Latest Hotel Industry News

Sbe in Merger Talks with Hakkasan Group

2017-03-22 15:42:54 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

sbe today announced that it is in advanced discussions to merge Hakkasan Group into the sbe family. Read more

405 Room Hotel Nikko San Francisco Opens

2017-03-22 15:35:30 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hotel Nikko San Francisco, located steps from Union Square in the heart of the city, unveils a sweeping $60 million renovation commemorating its 30th anniversary this year. Read more

W Goa Hotel Opens in India

2017-03-22 15:16:24 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

W Hotels Worldwide today announced the opening of W Goa, located on the internationally renowned Vagator Beach. Read more

Chicago Hotel Jobs Drive City Growth, Revenue

2017-03-22 15:01:56 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

New Report Quantifies Significant Economic Impact of Hotel and Lodging Industry to Chicago: In 2016, Hotel Guests Spent $8 Billion; $2 Billion Paid in Taxes; Supporting Some 90,000 Local Jobs Read more

Nor1 to Introduce Innovative Machine Learning Pricing Methodology at INFORMS 2017 Business Analytics Conference

2017-03-22 15:00:15 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Nor1s Vice President, Technology, Kirby Bosch and Senior Vice President, Global Gaming, Pavan Kapur will illustrate this leading-edge approach during their presentation 'Practical Approaches Using Customer Web... Read more

Cambria Hotels & Suites to Open 17 Hotels in 2017

2017-03-22 13:57:58 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

With 28 Cambria hotels & suites open across the United States, the brand is planning a major increase in 2017 with 14 planned hotel openings, 18 groundbreakings, and multiple executed franchise agreements. Read more

Continued Negative Performance Metrics for the Hotel Industry in the Central/South America Region

2017-03-22 13:38:41 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The Central/South America region reported decreases across the three key performance indicators in February 2017. Occupancy declined 2.5% to 55.4%, ADR fell 7% to $102.56, and RevPAR dropped 9.3% to $56.81. Read more

Maestro PMS Housekeeping App Personalizes Guest Engagement

2017-03-22 13:07:12 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Automated 'Room is Ready' Text Message Gets Guests into Their Room Faster via Integrated Hotel Management Software App Read more

How Fairmont and Sojern Drove 20% More Revenue with Facebook’s Dynamic Ads for Travel

2017-03-22 12:50:21 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Sojern used Facebooks original e-commerce product, Dynamic Ads, to set benchmarks for Fairmont in the spring of 2016. Through Dynamic Ads, Sojern re-engaged with users on Facebook who had been to the Fairmont site but... Read more

Online Hotel Booking Scams Cost Americans $1.3 Billion Annually

2017-03-22 12:39:12 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection Pushes for More Action to Protect Consumers Read more

Growth for Hotel Industry in European Region for February 2017

2017-03-22 11:58:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

During February 2017, European hotels experienced a 2.9% occupancy increase to 64.5%, a 1.8% ADR increase to 100.08 ($108.01) and a 4.7% RevPAR increase to 64.59 ($69.71). Read more

The Trumps Are Starting A New Hotel Chain - REFINERY29

2017-03-22 11:49:40 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

While most family businesses would slow things down when their scion was in the White House, the Trump Organization is not most family businesses. Read more

Heidi Ueberroth Appointed to Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Board of Directors

2017-03-22 11:45:13 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced the appointment of Heidi Ueberroth - representing long-term shareholder Cascade Investment - to the company's Board of Directors. Read more

Hilton Garden Inn Launches Six Region-Specific Hotel Prototypes

2017-03-22 11:37:46 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

the new North American prototype, known as Magnolia, will reduce footprint by 8 percent Read more

HeBS Digital’s Parent Company, Hotel360 Technologies, Acquires Serenata IntraWare to Create the Industry’s First Fully Integrated Past/Future Guest Engagement & Acquisition Platform

2017-03-22 09:49:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Combining Serenata with HeBS Digital, an existing portfolio company, Hotel360 is launching the hospitality industrys first Fully-Integrated 360-Degree Past/Future Guest Engagement and Acquisition Technology and... Read more

HFTP’s HITEC Amsterdam High Pre-registration Count Illustrates Hospitality Vitality – Stakeholders’ Support for the Industry

2017-03-22 09:44:26 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

With the 600+ pre-registered attendees for next weeks inaugural HITEC Amsterdam, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is interpreting the strong interest as a sign of vitality for the... Read more

InnSight Hotel Management Group Selects Todd Gray As Chief Financial Officer

2017-03-21 15:16:07 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

InnSight Hotel Management Group announced its selection of Todd Gray for the position of Chief Financial Officer. Gray brings to InnSight a wealth of knowledge and experience in finance, accounting, information... Read more

Video: Watch What Happens When OTA Users Actually Shop Online

2017-03-21 12:01:47 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Everybody has theories about why so many people prefer to shop for hotels on OTAs... but have you ever actually seen them do it? Read more

Newest Las Vegas Hotel Casino, The Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino, Opens with the InvoTech RFID Uniform Management System

2017-03-21 11:42:33 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The InvoTech System manages the uniform inventory and assignments to over 800 Employees at the Asian Themed Hotel Casino Read more

Palau De Congressos De Palma and Meliá Palma Bay Hotel to Open April 1st

2017-03-21 11:33:45 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Meliá Hotels International has set the date for the opening of the new Palau de Congressos de Palma (Convention Centre) and its adjoining hotel, the Meliá Palma Bay. On Saturday, 1 April, the company... Read more