Top 25 : Apr 2014

Hotel Investment: How to Finance the New Supply?

April 11, 2014

In most western countries that already have well-established hotel infrastructures, growth of the supply slowed significantly since the end of the 1990s. By...

SoTHERLY Hotels Inc. Acquires Atlanta’s Iconic Georgian Terrace Hotel for $61 million

April 1, 2014

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.--(April 1, 2014)--SoTHERLY Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHO) (the “Company”) today announced that the Company has acquired the...

Travel Tripper Launches Multi-property Shopping and Cross-selling Features in RezTrip Booking Engine

April 2, 2014

(NEW YORK) - Travel Tripper, a leading hotel technology provider based in New York, has launched exciting new capabilities in RezTrip, its premier central...

Travel Tripper Introduces Specials & Packages and Offer Landing Pages in RezTrip Web-booking Engine

April 9, 2014

(NEW YORK)-RezTrip, the premium central reservation system by hotel technology provider Travel Tripper, now generates an automated Specials & Packages page and...

CSM Lodging & MDG Development Form Joint Venture for New 125-key Hyatt Place Hotel, Lansing, MI

April 1, 2014

Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 1, 2014 … CSM Lodging, a division of CSM Corporation, has announced the latest addition to the growing hotel management and...

Airbnb to Begin Collecting 14% Hotel Tax for San Francisco Rentals Satisfying City But Not Landlords

Carolyn Said | San Francisco Chronicle | April 1, 2014

April 01--Airbnb, the fast-growing website in San Francisco that lets people rent out their homes or rooms to travelers, took a giant step toward legitimizing...

Eric A. Danziger Joins Hampshire Hotels Management as President and Chief Executive Officer

April 2, 2014

Industry Veteran To Lead Next Phase Growth Strategy For New York Based Hotel GroupNEW YORK, NY--( Apr 1, 2014) -  Hampshire Hotels Management, LLC, today...

Massachusetts Lodging Association Recognizes 2013 Stars of the Industry

April 1, 2014

The Massachusetts lodging industry gathered last Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Boston to honor exemplary employees and unique programs in the...

AH&LA Honors Outstanding Hotel Employees With Annual Stars of the Industry Awards

April 2, 2014

Recognizes individual achievement in multiple property sizes, categoriesWashington, April 1, 2014- At today's American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)...

The Dean, Providence, RI’s New Boutique Hotel Designed to be Artistic, Forgoes Phones & Dressers

Jenna Pelletier | The Providence Journal, R.I. | April 4, 2014

April 03--PROVIDENCE -- Check into the new Dean Hotel and you won't find a telephone or a dresser in your room. "We find that passe," said general manager...

Bonaventure Resort Earns South’s Top 75 Resorts For Groups & Top 25 Business Meetings Resorts Awards

April 2, 2014

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 2014 … Bonaventure Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resort® and Benchmark Conference Center®, has announced that the property is a...

Marriott International Completes Acquisition of Protea Hospitality Group

April 1, 2014

Bethesda, Md., USA  and Cape Town, April 1, 2014 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today became the largest hotel company in Africa...

Jason Mier Joins Sceptre Hospitality as Director of Client Experience Management

April 2, 2014

HOUSTON, TX, April 2, 2014- Sceptre Hospitality Resources today announced that Jason Mier has joined the company as SHR's first Director of Client Experience...

Indoor and Outdoor Waterparks Show Growth in 2014

April 4, 2014

by David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC  The amount of indoor and outdoor waterpark square footage will grow at a faster rate in 2014 than in any year...

Eviction Notices Soar as San Francisco Clamps Down on Airbnb Rentals

Carolyn Said | San Francisco Chronicle | April 7, 2014

April 07--Jeffrey Katz felt nauseous. The special-ed teacher makes ends meet by hosting Airbnb guests in the living room of his San Francisco apartment. But...

Educational Institute Honors 2014 Leaders in Hospitality Training and Education

April 1, 2014

Washington, D.C., April 1, 2014-The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) has announced this year's winners of its awards for leaders in...

IHG and Maplewood Hotels & Resorts to Develop 15 Candlewood Suites® Hotels in Canada

April 2, 2014

Maplewood to Begin Canadian Development in 2014Bedford, Nova Scotia – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] and Maplewood Hotels &...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 123; Hotel History: Boone Tavern Hotel, Berea, Kentucky

April 1, 2014

Quote of the Month; My New BookBy Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: Boone Tavern Hotel* Built on the old Dixie Highway and named after Kentucky...

Avoiding Tourism Marketing Disasters - Part I by Dr. Peter Tarlow

April 1, 2014

(The May Edition will focus on the Recovery) All too often tourism professionals have taken the position that if I do not talk about a potential disaster then...

Relaxed Marijuana Laws Give Rise to Colorado’s First “Bud & Breakfast” Inn

April 11, 2014

DENVER, Apr 10, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pladeo Corp., soon to be known as The MaryJane Group, Inc. (otcqb:PLAD) ("Pladeo," the "Company," or "The...

The Plasencia Group Announces the Sale of The Bilmar Beach Resort

April 7, 2014

Tampa, Fla.  (April 7, 2014) - The Plasencia Group is pleased to announce the sale of the Bilmar Beach Resort in Treasure Island, FL.  The Plasencia...

IHG Completes Disposal of an 80% Interest in InterContinental New York Barclay

April 1, 2014

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] announces the completion of the acquisition by Constellation Barclay Holding US, LLC, of an...

The New Service Recovery Paradox: Step it Up with Follow-up

April 4, 2014

The service recovery paradox is as simple as it is timeless:  A dissatisfied guest who becomes satisfied is more loyal than the guest who never had a...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Appoints Achim Lenders to Oversee Global Food and Beverage Strategy

April 2, 2014

STAMFORD, Conn.-- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that Achim Lenders, an industry veteran with 30 years of experience, has...

AH&LA Recognizes Hotels With National Achievement Awards

April 2, 2014

Honors Innovative IT, Environmental, and Service ProgramsWashington, April 1, 2014-The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today announced the winners...

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