Latest Hotel Industry News

Four Seasons Resort Lanai Appoints Dan Mizrahi as New Food & Beverage Director

2019-03-20 20:14:58 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Four Seasons Resort Lanai announces the appointment of Dan Mizrahi to the position of food & beverage director. The new culinary member will oversee all food and beverage operations... Read more

Hospitality Group Louis T Collection Appoints Scott Reid As Project Manager

2019-03-20 20:10:03 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The hospitality group Louis T Collection is expanding its building solutions arm this month with the appointment of Scott Reid as project manager. The Brit brings with him over 20 years of experience in the... Read more

London Hotels Report Strong Performance Levels for February 2019

2019-03-20 20:07:02 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

London hoteliers reported occupancy rose 0.6% to 78%, ADR increased 1.1% to £133.52 ($175.92) and RevPAR rose 1.7% to £104.14 ($137.21) in February, according to preliminary monthly data from STR. Read more

“Heart Failure”: The Leading Cause of Bad Reviews

2019-03-20 20:01:42 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Doug Kennedy When you read a cross-section of negative comments from online reviews and guest surveys, it’s easy to recognize a common theme across all lodging operations: “Heart failure.” ... Read more

Technology in the Hospitality Industry – Have We Gone Too Far?

2019-03-20 19:54:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

The hospitality industry is changing, and is rapidly becoming super high-tech. While we can argue that this benefits guests—and it certainly benefits vendors—how much is it taking away from the... Read more

Profiting From Prearrival

2019-03-20 19:54:04 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. ( Every hotelier knows that tech-enabled personalization is crucial to the future success of one’s brand. In reality, though, these customized experiences... Read more

HSMAI Honors Greater New York as Chapter of the Year

2019-03-20 19:38:02 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

(McLean, VA, March 20, 2019) The HSMAI Greater New York Chapter was named Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International 2017-2018 Chapter of the Year at HSMAI’s annual Mike Leven Leadership... Read more

China’s Hotel Construction Pipeline Hits New All-Time High Despite Growing Concerns About the Economic Slowdown

2019-03-20 19:33:04 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that China’s total construction pipeline is booming and stands at 2,761 projects/580,635 rooms, up 12% by projects and 6% by rooms year-over-year (YOY). At the end of... Read more

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Establishes Fund at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration in Honor of Former CEO J. Allen Smith

2019-03-20 19:26:38 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Ithaca, NY–  Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has established an empowerment fund at the School of Hotel Administration in honor of their former chief executive officer, J. Allen Smith ’80, MPS... Read more

Driftwood Acquisitions & Development Enters California Market With $85.7 Million Acquisition of 353-Key Marriott Mission Valley in San Diego

2019-03-20 19:20:18 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

SAN DIEGO (March 20, 2019) – Driftwood Acquisitions and Development (DAD) – a privately held investment firm specializing in the acquisition, development and investment syndication of quality hotel assets... Read more

Makeready Appoints Jason Delcamp as General Manager for Denver’s HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek

2019-03-20 19:12:54 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

DENVER, Colo. (March 20, 2019) – HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek is proud to announce the appointment of Jason Delcamp as General Manager of the 154-room hotel that captures the spirit of the elevated Colorado... Read more

HVS Report - Technology in the Hospitality Industry - Have We Gone Too Far? - By Court Williams and Paul Savage

2019-03-20 19:04:34 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

With the advent of technology, many activities previously performed by live humans have been replaced by automated methods. Is it really an improvement, or has the industry gone too far? Read more

US Hotel Occupancy Up 0.7 Percent to 62.2 Percent for February 2019

2019-03-20 18:53:29 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

RevPAR up 2.6 Percent to US$80.15 Read more

Accor Welcomes 21c Museum Hotels into MGallery Hotel Collection

2019-03-20 18:50:21 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Accor today announced that the Group has officially welcomed 21c Museum Hotels into the MGallery Hotel Collection, a global network of more than 100 storied boutique hotels located in 26 countries. The announcement... Read more

Onsite Utility Services Capital Announces Strategic Partnership with Power Cube to Give Companies More Energy Savings

2019-03-20 18:39:37 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Onsite Utility Services Capital, Inc. (OUS Capital) a leading provider of energy efficiency solutions for industrial and commercial businesses, and Power Cube LLC announced today a strategic partnership to integrate... Read more

Home2 Suites by Hilton Orlando Near Universal Opens

2019-03-20 18:35:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Located at 5910 American Way, Home2 Suites by Hilton Orlando Near Universal offers guests convenient access to Universal Orlando® Resort. Just off International Drive, the hotel has easy access to Interstate 4,... Read more

Construction to Begin on The Brenton Hotel in Newport, Rhode Island

2019-03-20 18:34:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

NEWPORT, RI (March 20, 2019) – The first major milestone in the construction of Newport’s newest luxury boutique hotel, the Brenton Hotel, took place yesterday as demolition began of the current two-story... Read more

5 Unique Experiences Hotels Can Use to Attract Guests - By Kerryn Gower

2019-03-20 18:22:49 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Weve all been there. You finally wake up from the dreaming phase of the travel planning journey and pick on a destination to visit. Now the planning begins. We all have our go-to travel booking websites and apps, and... Read more

Using the Right Technology to Connect Your Casino Hotel Guests to the Casino Floor | By Benjamin Keller

2019-03-20 18:11:34 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

As travelers become more reliant on mobile technology, it is increasingly important to make sure the right tools are in place for staff to effectively connect with guests before, during, and after their stay.... Read more

5 Unique Experiences Hotels Can Use to Attract Guests

2019-03-20 17:19:38 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By: Kerryn Gower We’ve all been there. You finally wake up from the dreaming phase of the travel planning journey and pick on a destination to visit. Now the planning begins. We all have our go-to travel... Read more