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Aloft New Orleans Downtown Appoints Steffanie Arnold as Director of Sales

2016-09-21 13:38:48 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW ORLEANS –September 21, 2016 – Aloft New Orleans Downtown recently announced that Steffanie Arnold has joined the hotel’s impressive leadership team as Director of Sales. With more than 20 years... Read more


The St. Regis New York Appoints Katie Donald as Director of Sales & Marketing and Jackie Collens as Director of Sales

2016-09-21 13:08:48 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW YORK, NY—The St. Regis New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Katie Donald as Director of Sales and Marketing, and Jackie Collens as Director of Sales for the flagship property located in the... Read more


Advanced Industry: The Driving Force Creating New Hotel Markets in China’s High-Tech Zones

2016-09-21 13:08:16 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Daniel J Voellm and Nicholas Hu Runheng BACKGROUND High-tech development zones, areas representing the cutting edge of the high-tech industry, have been a driver of the economy and a window to the outside world... Read more


The Perpetual Debate Over The Hotel Booking Bar

2016-09-21 12:48:07 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) Every marketing manager you employ will tell you a version of the same story: Your website needs to have a ‘Booking Bar’ prominently stapled onto the home... Read more


HRI Properties Projects April Completion for New 207-Key Homewood Suites by Hilton in New Orleans’ French Quarter

2016-09-21 12:45:35 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW ORLEANS – September 21, 2016 – Homewood Suites by Hilton, the award-winning upscale, all-suite hotel brand announced today that the final beam has been placed completing the structural framework for... Read more


IHG Signs with Rolaco Group for Newly Built Holiday Inn Dubai Science Park

2016-09-21 10:48:34 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today the signing of Holiday Inn® Dubai Science Park. The newly built hotel will operate under a management... Read more


Hang Lung Properties to Develop Conrad Shenyang Hotel in Hong Kong Due to Open in 2019

2016-09-21 10:37:26 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

HONG KONG, Sept. 21, 2016-- Hang Lung Properties today announced plans to open a new five-star hotel in the heart of Shenyang. As part of the Forum 66 mixed-use development, the Conrad Shenyang hotel will occupy... Read more


Airbnb - Coming To A Market Near You

2016-09-21 10:36:26 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Jamie Lane Airbnb has continued to grow throughout the United States in 2016, and recently in cities that heretofore have yet to feel the impact.  CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research released a report in... Read more


Loews Hotels Names Christine Lawson Senior Vice President of Loews Sales Organization

2016-09-21 10:18:14 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW YORK (September 19, 2016) - Loews Hotels has announced the appointment of Christine Lawson as Senior Vice President of Loews Sales Organization. A sales enthusiast, innovator and action-oriented... Read more


Jumeirah Group Appoints Marc Dardenne as Group Chief Operating Officer

2016-09-21 10:06:53 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Dubai, 21 September 2016: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Marc Dardenne as Group Chief Operating Officer. Taking up his position with immediate... Read more


London Leads Europe’s Hotel Construction Pipeline Followed by Istanbul and Moscow

2016-09-21 09:58:24 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

September 21, 2016 – PORTSMOUTH, NH According to Europe’s Hotel Construction Pipeline from Lodging Econometrics (LE), the three cities with the largest pipelines are: London with 78 Projects/14,070 Rooms,... Read more



ADARA Launches Site Impact, an Analytics Solution Enabling Destination Marketers to Measure Website Influence on Travel Purchase Behavior

2016-09-21 09:15:42 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

ADARA’s Site Impact helps Bloomington, Minnesota, CVB quantify the value of its online marketing investments MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, September 21, 2016 – ADARA, the travel industry’s leading data... Read more



SHR Developer of WindsurferCRS™ Secures Growth Capital to Support Expansion

2016-09-21 08:31:19 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

HOUSTON, TX September 21, 2016—SHR, developer of the WindsurferCRS™ hotel reservation and distribution platform, today announced it has secured $20MM in growth capital to support its expansion in the U.S.... Read more


FelCor Appoints COO Troy Pentecost President and Interim Senior Executive Officer as Richard Smith Retires as President, CEO and Director

2016-09-19 15:05:20 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

IRVING, Texas--September 19, 2016-- FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE: FCH) today announced that Richard A. Smith, the Company’s former President and Chief Executive Officer, has retired. Troy A.... Read more


Courtyard Cypress Anaheim/Orange County Appoints Rick Garcia New General Manager

2016-09-19 14:32:02 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

CYPRESS, Calif., Sept. 16, 2016-- With a new leader at the helm, Courtyard Cypress Anaheim/Orange County continues to strengthen its driven passion for delivering unparalleled customer service. Rick Garcia, who is... Read more


Cape Rey Carlsbad Welcomes New General Manager Thomas Lee

2016-09-19 14:09:55 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Carlsbad, Calif. - Sept. 15, 2016 - Thomas Lee has been appointed general manager for Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort situated along San Diego's spectacular North County coastline. A seasoned hospitality... Read more


Eldorado Resorts Enters into Definitive Merger Agreement to Acquire Isle of Capri Casinos for Total Consideration Valued at $1.7 Billion

2016-09-19 12:42:25 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

RENO, Nev. and ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19, 2016  -- Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERI) ("Eldorado," "ERI," or "the Company") and Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE)... Read more



Waterton Appoints Mark Jeffery as General Manager of Sheraton Needham Hotel in Suburban Boston

2016-09-19 10:05:40 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

CHICAGO & BOSTON--(September 19, 2016)-- Waterton, a U.S. real estate investor and operator, today announced it has appointed Mark Jeffery as general manager of the Sheraton Needham Hotel in Needham, Mass. A... Read more


Marc Emmanuel Apointed General Manager of Pan Pacific Hanoi in Vietnam

2016-09-15 09:17:09 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Singapore, 15 September 2016 – Pan Pacific Hotels Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Emmanuel as General Manager of Pan Pacific Hanoi, the Group’s first Pan Pacific property in... Read more


Scott Stuckey Appointed General Manager at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

2016-09-15 07:46:56 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

(CHICAGO, IL; September 15, 2016) — The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago, (521 N. Rush St.) announces Scott Stuckey has been appointed general manager, effective immediately. Bringing more than 27 years... Read more