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Why 2017 will be a boom year for Middle East hotels

2016-09-06 16:57:00 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

Next year, 189 hotels (with 58,527 rooms) are scheduled to open across the Middle East. Read more

Indiana developer pushes to open hotels near Notre Dame

2016-09-06 16:56:55 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

A Holiday Inn is expected to open this month, while a Candlewood Suites has a planned November opening. Read more

96-suite Hilton opens near Dallas

2016-09-06 16:56:53 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

The new hotel complements the growing number of travelers to Dallas-Fort Worth for 2016, which is expected to hit about 27 million this year. Read more

Expotel Hospitality now running New Orleans Wyndham

2016-09-06 16:56:50 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

The 220-room hotel is undergoing a $3.2-million renovation project that is slated to wrap up later this year. Read more

Nashville hotel's POS systems compromised for four years

2016-09-06 16:56:48 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

A security breach at the upscale boutique property affected all customers who used their credit or debit cards at the hotel since September 2012. Read more

Ireland hotel sales poised to break records this year

2016-09-06 16:56:44 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

CBRE is predicting that more than 400 million of Irish hotel transactions could be signed by the end of the year. Read more

Mauritius' Lux Island Resorts to broaden Asian footprint

2016-09-06 16:56:42 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

Lux Island Resorts CEO Paul Jones said that the company would look to have between 20 and 25 hotels in Asia within 10 years. Read more

New hotel development is in the works for Jamaica

2016-09-06 16:56:41 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

Re-instated as Jamaica's minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett's main goal during his tenure at the Jamaica Tourist Board will be to attract five Read more

Owned and Developed by FAS Hotels, 281-Key Aloft Riyadh Opens in Saudi Arabia

2016-09-06 13:38:36 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- September 6, 2016 -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® (NYSE:HOT) today announced the entry of its innovative Aloft brand to the Saudi Arabian market with the opening of... Read more

6 Ways To Survive Hotel Budget Season

2016-09-06 13:34:49 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

As budget season approaches, were here to help you plan for a profitable 2017 with six smart hotel sales and marketing budget strategies. Read more

General Manager Andre Clarke Leads Opening of Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in Yonkers, New York

2016-09-06 13:32:25 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

YONKERS, N.Y. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers around the world, today announced the... Read more

Opening January 2017, Shangri-La to Debut Hotel Jen Beijing in China World Trade Center Development

2016-09-06 13:17:21 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

HONG KONG, CHINA - September 6, 2016 - Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd. and China World Trade Center today announced the upcoming debut of Hotel Jen Beijing. Opening in January 2017, the hotel will be... Read more

Andrew Munt Appointed First Head of pentahotels UK

2016-09-06 13:02:23 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, September 6, 2016 - pentahotels are well known for their unique style and creative approach. It continues to thrive with its strategic decision on creating a brand new position to... Read more

Waterford Hotel Group Promotes Duane Schroder to General Manager of Marriott Hartford Downtown

2016-09-06 12:49:25 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Waterford, CT (September 6, 2016) – Waterford Hotel Group has announced the promotion of Duane Schroder to General Manager of Marriott Hartford Downtown. As General Manager, Schroder is responsible for all... Read more

Fredericksburg Inn & Suites Reopens Following $4 Million Renovation, Manged by Hospitality Management

2016-09-06 12:40:19 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Fredericksburg, TX – Owners Randy Box and Dan Wenz proudly announce the completion of a $4 million renovation to this 103-room hotel located on five beautiful acres alongside Barons Creek, just one block from... Read more

NOVUM Hotel Group to Acquire Mercure Hotel Ingolstadt, and Accor Franchise

2016-09-06 12:27:26 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

The NOVUM Hotel Group is growing even faster: Another franchise hotel is being acquired on 1st October 2016 – the Mercure Hotel Ingolstadt. This four-star property with 71 rooms is situated in a quiet location,... Read more

One Third of Upper Upscale Construction Pipeline Has Yet to Make a Branding Decision

2016-09-06 12:16:34 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

September 6, 2016 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the Upper Upscale category in the U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline is at 66,303 Rooms/307 Projects. About one third,... Read more

India to Give Tourists Free SIM Cards - DA

2016-09-06 12:12:56 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

India is set to hand out free SIM cards to tourists on arrival. That's a bigger deal than you think. For years, visitors to the country had to endure mind-boggling bureaucracy simply to get a mobile number in-country. Read more

ResortSuite and ISPA 2016 Team Up to Fight Cancer

2016-09-06 12:09:48 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

ResortSuite, a global leader in guest-centric hospitality management software, is proud to sponsor the registration bags for the over 2500 expected attendees of the 2016 International SPA Association (ISPA) Conference... Read more

New Castle Promotes Don Urbahn to Vice President Sales and Revenue Management

2016-09-06 12:07:03 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

SHELTON, Conn. -- September 6, 2016 -- Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle Hotels & Resorts, a leading third-party management company and hotel developer, today announced the promotion of Don Urbahn to... Read more