Marriott’s Woes Continue with Loss of The Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach
June 14, 2013
Files Amended Complaint Seeking Additional Damages in Pending Litigation
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 13, 2013 -- Renaissance Hotels, a division of Marriott...
Top 10 Hotel Groups and Their Current Development Projects for Growth
June 19, 2013
The ten best hotel groups of the world further expands their hegemonies. Starwood Hotels and Resorts are planning 17 new properties for its top hotel brand St....
Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 104: Hilton’s Blunder: Penny Wise and Pound Foolish; Hotel History & More
Nobody Asked Me, But...No. 104: Hilton's Blunder: Penny Wise and Pound Foolish; Hotel History: Ponce de León Hotel, St. Augustine, FL; Quote of the...
Flip.to Brand Advocate Platform Drives Visitors and Direct Bookings to Cove Haven Resorts
June 11, 2013
All-Inclusive Entertainment Resorts turn to leaders in social marketing to revenue
Caribe Royale Orlando Reaches Over 13,000 Social Connections in First Month with Flip.to
June 20, 2013
ORLANDO, FL — JUNE 24, 2013 — Flip.to is the brand advocate platform that helps hotels boost brand awareness and earn new guests with the help of their...
Omni Hotels & Resorts to Acquire and Operate Five Iconic Resorts
June 12, 2013
Omni To Purchase Resort Properties from KSL Capital Partners
IRVING, Texas--June 12, 2013--Omni Hotels & Resorts today announced it has reached a...
Ritz-Carlton Departs Palm Beach Hotel July 1; Files Multi-million Dollar Claim Against Owner
CHEVY CHASE, Md., June 12, 2013 -- The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. said today it would cease managing The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Palm Beach as of July 1....
Hilton Worldwide Recognizes Top Franchise Development Owners in North America
June 13, 2013
MCLEAN, Va. - June 13, 2013 - Hilton Worldwide today announced honors for its top annual development awards in North America. Awards are presented in five...
VingCard Elsafe Introduces “Allure by VingCard” a “No-lock-on-the-door” RFID Hotel Locking Solution
June 24, 2013
Unique new RFID locking system provides an integrated in-room solution with sleek "no hardware" design and customizable functionalityDallas - June 24, 2013 -...
Handheld Hospitality Announces “At Your Service”™ a Mobile Device App for Hotels & Guests at HITEC
June 18, 2013
June 18, 2013 Chevy Chase, MD -- At Your Service™, a breakthrough guest information app will make its debut at the Hotel Information and Technology...
Top–Line Extends To The Bottom-Line; An Analysis of Extended Stay Hotels
By Robert Mandelbaum
June 20, 2013
Hotel developers are attracted to extended-stay (ES) hotels because of the relative simplicity of their operations and high...
PKF Hotel Budget Guidance for 2014: Plan for Strong Increases in Revenues and Profits
7.7% RevPAR Increase Projected with a 15.4% Rise in Net Operating Income
June 13, 2013, Atlanta, Ga. - U.S. hotels are poised for significant gains in all the...
Architect Named for SBE Hotel Development in Seattle
June 29, 2013
Hotel-Online and BuildCentral Add/Update 139 Hotel Projects to the New Hotel Construction Projects Database
Chicago, IL. July 1, 2013 - Hotel-Online and...
$85 Million Renovation Underway for the Novotel New York Times Square; September Completion Planned
June 28, 2013
June 28, 2013 (New York, NY) - Novotel New York is making a dramatic mark on its centrally-located Times Square address with an exciting $85 million revamp...
Hyatt Forms Joint Venture with Developer FSA Group S.A. for Nine Hyatt Place Hotels in Brazil
CHICAGO - June 18, 2013 - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the execution of an agreement to form a joint venture between a Hyatt affiliate...
Austin, Texas Tells J.W. Marriott Developer, White Lodging, it Violated $3.8 Million Incentive Deal
Marty Toohey | Austin American-Statesman | June 15, 2013
June 15, 2013 --The developer building a J.W. Marriott in downtown Austin has broken its economic incentive agreement with the city and should forfeit $3.8...
ElevenOS Used by 7 HSIA Providers to Achieve Marriott Property Internet Certification
Most recently, Blueport Wireless and Broadband Hospitality leveraged Eleven's guest Internet management platform to pass Marriott's rigorous certification...
Digital Marketing Center Enables Hotel Management Companies to Drive More Online Revenue
June 21, 2013
Vizergy® See's Fast Growth for System Touted as 6 Tools In 1
Jacksonville, FL (June 24, 2013) - Vizergy Digital Travel Marketing made major...
Iconic Paris Hotel to Re-brand as Paris Marriott Opera Ambassador Hotel
June 27, 2013
June 27, 2013 - London – Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) today announced that the 298-room Paris Marriott Opera Ambassador Hotel will join its...
Vizergy® Client Websites Named Interactive Media Awards Winners for Third Consecutive Year
Modern, ROI Focused Hotel Websites Win Awards
Jacksonville, FL (June 11, 2013) - Vizergy Digital Travel Marketing recently won two Interactive Media Awards™...
Ultima Hospitality Acquires the 202-room Boston Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott; Plans Renovation
CHICAGO, Ill. (June 28, 2013) - Ultima Hospitality, an industry-leading investment and hotel management company, announces the purchase, renovation and...
London’s Montcalm Hotels Obtain Global Sales Support with Pegasus Solutions
Two Award-Winning Boutique Properties Target International Buyers with Pegasus Connect+
DALLAS (June 11, 2013) – Two award-winning Montcalm Hotels in London...
Aimbridge Hospitality Chosen to Manage Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
DALLAS, June 28, 2013 -- Aimbridge Hospitality announced that it has been selected to manage the iconic Sugar Bay Resort & Spa on the island of St. Thomas,...
HSMAI Names Gopakumar Menon as 2013 Revenue Management Professional of the Year
June 10, 2013
MCLEAN, Va. (June 10, 2013) - The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce Gopakumar Menon, director, revenue...
Chesapeake Lodging Trust Acquires California’s 171-room Hyatt Santa Barbara for $305,000 per key
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (June 28, 2013) – Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE: CHSP) (the “Trust”) and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) (“Hyatt”) announced today...