Latest Hotel Industry News

Plans for Travel and Vacation over the Next Six Months Increase in November for the Fourth Month in a Row

2018-11-13 20:28:44 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The's earliest and final monthly US consumer confidence fell in November, following today's update of the largest in scope and size consumer survey, conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. Read more

La Quinta by Wyndham Opens Seven New Hotels in Third Quarter

2018-11-13 18:37:57 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The latest La Quinta additions in South Jordan and Kanab, Utah; Opelika and Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Aberdeen, Md.; Duncanville, Texas; and Columbus, Miss., bring the brands U.S. footprint to nearly 900 hotels. Read more

Tommy Lai Named CEO for GHM

2018-11-13 18:30:05 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The Singapore native will assume some responsibilities currently managed by GHM co-founder and president Hans R. Jenni, but the primary motivation for Lai's appointment is to spearhead the development... Read more

300 Acre Margaritaville Resort Orlando Opening January 2019

2018-11-13 18:24:49 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The mega resort destination, being developed by Encore Capital Management, spans over 300-acres and includes four main components: Margaritaville Hotel,Margaritaville Cottages, Sunset Walk shopping, dining and... Read more

Graduate Seattle Hotel Opens

2018-11-13 18:14:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Graduate Hotels announced that Graduate Seattle officially opens its doors today. The 16-story, 154-room hotel is located on Brooklyn Avenue in Seattle's University District. Read more

Hotel Riu Palace Boavista Opens in Cape Verde

2018-11-13 18:08:29 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

This is the Mallorca-based chain's third establishment on the island of Boa Vista, and its fifth on the Cape Verde archipelago in Africa Read more

The Robin Hood of Algorithms - Why LinkedIn's New Feed Could Be a Game Changer for Marketers - HubSpot

2018-11-13 17:55:43 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The changes were spurred when the professional networking site discovered that the top 1% of content creators - also known as power users, or perhaps influencers - were receiving the vast majority of engagement with... Read more

Patrick Duda Named Vice President Enterprise Digital Capabilities for Hilton Grand Vacations

2018-11-13 17:44:11 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Most recently, Duda worked in the highly competitive auto and home insurance industry, where he helped advance digital, customer experience and data-oriented capabilities for Erie Insurance, a Fortune 500 company. He... Read more

Message to the Travel Industry: Here Comes the Chinese Tourist 2.0 - Jing Travel

2018-11-13 17:39:23 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Cashing in on outbound Chinese travelers is a challenge these days. Research in recent years has shown that the appetite for outbound travel is still strong and that people are traveling more frequently. But Chinese... Read more

Swietlana Cahill Named General Manager for Hilton Long Beach

2018-11-13 17:31:31 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Cahill's extensive hospitality career includes properties in five states, spanning well-known brands and boutique hotels, including The Peabody Memphis in Tennessee. Read more

Work-Life Balance Report - One in Four Working Americans Have Nine+ Days of Vacation Remaining This Year

2018-11-13 17:22:45 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

40 percent report that after events of 2018, they need a trip to relax; Wedding-related travel ranks as top PTO regret Read more

YOTEL Announces Hotel in Porto

2018-11-13 16:51:31 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Today YOTEL announced plans to operate a new hotel in Porto, due to open in 2019. The hotel will be located on Rua de Gonçalo Cristóvão, in the heart of the traditional centre of Porto, adjacent... Read more

Conrad Washington, DC Hotel to Open February 2019 at CityCenterDC

2018-11-13 16:42:01 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Conrad Washington, DC today announced it is now accepting reservations for guests, meetings and events in anticipation of its opening in February 2019. Read more

Hampton Inn by Hilton Chattanooga East Ridge Opens

2018-11-13 16:26:35 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. opened the 88-room Hampton by Hilton located in East Ridge, Tennessee. The hotel is part of the 50-acre Jordan Crossing development that will include over 300,000 square feet of retail,... Read more

87% Of People Are More Likely to Do Business With Travel Websites That Offer Personalized Experiences

2018-11-13 16:08:07 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Website personalization has been proven to improve conversion rates and direct bookings for hotel properties. Rather than having one broad message, personalization tactics allow you to segment site visitors by shared... Read more

MCR and BLT Close $647.5 Million Portfolio Financing For 53 Hotels

2018-11-13 15:49:05 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

A joint venture of MCR and Building and Land Technology (BLT) has completed a $647.5 million financing across a 5,958-guestroom national portfolio of 53 Marriott and Hilton select service and extended stay hotels... Read more

London Hotels Report 13.4 Percent RevPAR for October 2018

2018-11-13 15:37:57 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

London hotel occupancy increased 6.7% to 89.1% in October, preliminary monthly data from STR shows. ADR climbed 6.2% to 160.13 ($206.45) and RevPAR jumped 13.4% to 142.73 ($184.02). Read more

Jin Jiang International and Sino-Cee Fund Acquire 50+ Percent of Shares in Radisson Hospitality

2018-11-13 14:16:07 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Today, a consortium led by Jin Jiang International Holdings Co., Ltd (Jin Jiang International) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Radisson Hospitality, Inc. Read more

Cambria Hotel Announced for Alpharetta, Georgia

2018-11-12 20:11:12 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with an affiliate of HB Capital Management LLC, to develop a Cambria Hotel in Alpharetta, Georgia. The five-story, 144-room upscale hotel is slated... Read more

Hard Rock Launches New Hotel Brand

2018-11-12 19:59:04 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hard Rock International announced Reverb by Hard Rock - the brand's entrance into the select service hotel category. Read more