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Small Brands Are Defined by Big Stories

Small Brands Are Defined by Big Stories

September 19, 2017

By Michael Tall The boutique hotel customer is looking for a certain type of experience that transcends a bed in a room. This traveler is looking for a...

Sonnenblick-Eichner Company Arranges $135,780,000 of Financing for a Portfolio of Cooper Hotels

Sonnenblick-Eichner Company Arranges $135,780,000 of Financing for a Portfolio of Cooper Hotels

September 19, 2017

Beverly Hills, California, September 19, 2017 - Sonnenblick-Eichner Company announced today that it has arranged $135,780,000 of non-recourse, first mortgage...

Why Selling All Rooms by Feature Works

Why Selling All Rooms by Feature Works

September 19, 2017

By Pierre Boettner, Founder and CEO, hospitalityPulse Distribution has become the core focus for hotels, and I’m not crazy enough to think this will...

Ranking Hotel REITS 2017: Dividends, EBITDA & Overhead

Ranking Hotel REITS 2017: Dividends, EBITDA & Overhead

September 19, 2017

Which Hotel REITs Generate the Highest EBITDA Margins and Pass Along the Most Money to Investors?  By Hans Detlefsen and Matthew Glodz Hotel...

New Report Suggests U.S. Business Travelers Embrace Emerging Technology, but Fear its Impact on Mankind

New Report Suggests U.S. Business Travelers Embrace Emerging Technology, but Fear its Impact on Mankind

September 19, 2017

Egencia Business Travel and Technology Survey reveals U.S. business travelers have opposing views on AI and VR compared to global counterparts BELLEVUE,...

Millennials + Mobile: A Match Made in (Hotelier) Heaven

Millennials + Mobile: A Match Made in (Hotelier) Heaven

September 19, 2017

By Mike Murray Most people today are aware of the HUGE impact that mobile phones have had on our everyday lives; of course, it allows us to communicate...

Angie Hospitality Set to Present Latest Advances in Interactive Guest Room Technology at HTNG North American Insight Summit

Angie Hospitality Set to Present Latest Advances in Interactive Guest Room Technology at HTNG North American Insight Summit

September 19, 2017

Company invited to demonstrate how voice-activated Angie platform answers the growing demand for personalized, seamless and instantaneous guest...

Duetto Announces Revenue Strategy Partnership with Jamaica’s Half Moon

Duetto Announces Revenue Strategy Partnership with Jamaica’s Half Moon

September 19, 2017

Agreement to Deploy Multiple Applications Builds Momentum in Caribbean Luxury Market Montego Bay, Jamaica, 19 September, 2017 — Duetto, the hospitality...

HEDNA Opens Early Registration for 2018 North American Global Distribution Conference

HEDNA Opens Early Registration for 2018 North American Global Distribution Conference

September 19, 2017

HEDNA Event Ignites Dialogue on Global Distribution and Innovations in Technology January 29th - 31st in Austin, Texas Austin, TX  (September 19, 2017)...

Intelity Mobile Messaging System FREE to Qualified Hotels

Intelity Mobile Messaging System FREE to Qualified Hotels

September 19, 2017

‘Guest-to-Staff’ communication tool is now available as a module of the Intelity Guest Service Platform or as stand-alone freemium offering;...

IBC Hospitality Technologies Launches Website Redesign

IBC Hospitality Technologies Launches Website Redesign

September 19, 2017

IBC Hospitality Technologies new responsive and simplified website offers independent hoteliers customized solutions to everyday challenges with easy-to-use...

Meyer Jabara Hotels to Operate Cambria South Boston

Meyer Jabara Hotels to Operate Cambria South Boston

September 19, 2017

Scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2019, this new construction hotel is the second property for MJH in Boston and the first Cambria to enter the South...

Budget Season Has Arrived: Be Smart- Spend Wisely- And Choose Your Business Center Provider Carefully!

Budget Season Has Arrived: Be Smart- Spend Wisely- And Choose Your Business Center Provider Carefully!

September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 – New York, NY – The hospitality industry’s offering for Business Centers is changing rapidly.  “Let's face...

PolyU Establishes Kwok Hospitality Awards at School of Hotel and Tourism Management

PolyU Establishes Kwok Hospitality Awards at School of Hotel and Tourism Management

September 19, 2017

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is pleased to have received support from the Kwok Scholars Association (KSA) for the establishment of Kwok...

The Power of Integrated Back Office Solution for Hotels and Hotel Chains

The Power of Integrated Back Office Solution for Hotels and Hotel Chains

September 19, 2017

by Deepak Chauhan Any organization that offers great service or quality products typically has some great work going on behind the scenes. For the hotel...

Houston’s Convention Business Survives First Post-Harvey Test

Houston’s Convention Business Survives First Post-Harvey Test

Andrea Rumbaugh and Rebecca Elliott | Houston Chronicle | September 19, 2017

Sept. 18--A group of exploration geophysicists will begin moving exhibits into the George R. Brown Convention Center on Tuesday, just days after the last...

Irma Emptied Hotels Before it Arrived in Florida; A Week Later, Some are Still Closed

Irma Emptied Hotels Before it Arrived in Florida; A Week Later, Some are Still Closed

Chabeli Herrera | The Miami Herald | September 19, 2017

Sept. 19--In the days before Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, Miami-Dade's hotels emptied out and profits plummeted, signaling the first of a...

White Lodging to Bring New Hampton Inn & Suites to Downtown Fort Wayne

White Lodging to Bring New Hampton Inn & Suites to Downtown Fort Wayne

Kevin Kilbane | The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.) | September 19, 2017

Sept. 18--The Grand Wayne Convention Center has been hoping for more hotel rooms nearby. That wish was granted Monday when White Lodging of Merrillville...

Hersha Hospitality Trust and SharCon Management Set to Open New Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Alexandria, Virginia

Hersha Hospitality Trust and SharCon Management Set to Open New Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Alexandria, Virginia

September 19, 2017

Alexandria, VA – September 19, 2017 – The 116-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Alexandria, Virginia is scheduled to open this...

White Lodging Opens Dual-Branded Le Méridien and AC Hotels by Marriott in Denver, Colorado

White Lodging Opens Dual-Branded Le Méridien and AC Hotels by Marriott in Denver, Colorado

September 19, 2017

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 19, 2017 -- Marriott International, Inc. today announced the anticipated opening of the dual-branded hotel development in downtown...

Magnuson Hotels Rebrands Colorado Comfort Inn as Magnuson Grand Pikes Peak

Magnuson Hotels Rebrands Colorado Comfort Inn as Magnuson Grand Pikes Peak

September 19, 2017

London UK/Spokane WA - September 19, 2017 - At Magnuson Worldwide, America’s fastest growing hotel brand, we are proud to announce the branding of...

Shruti Gandhi Buckley Appointed as New Global Brand Head for Hampton by Hilton

Shruti Gandhi Buckley Appointed as New Global Brand Head for Hampton by Hilton

September 19, 2017

MCLEAN, Va., September 19, 2017 - Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has named Shruti Gandhi Buckley as global head of the company's Hampton by Hilton brand....

RLH Corporation Names Paul Sacco Chief Development Officer

RLH Corporation Names Paul Sacco Chief Development Officer

September 19, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash., (September 19, 2017) — RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) bolstered its Lodging Development division with the addition of Paul...

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Appoints Michael Mestraud as General Manager

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Appoints Michael Mestraud as General Manager

September 19, 2017

GUANACASTE, COSTA RICA (September 19, 2017) – Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, the only Forbes Five-Star luxury resort in Central...

The St. Regis Princeville Resort Appoints Jim Pedone as Director of Sales & Marketing

The St. Regis Princeville Resort Appoints Jim Pedone as Director of Sales & Marketing

September 19, 2017

KAUA‘I, Hawaii – The St. Regis Princeville Resort is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Pedone as Director of Sales and Marketing at the...

Distinguished ARIA Resort & Casino Boosts Operational Efficiencies by Upgrading their InvoTech Uniform Management System

Distinguished ARIA Resort & Casino Boosts Operational Efficiencies by Upgrading their InvoTech Uniform Management System

September 20, 2017

The InvoTech Uniform System at the Aria Resort & Casino was Upgraded with the Latest UHF-RFID technology for the Most Efficient Uniform Department...

Unifying Fragmented Hotel Systems and Data Now an Achievable Goal Says New Study

Unifying Fragmented Hotel Systems and Data Now an Achievable Goal Says New Study

September 20, 2017

New Agilysys Sponsored Research Provides Insights for Hoteliers Looking for Next-Generation PMS Technology ALPHARETTA, GA. — Sep. 20, 2017 —...

Must-Read Whitepaper Available: The Smart Hotelier’s Guide to 2018 Digital Marketing & Technology Budget Planning

Must-Read Whitepaper Available: The Smart Hotelier’s Guide to 2018 Digital Marketing & Technology Budget Planning

September 20, 2017

Budgeting season: the time to analyze what initiatives are driving performance, review trends in the industry that should be taken into account when...

New TravelClick Study and Data Project 2017 as a Record Year for GDS Hotel Bookings

New TravelClick Study and Data Project 2017 as a Record Year for GDS Hotel Bookings

September 20, 2017

Despite the Rise of Airbnb Among Consumers, Travel Agents Still Predominantly Book through GDS NEW YORK – September 20, 2017 – TravelClick, a...

Strand Hospitality Services Names Top Performers at 2017 Annual Conference

Strand Hospitality Services Names Top Performers at 2017 Annual Conference

September 20, 2017

 (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) September 20, 2017- Strand Hospitality Services recently concluded their 2017 annual General Manager and Director of Sales...

Measuring and Incentivizing Front Desk and Reservations Upselling

Measuring and Incentivizing Front Desk and Reservations Upselling

September 20, 2017

By Doug Kennedy Chances are that like most hoteliers this time of year you are busy formulating your financial game plan for 2018. If so, I’m pretty...

Embassy Suites Brea Modernized With $8 Million Renovation Led by General Manger Jay Badillo

Embassy Suites Brea Modernized With $8 Million Renovation Led by General Manger Jay Badillo

September 20, 2017

Rooms and spaces were intentionally designed to reflect the evolving needs of sophisticated guests.  BREA, Calif.  - Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea -...

Why June 2018 Will Be Good for Hotels and July 2018 Will Be Horrible

Why June 2018 Will Be Good for Hotels and July 2018 Will Be Horrible

September 20, 2017

By Tucker Johnson I recently conducted an educational seminar for some industry managers covering P&Ls and Budgeting.  As part of the session I...

Raising Awareness for the Physical Demands of Being a Housekeeper

Raising Awareness for the Physical Demands of Being a Housekeeper

September 20, 2017

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.hotelmogel.com) Every hotelier knows that housekeeping is a vital aspect of any property’s operations. All it...

Maestro PMS Integrated Guest Loyalty System Gives Independent Property Groups A Brand Loyalty Advantage

Maestro PMS Integrated Guest Loyalty System Gives Independent Property Groups A Brand Loyalty Advantage

September 20, 2017

Luxury Independents Attract Corporate and Leisure Guests With Rewards That Add Up to Family Vacations; Golf Holidays Markham, Ontario – September 20,...

An Analysis of Franchise Fees

An Analysis of Franchise Fees

September 20, 2017

By Robert Mandelbaum In the current market environment of modest growth in revenue, hotel owners and operators are paying extra attention to their operating...

Creativity Is a Drug the Hotel Industry Cannot Live Without

Creativity Is a Drug the Hotel Industry Cannot Live Without

September 20, 2017

By Georges Panayotis Enthusiasm lies at the foundation of all progress. Henry Ford, a spearhead of the Industrial Revolution, showed the way to progress more...

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