In the Poker Game of Hotels, Resort Fees are the Rake
In the Poker Game of Hotels, Resort Fees are the Rake — By David Eisen

HotStats Limited · 19 Jul

Nothing irks people more than paying for something they don't need or use. I once paid $50 for a pair of pants I never ended up wearing—but that's on me. I'm to blame. It's another thing altogether when you are forced to pay for a pair of pants that you didn't want in the first place.

Protests Against Puerto Rico's Governor Put Rebounding Tourism Industry to the Test

skift.com - Destinations · 18 Jul

Puerto Rico's tourism industry is back on track just shy of two years after Hurricane Maria, but the kind of civil unrest happening in San Juan this

TravelPerk completes Series C round with an additional $60M in funding

PhocusWire · 18 Jul

TravelPerk has raised about $134 million in three rounds since launching in 2015.

By October 2020, You'll Need REAL ID or Your Passport to Fly in U.S.

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 17 Jul

Beginning in Oct. 1, 2020, if your state-issued identification isn't REAL ID compliant, you will neven on a domestic flight.

GDPR Comes To California. Is Your Hotel Compliant?
GDPR Comes To California. Is Your Hotel Compliant?

Tambourine Blog · 17 Jul

Why hoteliers need to care about The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

United Airlines Profit Rises 54% to $1.05 Billion
United Airlines Profit Rises 54% to $1.05 Billion

CFO Magazine · 17 Jul

United Airlines posted quarterly earnings that beat estimates on strong domestic travel demand and the second-largest U.S. carrier raised the low end

Deal Report: Four Financing and Acquisition Announcements
Deal Report: Four Financing and Acquisition Announcements

Lodging Magazine · 17 Jul

HREC Arranges Sale of DoubleTree by Hilton San Antonio Airport HREC Investment Advisors has arranged the sale of the 291-guestroom DoubleTree by Hilt

Radisson Hotel Group Launches New Multi-Brand, Mobile-First Global Website
Radisson Hotel Group Launches New Multi-Brand, Mobile-First Global Website

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 17 Jul

Revamped mobile app to debut at the end of July 2019; Website and app to position brand as digital leader in hospitality space.

Travelport sells Travelwire brand to Dolphin Dynamics

PhocusWire · 17 Jul

U.K-based Dolphin Dynamics is looking to boost its presents in the Nordics through the acquisition of Travelwire from Travelport.

Four Seasons announces 2021 iteneraries aboard all new private aircraft

eHotelier.com · 17 Jul

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced four exclusive journeys available for guests jetting off in 2021 on its new custom-built aircraft.

Are residential smart thermostats right for your hotel?
Are residential smart thermostats right for your hotel?

Hotel Management · 16 Jul

The answer is probably not and here are six good reasons why.

Airbnb Offers Greater Price Transparency in Europe After Regulatory Threats
Airbnb Offers Greater Price Transparency in Europe After Regulatory Threats

skift Inc. · 16 Jul

Once again — and this time it's the issue of pricing transparency in alternative lodging — European regulators are out in front of their counterparts

A Record-Breaking Year for Hilton's Luxury Brand Openings

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 16 Jul

Hilton President and CEO, Chris Nassetta, announced that the hospitality giant is on track to open more luxury properties in 2019 than in any other y

PM Hotel Group Expands Portfolio With The Addition Of Hyatt Hotels Brand
PM Hotel Group Expands Portfolio With The Addition Of Hyatt Hotels Brand

Hotel Interactive · 16 Jul

PM Hotel Group, one of the nation's leading hotel management companies, is proud to announce that they have broadened their portfolio of managed bran

Travel Managers Grapple with Resort Fees as Marriott Gets Sued for Them
Travel Managers Grapple with Resort Fees as Marriott Gets Sued for Them

Business Travel News (BTN) · 16 Jul

Attorneys general in all 50 states and the District of Columbia are investigating the growing use of "drip pricing" in the hotel industry. DC Distric

Wave of change as Sheraton's new logo appears on hotels worldwide

eHotelier.com · 16 Jul

Marriott International announced the continued brand transformation efforts of its most global brand, Sheraton Hotels, as it displays the new Sherato

Hilton CEO: On track to open most luxury hotels in company history
Hilton CEO: On track to open most luxury hotels in company history

eHotelier.com · 16 Jul

Hilton to open more luxury properties in 2019 than in any previous year of its 100-year history.

Ascott expands global presence with 26 new properties across 11 countries
Ascott expands global presence with 26 new properties across 11 countries

4hoteliers.com · 16 Jul

Steady rise in recurring fee income and enlarged asset size strategically position lodging business as a growing contributor to CapitaLand's earnings

Fosun announces official Thomas Cook takeover bid
Fosun announces official Thomas Cook takeover bid

4hoteliers.com · 16 Jul

China's Fosun Group is considering nearly a billion dollar rescue of embattled British tour operator Thomas Cookㄡ

Marriott goes live with new Sheraton brand identity

hotelmarketing.com · 16 Jul

Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks has become the first property in the world to display the new Sheraton logo.

Access Point Financial Appoints New Senior Leadership Team to Accelerate Corporate Growth and Program Expansion
Access Point Financial Appoints New Senior Leadership Team to Accelerate Corporate Growth and Program Expansion

Access Point Financial, LLC · 15 Jul

Access Point Financial, LLC (APF), a leading direct lender and specialty finance company focused exclusively on the hospitality industry, today annou

Sheraton Intros New Logo at Portland Property

hotelbusiness.com · 15 Jul

Marriott International Inc. has continued brand transformation efforts of its most global brand, Sheraton Hotels, as it reveals Portland Sheraton at

Radisson signs second hotel for Algeria
Radisson signs second hotel for Algeria

Hotel Management · 15 Jul

The 184-room Radisson Hotel La Baie d'Alger in Algiers will be the first Radisson-branded hotel in the country.

Three Hotel Brands Add to Collections

hotelbusiness.com · 15 Jul

Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc., Choice Hotels and Hyatt Hotels Corporation have added properties to their collections. Here are the details: Autograph

BCD Will Participate in Qantas Channel
BCD Will Participate in Qantas Channel

Business Travel News (BTN) · 15 Jul

BCD Travel will participate in the Qantas Channel when it launches Aug. 1.