Latest Hotel Industry News

Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center Sold for $19 Million

2018-06-18 23:16:27 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The hotel/conference center is situated on the Chesapeake Bay on a 3.6-acre site and includes 263,328 square feet with 295 suites. Read more

Google - Travel's Closely Watched Obsession - PhoCusWright

2018-06-18 20:53:46 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Google's entry into metasearch may be more than half a decade old, but it continues to be a closely watched obsession for the travel industry. Read more

Refinancing Completes Refinancing Of 34 Hotels

2018-06-18 20:37:13 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT) announced on Friday that it has successfully refinanced seven mortgage loans with existing outstanding balances totaling approximately $1.07 billion. Read more

Michael Ellis Named Chief Culinary Officer for Jumeirah

2018-06-18 20:28:13 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Ellis joins from Michelin Restaurant and Hotel Guides where he was Global Director for Europe, Asia and the Americas. Read more

Hospitality Properties Trust Acquires Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown

2018-06-18 20:04:58 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Radisson Hotel Group today announced that its longtime partner, Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT has acquired the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown in a sale from an affiliate of KKR. Read more

Scandic Announces Executive Committee Changes

2018-06-18 19:56:32 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Today, Scandic is announcing changes to its Executive Committee to fortify the companys focus on digitalization, branding and marketing. New Chief Information Officer will be Ann Hellenius, new Chief Customer Officer... Read more

JLL Real Views - Kicking off a New Era for Branded Hotels in Russia

2018-06-18 19:48:51 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Football fans flocking to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup arent the only ones filling its growing stock of branded hotel rooms. Read more

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Announces Increased Ownership Position in LaSalle Hotel Properties

2018-06-18 19:38:17 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) today announced it has almost doubled its ownership of common shares of LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) (LaSalle) to 10.0 million common shares, or approximately 9.0% of... Read more

Studio Allston Opens on Soldiers Field Road in Boston

2018-06-18 19:30:29 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

What makes Studio Allston different is a thematic reliance on art in the lobby, in the bar, in meeting rooms, suites, and in every one of the guest rooms. Most of the displays are works created by local artists and... Read more

Hampton by Hilton Opens Nine Properties in the U.S.

2018-06-18 19:15:10 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hampton by Hilton announced the opening of nine new properties, including Hampton Inn by Hilton Opelousas in Louisiana, Hampton Inn by Hilton Benson in North Carolina, and Hampton Inn by Hilton Bourbonnais Kankakee in... Read more

Hotelogix Partners With Airpay to Offer Mobile POS Payment Terminal to Hotels

2018-06-18 18:03:43 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hotelogix has partnered with Airpay Payment Services to offer an end-to-end payment services to hotels. This integration will help hotels centralize the payment process - be it pre-authorized for bookings received... Read more

5 Uncommon Yet Simple Tips to Get More Hotel Guest Reviews

2018-06-15 16:39:02 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

We live in the age of the customer, and the sooner we embrace this fact the higher our chances of succeeding. In this age, customer feedback is one of the most important (if not THE most!) factors that can fuel your... Read more

London Hotels Report Continued Performance Decline for May 2018

2018-06-15 14:45:36 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Preliminary May data from STR shows hotels in London reported occupancy decreased 1% to 82.3%, ADR decreased 4.1% to £146.51 ($195.33) and RevPAR decreased 5% to £120.59 ($160.77). Read more

Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing Hotel Opens

2018-06-15 14:41:46 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the expansion of the Hyatt Regency brand in China with the opening of the first Hyatt Regency property in the capital of China - Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing. Read more

Hong Kong Hotels Report Strong Performance Results for May 2018

2018-06-15 14:35:22 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Based on preliminary May data from STR, Hong Kong's hotels saw occupancy increase 2.2% to 84.8% during the month. ADR increased 9.2% to 2,336.05 Hong Kong dollars ($297.67) and RevPAR rose 11.6% to HK$1,133.61... Read more

Adrienne Weil Named Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for AHLA

2018-06-15 14:26:53 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced the appointment of Adrienne Weil as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development, focusing on growing and strengthening partner... Read more

Pod Times Square Launches 45 Pod Pads

2018-06-14 20:03:31 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The micro-apartments are located on the top floors of Pod Times Square, the brand's new flagship property located on the corner of 42nd street and 9th Avenue. Read more

Instagram’s Wannabe-Stars Are Driving Luxury Hotels Crazy - The Atlantic

2018-06-14 18:54:04 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hotels are being forced to figure out how to work with a new class of brand-peddling marketers. Read more

HITEC Houston Tuesday General Session Announced - 'Technology and the Power of the C-Suite'

2018-06-14 18:49:44 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Tuesday, June 19 starting at 8:30 a.m. at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas USA Read more