Latest Hotel Industry News

Pivot Hotels & Resorts Appoints Kelly Snyder as General Manager for Emery in Downtown Minneapolis

2019-06-06 19:31:08 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 6, 2019) – Emery, Downtown Minneapolis’ new boutique 229- room Autograph Collection hotel, proudly welcomes Kelly Snyder as its new General Manager. Snyder will oversee daily... Read more

Beekeeper to Talk ‘Talent’ and How Technology Can Attract, Retain Employees at HITEC

2019-06-06 18:55:16 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Join Connie Rheams on June 19th at 2:00 p.m. on the HITEC Minneapolis show floor to discuss how operations-focused communication strategies help hotels thrive and keep employee satisfaction high; Visit Beekeeper in... Read more


2019-06-06 17:15:10 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

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Round Hill Hotel & Villas Selects Guestware to Help Deliver the Ultimate Luxury Guest Experience

2019-06-06 16:58:45 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

June 6th, 2019 - Round Hill Hotel & Villas, one of the leading resorts in the Caribbean, blends the friendly Jamaican vibe with exceptional service. The resort sits on a 110 acre private peninsula. It has 36 Ralph... Read more

Hyatt Enters Agreement for Hyatt Regency Coco Beach Resort in Puerto Rico

2019-06-05 20:58:27 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

CHICAGO (June 5, 2019) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Coco Hotel 1 LLC for a new hotel, expected to open July 2019 as a Hyatt... Read more

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 214: Hotel History: Sherpheard’s Hotel, Cairo, Egypt

2019-06-05 20:54:30 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel, Cairo, Egypt (1841) Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was originally named the... Read more

Hilton Partners With OSK Property and Employees Provident Fund Malaysia for Hilton Melbourne Square

2019-06-05 20:48:34 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

SYDNEY and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of Hilton Melbourne Square. Hilton Melbourne Square will be a major meetings and events hotel and will join the recent signing of Hilton... Read more

Philadelphia’s New Notary Hotel Welcomes Jim McSwigan as General Manager

2019-06-05 19:44:21 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

(Philadelphia, PA) – Opening July 2019, The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim McSwigan as the property’s General Manager. An energetic, talented and driven... Read more

Radisson Hotel Group Appoints Jennifer Schneider as Vice President of Revenue Optimization for the Americas

2019-06-05 19:39:10 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Minneapolis (June 5, 2019) - Radisson Hotel Group today announced the appointment of Jennifer Schneider as Vice President of Revenue Optimization in the Americas. In this role, Schneider will drive the overall Revenue... Read more

Oxygen Hospitality to Renovate and Rebrand Palm Springs’ Ivy Palm Resort to Welwood Hotel

2019-06-05 19:32:32 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Palm Springs, CA (June 5, 2019) – Oxygen Hospitality’s new vision for the Ivy Palm Resort near downtown Palm Springs today began to emerge as property renovations officially commenced. Repositioning of the... Read more

How To Effectively Tell Your Brand Story Through PR

2019-06-05 19:26:10 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Melissa DiGianfilippo With the rise in competitive marketing, hospitality brands seek unique and creative ways to keep their names at the top of consumers’ minds. But what if the most effective way to... Read more

Concord Hospitality Plans August Opening of Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown

2019-06-05 19:19:12 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (June 5, 2019) – Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown, 503 N. Plankinton Ave., will officially open its doors this August. The new, sophisticated hotel serves as a hip destination in the... Read more

Hotel Equities Adds Resort-Style Holiday Inn Canmore to Management Portfolio in Canada

2019-06-05 19:13:20 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Atlanta, GA – June 5, 2019 – Today, hotel owner, operator and developer, Hotel Equities (HE), announced their appointment as the management firm for the Holiday Inn Canmore, located at 1 Silvertip Trail in... Read more

Schulte Hospitality Group Opens Newly Renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton in Auburn Hills, Michigan

2019-06-05 18:55:47 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

June 5, 2019 - AUBURN HILLS, Mich. and MCLEAN, Va. - Embassy Suites by Hilton, a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton (NYSE: HLT), announced today the opening of a newly renovated hotel located in the... Read more

Fairfield Inn & Suites Asheville Airport/Fletcher Opens in North Carolina Following Renovation and Rebranding

2019-06-05 18:50:20 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Fletcher, NC – June 5, 2019 – The 113-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Fletcher, North Carolina is scheduled to open on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 with a new décor that provides guests with a... Read more

Barry Sternlicht Launches Newest Brand Venture, Treehouse Hotels

2019-06-05 18:42:53 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW YORK, June 5, 2019 -- Hotel visionary Barry Sternlicht, original founder of W Hotels, and Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, a global private investment firm, has once again worked his magic to re-invent... Read more

Hotel Viking Appoints Monique Michaud as Spa Director

2019-06-05 18:36:32 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

NEWPORT, RI (June 5, 2019 ) – Spa Fjor at the historic Hotel Viking, proudly welcomes new Spa Director, Monique Michaud, who will oversee operations of the popular Newport wellness destination. Michaud brings... Read more

Evaluating WiFi Service Through The Guest’s POV

2019-06-05 18:14:41 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Larry Mogelonsky,  MBA, P. Eng. ( One can argue that nowadays a good wireless internet connection is as important as to many guests as heating, air conditioning and access to a... Read more

The “No Problem” Problem

2019-06-05 17:40:21 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Roger Wolkoff I walk into the hotel, wheeling my luggage and briefcase behind me. I am taken aback by the spacious and open modern lobby. I approach the front desk, and Carlos greets me with a smile. We have a... Read more

Travel Trends Index: Steady April Growth, But International Outlook Alarms

2019-06-05 17:17:34 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

ANAHEIM, CA (June 4, 2019) — Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international travel due to the timing of the Easter... Read more