Lifestyle Hotels: The Emergence of a New Creative Class
April 23, 2015
By Zeina R. Fawaz
How It All Started
The Lifestyle niche has gained momentum in recent years and has evolved into an established...
Conde Nast Traveler Releases The 2015 Hot List: The World’s Best New Hotels
April 20, 2015
May Issue on Newsstands April 28, 2015
NEW YORK, April 20, 2015 -- Today, the editors of Conde Nast Traveler announce the definitive guide to the best...
In Memoriam, A Tribute to Rebecca Kollaras 1969 – 2015
April 28, 2015
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, April 2015....Rebecca Kollaras, who was regional director of public relations for Benchmark Hospitality International and an...
Flip.to Continues To Raise Its Game By Adding A Trifecta Of Heavy Hitters
April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015 - Flip.to has gained massive momentum in helping hotels reach millions of new travelers each month. To keep up the pace and continue delighting...
Starwood’s Oldest Franchise Empowers 1,500 Clients with Social Tables
April 6, 2015
Built in 1926, the Sheraton Commander is the oldest franchise in the Starwood Hotels & Resorts portfolio. Home to 5,500 square feet of meeting and event...
What Is The Most Important Question Your Reservations Sales Agents Should Ask?
by Doug KennedyIf you're like most hoteliers these days chances are you are looking to reduce distribution costs by increasing direct bookings. If so,...
Flip.to and Availpro Partner to Help Hotels Earn More Guests and Grow Direct Booking Revenue
April 17, 2015
ORLANDO, FL - April 2015 - Flip.to today announced its strategic partnership with Availpro, the leading booking engine and reputation management provider in...
Ocean By H10 Hotels Adds Two Cuba Resorts to Caribbean Management Portfolio
April 29, 2015
The new all inclusive resorts, Ocean Casa del Mar and Ocean Vista Azul, will be opening by end of 2015 in Cuba.
Riviera Maya, Mexico (April 29, 2015) - Ocean...
The Gettys Group’s Miami Office Announces New Projects under Senior Design Director Lorraine Masch
April 26, 2015
MIAMI, Fla. (April 27, 2015) - The Gettys Group celebrates several recent hospitality projects developed under the senior direction of Lorraine Knapp Masch,...
From Lookers To Bookers: How Your Online Reputation Can Be Your Best (Or Worst) Asset
April 16, 2015
by Leora Lanz and Juan LesmesDigital word of mouth is the new marketing powerhouse. With the explosion of news and content through media over-sharing in the...
What Does the California Drought Mean for the Hospitality Community?
April 30, 2015
By Diane Vondrasek
This article summarizes the impact of the California drought on the hospitality community, including a review of the recent Executive Order...
Wyndham Launches Industry Leading, Automated Revenue Management System in Cloud-Based PMS
April 2, 2015
Collaborates with Infor, TravelClick and Elavon to offer franchisees exclusive, best-in-class, solutions
PARSIPPANY, N.J. - April 2, 2015 - Building on...
Maestro PMS Expands Solution Offering, Services, Price Options for 2015
April 22, 2015
Maestro Announces New Service and Price Models at 2015 Maestro Users Conference in Santa Cruz, CA April 22, 2015 - Maestro PMS™ continued...
Cendyn Acquires Ovations Management Solutions™ Enhancing Cendyn Arcaneo’s Event Technology Platform
Innovative Software Allows Seamless Tracking and Reporting on Entertainment Spend to Help Improve ROI and ROR
Boca Raton, Fla. - April 28, 2015...
Currently Under Renovation in Richmond, VA, Quirk Hotel, A Destination Hotel, will Open in Q3 2015
April 7, 2015
Englewood, Colo. - April 7, 2015 - Destination Hotels announces today the addition of soon-to-open Quirk Hotel, A Destination Hotel, in Richmond, Va. to its...
Where Have The Real Hotel Marketers Gone?
April 8, 2015
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca)In my role as hotel industry consultant, marketer and blogger, I am often asked to provide advice to hoteliers...
Learning to Cope with Airbnb
April 1, 2015
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca)
Despite what many have dismissed as a mere blip on the radar, Airbnb is a force to be reckoned with and we have...
North Point Hospitality Group to Build $120M, 455-key Tri-Branded Marriott Property in Nashville, TN
April 21, 2015
The property will consist of an AC Hotel by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, and a SpringHill Suites by Marriott
NASHVILLE, TN - April 21, 2015 - North...
Hotels Need To Think Like A Media Company
A hotel's strategy for producing content should be inspired by media companies and influenced by their ideal customer and what is unique about their...
Intelity Becomes First to Offer Expanded Hotel Service Features on Apple Watch
April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015 - Hospitality technology firm Intelity is announcing the availability of new operational features for hotel staff on the Apple Watch. The...
AHLEI and Aspire Launch “The Art of Leadership: Foundations” Workshop
April 13, 2015
Orlando, Florida, April 13, 2015 - The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has partnered with Aspire. People. Performance. Profits. (Aspire)...
Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 140; Hotel History: Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois (1871)
April 19, 2015
My Latest Book: "Hotel Mavens: Lucius M. Boomer, George C. Boldt and Oscar of the Waldorf"
By Stanley Turkel, CMHS
1. Hotel History: Palmer...
IACC Reveals Top 10 Conference Food Trends for 2015
Useful tips for meeting planners contribute towards healthier conferences
Chicago, Illinois, April 6, 2015 - Following extensive research among the 400...
The 124-room Fairfield Inn & Suites El Paso Airport Opens Later this Week in Texas
El Paso, Texas - April 29, 2015 - The 124-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in El Paso, Texas is scheduled to open this Friday, May 1, 2015, with its...
Metamediaries Forcing Hotels to Adapt
By Chris Nieberding
Online travel agencies (OTAs) were among the first to enter this realm. Today, new companies are attempting to compete with the OTAs...