Latest Hotel Industry News

JLL Real Views - Kicking off a New Era for Branded Hotels in Russia

2018-06-18 19:48:51 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Football fans flocking to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup arent the only ones filling its growing stock of branded hotel rooms. Read more


Construction Pipeline Growth in China and Its Major Cities Shows Marginal Growth Up 2% Year-Over-Year

2018-06-18 19:48:50 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

June 18, 2018 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that according to the recent China Construction Pipeline, the Total Pipeline has 2,481 Projects/546,424 Rooms, up 2%... Read more


Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel Appoints Russell Shearer as Executive Chef

2018-06-18 19:41:35 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

CHICAGO, IL (June 18, 2018) – Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, located at 1 W Wacker, announces today the appointment of Russell Shearer as Executive Chef. With over a decade of experience working in... Read more


Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Announces Increased Ownership Position in LaSalle Hotel Properties

2018-06-18 19:38:17 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) today announced it has almost doubled its ownership of common shares of LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) (LaSalle) to 10.0 million common shares, or approximately 9.0% of... Read more


Studio Allston Opens on Soldiers Field Road in Boston

2018-06-18 19:30:29 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

What makes Studio Allston different is a thematic reliance on art in the lobby, in the bar, in meeting rooms, suites, and in every one of the guest rooms. Most of the displays are works created by local artists and... Read more


Hampton by Hilton Opens Nine Properties in the U.S.

2018-06-18 19:15:10 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hampton by Hilton announced the opening of nine new properties, including Hampton Inn by Hilton Opelousas in Louisiana, Hampton Inn by Hilton Benson in North Carolina, and Hampton Inn by Hilton Bourbonnais Kankakee in... Read more


The Albert Appoints New Executive Chef, Larry Feldmeier

2018-06-18 19:14:08 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Chicago, IL – (June 2018) The Albert, located at 228 E Ontario, is taking the Chicago culinary scene by storm with the appointment of Executive Chef Larry Feldmeier. Bringing over 12 years of experience to Hotel... Read more


Agilysys Releases Latest Version of InfoGenesis, A Modern POS Platform to Transform Hospitality Guest Service at Scale

2018-06-18 19:10:09 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

ALPHARETTA, GA. -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced the release of InfoGenesis 4.5.0, the latest version of its... Read more


Intelity and KEYPR to Merge, Accelerating Growth and Scale in the Mobile and In-Room Technology Hospitality Sector

2018-06-18 19:04:42 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Merger of two industry leading companies combines technical knowledge, broad customer relationships, and a richly complimentary product set June 18, 2018 Transaction is in line with Intelity’s and... Read more


OTO Wins Hilton Developer of the Year Award—for 2nd Consecutive Year

2018-06-18 18:54:42 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

South Carolina-based hospitality company earns national honor OTO Development has been named Hilton Developer of the Year in the Focused Service category -- for the second consecutive year. The 2017 award was... Read more


Chicago Marriott Lincolnshire Resort Appoints Julie Berry as Director of Sales & Marketing

2018-06-18 18:54:23 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (June 18, 2018) – The Bricton Group, a leading hotel management company based in Mount Prospect, Ill, has appointed Julie Berry as director of sales and marketing for the renown and newly... Read more


Hotel Equities Names Industry Veteran, Cesar Wurm, VP of Sales and Marketing

2018-06-18 18:48:37 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

ATLANTA, GA – June 18, 2018 – Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (HE) elevates their sales and marketing division with the appointment of industry veteran Cesar Wurm as VP of Sales and Marketing. In his new... Read more


Radisson Hotel Group™ Appoints Peter Feran to Lead New Beachfront Hotel, Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc

2018-06-18 18:33:19 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc has appointed renowned hospitality professional Peter Feran as general manager of Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc, the stunning new beachfront resort on Vietnam’s “Pearl... Read more


AccorHotels Appoints Karla Erales as General Manager of Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

2018-06-18 18:22:09 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

WASHINGTON D.C. – June 18, 2018 – Karla Erales has been appointed general manager of Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, one of AccorHotels luxury brand properties in the nation’s capital. The... Read more


Hospitality Financial Leadership: The Busy Hotel Executive

2018-06-18 18:12:09 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By David Lund Coaching people around the financials in hotels is what I do. I accomplish this by one-on-one coaching, usually on the phone or through Skype, or in workshops where as a group we explore and debunk the... Read more


Data Travel and Beekeeper Connect HITEC 2018 Festivities with BeeHAPI Buses

2018-06-18 18:05:03 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Houston -- Data Travel, LLC, the developer of HAPI, the new data streaming and enrichment platform, aims to help hoteliers streamline integration of their data and systems. At HITEC this year, Beekeeper is joining... Read more


Hotelogix Partners With Airpay to Offer Mobile POS Payment Terminal to Hotels

2018-06-18 18:03:43 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hotelogix has partnered with Airpay Payment Services to offer an end-to-end payment services to hotels. This integration will help hotels centralize the payment process - be it pre-authorized for bookings received... Read more


Data Travel and Beekeeper Connect HITEC 2018 Festivities with BeeHAPI Buses

2018-06-18 17:57:32 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

HAPI aims to “integrate the vendor events” and Beekeeper joins to maximize collaboration Houston – June 18, 2018 – Data Travel, LLC, the developer of HAPI, the new data streaming and... Read more


Hotel & Leisure Advisors Top Five Takeaways From NYU Hotel Investment Conference

2018-06-18 17:42:38 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

by David J. Sangree The sentiment at the 2018 NYU Hotel Investment Conference was very positive for the industry with expectations of continued growth in the coming years. Among the wealth of relevant information... Read more


Whistle Joins Volara's Voice Hub For Hotels

2018-06-18 17:29:08 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Volara is THE provider of fully integrated custom voice-based solutions to the hospitality industry. Volara's proprietary software creates a hotel business tool atop Amazon Alexa. With Volara, Whistle's... Read more