Latest Hotel Industry News

Seekda Acquires Regatta Travel Solutions

2016-09-07 03:16:10 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Regatta Travel Solutions announced today that it has been acquired by Seekda. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. Together, the two companies will focus on increasing direct booking volume for hotels through... Read more

Loyalty Points Are No Trade Off For Housekeeping | By Larry Mogelonsky

2016-09-07 03:15:32 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Traveling for work puts me up close and personal with a wide variety of hotels, but even though I love dabbling in the luxury segment, the wallet just isn't fat enough to make that a year-round thing. Instead, I opt... Read more

Well Served... AND Heard | By Joshua M. Evans

2016-09-07 03:15:19 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

All guests want to be served well. The main goal of any hotel or restaurant employee is to serve their guests well. The people that come through your doors are the only reason businesses succeed. We focus on giving... Read more

Are we really siding with the OTAs on this one? | By Alex Shashou

2016-09-07 02:23:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Since starting our ALICE newsletter, we've attempted to cover everything we think matters in hospitality technology. In writing the newsletter, we like to take questions and discussion points from our readers, and... Read more

Last chance to showcase your start-up or innovation at EyeforTravel N. America 2016

2016-09-06 10:37:49 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The travel industry's hottest start-ups and innovators will have the chance to pitch to top industry investors at EyeforTravel's Start-Up & Innovation in Travel Awards (October 6-7). Taking place as part of... Read more

ProSun International Introduces the AquaFrixio

2016-09-06 10:23:05 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

ProSun International, LLC is proud to introduce the world's first and only trackless hydro massage system. The AquaFrixio is transforming the way people experience massages. Unlike traditional massages, the... Read more

Chototel brand designed to break the low-cost mold |

2016-09-06 10:04:16 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Through construction and operational efficiencies, Chototels founder sees a future in super budget hotels with ADRs of $2 to $5. A hotel vision that accommodates traditional guests for an average daily rate... Read more

TrustYou Publishes Free E-book: A Hotelier’s Guide to Designing Smart Guest Surveys

2016-09-06 09:12:47 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Receiving and managing feedback is essential for hotels to improve operations, stay ahead of the competition, obtain valuable insights, and enable the best possible experience for their guests. TrustYou, the world's... Read more

Exploria Resorts Trusts dorma+kaba for Guest Security at 8 Sites

2016-09-06 09:12:02 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Exploria Resorts operates 8 properties from Orlando and New Smyrna Beach, Florida to Branson, Missouri and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Each Exploria Resort is a destination for families that want a special vacation filled... Read more

Questex Appoints Francis Barker, Veteran Finance Executive, as CFO

2016-09-06 07:46:22 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Questex, a leading global business information and events company, today announced the appointment of Francis B. Barker, a veteran finance executive, as chief financial officer, responsible for leading the company's... Read more

Guestline systems selected for five star London hotel to maximise revenue opportunities and automate operations

2016-09-06 06:16:35 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Georgian House Hotel in London, a boutique property owned by Serena von der Heyde, has recently opted for Guestline's cloud hosted property management and distribution systems to boost online bookings and identify... Read more

Selling your hotel rooms with Google Maps | By Estefania Escobar

2016-09-06 06:14:41 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Is your hotel in Google Maps or similar services? Search engines are the information source for most travelers, thus it is vital to be present as part of your travel marketing strategy. Go beyond and use this tool to... Read more

Hotel Jen unveils hotel Jen Beijing as third hotel in mainland China

2016-09-06 03:50:58 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd. and China World Trade Center today announced the upcoming debut of Hotel Jen Beijing. Opening in January 2017, the hotel will be part of the prestigious China World Trade... Read more

HVS Market Pulse: Portland, OR | By Desiree M. Flanary

2016-09-06 03:02:13 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Portland, Oregon, is known as the "Rose City." From the growth realized over the last several years in industries ranging from athletic gear to hotels, the city is in bloom. Despite strong demand and billions of... Read more

Motivating People | By Conor Kenny

2016-09-06 02:25:58 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The idea that you can motivate people is an illusion. You can't. But, before you race for your keyboard to argue otherwise, think on these things first. What is motivation? In very simple terms, it is an impulse to... Read more

Mantra Group Announce New Mantra Hotel For Albury

2016-09-06 02:16:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Albury's accommodation sector is primed for a boost following today's announcement that leading Australian hotel and resort operator Mantra Group has executed an agreement to operate the city's newest hotel... Read more

First look at stylish guest rooms in Peppers Kings Square Hotel

2016-09-06 02:13:12 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Mantra Group's next property opening, Peppers Kings Square Hotel in Perth WA, has unveiled the first of its new stylish guest rooms.Offering a first glimpse of what future guests can expect when the contemporary new... Read more