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How To Register Your Front Desk Staff To Become "Certified in the Heart of Hospitality"

2019-05-24 10:41:24 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

In the era of online reviews and social media, guest experiences at the front desk impact the financial success of your hotel. First impressions formulated at check-in bias guests' overall opinions, whether for... Read more

Virgin Hotels New Orleans Breaks Ground

2019-05-24 10:19:47 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, marks a new milestone as Virgin Hotels breaks ground with The Buccini/Pollin Group on Virgin Hotels New Orleans. Today's... Read more

Is Airbnb Taking Over The Hotel Business? | By Bob Rauch & Sarah Andersen

2019-05-24 10:08:13 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The company's rapid success came in part from the fact that it operated in an unregulated arena, able to avoid many of the legal requirements placed on hotels. However, there has been a shift over the past few... Read more

Practical Advice for Visiting Barcelona | By Ismael Gonzalez Serrano

2019-05-24 10:07:00 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Barcelona is one of the greatest cities in the world. Home to sublime and amazing architecture, vibrant nightlife, and is a truly wonderful coastal location. It has great accommodation options from budget to luxury... Read more

Hotel Expiration Dates: Fact or Fiction? | By Mark Lewis-Brown

2019-05-24 10:05:26 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

But, in my opinion, it should be. Here's a little known/rarely considered fact: an empty room is an expired one.Just like with milk or medication, hotels' rooms also have expiration dates, after which the... Read more

This Was The Best Big Game Ad | By Larry Mogelonsky

2019-05-24 10:02:28 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

My favorite one this year will not only surprise you but will also offer you a great lesson about how to promote your hotel with a modern sensibility.Spending hundreds of thousands on production and millions more on... Read more

Hotel Revenue Management Expert Launches Consulting Firm

2019-05-24 06:20:12 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

San Francisco, CA - With hotels in the U.S. and globally preforming at record-breaking rates (STR, 2018), a new service is available to help underperforming properties get their part of the pie. Rob Sudakow, an expert... Read more

Atlanta’s Historic Candler Building Begins New Life as 265-Room Boutique Hotel in July Under Hilton’s Curio Collection

2019-05-24 05:00:10 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

May 24-- May 24--It was once Atlanta's tallest building, a 17-story beaux-arts tribute to Coca-Cola founder Asa Candler. For 100 years it has been home to the city's "finest baths" (back when that... Read more

The Seminole Hard Rock & Casino’s Guitar-Shaped Hotel Is a Rock Star

2019-05-24 05:00:09 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

May 24-- May 24--The Seminole Hard Rock & Casino's audacious, $1.5 billion expansion is commanding the attention of commuters on highways, passengers aboard planes and residents near and far who've watched it... Read more

Rocco Forte Hotels Unveils the New Hotel de la Ville Following Extensive Renovation of Historic 18th Century Palazzo

2019-05-23 21:01:31 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

LONDON, May, 23 2019 -- Rocco Forte Hotels has unveiled their second hotel in Rome today, Hotel de la Ville, following an extraordinary renovation to the historical 18-century palazzo. Located in the heart of... Read more

Good Leadership and Values Key to Staff Satisfaction, Study Finds

2019-05-23 20:58:00 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Researchers analysed almost 298,000... Read more

Hyatt Launches New Lifestyle Division Following Its Fall 2018 Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality Brands

2019-05-23 20:57:15 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

CHICAGO (May 23, 2019) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the organization of a new, dedicated lifestyle division, which brings together Hyatt’s and former Two Roads Hospitality’s... Read more

Allegiant Names Paul Berry Vice President Of Hotel Operations

2019-05-23 20:47:56 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Paul Berry, a veteran hotelier who has managed several of the world's premier luxury resorts, has been appointed vice president of hotel operations for Sunseeker Resorts, a division of Allegiant Travel Company... Read more

Hotel De La Ville, A Rocco Forte Hotel Opens In Rome

2019-05-23 20:34:53 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Rocco Forte Hotels has unveiled their second hotel in Rome today, Hotel de la Ville, following an extraordinary renovation to the historical 18-century palazzo. Read more

Study Reveals Gig Economy is Thriving in Hotel Industry

2019-05-23 20:11:46 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

New study reveals gig economy is alive and thriving in the hospitality industry with nearly 76% of hotels using contractors for senior hires Read more

IHCL Signs With AD Estate Developers for New Vivanta Branded Hotel in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

2019-05-23 20:09:29 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Mumbai, May 23, 2019: The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a new Vivanta branded hotel in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.  This hotel... Read more

The Peninsula Paris Appoints Mauro Governato as General Manager

2019-05-23 20:04:24 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

The Peninsula Paris is pleased to announce Mr Mauro Governato has been appointed General Manager, effective 6 May 2019. With more than 34 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Governato’s most... Read more

The Wigwam in Phoenix’s West Valley Appoints J. Green as Resort Vice President of Sales & Marketing

2019-05-23 19:58:42 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

May 23, 2019 (Litchfield, Arizona) – The Wigwam, a desert oasis resort celebrating 90 years of welcoming guests this year, has appointed J. Green as Resort Vice President of Sales & Marketing. With two decades... Read more

BENCHMARK® Adds the Washington’s Skamania Lodge to Management Portfolio

2019-05-23 19:50:22 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, May 2019 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels... Read more

Hoteles City Express Announces the Signing of a Binding Agreement for the Acquisition of the City...

2019-05-23 19:49:13 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The total sale price agreed was Ps. $95.0 million plus VAT. This price represents a cap rate of 9.4% considering an NOI of Ps. $8.9 million generated by the hotel from May 2018 to April 2019. Read more