Latest Hotel Industry News

2019 Innovators in Hospitality and Travel: Summer Edition

2019-07-15 11:29:24 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

This roundup is becoming a personal tradition. Twice a year I crack open the notebook — and increasingly look through my iPhone camera roll — to highlight who is innovating in the space of airlines, hospitality,... Read more

Zero-Waste Restaurants: The Next Step In Sustainable Dining

2019-07-15 11:15:33 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Sometimes, it's too hard to say no to delicious food. Whether it's a second helping of pancakes at breakfast, an extra serving of smashed avocado at brunch, or an unnecessary dessert after a filling dinner,... Read more

Accor Pledged Higher Broiler Chicken Welfare In Europe

2019-07-15 11:10:52 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Accor announces today that the Group has adopted the European Chicken Commitment* and has committed to reach the higher welfare standards by 2026 for 100% of the broiler chicken in its European supply chain.The... Read more

Wyndham Garden Debuts in Argentina

2019-07-15 11:05:14 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 hotels worldwide, debuted its upper-midscale Wyndham Garden brand in Luján, Province of Buenos Aires, earlier this... Read more

Radisson To Debut In Algeria

2019-07-15 10:57:56 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Hotel La Baie d'Alger in Algiers; its second hotel in Algeria and first Radisson-branded hotel in the country. The new-build Radisson Hotel La... Read more

The Bevy Hotel Boerne Opens as the City's First and Only Full-Service Hotel

2019-07-15 10:52:54 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Part of the DoubleTree by Hilton portfolio, the newly built full-service hotel and conference center brings hospitality to the area and captures the essence of Texas Hill Country. The Bevy Hotel Boerne, a DoubleTree... Read more

Global Expansion for Hotel Brands

2019-07-15 10:42:24 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

In an increasingly globalized world where travel has become faster, cheaper, and more convenient, the hospitality industry has been thriving with travelers from all around the world. With a record 1.4 billion... Read more

Ascott Expands Global Presence With 26 New Properties Across 11 Countries

2019-07-15 10:19:55 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Singapore - CapitaLand's wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), is accelerating its growth globally with the signing of 26 properties with over 6,000 units across 22 cities and 11... Read more

HFTP Annual Convention 2019 General Session Speakers Announced, Covering Communication, Leadership and Travel Industry Trends

2019-07-15 10:06:44 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is set to offer professional inspiration at its upcoming Annual Convention. The event offers a full educational program dedicated to the most current... Read more

Hyatt Regency Bethesda Completes Final Phase of $37 Million Renovation This Summer

2019-07-15 10:00:35 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Following the completion of a multi-million dollar revitalization last year, Hyatt Regency Bethesda, a prominent landmark in the heart of downtown Bethesda, is proud to unveil the final phase of its transformation... Read more

Hospitality Financial Leadership - The Basic Principles

2019-07-15 09:54:20 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Accounting was a trade that had a global language much like carpentry or plumbing. There were universal rules that applied and these principles were exactly the same in the hotel business. That was good news.... Read more

HVS Asia Pacific Hospitality Newsletter - Week Ending 15 July 2019

2019-07-15 09:49:21 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Datapulse Technology-PAM Holdings Consortium Acquires Bay Hotel Singapore for SGD235 Million Singapore-based Datapulse Technology Limited ("Datapulse") has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Datapulse... Read more

Europe Hotel Transactions Bulletin - Week Ending 12 July 2019

2019-07-15 09:47:48 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

HVS Hodges Ward Elliott acts on sale of Lindner Hotel Gallery Central in Bratislava, Slovakia Slovakia-based developer Immocap Group has sold the Lindner Hotel Gallery Central in Bratislava, Slovakia, to private... Read more

Information & Telecommunication Spending Trends in the US

2019-07-12 18:48:01 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Sessions were highly attended and focused on topics including data security, artificial intelligence, biometrics, digital transformation and guest technology. The all-important question attendees walked away asking... Read more

Hilton Hotels in South East Asia Receive Recognition for Outstanding Company Culture With Six New Great Place to Work Certifications

2019-07-12 16:19:13 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

SINGAPORE - Hilton, one of the fastest-growing hospitality companies in the world, has received certification as a Great Place to Work in six countries across South East Asia - namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the... Read more

Andy Cohen to Deliver Keynote at GBTA Convention 2019

2019-07-12 15:58:14 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Alexandria, VA - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced Emmy Award-winning host, producer, and author Andy Cohen as a featured speaker at the... Read more

STR Automation Platform Smartbnb Launches Major Upgrade

2019-07-12 13:30:10 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Smartbnb, the short-term rental guest experience solution, recently announced the launch of a major upgrade in its product. The update comes in response to significant growth in the vacation rental industry and user... Read more

Refuge de la Traye - An exquisite and intimate hotel destination overlooking Mont Blanc opening December 2019

2019-07-12 13:09:29 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

In the heart of the ski area of Les Trois Vallées, nestled in a green haven between the lake and the mountain, the Refuge de la Traye offers its guests a mesmerising experience. Much more than a just new... Read more

Hotel Pricing Strategy: Price Rates in Number Other than “9” or “4”

2019-07-12 12:56:15 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Why do we price ending in "9'? Traditionally, our hotel pricing strategy has been for rates to end in a "9" based on the psychology of getting as close to the next round number as possible without... Read more

How Automations Helps Revenue Teams Manage By Exception

2019-07-12 11:56:15 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Whether it's one hotel or an entire portfolio, there are certain revenue management tasks that are simply too repetitive and add little value for the time they take. Think about manually gathering data in an... Read more