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Hospitality
Hospitality
22-11-2016
It’s been one year and one day since Marriott International announced its intentions to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. Here’s...
Hospitality
Hospitality
21-11-2016
An analysis of oil prices and occupancies in five oil-driven markets around the world shows a clear correlation between the two. HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Global...
Hospitality
Hospitality
23-09-2016
Marriott International officials have announced the $13.3-billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has closed, firmly cementing the...
Misc
Misc
12-08-2016
We provide hospitality professionals with free resume templates, the only condition that you need at least one year in either hospitality or tourism industry. If...
Misc
Misc
23-05-2016
Key performance metrics are down in the Caribbean. Could Zika virus fears be to blame?  BROOMFIELD, Colorado—Concerns surrounding the Zika...
Hospitality
Hospitality
20-05-2016
Compared with April 2015, the U.S. hotel industry’s occupancy increased 2.2% to 68.1%; its ADR for the month was up 2.8% to $123.14; and its RevPAR...
Hospitality
Hospitality
20-05-2016
Kate Henriksen of RLJ Lodging Trust said during the Meet the Money Conference that buyers are seeking distressed assets. Looking on is Chris Flick (left)...
Hospitality
Hospitality
01-12-2015
Sources say many hoteliers are overlooking opportunities by not marketing through GDSes and working with travel agents to secure highly lucrative bookings. REPORT...
Hospitality
Hospitality
25-11-2015
SANTA MONICA, California—For a certain type of person, or guest, fitness is more than an aspect of life. It’s the focal point.   A hotelier...
Hospitality
Hospitality
06-11-2015
Smaller guestrooms and prominent public spaces are among the more influential trends shaping the boutique and lifestyle segments. SANTA MONICA, California—A...
Hospitality
Hospitality
30-10-2015
The executives behind the newly created Karas Lifestyle Hotels see the new brand focusing on uniquely designed luxury boutique properties.    NEWPORT...
Hospitality
Hospitality
29-10-2015
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide CEO on an interim basis Adam Aron said he expects a resolution to the company’s review of strategic alternatives...
Hospitality
Hospitality
28-10-2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Modus Hotels has existed in its current form for roughly a decade, but its roots in Washington, D.C.-area development stretch back...
Hospitality
Hospitality
28-10-2015
Hoteliers with boutique, luxury spaces can maximize revenue and enhance the guest experience by adding high-end retail options. SANTA MONICA, California—Hoteliers...
Hospitality
Hospitality
14-10-2015
Hoteliers are concerned that FCC rulings barring businesses from interfering with personal hot spots could cause security and other issues. REPORT FROM...
Misc
Misc
14-10-2015
Hoteliers are turning to mobile technology to manage their back-of-house systems as new hardware and software become available.  REPORT FROM THE...
Hospitality
Hospitality
13-10-2015
While hotel utility costs have remained generally stable in recent years, hoteliers are taking steps to reduce costs by monitoring usage, taking advantage...
Hospitality
Hospitality
13-10-2015
Executives are taking nimble steps as they expand the company’s footprint, tailoring each project to the local market, including some they might...
Hospitality
Hospitality
12-10-2015
By the HNN editorial staff   Editor’s Note: Negotiations to resume work on the stalled resort complex start anew. Hotel News...
Hospitality
Hospitality
09-10-2015
GLOBAL REPORT—“If you travel everywhere and find the same elements everywhere, somehow it reduces the value of the place.”    The...
Hospitality
Hospitality
09-10-2015
Hotel News Now: What is the most innovative hotel design in the world? Scott P. Rosenberg, president of Jonathan Nehmer + Associates: “The...
Hospitality
Hospitality
08-10-2015
The dark years of the early 2010s well behind it, Travelodge looks to focus on its U.K. core while enjoying strong growth, heightened quality and an eager-to-travel,...
Hospitality
Hospitality
07-10-2015
GLOBAL REPORT—Airport hotels are proving sound investments, as in many cases these properties command a significant rate premium and enjoy stronger...
Hospitality
Hospitality
06-10-2015
REPORT FROM THE U.S.—It’s budget season at many hotels. Owners, asset managers, GMs and department heads are now sitting around conference...
Hospitality
Hospitality
05-10-2015
Hoteliers say they’re coming to the corporate rate negotiation table in a position of strength, although their projected increases are below that...
Hospitality
Hospitality
05-10-2015
OTAs are not necessarily the enemy of hoteliers, but the struggle to regain ground against their onslaught of marketing dollars continues.   LONDON—Most...
Hospitality
Hospitality
01-10-2015
IHG executives say their hotel owners need to work with them to improve technology, loyalty, quality assurance and revenue management at their properties. SAN...
Hospitality
Hospitality
26-12-2014
Revenue managers shared successful strategies from 2014 and red flags looming in 2015 in this end-of-year digital roundtable.   REPORT FROM THE...
Hotel Openings
Hotel Openings
23-12-2014
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) today announced that the company's majority-owned subsidiary, Sands China Ltd., has received the Macao government...
Hotel Openings
Hotel Openings
23-12-2014
Caters to Next Generation Travelers with Leading-Edge Design, Accessible Technologies and Live Music Performances at WXY Z Bar. Starwood Hotels &...
Hospitality
Hospitality
18-12-2014
2014 was a good year for the U.S. hotel industry. 2015 will keep the ball rolling with the focus on As an amazing 2014 comes to a close, the operators...
Tourism
Tourism
21-11-2014
The president of ENIPSO - Evaluation of customer service, Julie Tremblay, is proud to announce a new trainer in ENIPSO team. André Auger has worked...
Hotel Openings
Hotel Openings
19-11-2014
This property, managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, is IHG's newest addition to hotels in Alberta and is the first Staybridge Suites hotel in Edmonton....
Food Services
Food Services
18-11-2014
Restaurants Canada recently called on its members to find out how they see the future of food for the year 2015. According to the results obtained via...