‘Chef’s Tables’ Driving Market Differentiation for Meyer Jabara Hotels
February 22, 2016
Private culinary dining experiences are showcasing the talents of Celebrity Chefs and honoring local foods with tableside preparation, education and beverage...
Hotel Salt Water Pools – Myths Debunked!
February 19, 2016
In recent years, salt water (Saline) pools have been growing in popularity vs their Chlorinated pool counterpart. In hotels across the US, we are seeing...
Hotel Lenders Tightening the Screws
February 8, 2016
Fitch Ratings-New York-08 February 2016: Hotel owners will encounter a more challenging debt financing environment during 2016 as lenders respond to the broad...
Why Guests Still Call Your Voice Reservations Channel And What You Should Do About It
By Doug Kennedy
If someone would have surveyed hoteliers in the early 2000’s as online bookings were growing exponentially each year, few would have...
Four Seasons, Alcion Ventures and Bald Mountain Development to Develop Luxury Resort and Residences in Napa Valley
February 4, 2016
TORONTO – February 4, 2016 – Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, Alcion Ventures, and Bald...
Forbes Travel Guide Announces 2016 Star Rating Awards
154 Hotels Across the Globe Achieve the Coveted Five-Star Award, with Forbes Travel Guide Now Rating in 29 Countries and More than 100 of the...
Nimble Now: How Hotels and Airlines Are Transforming the Essence of Hospitality
February 15, 2016
By Nick Vivion
A recent Inc. guest column identified airlines and hotels as “huge industries facing death because they lack innovation.” But...
40% of Guests Become Ambassadors for San Francisco’s Newly Minted Hotel Zephyr with Flip.to
ORLANDO, FL — February 8, 2016 — Flip.to, the advocacy platform for hotels that captivates and inspires new audiences of travelers, has helped...
Text Analytics Reveal the Impact of Guest Sentiment on Hotel Review Scores
February 11, 2016
Ithaca, NY, February 11, 2016 - Hotel guests often post a review of their stay along with a numerical rating of the hotel, but a new study from the Center for...
SiteMinder Wins with Choctaw Casinos
February 23, 2016
Dallas, US – February 23, 2016 –The hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, has today secured a deal with Choctaw...
Social Tables to Provide Collaborative Meeting Solutions for Interstate Hotels & Resorts
February 9, 2016
Washington, DC (February 9, 2016) - Social Tables (www.socialtables.com) the award-winning, collaborative event software provider, announces Interstate Hotels...
Intelity Announces Partnership with Dream Hollywood to Debut Hotel In-Room, Mobile Technology
Intelity developing state-of-the-art in-room and mobile app guest experience technology for the marquee property opening Summer 2016
LOS ANGELES –...
Maestro PMS Goes Tropical at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort in the US Virgin Islands
February 17, 2016
Software Manages Guest Services at 'One of The World’s 10 Best Beachfront Hotels'
February 17, 2016 – Markham, ON – Bolongo Bay...
Fast-forward to 2017: What will the global hotel industry look like?
February 25, 2016
By David Chestler, Executive Vice President, Global Enterprise Sales & Business Development, SiteMinder
With ITB Berlin 2016 less than two weeks away, it...
The Kor Group to Break Ground on Austin Proper Hotel and Residences Opening Early 2018
February 12, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – February 2016 – The Kor Group has purchased land located in the master redevelopment of the former Thomas C. Green Water Treatment...
A Scan and a Smile: Enhance Check-in and Guest Loyalty with ID Verification Solutions
February 24, 2016
By Yossi Zekri
There’s no weariness quite like the fatigue and impatience that sets in at the end of a long day of travel. You’ve made it...
Worldhotels Adds nSight as Preferred Partner
Partnership will enable member hotels to see the future, and sell to it
NEW YORK (Feb. 11, 2016) – Worldhotels, a leading global group for independent...
Content, Brand and Mobile: The Destination Revolution is Now
The internet is the new Industrial Revolution. Make it work for you with this three-pronged strategy, says Bronwyn White.
THE internet is the industrial...
R.D. Olson Breaks Ground on $120 Million Full-Service Irvine Spectrum Marriott in Orange County, California
Irvine, Calif. – February 24, 2016 – R.D. Olson Development broke ground yesterday on its latest hotel development, the 271-room, full-service...
In 2016, Average Daily Rate Reluctantly Takes the Driver’s Seat According to Updated Lodging Forecast
NEW YORK, February 4, 2016 – An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US expects revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) growth in...
Seven Steps to Food Cost Control
February 16, 2016
By Kirby D. Payne, Feb 16, 2016
Former FSU hotel school Professor Dukas' Seven Steps to Food Cost Control from his book, "How to Operate a...
Starwood CEO, Thomas Mangas, in Letter to Hotel Owners Believes Marriott to Keep Most Brands
Alexander Soule | The Stamford Advocate, Conn. | February 9, 2016
Feb. 09--Marriott International wants to keep the large majority of brands of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (NYSE: HOT), the CEO of Stamford-based...
Hilton Worldwide Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results with Net Income of $814 million Compared to $158 million in the Year Ago Quarter
February 26, 2016
MCLEAN, Va.--Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton," "Hilton Worldwide" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its fourth...
4 Tips for Hotel Managers to Increase Efficiency in 2016
February 1, 2016
By Brad Harding
With 2016 underway, New Year’s resolutions are in full force. While most of us are motivated for the first few weeks, it can be hard to...
Hotel Spa Departments Following Industry Trends
By Robert Mandelbaum and Andrea Foster
Coming out of the great recession, U.S. hotel operators struggled to earn revenue from sources other than the rental of...