Top 25 : Jun 2013

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...

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

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

June 12, 2013

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...

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....

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...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 104: Hilton’s Blunder: Penny Wise and Pound Foolish; Hotel History & More

June 19, 2013

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...

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...

PKF Hotel Budget Guidance for 2014: Plan for Strong Increases in Revenues and Profits

June 13, 2013

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...

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...

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...

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...

Vizergy® Client Websites Named Interactive Media Awards Winners for Third Consecutive Year

June 11, 2013

Modern, ROI Focused Hotel Websites Win Awards Jacksonville, FL (June 11, 2013) - Vizergy Digital Travel Marketing recently won two Interactive Media Awards™...

In Memoriam: Celebrating the Life of Stephen Garff Marriott

June 24, 2013

June 24, 2013 - Stephen Garff Marriott, Executive Vice President for Culture at Marriott International, the global hotel company founded by his grandparents in...

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...

ElevenOS Used by 7 HSIA Providers to Achieve Marriott Property Internet Certification

June 19, 2013

Most recently, Blueport Wireless and Broadband Hospitality leveraged Eleven's guest Internet management platform to pass Marriott's rigorous certification...

Aimbridge Hospitality Chosen to Manage Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

June 28, 2013

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,...

Top–Line Extends To The Bottom-Line; An Analysis of Extended Stay Hotels

June 20, 2013

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...

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...

Data is the New Currency of Hotel Digital Marketing

June 20, 2013

Cendyn's 360 Marketing Platform Leads the Way For Hotels to Take Control Boca Raton, Fla. - June 20, 2013 - Over the past few years the digital marketing...

$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...

Concord Hospitality Implements Aptech’s Execuvue® BI at All 90 Properties

June 18, 2013

Execuvue GM Dashboards Track Property STR Comparisons, Labor Data, Multiple Financial Reporting Metrics At HITEC Visit Aptech in Booth # 901 Pittsburgh, PA -...

HITEC Celebrates the Latest Technology Innovations in Minneapolis, Minnesota

June 28, 2013

Austin, Texas (June 28, 2013) - The hospitality technology community came together this week to see and discuss the latest industry innovations at the...

Chesapeake Lodging Trust Acquires California’s 171-room Hyatt Santa Barbara for $305,000 per key

June 28, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (June 28, 2013) – Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE: CHSP) (the “Trust”) and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) (“Hyatt”) announced today...

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