Latest Hotel Industry News

BENCHMARK® Adds Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville to Benchmark Resorts & Hotels

2019-03-19 20:01:45 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, March 2019 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has added the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville to the company’s prestigious... Read more


Chartwell Hospitality Breaks Ground on SpringHill Suites at McEwen Northside Near Downtown Franklin, Tennessee

2019-03-19 19:54:52 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – March 19, 2019 – Chartwell Hospitality LLC, an integrated hotel operations and development company, announced the groundbreaking of the 150-room SpringHill Suites by Marriott in... Read more


Margaritaville Holdings Breaks Ground on Flagship 123-Room COMPASS by Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts Slated for 2020

2019-03-19 19:48:18 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Orlando, Fla. – March 19, 2019 – Margaritaville Holdings celebrated the groundbreaking of its first COMPASS by Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts property, sharing details on the next two hotels to... Read more


Scottsdale Company Helps Hotels, Restaurants Train Staff With E-Books

2019-03-19 19:40:57 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

One in 10 Arizonans works in the hospitality industry, primarily hotels or restaurants. How all those people get their training is anyone's guess. The field is so vast that training varies greatly, which can... Read more


Davidson Hotels & Resorts Promotes Thom Geshay To President

2019-03-19 19:31:12 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

ATLANTA, March 19, 2019 -- Looking ahead to a momentous year of accelerated growth and strong operational performance, Davidson Hotels & Resorts announces the promotion of Thom Geshay from chief operating officer... Read more



Hyatt Enters Management Agreement With Ben Thanh Holdings Affiliate to Develop Hyatt Place Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

2019-03-19 19:19:02 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

CHICAGO (March 19, 2019) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with an affiliate of Ben Thanh Holdings to develop a Hyatt Place hotel... Read more


ACME Hotel Company Appoints Sean Coghlan as General Manager

2019-03-19 19:10:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

ACME Hotel Company is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sean Coghlan as the new General Manager for the hip downtown boutique property. Coghlan brings nearly 20 years of hotel management experience to his... Read more


Zero-G Hospitality: 4 Reasons Why Hotels Will Be The Shining Stars in Space Travel

2019-03-19 19:09:34 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Pier-Luca Rapin  "If the future does not include being out there among the stars and being a multi-planet species, I find that incredibly depressing" - Elon Musk Investors are stargazing. A... Read more


Fusion Appoints Samir Wildemann as New Vice President of Operations

2019-03-19 18:59:26 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Mar. 19, 2019) - After more than three decades in the hospitality industry, including 20 years managing hotels in Thailand, Samir Wildemann has moved east to Vietnam where he’s joined... Read more


Canadian Hotel Development Cost Survey 2018

2019-03-19 18:52:33 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Carrie Russell, Tom Beckett, Lily Li Introduction In 2018, the Canadian lodging market reached a new record high for RevPAR. Although regional performance differed widely, more developments are in the... Read more


Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London Appoints Stefan Müller as New Director of Sales and Marketing

2019-03-19 18:47:48 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

London, March 19, 2019 – Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London, the capital’s highest luxury hotel, has announced the appointment of Stefan Müller as director of sales and marketing. Originally from... Read more


Simon Antoine Returns to Accor as General Manager of Sofitel New York

2019-03-19 18:39:16 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW YORK – March 19, 2019 – Simon Antoine has returned to his roots at Accor where he started his career in 1985, joining Sofitel New York as its new general manager. The seasoned hotelier brings over 30... Read more


Hospitality Management Corporation Selected to Manage Hampton Inn® in Snyder, Texas

2019-03-19 18:29:46 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Dallas, TX – Leo Spriggs, President and CEO of Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), is pleased to announce the addition of this 80-room Hampton Inn® in Snyder, Texas, to their portfolio of managed... Read more


Jana Yackel Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for Rosewood Hotel Georgia

2019-03-19 18:19:06 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Vancouver’s preeminent luxury hotel, has appointed Jana Yackel as Director of Sales and Marketing. In this new role, Yackel will be responsible for developing and executing innovative... Read more


INTELITY Partners With The Howard Hughes Corporation® on New Voice Technology Program

2019-03-19 17:09:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

The company celebrates successful use of innovative voice request skill in property’s pilot program Los Angeles, CA (March 19, 2019) – INTELITY™, the provider of the travel industry's broadest... Read more


With Flip.to, Adventures on the Gorge Primed for Season Ahead After Inspiring New Audience of More Than 160K in 6 Months

2019-03-19 16:04:03 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Advocacy marketing platform builds momentum year round with help of their guests March 19, 2019 — Orlando, FL — Adventures on the Gorge—premier West Virginia adventure destination on the rim of the... Read more



Leisure Real Estate Advisors, LLC Announces the Sale of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Newton, KS.

2019-03-19 14:28:57 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Leisure Real Estate Advisors, LLC, is pleased to announce it has arranged the sale of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Newton, KS.  Leisure Real Estate Advisors, LLC based in metro Kansas City, represented a... Read more


Hotel Revival Welcomes Corinne Hart as Director of Sales and Marketing

2019-03-18 21:18:31 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Baltimore, MD – Hotel Revival, a Joie de Vivre hotel located in the heart of Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, is pleased to announce the hiring of hotel industry veteran... Read more


IHG Signs With Interlink Group to Develop Holiday Inn & Suites in Wagga Wagga, Australia

2019-03-18 21:17:36 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

IHG will open a flagship regional Holiday Inn in Wagga Wagga in early 2021, following the signing of a management agreement with Interlink Group (Australia). With 148 rooms, Holiday Inn & Suites Wagga Wagga will be... Read more


sbe Partners With World of Wonders Real Estate Development for First SLS Property in the Middle East, SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences

2019-03-18 21:09:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 -- sbe, a leading international hospitality group that develops, manages and operates award-winning global hospitality brands, today announced a partnership with World of Wonders... Read more