Global Hotel Ranking 2015: A Second Chinese Operator Climbs Into the Top 10
March 26, 2015
The takeover of the French Operator Louvre Hotels Group by the Chinese group Jin Jiang, announced at the end of 2014 and finalized at the beginning of the year...
11 Hotel Waterpark Resorts Coming in 2015: 2015 Construction Report North America
March 3, 2015
By Jeff Coy
March 3, 2015 --- Developers and waterpark-loving families alike are watching for the excitement to unfold this year --- as brand names, like...
Hotel Images Matter; An Empirical-Based Guide to Hotel Photos that Best Encourage Online Bookings
March 24, 2015
Expedia developed the following white paper as a tactical guide on the best- and worst- types of images for hoteliers to include online in order to maximize...
Flip.to Turns 33% of Guests Into Trusted Advocates for Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa
March 18, 2015
Results in a massive increase in bookings
Orlando - March 18, 2015 - With a world-class spa and red rock views, the Sedona Rouge Hotel in Arizona has...
TWO BELLMEN - An Action Comedy Debuts Today; Filmed at The JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live
March 10, 2015
Shot Entirely At The JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live -- The Film Stars Henry Simmons (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D), Miles Brown (Baby Boogaloo,...
Hotels See Increased Profits via Reinvented Room Service
March 20, 2015
After the New York Hilton Midtown announced they would be ending room service back in 2013, the industry predicted massive change with regards to in-room...
UNESCO City of Cartagena, Colombia Prepares to Welcome 15 New Hotels by 2017
March 13, 2015
CARTAGENA, March, 13 2015 -- Cartagena is becoming one of the top Latin American cities for hoteliers to set up according to data released by ProColombia, the...
Hotel Price Positioning With Strategy
March 9, 2015
By Jana Love, ProSolutions President/CEO
What ProSolutions has learned about pricing in the last 9 years while doing competitive pricing analysis for hotels is...
Can Revenue Management Resolve Conflict between GOP PAR and REV PAR as Hotel Performance Indicator?
March 27, 2015
By Ahmed Mahmoud Far in the past for the hotel industry analysis, there were two simple classic indicators used to measure the hotel performance: average...
Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 138; Hotel History: Bedford Springs Resort & Spa (1806)
March 16, 2015
My New Book: "Hotel Mavens: Lucius M. Boomer, George C. Boldt and Oscar of the Waldorf"
By Stanley Turkel, CMHS
1. Hotel History: Bedford Springs Resort &...
Want Better TripAdvisor Rankings? Do These 3 Things
March 4, 2015
To date, there You But what will it take for your property to place in the top 30 search While we believe 3 primary factors contribute to...
Top Hospitality Industry Trends for 2015
By Katie ScheerA key to longevity, success, and profitability is to stay on top of trends, and it's even more optimal to be the trendsetter. We do market...
Priceline’s Acquisition of RocketMiles Should Have Hotels Worried
by Pranav Patel
Hotel operators need to be worried about Priceline’s most recent acquisition.
Expedia’s recent acquisition of Travelocity and now...
Destination Hotels to Launch $9M Renovation/Rebranding for The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
March 25, 2015
September 2015 Completion Planned
March 25, 2015 - SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center, A Destination Hotel, will embark on a massive...
Hotel Occupancy to Hit Record High in 2015
PKF-HR Forecasts A Shift In the Drivers Of RevPAR Growth
March 16, 2015, Atlanta, Ga. - The U.S. lodging industry will continue to achieve very strong growth...
Every Booming Village Needs One and Flip.to Has A Weibel
March 5, 2015
ORLANDO, FL - March 2015 - Flip.to announces the addition of industry veteran, Jeff Weibel as its Chief Marketing Officer. Weibel was one of the original...
Let’s Keep It Real: The Truth About Hotel Meta Search
by Vikram Singh
Hotel marketing types love trends. Every day there is the same old story about a new thing that changes everything. It’s...
Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport North Gets Travel-Savvy with FlyteBoard Hotel Flight Information Display
March 31, 2015
"All Airport Properties Should Have FlyteBoard:" GM Marcus Patrick
CHICAGO, IL - March 31, 2015 - Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport North is adjacent to the busiest...
Baha Mar Opening Delayed Once Again
One week after confirming its flagship hotel would open on March 27 with three others to follow in a “phased” launch, developers of the $3.5 billion Baha...
SkyWire and DataWorks, Inc. Create Innovative New Integration that Eliminates Repetitive Data Entry
LAS VEGAS – March 18th, 2014 - Inventory management and point of sales systems, working in harmony…that’s what it takes to ensure that businesses know...
Groupize Selected as Preferred Online Group Booking Solution for GCommerce Hotel Clients
Industry trailblazers announce strategic partnership to help hotels attract more direct group business and increase conversions while reducing costs with...
Guestware Partners with iRiS Software Systems to Automate the Entire Hotel Guest Request Process
Houston, Texas - Guestware and iRiS Software Systems recently partnered to create a two-way software integration to help streamline hotel guest requests and...
4 Questions On How To Know Your Customer
March 19, 2015
By Katie ScheerGreat service organizations know how to read their customers and respond. Businesses who lose sight or misunderstand who their customers...
An April Fools Guide to Hotel Marketing
By Dave Spector
Every year, on April 1st right around 10 am, my wife will call to tell me we won the lottery! Or that she is pregnant. Or that the...
Crestline Hotels & Resorts to Manage 34 Hotels Acquired by American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust
FAIRFAX, VA - March 3, 2015 - James Carroll, President & CEO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC ("Crestline"), announced today that Crestline has assumed...