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Mortenson Development Begins Construction 176-Room Hilton Garden Inn Madison Adjacent to University of Wisconsin – Madison

Mortenson | August 19, 2019

Madison, WI – (August 19, 2019) – Mortenson Development has announced that it has completed the land purchase and hotel brand negotiations and that construction has started on the seven-story, 176-room Hilton Garden Inn Madison development project, located at 770 Regent Street. The site is strategically positioned adjacent to both the Southwest Commuter Bike Path and East Campus Mall, which connect pedestrians to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, providing convenient access to campus facilities including the Kohl Center, an arena and athletics center; Memorial Union, the student union on Lake Mendota; and Camp Randall Stadium, home to ...

IHG® Appoints Julienne Smith as Senior Vice President, Development in the Americas

IHG | August 19, 2019

Smith to lead development for Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo® and EVEN® Hotels brands in IHG’s largest region IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has appointed Julienne Smith as Senior Vice President, Development in the Americas region. In this role, Smith will lead a team responsible for increasing IHG’s presence in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean for new-builds and conversions to the Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo® and EVEN® Hotels brands. She will also lead the Transactions & Asset Management team, which is focused on growing and enhancing IHG’s relationship with owners...

Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables Appoints New Managment Team

August 19, 2019

MIAMI, Aug. 19, 2019 -- Recently recognized as one of the 2018 Reader's Choice Awards "Top Hotels in Miami" for Condé Nast Traveler, and located in the heart of the "City Beautiful," the Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables has gone through various changes. Most recently, the ownership of this four-diamond hotel has made major strides to take the property and brand into the new millennium. The storied property was added to the acclaimed Marriott "Autograph Collection," which celebrates boutique hotels, unique in design and thoughtful in spirit. Offering next-level customer service and overall white-glove guest experience, Hotel Colonnade invites...

Why There Is More Than Just Analyzing RevPAR Index

HotStats | August 19, 2019

By Laura Resco Financial performance in the hospitality industry is traditionally measured in absolute terms: actuals for the relevant KPIs are compared against their budgeted numbers and, from this assessment, action plans are developed to correct course when needed. Moreover, in the presence of changes in market conditions, budgets are revised to make goals reflect the new business environment. This absolute method measures a hotel’s performance against a backdrop of external factors. And although this knowledge is crucial, it by no means suffices to grasp the entirety of an operation’s financial health. The relative method, on th...

GCommerce Announces Will Ferris as Chief Technology Officer

GCommerce | August 19, 2019

PARK CITY, Utah (August 19, 2019) - GCommerce has announced that Will Ferris, former Senior Vice President of Operations, will be filling the role as the organization’s new Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Ferris started at GCommerce in 2006 doing work for business development until he quickly moved into the Search Marketing department. His work developed one of the largest paid search accounts at GCommerce. Mr. Ferris’ passion for innovation did not stop there. After his time working within the Search Marketing field, he assumed the role of Senior Vice President of Operations at GCommerce. In this position, he managed the day-to-day work...

Aimbridge Hospitality Adds Six Caribbean Hotels to Management Portfolio

Aimbridge Hospitality | August 19, 2019

DALLAS, TX (August 19, 2019) - Aimbridge Hospitality, the nation’s largest independent hotel management company, is heating up its international portfolio with the addition of six Caribbean resorts. The new Caribbean resorts now under Aimbridge Hospitality management include: Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino, Curaçao After undergoing a complete rebuild, the property is set to reopen in fall 2019. Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residence, Cayman Islands The resort is currently under construction with opening scheduled for Fall 2021. Margaritaville Beach Resort at The Pointe, Nassau, Bahamas This new...

Tennessee Quality Inn & Suites Will Be Auctioned on RealINSIGHT Marketplace This September

RealINSIGHT | August 19, 2019

CENTERVILLE, TN—August 19, 2019—RealINSIGHT Marketplace and CBRE Hotels are pleased to offer the fee-simple interest in the 39-room Quality Inn & Suites, situated in Centerville, Tennessee. This full-service hotel is situated along Highway 100, between Highway 50 and Highway 48, and is approximately 15 miles from Interstate 40. This Quality Inn & Suites benefits from great accessibility and is within close proximity to some of Centerville’s main demand generators, including the Duck River (1.8 miles), Centerville RiverPark, Life Care Center of Centerville, Saint Thomas Hickman Hospital, Pink Cadillac Drive In Movie Theater, G...

Study: A Record 768 Million U.S. Vacation Days Went Unused in ’18, Opportunity Cost in the Billions

U.S. Travel Association | August 19, 2019

WASHINGTON American workers left a record number of vacation days on the table last year—768 million days, up 9% from 2017—according to new research from the U.S. Travel Association, Oxford Economics and Ipsos. Of the unused days, 236 million were forfeited completely, equating to $65.5 billion in lost benefits. More than half (55%) of workers reported they did not use all their allotted time off. While American workers are leaving more unused days on the table, they are also taking more days of paid time off; American workers took off an average of 17.2 days in 2017 and 17.4 days in 2018. Employment in the U.S. is st...

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