Top 25 : Apr 2015

Conde Nast Traveler Releases The 2015 Hot List: The World’s Best New Hotels

April 20, 2015

May Issue on Newsstands April 28, 2015 NEW YORK, April 20, 2015—Today, the editors of Conde Nast Traveler announce the definitive guide to the best...

Starwood’s Oldest Franchise Empowers 1,500 Clients with Social Tables

April 6, 2015

Built in 1926, the Sheraton Commander is the oldest franchise in the Starwood Hotels & Resorts portfolio. Home to 5,500 square feet of meeting and event...

Flip.to Continues To Raise Its Game By Adding A Trifecta Of Heavy Hitters

April 9, 2015

April 9, 2015 - Flip.to has gained massive momentum in helping hotels reach millions of new travelers each month. To keep up the pace and continue delighting...

What Is The Most Important Question Your Reservations Sales Agents Should Ask?

April 6, 2015

by Doug KennedyIf you're like most hoteliers these days chances are you are looking to reduce distribution costs by increasing direct bookings.  If so,...

From Lookers To Bookers: How Your Online Reputation Can Be Your Best (Or Worst) Asset

April 16, 2015

by Leora Lanz and Juan LesmesDigital word of mouth is the new marketing powerhouse. With the explosion of news and content through media over-sharing in the...

Wyndham Launches Industry Leading, Automated Revenue Management System in Cloud-Based PMS

April 2, 2015

Collaborates with Infor, TravelClick and Elavon to offer franchisees exclusive, best-in-class, solutions PARSIPPANY, N.J. -  April 2, 2015 - Building on...

Learning to Cope with Airbnb

April 1, 2015

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) Despite what many have dismissed as a mere blip on the radar, Airbnb is a force to be reckoned with and we have...

Where Have The Real Hotel Marketers Gone?

April 8, 2015

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca)In my role as hotel industry consultant, marketer and blogger, I am often asked to provide advice to hoteliers...

IACC Reveals Top 10 Conference Food Trends for 2015

April 6, 2015

Useful tips for meeting planners contribute towards healthier conferences   Chicago, Illinois, April 6, 2015 - Following extensive research among the 400...

Lifestyle Hotels: The Emergence of a New Creative Class

April 23, 2015

April 2015 By Zeina R. Fawaz  How It All Started  The Lifestyle niche has gained momentum in recent years and has evolved into an established...

Flip.to and Availpro Partner to Help Hotels Earn More Guests and Grow Direct Booking Revenue

April 17, 2015

ORLANDO, FL - April 2015 - Flip.to today announced its strategic partnership with Availpro, the leading booking engine and reputation management provider in...

Starwood Launches the Tribute Portfolio, a Collection of Independent Hotels

April 16, 2015

STAMFORD, Conn.-- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today introduced Tribute Portfolio™, the company’s 10th brand and second collection...

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces Recipients of 2014 Hilton Brand Awards

April 16, 2015

Hilton’s Flagship Brand Honors Hotels Globally for Outstanding Achievements April 16, 2015 - MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of...

Metamediaries Forcing Hotels to Adapt

April 7, 2015

By Chris Nieberding Online travel agencies (OTAs) were among the first to enter this realm. Today, new companies are attempting to compete with the OTAs...

Why Everyone is Building a Hotel in Detroit

JC Reindl and John Gallagher | Detroit Free Press | April 6, 2015

April 05--Downtown Detroit's hotel market has for decades faced the same problem: How to attract guests year-round and not just during the auto show and other...

Currently Under Renovation in Richmond, VA, Quirk Hotel, A Destination Hotel, will Open in Q3 2015

April 7, 2015

Englewood, Colo. - April 7, 2015 - Destination Hotels announces today the addition of soon-to-open Quirk Hotel, A Destination Hotel, in Richmond, Va. to its...

Magnolia Hotel Group Simplifies Global Property Budgets for Growing Portfolio

April 1, 2015

Multi-Brand Operator Implements Enterprise Budgeting and Accounting; GMs Refine Spend and Revenue in Real TimeApril 1, 2015 - "We recently took over a...

HEI Hotels & Resorts Promotes Three of its Senior Management Team

April 6, 2015

NORWALK, Conn., April 6, 2015 -- HEI Hotels and Resorts announced today several promotions and organizational improvements that will ensure the company is...

Cash Rich Chinese Investors Check in to Hilton; Is Blackstone Considering Sale of Majority Stake?

Geoff Foster | Daily Mail, London | April 9, 2015

April 08--Cash-rich Chinese investors are expected to hoover up billions of pounds worth of hotel assets this year. Sales of US hotels to the Chinese have...

Intelity Becomes First to Offer Expanded Hotel Service Features on Apple Watch

April 10, 2015

April 10, 2015 - Hospitality technology firm Intelity is announcing the availability of new operational features for hotel staff on the Apple Watch. The...

Graceland Gains Approval for New $95M, 450-room Hotel & a $30M to $40M Entertainment Complex

Richard Locker | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. | April 10, 2015

April 09--NASHVILLE -- The state approved Memphis' request for a tourism development zone for the 120-acre Graceland campus Thursday, and construction of a...

The Knowland Group Announces Release of Insight 3.1

April 7, 2015

Business intelligence in the group meetings marketplace to be redefinedWashington, D.C. (Apr.7, 2015) – The Knowland Group, the leading business...

Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints David Makarsky as Chief Operating Officer

April 6, 2015

FAIRFAX, VA - April 6, 2015 - James Carroll, President & CEO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC, announces the appointment of David J. Makarsky as Chief...

Hotelogix Offers 5 Reasons Why Independent Hotels Should Join the Cloud PMS Stampede

April 7, 2015

Better control on business, expanded market reach, improved guest experience, better cost controls, and anywhere/anytime access are topping the list of reasons...

Four Tips to Help Hoteliers Keep Their Computer Systems Running Smooth

April 6, 2015

By Brad HardingWith tens of thousands of hotels across the United States, it can be difficult for hotels to stay competitive. From managing staff to meeting...

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