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Hilton Brands to Recycle 1 Million Bars of Soap by Global Handwashing Day

2019-03-18 21:05:40 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Partnering with Clean the World, Hilton’s participating brands will recycle soap and donate to communities in need around the world MCLEAN, Va. – March 18, 2019 – Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) Hilton... Read more



Thomas Prins Joins Hostmark Hospitality as Minority Partner

2019-03-18 20:57:52 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 18, 2019—Thomas Prins, principal of TQP Capital Partners, a hotel real estate private equity firm focused on value-add and opportunistic investments, today announced that he has joined... Read more


Congress Group and AECOM Capital to Develop Four Seasons Hotel and Residences in Downtown Nashville, Tennessee

2019-03-18 20:57:48 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

March 18, 2019, Toronto, Canada - Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company; Congress Group, a Boston-based real estate investment and development firm; and AECOM Capital,... Read more



Holston House Nashville Appoints Andrew Rodriguez as New Executive Chef

2019-03-18 20:50:28 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 18, 2019) – Holston House Nashville, an Unbound Collection by Hyatt, is excited to announce the appointment of Andrew Rodriguez as its new Executive Chef. In this role, Rodriguez will... Read more


Hospitality Financial Leadership: Understanding the Concept of Owner Spend

2019-03-18 19:57:51 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

The hotel business is unique with owners, brands and assets all vying for their individual needs and attention. All the while this delicate balance has some interesting business characteristics that are essential for... Read more


Young Hoteliers Summit (YHS) 2019: YHS Blast Off

2019-03-18 19:09:02 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

In commensuration with honouring the 10th anniversary of YHS and its accomplishments, the umbrella topic of this year’s edition ‘The Scope of Hospitality: Envisioning – Defining –... Read more


New Castle Hotels & Resorts Installs Aptech’s PVNG Enterprise Accounting System for 21 Properties

2019-03-18 18:58:06 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Aptech is The Industry Standard for Hospitality Financial Systems   PITTSBURGH, March 18, 2019 – Aptech Computer Systems announced New Castle Hotels & Resorts upgraded its back office system to PVNG... Read more


HP Hotels Adds Three Texas Hotels to Management Portfolio

2019-03-18 18:46:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Atlanta, Georgia, March 18, 2019 – HP Hotels, a full-service third-party hotel management company, announced today that it has added Texas to the growing list of states in which it has hotels under management... Read more


R.D. Olson Breaks Ground on Dual-Branded Home2 Suites and Hilton Garden Inn Adjacent to Disneyland in Anaheim, California

2019-03-18 18:33:26 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Irvine, Calif. (March 18, 2019) – R.D. Olson Construction, an award-winning general contracting firm commemorating 40 years of building in California this year, announced the groundbreaking on a 223 room,... Read more


Playa Hotels and Resorts Appoints Three New General Managers

2019-03-15 20:12:15 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (March 15, 2019) – Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ: PLYA, “Playa”) has announced the regional appointments of Pedro Tomás and Henry Walther as general managers for... Read more




Craddock Terry Hotel at Bluffwalk Center Appoints Puppy Penny Loafer as Official Greeter and Concierge as Famed Buster Brown Retires

2019-03-15 19:58:12 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

LYNCHBURG, VA – (March 15, 2019) – Craddock Terry Hotel at Bluffwalk Center, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Penny Loafer, a Wire Fox Terrier puppy, to the... Read more


Margaritaville Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Hotel on Jacksonville Beach, Florida

2019-03-15 19:33:22 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Orlando, Fla. – March 15, 2019 – Margaritaville Holdings, the global lifestyle brand synonymous with fun and escapism, made the official announcement today that a new Margaritaville Hotel broke ground on... Read more


U.S. National Parks Travel Trends Data for Hoteliers From Expedia

2019-03-15 19:19:09 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

As the average person checks their phone 110 times per day, it’s no surprise that there’s a need to recharge and go off the grid, and a likely reason why wellness tourism is on the rise. Combined with... Read more



Queensgate Investments Acquires Four Grange Hotels for GBP 1B (US 1.3B)

2019-03-15 18:24:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

[London: 15 March 2019]: Queensgate Investments has completed the acquisition of the Grange St Paul’s EC4, Grange Tower Bridge E1, Grange City EC3, and Grange Holborn WC1 for circa GBP 1 billion. The portfolio... Read more



How to Organize Your Website Content Like Marie Kondo

2019-03-15 17:46:21 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Nick Papa, Senior Copywriter When Marie Kondo first published “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” in 2011, best practices for website content were almost entirely different. Eight years ago,... Read more


Los Angeles-Based Luxury Entertainment and Lifestyle PR Firm Rebrands as The Storied Group

2019-03-15 15:23:06 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Los Angeles, CA (March 15, 2019)- The Los Angeles-based, boutique public relations firm formerly known as SW PR SHOP has officially rebranded as The Storied Group. Co-founded by President Molly Schoneveld in... Read more


Los Angeles- Based Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle PR Firm Rebrands as The Storied Group

2019-03-15 15:23:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Los Angeles, CA (March 15, 2019)- The Los Angeles-based, boutique public relations firm formerly known as SW PR SHOP has officially rebranded as The Storied Group. Co-founded by President Molly Schoneveld in... Read more


Growth continues in Lakewood Ranch with new hotel, restaurant planned

2019-03-15 04:00:42 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

March 15-- Mar. 15--LAKEWOOD RANCH -- Hotel row at Lakewood Ranch could grow in the near future. Floridays Development Company of Sarasota is seeking approval from Manatee County government to build a five-story,... Read more



Humans and AI: How to Improve Guest Services in a New Collaborative Way

2019-03-14 20:04:33 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Raj Singh It's commonly known that assembly line workers often experience burnout from the repetitive, mind-numbing nature of their jobs. In their instance, though, there's not much they can do on the... Read more


Driving Change in Hospitality – 2019 Master Innholders Conference Roundup / Holden Madison

2019-03-14 18:31:21 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Danny Pecorelli, the Chairman of the Master Innholders organization, opened its' annual conference held in London earlier this year with one goal in mind: lay the foundation to discuss the present and future of... Read more