Latest Hotel Industry News

Studio HBA designs two coastline-inspired properties in Santa Monica

2016-09-02 01:42:21 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Courtyard Marriott Santa Monica and Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica were designed to complement each other. Studio HBA, a division of Hirsch Bedner Associates, is slated to complete two properties in Santa... Read more


Beware: That In-Room Coffee Just Might Cost You

2016-09-02 01:35:05 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

As hotel fees hit record highs, even the free in-room coffee is no longer sacred. For Laura Schooling, the only thing worse than being jet-lagged in a hotel room and finding no coffee is discovering that in-room... Read more


New Destination for Art: Upscale Hotels

2016-09-02 01:29:31 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

When the 73-room Beaumont Hotel opened its doors in Londons Mayfair district in 2014, it made an artistic statement so conspicuous that not even passers-by could disregard it. The buildings southernmost exterior... Read more


Sourcing consistent product

2016-09-02 01:20:59 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Ray’s Boathouse , Caf Fregola Sarda At Rays Boathouse in Seattle, a lot of what goes on the menu seafood and fresh produce is seasonal. The type of product, the supply and the quality can vary... Read more


Public spaces change the channel on TV use

2016-09-02 01:14:57 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

The days of being alone in a hotel room are gone, according to Amaury Piedra, GM of the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Hotel guests have completed their shift from privacy to public areas, and in... Read more


How a smart D.C. is smart on sustainability

2016-09-02 01:09:23 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

I frequently point to the many smart programs that my hometown of Washington, D.C., is using to achieve one of the highest degrees of sustainability in the country. Aside from paralyzing traffic and a broken metro... Read more


Blind tasting menus surprise, delight guests

2016-08-29 11:39:40 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Chef Gabe Charpentier Windsor Court Hotel <!-- block.tpl.php --> Chef Gabriel Charpentier experiments with spontaneity at New Orleans’ Grill Room. <!-- /block.tpl.php --> In a restaurant-packed... Read more


Working as a chef: the reality

2016-08-26 06:51:27 +0200 | Source: E Hospitality Times

When looking for a job in the hospitality industry, its important to know what to expect. With the rising popularity of cooking shows, young chefs can enter the industry with the wrong impression, and quickly... Read more