Latest Hotel Industry News

HeBS Digital & Google Discuss How Hoteliers Can Use Smart Data Marketing to Drive Direct Bookings and Lower Distribution Costs | By Mariana Mechoso Safer

2016-10-26 02:23:16 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Last week, hoteliers arrived at Google's NYC headquarters for "The 2016 Travelers Mindset Conference: Using Smart Data Marketing to Drive Direct Bookings and Lower Distribution Costs." Speakers from... Read more

Iconic Spanish hotel group: Demand for hotels and personalisation has grown, SiteMinder was a turning point

2016-10-26 02:17:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

On the back of a record summer for total spend by international tourists, Spain's Hoteles Casas y Palacios de España, part of Intergroup Hoteles, has revealed its occupancy and average daily rate have increased by... Read more

Luxury Hotel Sales and Marketing Veteran Introduces JAR ADVISORS, LLC

2016-10-25 11:18:54 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, JAR Advisors, LLC works collaboratively with luxury brands in the hospitality space and beyond to drive financial performance and enhance value for owners. From helping companies... Read more

Lexington Inn & Suites Open in Goodyear, Arizona

2016-10-25 10:56:22 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE:RLH) announced today the opening of a Lexington Inn & Suites in Goodyear, Arizona. The hotel marks the first Lexington property to open since RLHC closed last month on the... Read more

[Infographic] Small Screens, Big Opportunities for Travel Brands in 2017 | By Lisa Israelovitch

2016-10-25 10:18:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Mobile has weaved itself into almost everything we do, so it makes sense that everyone is using mobile while traveling. Technology is changing more quickly than in perhaps any other time in history, and those travel... Read more

Sokha Hotels Launches Culinary Training Program

2016-10-25 09:35:34 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

SOKHA, the most dynamic and only Cambodian hotel group, proudly announce today the launch of their "Sokha Culinary Graduates Program" start from its two portfolio hotels in Siem Reap before continue to the... Read more

Bartech to Showcase Latest Innovations in Hotel Minibar Design and Technology at BDNY 2016

2016-10-25 09:34:47 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Bartech, a world leader in profit-generating automatic minibar solutions for the hospitality industry, will exhibit its latest minibar innovations at this year's upcoming Boutique Design New York (BDNY) show.... Read more

The “Connected Guest” - What Do They Really Want? | By Jos Schaap

2016-10-25 09:33:03 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, is quoted as saying "change is the only constant in life" and the ever- changing demands of today's travelers is putting hotels in a precarious position. Hotels have... Read more

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts Makes Singapore Debut

2016-10-25 08:44:56 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it will debut the brand's first-ever hotel in Singapore in early 2017. In partnership with boutique developers... Read more

Providence Marriott Downtown Elevates Service with Trendsetting Kube 5 Portable Mobile Charging System

2016-10-25 08:31:00 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

No one likes to be tethered to a wall outlet when needing to charge a mobile device, especially when the power source is not in close proximity to the person's preferred location. With customer satisfaction a top... Read more


2016-10-25 07:09:00 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Cycas Hospitality and Slough Urban Renewal (SUR) have agreed heads of terms for two new Marriott International hotels - Moxy and Residence Inn - to be located on the former Central Library site, a landmark location on... Read more

Converting your “Zero Stars” into a 5-star experience | By Alexia Charoupa

2016-10-25 05:38:49 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The following is a guest experience consultancy article from my role as Guest Experience Expert at "The Cloud Keys" There is a room that allows you to sleep in a Swiss... Read more

The Brandman Agency Named Agency Of Record For Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown, Set To Open Early 2017

2016-10-25 05:34:06 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The Brandman Agency is pleased to announce Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown – the forthcoming flagship property for the fast-growing Hotel Indigo brand – as the newest addition to its worldwide luxury travel... Read more

Hotel Equities Selected to Manage a Hampton Inn in Gainesville, GA

2016-10-25 05:14:39 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

ATLANTA -- Atlanta-based Hotel Equities recently announced its selection as the management firm for the Hampton Inn by Hilton in Gainesville, Georgia. H&R Hotels, Inc., owner of the property, has developed a... Read more

Marriott International Debuts Moxy Berlin Ostbahnhof

2016-10-25 05:07:21 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Moxy Hotels, Marriott International's experiential hotel brand, hosted an epic party inspired by the prolific nightlife culture in Berlin, showcasing the music, dance, art and sexual expression that are the... Read more

U.S. online hotel room rates are up 0.6% from a year ago this October

2016-10-25 04:58:41 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hotel room rates in the top-25 most popular U.S. destinations are averaging $219.06 this October, up from $212.57 in September, according to online hotel rooom price indices from trivago's unique global... Read more

JLL strengthens its Hotels and Hospitality Business In the Mena Region

2016-10-25 04:50:44 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

JLL, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, has announced it is expanding its breadth of services in the Hotels & Hospitality Group (H&HG) in the MENA region. Read more

Best Western Premier Genting Ion Delemen To Open In Fourth Quarter Of 2016

2016-10-25 04:49:13 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Renowned global hospitality brand Best Western Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the opening of its latest property in Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia in the fourth quarter of 2016. Read more

Amadeus and Derbysoft partner

2016-10-25 04:32:52 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

In today's connected society, small and mid-sized hotel chains and independent hotels are empowered to compete against their larger hotel chain counterparts as the internet offers a fantastic opportunity to reach... Read more

Entrepreneurs Corner: In Conversation With Pizza Rossa Founder Corrado Accardi | By Thomas Mielke

2016-10-25 04:02:58 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Having recently returned from the European Foodservice Summit in Zurich I was reminded of the fact that the restaurant sector is one where entrepreneurs are still able to challenge the 'big players'.... Read more