Latest Hotel Industry News

Travelodge Launches New Recruitment Programme To Help Unemployed Mums & Dads Return To Work

2019-01-17 12:25:59 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

New YouGov research reveals 86% of unemployed parents want to return to workHowever 59% of parents find lack of flexibility the biggest barrier to finding workTravelodge is targeting 'parent potential' to... Read more

Aussie Travellers Predicted To Holiday At Home In 2019, According To Oaks

2019-01-17 11:38:05 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

As Australians ring in 2019, goals are being set for the New Year, and without a doubt, 'work less; travel more' will be the resolution topping many of these lists.So where are Aussie holidaymakers headed... Read more

One of Dubai’s most iconic hotels, Jumeirah Al Qasr reveals total room refurbishment

2019-01-17 10:31:52 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

One of Dubai's most iconic hotels, Jumeirah Al Qasr - known for its palatial grandeur in the heart of Madinat Jumeirah, the Arabian Resort of Dubai - has refurbished its full inventory of rooms and suites,... Read more

Park Inn By Radisson Opens In The Center Of Quito, Ecuador Following a .5 Million Renovation

2019-01-17 10:03:03 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Park Inn® by Radisson, the upper midscale hotel brand that delivers stress-free experiences, good food and upbeat environments, is proud to announce the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Quito, Ecuador following an... Read more

Push For Direct Bookings 'The Best Movement A Hotelier Could Wish For'

2019-01-17 09:52:58 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The inaugural Direct Booking Summit: Asia-Pacific will be touching down in Singapore on February 27-28. In anticipation of what promises to be an unforgettable event, we've been catching up with our best-in-class... Read more

Possessory Interests in Hotel Real Estate | By Erich Baum

2019-01-17 09:49:51 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

What is a Possessory Interest?A possessory interest is created when a private-sector tenant is granted exclusive use of real property (land and/or building) that is owned by a tax-exempt entity, typically a... Read more

Many Hotel Sellers Won Big in 2018 | By Rodney Clough

2019-01-17 09:46:05 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

We queried our database for hotels that were sold between $10 million and $20 million during 2018, and then we compared their prior sales price to the most recent one. For those hotels that were sold previously... Read more

Hilton Expands Presence in Guangzhou with Third Flagship Opening

2019-01-17 09:43:28 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

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

Home2 Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center

2019-01-17 09:42:21 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Construction is underway on Stonebridge Companies' dual-brand Hilton property in downtown Denver. Stonebridge Companies, headquartered in Denver, is serving as the owner, developer and operator for the new... Read more

Tru by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center

2019-01-17 09:37:30 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Construction is underway on Stonebridge Companies' dual-brand Hilton property in downtown Denver. Stonebridge Companies, headquartered in Denver, is serving as the owner, developer and operator for the new... Read more

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

2019-01-17 09:35:19 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

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 operating expenses. This article... Read more

The Digital Habits of US Hispanics: What Brands Need to Know | By Michael Del Gigante

2019-01-17 09:26:39 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

It's no secret that the US Hispanic market is increasingly vital to brands. Hispanics now account for 18% of the population, are the second-fastest growing ethnic group, and control more than $1.7 trillion in... Read more

What Corked Wine Teaches You About Service Excellence | By Larry Mogelonsky

2019-01-17 09:16:21 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

For all of my fellow oenophiles out there, it's one of the worst feelings in the world. You pop open a bottle, pour yourself a glass, take a sip and your mouth is hit by a musty, astringent splash that... Read more

Wyndham Destinations Named to Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity

2019-01-17 09:09:57 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

ORLANDO, Fla. - Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), the world's largest vacation ownership and exchange company, was named to Forbes magazine's Best Employers for Diversity list.Forbes, in partnership with... Read more

Milestone to Present at 3 Free Workshop Sessions at HSMAI New York

2019-01-17 08:35:57 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Silicon Valley, CA - Milestone, Inc. announced today that it will be hosting three free digital marketing-focused workshops for hotels at the upcoming HSMAI Digital Marketing Conference in New York. The sessions will... Read more

Milestone Captures 5 HSMAI Adrian Awards for Hotel Website Design and Wins 2018's Mobile Web Awards "Best in Show"

2019-01-17 08:33:29 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Silicon Valley, CA - The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will honor Milestone Internet Marketing with five Adrian Awards for digital marketing excellence for its winning entries in the... Read more

3D Floor Plans offer vital visual information for the less physically able | By Helen Gore-Grimes

2019-01-17 08:25:37 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Throughout my life independence has been vital for me to overcome my disability and feel equal to my peers. Travel has always been a passion of mine. Travelling with a disability brings its own set of challenges.... Read more

Virgin Hotels Ramps Up Customer Experience Marketing and Personalization Through Partnership with Local Measure

2019-01-17 03:27:20 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

New York and Sydney - 17 January, 2019 - Virgin Hotels, one of the most loved consumer brands, has implemented new Wi-Fi infrastructure at its first hotel in Chicago in partnership with Local Measure, the leading... Read more

Crave Interactive Named Top-Rated Guest Room Tablet Provider in the 2019 HotelTechAwards

2019-01-16 23:48:07 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

London 17 January 2019 - Crave Interactive, the world leading developer of cloud-based digital guest service solutions for hotels, today announced it has been named 2019's top-rated Guest Room Tablet provider by... Read more

Revinate Marketing Wins 2019 HotelTechAward

2019-01-16 23:16:38 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

San Francisco, California - January 17, 2019 - Revinate, the software as a service (SaaS) company that helps hotels transform guest data into revenue, today announced that Revinate Marketing just named 2019's Top... Read more