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Tampa EDITION Hotel Announced

Strategic Property Partners, LLC last week announced plans to bring Marriott International’s brand, EDITION, to Tampa. The 173-room hotel will be part of a 26-story tower in the heart of the Water Street Tampa neighborhood, which will also feature a newly built JW Marriott planned […]

2018 Canadian Hotel Investment Report (PDF Download)

Solid economic and financing conditions, an all-time high in tourist arrivals, and favorable hotel supply/demand dynamics supported near record transaction volume in 2017 of $3.5 billion. Canada continued to be a natural destination for global capital with foreign buyers investing more than $1.35 billion into […]

TRYP by Wyndham Hotel Opens Downtown Newark, N.J

TRYP by Wyndham, Wyndham Hotel Group’s urban lifestyle brand, today opened its newest hotel in the heart of downtown Newark, N.J., a city with historic roots – the third oldest in the United States – newly revitalized by recent business development and a vibrant art […]

The Hotel Industry in the Central/South America Region Reports Positive Results for Q1 2018

Hotels in Central and South America reported occupancy rose 4.5% to 57.6% in March. ADR increased 7.9% to $108.70 and RevPAR rose 12.8% to $62.60. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know Now in Hotel Digital Marketing: April Edition – By Margaret Mastrogiacomo, Vice President Strategy

This month, the latest digital innovations include new publishing features on Google My Business listings, the new Google Outstream Video Ad format, and new Instagram profile bio features. The industry is also abuzz with the fast-approaching launch of the GDPR. From SEO to design, read […]

36 Killed in Tour Bus Crash in North Korea, Chinese Officials Say

The crash occurred at a time of intense diplomacy in the region, as a summit meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea approaches. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Chasing the Deal: 5 Springtime Italian Coast Getaways for Less

If you’re willing to travel in the spring instead of the summer, you can enjoy some of the most luxurious Italian coast resorts for much, much less. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Pursuits: The Whisky Chronicles

Little has changed on the Scottish island of Islay since its iconic whisky distilleries were profiled in Alfred Barnard’s famously detailed Victorian era book. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

That Shaggy Mutt? At Dog Museums, Our Drooling Companions Are the Stars

Dachshunds got their own museum this month in Passau, Germany. It’s only one of several art institutions around the world to honor our canine friends. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

ATM 2018: Sun Aqua unveils Sun Aqua Iru Veli, Maldives

Sun Aqua is launching the third property in their portfolio; Sun Aqua Iru Veli, an exclusive resort on the island of Aluvifushi, a private island for guests only in the heart of the South Nilandhe Atoll. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

ATM 2018: Time Hotels reveals plans for six new properties

Time Hotels has announced plans to open six new properties across the Middle East by the end of 2020. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

ATM 2018: Hoteliers lead way in Middle Eastern hospitality

Hotels will comprise a fifth of the total show area at Arabian Travel Market 2018, the largest exhibition of regional and global hotel brands in the history of the event. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Check In: We’ll Never Be Royals, But …

The business-minded Omni King Edward Hotel in Toronto offers plenty of meeting space, a spacious gym and colorful pillows for contemporary kings and queens. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Radisson Hotel Portland Airport Wins Two Awards: ‘Finalist Hotel of Year,’ ‘President’s Award’

Radisson Hotel Portland Airport, a proud company of CoHo Services, was recently awarded ‘Finalist for International Hotel of the Year,’ with the highest ranking in the U.S. and ‘The President’s Award’ at the Americas Business Conference in Orlando, Florida. This is the 6th consecutive year […]

Hotelogix Cloud PMS Helps Mint Hotels & Suites Save over 1500 Man-hours Per Month

Hotelogix, a leader in cloud-based Property Management System announces a successful partnership with Mint Hotels & Suites that has resulted in savings of over 1500 man-hours per month for the Group. This was possible with the centralized approach of Hotelogix, which helped the management at […]

Is Your Hotel Ready to Implement GDPR Guidelines?

The General Data Protection Regulations has caused quite a stir in the hospitality industry of late. With the deadline for implementation, 25th of May 2018, drawing closer, we thought it would be a good idea to run you through the specifics. read more >>> Source:: […]

Sale at Heathrow Terminal 1. Everything Must Go.

The entire contents of the aged building, which opened in the 1960s, will be up for auction before it’s torn down to make way for Terminal 2’s expansion. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

The Getaway: Learning About the Civil Rights Era Through Travel

History museums, attractions and destinations around the country are emphasizing the civil rights story in an age of renewed activism around race and equality. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Samara to lead Saudi-based Al Hokair Group

Al Hokair Group has appointed Omar Sami Samara to the role of chief executive officer for tourism and development. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

On Southwest 1380, Confusion and Distraction as Oxygen Masks Dropped

Photographs taken on the plane, whose engine exploded, show panicked passengers with the masks around their mouths but not their noses. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Top Concerns Hotels Need to Know About the GDPR and How to Prepare Your Action Plan

With the GDPR just around the corner, we’ve put together an overview that includes an explanation of the GDPR, the top misconceptions, and the most important considerations that will need to be implemented on your hotel website and included in your digital strategy. read more […]

MGM Resorts International and Invenergy Announce the Development of a 100-Megawatt Solar Array

At full production, the solar array in the Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone in Nevada will provide up to 90 percent of total daytime power needs across MGM Resorts’ 13 Las Vegas Strip locations read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights Opens in New Jersey

The brand new Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights is set amidst the rolling hills of Berkeley Heights, in the heart of Central New Jersey’s pharma country. It is located 15 miles away from Newark Liberty International Airport and guests can enjoy easy access to […]

The Modern Honolulu Hotel Sold to Diamond Resorts

Rated a Forbes Travel Four-Star hotel, The Modern Honolulu adds to Diamond Resorts’ collection of resorts, and is the company’s first managed property on Oahu. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

US Hotel Industry Reports Record Performance for Q1

Average daily rate increases 3.0 Percent to US$131.56 read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

36 Hours: What to Pack for a Trip to Lisbon

A blend of Old World Europe and 21st century style, Lisbon is worth a spot on your travel bucket list. Before you visit, check out our local guide to plan your trip, and pack these essentials. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

AccorHotels Report Strong Growth in First-quarter 2018 Revenue: Like-for-Like Increase of 9.5%

Consolidated first-quarter 2018 revenue totaled €633 million, up 0.6% as reported and 9.5% like-for-like. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Test Run: Smartphone Apps for Spontaneous Travel

While travelers have long been able to set up airfare alerts, these apps go a step further in helping flexible travelers plan a last-minute trip. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Explorer: At Basin and Range National Monument, Landscapes, Art and Aliens

The sprawling Nevada wilderness spared by the Trump administration offers desert vistas, petroglyphs and the celebrated “City” sculpture. Getting there really is part of the fun. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

AHIC 2018: IHG signs with Al Hokair Group for Holiday Inn expansion in Saudi Arabia

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a master development agreement with Saudi Arabian business conglomerate, Al Hokair Group. The deal will see the debut of Holiday Inn Express brand in Saudi Arabia, with a rollout of at least ten Holiday Inn Express hotels over next 15 […]

Guests Take Mobile Control of Their Journey with Maestro PMS Pre Check-In, Privacy Options, and Amenity Requests

Mobile Pre-Arrival Requests for Amenities, Parking, Early Check-In Empower Staff To Provide High-Touch Service read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Tammie Jo Shults, Pilot Who Landed Damaged Southwest Plane, Is Navy Veteran With ‘Nerves of Steel’

Passengers hailed Captain Shults as a hero after an engine exploded on Flight 1380. She started out as one of the first female fighter jet pilots in the Navy. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Why Upgrading to True Cloud Hotel Technology is a No-Brainer for Many Hoteliers

According to the new groundbreaking report ‘Built for the Cloud: A Blueprint for Hotel Technology Success’ (currently available for complimentary download), hoteliers are upgrading to next-generation cloud solutions in record numbers. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Tru by Hilton Opens Five New Hotels Including First College Town Properties

Openings near University of Wisconsin-Madison, Auburn University and Florida State University read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Chris Port Named Chief Development Officer for Aqua-Aston Hospitality

In this role, Port is responsible for the expansion of Aqua-Aston Hospitality by optimizing the potential of its existing portfolio of hotels and resorts, and focusing on the company’s growth in the markets it currently serves, as well as by identifying new markets. read more […]

International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Gibraltar

Home prices have been increasing in Gibraltar, where the economy is growing and a building boom is underway. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Radisson RED Mandaue Hotel to Open 2021 in the Philippines

Scheduled to open in Q4 2021, Radisson RED Cebu Mandaue will form part of Astra Centre, a major new mixed-use development of Cebu Landmasters, Inc. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

AHIC 2018: One&Only launches Urban Resorts in Dubai

Kerzner International has introduced One&Only Urban Resorts. The new brand will be introduced in Dubai’s latest architectural icon, One Za’abeel, a completely original destination with revolutionary design. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Pursuits: A Birder’s Paradise in Zimbabwe

One of the greatest concentrations of birds of prey in the world can be found among the towering rock formations and thick forests of Matobo National Park. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

AHIC 2018: Taj Hotels expands into Saudi Arabia

In a major milestone, the Indian Hotels Company has today announced its foray into the Holy City of Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The move is in partnership with Umm Al Qura Development & Construction Company in the prestigious King Abdul Aziz Road project, one of the […]

AHIC 2018: RAK Hospitality Holding reports strong increase in revenue

Ras al Khaimah Hospitality Holding has reported a 17 per cent increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2018 as it continues to strengthen its position as a leader in the hospitality sector. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

AHIC 2018: Taj Hotels expands into Saudi Arabia

In a major milestone, the Indian Hotels Company has today announced its foray into the Holy City of Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The move is in partnership with Umm Al Qura Development & Construction Company in the prestigious King Abdul Aziz Road project, one of the […]

AHIC 2018: Marriott to rapidly increase footprint in Middle East

Marriott International has announced ambitious growth plans for its Middle East and Africa region following signings for more than 30 properties and over 5,000 rooms in the last 12 months. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Australia Diary: Weathering the Weather

Growing up in Queensland means understanding the difference between hot, stinking hot and unbearably hot. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Tax Day: Hoteliers Call for More Transparency and Oversight in Taxing Airbnb

AHLA: ‘Time to end Airbnb’s secret and voluntary tax deals with state and local governments’ read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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