2014 Global Hotel Rankings: The Leaders Grow Stronger; IHG Retains Top Spot
June 23, 2014
With some 19.5 million rooms on January 1, 2014, the global hotel supply slowed its growth last year. While it flirted with 3% in recent years, the growth rate...
Resort Equities Plan to Revive Northern California’s Konocti Harbor Resort and Spa Falls Through
Glenda Anderson | The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif. | June 3, 2014
June 03--Developers' ambitious plans to buy, revamp and reopen Lake County's once premier lakeside resort and concert destination have fallen through for lack...
Pacific Hospitality & R.D. Olson Break Ground on 250-key Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, CA
June 6, 2014
Irvine, CA (June 6, 2014) - From Wi-Fi by the pool to wetsuits in the rooms, a new luxury hotel being built in Huntington Beach is expected to add a splash of...
PKF Hotel Investment Survey Concludes Good Times Ahead for Lodging Industry
June 10, 2014
Strong Operating Fundamentals and Favorable Financing Contribute to Positive Outlook
June 10, 2014, Atlanta, Ga, - PKF Consulting USA, LLC (PKFC) today...
What Hotels Can Learn from Retail Call Centers Part 2: Zappos
June 16, 2014
By Christine Brosnahan
This is the second article from Aspire that captures our comprehensive research on how the best-in-class retail call centers (contact...
White Lodging Implements Kaba RFID Guest Door Locks at 30 Properties
June 4, 2014
HITEC Booth #513
Why Kaba RFID Locks? White Lodging Selected Kaba Locks Based on Product, Service, and Price
MONTREAL, QC, CANADA - June 4, 2014 -...
Cendyn/ONE™ Digital Campaign for Hotel del Coronado Results in $3.3M Revenue Increase in Flat Market
June 12, 2014
Cendyn/ONE's Cloud-Based Software and Services Platform Delivers Profitable Marketing Outcome, Strong Increases Year-Over-Year Across ALL Key Performance...
Bartech Revolutionizes Manual Minibar Operations with Launch of BarTouch Management Software
New tool for hotels without automatic minibars provides web-based tracking of consumables through mobile posting solution
Las Vegas - June 10, 2014 -...
Hilton Introduces New Brand: Curio – A Collection by Hilton; Global Collection to Include SLS LV
June 2, 2014
June 02, 2014 - MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of Curio - A Collection by Hilton, including plans for the first hotels to join the...
Hotel Rush! Texas Energy Lodging Markets
by Jonathan Jaeger and Robert Van Laer
Over the past several years, new innovation and technology in the United States has been deployed in order to...
Infor Hospitality Partners With Booker
June 17, 2014
Infor to Offer Booker Online Scheduling, Powerful Reporting and Charge Posting for Spa and Activities
NEW YORK - Jun 17, 2014 - Infor, a...
$20K at The Padre Hotel in Just Seven Weeks with Flip.to
June 25, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 25, 2014 -Within only seven weeks of going live with Flip.to, The Padre Hotel has already seen nearly $20K in direct room bookings. ...
Flip.to + 3 San Diego Hotels = Love
June 24, 2014
ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 24, 2014 - "The ability to outreach to the friends and colleagues of the guest that is staying at our hotels is brilliant! Flip.to has...
Flip.to Helps Adrift Hotel Spread the Word About Their Hip New Vibe to Tens of Thousands
Owners "Amazed" at ImpactORLANDO, FL - JUNE 23, 2014 - Adrift Hotel, a formerly outdated economy beachfront motel, turned to Flip.to for a way to get the word...
Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 125; Hotel History: Martha Washington Hotel*; Quote of the Month
By Stanley Turkel, CMHS
1. Hotel History: The Martha Washington Hotel*In late August 2014, King & Grove Hotels announced that it restored the original name to...
Flip.to Announces Richard Dunbar as Teams New Director of Business Development
New York - June 24, 2014 - Flip.to is excited to announce that Richard Dunbar has joined the team as Director of Business Development. Richard will be...
Recovery Ends - Peak Performance to Persist - PKF Forecasts Record Performance for U.S. Hotels
June 2, 2014, Atlanta, Ga. – According to the recently released June 2014 edition of PKF Hospitality Research, LLC’s (PKF-HR) Hotel Horizons® forecast...
Hotel Guests Stream Their Mobile Content to TVs with New Integration from Intelity and Guest-tek™
June 19, 2014
NEW YORK – June 19, 2014 – Intelity and Guest-tek have announced a new integration that allows hotels to offer guests the ability to stream media content...
Simon Konover Company Leverages Business Intelligence; Gives GMs Reports to Achieve Plan Every Day
At HITEC Visit Aptech in Booth # 501
How Has BI Boosted Konover's Growth? GMs Track Daily Performance Against Plan, Compare Property-to-Property...
IHG Plans Multiple Dual-Branded Hotel Developments for the U.S.; 4 in Pipeline Opening by 2017
June 27, 2014
ATLANTA, June 27, 2014-- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] today announced plans for multiple dual-branded hotel...
Groupize Solutions Releases Group Booking Engine for Independent Hotels
Highgate Hotels Among the First Independent Hotel Companies to Launch New Groupize GBE Solution
Boston, MA, - June 19, 2014 Groupize Solutions has...
Dynamic Rate Marketing – Hotelier’s Powerful New Weapon to Shift Share from the OTAs
By Max Starkov
Background: For more than a hundred years, hotel marketers have used two traditional direct-response advertising techniques: lead-in rate...
Camelback Lodge & Indoor Waterpark Partners with Agilysys to Deliver Exceptional Guest Service
New Resort Selects Comprehensive Software Suite to Build Business, Streamline Complex Operation
ALPHARETTA, GA. - June 4, 2014 - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS),...
NAVIS – Complete Sales and Marketing Solution Leader – Expands With Orlando Office
June 9, 2014
At HITEC Visit NAVIS in Booth # 1329
June 23 to 26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center
NAVIS Orlando Team Provides Focused Service to Growing Eastern Client...
Operated by Highgate Hotels, the 231-room Hilton Cabana Miami Beach Set to Debut
June 19, 2014 - MIAMI BEACH, Fla. and MCLEAN, Va. - Miami Beach's newest Hilton Hotels & Resorts property, Hilton Cabana Miami Beach will proudly debut...