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Sonesta Expands Portfolio With Sonesta ES Suites New Orleans Opening Late 2019

Sonesta | June 13, 2019

Newton, MA (June 13, 2019) – Sonesta is celebrating its second New Orleans property being added to its growing portfolio with the announcement of Sonesta ES Suites New Orleans, a new extended-stay hotel planned to open in the end of 2019. Designed to attract both business and leisure guests, Sonesta ES Suites New Orleans will cater to a diverse range of clientele visiting the Big Easy for quick trips or prolonged stays. The new Sonesta ES Suites New Orleans will be located adjacent to the $3.5 billion BioDistrict and less than three blocks from the French Quarter, near New Orleans’s Central Business District, Harrah’s Casino, Earnest...

New Castle Hotels & Resorts Celebrates Opening of Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview in South Carolina

Cambria Hotels | June 12, 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 12, 2019 -- The Cambria Hotels brand celebrated its continued expansion in the Palmetto State with the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview. Representatives from the hotel brand franchisor Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), developer RREAF Holdings, management company New Castle Hotels & Resorts and local dignitaries attended to commemorate the occasion. Inspiration for the 126-room river-view hotel and grand opening event was drawn from Charleston's rich heritage, coastal roots, and unparalleled hospitality. Following a ribbon cutting ceremony, guests enjoyed low-country boil cuisine...

Southern Rhode Island Hospitality Management Opens Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites in South Kingstown, Rhode Island

Fairfield Inn & Suites | June 12, 2019

South Kingstown, RI – June 11, 2019– The 100-room Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites in South Kingstown, Rhode Island is set to open today with a new décor that provides guests with a feeling of warmth and calm while traveling. Located at 3 Fairfield Way, the Fairfield Inn & Suites South Kingstown Newport Area will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Southern Rhode Island Hospitality Management LLC. General Manager Kerie Gendreau and Director of Sales Torin Soares lead the management team. The Fairfield Inn & Suites South Kingstown Newport Area offers guests convenient access to downtown Newport and the N...

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration Held for New Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Philadelphia W Drexel Hill

Drexelbrook Catering & Special Events Center | June 12, 2019

(Drexel Hill, PA) – Drexelbrook Associates, owners of the award-winning Drexelbrook Catering & Special Event Center held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Grand Opening Celebration at the new 100-room Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites on May 30, 2019. Located at 5400 Ferne Boulevard in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Philadelphia W Drexel Hill opened its doors to guests on May 11, 2019. The hotel is operating as an InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) franchise, owned by Drexelbrook Associates and managed by Prestige Hospitality Group of Albany, New York. Representatives of IHG, Upper Darby Township, Delaware...

Harbour Plaza Hotels & Resorts Plans Early 2020 Opening of Hotel Alexandra in Hong Kong

June 11, 2019

June 11, 2019 - Situated at the heart of Hong Kong Island, along the North Point waterfront, the newly built stylish Hotel Alexandra is scheduled to open its doors in early 2020. The property is the newest addition to the line of established hotels managed by Harbour Plaza Hotels & Resorts which offers a collection of unique standalone hotels, committed to delivering exceptional hospitality and facilities to all guests. Hotel Alexandra is exquisitely designed melding timeless Victorian elegance and modern concepts that create a whimsical atmosphere evocative of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Features a picturesque striking hotel f...

Valor Hospitality Partners Set to Open The Harpeth, a Curio Collection by Hilton™ Hotel, in Downtown Franklin This Summer

The Harpeth | June 11, 2019

FRANKLIN, Tenn., June 11, 2019 – Valor Hospitality Partners announced today plans to open the 119-room The Harpeth Hotel in the heart of historic Franklin, Tenn. in August 2019. A Curio Collection by Hilton, The Harpeth will be Franklin’s first luxury downtown hotel, featuring spacious rooms, an upscale chef-driven restaurant, European-style street café, over 5,000 square feet of meeting space and access to an in-complex day spa – A Moment’s Peace Salon and Day Spa. Founded on stories that bring together history, culture, music, whiskey and more, The Harpeth will be nestled in Franklin’s historic district, next to the banks of t...

Key Hotel & Property Management Set to Open Courtyard by Marriott in Toledo, Ohio

Courtyard by Marriott | June 10, 2019

Toledo, OH – June 10, 2019 – Courtyard by Marriott Toledo West is scheduled to open its doors in Toledo, Ohio this Thursday, June 13, 2019. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room design, the new hotel provides flexibility and choices that allow guests to optimize and elevate their travel experience. Located at 3536 Secor Road, the 118-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Key Hotel & Property Management of Toledo, Ohio. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Courtyard by Marriott Toledo West offers guests convenient access to the University of T...

Towneplace Suites by Marriott to Open in the Outer Banks With General Manager Amanda Phillips at the Helm

TownePlace Suites by Marriott | June 10, 2019

Kill Devil Hills, NC – June 10, 2019 – Get ready to be real and be you on long stays. Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott Outer Banks Kill Devil Hills is scheduled to open for business this month. Built for travelers looking for a simple and friendly place where they can settle-in, keep their routine, and easily connect to the Outer Banks area. The new hotel located at 2028 South Virginia Dare Trail, will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by First Flight Hotel, LLC and managed by Rocklight Capital of Williamsburg, Virginia. “We are excited to introduce the TownePlace Suites brand to the Outer Banks area,” ...

Days Inn® by Wyndham Debuts in New Zealand With Opening of Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Hamilton

Days Inn by Wyndham | June 10, 2019

HAMILTON, New Zealand, June 7, 2019 -- Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company, has introduced its globally-recognized Days Inn by Wyndham brand to New Zealand with the opening of a new landmark hotel, Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Hamilton. The addition bolsters the Company's presence in New Zealand and in Hamilton, the region's fourth most-populous city and a key growth market. Since April 1, 2018, Wyndham has opened 34 total hotels in the South East Asia and Pacific Rim region, three of which carry the Days Inn flag. Globally, the brand has more than 1,700 hotels across 25 countries. A modern ...

Parisi Udvar Hotel Budapest Officially Joins The Unbound Collection by HyattThe Unbound Collection by Hyatt

The Unbound Collection by Hyatt | June 10, 2019

CHICAGO (June 7, 2019) Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today the opening of Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, following major restoration and full-scale renovation. The hotel is managed by Mellow Mood Hotels. It features 110 guestrooms and is situated on Ferenciek Square, between the River Danube and the bustling city center. As part of a collection of distinct hotels with their own unique stories, Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest will offer an ideal location from which to explore the city’s rich history. Once home to Budapest’s most fashionable shops and cafés, the one-of-a-kind building...

Aiden by Best Western Opens in Austin, Texas Marking U.S. Brand Debut

Best Western Hotels & Resorts | June 9, 2019

Phoenix, Arizona (June 7, 2019) – Best Western® Hotels & Resorts today announced the arrival of Aiden® by Best Western in Austin, Texas. The first U.S. location for the company’s modern, suburban boutique brand, Aiden by Best Western @ Austin City Hotel will reflect Austin’s distinctive vibe while bringing comfort and convenience to guests. “We are excited to expand the footprint of Aiden to North America, and especially to the city of Austin, whose quirky vibe is perfectly reflected in the brand’s exciting style,” said Brad LeBlanc, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Best Western Hotels & Resorts...

Do This to Gain Instant Trust With Hotel Website Visitors

Tambourine | 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 in the Washington Post showed social proof had more influence over customers than a discount. This is why a guest review site like TripAdvisor is so popular and impactful on purchase behavior. As travelers and meeting planners are faced with more and more hotel options, it's vital to win their trust first, to win their heart and their wallets. Here are the four core methods of leveraging social proof online: 1. Awards, Accolades and Media Labels Prominently display any accolades...

InnVentures Set to Open 105-Key Residence Inn by Marriott in Bend, Oregon

Residence Inn by Marriott | November 5, 2018

Bend, OR – November 6, 2018 – The 105-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Bend, Oregon is set to open this Thursday, November 8, 2018. Located at 500 SW Bond Street, the all-suite Residence Inn Bend will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by InnVentures of Tukwila, Washington. Located in the Old Mill District with unobstructed views of the Cascade Mountains and three minutes from downtown, the Residence Inn Bend offers its guests convenient access to Mt. Bachelor, the Les Schwab Amphitheater, the Deschutes River and numerous breweries. Rates vary depending on length of stay. "We are pleased to introduce Residence Inn ho...

2.5% Growth Rate of New Hotel Openings Expected in 2018 & 2019

Lodging Econometrics | February 1, 2018

February 1, 2018 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – By the end of 2018, the Census of Open & Operating Hotels in the U.S. is expected to grow by 2.5% with 1,145 Projects/130,209 Rooms opening up according to published reports from Lodging Econometrics (LE). Of those expected to open, 514 Projects/50,165 Rooms will be Upper Midscale, the highest count of any chain scale and 45% of all new openings. 556 Projects/59,309 Rooms, almost 50% of new openings, will be suburban locations although the U.S. market with the most anticipated openings is New York with 57 projects/9,534 Rooms. In 2019, the Census is expected to grow another 2.5% by ope...

New Openings Growing Steadily as the Cycle Matures

Lodging Econometrics | November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – By the end of the third quarter, 701 Hotels/82,484 Rooms had already opened in the U.S. with another 278 Projects/29,532 Rooms forecast to open by year-end according to analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE). The Total 2017 Forecast is 979 Projects/112,016 Rooms, representing a 12% increase over the actual number of Hotel Openings in 2016, which stood at 850 Hotels/99,881 Rooms. With slight increases in occupancy being recorded, new supply in 2017 should be easily absorbed. Demand growth, however modest, still continues to exceed supply growth. Almost half of the hotels expected to open t...

U.S. Hotel Openings Forecast to Accelerate in the Next Two Years According to Lodging Econometrics

Lodging Econometrics | December 28, 2015

Dec. 28, 2015 - PORTSMOUTH, NH - Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that new hotel openings in the United States will accelerate over the next two years. This year the U.S. is scheduled to open a total of 742 new hotels. Based on the current construction Pipeline, 845 hotels are forecast to open in 2016 with another 998 hotel openings in 2017. LE says that the growth in new hotel openings from 2016 to 2017 will be led by three major franchise companies, which are forecast to brand 67% of all new openings: Marriott International with 456 hotel openings, Hilton Worldwide with 406, and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) with 374....

Lodging Econometrics Releases its 2015 Forecast for New Hotel Openings Predicting 739 U.S. Projects

August 13, 2013

August 13, 2013 - Lodging Econometrics' (LE's) forecast predicts New Hotel Openings of 739 Projects/ 82,587 Rooms for 2015, representing a growth rate for new supply of 1.6%. This is a slow, moderate but steady uptrend improvement over 2011's cyclical bottom of 346 Projects/ 37,193 Rooms. Despite these increases, the industry is still far away from the peak for New Openings of 1,341 Projects/ 154,258 Rooms set in 2008, a feat that will not likely be repeated until late this decade, if at all. The 2015 forecast is contingent upon two factors; that the hotels already in the Pipeline continue to migrate forward at the quickened pace establ...

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