Latest Hotel Industry News

Anthony Klok Elected 2019 Board Chairman of Best Western Hotels & Resorts

2019-01-17 20:53:13 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

(CHICAGO, IL; January 17, 2019) – Rebel Hospitality is pleased to announce the election of Principal Anthony Klok to 2019 Board Chairman of Best Western Hotels & Resorts. Klok, who previously served as Vice... Read more


Jens Mathiesen Named President and CEO for Scandic

2019-01-17 20:34:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) changes President and CEO Jens Mathiesen replaces Even Frydenberg. In connection with this, Scandic comments on its financial performance in the fourth quarter. Read more



The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island Opens in the Philippines

2019-01-17 20:25:36 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The Beach Club marks the first stage of a project which will also include Dusit Thani Residence Davao, and dusitD2 Davao hotels, which are set to open in 2019. Read more


Black Oak Casino Resort to Implement INTELITY's Guest Experience and Staff Management Platform

2019-01-17 20:22:38 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

INTELITY, the global travel industry's first and most powerful enterprise guest engagement and staff management platform, announced today that it inked a deal with The Hotel at Black Oak Casino Resort in... Read more


The Indian Hotels Company Announces Its Second Hotel in Nepal With Vivanta Kathmandu

2019-01-17 20:10:34 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) is introducing the Vivanta brand in the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal with the opening of Vivanta Kathmandu. Read more


Julie Shiflett Named Chief Financial Officer for RLH Corporation

2019-01-17 19:56:57 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) announced this week the appointment of Julie Shiflett as its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective immediately. Ms. Shiflett returns to RLH after having... Read more


HVS Report - Hotel Cap Rates Hold Steady - Values Under Pressure - By Suzanne Mellen

2019-01-17 19:51:04 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

This article looks at hotel sales and capitalization rate trends, the impact of slowing RevPAR growth on hotel values, and the outlook for 2019. Read more


Idu Ribeiro Appointed General Manager at Panama Marriott Hotel, Panama

2019-01-17 18:55:51 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Marriott International announces the appointment of Idu Ribeiro as the new General Manager of the emblematic Panama Marriott Hotel. Idu joins this new position from the Marriott Executive Apartments Panama City,... Read more


Hospitality Social Media Marketing News - January 17, 2019 Issue

2019-01-17 18:41:43 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Happy 2019, everyone! As we move into the new year, its time to take a look at our social media strategies to assess whats working and how we can better connect with our guests. This includes assessing all the new... Read more


Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile Appoints Kathy Heneghan as General Manager

2019-01-17 18:34:37 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

CHICAGO - Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, LP and managed by Hilton Management Services, today announced Kathy Heneghan has been appointed as the... Read more


Is this mistake hurting your hotel tech sales? | By Jeremiah Magone

2019-01-17 18:26:38 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

If sales haven't been as strong as you'd hoped in 2018, there are probably as many reasons for that as there are ads on the Internet...But over the past 6 years, as a copywriter and marketing strategist for... Read more


Construction Underway at Hilton Dual-Brand Hotel Project in Downtown Denver

2019-01-17 18:16:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The dual-brand property broke ground in November 2017 and will feature both a Tru by Hilton and a Home2 Suites by Hilton. Read more


"marketing to China" Conference features High-caliber Speakers

2019-01-17 18:15:48 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The first 2019 edition of the "marketing to China" Conference will feature a stellar lineup of Chinese digital marketing experts, who will address important industry topics, likethe potential of Chinese... Read more


430 Room Hilton Guangzhou Science City Hotel Opens in China

2019-01-17 18:05:21 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The eight-story, 430-room full-service hotel is just minutes from downtown Guangzhou Science City and the world-class Baoneng International Sports Arena. Read more


Beekeeper Continues to Dominate in the Hotel Technology Arena; Named ‘Top Operational Product’ for Employee Engagement by HotelTechReport

2019-01-17 18:01:41 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Company recognized for adding immense value for hoteliers by helping them compete in the digital age; This is the 5th technology award presented to Beekeeper in the last eight months for its operational communication... Read more


Hotel Cap Rates Hold Steady - Values Under Pressure

2019-01-17 17:37:45 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Suzanne R. Mellen  Following a year of robust transaction activity, hotel capitalization rates remain stable, while hotel NOI and values are under pressure due to slowing RevPAR growth and increasing... Read more


Whistle Ranked #1 Guest Messaging Platform

2019-01-17 17:20:30 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Whistle is the leading Guest Messaging Platform in the hospitality industry, powering real-time guest communications via SMS, Mobile Messaging applications, Email, and Website Live Chat. Whistle helps... Read more


Major Trends to Watch for at HSMAI NY Conference

2019-01-17 17:13:41 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Raj Singh, CEO, Go Moment As I think about what to get excited about at HSMAI’s Digital Marketing Strategy Conference 2019 taking place later this month in New York, the fast-evolving guest experience comes... Read more


Park Inn by Radisson Quito Opens in Ecuador

2019-01-17 17:13:14 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Park Inn by Radisson announced the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Quito, Ecuador following an extensive $4.5 million renovation, which included upgrades and a fresh new design throughout the entire hotel. Read more