Latest Hotel Industry News


JLL Real Views - Five Ways Chatbots Could Change the Hotel Industry - by Natalie Holmes

2016-10-04 10:55:53 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

With the widespread adoption of in-house apps, instant messaging and even robots, hotels are on the cusp of a chatbot revolution. Read more


Steigenberger Hotels AG Consolidates Three Brands Into Deutsche Hospitality

2016-10-04 10:55:07 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Frankfurt am Main, October 4, 2016 - Steigenberger Hotels AG is a traditional company set for international growth. The company intends to tap into new markets. To do this, it is changing its brand architecture and... Read more



Radisson Blu Hotel Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan Announced for 2019

2016-10-04 10:49:03 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Less than 100m away from Bishkeks main commercial street, the 181 room Radisson Blu Hotel, Bishkek will be located in the heart of the Kyrgyz capital. Read more


Marketing and Event Planning Team Collaboration Greatly Valued for Creating Successful Events

2016-10-04 10:43:24 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

One-half (49 percent) of event planners surprisingly report marketing departments at their respective companies are always or often involved in the planning and execution of events, and an overwhelming majority find... Read more


Vienna to Make Room Rentals Reporting Compulsory for Web Platforms

2016-10-04 10:39:51 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

VIENNA, Oct. 4, 2016 -- Fair play in the tourism industry: Vienna has issued an amendment making reporting compulsory for anybody renting out accommodations to visitors - no matter whether commercially or... Read more



Josh Leibowitz Named General Manager for Two Neighboring Marriott Branded Hotels in New Orleans

2016-10-04 10:34:25 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Josh Leibowitz will serve as the leader of the Courtyard and Residence Inn hotels just 7 miles from Downtown New Orleans Read more


Cautious Optimism for Investors in Sub-Saharan Africa Hotel Sector

2016-10-04 10:28:45 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Investor sentiment for hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa remains positive despite economic headwinds in key markets, according to the latest JLL research into the sector. The long-term outlook continues to be strong and is... Read more


Kigali Marriott Hotel Opens in Rwanda

2016-10-04 10:21:41 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The 254-room Marriott in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city, is creating approximately 500 jobs and will be among the country's biggest and most luxurious properties, further enhancing Kigali'sreputation as... Read more


SpringHill Suites Gaithersburg, MD Sold for $13.2 Million

2016-10-04 10:07:07 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT) announced today that it has closed on the sale of the 162-room SpringHill Suites Gaithersburg in Gaithersburg, MD for approximately $13.2 million ($81,000 per key). Read more


10 Powerful Reasons Independent Hotels are Better Placed to Win Market Share over Chains | By William Cotter

2016-10-04 07:51:20 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The independent hotel market in Europe is a big business. It's big in terms of employment, tourism and contribution to the local economy. Most importantly for our industry, independent hotels are big in terms of... Read more