Top 25 : Jan 2014

HSMAI Names 2013 Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds In Sales & Marketing

January 6, 2014

Top-25 Recipients to be Recognized Feb. 24 at the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala McLean, Va. (January 6, 2014) - The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association...

Starwood & The Phoenician Get an Expensive (and unnecessary) Lesson in ADA Compliance. Who’s Next?

January 16, 2014

For the most recent update on this topic, click here Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 16 January 2014 Hotel Lawyer with observations on the...

Smart Hotelier’s 2014 Top Ten Digital Marketing Resolutions

January 2, 2014

By Max Starkov & Mariana Safer Whether you’ve experienced digital marketing success this year, or have continued to struggle with your direct...

Hotel Management Agreements: 5 Things to Keep in Mind When You Look for a Hotel Operator

January 24, 2014

For the most recent update on this topic, click here By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 24...

Flip.to Helps Guests of Acme Hotel Company Share Travel Adventures with Their Friends

January 24, 2014

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 24, 2013 - Flip.to, the brand advocate platform for hotels, is helping Acme Hotel Company create an online diary for their guests. The...

DIRECTV Drops The Weather Channel: What This Means to the Hotel Industry

January 27, 2014

With the announcement on January 15, 2014, and the news of DIRECTV dropping The Weather Channel because of a disagreement on a market-based carriage deal, our...

Hotel Industry Outlook: Jim Butler’s Top 10 for 2014

January 21, 2014

For the most recent update on this topic, click here By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 21...

Martin Belz, President & Chairman of Peabody Hotel Group, Files for Bankruptcy

Thomas Bailey Jr. | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. | January 31, 2014

Jan. 31--Arkansas real estate deals that went bad have exposed the finances and sometimes lavish lifestyle of a Memphis scion. Martin S. "Marty'' Belz, son...

AAA Extends Five Diamond Honor to 14 Additional Hotels and Restaurants for 2014

January 17, 2014

Only 124 luxurious hotels and 59 world-class restaurants across North America were selected to receive the travel authority’s highest property rating...

Marriott Honors Top Owners & Franchisees for 2013; Partnership Circle Award Given to Four Companies

January 6, 2014

January 6, 2014 - Marriott International honored top owner and franchise companies at the annual MINA & Full Service Owners Conference held recently at The...

New Credit Card Scam in Hotel Corridors 2014 – A Cautionary Tale

January 24, 2014

By Randy Hulce, VP Business Development HMG Hotels Hotel Managers Group keeps in contact with general managers in the market areas where we operate, discussing...

Hotel Company Execs: What Keeps Them Up, What Reports are Important, Are They Going Mobile?

January 7, 2014

Executives Share Top of Mind Thinking About Priorities, Challenges, and How They Do Business January 7, 2014 - After a year of recovery and growth, hotel...

2013 Top Hotels for Food Lovers in the Best U.S. Food Cities

January 10, 2014

Charleston Hotels Dishing Up Best Food Say Online Hotel Reviews New York, San Francisco, New Orleans, and more recently Charleston are among the best food...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 119; Is Marriott’s Edition Brand Outlook Bright? What Makes a City Great?

January 14, 2014

Quote of the Month; My New Book By Stanley Turkel, CMHS January 14, 2014 1. Is Marriott's Edition Brand Outlook Bright? With the recent $815 million sale of...

Segmenting Millennial Travelers: Business vs. Leisure by Teresa Lee

January 13, 2014

In the past year, a lot has been said and happened in regards to Millennials and the hospitality industry.  For example, there was exciting news from...

TripAdvisor Names World’s Best Accommodations With 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards For Hotels

January 22, 2014

12th Annual Global Awards Honor Top Hotels Overall and in Categories Including Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Family, Luxury, Romance, and Small HotelsNEWTON, Mass.,...

The Brown Hotel’s New E-Commerce Strategy Delivers 31:1 ROI

January 21, 2014

Vizergy® Wins Gold HSMAI Adrian Award on Behalf of The Brown Hotel Jacksonville, FL (January 21, 2013) - The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association...

Valencia Group Grows Portfolio with Pegasus Solutions

January 7, 2014

Lone Star Court and Hotel Sorella Country Club Join Pegasus Connect+ DALLAS (January 8, 2014) - Award-winning hotel operator,  Valencia Group,  has...

Summit Hotel Properties Closes Three Acquisitions and Completes the Disposition of Five Hotels

January 15, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas - January 15, 2014 - Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE: INN) (the "Company") today announced that it has closed on three previously announced...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 120 Hotel History: Wolcott Hotel (1904); Quote of the Month; My New Book

January 28, 2014

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: Wolcott Hotel (1904)*  Although it opened on March 1, 1904, the Wolcott remains one of New York City's...

The Top Trends in Search for 2014

January 21, 2014

By Benu Aggarwal Founder and President of Milestone Internet Marketing First and foremost we wish our readers a happy and prosperous New Year. In 2013,...

Renovations are on the Rise: Owners & Operators Get Creative to Put WOW Factor Back in Guestrooms

January 27, 2014

During the Great Recession, the decline in hotel operating performance left very limited, if any funding for hotel renovation reserves. In recognition of these...

Survey Reveals Top 2014 Priorities for Independent Hoteliers to Maximize Profits, Guest Engagement

January 8, 2014

Indies Rank Personal Service, Mobile, Direct Booking, BI, Integrated Ops and Data Security at Top of List to Increase Revenue and Guest Loyalty Markham, ON -...

Profiles in Success: Online Packages, Guest Engagement, Mobile Strategy Reward Independent Operator

January 28, 2014

Lodging Hospitality Management Launches New '2-Click' Micro-Visual Website; Increases Direct Booking and Revenue with Maestro ResWave Dynamic Packages, Social...

IHG & PT Hotel Dago Pakar to Open New 223-key InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar in Indonesia

January 27, 2014

Jakarta, 27 January 2014: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and PT Hotel Dago Pakar have signed a management agreement for the 204-room and 19-villa...

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