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Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant Biloxi in Mississippi to Break Ground on 250-key Hotel
December 31, 2013
BILOXI, Miss., Dec. 31, 2013 -- Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant Biloxi announced today it will break ground on a new hotel facility in the Spring, and...
The 299-room Aloft Yancheng Opens in Jiangsu Province of Eastern China
YANCHENG, China - December 31, 2013 - Aloft Hotels, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today announced the opening of Aloft Yancheng...
Rotate Black Gets OK for Hemingway Casino & Resort in Gulfport, Mississippi; Includes 205-room Hotel
Lauren Walck | The Sun Herald | December 31, 2013
Dec. 31--GULFPORT -- The Coast is one step closer to getting another casino after the Mississippi Gaming Commission approved plans Monday.
The crowd inside...
Ventura, California’s Pierpont Inn Joins Wyndham Chain; Becomes Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn
Stephanie Hoops | Ventura County Star, Calif. | December 31, 2013
Dec. 31--The Pierpont Inn is starting 2014 with a new name, the Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn.
Owner Brighton Management renamed the century-old...
Mohegan Sun Submits Site Plan for $1.3 Billion Revere Casino in Massachusetts
Matthew Sturdevant | The Hartford Courant | December 31, 2013
Dec. 31--Mohegan Sun on Tuesday submitted its site application for a $1.3 billion resort casino on the grounds of Suffolk Downs racetrack in Revere, Mass....
OTO Development Proposes 176-room Hotel for Redwood City, California
Bonnie Eslinger | Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. | December 31, 2013
Dec. 31--Redwood City has received an application to build a five-story hotel next to the city's waterfront.
Land for the hotel, located in the residential...
Ames Hotel Management Plans to Develop Hotel on Newly Acquired Land in Ames, Iowa
Gavin Aronsen | Ames Tribune, Iowa | December 31, 2013
Dec. 31--A central Iowa developer has plans to build a new hotel in southeast Ames.
In October, Ames Hotel Management Inc., of Ankeny, bought two plats of...
NCE Realty & Capital Group Acquires Long-Dormant French Quarter Inn in Memphis, Tennessee for $1.9 M
Thomas Bailey Jr. | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. | December 31, 2013
Dec. 31--The long-closed French Quarter Inn was sold Tuesday morning to California-based NCE Realty & Capital Group.
The deep-pocketed firm paid $1.9...
California’s Orange County Tourism Up Big; RevPAR Up 9.1% in 2013 - 4.9% Growth Expected for 2014
Mary Ann Milbourn | The Orange County Register | December 31, 2013
Dec. 31--Tourism helped lead Orange County out of the recession, and hospitality industry leaders expect the good times to continue to roll in 2014.
Travel Tripper Helps Hotels Earn New Guests in a Trusted, Natural Way with Flip.to
December 30, 2013
Orlando, FL — January 2, 2014 — Flip.to and Travel Tripper announced the beginning of a strategic partnership that includes a seamless integration...
TripAdvisor Caught Red-Handed
Glasgow's Bellgrove Hotel, a homeless shelter, finds itself in TripAdvisor's Top 100 best hotels in the United Kingdom
The community site has again been caught...
2013 World Rankings of The Top 10 Hotel Groups and Top 15 Brands
IHG Retains Top Spot in Groups With Nearly 660,000 Rooms; Holiday Inn & Holiday Inn Express Overtake Best Western for Top Spot in Brands
April 3, 2013 - The...
IHG Becomes First in Industry to Commit to Free Internet for All Loyalty Members Worldwide
Move prompted by research indicating free internet is more important than room service to travellersLONDON, March 26, 2013 - IHG (InterContinental Hotels...
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts CEO, Kathleen Taylor, to Step Down
TORONTO-February 5, 2013--Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts today announced that Kathleen Taylor will be leaving her role as Chief Executive Officer.
HSMAI Names the Top 25 Minds in Hospitality Sales and Marketing for 2012
McLean, Va. (January 9, 2013) – The Hospitality Sales& Marketing Association International (HSMAI) today announced its 10th annual list of the “Top 25 Most...
The Rainmaker Group Achieves Recognition, Success and Drives Innovation in 2013
Boosts Customer Satisfaction and Grows Reputation of Progressive Leadership ATLANTA - December 30, 2013 - The Rainmaker Group, the leading provider of...
Take Off the Training Wheels and Learn to Ride
by Renie CavallariThere is a huge difference between training and learning, and the gap between these two can be vast. Training-as it's often done in...
Commonwealth Hotels Names Casey Chapple as General Manager for Hyatt Place Salt Lake City Airport
COVINGTON, Ky., Dec. 30, 2013 -- Commonwealth Hotels, Inc. today announced that Casey Chapple has been appointed General Manager for the Hyatt Place Salt Lake...
The Southern Living Hotel Collection Welcomes Keswick Hall in Keswick, Virginia
Atlanta, GA - December 30, 2013 - The Southern Living Hotel Collection, (www.SouthernLivingHotelCollection.com) a small, curated group of independent, four-and...
Affordable Suites of America Opens in Fayetteville, North Carolina
Fayetteville, NC - December 30, 2013 - Affordable Suites of America announced the opening of it's 19th location in Fayetteville, NC today. The property...