Latest Hotel Industry News

Even Frydenberg Named New President & CEO for Scandic Hotels Succeeding Frank Fiskers

2017-02-09 10:36:51 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

The Board of Directors of Scandic Hotels announces today that Even Frydenberg will take over the position of President & CEO. This is due to the fact that current CEO Frank Fiskers has decided to leave the company... Read more



Taj Hotels Bucks the Expansion Trend Going From Three Brands to Just One

2017-02-09 10:29:30 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Mumbai, 9 February 2017: The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is pleased to announce that all hotels in the current portfolio globally will now be grouped under a single branded house identity: Taj Hotels Palaces... Read more



Tambourine Shares The Hidden Chasm: Why Your Bookings Keep Falling into the Abyss

2017-02-09 09:26:18 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

The guest’s road from your hotel marketing campaigns, to your website and finally to online booking is a delicate, razors’ edge journey filled with several opportunities for the customer to bounce, turn... Read more


5 Remarkable Hotels Innovating in Social Responsibility

2017-02-09 08:27:15 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

by Nancy Huang Although many hotels make an effort to integrate corporate social responsibility into their operations, there are some that have gone above and beyond. From social enterprise schemes in local... Read more


W Hotels to Debut in Prague in 2020 with Restoration and Expansion of Former Grand Europa Hotel, Owned by PPH Evropa

2017-02-09 08:20:54 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

PRAGUE--February 9, 2017--W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced it will open W Prague in 2020. Owned by PPH Evropa s.r.o, W Prague marks the brand’s debut into the... Read more



Caribbean Hoteliers Predict Positive Tourism Performance for 2017

2017-02-09 08:02:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

THE BAHAMAS (February 9, 2017) - Caribbean tourism fared well in 2016 and industry stakeholders are generally upbeat about the year ahead, despite the fact that many hoteliers were forced to adjust their... Read more


Cloud5 Contact Center Achieves Major Service Record with One Million Hotel Reservations Booked

2017-02-09 07:37:52 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Chicago, IL (February 9, 2017) — Cloud5 Contact Center, the only provider of reservations optimization and enhanced agent services exclusively for the hospitality and travel industries, achieved a major... Read more


Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Appoints Gordon Tareta Area Director of Spas

2017-02-08 13:54:58 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

MILWAUKEE-February 8, 2017-Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel owner and management company and division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced the appointment of Gordon Tareta... Read more


Swire Hotels Appoints Talib Hudda Chef for Sureño at The Opposite House, Beijing

2017-02-08 13:46:06 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

8th February 2017 – Award-winning international chef Talib Hudda has taken over Sureño at The Opposite House, Beijing’s acclaimed Mediterranean dining destination, and is reshaping the... Read more


LBA Hospitality Opens Courtyard by Marriott Fort Worth Historic Stockyards, the Brands 1000th in the Americas

2017-02-08 13:36:58 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

FORT WORTH, TX (February, 2017) – LBA Hospitality, a full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm, is pleased to announce its custom-designed Courtyard by Marriott Fort Worth Historic Stockyards... Read more


Spa Villagio in Yountville, California Names Terry Prager as Director of Spa and Wellness

2017-02-08 13:31:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (February 8, 2017) – Spa Villagio, in Yountville, California has announced the appointment of Terry Prager as Director of Spa and Wellness.  Spa Villagio is one of the Napa... Read more


Dream Hotel Group Appoints Marie Palomba Director of Sales for The Time Nyack

2017-02-08 13:24:27 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

NYACK, NY - February 8, 2017 - The Time Nyack, the first and only lifestyle hotel in the Hudson Valley, announces the addition of Marie Palomba as Director... Read more


W Minneapolis - The Foshay and Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis Welcome Matthew Galaviz-Reed as Complex Marketing Manager

2017-02-08 13:10:19 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – February 2017 – W Minneapolis – The Foshay and Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis, two iconic sister properties in Minneapolis’ historic... Read more


One&Only Resorts Adds to Executive Team With Three Appointments at One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos

2017-02-08 12:48:03 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

SAN JOSE DE CALBO, MEXICO – 8 FEBRUARY 2017 – One&Only, the award-winning collection of ultra-luxury resorts, announces the appointments of three executives to the legendary One&Only Palmilla resort in Los... Read more




Virgin Hotels Appoints Jay Wetzel as New Vice President of Food & Beverage

2017-02-08 12:42:05 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

MIAMI, Feb. 3, 2017 -- Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Richard Branson, welcomes Jay Wetzel as the new Vice President of Food + Beverage. Wetzel will oversee the overall direction of food & beverage... Read more


Allred Capital Completes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation and Expansion of Hermosa Inn, Paradise Valley, Arizona

2017-02-08 12:33:08 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Paradise Valley, AZ (February 2017)— The Hermosa Inn, a AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel nestled in the heart of Paradise Valley, an exclusive suburb of Phoenix and just minutes from Scottsdale, recently... Read more



Maestro PMS Announces 2017 Software Roadmap for Independent Operators

2017-02-08 11:52:03 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Handheld Tools for Guest Interaction, Streamlined Workflow for Higher Productivity, Tablet Enhancements for Personalized Service, and Direct Booking Flexibility Give Independents an Edge   February 8, 2017... Read more



Deutsche Hospitality Adds Two Hotels in Egypt to Management Portfolio; Renovations Planned for Both

2017-02-08 11:29:31 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Deutsche Hospitality has extended its portfolio by taking over two more hotels in Egypt. The Taba Hotel & Nelson Village in Taba and the Cairo Pyramids Hotel in Gizeh with immediate effect strengthen the... Read more


Macro Hospitality to Bring New Build WoodSpring Suites Near Miller Park and Downtown Milwaukee

2017-02-08 11:21:52 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Milwaukee, WI., February 8, 2017—WoodSpring Hotels, the nation’s fastest-growing extended-stay hotel company, announced today it has partnered with Macro Hospitality to build a WoodSpring Suites near... Read more



International Travel to U.S. Finally Returns to Pre-9/11 Levels

2017-02-08 11:14:09 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

International travel's share of U.S. exports rises to $247 billion, the  highest level since 2000, according to new Commerce Department data WASHINGTON (February 8, 2017)—International travel's... Read more