Top 25 : Aug 2015

Duetto Secures $30M in Series C Funding to Further Accelerate its Worldwide Expansion

August 4, 2015

Now in Hotels in 50 Countries, Duetto’s Cloud-Based, Big Data Solution Doubles Hotel Profitability San Francisco, August 4, 2015—Duetto, the...

Have Internet? The Lawsuit the Entire Hotel Industry Is Watching

August 10, 2015

By Trevor Warner  As an update to our first article on the lawsuit filed by Nomadix against Blueprint RF, a federal judge ruled allegations of...

Intelity and Crestron Unveil Guestroom Services and Automation System at J House Greenwich

August 7, 2015

GREENWICH, Conn. – August 7, 2015 – Intelity, leading provider of hospitality guest services solutions, and Crestron Electronics, a leading provider of...

Big Data and the Hotel Stay: The Critical Connection

August 10, 2015

By Pierre Boettner, founder and CEO, hospitality pulseThe industry buzz around “Big Data” is deafening. ‘Big Data Analytics ’ -...

From Bad to Worse for Wyndham

August 27, 2015

By Scott Warner and Benjamin LambiotteLawyers often say “bad facts make bad law”. Combine that with weak legal arguments and, well, things can get really...

Regent Hotels & Resorts & Hua Hong Group Launch New Build Regent Place Harbin in China

August 7, 2015

[Harbin, August 7th, 2015] - Regent Hotels & Resorts and China’s Hua Hong Group confirmed the launch of Regent Place Harbin at the new Hua Hong...

The Trump Organization Appoints Eric Danziger as Chief Executive Officer of Trump Hotel Collection

August 11, 2015

NEW YORK – Aug. 11, 2015 – The Trump Organization announced today that it has appointed Eric Danziger as Chief Executive Officer of their luxury hotel...

A Team Without Accountability is a Team Destined to be Average

August 10, 2015

by Gary Hernbroth The good eat the mediocre. The great eat the good. And great wins. A recent client of mine asked his management team to do a bit of homework...

Are Hotel Management Companies All the Same? 2015 Hotel Management Benchmark Study

August 19, 2015

by Hans Detlefsen and Emiliia GordiienkoIntroductionHotel Appraisers & Advisors (HA&A) recently completed our 2015 Hotel Management Company Benchmark Analysis....

Hospitality Technology Provider Intelity Makes Debut on the Inc. 5000 List

August 12, 2015

ORLANDO. – August 12, 2015 – Intelity, leading provider of hospitality guest services software and solutions, appears for the first time on the Inc. 5000...

Citing REIT’s are Most Affected by Airbnb, Merrill Lynch Analysts Downgrade Many Large Hotel Groups

August 17, 2015

MarketWatch reports that by the end of 2016, Merrill Lynch analysts say listings on home-renting platform Airbnb Inc. could make up as much as 1.2% of hotel...

Fitch Ratings: Airbnb Not a Competitive Threat to US Hotels—Yet

August 6, 2015

What U.S. Lodging Companies Are SayingMost Companies Unfazed: Most lodging companies do not view rapidly growing Airbnb, Inc. as a competitive threat to their...

A Hotelier’s Perspective on the Sharing Economy: Welcome, Airbnb. Seriously.

August 17, 2015

by Bashar Wali I am a hotelier. Let's get that bias right out there. Everything I know and everything I do is focused on creating transcendent experiences for...

AccorHotels Shares Two Studies on CSR and its Effect on Guest Satisfaction and Business Performance

August 7, 2015

Under the group's sustainable development program, PLANET 21, AccorHotels studies confirm positive impact of sustainability commitmentAccorHotels reveals the...

The End of Hotel Rate Parity: Much Ado About Nothing

August 19, 2015

​by Vikram Singh Over the past few months, there has been a lot of talk about the imminent “end of hotel rate parity” and what it means for the...

“When Frank Sinatra Called, You Answered the Phone – Even at 3:am!”

August 21, 2015

There is something about the hotel industry that is like a magnate and no matter how long one has been in it, or how old you are you just cannot let go. ...

Study: Hotels Fail at Providing Reliable & Affordable Internet, Accessible Outlets, & Clean Rooms

August 13, 2015

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2015 -- Hotels continue to invest millions of dollars in lobbies and spas but, according to a new survey of frequent travelers, the...

Meetings Mean Business Urges Congressman Fitzpatrick to Fix Punitive Anti-Travel Legislation

August 6, 2015

Misguided legislation threatens to reduce government efficiency and effectiveness and undermine the government’s ability to serve taxpayer interests...

Technology Due Diligence Tips for Hotel Acquisitions

August 24, 2015

By David M. Scolnic Hotel acquisitions are hot, with many hotels achieving double-digit offers within days after being put on the market.  If you are...

U.S. News & World Report Reveals the 2015-16 Best Travel Rewards Programs

August 4, 2015

Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan is the No. 1 frequent flier program; Marriott Rewards continues reign as top hotel loyalty plan WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2015 -- U.S....

ZMC Hotels Sells its Portfolio of 29 Hotels to Hall Equities Group

Candace Renalls | Duluth News Tribune | August 21, 2015

Aug. 21--In one of the country's biggest hotel deals of the year, Duluth-based ZMC Hotels' portfolio of 29 hotels has been sold. The sale to the...

Who Are Your Guests? Maestro Analytics Knows

August 5, 2015

What do they eat; why do they stay; how can you serve them better? Ask Maestro Analytics. August 5, 2015 – Toronto – The hotel business changed last...

Newmarket Acquires Hotel SystemsPro

August 3, 2015

Madrid, August 3, 2015: Amadeus is to expand its sales and catering offering to the hotel industry with the acquisition of Hotel SystemsPro by Newmarket, an...

Disruption in the Hotel Industry is Increasing at an Exponential Pace, say Leaders at 3rd Annual RSS

August 7, 2015

Powered by Duetto, RSS Draws More than 300 to Discuss Revenue Strategy as a Key to Hotel Profitability in Today’s Dynamic Marketplace New York, August 7,...

Hotels Save Millions through Emerging HVAC Refurbishment and Re-commissioning Service

August 3, 2015

Transform fan coil units into sustainable, state of the art energy savers. Decades-old fan coil units may be saved rather than scrapped.  Davie, FL -...

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