Wednesday, Sep 21


Guestrev is getting a makeover


Achieving total revenue optimization is always the goal, but you need the right RMS to get there. That’s why hoteliers choose Guestrev, a comprehensive revenue management solution built to supercharge profit for every segment of your…

10 indicators of what recruiters look for in a LinkedIn profile


LinkedIn is currently the most important professional social network in the world with more than 830 million users, over 50% of whom are between 25 and 34 years old. LinkedIn is useful for different reasons: networking, posting information…


Infor at Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2022


The Infor Hospitality team will attend this year’s Global Gaming Expo aka G2E being held at The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, NV October 11-13, 2022. To say that we’re excited to be there is almost a given. But we are. G2E is an…

Accelerating the transition to net-zero travel


The worsening effects of climate change have made decarbonization a top priority for many industries, including global travel and tourism, which accounts for between 8 and 11 percent of the world’s emissions.1 If nothing is done, the…

Hilton Expands Refugee Hiring Commitment During Tent US Business Summit


MCLEAN, Va. – As part of its ongoing commitment to create learning and career growth opportunities in the communities where it operates, Hilton has announced it will hire 1,500 additional refugees over the next three years at its managed…

Digital Disruptions vs. Digital Transformation and What it means for the Future of Hotels


Digital disruption represents a transformation that is caused by emerging digital technologies and business models. These innovative new technologies and models can impact the value of existing products and services offered in the hotel…

Radisson Hotel Group cements presence in Middle East


Dubai, Brussels - Radisson Hotel Group cements its presence further as one of the largest international hotel groups in the region, with a growing portfolio of 77 hotels in operation and under development across the Middle East. At this…

Radisson Blu arrives in Perth, the gateway to the Scottish Highlands


Radisson Hotel Group is delighted to announce the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Perth, the Scottish city on the River Tay known as the "Gateway to the Highlands" of Scotland. The hotel occupies a landmark property that first opened in…

Marriott International Set to Expand Its Middle East Footprint with the Anticipated Addition of Over 20 Properties Across the Gulf Countries by the End of 2023


From the Future Hospitality Summit in Dubai, Marriott International, Inc., today announced plans to expand its Middle East footprint with the expected addition of over 20 properties and more than 5,000 rooms across the Gulf countries over…

Banyan Tree AlUla Debuts in Saudi Arabia


Banyan Tree launches its first property in historical AlUla in Saudi Arabia, ushering in the Group’s debut in the Kingdom. AlUla is attracting the attention of the world’s affluent travellers with its mesmerising mix of history, culture,…

Maldives Tourism at an ‘Inflection Point’ Says QUO CEO


Malé, Maldives – Decisions stakeholders make today will define the next era of Maldives tourism, said QUO CEO David Keen during the keynote address at the sixth annual Hotelier Maldives GM Forum. He defined Maldives as a global icon and…


Marriott to Bring EDITION Hotels Brand to Italy’s Lake Como


Marriott International, Inc. today announced it has signed an agreement with Bain Capital Credit and Omnam Group to bring its EDITION Hotels brand to Lake Como. Owned and developed by Bain Capital and Omnam Group through a fund managed by…

Lodging Interactive Launches Complete Digital Presence and Marketing Solution for Hospitality


Lodging Interactive, award-winning digital marketing, reputation management, and social media marketing agency exclusively serving the hospitality industry since 2001, announced the launch of its LodgingPLUS program, the complete digital…

Landing Pages: From Engagement to Conversion


At Expedia Group Media Solutions, we know how important it is to create effective display ads and ads that stand out. But what happens when a travel shopper clicks on an ad? Leading travel shoppers to an engaging landing page where they…

Creative Uses for the Princess Cruise Medallion Technology in the Lodging and Hospitality Industry


Princess Cruises has created a device that unlocks a world of possibilities for cruise guests. The device is called Medallion, and it is a chip that can be worn as a necklace or bracelet that allows a guest to customize their experience.…

Revitalizing Architectural Gems with Carolyn Schneider


Overview Carolyn grew up in sunny Los Angeles and graduated from New York University. After working in New York City nightlife and restaurants, it was not long before she fell in love with hotels and started managing Events at Ace Hotel…

Hong Kong Poly Research Concludes that Drone Food Delivery is Taking Off


Food delivery sales are expected to reach a remarkable US$365 billion worldwide by 2030. The growth of food delivery services has been accelerated by technological advances, including the emergence of drone technology. A major potential…

Accor Brands as Vanguards of a Sustainable Hospitality Experience


Over the past several years, the expectations and desire for more sustainable and responsible travel have been gaining momentum. In fact, 73% of travelers now consider environmentally sustainable practices as a deciding factor when booking…

Tuesday, Sep 20


STR: U.S. hotel performance for August 2022


HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee - Following seasonal patterns, the U.S. hotel industry reported lower performance from the month prior, according to August 2022 data from STR. August 2022 (percentage change from August 2019): Occupancy: 66.5% (…


NewcrestImage & Hospitality Capital Partners Acquire 16 Hotel Portfolio In Joint Venture


A joint venture of NewcrestImage and Hospitality Capital Partners (HCP) has reached definitive agreement to acquire 16 Marriott-branded hotels with a total of 2,155 rooms in nine states. The portfolio includes 13 Courtyard and three…

Hotels Could Have Food-and-Beverage Staffing Issues For Many Years To Come


Even as they struggle to get by day to day, hotels are looking to recruiting efforts to stabilize their operations. Patrick Berwald, senior vice president of food and beverage for Pyramid Global Hospitality, said Pyramid has 180 full…

Iconic Snowmass Resort Joins Autograph Collection Hotels Following $40 Million Transformation


Following a multi-million-dollar renovation, Viewline Resort Snowmass has officially joined Autograph Collection Hotels - Marriott Bonvoy’s diverse and dynamic collection of independent hotels championing individuality. In partnership with…


SkyStem Releases New eBook – The Book of Secrets for the Month End Close


SkyStem LLC, a leading provider of automated month-end close and account reconciliation software is excited to announce the release of a new ebook, Book of Secrets for the Month-End Close. It’s no secret businesses struggle to meet their…

2022 RFPs for Weddings are Up 55% from Pandemic Lows


The events business suffered catastrophic contraction during the first 2 years of the covid pandemic when state and local governments restricted gathering sizes or mandated shelter-at-home orders. It was no surprise that events contracted…


Choice Hotels Expands Everhome Suites Across the U.S. with Largest Transaction in the Brand’s History


Building on its extended stay growth strategy, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), signed an agreement on July 29, 2022, with Colorado-based real estate investment firm ServiceStar Capital Management—one of the largest extended…

Core Hospitality to bring Moxy Hotels to Aarhus


Moxy Hotels has confirmed its second location in Denmark as Danish operator Core Hospitality is partnering up with local developer A. Enggaard to bring the brand to Aarhus. A new district is being developed in Aarhus with a huge focus on…


Are Hotels Putting People’s Lives at Risk, Just to Save Some Money?


Not everyone has an appetite for adrenaline, but let’s pretend you are about to jump out of a plane, ready to free-fall 10,000 feet into a sprawling field below. Just moments before you tuck and roll your way out of the plane, the skydiver…

Who has the worst staff turnover?


But we’re at an inflection point in the restaurant industry. It’s not enough to just pay more than the restaurant next door. The restaurants that prioritize employee retention above all will come out on top. The restaurants that are able…

FLYR Labs acquires Pace Revenue, extending its Revenue Operating System to the hotel and hospitality industry


FLYR Labs, the pioneer of The Revenue Operating System® for airlines, is announcing the acquisition of Pace Revenue, the UK-based SaaS provider of industry-leading revenue optimization and commercial decision intelligence for hotel and…

LUMA Hotel Times Square Unveils AperiBar, A New Concept Led By Acclaimed Chef and Entrepreneur Charlie Palmer


AperiBar, the new signature restaurant concept by Charlie Palmer Collective, is now open at LUMA Hotel Times Square, located on W 41st Street between Broadway and Avenue of the Americas in the heart of New York City. Marking a new chapter…