Latest Hotel Industry News

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



Marriott testing real-life “like” buttons | qz.com

2016-11-07 06:41:34 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The world’s largest hotel company is taking a cue from social media’s “like” buttons. Marriott Hotels has turned its 446-room hotel in the city center of Charlotte, North Carolina, into a lodging laboratory... Read more


The future is now: How robots are storming the travel industry

2016-11-07 06:37:07 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

It's interesting how novelties can become commonplace quicker than we expect. Read more


London appoints first Night Czar to help boost night time economy

2016-11-07 06:20:02 +0100 | Source: Big Hospitality

London's night time economy is to get a boost following the appointment of AmyLam as the capital's first Night Czar. Read more


Brett Atkinson

2016-11-07 04:38:31 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet staff

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Elisa Rego da Silva

2016-11-07 04:38:23 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet staff

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Philip M. Barnes

2016-11-07 04:38:21 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet staff

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