Latest Hotel Industry News

Hotels in the Middle East Reported Mixed April 2019 Results

2019-05-24 20:25:04 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hotels in the Middle East grew occupancy by 4.1% to 74.6% in April as ADR declined 7.1% to $148.28 and RevPAR decreased 3.3% to $110.62. Africa hotel occupancy rose 0.8% to 62.1%, ADR jumped 8.1% to $116.18 and RevPAR... Read more

European Hotel Industry Reports Mostly Positive Performance Metrics for April 2019

2019-05-24 20:07:58 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

European hotel occupancy dipped 0.3% in April to 72%, but ADR rose 3.3% to 110.09 ($122.58) and RevPAR increase 3% to 79.29 ($88.29). Read more

How To Register Your Front Desk Staff To Become 'Certified in the Heart of Hospitality'

2019-05-24 19:56:30 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

In the era of online reviews and social media, guest experiences at the front desk impact the financial success of your hotel. First impressions formulated at check-in bias guests' overall opinions, whether for... Read more

Data Quality Vital To Total Revenue Forecasting | By Michael McCartan

2019-05-24 15:27:55 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Total Revenue Forecasting (TRF) enables hotels to get a better picture of both rooms revenue and ancillary revenue in order to plan more strategically. This may be in terms of resourcing. For example, anticipating... Read more

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Celebrates the Transformation of Sheraton Grand Tbilisi Metechi Palace

2019-05-24 15:25:36 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International's most global brand, has unveiled the transformation of the iconic Sheraton Grand Tbilisi Metechi Palace following a full-scale renovation. Carrying the Sheraton... Read more

STR: Central/South America hotel performance for April 2019

2019-05-24 15:14:23 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Cusco hotel business thrives thanks to Semana SantaBogota performance drops with less business travel around the EasterHotels in the Central/South America region reported negative performance results during April... Read more

Beachfront Cambria Hotel Breaks Ground In Fort Lauderdale

2019-05-24 14:18:01 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Construction has begun on the Cambria Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) and developed by Hotel Motel Inc. The hotel will be within short walking distance to... Read more

Another Incident in a Hotel Doctor's Glamorous Life - The Life of a Hotel Doctor | By Mike Oppenheim

2019-05-24 13:21:03 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Younger, cooler, more expensive doctors own the franchise on Los Angeles film shoots, but I go now and then.A European director staying at the Langham in Pasadena consulted the concierge and then went off to work, so... Read more

Dreams Resorts branding new property on Macao Beach in D.R.

2019-05-24 11:54:14 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

AMResorts is expanding in the Dominican Republic, inking a management deal for the Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana.Set to open in 2020, the new all-inclusive resort will comprise 500 rooms and suites, as well as... Read more

WhyHotel Announces New SF-Based Real Estate Development Business Unit and Expands Executive Leadership Team

2019-05-24 11:50:50 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

WASHINGTON -- WhyHotel, a DC-based alternative lodging service that operates pop-up hotels in newly built, luxury apartment buildings, today announced the opening of a second office located in San Francisco, CA and... Read more

A remarkable arrival in Casablanca

2019-05-24 11:46:09 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

From Moroccan traditions, the ocean, the beach, surfing, mosques, Moorish architectural masterpieces and Art Deco, the list of Casablanca's riches is endless. The perfect starting point to discover the city is... Read more

The Future Of Wellness By Six Senses

2019-05-24 11:42:02 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

BANGKOK - Today, what it is to be human at its essence hasn't changed. What has changed is the human relationship with the environment, pace of life and hyper-connectivity to technology, which has conversely... Read more

MGM Resorts International Strengthens Global Commitment To Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

2019-05-24 11:22:46 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

LAS VEGAS - After years of independent anti-human trafficking activity MGM Resorts has signed ECPAT's Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct (The Code), a worldwide network of organizations working to end the... Read more

Best Western Hotels & Resorts' Board Chairman, Anthony Klok, Named 2019 IHLA Ambassador Of Hospitality

2019-05-24 11:17:16 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Phoenix, Arizona - Best Western Hotels & Resorts today announced that Chairman of the Board Anthony "Tony" Klok has been named 2019 Ambassador of Hospitality by the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association... Read more

Hampton by Hilton Opens New Property in Tucson, Arizona

2019-05-24 11:12:33 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton, the global upper-midscale brand known for its commitment to providing unmatched guest service, today announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by... Read more

Hilton's Commitment to Diverse Leadership

2019-05-24 11:11:20 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

This month Hilton is celebrating Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with events across its U.S. corporate offices. These explore the culture of Asian communities, share career stories and personal reflections... Read more

Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Opens at the West End

2019-05-24 11:05:19 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown. Designed for guests who want to travel on their... Read more

Why associations matter | By Michael Blake and David Sjolander

2019-05-24 10:58:55 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Ever wonder what all the hotel industry associations out there do? Michael Blake of HTNG and David Sjolander of OpenTravel Alliance walk us through the maze of acronyms and explain why they are an indispensible part... Read more

HVS Market Pulse: Fresno, CA | By Kirsten Z. Smiley

2019-05-24 10:54:57 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

River ParkLocated in North Fresno, River Park Shopping Center is one of the most visited outdoor malls in the Central Valley. With over 300 days of sunshine, the shopping center offers a lifestyle ambience with a wide... Read more

BENCHMARK® Adds the Extraordinary Skamania Lodge

2019-05-24 10:49:06 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio.The 258-guest room Skamania Lodge is set on 175... Read more