Latest Hotel Industry News

'Optimistic with a hint of caution' was the sentiment at IHIF 2018

2018-03-16 17:24:33 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

BERLIN -- Last week, over 2,300 delegates from over 80 countries gathered at the InterContinental Hotel in Berlin for the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF). This marked the largest delegation in the events... Read more

Fih Announces Strategic Alliance With Ihg

2018-03-16 17:12:17 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Formosa International Hotels Corporation (FIH) today announces that it has formalized a joint venture agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) to accelerate the international expansion of Regent Hotels &... Read more

Westin Hotels & Resorts Reveals The Next Industry First Focused On Improving The Well-Being Of The World

2018-03-16 16:57:49 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Westin Hotels & Resorts today announced the launch of Project Rise: ThreadForward, an unprecedented sustainability program that collects, processes and reweaves hotel bed linens transforming them into thousands of... Read more

STR: U.S. hotel results for week ending 10 March

2018-03-16 15:52:33 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee -- The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 4-10 March 2018, according to data from STR. In comparison with the... Read more

The Hottest Attendee List in Digital Travel - All Set to Convene in Hotel Nikko San Francisco on April 9 - 10 2018

2018-03-16 15:43:39 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

EyeforTravel have put together a summit - the San Francisco Digital Summit 2018 (April 9 - 10), which will unite leading players from the travel market including hotels, airlines, OTAs and metasearch companies, travel... Read more

Why do we go to industry events and conventions? | By John Hogan

2018-03-16 15:38:50 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

This quote from lodging pioneer Conrad Hilton says it all: we all make some mistakes along the way, but the successful people do not let that disturb their plans to continue to improve.As I was looking earlier this... Read more

Travel Appeal is an Innovate.AI competition Finalist

2018-03-16 15:01:47 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Innovate.AI is a Global Startup Competition, presented by Microsoft Ventures, Madrona Venture Group, Notion Capital and Vertex Ventures Israel.It involves companies from all over the world that are applying artifcial... Read more

Moxy sets its sights on European expansion [Including Construction Report Europe]

2018-03-16 15:01:27 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Moxy Hotels is set to continue growing its portfolio by expanding further into the European market, Marriott International announced recently. This move builds on the brand's rapid growth since its inception in... Read more

Walking the talk: the value of human rights on the Camino de Santiago

2018-03-16 14:29:10 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Madrid, Spain -- Tourism as an instrument for mutual understanding and sustainable development is at the centre of the international university project "The Value of Human Rights on the Camino de Santiago:... Read more

OTO Development Adds Four Properties to Managed Portfolio

2018-03-16 14:01:43 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

SPARTANBURG SC -- With a proven operations strategy that provides measurable results in revenue, profitability and guest satisfaction, OTO Development is a preferred third-party management company for a variety of... Read more

Luxe Collection by L.E. Hotels Welcomes Lotte New York Palace

2018-03-16 13:01:14 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

LOS ANGELES -- Luxe Collection by L.E. Hotels welcomes the iconic Lotte New York Palace as its newest property in its premier collection. The Luxe Collection is a distinctive group of high-end hotel properties with... Read more

Maison Heler Metz to join Curio Collection

2018-03-16 12:58:17 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Metz Mayor Dominique Gros, internationally acclaimed creator Philippe Starck and Hilton unveiled plans for the distinctive, Maison Heler Metz, Curio Collection by Hilton. The 14-story hotel, which will operate under... Read more

Red Roof to Open New Headquarters Location in Support of Company's Continued Profitable Growth

2018-03-16 12:46:17 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Supporting growing demand for the brand, Red Roof, the leader in the Upscale Economy segment, has announced a new, 43,000 sq. ft. headquarters located at 7815 Walton Parkway, New Albany, Ohio, to... Read more

Move Over Baby Boomers, Millennials Embrace Family Travel

2018-03-16 12:42:52 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Led by millennials, some 88 million Americans plan to take family vacations this year. According to the latest research from AAA Travel, 44 percent of millennials are planning a family getaway, more... Read more

Miami Beach Welcomes Travelers and Their Pets with Pet-Friendly Hotels and Perks

2018-03-16 12:38:40 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Tropical beach vacations for pet owners frequently come with the letdown and hassle of having to leave those four-legged friends at home, but not for those visiting Miami Beach. Home to the best... Read more

Infographic: How Chatbots Are Changing the Customer Experience

2018-03-16 10:55:47 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

At least once a week, I load up a hypothetical shopping cart from online retailers like Zara, ASOS, and Sephora, only to decide that I don't want to spend money on clothes or makeup I don't really need. So I... Read more

Breathtaking Tree House Vacation Rentals You Can Actually Afford |

2018-03-16 09:54:45 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

For travelers who prefer the road less traveled, a ground-level bed simply won't do.Instead of planning your next getaway around a specific city destination, turn your trip on its head by instead planning around... Read more

5 Simple Tips for Getting Stellar Hotel Service |

2018-03-16 09:51:11 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The service at that hotel you just stayed at was so-so. Your friend's experience at the same property, on the other hand, was spot on. Why the disparity? It may be more than chance.According to Joshua Bush, a... Read more

IHG Is Buying Regent Hotels And Hong Kong Is Getting Its Regent Hotel Back

2018-03-16 09:48:58 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

This morning's announcement that InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is acquiring a 51% stake in Regent Hotels & Resorts for $39 million in cash on the surface is a microscopic transaction, bringing aboard a mere... Read more

Beauty maven Bobbi Brown is getting into the hotel business |

2018-03-16 09:44:00 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Bobbi Brown is best known for the beauty brand bearing her name. The minimalist, flattering eyeshadows and lipsticks won many busy working women as fans, but Brown sold the company to Estee Lauder in 2016 and has been... Read more