Latest Hotel Industry News

Home2 Suites by Hilton Opens Newest Property in Grovetown

2016-09-07 05:06:20 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Home2 Suites by Hilton Grovetown Augusta Area. Offering 118 suites, the hotel... Read more

DoubleTree by Hilton Opens Dallas-Fort Worth Area Property Following $10 Million Renovation

2016-09-07 04:37:47 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) 13 market-leading brands, today unveils its first property in the bustling Dallas suburb of Arlington and its eighth throughout the Dallas metroplex. Read more

Fun Finder by Hilton Makes You the Hero of Your Vacation

2016-09-07 04:33:25 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Imagine you're honeymooning at a Hilton when you learn via your smartphone that there's a discounted couples massage appointment open in thirty minutes. Or, say you're vacationing with family and receive a schedule... Read more

Miami Cementing its Place in Elite List of Global Gateway & Hospitality Markets | By Andrew Cohan

2016-09-07 04:03:12 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

In 2013, I wrote an article titled "Miami's Leap to Global Gateway Status". The article examined the factors that combined during the previous decade to move Miami from one "comp set", that of secondary cities and... Read more

Project Management Considerations for Building Equipment Upgrades | By Kevin A. Goldstein

2016-09-07 03:35:12 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

A well-executed building equipment project can save energy, reduce maintenance costs, and significantly improve the guest experience. However, a poorly managed project can be disastrous for a hotel in terms of the... Read more

NASC Scores with Meetingmax

2016-09-07 03:18:31 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) announced today that it has signed a contract with Meetingmax, provider of the travel industry's most flexible online housing reservation software. Through the... Read more

Futuristic cities that will take Africa's tourism industry by storm | By Josephine Wawira

2016-09-07 03:18:26 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Inspired by the need to provide sustainable living for her people, including access to sustainable energy, transport and housing; Africa is seen to take up the tech challenge by investing billions of dollars in the... Read more

From Spreadsheets to Cloud Collaboration, Management Companies Transform Hotel Sales with HelloShift

2016-09-07 03:17:21 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

TNJ Management is a progressive hotel management company with eight portfolio hotels (IHG, Hilton, and Wyndham) in four Southwestern states. As VP of Operations, Pranav Patel uses innovative technology like... Read more

Lodging Interactive Drives Direct Bookings with Fully Managed Live Chat Service for Hotels & Resorts

2016-09-07 03:17:02 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Lodging Interactive, the leading digital marketing and social media engagement agency exclusively serving the hospitality industry, today announced the rollout of CoMMingle Live ChatSM the hospitality industry's... Read more

Seekda Acquires Regatta Travel Solutions

2016-09-07 03:16:10 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Regatta Travel Solutions announced today that it has been acquired by Seekda. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. Together, the two companies will focus on increasing direct booking volume for hotels through... Read more

Loyalty Points Are No Trade Off For Housekeeping | By Larry Mogelonsky

2016-09-07 03:15:32 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Traveling for work puts me up close and personal with a wide variety of hotels, but even though I love dabbling in the luxury segment, the wallet just isn't fat enough to make that a year-round thing. Instead, I opt... Read more

Well Served... AND Heard | By Joshua M. Evans

2016-09-07 03:15:19 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

All guests want to be served well. The main goal of any hotel or restaurant employee is to serve their guests well. The people that come through your doors are the only reason businesses succeed. We focus on giving... Read more

Tokyo, Osaka hotel stock forecast to increase by 20-30% by 2018

2016-09-07 03:12:15 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

CBRE Hotels and Research report also shows Japanese hotel transaction volume recording a three-fold increase since 2012. Read more

The Parisian Macao has sustainability in its DNA

2016-09-07 02:42:07 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

The Parisian Macao is Las Vegas Sands' and Sands China's most energy-efficient property to date and its Industry-leading sustainability measures raise the bar for environmentally responsible resort operations in Macao. Read more

Marriott integrates Expedia’s package product to help drive incremental demand

2016-09-07 02:26:23 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

Travellers accessing to book a hotel can now also combine their accommodations with a flight booking from the more than 475 Expedia airline partners. Read more

Are we really siding with the OTAs on this one? | By Alex Shashou

2016-09-07 02:23:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Since starting our ALICE newsletter, we've attempted to cover everything we think matters in hospitality technology. In writing the newsletter, we like to take questions and discussion points from our readers, and... Read more

Transparent hospitality – are we what we say we are?

2016-09-07 02:07:51 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

Transparency is synonymous with good ethical standards and reputation. But what are good ethical standards? Read more

Bespoke Hotels and Criterion Capital to open properties across London

2016-09-07 01:14:03 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

The inaugural property will be an 86-bedroom MGallery, London, Leicester Square, situated on the North side of Leicester Square and set to open in late 2016. This will be followed by further sites in Leicester Square,... Read more

Park Hotel Yeongdeungpo, Seoul to open in early 2017

2016-09-07 01:01:44 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

Nestled in Seouls Yeongdeungpo district and near to the Hangang River, the new build 150-key Park Hotel Yeongdeungpo, Seoul is 45 minutes from Incheon International Airport. Read more

Marc Dardenne joins Jumeirah Group as Group Chief Operating Officer

2016-09-06 23:01:38 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

Dardenne joins Jumeirah Group from Patina Hotels and Resorts in Singapore where, as CEO, he oversaw brand creation, development and asset management. Previously, Dardenne was based in Dubai and most recently worked as... Read more