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Six perfectly designed hotel Christmas trees

2016-12-20 13:53:28 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

From New York City to London, take a look at how these hotels are celebrating the holidays with inspired design. Read more

Next-gen property-management systems depend on integration

2016-12-20 13:53:17 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

Millennials are the focused-on travel generation, and the hospitality industry is adapting to this social and mobile group with updated systems. Read more

Las Vegas resort adds Amazon Echo to all guestrooms

2016-12-20 13:53:13 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

Wynn Las Vegas and Amazon plan to equip all 4,748 hotel rooms at Wynn Las Vegas with Echo, Amazon's hands-free voice-controlled speaker. Read more

The Plasencia Group Advises on Sale of Aloft Leawood-Overland Park

2016-12-20 13:42:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Tampa, Fla.  (December 20, 2016) – The Plasencia Group is pleased to announce the sale of the Aloft Leawood-Overland Park hotel, located in Leawood, Kansas. The firm represented Presidian Hotels and Resorts... Read more

HeBS Digital Celebrates 2016: A Year of Global Expansion, Technology Innovation & Industry Recognition

2016-12-20 13:30:31 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

New York, NY – December 20, 2016 – In a season of making resolutions, it’s important to reflect on the year’s achievements and celebrate the people who made it all possible. In 2016, HeBS... Read more

Condé Nast Traveler Reveals The Winners Of The 2017 Gold List Award

2016-12-20 13:26:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

December 20, 2016 (New York, NY) – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 23rd Annual Gold List Award. The Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2017 recognizes the hotels around the world... Read more

Hilton Signs with Granat LLC to Develop 206-Room Hilton Tbilisi in Georgia to Open Early 2019

2016-12-20 13:11:02 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

December 20, 2016 TBILISI, Georgia & MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE:HLT) today announced plans to introduce its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand to the capital of Georgia with the signing of a management agreement... Read more

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai Set to Debut on Pearl Jemeira, Launched by Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts and Meraas

2016-12-20 12:56:04 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

(Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2016): Nikki Beach Worldwide announces that Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, the fourth in the iconic brand’s global series of stylish beach and urban retreats, is set to open its doors... Read more

General Manager Scott Mason Welcomes Guests to New Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa

2016-12-20 12:41:09 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (December 20, 2016) – Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa opened for business today, marking the Andaz brand’s introduction to Scottsdale and its 14th property globally. Located on 23 acres in... Read more

Boyd Gaming Completes Acquisition Of Las Vegas Assets Of Cannery Casino Resorts

2016-12-20 12:35:35 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 20, 2016 -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the Las Vegas assets of Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC, following the receipt of all required... Read more

Vision Hospitality Group Set to Open TownePlace Suites in Greater Nashville, Tennessee

2016-12-20 12:22:22 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

CHATTANOOGA, TENN., Dec. 20, 2016 — Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. plans to open the 89-room TownePlace Suites by Marriott Nashville/Smyrna later this week. The property is Vision’s second hotel to open in... Read more

Joie de Vivre Hotels Opens The 184-Room Troubadour in New Orleans’ Central Business District

2016-12-20 12:14:09 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

(New Orleans, LA; December 20, 2016)—The long-awaited debut of The Troubadour—the first property in the South for Joie de Vivre Hotels, the boutique lifestyle brand from Two Roads Hospitality—has... Read more

2017 Hospitality Outlook Is A Mixed Bag - CBRE Reports

2016-12-20 10:19:59 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The 2017 outlook for U.S. hotels offers mixed blessings, with near record occupancy levels projected while average daily room rates (ADR) are expected to continue leveling off. According to the recently released... Read more

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2016-12-20 10:03:12 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet staff

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2016-12-20 10:03:05 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet staff

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JW Marriott Debuts in Singapore with Opening of New 634-Room Hotel Led by General Manager Derek Flint

2016-12-20 09:32:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

SINGAPORE, December 20, 2016 – JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the global luxury brand that is part of Marriott International’s (NASDAQ: MAR) luxury brands portfolio, is thrilled to debut the new JW... Read more

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 171: Hotel History: Hotel Theresa (1913)

2016-12-20 09:28:05 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

by Stanley Turkel, CMHS Hotel History: Hotel Theresa, “The Waldorf of Harlem” Fidel Castro’s recent death brings to mind his visit to New York City. On September 18, 1960, four months before the... Read more

Sheraton Huangdao Hotel Opens in China’s Qingdao Economic and Technological Development Zone

2016-12-20 09:22:38 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced the opening of Sheraton Huangdao Hotel, located within the Qingdao Economic and Technological Development Zone (QWTDZ).... Read more

Cashing in on the Urbanization of the Suburbs: Tips for Soaring in ‘Surban’ Areas

2016-12-20 09:06:24 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Bill Duncan for Hotel-Online An increasing number of people are choosing to reside and travel to destinations just outside the city limits. These areas are dubbed ‘surban’ – a pairing of urban... Read more

Record-Setting U.S. Travel and Tourism Exports Total $21 Billion in October

2016-12-20 08:57:30 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

WASHINGTON - Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Ken Hyatt today announced that international visitors spent more than $21 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United... Read more