Latest Hotel Industry News

Take it or leave it? Grab and go food and beverages increase revenue

2017-03-30 04:13:53 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

Today’s hotels offer grab and go food concepts, providing more convenience to guests. It is important to have food options more readily available, enabling guests the choice to eat in public, the privacy of their... Read more

AccorHotels' M&A streak continues into event space

2017-03-29 23:01:38 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

After a year of major acquisitions and partnerships, AccorHotels is seeking to buy a stake in a high-end event company. Read more

Stronger rate growth to propel APAC hotels through rest of year

2017-03-29 23:01:32 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

Fresh research from Savills paints healthy picture of Asia Pacific even in the face of occupancy declines. Read more

Nashville Cambria development celebrates construction milestone

2017-03-29 23:01:30 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

The 255-room hotel’s groundbreaking took place in February 2016, and the property is set to open in 2018. Read more

Deutsche Hospitality Signs Agreement with Nizwa Integrated Real Estate Company for InterCity Hotel in Oman

2017-03-29 20:29:45 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Frankfurt am Main, 29 March 2017 - Deutsche Hospitality is robustly pursuing its course of expansion and has signed a further agreement for a hotel in Oman. A 120-room three-star IntercityHotel is scheduled to open in... Read more

Happy Customers = Increased Sales

2017-03-29 20:25:08 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

by Katie Scheer You don't want your customers to ever look like this when they are dealing with your company. Frustration = Lost Sales. And what's more is that lost sales equates to lots of... Read more

Pacifica Capital to Convert Osaka Office Bldg. to International Hotel

2017-03-29 20:18:15 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

TOKYO--Tokyo-based commercial real estate developer Pacifica Capital K.K. has been appointed as asset manager for the conversion of an office building in Osaka to an internationally-branded hotel.  The former... Read more

Cambria Hotel & Suites Nashville in Nashville Celebrates Topping Off

2017-03-29 20:16:45 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Located at 8th Avenue and McGavock Street in Nashville's SoBro (South of Broadway) neighborhood, the 255-room Cambria is steps from the Music City Center, Bridgestone Arena and Historic Broad Street, and is less... Read more

Shimao Property Holdings And Starwood Capital Group To Create New Hotel Joint Venture In China

2017-03-29 20:12:38 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The joint venture plans to focus on developing, operating, and branding assets in the rapidly growing hotel market in China via both management contracts and leasing agreements Read more

PolyU Study Finds Social Media Critical for Overseas DMOs in China

2017-03-29 20:11:54 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Overseas destination marketing organisations (DMOs) wanting to improve their marketing strategies in China should consider expanding their social media presence, according to Assistant Professor Dan Wang of the School... Read more

Grupo Posadas to Open Two New Resorts in 2018: Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende and Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca

2017-03-29 20:00:00 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Acapulco, Mexico (March 29, 2017) – Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Mexico’s largest hotel company, Grupo Posadas, announces plans for two new resorts that have already broken ground and are... Read more

Dusit and Colours Intl. Enter Joint Venture to Form Dusit Colours to Development and Operate Dusit-Branded Hotels Throughout Japan

2017-03-29 19:45:57 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Global hospitality company Dusit International today announced the formation of Dusit Colours Co., Ltd., a joint venture company launched in partnership with Colours International Co., Ltd., operator of the E-Hotel... Read more

Delta Hotels Baltimore Hunt Valley Opens After Conversion

2017-03-29 19:40:18 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hunt Valley Inn, located in the greater Baltimore area of Maryland's historic horse country, announced today the rebranding of the hotel to into the Delta Hotels Baltimore Hunt Valley. Read more

JLL Real Views - Why Hotels Are Charging Up for Electric Vehicles

2017-03-29 19:36:16 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

An award-winning bar, exclusive spa, and electric vehicle charging stations? For some major hotel chains, power points that enable guests to recharge their cars on the premises are a new perk. Read more

Food & Restaurants Create the Most Social Media Buzz for Hotels

2017-03-29 19:33:55 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The 5 Hotel Experiences Guests Are Talking About Most on Social Media Read more

Shimao Property Holdings Partners With Starwood Capital Group to Create New Hotel Joint Venture in China

2017-03-29 19:25:23 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

SHANGHAI and MIAMI, March 29, 2017 -- Shimao Property Holdings Limited (SEHK:813), a leading Chinese property developer and operator, and Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm,... Read more

Fillmore Hospitality Celebrates Topping Off for New Cambria hotels & suites in Nashville, Tennessee

2017-03-29 19:15:04 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 29, 2017 -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, joined Fillmore Capital Partners, developer Fillmore Hospitality and general... Read more

Waldorf Astoria New York Releases Proposed Plans for Restoration

2017-03-29 19:07:54 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Design vision from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Pierre-Yves Rochon will protect spaces and restore original features of the Waldorf not seen for decades Read more