Latest Hotel Industry News

Owned by Select Development and Managed by Real Hospitality, Aloft Long Island City – Manhattan View Opens in New York City

2016-11-17 13:27:58 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Marriott International, Inc.® (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of Aloft Long Island City – Manhattan View, the first Aloft in Queens, and specifically, Long Island City. This hotel will be the... Read more

The Walper Hotel Adds UniFocus’ GUESTScope & STAFFScope

2016-11-17 13:24:23 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

DALLAS – November 17, 2016 – The Walper Hotel, a refined landmark hotel that dates back to 1893 and is located in the heart of Kitchener, Ontario, has added UniFocus’ innovative GUESTScope and... Read more

IACC-Americas Names USA Chefs as “Copper Skillet Champions”

2016-11-17 13:13:27 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Oak Brook, IL -- November 2016 – Eight chefs from IACC-member properties across the US gathered recently to compete for the coveted USA Copper Skillet at the Hilton Chicago | Oak Brook Hills Resort &... Read more

Sandos Hotels & Resorts to Unveil Phase One $20 Million Renovation of Riviera Maya’s Sandos Caracol Eco Resort

2016-11-17 12:52:40 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO (November 2016) – With every member of the family in mind, Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, has announced the renovation of their entire 639-room Family Section, transforming the traditional hotel... Read more

Matthew Sparks Appointed Chief Investment Officer of Park Hotels & Resorts

2016-11-17 12:45:26 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

MCLEAN, Va.--November 17, 2016--Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HLT) (“Hilton”) announced today that Matthew Sparks has been appointed executive vice president and chief investment officer of Park... Read more

The Westin Riverfront Beaver Creek Promotes Kevin Delonay to Serve as Director of Food & Beverage

2016-11-17 12:40:53 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

AVON, Colo. (Nov. 17, 2016) – The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain is pleased to announce it has promoted Kevin Delonay to serve as Director of Food & Beverage at the award-winning... Read more

Muriel Muirden of WATG Shares Top Travel and Hospitality Trends for 2017

2016-11-17 12:27:01 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

WATG have been breaking ground in hotel design for over 70 years, designing some of the most innovative and award-winning destinations around the globe. With a finger firmly on the pulse, WATG Trend Forecaster Muriel... Read more

Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, St. Lucia, Appoints Scott Seger as Managing Director

2016-11-17 11:59:21 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

LABRELOTTE BAY, Saint Lucia (Nov. 17, 2016) – Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort (, in Saint Lucia, has appointed industry-veteran Scott Seger as the resort’s new Managing... Read more

Vail Resorts Announces Sale, Management Agreement and Rebranding of The Inn at Keystone to Hyatt Place Keystone

2016-11-17 10:42:36 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

KEYSTONE, Colo., Nov. 17, 2016  -- Vail Resorts announced today the sale of the Inn at Keystone to Dallas-based Realty Capital Partners (RCP). Vail Resorts will continue to manage the property under a... Read more

Vision Hospitality Group to Develop 88-Room Hampton Inn Chattanooga/East Ridge, Tennessee

2016-11-17 10:25:30 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

CHATTANOOGA, TENN., November 17, 2016 —Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. recently announced plans to build an 88-room Hampton Inn located in the Chattanooga suburb of East Ridge, Tennessee.  The hotel will be... Read more

Be Prepared – This Is Not a Test!: AF&Co’s 2017 Trends Report

2016-11-17 10:03:39 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

San Francisco, CA (November 16, 2016) –As Andrew Freeman & Co. (AF&Co.) celebrates its 11th Anniversary as one of the country’s leading boutique hospitality and restaurant consulting firms, the team is... Read more

True North Hotel Group Names Management Team for Soon to Open Residence Inn by Marriott in Jersey City, NJ

2016-11-17 09:58:30 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Darren Piercey, General Manager, and Kathy Mendez, Director of Sales, to open 152-suite extended stay hotel February 2017  Jersey City, NJ – Nov. 17, 2016 – True North Hotel Group, management company... Read more

Six Signs Your Guest Room Phone is Out-of-Date

2016-11-17 08:47:36 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Adam McMullen Hotel guests have increasingly rigorous standards when choosing a place to stay during travel. In fact, with the advent of alternative lodging options, today's traveler may have even higher... Read more

Agilysys Announces Inspire User Conference & Executive Summit 2017 Focused on Re-Imagining Hospitality

2016-11-17 08:05:04 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Conference Will be Held Jan. 23-25 at M Resort in Las Vegas; Three-Day Event to Feature Educational Sessions, Executive Summit, Partner Pavilion and ‘Agilysys Concert for the Kids’ to Benefit Local... Read more

Jeff Modaff Appointed General Manager of Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach

2016-11-16 12:20:11 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Manhattan Beach, Calif. (November 16, 2016) –  Michael Zislis, president of Manhattan Beach-based Zislis Group which operates Shade Hotels, announced that hotel industry veteran Jeff Modaff has been... Read more

Expanding Your Property Portfolio and Need to Streamline Operations Across All Your Hotels? Maestro PMS Helps Independents Achieve Their Goals

2016-11-16 12:07:07 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Maestro’s One System–One Database Hotel Management Software Platform Lets Operators Market and Manage Multiple Hotels with Simplicity and Ease November 16, 2016 – Times are good for the hotel... Read more

Joshua Huyder Appointed as Executive Chef for French Leave Resort, an Autograph Collection Hotel

2016-11-16 10:42:52 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

French Leave Resort, managed by Shaner Hotels and slated to be the newest addition to Marriott’s Autograph Collection in the Caribbean this December, is proud to announce the... Read more

Why Hotels Are Using Technology to Gain a Competitive Edge

2016-11-16 09:10:06 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

By Andrea Graziani As hospitality professionals know, the hotel industry is extremely competitive. Each brand has its unique pitch, and properties offer specialized services to appeal to consumers in a variety of... Read more

Lotte New York Palace Appoints David Shenman Director of Sales & Marketing and Megan Ferguson Director of Sales

2016-11-15 12:45:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW YORK, NY (November 15, 2016) – Lotte New York Palace has announced the appointment of David Shenman as the property’s Director of Sales and Marketing and Megan Ferguson as Director of Sales. David... Read more

Heather Strauss Appointed General Manager of Embassy Suites by Hilton Deerfield Beach Resort & Spa

2016-11-15 12:29:25 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

McLean, VA. --- November 15, 2016– Heather Strauss has been named general manager of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Deerfield Beach Resort & Spa, according to Ted R. Ratcliff, Senior Vice President, Operations,... Read more