Latest Hotel Industry News

Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport Completes Construction Milestone

2017-04-11 12:12:40 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The nine-level hotel - which now moves into its fitout phase - is on track to open in late June and will feature 136 contemporary guest rooms, a restaurant and bar, car parking, and an integrated lobby and reception... Read more


La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena in Tuscany Becomes First Curio Collection by Hilton Hotel in Italy

2017-04-11 12:12:01 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Just 12 kilometres from the city of Siena - a World Heritage Site and one of Italy's most popular tourist destinations - La Bagnaia is conveniently located for guests wishing to access the city's many... Read more


Sunway Hotels & Resorts Appoints Castaldi “Alex” Rosario as General Manager for The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat

2017-04-11 12:04:14 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 11, 2017 -- Sunway Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality division of Malaysian-based property-construction conglomerate Sunway Group, has announced the appointment of Castaldi... Read more


1,015 Room Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights Hotel Suites & Apartments to Open in May

2017-04-11 11:56:28 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

AccorHotels yesterday announced the extensive conversion and rebranding of a former Sheikh Zayed Road landmark into the Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights Hotel Suites & Apartments. The property is currently undergoing the... Read more


Kempinski celebrates landmark 120th anniversary with ‘Stage for Young Artists’ and ‘Ignite the Night’ festivities

2017-04-11 11:56:18 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Kempinski Hotels, Europe's oldest luxury hotel group, today celebrates 120 years of delivering rich and meaningful experiences to its guests, with the launch of 'Stage for Young Artists' supporting the... Read more


Remington Hotels Appoints Jale Hashimi as Vice President of Operations and General Manager Luxury Division

2017-04-11 11:55:34 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (April 11, 2017) – Remington, a premier hotel management company, announces a new Vice President and General Manager within the Operations Luxury Division – Mrs. Jale Hashimi. In... Read more


AAHOA's Bruce Patel talks about the changing franchise industry by Kerry Medina Travel experiences shouldn’t include mismatched outlets by Frank Wolfe Why hoteliers should be concerned about...

2017-04-11 11:41:06 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

Participating Hyatt hotels now offer guests simple, seamless and secure streaming of their favorite apps to the in-room television through a Chromecast device. Read more


Grand Hyatt New York debuts revamped conference center

2017-04-11 11:41:03 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

The property renovated its conference level, including 12,000 square feet of meeting space and 18 breakout rooms. Read more


Diplomat Beach Resort partners with Trina Turk for custom designed cabanas

2017-04-11 11:41:01 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

Trina Turk provided the property with four exclusive cabana designs with fabrics and patterns from the brand’s 2017 collection. Read more


First look at the updated Embassy Suites by Hilton, Greenville Golf Resort

2017-04-11 11:41:00 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

The all-suite resort introduced a new restaurant and bar concept as well as updates to the guest suites, atrium lobby and meeting space. Read more


Hotel Zetta introduces virtual-reality experiences

2017-04-11 11:40:57 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

Guests are invited to step inside the custom-outfitted space, where they can immerse themselves in a variety of experiences. Read more


Tuscany’s La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena Joins Curio Collection by Hilton

2017-04-11 11:37:12 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

TUSCANY, Italy and MCLEAN, Va. - A once medieval village turned sprawling retreat, La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena has joined the upper upscale Curio Collection by HiltonTM. The hotel was hand-picked to be a part... Read more


Dubai Hotels Report 11.0 Percent RevPAR Drop for March 2017

2017-04-11 11:35:35 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

While ADR continues to be pressured by new supply entering the market, STR analysts note that occupancy reached a significant level for the month even with a slight year-over-year decrease. Read more



The Changing Face of Hotel Tech

2017-04-11 11:32:15 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

by Mike Ford We work in an exciting industry. Each day brings something new in the world of online hospitality and last week it was the Accor acquisition of Availpro, one of our European competitors. A well deserved... Read more



Berlin Hotels Report 3.8 Percent Occupancy Growth for March 2017

2017-04-11 11:29:52 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

According to preliminary March data from STR, hotels in Berlin saw occupancy increase 3.8% to 75.2%, ADR increase 6.8% to 100.58 ($106.36) and RevPAR increase 10.9% to 75.67 ($80.02). Read more


AccorHotels Enters Agreement with New Mauritius Hotels for Management of Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech

2017-04-11 11:21:03 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

AccorHotels, world leading travel and lifestyle group, today announced the signing of a hotel management agreement (HMA) with New Mauritius Hotels Limited, one of the oldest and largest owning and management... Read more


Are You Prepared for Tomorrow’s Disruptive Technologies? - By Gene Yasuda

2017-04-11 11:13:33 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

At Oracle Industry Connect, held March 20-22 in Orlando, Fla., Oracle Hospitality leadership and the industrys top practitioners discussed the urgency of embracing technology to innovate. At the annual, cross-industry... Read more


5 Insights for Reaching Business and Leisure Travelers - By Ashley Proceviat

2017-04-11 11:04:43 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

In a survey conducted by The GO Group, respondents said they planned on traveling more for business (15%) and leisure (21%) in 2017 than in 2016. Peoples reason for travel plays a significant role in their search and... Read more


Two Roads Hospitality Appoints Landy Labadie As Senior Vice President of Restaurants, Bars, Nightlife and Events

2017-04-11 10:50:40 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

DENVER, CO. – April 11, 2017 - Two Roads Hospitality, a leading international lifestyle company featuring an unrivaled collection of truly individual hotels, resorts and vacation residences, is proud to appoint... Read more



U.S. Job Openings (5.7 Million), Hires, and Separations Little Changed in February

2017-04-11 10:49:55 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Job openings were little changed at 5.7 million on the last business day of February. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at 5.3 million and 5.1 million, respectively. Read more