Latest Hotel Industry News

Vision Hospitality Group Opens Hampton Inn by Hilton Chattanooga East Ridge

2018-11-08 20:14:36 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

CHATTANOOGA, TENN., NOV. 8, 2018 — Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. opened the 88-room Hampton by Hilton located in East Ridge, Tennessee. The hotel is part of the 50-acre Jordan Crossing development that will... Read more

Rich Szymanski Joins Paramount Hotel Group as Chief Financial Officer

2018-11-08 20:10:47 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Fairfield, New Jersey – November 8, 2018 – Paramount Hotel Group, a nationally recognized third-party hotel management company, announced today that respected industry executive Rich Szymanski has joined... Read more

Hoteles City Express Opens the Hotel City Express Plus Interlomas, Reaching 142 Hotels in Operation

2018-11-08 19:50:52 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- Hoteles City Express, S.A.B. de C.V. ("The Company") (BMV: HCITY), announced the opening of City Express Plus Interlomas, reaching 142 hotels in operation, and more than... Read more

3 Steps to Successfully Move Your Small Group Bookings Online

2018-11-08 19:48:55 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By John-Michael Jenkins There is a valuable customer demographic that is often overlooked by many in the hospitality industry – Small meetings. Small meetings are often single day events for 25 people or... Read more

Radisson Hotel Group Appoints James Pawlikowski as Vice President of IT Service Management

2018-11-08 19:37:32 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Minneapolis (November 8, 2018) - Radisson Hotel Group today announced the appointment of James (Jamie) Pawlikowski as Vice President of IT Service Management. In this newly created role, Pawlikowski will be... Read more

Montage International Appoints Mandy Holloway as Senior Vice President of Human Resources

2018-11-08 19:31:06 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

ORANGE COUNTY, CALIF. (November 8, 2018) - Montage International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mandy Holloway to the position of senior vice president, human resources. Holloway is an... Read more

David Hoenemeyer Named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Seminole Gaming

2018-11-08 19:25:23 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (November 8, 2018) – David Hoenemeyer has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Seminole Gaming.  His appointment was announced today by Seminole Gaming CEO Jim Allen. As COO of... Read more

More Than 54 Million Americans to Travel This Thanksgiving, the Most Since 2005, Says AAA

2018-11-08 19:15:24 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 8, 2018 -- AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the... Read more

Why Employee Recognition Matters for Hotels

2018-11-08 18:25:33 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Ben Travis The hospitality industry is one of the most important in today's interconnected world - it creates local jobs, opens areas to new business and tourism, and makes up around 10% of global GDP.... Read more

On-Demand Service and the Culture of Convenience: What Are Guests Really Looking For?

2018-11-08 18:08:13 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Jos Schaap CEO and Founder – StayNTouch We aren’t just living in a mobile age — we are living in an ‘on-demand’ economy, and it is revolutionizing business models and the... Read more

HVS Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Ludwig Bouldoukian, Regional VP of Development, Middle East and North Africa, Hyatt Hotels

2018-11-08 17:52:46 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

1. What is Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s brand portfolio, market presence, and pipeline across the Middle East? Hyatt currently operates 17 full service and three select service properties across the Middle East... Read more

Meetings & Conventions Magazine Names Benchmark’s Ellen Sinclair One of the “Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry”

2018-11-08 17:22:08 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, November 2018 … Ellen Sinclair, senior vice president of operations at BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is among the “Top 25 Women in the Meetings... Read more

U.S. News & World Report – Best Law Firms® Recognizes JMBM as 2019 “Best Law Firm”

2018-11-08 15:26:06 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of 08 November 2018 A hotel lawyer brings together numerous legal disciplines, depending on the hospitality project.... Read more

New Executive Leaders Named at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood

2018-11-07 20:38:40 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (November 7, 2018) – Seminole Gaming today announced new executive leaders at three of its Florida casinos, including Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and... Read more

Melissa Oliver Joins Marriott Syracuse Downtown as Director of Sales and Marketing

2018-11-07 20:30:33 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Nov. 7, 2018 – Marriott Syracuse Downtown has named Melissa Oliver as its new director of sales and marketing. A native New Yorker, Oliver brings to her role a decade of leadership... Read more

Hotel Retlaw, to Debut in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Names Michael Bublitz, General Manager and Sue Irizarry, Director of Sales

2018-11-07 20:16:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Fond du Lac, Wis., (November 7, 2018) – Hotel Retlaw, a premiere lodging option opening in December of this year in Fond du Lac, announces the hiring of two key personnel—Michael Bublitz as general manager... Read more

Hospitality & Technology - What to Look for When Hiring a CTO

2018-11-07 20:12:50 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Thomas Mielke On the topic of hospitality, technology and recruitment (as published in Hospitality Upgrade)  Over the last several years, the function of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) has... Read more

U.S. Travel Election Reax

2018-11-07 19:59:07 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

WASHINGTON (November 7, 2018)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the election results: "As the election concludes, our work only accelerates: connecting... Read more

Harbor View Hotel Appoints Chris Bird as General Manager

2018-11-07 19:50:02 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

EDGARTOWN, Mass. – Nov. 7, 2018 – Chris Bird, an industry veteran with more than 20 years of luxury hospitality experience, has been appointed general manager of Harbor View Hotel. This winter, the iconic... Read more

Convention Headquarter Hotel Approved for $620 Million Newly Reimagined Miami Beach Convention Center

2018-11-07 19:45:23 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

MIAMI – November 7, 2018 – The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) today applauds the City of Miami Beach voter super-majority approval to lease public land for a privately-funded convention... Read more