Latest Hotel Industry News

Sam Ioannidis Named General Manager for the Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

2019-09-18 21:43:25 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

He went on to open Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island as General Manager in 2016, and followed with opening Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, which began welcoming guests this year. Read more

Sunil Narang Named General Manager for the Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

2019-09-18 21:37:36 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

In early 2017, Sunil was promoted to General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen. Achieving record-breaking margins and leading results across the board, and infusing great energy into this particularly busy... Read more

Accor Announces New Brand, Greet

2019-09-18 21:33:51 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Accor Focuses on Meaningful Essentials with the Launch of greet, its New Community-based and Responsible Brand Read more

Hilton Introduces IHeartRadio to Its Connected Room Platform

2019-09-18 21:19:57 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

New enhancement will allow Hilton guests to stream music, local radio stations and podcasts straight from their Connected Room Read more

Chesapeake Lodging Trust Completes Sale of Two New York Hotels for $138.0 Million

2019-09-18 21:14:52 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP announced yesterday that it has closed on the sale of the 122-room Hyatt Herald Square New York and the 185-room Hyatt Place New York Midtown South, both located in New York, New... Read more

Elizabeth Uber Named SVP Operations Select Service for Interstate Hotels & Resorts

2019-09-18 20:58:02 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

With more than two decades of industry and leadership experience, Uber was most recently vice president of asset management at BRE Hotels and Resorts. Read more

NextGuest Wins Four 2019 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

2019-09-18 19:05:38 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

NextGuest was honored with four awards in the Travel Weekly 2019 Magellan Awards. Each year, the Magellan Awards acknowledge the extraordinary travel professionals who provide the best products and services in the... Read more

Managing RevPAR For Profits - By Robert Mandelbaum and Bram Gallagher Ph.D.

2019-09-18 19:01:48 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

In recent years, the role of the revenue manager has expanded. Revenue managers are now charged not to just maximize revenue, but profits as well. With the aid of multiple data sources, sophisticated models, and... Read more

US Hotel Occupancy Flat at 71.4 Percent for August 2019

2019-09-18 18:19:37 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

RevPAR up 0.9 Percent to US$94.55 Read more

Aspen’s Most Anticipated Hotel, W Aspen is Now Officially Open using the InvoTech Linen System

2019-09-18 18:19:30 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

LOS ANGELES, CA - September 18, 2019 - InvoTech Systems Inc. announced the recent implementation of its Linen System at W Aspen & The Sky Residences at W Aspen, the highly anticipated new hotel and residence from the... Read more

Choice Hotels Opens Third Cambria In South Carolina

2019-09-18 18:12:10 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Cambria Hotels announced the opening of its third hotel in South Carolina, just miles from the state line in a rapidly growing submarket of Charlotte, North Carolina. Read more

Offering Awesome Event Spaces for Event Planners - By Lauren Hall, Founder & CEO, IVvy

2019-09-18 18:03:49 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

What makes the perfect venue space? This is the precise question which keeps planners up at night, as they vet prospective properties to bring events to life. Location, amenities, customizable packages, rates, unique... Read more

HFTP and HTNG Developing HITEC 2020 Asia, Expanding the Hospitality Technology Event

2019-09-18 17:53:38 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Two leading associations who work to advance and educate on hospitality technology are partnering to expand to Asia the popular Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), with plans to... Read more

TripAdvisor Releases Data Detailing Fake Review Volumes In First-Of-Its-Kind Transparency Report

2019-09-18 17:51:02 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

29 page report reveals TripAdvisor stopped over 1m fake reviews from reaching the site in 2018 2.1% of all review submissions that year were identified as fake - but most never made it onto the platform Industry... Read more

4 Critical Data Pillars for Building a Guest Intelligence Program - By Terri Miller, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder Concilio Labs

2019-09-18 17:47:34 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The demand for guest personalization is not losing its significance any time soon, and hoteliers are coming up with increasingly inventive ways to capture data and leverage guest intelligence technology to advance... Read more

The John Hardy Group Announces Corporate Name Change and Several Key Appointments

2019-09-18 17:47:00 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Strategic hospitality development services firm, The John Hardy Group, today announced its official corporate name change to The Hardy Group after more than 27 years in business. The new name more broadly reflects an... Read more

Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. Completes Acquisition of Chesapeake Lodging Trust for $2.5 Billion

2019-09-18 17:27:38 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The announcement follows approval of the transaction by Chesapeakes shareholders at a special meeting of Chesapeake shareholders held on September 10, 2019. Based on Parks closing stock price as of September 17, 2019,... Read more

Hoteliers Warned There’s No Room To Relax After Amoma Downfall

2019-09-18 17:03:34 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Fornova, which works with many of the world's largest hotel brands, says it made five times more test reservations on Amoma between July and September this year compared to the same period last year, suggesting a... Read more

JW Marriott to open its 1st Maldives resort on Nov 1

2019-09-18 16:53:54 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Marriott International has announced the opening of JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa on the island of Vagaru in Shaviyani atoll, on November 1, 2019. Headed up by General Manager Marc Gussing, the first JW Marriott... Read more

STR: U.S. hotel performance for August 2019

2019-09-18 16:38:30 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The U.S. hotel industry reported mostly positive results in the three key performance metrics during August 2019, according to data from STR. In a year-over-year comparison with August 2018, the industry posted the... Read more