Marriott’s Acquisition of Starwood: Winners and Losers
December 22, 2015
by Vikram Singh
Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood is great news for investors, but unfortunately not for Starwood hotel guests and...
ProfitSword Announces Strategic Appointments to Executive Team
December 21, 2015
Orlando, Florida – December 21, 2015 – ProfitSword has named three internal leaders to key executive team positions effective January 1,...
AccorHotels to Acquire Three Iconic Hotel Brands - Fairmont, Raffles, Swissôtel
December 9, 2015
An unrivalled collection of iconic hotel assets with 155 hotels and resorts, of which 40 are under development
Acquisition to provide AccorHotels...
Top 10 Trends for 2016 by Robert A. Rauch, CHA
December 2, 2015
2016 promises to be the most profitable year our industry has ever seen due to strong rate growth, minimal supply impact, low interest rates and oil prices and...
The Millennial Shift in Hotel Brands
December 8, 2015
By Brett Russell | December 2015
The past ten years have ushered in the introduction of more new hotel brands than any time in modern history. Most of these...
Cendyn/ONE’s CRM, Loyalty, and Data-Driven Marketing Platform Powers AMResorts’ Guest Communications
December 1, 2015
Cost-Effective Solutions Driving Guest Engagement, Loyalty, and Profitable Revenue Growth
Boca Raton, Fla. – December 01, 2015 – AMResorts,...
Expedia Completes Acquisition of HomeAway
December 15, 2015
BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 15, 2015 -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) announced today it has completed its acquisition of HomeAway, Inc., including all of...
Architectural Hotel Trends For 2016
December 28, 2015
By Scott Lee
December 28, 2015
When we've talked about hotel trends any time in the past few years, three main topics have dominated the...
U.S. Hotel Construction at Highest Point Since 2009
Dec. 22, 2015 - PORTSMOUTH, NH - According to a recent United States Construction Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics, the total Pipeline is at 4,055...
Union Investment Acquires The Godfrey Hotel Boston for $180M; Developer, Oxford to Retain Management
Oxford Capital affiliate, Oxford Hotels and Resorts, LLC, will manage the 242-room property opening January 2016
(BOSTON, MA; December 15, 2015) – A...
Caribe Royale Captures More Than Just Pictures with its Most Successful Photo Contest to Date
Advocacy becomes a foundation of Caribe Royale’s marketing strategy
ORLANDO, FL — December 2, 2015 — Caribe Royale, a Flip.to customer since...
Global Hotel Industry & Trends for 2016 - an Infographic
December 17, 2015
Includes projected global hotel industry revenue, hotel occupancy and room rates; business, predicted hotel technology, and predicted hotel marketing trends...
Benchmark Hospitality International Honored with Gold, Silver & Bronze Adrian Awards from HSMAI
December 29, 2015
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, December 2015 … Benchmark Hospitality International is the recipient of multiple 2015 Adrian Awards of excellence in Web...
US Hotels Selling at Record Highs with Average Selling Price Per Room (ASPR) of $165,303
Dec. 1, 2015 - PORTSMOUTH, NH - According to a recent United States Transactions Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics, through September there were 827 hotel...
Strategic Hotels & Resorts to Be Acquired by Blackstone
CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2015 -- Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: BEE) (the "Company") announced that the holders of its shares of ...
Social Tables to Provide Collaborative Meeting Solutions for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Washington, D.C. (December 8, 2015) - Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (NASDAQ: REZT) (www.carlsonrezidor.com), one of the world’s largest and most dynamic...
nSight Welcomes sbe’s Portfolio of Award-Winning Hotels to its List of Independent Hotel Groups
Predictive consumer analytics give boutique properties a digital marketing and revenue management advantage by anticipating buyer behavior
Westgate Resorts Breaks Marketing and Revenue Management Rules with nSight Predictive Analytics
December 10, 2015
nSight empowers world-class developer to improve revenue management practices and leverage consumer demand for future arrival dates
NASHVILLE, TN (December...
Checking Out? PLEASE Give Me Your “But!”
By Doug Kennedy
December 8, 2015
As the old axiom goes, “The worst complaint is the one that is never mentioned.” That’s why in my...
Housekeeping Excellence at the Luxury Level
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca)
Upon completing an intensive, three-week Pacific hotel tour filled with fine wine and beachfront dawdling...
Aimbridge Hospitality Assumes Management of Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
December 23, 2015
Dallas, Texas (December 23, 2015) — Aimbridge Hospitality’s Caribbean division has assumed management of the 150-room Renaissance St. Croix...
Owned and Managed by NewcrestImage, Newly-Built Hilton Garden Inn Longview Opens in Texas
LONGVIEW, Texas and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) award-winning brand of hotels, announced today the opening of Hilton...
NAVIS is the Preferred Partner for Hotels Transitioning from Major Chain to Independently Branded
Leading independent hotels and resorts rely on NAVIS to support deflagging process, drive bookings, build guest insights and track marketing ROI in real-time...
Trust Hospitality Appoints Management Team for Zemi Beach House to Open on Anguilla in February 2016
Names General Manager Markus Laahanen, DOSM Sakari Malinen, and Spa Director Jasmine Welsh
SHOAL BAY EAST, ANGUILLA (December 21, 2015) - In preparation...
TravelClick Wins More than 40 Awards for Website Design in 2015
TravelClick Connects Hotels to Travelers through Superior Web Design
NEW YORK – December 17, 2015 – TravelClick, a global provider of innovative...