Latest Hotel Industry News

Concord Hospitality to Develop 200-Room Autograph Collection® Hotel in West Palm Beach, Florida

2016-11-07 10:05:22 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

RALEIGH, N.C. (November 7, 2016) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company announced today that it will open a new hotel under the Marriott Autograph Collection brand at the former City Hall site in West Palm... Read more

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts And DJI Partner To Launch Drone Experience Program

2016-11-07 09:58:47 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

JW Marriott Hotel & Resorts and DJI, the world's leading drone-maker, today announced a special partnership that will launch the luxury hotel brand's first Drone Experience Program. The program will provide... Read more

Carrier Enterprise to Showcase Next Generation HVAC Solutions at HX 2016

2016-11-07 09:45:44 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Carrier Enterprise (CE), the leading provider of temperature and energy control technologies for commercial, hospitality and residential properties, is set to exhibit the latest innovations in HVAC technology to... Read more

Resort With A Real Estate Ownership Component: A Turnaround Case Study

2016-11-07 09:45:35 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Erich Baum Whether the setting is sun-and-sand, snow-and-ski, or an indoor water park, today’s destination resorts commonly feature real estate ownership programs. Structured as whole ownership, fractional... Read more

Marketing Strategies for a Competitive Advantage in 2017 | By Robert A. Rauch

2016-11-07 09:44:14 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Your hotel has access to lots of data but the question is, do you use it? It is very costly to implement a comprehensive data analysis plan, especially across multiple hotel brands where systems cannot be... Read more

Next-Generation Technologies Set the Stage for Hotel Revenue Growth

2016-11-07 09:43:57 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

A Property Management System (PMS) serves as the lifeblood of any hotel, resort or other lodging property. It is the organization’s central nervous system. To the extent that it facilitates a bi-directional flow... Read more

Int’l travel remains positive despite headwinds; Outlook weakens heading into ’17

2016-11-07 09:41:22 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Recent interest among international travelers in the US as a destination seems to have materialized into actual trips, international inbound travel growth remained positive throughout the third quarter,... Read more

Hotel Internet Services Showcases Latest Advances in Wi-Fi Network and In-Room Television Streaming Solutions at HX 2016

2016-11-07 09:29:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Leading provider of secure hotel Wi-Fi and guestroom entertainment solutions to provide demonstrations at North America’s largest hospitality show in NYC New York — November 7, 2016 — Hotel Internet... Read more

New Yotelair Hotel Opens At Paris, Charles De Gaulle Airport

2016-11-07 09:21:05 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

YOTEL, the affordable luxury hotel group, has announced the opening of its newest location in Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport. The opening, which coincides with the rebrand of YOTEL airport locations to... Read more

Historic Hotels Celebrates 2016 Awards of Excellence Winners

2016-11-07 09:08:36 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

WASHINGTON--November 7, 2016--Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Awards of Excellence. Recipients were honored at a special ceremony and... Read more

Hotel CEOs Have a Payday in 2016

2016-11-07 09:00:32 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Keith Kefgen and Andrew Hazelton When we began our careers in the hotel business, it was widely thought that our industry paid executives rather poorly. Is that still true today? If CEO pay is any... Read more

Chinese Plateno Group’s Expansion in Europe: A Company Insight Q&A with Tomasz Janczak

2016-11-07 08:49:28 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

by Phil Butler Tomasz Janczak, the Europe Director E-Commerce& Distribution of Plateno Group, is a respected industry expert, and an asset to the company that, through a strategic partnership with Jin Jiang... Read more

10 Reasons Why Adding Room-Allocation Software will Improve Operations and Cut Costs in 2017

2016-11-07 08:22:59 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

hospitalityPulse sheds light on the hidden financial impact of room assignment and check-in operations [Santa Cruz, Calif. – November 7, 2016] – Spending for hotel IT has hit an all-time high in 2016, and... Read more

Train Your Hotel Sales Team to Tell Stories Not Just Quote Rates

2016-11-07 08:12:05 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Doug Kennedy As marketing professionals across all industries know, the concept of storytelling is an integral component for success in today’s environment.  You can see this approach playing out across... Read more

Hotel Industry Responds to Human Trafficking Crisis with New Online Training Program

2016-11-07 08:11:49 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Human trafficking of children and adults continues to be a serious issue for the global hospitality industry, as traffickers sometimes use hotels to carry out their illegal operations. The American Hotel & Lodging... Read more

Tourism Tidbits: Securing Our Ports for Safe Cruising, Part 1 of 2

2016-11-07 08:06:54 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

by Dr. Peter Tarlow In much of the world the month of November is a time when the cruise industry begins to enter into its high season, especially for those ships that frequent warm water tropical ports. Although the... Read more

Hotel AG Announces Recent Closings

2016-11-07 07:56:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

ATLANTA – November 7, 2016 – Hotel AG announced today that over the last several weeks the firm has closed the following hotel transactions - a new Home 2 Suites in Nashville, Tennessee; a Holiday Inn... Read more

In Robust Third Quarter, 83 Properties Add UniFocus Solutions, from Employee and Guest Feedback Tools to Its Signature LMS

2016-11-07 07:43:01 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

DALLAS – Nov. 7, 2016 – Dallas-based UniFocus has posted another strong quarter, installing one or more of its industry-leading, comprehensive workforce management systems and tools in 83 new locations... Read more

Choice Hotels Partners with China's Largest OTA, Expanding Reach in International Markets

2016-11-07 06:47:20 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced today a new global agreement with Ctrip, the largest online travel agency in China. In addition, Choice Hotels... Read more

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 169: American History: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; My Hotel Books

2016-11-07 06:45:37 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

From the Editor:  The award-winning hotel historian, Stanley Turkel, has an additional life as an American historian. The following article describes his recent invitation to the newly-opened National Museum of... Read more