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The Destination by Hyatt Brand Arrives in Peru with the Opening of The Legend Paracas Resort


The opening marks the introduction of the Destination by Hyatt brand in Latin America.

From clifftops to coastlines, Hotel Indigo unveils new resort openings in 2024 that are destinations all on their own


Sitting in the heart of neighborhoods around the globe, Hotel Indigo – part of IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) – is doubling its portfolio over the next three to five years – meaning more Hotel Indigo properties in more parts of the world.

IHG’s Vignette Collection makes Vietnam debut in Hoi An


Moire Hoi An, Vignette Collection to launch in UNESCO Heritage Site this year in conversion deal with new partner Hoi An Pearl Joint Stock Company.

Hospitality leadership - Quek Huilin’s journey from EHL student to CEO


While Ms Quek Huilin always had her sights on pursuing theater, she was drawn to the passion, genuine human connections and camaraderie exemplified by both front- and back-of-house team members in delivering immersive, seamless customer…

Marriott Bonvoy and The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Provide $500K Donation to World Central Kitchen for Disaster Response Efforts


Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s award-winning travel program, and The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott (JWASM) Foundation are combining forces to donate $500,000 to World Central Kitchen (WCK), the non-profit organization founded…


Spa Revenue Management: The Art of Pricing Optimization for Spa Services


Effective pricing strategies are the cornerstone of spa revenue management. While price controls are still largely a manual endeavor in the spa industry compared to the more sophisticated automated programs employed for hotel rooms and…

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Opens the First Wyndham Hotel in Genting Highlands, Malaysia


Discover Wyndham Ion Majestic Hotel, Genting Highlands - the first 5-Star Wyndham Hotel offering high quality accommodations, dining, and retail spaces for an unforgettable experience.

Wednesday, Jun 19


Change Requires Choice (and Work)


At the end of the CEO’s speech to his employees, he said, And one other thing, we want to deliver better customer service. Then he walked off stage.


Spotlight on Hotel Development in Charlotte, NC


Lodging Econometrics (LE) has released the Q1 hotel development data for the Charlotte, NC market ahead of the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC).The Q1 2024 LE Market Trend Report for the Charlotte market…

Foxhills Club & Resort Elevates Guest Experience with Installation of Crave Interactive Tablets in All Rooms


Foxhills Club & Resort is proud to announce the installation of Crave Interactive’s state-of-the-art tablets in all guest rooms, further enhancing the luxurious guest experience the resort is known for. These tablets feature one-touch…

How Google and Meta could disrupt travel discovery with AI


The travel industry, worth an estimated $9.5 trillion in 2023, has long been a prime target for tech giants like Google and Meta. With AI, they aim to capture a larger share of the lucrative travel market.


Sabre Hospitality launches SynXis Concierge.AI: revolutionizing customer service with generative AI


Sabre Hospitality, a division of Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, today announced the launch of SynXis Concierge.AI, an innovative solution harnessing the…

JLL View: How hospitality keeps workers satisfied


Merriam Webster’s Dictionary defines hospitality as “generous and friendly treatment of visitors and guests or hospitable treatment.” Traditionally it’s been applied to the hotel sector, but these days we’re starting to hear a lot more…

Westin Hotels & Resorts Makes Its Debut In Vietnam


Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio of over 30 hotel brands, today announced the opening of The Westin Resort & Spa Cam Ranh, marking the brand’s entry into Vietnam. Nestled along a long sandy beach…


Data Plus Unveils DP Pay - Revolutionizing Invoice-to-Pay Automation via Power of Seamless end-to-end Integrations


Massachusetts, June 19, 2024 – Data Plus proudly introduces DP Pay, a revolutionary next gen web-based payment system now available to all customers. This innovative platform sets a new benchmark in invoice-to-pay automation, offering a…


Artist Vincent Ballentine Selected to Help Honor Greensboro Six; Unveils Concept for Wyndham Rewards Commissioned Mural


Following a nation-wide search that saw more than 50 submissions from artists coast-to-coast, Wyndham Rewards®, in collaboration with the City of Greensboro and First Tee – Central Carolina, today announced artist Vincent Ballentine has…

Remington Hospitality to Manage Lucha Rosa at Moxy Washington, DC Downtown


Leading hotel management company Remington Hospitality announces its new oversight of Lucha Rosa, the rooftop restaurant and bar at the 200-room Moxy Washington, DC Downtown. As the heart of downtown Washington, DC undergoes revitalization…

Newly Renovated Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina Shines Bright in the San Diego Harbor


Situated in the San Diego harbor, the hotel offers modernized accommodations and amenities, three sparkling pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, four new dining concepts, and views of the marina and San Diego skyline. During their…

Future Hospitality Summit Launches White Paper on Navigating the Hospitality Tech Investment Landscape


Ahead of Future Hospitality Summit - FHS World, the region’s flagship hospitality investment event taking place from 30 September to 2 October at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, organisers The Bench have published their latest industry white…

Marriott’s St. Regis Brand Debuts in Oman


St. Regis Hotels & Resorts have announced the highly anticipated opening of The St. Regis Al Mouj Muscat Resort, marking the debut of the brand in Oman. Blending local heritage, avant-garde design and the timeless glamour of the St. Regis…

10 things you didn’t know about the Holiday Inn brand


According to Morning Consult Intelligence data, the leading audience & brand tracking platform, the Holiday Inn brand is the most trusted travel and hospitality brand in the United States. To celebrate, IHG Hotels & Resorts looks back on…


PM Hotel Group Takes Over Management of The Holiday Inn Wilsonville in The Portland Metropolitan Area


PM Hotel Group, an industry leader in hospitality management, today announces it has assumed management of the Holiday Inn Wilsonville, situated in the Portland Metro Area. The Holiday Inn Wilsonville joins other PM Hotel Group properties…

MarketHub by HBX Group gathers industry leaders in Istanbul


HBX Group has revealed the latest details for the upcoming MarketHub Europe, taking place from 26-27 June 2024 at the Hilton Bomonti Istanbul. This year’s theme, "New Frontiers," promises to delve into the latest trends and innovations…

Wyndham Expands in Taiwan Market with Wyndham Sun Moon Lake


Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with 25 brands and approximately 9,200 hotels in more than 95 countries, announced the grand opening of Wyndham Sun Moon Lake in partnership with LeaLea Group. The…

Vingcard Introduces Google Wallet Compatibility for Mobile Access Hotel Guest Keys


Vingcard, an ASSA ABLOY company and provider of advanced technologies for the hospitality industry, has announced the launch of Mobile Access featuring hotel key compatibility with Google Wallet. In collaboration with NXP® Semiconductors,…

Revenue Management in Real Life: The Art of Saying No


As a seasoned revenue manager and a parent, I’ve come to realize that the principles of revenue management aren’t confined to the boardroom or the hotel lobby—they extend right into our living rooms.

Lindner Hotel Group wins German Brand Award in two main categories


The Lindner Hotel Group has received two awards in the main category Excellence in Brand Strategy and Creation for the new appearance and strategic repositioning of its Lindner Hotels & Resorts brand. The jury of the German Brand Awards…


Aptech to Unveil NEW Enterprise Accounting Dashboard at HITEC Charlotte


Aptech, a hospitality company providing the best in finance and accounting software for more than 50 years to hotels, will reveal a NEW dashboard for its PVNG enterprise accounting solution at HITEC Charlotte, to be held June 24 to 27 at…

AB 537 requires transparent pricing for all short-term lodging Effective July 1, 2024


Assembly Bill 537 (AB 537) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 13, 2023. It becomes effective on July 1, 2024, and adds a new Section 17568.6 to the California Business and Professions Code applicable to all advertising…