Latest Hotel Industry News

Traditional B&B Bookings Are Up Triple Digits This Summer - Here's Where And When To Book Them

2019-05-23 11:57:30 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

DALLAS -- Bed and breakfasts may seem like something of the past, but according to Travelocity, this old school accommodation is seeing a significant uptick this summer. New booking data from the travel site shows... Read more

A Fragment of the Past: The System of Hotel Front Office Racks

2019-05-23 11:01:19 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Have you ever really noticed the front desks of the hotels that you visit? Chances are, you don't think twice about it--because more and more, the front-of-house area is designed to be subtle and unobtrusive. If... Read more

IHCL Expands Presence in Uttar Pradesh with the Signing of A Vivanta Hotel in Gorakhpur

2019-05-23 10:55:36 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia's largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a new Vivanta branded hotel in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. This hotel is owned by AD Estate... Read more

Hotel Tech: How to Use It to Gain a Competitive Edge | By Lillian Connors

2019-05-23 10:36:35 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Online bookingsWith the internet making accessing information easy and transparent, online bookings have never been more important. By browsing check-in and check-out times, facilities, rates, and other details,... Read more

Propst Development, Chartwell Hospitality LLC and Hilton Announce Signing of Conrad Nashville

2019-05-23 10:18:25 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Propst Development, Chartwell Hospitality LLC and Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of Conrad Nashville, slated to open in 2021. The 237-room Conrad Hotels & Resorts hotel will anchor one of the two... Read more

Heritage Travel on the Rise: Airbnb and 23andMe Team Up to Make it Even Easier

2019-05-23 10:09:02 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

With the rise of at-home genetic tests like 23andMe, it has never been easier to learn about your ancestry, and this has contributed to a growing trend of heritage travel. People around the world are taking trips to... Read more

Making Food and Beverage a Focal Point in the Hotel Industry | By David Eisen

2019-05-23 10:00:58 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

And while approaches to F&B have changed over time, F&B within the hotel space had historically been a loss leader, an afterthought, with the bulk of revenue derived from rooms. Success was if a hotel's F&B... Read more

HVS Market Pulse: State of Hawaii | By John Berean

2019-05-23 09:52:04 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hawaii experienced another stellar year of RevPAR performance in 2018, bolstered by improved airlift and a strong domestic economy, which resulted in another record year of visitor arrivals. Despite these impressive... Read more

Do's and don't's of hotel technology | By Terence Ronson

2019-05-23 09:43:42 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

For the Hotel Yearbook, Pertlink's Terence Ronson shares another of his comprehensive and highly readable lists of tech-related Do's and Don't's for the hotel industry - an annual must-read.... Read more

The Customer Is Angry - And, It's Not Your Fault | By Shep Hyken

2019-05-23 09:40:23 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Your company did nothing wrong!The anger had nothing to do with anything related to your company. Something else caused the customer to become upset. I've seen customers scream at servers in restaurants, flight... Read more

New AHLEI Textbook Provides Latest in Advanced Food Safety Management Concepts

2019-05-22 20:37:00 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has published a new edition of its food safety textbook, Food Safety and Quality Management, Third Edition, by Ronald F. Cichy and JaeMin Cha from The School... Read more

Vermont's Largest City to Welcome State's First Cambria Hotel

2019-05-22 18:40:57 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Cambria Hotels will be expanding to Vermont, following Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s (NYSE: CHH) agreement with Hospitality Funding Inc. and TQP Capital Partners to develop a 142-room hotel, slated to open... Read more

Omni Hotels & Resorts Celebrates Ribbon Cutting Of The Newly Transformed Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa After Million Renovation

2019-05-22 18:08:06 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Omni Hotels & Resorts celebrated the grand reopening of Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa with a ribbon cutting celebration alongside Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Omni Barton Creekunderwent an extensive million... Read more

Marriott Vacation Club PulseĀ®, San Francisco: Now Open

2019-05-22 17:56:09 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Marriott Vacation Club, a global leader in vacation ownership, brings its unique style of upscale, metropolitan vacations to the famed "City by the Bay" with the opening of its newest location, Marriott... Read more

With Over a Decade Exhibiting at HITEC, InvoTech is Excited to Return to Minneapolis this Year with New Technology and System Features

2019-05-22 17:41:45 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

LOS ANGELES - InvoTech Systems Inc. announced participating at the HITEC Show in Minneapolis and the recent implementation of its new wireless UHF-RFID handheld reader with integrated InvoTech software Interface for... Read more

Dream Hollywood Reimagines Guest Marketing

2019-05-22 17:35:01 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Connecting with and effectively marketing to guests are big pain points in the hospitality industry. In an age where guests are inundated with content and have endless accommodation choices available at their... Read more

HVS Market Pulse: Houston, Texas | By J. Carter Allen

2019-05-22 17:22:34 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

All things considered, the Houston economy weathered the worst energy depression since the 1980s relatively well, highlighting the depth and diversity of Houston's economic base today. Job growth in other... Read more

SiteMinder Finds More French Accommodation Seekers Prefer to Book Direct

2019-05-22 16:32:35 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

A new report by SiteMinder, the global hotel industry's leading guest acquisition platform, has found that more of France's accommodation seekers prefer to book their stays directly than with a third... Read more

In Human vs. Machine, CWT Study Finds Two-Thirds of Travelers Prefer Machines When Booking Air Travel

2019-05-22 15:59:32 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that travelers prefer to manage their travel transactions digitally, via an app or browser.69% of business travelers prefer to book their flights digitally... Read more

Springhill Suites By Marriott Opens Doors In Westfield, Indiana

2019-05-22 15:51:03 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Marriott International announced today that the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Westfield, Indiana is now open. The 150-suite hotel, located at 19317 Westmore Lane, operates as a Marriott franchise, owned by KPM... Read more