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Tourism Tidbits: Human Rights and Tourism

Tourism Tidbits: Human Rights and Tourism

November 9, 2018

November 2018 By Dr. Peter Tarlow In the United States, the month of November is connected to the holiday of Thanksgiving.  It is a day of contemplative...

Sarasota County Has Numbers Showing Terrible Effect of Red Tide: Crash of Hotel Occupancy and Bed Tax Collections

Sarasota County Has Numbers Showing Terrible Effect of Red Tide: Crash of Hotel Occupancy and Bed Tax Collections

Laura Finaldi | Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla. | November 9, 2018

Nov. 09--Sarasota County now has numbers showing just how terrible the red tide toll has been. --Hotel occupancy in September plummeted to 39.9 percent, the...

Franchise Companies and Brands Dominating the U.S. Construction Pipeline

Franchise Companies and Brands Dominating the U.S. Construction Pipeline

November 9, 2018

November 9, 2018 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – According to the third quarter report by analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE), the franchise companies...

Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2018

Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2018

November 9, 2018

By Jeremy Teo , Ho Mei Leng , Hok Yean CHEE Transactions in Asia Pacific Transaction activity has been observed to be on a downward trend from 2013...

Do This to Gain Instant Trust With Hotel Website Visitors

Do This to Gain Instant Trust With Hotel Website Visitors

November 9, 2018

Build trust with hotel website visitors by showcasing SOCIAL PROOF.  Social proof is critical to easing the worries of potential guests. In fact, a study...

Another Minneapolis Hotel Installs Clear Sky’s Beverage Inventory Management Software

Another Minneapolis Hotel Installs Clear Sky’s Beverage Inventory Management Software

November 9, 2018

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – November 9, 2018 –Clear Sky Software, Inc. ® announced today that the JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America has...

Chartwell Hospitality Finalizes Purchase of Tennessee’s 300-Room Franklin Marriott Cool Springs

Chartwell Hospitality Finalizes Purchase of Tennessee’s 300-Room Franklin Marriott Cool Springs

November 9, 2018

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – November 2018 – Chartwell Hospitality LLC, an integrated hotel operations and development company, recently finalized its...

HRI Properties Closes on Purchase of City-Block in Tampa for Development of Dual-Branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Hotels

HRI Properties Closes on Purchase of City-Block in Tampa for Development of Dual-Branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Hotels

Richard Danielson | Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla. | November 9, 2018

Nov. 09--TAMPA -- HRI Properties has closed on its $7.6 million purchase of a city-owned block next to Tampa's City Hall and says it plans to start...

Great Wolf Lodge Breaks Ground on California’s Great Wolf Manteca, the 19th in Their Portfolio

Great Wolf Lodge Breaks Ground on California’s Great Wolf Manteca, the 19th in Their Portfolio

Bob Highfill | The Record, Stockton, Calif. | November 9, 2018

Nov. 09--MANTECA -- When the Manteca Waterslides closed more than 10 years ago, folks in the area began discussing the possibility of bringing a similar...

The St. Joe Company Plans New Branded Hotel at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)

The St. Joe Company Plans New Branded Hotel at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)

November 9, 2018

WATERSOUND, Fla.—November 9, 2018--The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) (“St. Joe”) today announces plans to construct, own and operate a new...

Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott Debut in Central DC, Managed by Crestline Hotels and Resorts

Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott Debut in Central DC, Managed by Crestline Hotels and Resorts

November 9, 2018

Situated in the Shaw/CBD East End neighborhood, these dual-branded DC hotels feature locally inspired design, 504 beautiful guest rooms, elegant meeting...

Omni Houston Hotel Completes $30 Million Renovation

Omni Houston Hotel Completes $30 Million Renovation

November 9, 2018

HOUSTON (November 9, 2018) – Omni Houston Hotel has reopened its doors and is welcoming guests after undergoing a $30 million renovation that elevates...

Marriott International Names Liam Brown President and Managing Director of Europe

Marriott International Names Liam Brown President and Managing Director of Europe

November 9, 2018

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today that Liam Brown, President, Select Brands and Owner and Franchise Services, North America, will take...

Oxford Capital Appoints General Manager Clay Andrews and Hotel Manager Konstantine Kabilafkas to Lead Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

Oxford Capital Appoints General Manager Clay Andrews and Hotel Manager Konstantine Kabilafkas to Lead Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

November 9, 2018

(LOS ANGELES; November 2018)—The forthcoming Godfrey Hotel Hollywood—set to open spring 2019—announces the appointment of General Manager...

The Alpina Gstaad Appoints Tim Weiland General Manager

The Alpina Gstaad Appoints Tim Weiland General Manager

November 9, 2018

GSTAAD, Switzerland, November 9, 2018 – The Alpina Gstaad has appointed Tim Weiland as its new General Manager.  An experienced hotelier with more...

Ahead of November 2018 Opening, California’s Moxy San Diego Appoints Executive Team

Ahead of November 2018 Opening, California’s Moxy San Diego Appoints Executive Team

November 9, 2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (November 9, 2018) – Opening this November 2018 as the first California hotel under Marriott International’s experiential,...

Predictive Analytics Ace Jeff Ma Joins Duetto

Predictive Analytics Ace Jeff Ma Joins Duetto

November 12, 2018

New SVP of Product and Analytics joins from Twitter and sees big opportunity to help hotel industry with Duetto’s Revenue Strategy Platform SAN...

Is ‘Voice’ in Travel All Talk? Volara CEO Speaks Out at Phocuswright Conference in Los Angeles

Is ‘Voice’ in Travel All Talk? Volara CEO Speaks Out at Phocuswright Conference in Los Angeles

November 12, 2018

Voice technology expert to share his vision for context driven, identity optional, voice first, experiences across the travel journey Los Angeles...

Beekeeper’s Operational Communication Platform Named Most Innovative Hotel Technology at HX 2018

Beekeeper’s Operational Communication Platform Named Most Innovative Hotel Technology at HX 2018

November 12, 2018

This is the third major award presented to Beekeeper in 2018 for a mobile solution that streamlines employee communication and drives retention New York, Nov....

Angie Hospitality Completes Certified Integration With Amadeus Hospitality’s HotSOS Platform

Angie Hospitality Completes Certified Integration With Amadeus Hospitality’s HotSOS Platform

November 12, 2018

Voice- and touchscreen-activated virtual assistant leverages HotSOS compatibility to streamline hotel operations and maximize guest convenience San Jose, CA...

Super Cyber Weekend Sale Delivers Up to 50% Off Travel at Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and Gemstone Collection

Super Cyber Weekend Sale Delivers Up to 50% Off Travel at Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and Gemstone Collection

November 12, 2018

Book Between Black Friday (Nov. 23) and Cyber Monday (Nov. 26) for Savings into 2019 The Woodlands (Houston), Texas (November 2018) – Benchmark Resorts...

New York City Leads U.S. Construction Pipeline Followed by Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and Nashville

New York City Leads U.S. Construction Pipeline Followed by Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and Nashville

November 12, 2018

November 12, 2018 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – In the third quarter of 2018, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the top five markets with the...

Hospitality Financial Leadership: What’s Missing With Labor Planning Tools?

Hospitality Financial Leadership: What’s Missing With Labor Planning Tools?

November 12, 2018

By David Lund I’m looking for an end to end solution to labor planning and I have yet to see one that brings it all home. Let me explain what I mean....

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