Top 25 : Oct 2014

The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, NY Names Executive Chef Ashfer Biju to Additional Role as F & B Director

October 7, 2014

NEW YORK - [October 7, 2014] - Executive Chef Ashfer Biju is now wearing two toques at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York, adding the additional role of Food &...

Marriott Signs FCC Consent Decree and Agrees to Pay $600,000 Civil Penalty for Wi-Fi Blocking

October 6, 2014

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 6 October 2014Have you ever wondered why your cell...

The Favorite Hotel of Multimillionaires? Hint: It’s in Las Vegas

Don Chareunsy | Las Vegas Sun | October 1, 2014

Oct. 01--Where does a multimillionaire stay when he or she needs a break from the mansion in Malibu, penthouse in New York, bungalow in the Bahamas, chateau...

Create A “Selfie Station” At Your Hotel

October 10, 2014

by Doug Kennedy October 10, 2014  Most hotels and resorts are always looking for ways to expand their presence on social media.  Many Tweet-out...

CheckMate ‘Wows’ Travelers with Hotel Check-In Cards in Google App

October 1, 2014

Integration Raises the Bar, Offers Guests a Better Hotel Check-in Experience at Their Fingertips San Francisco, CA - October 1, 2014 CheckMate, the leading...

Hilton Worldwide Launches Canopy by Hilton, a New Lifestyle Hotel Brand to Begin Opening in 2015

October 15, 2014

October 15, 2014 - MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of Canopy by Hilton, a new hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle category...

Flip.to Adds Three of the Travel Industry’s Best People to Stay Ahead of Aggressive Growth

October 1, 2014

ORLANDO - OCTOBER 2014 - Flip.to, the brand advocacy platform that helps hotels earn new guests, is undergoing a massive growth of its customer base and has...

Best Western Launches “Vib” - A New Urban Boutique Hotel Concept

October 9, 2014

Also Announces a New Soft Brand Offering - BW Premier Collection  TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 -- Best Western International is launching two major new hotel...

A Mosquito Interrupted My Guest Experience

October 17, 2014

By Roberta Nedry Late afternoon, lazing in our cabana chairs outside our room, next to the pool, overlooking the beach, waiting for our first cocktail as...

Hyatt Sells the 216-room Park Hyatt Washington for $100 Million or $463,000 per key

October 2, 2014

CHICAGO (October 2, 2014) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Westmont Hospitality Group today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has sold the 216-room...

Hilton Worldwide Agrees to Sell Waldorf Astoria New York to Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95 Billion

October 6, 2014

Hilton Worldwide will Continue to Manage the Property under a 100-year Management Agreement October 06, 2014 - MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc....

The Liquidation Sale of the University Plaza Hotel & Conference Center Opens Thursday, October 16th

October 14, 2014

Sale Begins at 10:00 a.m. and will be Conducted by NCL/ National Content Liquidators, Inc.   Building Coming Down and Everything Must Go! (Columbus,...

Going Indie: Pros Talk Why, How…and Outcomes

October 13, 2014

Time to Take Your Property Independent? Three Leading Executives Share Insights on the Most Important Decision a Hotel Owner Can MakeOctober 13, 2014 - Times...

IHG Announces Senior Leadership Changes in Asia, Middle East and Africa

October 7, 2014

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces a number of strategic changes to its Asia, Middle East and...

Photography, Mobile Technology & Social Media Combine to Increase Brand Awareness, Generate Revenues

October 7, 2014

Adding Mobile Photo Share by RoamingAround to the 2015 budget will heighten customer engagement, boost revenues and improve CRM via mobile incentives,...

Flip.to Makes Guest Advocacy Incredibly Impactful, Personal and Scalable for NYLO

October 9, 2014

ORLANDO, FL - OCTOBER 2014 - "We are delighted with the success of Flip.to," says Michael Mueller, CEO for NYLO Hotels, a unique alternative for business and...

How Hotels are Combatting Shrinking Booking Lead Times with nSight Travel Intelligence

October 2, 2014

Forward-looking analytics enable hotel revenue managers to manage by need period, marketers to segment by arrival date NASHVILLE, TN - October 2, 2014 -...

Winegardner & Hammons, Inc. Receives Highest Honor from Marriott International

October 17, 2014

Marriott International National Association (MINA) Conference Recognizes WHI with Partnership Circle Award, Service Excellence and Food & Beverage...

10 Quick Ways to Invigorate Your F&B

October 8, 2014

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) Year ago, my sister wrote a book entitled, "Everybody Eats." While not particularly useful for the average...

The Plasencia Group Announces the Sale of the Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina in Tampa, Florida

October 6, 2014

Tampa, Fla.  (October 6, 2014) – The Plasencia Group is pleased to announce the sale of the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, located in Tampa,...

SH Group Makes Four Executive Appointments for Baccarat Hotel New York and 1 Hotels New York & Miami

October 8, 2014

New York, NY (October 8, 2014) - SH Group, Starwood Capital's hotel brand management company, is pleased to announce the appointments of four executive hires...

Marriott International’s Statement on FCC Ruling

October 6, 2014

Marriott has a strong interest in ensuring that when our guests use our Wi-Fi service, they will be protected from rogue wireless hotspots that can cause...

The Return of Hotel Financing and What to Consider

October 17, 2014

​by Ashish AminDriven by rising room rates, demand, and limited supply growth, hotel acquisition financing/refinancing looks to be back in full swing....

Fun is More Business than You Think! (Video Competition)

October 2, 2014

By: Renie Cavallari There is no doubt about it: when you enjoy your work, you do a better job. Everyone is more productive when they feel happy. Because...

10 Ways Hotels Can Get More Out of Social

October 17, 2014

With all the myriad ways for hotels to use social media, we thought it might be useful to highlight 10 fundamentals of how hotels can get more out of social...

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