Latest Hotel Industry News

What's Happening in Thailand?

2017-06-27 05:00:40 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Thailand is an old country, but it has been taking major strides in recent years to become a top player in the modern luxury hospitality game. Read more


Five tips to boost your corporate and group bookings

2017-06-27 04:31:01 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

A targeted marketing strategy combined with the best possible rates can create a significant boost in group and corporate bookings, and revenue! So, what are the best ways to market your property to group and... Read more


STREAMING IN HOTEL ROOMS JUST GOT EASIER

2017-06-27 03:07:23 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

TORONTO, HITEC, BOOTH #1311 (JUNE 26, 2017) – Today, SONIFI Solutions, Inc. announced website pairing for STAYCAST, hospitality's leading in-room streaming solution. With website pairing, guests simply visit a... Read more


SONIFI SOLUTIONS SIMPLIFIES DELIVERY OF SEAMLESS, SECURE AND SUPPORTED TECHNOLOGY FOR THE CONNECTED ROOM

2017-06-27 03:07:20 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

TORONTO – HITEC 2017, Booth #1311 (June 26, 2017)—SONIFI® Solutions, Inc. today announced broadened interfaces (APIs) for its STAY platform and key advancements in user experience to help hotels introduce... Read more


Omni-Channel Guest Messaging and Engagement Solution Released at HITEC 2017

2017-06-26 22:43:21 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Toronto, Canada — June 26, 2017 — Benbria® Corporation, the makers of the industry-leading Loop® mobile guest engagement solution for hotels, unveiled enhancements to its product suite at HITEC 2017 as part of... Read more


Global construction pipeline adds almost 2M rooms in Q1

2017-06-26 22:16:46 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

Marriott International and Hilton Worldwide take the lead in the global construction pipeline. Read more


Nearly 2,000 Travel Industry Leaders Expected at The Phocuswright Conference 2017

2017-06-26 22:14:12 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

For nearly 25 years, companies at the forefront of digital innovation in travel have relied upon Phocuswright to shape the discussion, encourage healthy debate and introduce the latest innovations. This market... Read more



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2017-06-26 22:03:38 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Everyone experiences second-rate service from a trustworthy brand at some point. Some recent examples of large brands plagued with a reputation for poor service include wireless service providers, airlines, auto... Read more


China Construction Pipeline Remains Steady Despite Total Pipeline Drop of 7 Projects YOY

2017-06-26 20:55:12 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

June 26, 2017 – PORTSMOUTH, NH Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that according to the recent China Construction Pipeline that the Total Pipeline has 2,441 Projects/534,285 Rooms, down just 7 projects... Read more


Feel the Thrill of the Grill!  Chefs from Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and the Gemstone Collection Celebrate National Grilling Month

2017-06-26 20:30:48 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Twelve Top Chefs Offer Recipes for America’s Most Popular Culinary Pastime The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, June 26, 2017… It’s the season of smoking and searing, fire and spice, grillin’ and... Read more


Crescent Hotels & Resorts Unveils Hotel PUR Quebec’s Multi-Million Dollar Renovation, Debuting as First Canadian Hotel to Join Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio Brand

2017-06-26 20:27:24 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Quebec, QC – June 2017 – Crescent Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce Hotel PUR Quebec is in the final stages of a multifaceted makeover in preparation to become Canada’s first Tribute... Read more


Asia Pacific achieves significant performance growth

2017-06-26 20:16:25 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

While New Zealand and India achieved record levels, South Korea's levels plunged. Read more


Madrid’s Hotel Círculo Gran Vía Joins Autograph Collection Following Multi-Million Euro Renovation and Transformation

2017-06-26 20:11:02 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), welcomes its third distinctly independent property in Madrid with the opening of Hotel Círculo Gran Vía. The magnificent... Read more


Angie Hospitality Partners with Fourteen IP’s Evolution Voice Solution to Leverage Built-in Telephone and Internet Capabilities

2017-06-26 19:36:16 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Creator of award-winning interactive guest room assistant teams up with leading provider of cloud-based PBX telephone and Internet solutions San Jose, CA – June 26, 2017 – Angie Hospitality, creator... Read more


Scott Mawhinney Named Cluster General Manager for Absheron Hotel Group

2017-06-26 19:35:50 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Absheron Hotel Group has named Scott Mawhinney as its new Cluster General Manager. Based in Baku, Azerbaijan, Mawhinney will oversee operations at the city's newest resort; the Bilgah Beach Hotel, and the Pik... Read more


Your Wi-Fi Is Hot!  Better Get a Cold Drink out of the Minibar

2017-06-26 19:26:18 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Most minibar installations today are cutting the cables and going wireless. Minibars have officially become unplugged.  It’s about time!  Many minibar installations today are cutting the cables and... Read more


Global Construction Pipeline Up 6% by Projects YOY for First Quarter

2017-06-26 19:08:06 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

June 27, 2017 – PORTSMOUTH, NH Lodging Econometrics' (LE) Global Construction Pipeline Trend Report states that the Total Pipeline ended the first quarter with 11,904 Projects/1,974,439 Rooms, up 6% by... Read more



Airbnb Readies a Premium Tier to Compete More With Hotels - Bloomberg

2017-06-26 19:05:05 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Airbnb Inc. is close to launching a new service that will match guests with quality-inspected home and apartment rentals. The product is intended to attract higher-paying travelers who have yet to use Airbnb because... Read more