Hospitality and Tourism Industry News

  • Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks Hotel in Virginia Sold to LCP Group Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:27:24 EST
    The six-story 316 guest room and suite property is located outside of Washington, D.C. The hotel contains 15,000 square feet of meeting space, the award-winning 703 Bar + Kitchen, and the amenities, facilities, and services of a full-service Marriott hotel.
  • 10 Killer Hotel Website Conversion Hacks Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:22:40 EST
    Hotel website conversion is key to any direct booking strategy.
  • The Staff Of Nizuc Resort Cancun Clearly Understands Where True Hospitality Starts - The Human Heart - By Doug Kennedy Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:02:21 EST
    As a hotel industry sales and guest services trainer, on average I experience six or more hotel stays each month. Although I have clients across all segments of lodging, many of my clients are in the ultra-luxury five star or five diamond categories. Once thing I have learned is that the level of authentic and genuine hospitality, which travelers treasure the most, has little to do with the number of stars or diamonds hanging on a plaque behind the front desk. In fact, I’ve experienced some of the most memorable service encounters at economy lodging properties, whereas I find that hospitality too often falls short at ultra-luxury properties and instead feels scripted and robotic.
  • Cambria Hotel Nashville Opens Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:55:44 EST
    Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH in collaboration with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, announced the opening of the new Cambria Hotel Nashville.
  • The Key to Digital Hospitality - L2 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:00:10 EST
    While commitment to excellent service has long been a marketing claim of the hotel industry, many brands still rely on unsophisticated forms of online customer service.
  • Radisson Blu Hotel Timisoara to Open 2020 in Romania Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:50:32 EST
    Radisson Blu and Mulberry Development will create an international upper upscale hotel in Timisoara, the main social, economic and cultural hub in western Romania – and the European Capital of Culture for 2021.
  • Marriott Just Got Dragged into a Messy Fight Over the Trump Panama Hotel - Fortune Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:47:36 EST
    An attempt to oust President Donald Trump’s hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct.
  • Château Élan Winery & Resort in Georgia Sold to Wheelock Street Capital Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:33:05 EST
    Investing more than $20 million in a comprehensive renovation and refresh, Wheelock and its operating partners will elevate the estate’s 394 exquisite guestrooms, as well as common areas of the resort, including the renowned spa, winery and golf clubhouse.
  • Complimentary Report: The Future of the In-Stay Experience Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:41:24 EST
    Hospitality businesses live and die by their reputations but are accommodation brands really focusing enough on the one moment where they have the guest’s complete and undivided attention: The stay itself?
  • The Kartrite Hotel & Indoor Waterpark to Open 2019 in the Catskills Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:45:39 EST
    Ken Ellis and Arthur Berry III, co-owners of the Poconos’ premier adventure destination, Camelback Resort, have announced their next widely anticipated project. The Kartrite Hotel & Indoor Waterpark is being built on the Resorts World Catskills campus located in the Town of Thompson, N.Y. Set to open in early 2019, The Kartrite will feature two acres of exhilarating four-season indoor waterpark space and a luxury hotel with 324 exquisitely designed guest suites.
  • Scandic Predicts Lower Earnings for the Fourth Quarter Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:04:56 EST
    Deviation attributable to decreased earnings in the company’s Swedish operations and non-recurring costs for central functions
  • Munich Hotels Report Overall Performance Growth for December 2017 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:59:55 EST
    Hotels in Munich reported positive year-over-year results during the month of December, according to preliminary data from STR. Occupancy increased 0.3% to 68.7%, ADR grew 4.9% to €118.24 ($143.47) and RevPAR saw a gain of 5.2% to €81.27 ($98.61).
  • EZee’s Online POS System Witnesses Vast Number of Enrollments Within Months of Launch Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:56:23 EST
    eZee Technosys the all-in-one hospitality solution provider gets 100 enrollments for eZee Optimus live version
  • Sam Woodworth Named Director of Acquisitions and Business Development for Hospitality Ventures Management Group Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:33:34 EST
    Prior to joining HVMG, Woodworth was manager of acquisitions and development for N.Y.-based Trump Hotels, where he helped expand the company’s luxury portfolio with the launch of two new hotel brands during 2016 and 2017.
  • Softscribe® Inc. Lists Top 5 Press Releases in 2017 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:22:30 EST
    Based on Reads, Clicks Back to Tech Client Websites: Electronic Door Locks, Energy Management, Direct Online Booking Lead the List