4 Big Trends in Hospitality & Travel Technology for 2015
October 27, 2014
by Alan Young, CEO of Puzzle Partner
1. "Three Screens" is Out, Universal Digital Is In
The idea of three screens has been valuable in expanding our ideas...
Create A “Selfie Station” At Your Hotel
October 10, 2014
by Doug Kennedy October 10, 2014
Most hotels and resorts are always looking for ways to expand their presence on social media. Many Tweet-out...
Flip.to Adds Three of the Travel Industry’s Best People to Stay Ahead of Aggressive Growth
October 1, 2014
ORLANDO - OCTOBER 2014 - Flip.to, the brand advocacy platform that helps hotels earn new guests, is undergoing a massive growth of its customer base and has...
SH Group Makes Four Executive Appointments for Baccarat Hotel New York and 1 Hotels New York & Miami
October 8, 2014
New York, NY (October 8, 2014) - SH Group, Starwood Capital's hotel brand management company, is pleased to announce the appointments of four executive hires...
RIU Resumes Operations of its Los Cabos Hotels in Aftermath of Hurricane Odile
Palma de Mallorca, October 10, 2014 -
The chain reopened Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas Hotel on October 9th and Riu Santa Fe Hotel will reopen on October...
CheckMate ‘Wows’ Travelers with Hotel Check-In Cards in Google App
Integration Raises the Bar, Offers Guests a Better Hotel Check-in Experience at Their Fingertips
San Francisco, CA - October 1, 2014 CheckMate, the leading...
The Liquidation Sale of the University Plaza Hotel & Conference Center Opens Thursday, October 16th
October 14, 2014
Sale Begins at 10:00 a.m. and will be Conducted by NCL/ National Content Liquidators, Inc.
Building Coming Down and Everything Must Go!
Flip.to Makes Guest Advocacy Incredibly Impactful, Personal and Scalable for NYLO
October 9, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - OCTOBER 2014 - "We are delighted with the success of Flip.to," says Michael Mueller, CEO for NYLO Hotels, a unique alternative for business and...
Flip.to Helps Florida Mall Hotel Engage Guests Like Never Before, Resulting in Huge ROI
October 22, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - OCTOBER 2014 -Even before guests arrive at The Florida Hotel & Conference Center, a public conversation about their upcoming stay is already...
Access HVS 2014: Insights into Hotel Performance and Supply Trends for Top 10 Markets in the USA
October 13, 2014
The forward-looking hospitality event series spanned ten U.S. markets and involved more than 560 hotel industry stakeholders.
Access HVS 2014, HVS’ latest...
Marriott Signs FCC Consent Decree and Agrees to Pay $600,000 Civil Penalty for Wi-Fi Blocking
October 6, 2014
By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com
6 October 2014Have you ever wondered why your cell...
CheckMate Helps Hotel Abri & Toll House Hotel Build Guest Relationships & Drive Direct Bookings
Upscale Boutique Hotels Connect with Guests Using Mobile Check-In and Exceed Expectations by Obtaining 360 Degree View of Preferences and Social...
Flip.to Drives Off-Season Bookings With the Help Of Peak Season Guests of KeyLime Cove
October 15, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - OCTOBER 2014 - Within one month of launching Flip.to during their peak summer season, guests of KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort spread the...
The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, NY Names Executive Chef Ashfer Biju to Additional Role as F & B Director
October 7, 2014
NEW YORK - [October 7, 2014] - Executive Chef Ashfer Biju is now wearing two toques at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York, adding the additional role of Food &...
Four Benchmark Properties Achieve Condé Nast Traveler’s “2014 Readers’ Choice Awards” List
October 31, 2014
Bardessono, Willows Lodge, Inn at Rancho Santa Fe and Turtle Bay Resort Receive the Honor
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, October 31, 2014 - Benchmark...
Hilton Worldwide Launches Canopy by Hilton, a New Lifestyle Hotel Brand to Begin Opening in 2015
October 15, 2014 - MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of Canopy by Hilton, a new hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle category...
nSight Partners with GCommerce to Bring Enhanced Intelligence to Hotel Digital Marketing
NASHVILLE, TN - October 9, 2014 - nSight and GCommerce have partnered to make nSight part of the standard GCommerce digital marketing solution for hotels....
The Return of Hotel Financing and What to Consider
October 17, 2014
by Ashish AminDriven by rising room rates, demand, and limited supply growth, hotel acquisition financing/refinancing looks to be back in full swing....
Flip.to Introduces Photo Advocacy to Global Audience at World Travel Market in London
October 29, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - OCTOBER 2014 - Flip.to, the brand advocate platform, will premiere their newest product, Photo Advocacy, to a worldwide audience at the 2014...
Best Western Launches “Vib” - A New Urban Boutique Hotel Concept
Also Announces a New Soft Brand Offering - BW Premier Collection
TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 -- Best Western International is launching two major new hotel...
Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 130; Hotel History: The Original Waldorf-Astoria
My New Book: "Hotel Mavens: Boomer, Boldt and Oscar of the Waldorf"; 2014 Historian of the Year
By Stanley Turkel, CMHS
1. Hotel History: The Original...
The Map Gap: Is Your Hotel Getting Lost on the Web?
Please excuse this statement of the obvious:
If guests can’t find your property, they can’t stay with you.
These days, “finding...
A Mosquito Interrupted My Guest Experience
By Roberta Nedry
Late afternoon, lazing in our cabana chairs outside our room, next to the pool, overlooking the beach, waiting for our first cocktail...
How You ‘Engage’ with Guests on their Mobile Devices will Determine Your Hotel’s Failure or Success
October 28, 2014
Mobile engagement CEO unveils his Top 3 mobile technology picks for the new yearBy Mike Garvin
There was a time when a website was viewed as nothing more...
Top 20 Destinations Shopped for Third Quarter 2014
According to nSight Travel Intelligence, New York and Paris Maintain #1 Positions While Boston and Dubai Show Increases in Popularity for U.S. and...