Latest Hotel Industry News

Revisiting Chat Apps: What Messaging Platforms Are Best for Your Hotel?

2018-03-16 19:02:06 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Nancy Huang Messaging platforms are fast becoming the new way for businesses to interact with customers. When communicating with brands, 54% of US social media users say they prefer messaging platforms to email,... Read more

Oklahoma Hotel and Lodging Association Honors Outstanding Lodging Employees and Properties

2018-03-16 18:49:54 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

March 16, 2018 - The Annual Stars of the Industry Awards was held at the Embassy Suites Norman Hotel & Conference Center in January. This program, presented by the Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association, is designed to... Read more

MKP Management Opens TownePlace Suites by Marriott Lexington Keeneland/Airport in Kentucky

2018-03-16 18:37:44 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Lexington, KY – March 16, 2018 – Get ready to be real and be you on long stays. Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott Lexington Keeneland/Airport will open for business today. On... Read more

PM Hotel Group, BPG and Federal Realty Open Canopy by Hilton Washington D.C., Bethesda North

2018-03-16 18:23:33 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. and MCLEAN, Va. – March 16,  2018 – Today, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) lifestyle hotel brand, alongside PM Hotel Group, a leading, national hotel management... Read more

Steigenberger Hotels Appoints Gabriele Maessen General Manager of Berlin’s Steigenberger Hotel am Kanzleramt and Area General Manager for East Region

2018-03-16 17:54:42 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Frankfurt am Main, March 16, 2018 - Gabriele Maessen will take over the reins at the Steigenberger Hotel am Kanzleramt in Berlin with effect from April 2018. She will also be responsible for Steigenberger Hotels in... Read more

France’s Maison Heler Metz Joins Hilton’s Curio Collection

2018-03-16 17:40:26 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

CANNES, France - March 16, 2018 - Metz Mayor Dominique Gros, internationally acclaimed creator Philippe Starck and Hilton unveiled plans for the distinctive, Maison Heler Metz, Curio Collection by Hilton. The 14-story... Read more

Omni Hotels & Resorts Promotes Peter Strebel to President

2018-03-16 17:27:17 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

DALLAS (March 16, 2018) — Omni Hotels & Resorts announced the promotion of Peter Strebel, a 30-year-plus veteran of the hospitality industry, to president effective immediately. The former chief marketing... Read more

New York City’s Park South Hotel Appoints Justin Kellerman as General Manager

2018-03-16 17:21:31 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

New York, New York - (March 16, 2018) – Park South Hotel, Joie de Vivre’s recently-added, second boutique property in New York, announces the appointment of Justin Kellerman to the role of General Manager.... Read more

BENCHMARK® Names Tifani Fox Director of Finance for Snow King Resort, Jackson, WY

2018-03-16 16:17:50 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, March 2018 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has appointed Tifani Fox director of finance for Snow King Resort, a Benchmark Resorts &... Read more

The BYOD Revolution and What it Means for Your Hotel’s Bottom Line

2018-03-16 15:25:59 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Dean Minett The supercomputers we carry in our pockets are easily taken for granted. They’ve become deeply engrained in everyday life, replacing a multitude of other objects and devices. Many of us already... Read more

AccorHotels Plans Four SO/ Hotels in Berlin, St. Petersburg, Auckland and Vienna Opening by End of 2018

2018-03-16 15:17:49 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Paris, March 16, 2018 – SO/, a vivacious and expressive brand, announced the upcoming addition of four fashionable hotels to its growing line of vibrant, one-of-a-kind properties. This includes new European... Read more

Traveler Sentiment on the Rise After Decline in the First Half of 2017

2018-03-15 20:28:44 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Orlando, Fla. (March 15,2018) – After displaying a five point decrease from first quarter 2016 to first quarter 2017, Traveler Sentiment has increased one point from last year. Travel intentions are similar to... Read more

BENCHMARK® Names David Nadolny Director of Finance for High Hampton Resort in Cashiers, NC

2018-03-15 20:12:44 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, March 2018… BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named David Nadolny director of finance for High Hampton Resort.  The... Read more

Mark Goodwin Promoted to Director of Sales, Catering and Conference Services for The Sea Pines Resort

2018-03-15 20:01:23 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Hilton Head Island, S.C. (March 15, 2018) – Mark Goodwin has been promoted to Director of Sales, Catering and Conference Services at The Sea Pines Resort. Goodwin joined The Sea Pines Resort in 2011 as Senior... Read more

Chesapeake Hospitality Promotes Mark Williams to Regional Vice President of Operations

2018-03-15 19:55:28 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

GREENBELT, Md., March 15, 2018 – Chesapeake Hospitality, a dynamic third-party hotel management company, announced today it has promoted Mark Williams to regional vice president of operations. Kim Sims,... Read more

Two Roads Hospitality Appoints Craig A. Waterman as Vice President of Openings & Transitions

2018-03-15 19:46:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Denver, Co., March 15, 2018 – International lifestyle company Two Roads Hospitality has appointed Craig A. Waterman as Vice President of Openings & Transitions.  In this role, Waterman... Read more

Siddharth Narang Appointed Chief Development Officer at sbe

2018-03-15 19:42:38 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

London  – 15 March 2018 - sbe, the leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning international hospitality brands, announced today the appointment of Siddharth... Read more

Twenty Four Seven Hotels Adds 128-Room Fairfield Inn by Marriott Las Vegas Airport to Management Portfolio

2018-03-15 19:32:47 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Newport Beach, CA, March 15, 2018 -- Twenty Four Seven Hotels, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has attained a new contract for management services in Las Vegas, Nevada. New to the Twenty Four... Read more

Sandals Resorts International Appoints Gebhard Rainer as New CEO

2018-03-15 19:25:16 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, March 15, 2018 -- Sandals Resorts International (SRI) Chairman and Founder, Hon. Gordon 'Butch' Stewart, OJ, CD, Hon. LLD, announces the appointment of industry veteran Gebhard F. Rainer... Read more

Hyatt Appoints Stephen Ho as President - Greater China, Global Operations

2018-03-15 19:19:16 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

CHICAGO (March 15, 2018) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (Hyatt) today announced the appointment of Stephen Ho as President - Greater China, Global Operations, in line with plans to accelerate growth in Greater... Read more