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Atlanta’s Historic Candler Building Begins New Life as 265-Room Boutique Hotel in July Under Hilton’s Curio Collection

2019-05-24 05:00:10 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

May 24-- May 24--It was once Atlanta's tallest building, a 17-story beaux-arts tribute to Coca-Cola founder Asa Candler. For 100 years it has been home to the city's "finest baths" (back when that... Read more

The Seminole Hard Rock & Casino’s Guitar-Shaped Hotel Is a Rock Star

2019-05-24 05:00:09 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

May 24-- May 24--The Seminole Hard Rock & Casino's audacious, $1.5 billion expansion is commanding the attention of commuters on highways, passengers aboard planes and residents near and far who've watched it... Read more

Rocco Forte Hotels Unveils the New Hotel de la Ville Following Extensive Renovation of Historic 18th Century Palazzo

2019-05-23 21:01:31 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

LONDON, May, 23 2019 -- Rocco Forte Hotels has unveiled their second hotel in Rome today, Hotel de la Ville, following an extraordinary renovation to the historical 18-century palazzo. Located in the heart of... Read more

Good Leadership and Values Key to Staff Satisfaction, Study Finds

2019-05-23 20:58:00 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Researchers analysed almost 298,000... Read more

Hyatt Launches New Lifestyle Division Following Its Fall 2018 Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality Brands

2019-05-23 20:57:15 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

CHICAGO (May 23, 2019) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the organization of a new, dedicated lifestyle division, which brings together Hyatt’s and former Two Roads Hospitality’s... Read more

IHCL Signs With AD Estate Developers for New Vivanta Branded Hotel in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

2019-05-23 20:09:29 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Mumbai, May 23, 2019: The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a new Vivanta branded hotel in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.  This hotel... Read more

The Peninsula Paris Appoints Mauro Governato as General Manager

2019-05-23 20:04:24 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

The Peninsula Paris is pleased to announce Mr Mauro Governato has been appointed General Manager, effective 6 May 2019. With more than 34 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Governato’s most... Read more

The Wigwam in Phoenix’s West Valley Appoints J. Green as Resort Vice President of Sales & Marketing

2019-05-23 19:58:42 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

May 23, 2019 (Litchfield, Arizona) – The Wigwam, a desert oasis resort celebrating 90 years of welcoming guests this year, has appointed J. Green as Resort Vice President of Sales & Marketing. With two decades... Read more

BENCHMARK® Adds the Washington’s Skamania Lodge to Management Portfolio

2019-05-23 19:50:22 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, May 2019 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels... Read more

The Bowery Hotel Appoints Andrea Taormina as New Executive Chef

2019-05-23 19:46:44 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW YORK, NY (May 23, 2019) - The Bowery Hotel, a timeless New York destination located in the stylish and revitalized Bowery neighborhood, announced that Chef Andrea Taormina will lead the culinary charge at Gemma,... Read more

Hawkeye Hotels and JR Hospitality Launch Historic Rehab to Convert Vacant Minneapolis Building to Dual-Branded Hilton Hotels

2019-05-23 19:01:45 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

MINNEAPOLIS – This month, a major rehab process will breathe new life into one of the city's vacated historic properties, as Iowa-based Hawkeye Hotels and Minnesota-based JR Hospitality begin rehab on a... Read more

HVS Market Pulse: Houston, Texas

2019-05-23 18:43:24 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By J. Carter Allen All things considered, the Houston economy weathered the worst energy depression since the 1980s relatively well, highlighting the depth and diversity of Houston’s economic base today. Job... Read more

How to Register Your Front Desk Staff to Become “Certified in the Heart of Hospitality”

2019-05-23 17:51:01 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

In the era of online reviews and social media, guest experiences at the front desk impact the financial success of your hotel. First impressions formulated at check-in bias guests' overall opinions, whether for... Read more

IDeaS and Springer-Miller Systems Announce New Two-Way Integration Capabilities

2019-05-23 12:00:49 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Leading technology providers expand partnership to provide accessible, real-time revenue and market data for hotels and resorts Tweet This: @IDeaS_RevOpt and @SpringerMiller just announced an expanded partnership... Read more

Owned and Managed by Whitestone Hospitality, Aloft Dallas Arlington Entertainment District Opens in The Village at Ballpark

2019-05-22 21:58:03 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Arlington, TX – May 22, 2019 – Aloft Hotels, Marriott International’s innovation incubator brand, built with a forward-looking lens and the infrastructure to experiment with emerging technologies,... Read more

Element Times Square West Completes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation Led by General Manager Mark Kulecki

2019-05-22 21:52:02 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW YORK, NY (May 22, 2019) — The extended-stay Element Times Square West — just a few blocks from the popular new Hudson Yards and its iconic Vessel — has completed a multi-million dollar... Read more

Making Food and Beverage a Focal Point in the Hotel Industry

2019-05-22 21:11:03 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By David Eisen Ever since Fred Harvey opened his first “eating house-hotel” establishment along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (AT&SF) tracks in Kansas in 1878, food and beverage has become an... Read more

Ocean House Management Appoints Christine Smith as General Manager at The Inn at Hastings Park

2019-05-22 21:07:32 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

LEXINGTON, MA (May 22, 2019) -- Ocean House Management Collection is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Smith as General Manager at The Inn at Hastings Park. In her new role, Christine will oversee daily... Read more

Choice Hotels Signs With Hospitality Funding and TQP Capital Partners to Redevelop Historic YMCA in Downtown Burlington as Cambria Hotel

2019-05-22 21:06:05 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 22, 2019 -- Cambria Hotels will be expanding to Vermont, following Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s (NYSE: CHH) agreement with Hospitality Funding Inc. and TQP Capital Partners to... Read more

La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Appoints Marco Foelske as Resort Manager

2019-05-22 21:01:00 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

LA QUINTA, California (May 22, 2019) – La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort announces the appointment of Marco Foelske as Resort Manager. Nested beneath the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta Resort &... Read more