Latest Hotel Industry News

Go Moment Webinar Details New Guest Messaging Casino Compliance Requirements

2019-03-21 13:18:30 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Go Moment, the world's leading provider of real-time artificial intelligence guest communication solutions for the hospitality industry, with its breakthrough smartconcierge Ivy, today announced that it will be... Read more

Airbnb in talks to invest $100-200 million in OYO: Report

2019-03-21 13:11:05 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Airbnb, which is planning to go public by next year, has been looking towards India and China to meet its growth goals, and OYO with its sizeable footprint in these two markets fits in neatly with these plans.... Read more

New IntercityHotel Amsterdam Airport for Deutsche Hospitality

2019-03-21 11:56:33 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Deutsche Hospitality is driving forward expansion in the Netherlands. The IntercityHotel Amsterdam Airport, which is scheduled to open in 2021, will become the latest addition to the group's portfolio. It will... Read more

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Launches I Prefer Members' Choice Awards

2019-03-21 11:51:00 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA - Preferred Hotels & Resorts - the world's largest independent hotel brand representing more than 750 distinctive hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries - today unveiled the... Read more

How To Travel Like The One Percent On A Budget

2019-03-21 11:42:30 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

It's no secret that that one percent live much more glamorous lives than most of us. While they have big houses and fancy cars, the income gap is probably most evident when it comes to how the upper echelon of... Read more

5 Unique Experiences Hotels Can Use To Attract Guests | By Kerryn Gower

2019-03-21 11:15:49 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

We've all been there. You finally wake up from the dreaming phase of the travel planning journey and pick on a destination to visit. Now the planning begins. We all have our go-to travel booking websites and... Read more

Scandic To Expand Two Norwegian Hotels

2019-03-21 10:01:30 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Scandic has made an agreement with property owner Eiendomsspar to renovate and expand Scandic Helsfyr in Oslo in conjunction with extending the lease agreement. Close to 200 new rooms will be added to the hotel,... Read more

The British Ambassador To Spain Meets The Executive Vice President And Ceo Of Melia In Palma

2019-03-21 09:55:25 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

In a further demonstration of the interest the British Government has always shown in British tourism in Spain, and particularly in the Balearic Islands, yesterday the senior British diplomat in Spain visited the... Read more

New InterContinental® hotel in Houston brings internationally acclaimed hospitality to Texas Medical Center

2019-03-21 09:43:36 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world's leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the InterContinental® Houston - Medical Center. Developed by Medistar Corporation, the elegant... Read more

Marriott International and Dur Hospitality Open Riyadh Marriott Hotel Diplomatic Quarter and Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh, Diplomatic Quarter

2019-03-21 09:33:42 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Marriott International and Dur Hospitality today announced the opening of Riyadh Marriott Hotel Diplomatic Quarter and Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh, Diplomatic Quarter. The complex is strategically located in... Read more

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2018-Q4

2019-03-21 09:18:06 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

If you would like a detailed hotel performance data for all of Canada, STR offers their Canadian Hotel Review. The Canadian Hotel Review is available by annual subscription. For further Information, please... Read more

STR: U.S. Hotel Performance For February 2019

2019-03-21 09:11:51 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee -- The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during February 2019, according to data from STR.In a year-over-year comparison with February 2018,... Read more

Technology in the Hospitality Industry - Have We Gone Too Far? | By Court Williams & Paul Savage

2019-03-21 09:02:54 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The hospitality industry is changing, and is rapidly becoming super high-tech. While we can argue that this benefits guests--and it certainly benefits vendors--how much is it taking away from the guest's personal... Read more

Trusting the Guest to Take Care of Things - The Life of a Hotel Doctor | By Mike Oppenheim

2019-03-21 08:45:24 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

A guest at the Crowne Plaza was feeling under the weather.The guest spoke poor English but, through the bellman, asked if I took his insurance: April Assistance. I did, adding that, unless he wanted to pay me... Read more

Women in Hospitality: Managing Work and Family | By Sowon Kim

2019-03-21 08:36:02 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

An increasing number of women in hospitality join leadership positions without an intention to leave their family ambitions behind. What enables them to achieve their life goals? A study by Dr. Sowon Kim looks into... Read more

HVS Market Pulse: Chicago Ascending | By Dana Waud & Stacey Nadolny

2019-03-21 08:32:22 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Of the eight new hotels that entered Downtown Chicago in 2018, the largest individual hotel was the 336-room Aloft Streeterville, the largest Aloft in North America. The Hotel Zachary, a Tribute Portfolio affiliate,... Read more

Reducing Data Waste in Hotels

2019-03-21 08:30:47 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hotels are wasting valuable data without even knowing it and they need to start "going green" in regards to saving their business environments. By wasting data, hotels are losing major opportunities and... Read more

Omni Hotels and Resorts Partners with IDeaS to Transform Total Property Revenue Performance

2019-03-21 08:27:11 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Omni Hotels and Resorts will roll out both IDeaS G3 Revenue Management System (RMS) and IDeaS Smart Space, a cloud-based meetings and events strategy application, across its portfolio of 60 distinct luxury hotels and... Read more

Using the Right Technology to Connect Your Casino Hotel Guests to the Casino Floor | By Benjamin Keller

2019-03-20 18:11:34 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

As travelers become more reliant on mobile technology, it is increasingly important to make sure the right tools are in place for staff to effectively connect with guests before, during, and after their stay.... Read more

Carton House Completes the First Phase of a Property-Wide Renovation

2019-03-20 16:01:34 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Carton House, a historic luxury resort set on 1,100 acres of private parkland in Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland, is debuting their newly renovated banqueting suite and meeting space. The initial phase of the... Read more