How Digital Signage Benefits Hotels and their Guests
September 14, 2015
By Steve Chang
Digital signage has many benefits for hotels and guests. It enables access to timely and relevant information that enhances the overall guest...
Can You Increase Bookings With Color Psychology?
September 11, 2015
By Taylor Smariga
Color influences our perception. It can change the way we think and feel about things..
For example, studies show that yellow stimulates...
What Every Hotel Owner (& Operator) Needs to Know About “Data Security” After Wyndham Worldwide Case
September 2, 2015
By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group®
Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com
Massive data breaches affect hotels and their...
Google Just Upended Hotel Distribution
September 28, 2015
By Greg Abbott
Google has quietly changed its approach to the hotel industry in a big way. Separate initiatives have combined to expand Google's hotel...
Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport Installs FlyteBoard for Fly-Away Guest Convenience
September 24, 2015
New-Build Hilton Garden Inn Creates a Smooth Travel Experience for Guests on the Go with Flyte Systems Flight Information Display
CHICAGO, IL –...
Plans Move Forward for JW Marriott – Anaheim and Other Hotel Construction Projects
September 8, 2015
Hotel-Online and Construct-A-Lead reported today that there have been 393 new/updated hotel construction leads added to the Construct-A-Lead hotel project...
Strategic Hotels & Resorts Enters Acquisition Agreement with Blackstone for Approximately $6 billion
CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2015-- Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: BEE) ("the Company") today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement...
Hilton Worldwide Unveils Industry-Leading Parental Leave Policies
September 4, 2015
Benefits Will Cover All New ParentsMCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced parental leave policies that will be the best offered by any...
Best Western Introduces Masterbrand and Reveals New Logos to Broaden Appeal
September 30, 2015
New Company Name, New Abbreviation, New Logos, New Hotel Brand
HONOLULU (September 30, 2015) – The long trusted and familiar logo for the Best...
Denver Marriott Tech Center to Begin Major Transformation this Fall Including Guest Room Overhaul
Hotel will remain open as it undergoes the refresh to offer guests more meeting space, new luxury Extended Stay Executive Accommodations and a Marriott M Club...
NewMedia Digital Integrates Maestro PMS with Salesforce CRM, Google eCommerce
September 16, 2015
Maestro PMS, NewMedia Digital Collaborate to Deliver Effective Marketing Solutions to Increase Revenue for Hotels and Resorts
September 16, 2015 –...
Are You Interested in Finding Hotel Construction Leads? Hotel-Online Partners with Construct-A-Lead
September 22, 2015
Access to Over 11,000 new and renovated hotel construction projects - all within your fingertips.
If you’re looking for a way to grow your business in...
Flip.to Drives Direct Bookings in Demanding Asia Pacific Market for Compass Hospitality
September 7, 2015
Advocacy platform becomes an integral part of revenue strategy for the Thailand-based hospitality group
ORLANDO, FL - September 08, 2015 - The rapidly...
Selecting a Hotel Brand: Why House Profit Margins Can Vary by Brand
September 25, 2015
By Hans Detlefsen, MPP, MAI
Contributors: Emiliia Gordiienko, Yoshihiro Kanno, Devanjali Luthra, and Anjali Peterson
Millennials Want the Unique Instead of the Usual from Travel Brands
September 10, 2015
Millennials are a departure from the traditional traveler. They desire the new and novel, and crave the unexpected. They want meaningful travel experiences and...
Benchmark Hospitality International Names Greg Champion President & Chief Operating Officer
September 21, 2015
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, September 2015 … Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has announced...
The Four Horsemen of the Hotel Apocalypse
By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca)We survived Y2K. We outlived the end of the Mayan calendar. But are you ready for the total annihilation of...
The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago Debuts in the City’s Historic McGraw-Hill Building
September 1, 2015
CHICAGO, Ill. – September 1, 2015 – Following the conversion of the hotel formerly known as Conrad Chicago, The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago...
Oracle Co-Founder Larry Ellison Buys Epiphany Hotel in Palo Alto for Nearly $1 million per room
George Avalos | Contra Costa Times | September 15, 2015
Sept. 14--A group controlled by software tycoon Larry Ellison has paid the equivalent of nearly $1 million per room for a boutique hotel in downtown Palo...
Waterford Hotel Group Adds Five Hotels to Growing Portfolio
Waterford, CT (September 4, 2015) --- Waterford Hotel Group, one of the nation's leading hospitality companies, has added five hotels to its portfolio...
Hilton Worldwide Partners with Sunshine Business PLC for $42M Hilton Awassa Resort & Spa, Ethiopia
September 30, 2015
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia & McLean, Va - As the hospitality industry converges on Addis Ababa for the African Hotel Investment Forum 2015...
Social Tables Continues Global Expansion to 1,200 New International Customer Users
Washington, DC (September 22, 2015) - Social Tables (www.socialtables.com), the industry leading provider of cloud-based hospitality software, today announced...
Intelity Announces New Hospitality Technology E-Book Series
The first e-book in the series will provide tips and insight into installing complimentary in-room tablets at a hotel.
ORLANDO, Fla. – September 2,...
Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 149; Hotel History: West Baden Springs Hotel (1902)*, West Baden, Indiana
Availability as an Expert Witness
By Stanley Turkel, CMHS
1. Hotel History: West Baden Springs Hotel, West Baden, Indiana
In 1855, the town of Mile Lick, a...
Rambleside Willing to Pay $507 million in Cash to Acquire Hudson Hotel & Delano Hotel from Morgans
NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2015-- Today, Rambleside Holdings, an investment firm specializing in real estate assets and securities, released a letter sent to the...