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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...

Revisiting the Public Ownership of Convention Hotels

the authors | May 2, 2019

By Gregg Rockett and Jeff Sachs Part Two: In support of public authorities that choose to own convention hotels – from professionals in the trenches. Introduction Part one of this article reviewed the controversy surrounding the public ownership of hotels and highlighted the opposition's principal arguments, which has several decades of academic and journalistic documentation. One would think that a reaction to overwhelmingly negative literature would discourage the public sector from pursuing the outright ownership of hotels, and this may have muted some initiatives. However, municipal jurisdictions in the United States continue ...

Fountains Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa Rebrands as Best Western Fountains Hotel

May 2, 2019

PHOENIX, Arizona (May 2, 2019) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts and Fountains Hotel in Cape Town announce the rebranding of the Fountains Hotel. With 156 guest rooms and suites, the Best Western Fountains Hotel is located in the heart of Cape Town's central business district. Ideal for both business and leisure travelers, the hotel offers a choice of comfortable bedrooms, the majority with views over the harbour, the bustling Thibault Square or Table Mountain. The hotel boasts a range of rooms, with air-conditioning, safe, coffee-and-tea making facilities, satellite TV's, mini-bars and complimentary WiFi. The restaurant offers ...

GuestTek Focuses on International Growth Strategy With Promotion of Scott Watts as Global Chief Operating Officer

GuestTek | April 11, 2019

Don Moore Takes On Role of Global President Calgary, Alberta – April 11, 2019 – GuestTek Interactive Entertainment Ltd., the global leader in providing innovative and interactive technology solutions for the hospitality industry, has appointed Scott Watts as Global Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, Watts will provide strategic direction in all regions with a focus on the overall global vision, while also remaining in his role as Managing Director, EMEA. Watts joined GuestTek in August 2016 as Vice President Global Operations, Installations and has since assumed progressive roles including VP, Operations, Americas, M...

iVvy Venue Technology Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle Hospitality OPERA PMS

iVvy Venues | March 18, 2019

Next generation sales and catering solution iVvy now offers Oracle Validated Integration of contacts, blocks and room reservations plus, syncs ARI from OPERA PMS back to the iVvy dashboard. Australia (March 18, 2018) – Award-winning event and hospitality technology provider iVvy Inc. continues to expand its suite of software integrations, announcing today its latest collaboration with OPERA, Oracle Hospitality's premier property management system (PMS). As an Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Gold level member, iVvy is delivering rich features and functionality to hotels to simplify and enhance end-to-end groups management. To achieve ...

CIM Group Acquires the 254-Room the Crowne Plaza Hotel Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia

CIM Group | March 6, 2019

March 06, 2019--ALEXANDRIA, Va.--CIM Group announced today that it has acquired the Crowne Plaza Hotel Alexandria, a 254-room, 12-story hotel located at 901 N. Fairfax Street in Old Town Alexandria. CIM acquired the hotel with Carr Companies. The hotel is situated on the Potomac River and boasts panoramic views of the Potomac River and Montgomery Park. The hotel also sits adjacent to the Mount Vernon Trail to the east, a popular walking and biking trail that connects George Washington's Mount Vernon to Theodore Roosevelt Island, and is another outdoor amenity bordering the property. The property is located just a few blocks from King St...

Les Clefs d’Or USA President Helps Define Today’s Luxury Travel Experience with Forbes Travel Guide

February 22, 2019

Robert Marks works to set the standards for exceptional service as member of the 2019 Forbes Travel Guide Standards Advisory Committee Boston, MA: For the second year in a row, Les Clefs d'Or USA President Robert Marks will be serving on the Standards Advisory Committee of the world-recognized Forbes Travel Guide. The committee's purpose is to"enlists some of the brightest stars in the universe of hospitality and luxury brands to be sure our Star Rating standards reflect the most up-to-date guest expectations. The Standards Advisory Committee (SAC), formed in 2013, brings together experts in multiple luxury verticals from around the wo...

75 Legendary Hotels Inducted Into Historic Hotels Worldwide in 2018

February 21, 2019

WASHINGTON -- 75 hotels have been inducted into Historic Hotels Worldwide® in 2018. Hotels approved for induction into the prestigious Historic Hotels Worldwide registry are from across four continents, including 20 countries, and date as early as the 11th century. The 75 historic hotels represent independent hotels and hotels from 12 different brands, chains, and collections. Hotels inducted into Historic Hotels Worldwide have met the following criteria: a hotel must be at least 75 years old; utilize historic accommodations; serve as the former home or be located on the grounds of the former home of famous persons or significant lo...

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