Latest Hotel Industry News

The 3th UNWTO International Congress on Ethics presents the Recommendations on the Responsible Use of Ratings and Reviews

2017-05-02 11:39:02 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Tourism stakeholders have convened in Krakow, Poland, in the 3th World Tourism Organization International Congress on Ethics to underline the need to continue advancing the ethical framework of the sector. The event,... Read more

BridgeStreet Global Hospitality And Rentals United Join Forces To Boost Extended Stay Options For Business Travel

2017-05-02 11:33:28 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

In a move to provide more extended stay options to business travelers, BridgeStreet Global Hospitality announced that Rentals United members will now be able to list their apartments, homes and other like properties... Read more

Tradition, Training and Innovation, the golden triangle of the hotel industry | By Georges Panayotis

2017-05-02 10:57:13 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

As in many other sectors, innovation in the hotel industry is receiving a lot of attention –perhaps too much– as if it were the only source of progress and new clientele. While adapting to changes, inventing new... Read more

IBC Brings Relationship Management to Independent Hotels via Strategic TrustYou Partnership

2017-05-02 10:01:09 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

IBC (InnDependent Boutique Collection), a leading provider of hospitality technologies for independent hotels and alternative lodging, today announced an agreement with TrustYou, the world's largest guest... Read more

150 New Jobs to Result from the Opening of the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District

2017-05-02 09:56:32 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The soon to open premier full-service Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District, managed by Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, today announced that it is looking to hire 150 full-time and part-time positions within the... Read more

Online Reviews Help Independent Hotels Steal Business From Chains |

2017-05-02 09:06:47 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

In the hotel business, brand names mean a lot less than they used to. That is the conclusion of a recent study by Brett Hollenbeck, an assistant professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management. By looking at hotel... Read more

Top 10 African Countries for Hotel Development

2017-05-02 08:59:44 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hilton recently established an office dedicated to development, a clear sign to many who watch the global hospitality industry that the company is interested in growing its presence in the region, specifically North... Read more

Safemark Systems to Showcase Employee Storage Solution at HD Expo

2017-05-02 08:56:56 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Orlando, Fla. (May 2, 2017) – Safemark Systems, the leading provider of guest room security solutions for the global hospitality industry, will unveil an innovative back-of-the-house locker solution at HD Expo May 3... Read more

How to choose the optimum time to book a great value hotel room

2017-05-02 07:56:19 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Tech gurus have analysed the rates that hotels rooms in London were on sale for over the recent Easter break to find out when is the best time to book. The results show that booking three to four days in advance of... Read more

Hilton and King Faisal Corniche Development (KFCD) partner to open Hilton Bahrain Bay Hotel & Residences at The Avenues, Bahrain

2017-05-02 05:43:36 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

At a meeting in Dubai attended by Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta ( and Mohammed Alshaya, Chairman of KFCD and Mabanee Company S.A.K, the two parties confirmed an agreement to open Bahrain's first Hilton... Read more

Hilton Reports First Quarter Results, Raises Full Year Outlook

2017-05-02 05:37:25 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its first quarter 2017 results. The Company completed the spin-offs of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc.... Read more

RCI Launches Shared Vacation Ownership Industry White Paper

2017-05-02 05:08:07 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

RCI recently published a new global industry white paper on the shared vacation ownership industry to help educate, inspire and support potential new entrants into the business. It is also designed to assist the... Read more

Travel Tripper partners with Meriton Serviced Apartments, bringing its innovative booking solutions to 17 properties in Australia’s leading luxury accommodation brand

2017-05-02 05:07:44 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

International hotel technology provider Travel Tripper today announced their partnership with Meriton Serviced Apartments, an award-winning Australian luxury accommodation brand with 17 properties across Sydney,... Read more

Fornova Raises $17m to Accelerate Adoption of its Intelligence-Based Technology for Hotels

2017-05-02 05:03:09 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Fornova today announced the closing of a $17M series B financing round to further accelerate the growth of its disruptive market intelligence and market visibility solutions for hotels worldwide. The Series B round... Read more

Mandarin Oriental Announces A Second Luxury Hotel Project In Dubai

2017-05-02 04:28:35 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced today that it will manage a second luxury hotel and branded residences in Dubai which is targeted to open in late 2020. The hotel, located in downtown Dubai, will complement... Read more

Workout amenity: Peloton bikes in hotel rooms |

2017-05-02 04:26:57 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

There was a time when travelers were lucky to get a windowless room with a few weights and cardio machines in a hotel basement. Hotels upped their game when they realized how popular yoga had become and started... Read more

T.R. ENGEL Group, LLC Named Asset Manager for Dual Branded Hiltons in Chicago

2017-05-02 04:12:30 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

T.R. ENGEL Group, LLC, ("TRE"), the Boston-based hospitality advisory, asset management, project management and transactions firm, has been retained by a joint venture between Boston-based Intercontinental... Read more

Tourism Tidbits - More On Religous Tourism | By Peter Tarlow

2017-05-02 03:25:02 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

We only have to see photos of people praying in Mecca, visiting the Vatican, washing in the Ganges, or attending a religious festival at the Western Wall in Jerusalem to know that both religion and religious... Read more