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London Hotels Report Soft Occupancy and Lower Rates for September 2016

2016-10-17 11:32:07 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

STR analysts note that London has maintained strong demand levels since the results of the Brexit referendum were announced in June. Meanwhile, occupancy has softened as the market experienced 10 consecutive months of... Read more


HMC Welcomes Gary Hattendorf As General Manager of Newly Constructed Country Inn & Suites by Carlson™, Anaheim, CA

2016-10-17 11:13:43 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

GM to Manage Launch of Disney Area Hotel Scheduled for December 2016 Opening Read more


HVS Market Report - Baton Rouge, LA - By Bunmi Adeboye

2016-10-17 11:01:59 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Baton Rouges economy has been hit by a loss in energy-related demand and a catastrophic flood. Nevertheless, healthcare expansions and the rise of technology companies in the market are generating demand for local... Read more


Berlin Hotels Report 5.3 Percent Increase in ADR for September 2016

2016-10-17 10:46:33 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The absolute occupancy, ADR and RevPAR levels would be the highest for any September on record in Berlin. Read more


Why China Is So Important for Marriott International and Hilton Worldwide - Hotel News Resource

2016-10-17 10:20:16 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

As China becomes one of the world's largest travel markets, hotel chains such as Marriott International(NASDAQ: MAR)and Hilton Worldwide(NYSE: HLT) are preparing themselves to win over a bigger share of this... Read more


The Case For Millennial-Friendly Travel Policies - By Mat Orrego, CEO of Cornerstone Information Systems

2016-10-17 10:16:15 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

We have many misconceptions about Millennials. This generation is often characterized as self-absorbed, over-connected, and non-committal. Frankly, Im not sure how they got such a bad rap. What I see when I look at... Read more


Dual Branded Courtyard by Marriott/Residence Inn Hotel Breaks Ground in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

2016-10-17 09:46:25 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Officials of New Castle Hotels & Resorts along with Southwest Properties of Halifax, Nova Scotia and JLK Global Fund International broke ground on a 178-key Courtyard by Marriott/Residence Inn hotel in Dartmouth, Nova... Read more


Abu Dhabi Hotels Report 6.7 Percent Occupancy Drop for September 2016

2016-10-17 07:59:42 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

STR analysts attribute the markets overall performance declines to supply growth substantially outpacing demand. Read more



Playing Possum and Penguin: A Hotelier’s Guide to Navigating Google’s Recent Algorithm Updates

2016-10-17 07:54:17 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The realm of organic search saw a very busy September marked by not just one, but two Google algorithm updates. Read more


So You REALLY Like Working With People? - Five Principles For Hospitality Excellence

2016-10-14 11:43:03 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Kennedy Training Network Inc., USA, announced the publication of a new book by KTN President Douglas Martin Kennedy. 'So You REALLY Like Working With People?': Five Principles For Hospitality Excellence is a... Read more


Singapore Hotel Industry Reports 1.8 Percent Occupancy Drop for September 2016

2016-10-14 11:02:34 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

STR analysts note that the spread of the Zika virus, which led several countries to issue travel warnings regarding Singapore, likely affected the markets hotel performance in September. Read more


Key Metrics for Measuring Hotel Performance

2016-10-14 10:13:47 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Revenue management strategies have played a huge role in helping hotels cover their operating expenses even during the off-peak seasons. Unfortunately, a number of hotels do not track the performance of individual... Read more


Sydney Hotel Industry Reports 86.0 Percent Occupancy for September 2016

2016-10-13 23:06:23 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

A AUD206.60 absolute ADR level for September 2016 is be the highest for a September in Sydney outside of the 2000 Summer Olympics (AUD313.99). Read more


Hilton To Manage 586 Room Dual-Branded Hotel Projects In India

2016-10-13 23:06:20 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hilton (NSYE: HLT) yesterday announced the signing of a management agreement with Manyata Promoters Private Limited for a 586-room dual-branded hotel project located within the Embassy Manyata Business Park in the... Read more


Hotel Fights Back: Judge Dismisses High Frequency Litigant’s ADA Pool Lift Case - By Jim Butler

2016-10-13 23:06:14 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Sometimes serial plaintiffs just go too far with claims that cannot be justified and which violate the purpose and spirit of the ADA. Today, my partner Marty Orlick talks about a recent case that offers property... Read more


Hilton Garden Inn Olympia, WA Opens

2016-10-13 23:06:09 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hilton Garden Inn today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Olympia. Managed by BMI Hospitality Management, the property brings 118 new rooms to the city. Read more


US Hotel Occupancy Down 1.0 Percent to 70.9 Percent - Week Ending October 8th - 2016

2016-10-13 15:44:15 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Average daily rate up 1.8 Percent to US$127.88 Read more


1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge to Open February 2017

2016-10-13 15:40:04 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Located at Pier 1 on Brooklyn Bridge Park, just south of the iconic bridge in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood and minutes from downtown Manhattan, the 10-story sustainable ground-up development is designed by New... Read more


Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida to Open Early 2017

2016-10-13 13:06:00 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

With 77 guest rooms, including five unique accommodations that capture the essence of cabana culture, amenities include three pools, a pristine beach, cabanas, a holistic spa and wellness centre, a kids' club... Read more


Canadian Hotel Occupancy Up 2.1 Percent to 72.3 Percent For Week Ending 8 October 2016

2016-10-13 12:58:44 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Revenue per available room up 6.7 Percent to CAD$108.09 Read more