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Considering a Hotel Brand Conversion? Top Questions to Ask Before You Re-Flag

Considering a Hotel Brand Conversion? Top Questions to Ask Before You Re-Flag

August 16, 2017

By Javier Coll Through the inevitable economic and geo-political fluctuations that impact travel, the most profitable hotel properties have been guided...

Grab n’ Go Isn’t Going Anywhere Anytime Soon

Grab n’ Go Isn’t Going Anywhere Anytime Soon

August 16, 2017

by Gary Isenberg The grab n’ go outlet is the latest hotel food-and-beverage evolution. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that it’s just a...

The Communications Hierarchy in Three Principles and Five Tips

The Communications Hierarchy in Three Principles and Five Tips

August 16, 2017

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.hotelmogel.com) For going on a decade now, I’ve encouraged readers to reexamine their B2B and B2C communications...

RLJ Shareholders and FelCor Stockholders Approve Merger

RLJ Shareholders and FelCor Stockholders Approve Merger

August 16, 2017

BETHESDA, Md. & IRVING, Texas--August 16, 2017--RLJ Lodging Trust ( “RLJ”) (NYSE:RLJ) and FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated...

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

August 16, 2017

By Evelyne Oreskovich As we wrap up vacation season, I reflect on the in-room materials that so often catch our eye. In particular, the poorly translated...

Africa’s Hospitality Sector Prime with Foreign Investment Opportunities

Africa’s Hospitality Sector Prime with Foreign Investment Opportunities

August 16, 2017

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 16, 2017/ -- The hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets looks set to profit from foreign investment and an...

What to Do When Your Hotel Rooms Aren’t Selling

What to Do When Your Hotel Rooms Aren’t Selling

August 16, 2017

Have a look at your digital store – It might be in need of a renovation.  By Bärbel Pfeiffer Enter your favorite shop and look around....

New Williams Inn to Open in 2019

New Williams Inn to Open in 2019

August 16, 2017

Olympia Hotel Management Now Oversees Existing Williams Inn and Will Manage the New 64-Room Hotel Portland, Maine –  Olympia Hotel Management is...

TRACK Releases First AI Powered Secure Messaging Platform for Homeaway and Airbnb

TRACK Releases First AI Powered Secure Messaging Platform for Homeaway and Airbnb

August 16, 2017

Cottage Grove, Minn.- In June, Homeaway announced that they would no longer pass along critical traveler contact information until a reservation is confirmed,...

Hospitality Funding Advises Cambria Hotels Expansion in Sonoma County, California

Hospitality Funding Advises Cambria Hotels Expansion in Sonoma County, California

August 16, 2017

Palm Beach, FL — Hospitality Funding, Inc. arranged funding for the development of a new Cambria hotel & suites in Sonoma County, Calif. Choice...

Hotel Las Américas Bolsters In-Room Security with ASSA ABLOY Hospitality’s Elsafe SENTINEL II Safes

Hotel Las Américas Bolsters In-Room Security with ASSA ABLOY Hospitality’s Elsafe SENTINEL II Safes

August 16, 2017

Five-star Colombian resort selects in-room safes from global leader in hotel security solutions to streamline maintenance efficiencies and offer secure,...

HFTP Hospitality DPO Task Force Holds First Meeting in Amsterdam, Moves Ahead on Building Resources

HFTP Hospitality DPO Task Force Holds First Meeting in Amsterdam, Moves Ahead on Building Resources

August 16, 2017

Group to develop a certification and position guidelines ahead of the EU GDPR compliance deadline Preparing for the new EU General Data Protection Regulations...

Participate in Major Industry Survey and Enter the Draw to Win a Ticket to the Direct Booking Summit 2017

Participate in Major Industry Survey and Enter the Draw to Win a Ticket to the Direct Booking Summit 2017

August 16, 2017

Following on from last year’s successes, the Direct Booking Summit returns this Fall to New York on the 27-28th September and Barcelona on the 18-19th...

FibraHotel to Acquire the Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun All-Inclusive Resort Hotel for Ps. 2,892 Million (US $163M)

FibraHotel to Acquire the Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun All-Inclusive Resort Hotel for Ps. 2,892 Million (US $163M)

August 16, 2017

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 16, 2017 -- FibraHotel (BMV: FIHO12), the first real estate investment trust specialized in hotels in Mexico announces an agreement...

Millenia Announces Groundbreaking of Millenia Commons Lifestyle Center by Sudberry Properties and 135-Room Hotel by Ayres Hotels

Millenia Announces Groundbreaking of Millenia Commons Lifestyle Center by Sudberry Properties and 135-Room Hotel by Ayres Hotels

August 16, 2017

CHULA VISTA, Calif.--August 16, 2017--Sudberry Properties and Ayres Hotels broke ground today on Millenia Commons, a 131,800-square-foot lifestyle destination...

Joint Venture with Shaner Hotel Group and Bellefield Development Partners Awarded Marriott Franchise for First Hotel at Bellefield, Hyde Park, N.Y.

Joint Venture with Shaner Hotel Group and Bellefield Development Partners Awarded Marriott Franchise for First Hotel at Bellefield, Hyde Park, N.Y.

August 16, 2017

Hyde Park, N.Y. (August 16, 2017) – A joint venture comprised of Bellefield Development Partners, an affiliate of T-Rex Capital Group LLC, and its...

IHG Signs with API Hotels & Resorts for Crowne Plaza® Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay

IHG Signs with API Hotels & Resorts for Crowne Plaza® Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay

August 16, 2017

New Delhi, India, August 16, 2017: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing two...

82-Room Courtyard Niagara Falls Opens in Former Niagara Chocolate Company Building from 1912

82-Room Courtyard Niagara Falls Opens in Former Niagara Chocolate Company Building from 1912

August 16, 2017

Niagara Falls, NY – August 16, 2017 – Courtyard by Marriott Niagara Falls, USA is scheduled to open its doors in Niagara Falls, New York on...

Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel to Become The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Following $46 Million Renovation & Conversion

Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel to Become The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Following $46 Million Renovation & Conversion

August 16, 2017

Mauna Kea Resort Enters Into Franchise Agreement With Westin Hotels & Resorts; Hotel to Remain Part of Prince Resorts Hawaii HAPUNA BEACH, Hawaii, Aug....

Seadust Cancun Family Resorts Opens Following Multimillion Dollar Renovation and Rebranding

Seadust Cancun Family Resorts Opens Following Multimillion Dollar Renovation and Rebranding

August 16, 2017

Cancun, Mexico (August 16, 2017) – Seadust Cancun Family Resort, a new beachfront all-inclusive property catering to families, will begin welcoming...

Temptation Cancun Resort Reopens Following Multi-Million-Dollar Rebuild

Temptation Cancun Resort Reopens Following Multi-Million-Dollar Rebuild

August 16, 2017

Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, August 16, 2017 — Temptation Cancun Resort, part of Original Group, reopens after a multi-million-dollar complete...

pentahotels Appoints Zsolt Jakri as General Manager of pentahotel Inverness

pentahotels Appoints Zsolt Jakri as General Manager of pentahotel Inverness

August 16, 2017

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, August 16, 2017 -- pentahotels, the neighbourhood lifestyle hotel group, is announcing the appointment of Zsolt Jakri as...

Regent Hotels Group Welcomes Mark Keith as Managing Director

Regent Hotels Group Welcomes Mark Keith as Managing Director

August 16, 2017

[Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 16, 2017] – Regent Hotels Group is delighted to announce Mark Keith as Managing Director.  Prior to this appointment, Keith...

The Inn at the Crossroads Hotel Appoints Mahmoud “Sherif” Elkhyati as New Executive Chef

The Inn at the Crossroads Hotel Appoints Mahmoud “Sherif” Elkhyati as New Executive Chef

August 16, 2017

(Lake City, S.C.)  August 16, 2017- The Inn at the Crossroads in Lake City, SC has appointed a new Executive Chef.  Chef Mahmoud “Sherif”...

Delaware North Appoints Luca Brunelle Executive Chef at The Gideon Putnam in Saratoga Springs

Delaware North Appoints Luca Brunelle Executive Chef at The Gideon Putnam in Saratoga Springs

August 16, 2017

Luca Brunelle has been appointed executive chef of The Gideon Putnam in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The historic Gideon Putnam is operated by global hospitality...

Corinthia Hotel London’s Northall Restaurant Names New Executive Head Chef, Ewan Simpson

Corinthia Hotel London’s Northall Restaurant Names New Executive Head Chef, Ewan Simpson

August 16, 2017

(London, England, August 16, 2017)- Corinthia Hotel London’s Northall restaurant, famed for its Best in British menu, has a new Executive Chef at the...

SHR Named to Inc. 5000 List for Sixth Time

SHR Named to Inc. 5000 List for Sixth Time

August 17, 2017

HOUSTON, TX, August 17, 2017—SHR, Sceptre Hospitality Resources, a leading provider and pioneer of advanced hotel distribution technologies, has been...

How to Be Successful with Google Hotel Ads & Hotel Meta Search Meta Description

How to Be Successful with Google Hotel Ads & Hotel Meta Search Meta Description

August 17, 2017

By Lisa McCreary | GCommerce Solutions | Search Marketing Manager We’re breaking down what hotel metasearch means, where it fits into your online...

AHLEI Publishes New Edition of Hotel and Restaurant Accounting Textbook, Workbook

AHLEI Publishes New Edition of Hotel and Restaurant Accounting Textbook, Workbook

August 17, 2017

Orlando, Florida, August 2017—The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has published a new edition of Hotel and Restaurant...

JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group Announces the Publication of an EB-5 Handbook for Developers

JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group Announces the Publication of an EB-5 Handbook for Developers

August 17, 2017

LOS ANGELES--August 17, 2017--JMBM's Global Hospitality Group® and EB-5 Finance Group™ are pleased to announce the publication of The...

McKibbon Hospitality Celebrates the Opening of its AC Hotel Asheville Downtown

McKibbon Hospitality Celebrates the Opening of its AC Hotel Asheville Downtown

August 17, 2017

European-inspired concept is the second AC Hotel to open in the Carolinas Asheville, N.C. (August 17, 2017) – McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning...

HFTP Announces 2017 CHAE of the Year Recipient Guus Martinus Heijmans, CHAE

HFTP Announces 2017 CHAE of the Year Recipient Guus Martinus Heijmans, CHAE

August 17, 2017

Heijmans will be honored at HFTP’s upcoming 2017 Annual Convention in October Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) will honor...

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