Latest Hotel Industry News

MediaConcepts’ Mobile Application Integrated with SALTO’s Access Control System

2016-11-08 03:04:04 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

MediaConcepts, an innovative provider of integrated digital solutions for global hospitality organisations, has integrated its mobile application, Priscilla, with SALTO System's access control system. Already a... Read more


MGM National Harbor Opening This December on the Banks of the Potomac River

2016-11-08 02:53:34 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Marylands luxurious new MGM National Harbor, which will open this December, has been accepted as the newest member of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI). Located just minutes from Washington, D.C., on the... Read more


TrustYou Extends Connect Initiative with Free Meta-Review API for Hotel Web Agencies

2016-11-08 02:24:07 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

TrustYou, the world's largest guest feedback platform, announces today the expansion of their TrustYou Connect initiative, which launched last month. TrustYou will now offer free Meta-Reviews and TrustScores to... Read more


Cycas Hospitality and Slough Urban Renewal (SUR) to open two new Marriott Hotels...

2016-11-08 02:14:56 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Developer Heren2 and operator Cycas Hospitality have celebrated the topping out of two new Marriott International hotels on the Danzigerkade in the Houthaven's area of Amsterdam, a top spot for hotel investment. Read more


Three Customer Service Secrets Of The Hospitality Industry That You Should Borrow Today | forbes.com

2016-11-08 01:50:46 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Do you want to bring your company’s customer service up to a truly five-star level? If so, here’s an important shortcut: Regardless of your company’s industry, look toward the hospitality industry for advice... Read more



Which one of England’s ‘oldest hotels’ is actually the oldest? | theguardian.com

2016-11-07 10:54:32 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

When news broke last weekend that the Royal Clarence hotel in Exeter was burning down, it was met with an outpouring of public sympathy – and confusion. The building was repeatedly referred to as the oldest hotel... Read more


Guthrie Welcomes Latest Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in Oklahoma

2016-11-07 10:48:54 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers around the world, today announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton... Read more


Rotana continues its strategic expansion with 16 new openings by 2017

2016-11-07 10:48:29 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

6 November 2016: Rotana, one of the leading hospitality management companies in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, is driving forward its ambitious vision of operating 100 hotels by 2020, with... Read more


25hours Hotels and AccorHotels announce strategic partnership

2016-11-07 10:44:30 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

25hours Hotels today announces that AccorHotels is acquiring a 30% stake in its capital, with the objective of accelerating the global expansion of the 25hours brand. 25hours is also expanding its internal development... Read more


Scandic expands in Drammen, Norway

2016-11-07 10:09:36 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed a long-term agreement with Norwegian Utstillingsplassen Eiendeom A/S to take over the Ambassadeur Hotel and the Globus Hotel in Drammen,... Read more


JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts And DJI Partner To Launch Drone Experience Program

2016-11-07 09:58:47 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

JW Marriott Hotel & Resorts and DJI, the world's leading drone-maker, today announced a special partnership that will launch the luxury hotel brand's first Drone Experience Program. The program will provide... Read more


Carrier Enterprise to Showcase Next Generation HVAC Solutions at HX 2016

2016-11-07 09:45:44 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Carrier Enterprise (CE), the leading provider of temperature and energy control technologies for commercial, hospitality and residential properties, is set to exhibit the latest innovations in HVAC technology to... Read more


Marketing Strategies for a Competitive Advantage in 2017 | By Robert A. Rauch

2016-11-07 09:44:14 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Your hotel has access to lots of data but the question is, do you use it? It is very costly to implement a comprehensive data analysis plan, especially across multiple hotel brands where systems cannot be... Read more


New Yotelair Hotel Opens At Paris, Charles De Gaulle Airport

2016-11-07 09:21:05 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

YOTEL, the affordable luxury hotel group, has announced the opening of its newest location in Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport. The opening, which coincides with the rebrand of YOTEL airport locations to... Read more


Hotel Industry Responds to Human Trafficking Crisis with New Online Training Program

2016-11-07 08:11:49 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Human trafficking of children and adults continues to be a serious issue for the global hospitality industry, as traffickers sometimes use hotels to carry out their illegal operations. The American Hotel & Lodging... Read more


Choice Hotels Partners with China's Largest OTA, Expanding Reach in International Markets

2016-11-07 06:47:20 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced today a new global agreement with Ctrip, the largest online travel agency in China. In addition, Choice Hotels... Read more


Marriott testing real-life “like” buttons | qz.com

2016-11-07 06:41:34 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The world’s largest hotel company is taking a cue from social media’s “like” buttons. Marriott Hotels has turned its 446-room hotel in the city center of Charlotte, North Carolina, into a lodging laboratory... Read more


The future is now: How robots are storming the travel industry

2016-11-07 06:37:07 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

It's interesting how novelties can become commonplace quicker than we expect. Read more


Heading out of the U.S. following the election? Here's where to go.

2016-11-04 09:14:52 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Many Americans on both sides of the political divide grumble about leaving the country if their presidential candidate loses, and the travel experts at Hotels.com® can help you decide where to go. Whatever your... Read more


[Infographic] Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Releases Third Annual Culinary & Cocktails Trend Forecast

2016-11-04 07:36:25 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Cocktails with a culinary twist, the "nose to tail" movement, South American and Mediterranean-influenced cuisine, and reimagined childhood desserts are among the top trends according to Kimpton Hotels &... Read more