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Former Royal British Hotel Reborn as Hotel Indigo Edinburgh - Princes Street

2016-11-29 13:32:45 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, will expand its boutique offering in Edinburgh with the opening of a second Hotel Indigo® property. Centrally located,... Read more



Jim Snyder Joins Sun Valley as Director of Food and Beverage

2016-11-29 13:29:27 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Ski industry veteran joins Sun Valley team at start of 2016-17 winter season Sun Valley, Idaho – Nov. 29, 2016 – Sun Valley Resort announced that ski industry veteran, Jim Snyder, has joined its... Read more


Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach Names Miguel Diaz Director of Sales and Marketing

2016-11-29 13:20:08 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Clearwater Beach, Fla. (November 29, 2016) — Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach is pleased to announce the appointment of Miguel Diaz as director of sales and marketing for Clearwater’s new luxury resort,... Read more


Waterford Hotel Group Promotes Ali Dezfoli to Director of Operations at HIlton Hartford

2016-11-29 13:08:47 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

WATERFORD, CT (November 29, 2016) --- Ali Dezfoli has been promoted to Director of Operations for the 393-room Hilton Hotel in Hartford, CT. Dezfoli will oversee the rooms, food and beverage, engineering and security... Read more


Diamond Resorts International Appoints Matthew Avril as Chief Executive Officer

2016-11-29 13:03:51 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

LAS VEGAS--November 29, 2016--Diamond Resorts International®, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, announces today that Matthew Avril will assume the role of Chief Executive... Read more



IHG Signs with Pointcorp for New-Build Hotel Indigo in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley

2016-11-29 12:54:07 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) and Pointcorp, have signed a management agreement for a new build Hotel Indigo, to be located in Brisbane’s cultural and creative heartbeat – Fortitude Valley. The... Read more


2017 Hospitality Outlook Is a Mixed Bag: U.S. Occupancy High, But ADR Growth Is Disappointing

2016-11-29 12:43:24 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Atlanta – November 29, 2016 – The 2017 outlook for U.S. hotels offers mixed blessings, with near record occupancy levels projected while average daily room rates (ADR) are expected to continue leveling... Read more



Charting AccorHotels' Asia growth trajectory

2016-11-29 12:40:37 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

This year was a big one for the French company, which leveraged alliances to grow in China and in the greater Asia Pacific region. Read more


Manchester's Lowry Hotel back on the market

2016-11-29 12:40:32 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

Westmount Hospitality Group has put its Lowry Hotel in Mancheser, UK, on the market two years after it acquired the 165-room hotel. Read more


Destination Hotels Reveals 2017 Trend Forecast in Fifth Annual ‘State of the Meetings Industry’ Survey

2016-11-29 12:35:32 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 29, 2016 -- Destination Hotels, a leading collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States, now part of Two Roads Hospitality,... Read more



Talking Talent – The Human Factor

2016-11-29 12:28:45 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Georgianne Fsadni AETHOS frequently advises clients on the considerable nuances involved in finding and developing talent. Recently, much has been published about today’s sourcing and hiring processes,... Read more



PolyU Study Finds Context is Key for Mobile Travelers

2016-11-29 12:19:41 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

With travellers’ behaviour becoming ever more dynamic and socially connected through the use of mobile technology, tourism practitioners stand to benefit from a distinct conceptualisation of the travel context,... Read more



Changing Supply-Demand Dynamic Tips the Balance in the US Lodging Sector, According to PwC

2016-11-29 11:57:52 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Occupancy levels expected to decline in 2017 after an eight-year run New York, NY, November 29, 2016 – The updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US anticipates occupancy levels will remain flat in... Read more



Webinar Video Available: HeBS Digital Discusses the “Key Tools to Optimizing Direct Bookings and Lowering Distributions Costs”

2016-11-29 11:53:41 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Last week, HeBS Digital hosted its third webinar in its “Direct is Always Better” series: “Key Tools to Optimizing Direct Bookings and Lowering Distributions Costs.” Speakers from HeBS Digital... Read more


Marriott clarifies its brands framework by making it more confusing by David Eisen With one tweet, Trump threatens Cuba detente by Jena Tesse Fox Banking on Trump, South Korea wealth fund...

2016-11-29 11:43:31 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

Westmount Hospitality Group has put its Lowry Hotel in Mancheser, UK, on the market two years after it acquired the 165-room hotel. Read more


Case study: How to reduce your energy costs

2016-11-29 11:43:28 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

The Whaler in Kaanapali Beach Resort on the island of Maui installed Honeywell’s Inncom Inncontrol 3 real-time hotel energy-management system in 2014. Read more


New Home2 Suites opens at Denver Airport

2016-11-29 11:43:21 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

Consisting of 111 suites, the hotel will target area visitors, who spent $1.5 billion on lodging in 2015. Read more


Myanmar's Eden Group furthers partnership with Hilton

2016-11-29 11:43:18 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

Myanmar’s Eden Group is planning to spend an estimated $130 million on two hotels in partnership with Hilton Worldwide. Read more


3 stories you may have missed last week

2016-11-29 11:43:14 +0100 | Source: HotelManagement

Catch up on last week's biggest news while you reheat some stuffing. Read more


UniFocus Launches Labor Management System Tailored to the Select-Service Hotel

2016-11-29 11:09:28 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

DALLAS – Nov. 29, 2016 – UniFocus, the Dallas-based provider of the service industry’s most comprehensive workforce performance solutions, has rolled out simplified labor management software called... Read more