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Top 25 : Mar 2016

10 Things You Need to Know About Millennial Travelers

March 23, 2016

Millennials already make up 40% of leisure travelers who book travel online. They’ve grown up in the digital age so tech is part of their DNA. They...

Marriott Counters – Starwood Accepts

March 21, 2016

BETHESDA, Md. and STAMFORD, Conn., March 21, 2016 -- Starwood's Board of Directors determined that revised terms from Marriott constitute a...

Hilton and IBM Pilot “Connie,” The World’s First Watson-Enabled Hotel Concierge

March 9, 2016

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to pilot "Connie" - the first Watson-enabled robot...

Never Try To Prove Guests Wrong, Even When They Are!

March 9, 2016

By Doug Kennedy Coming up through the ranks in the hotel industry, I remember well hearing my managers use the old adage “The customer is always...

Hoteliers, the Party is Over; Act Now

March 2, 2016

By  Joel Ross The black swans have landed and the party is over. U.S. hotels’ revenue per available room in January grew 2.4%, according to...

Cooper Manning Joins AJ Capital Partners as Senior Managing Director - Investor Relations

March 31, 2016

Chicago, Ill. – AJ Capital Partners announced today the hire of a new member to its executive team.  Cooper Manning joins...

Do You Really Need a Separate Brand for Millennials?

March 1, 2016

By Vikram Singh Almost every other week, there is an article about how hotels are trying to “embrace” the Millennial traveler. Basically,...

Thomas Klein Tapped as New Chief Operating Officer for Canyon Ranch

March 8, 2016

March 8, 2016 - We are pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Klein as the new Chief Operating Officer for Canyon Ranch®, replacing retiring Peter...

Highgate Appoints Rob Dann as Executive Vice President of Operations

March 1, 2016

New York, NY – March 1, 2016 - Highgate, a premier hospitality investment and management company, has partnered with seasoned hospitality executive, Rob...

The Leading Hotels of the World Taps WayBlazer and IBM Watson to Launch Trip Discovery Tool on LHW.com

March 2, 2016

The Leading Hotels of the World and WayBlazer Launch Watson-Powered Travel Tool for More Personal and Intuitive Trip Planning NEW YORK CITY -- March 2, 2016...

Three Secrets Your CMBS Banker Does Not Want You to Know

March 28, 2016

By Brian Holstein Navigating the CMBS market can be a confusing and challenging process.  Here are three CMBS secrets that will strengthen your...

Starwood Determines Revised Anbang Proposal is Likely to Lead to a Superior Proposal

March 28, 2016

STAMFORD, Conn.- March 28, 2016 - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) (“Starwood”) today announced that its Board of...

How Can Technology Improve the Guest Experience Before Arrival?

March 3, 2016

Using technology to own the digital conversation has become the most important aspect of most hoteliers’ jobs. It leads to increased direct engagement...

NewcrestImage to Develop Dual-Branded AC Hotel and Hyatt Place in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown Historic District

March 31, 2016

NewcrestImage has purchased a 60,000 sq. ft. site in the heart of Oklahoma City’s Bricktown historic district for development of a dual-branded...

Hotel Loyalty - What’s Driving Customer Loyalty for Today’s Hotel Brands? A PwC Report

March 16, 2016

What do travelers find to be the most compelling aspect of hotel loyalty programs? Are the loyalty behaviors of Millennial travelers unique to this age group?...

Millennials: Not as Fickle or Anti-Establishment as You Think, According to J.D. Power Report

March 29, 2016

Report on Millennial Generation Captures Data from More Than 600,000 Survey Respondents across 15 Different Industries WESTLAKE, Calif.: 29 March 2016 —...

$14-billion Bid for Starwood Hotels Puts Chinese Firm Anbang in Spotlight

Samantha Masunaga | Los Angeles Times | March 14, 2016

March 14--REPORTING FROM BEIJING -- A $14-billion bid for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. surfaced Monday, putting a spotlight on Chinese firm...

Eric Hassberger Joins AJ Capital Partners as Senior Managing Director for Both AJ Capital Partners and Graduate Hotels

March 15, 2016

Chicago, Ill. – AJ Capital Partners announced today the hire of a new member to its executive team.  Eric Hassberger joins...

Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel’s Reach Eclipses 100,000 Future Travelers in Just 6 Months with Flip.to

March 17, 2016

Advocacy platform helps former branded hotel become more independent ORLANDO, FL—March 17, 2016—The Majestic Garden Hotel, a castle-themed resort...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 157: Hotel History: Ocean House (1868), Watch Hill, Rhode Island*

March 6, 2016

Available Now: My New Book “Great American Hoteliers Volume 2: Pioneers of the Hotel Industry” By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1.  Hotel History:...

The Site Visit: Revisited

March 31, 2016

Little Known Ways to Improve Site Visits and Close More Business The site visit is a major inflection point in the event planning process. It’s a make...

Starwood Merger Termination Would Temper Marriott’s Ratings Momentum

March 15, 2016

Fitch Ratings-New York-15 March 2016: Fitch Ratings would likely revise its Rating Outlook for Marriott International to Stable from Positive if Starwood...

Airbnb Stumbles Yet Again, this Time with West Bank Settlements

Thomas Lee | San Francisco Chronicle | March 11, 2016

March 11--Among the rapidly growing family of on-demand startups, I always thought Airbnb was the smart one. If Uber was the obnoxious, impulsive brother,...

Intelity Provides In-Room and Mobile Guest Service Technology at Boston Harbor Hotel

March 30, 2016

Boston Harbor Hotel has partnered with Intelity for a high-tech guestroom upgrade during its renovation. BOSTON – March 30, 2016 –The Boston...

Benchmark Hospitality International Names Tom Faust Vice President, Sales

March 15, 2016

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, March 2016 … Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has appointed...

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