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Hawaii Hotels Start 2018 With Strong January
Allison Schaefers | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | February 23, 2018
Feb. 23--Hawaii's hotel industry kicked off the year with solid growth in average daily rate and revenue per available room in January, according to a...
Host Hotels & Resorts to Acquire Three Hyatt Hotels in $1 Billion Deal
Andrew Gomes | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | February 23, 2018
Feb. 23--Hyatt Hotels Corp. is selling its Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort luxury hotel as part of a $1 billion deal for three hotels.
The company, which opened...
Voluntourism: Does It Do Good or Just Make Travelers Feel Good?
Shirley McMarlin | Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. | February 23, 2018
Feb. 23--"Voluntourism" is another trendy portmanteau word, like affluenza, frenemy or infotainment.
In this case, the concepts coming together are...
AHLA Responds to Airbnb Plus & Boutique Program Announcement
February 22, 2018
The following statement is from Troy Flanagan, Vice President of State & Local Government Affairs at American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), in...
Bristol Hospitality Group Opens The Santa Maria, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Golf Resort in Panama City, Panama
BETHESDA, MD – February 22, 2018 – The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts today announced the brand’s debut in Panama with the opening of...
Peachtree Hotel Group (PHG) Opens 98-Room Hilton Garden Inn Jackson in Tennessee
JACKSON, Tenn., February 22, 2018—Officials of Peachtree Hotel Group (PHG), one of the nation’s fastest growing hotel investment and management...
The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Appoints Abhay Singh as Director of Food & Beverage
LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA, 22 February 2018 – Abhay Singh is appointed Director of Food & Beverage for The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa. In his new...
Salamander Hotels & Resorts Appoints Ty Brassie as Director of Sales & Marketing at Hammock Beach Resort
MIDDLEBURG, VA. – February 22, 2018 - Salamander Hotels & Resorts - the luxury management company founded by Sheila C. Johnson...
Host Hotel Systems’s Property Management System Integrates into TravelClick’s Central Reservations Platform
Allows Hotels to Seamlessly Transmit Rates, Availability and Reservations to Maximize Revenue
NEW YORK – February 22, 2018 – TravelClick, a...
Hard Rock International Names Danielle Babilino Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb. 22, 2018 -- Hard Rock International announces the appointment of Danielle Babilino as senior vice president of global sales and marketing...
BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Names Jerry Gibson Vice President and Managing Director for Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, February 2018 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has appointed Jerry Gibson vice president and managing...
TJM Appoints John Lowe General Manager and Kevin Cushing Director of Sales and Marketing for The Claridge - A Radisson Hotel
Atlantic City, NJ, February, 2018 ... Continuing to expand its management team and sales force, The Claridge - a Radisson Hotel,...
Will Other Asian Retailers Follow Muji’s Move Into Hospitality?
By Serene Lim
American furniture retailer West Elm has done it, as have luxury brands such as Armani and Bulgari. Now Japanese lifestyle giant Muji, which is...
Investing Into Brands of the Future
By Pascal Gauvin , Managing Director, India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA), IHG
Today, investors ultimately select brands based upon strong operations,...
Navigating the Baffling Media Environment
By Lorraine Abelow
The often baffling variety of content streams can be bewildering for sales and marketing executives. An integrated hospitality PR...
The Top 5 Things You Need to Know Now in Hotel Digital Marketing: February Edition
By Margaret Mastrogiacomo, Vice President Strategy
This month, the industry is abuzz about new Google AMP updates, consumers gaining the ability to mute...
Bringing Data to Life: How a Deeper Guest Understanding Drives Revenue
By Terri Miller, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Concilio Labs
Business today is all about choice — a surplus of choice. In this world of...
Boosting Hotel Security: 4 Ways to Keep Your Guests Safe
By Ann Neal
The hotel industry is highly vulnerable to frauds and other forms of felonies, namely burglaries, assaults, and cybercrimes. The consequences...
The 9 Biggest Mistakes Hotels Make When Choosing a PMS and How You Can Avoid Them
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As a hotel owner, your property management system (PMS) can be the lifeblood of your business. The right PMS can bring many...
Rockbridge Acquires 229-Key Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Marlborough
COLUMBUS, Ohio – February 22, 2018 – Rockbridge announced today its acquisition of the Embassy Suites in the Boston suburb of Marlborough, MA...