Why Brexit Makes Premier Inn Owner Whitbread an Attractive Takeover Target
Why Brexit Makes Premier Inn Owner Whitbread an Attractive Takeover Target

skift.com - Hotels · 22 Aug

Unlike a lot of hotel companies, Whitbread has held onto its property portfolio. With Brexit making UK companies cheaper to buy, there'll be a few co

Choice Hotels Data Breach Could Impact 700,000 Guests
Choice Hotels Data Breach Could Impact 700,000 Guests

travelpulse.com · 21 Aug

A massive data breach of information from guests who stayed at Choice Hotels and its subsidiaries could have impacted as many as 700,000 travelers. A

InsuraGuest Announces International Sales Contract with Renowned Hotelier Roger Bloss
InsuraGuest Announces International Sales Contract with Renowned Hotelier Roger Bloss

InsuraGuest · 21 Aug

InsuraGuest, Inc., a SaaS (Software as a Service) company that has developed a proprietary InsurTech platform to deliver insurance product to end use

How small hotel brands are making a big mark in luxury travel

hotelmarketing.com · 21 Aug

Smaller hotels don't have the dollars to spend on marketing and PR, but if they perform, their guests will say so, and others will read about it onli

J Hospitality and Development Implements ProfitSword Portfolio-wide to Streamline and Enhance Data Management, Forecasting
J Hospitality and Development Implements ProfitSword Portfolio-wide to Streamline and Enhance Data Management, Forecasting

ProfitSword · 20 Aug

ProfitSword, hospitality's premier developer of business intelligence software and data integration services, has announced the implementation of its

LEVA Hotels & Resorts Launches Third Party Management Model
LEVA Hotels & Resorts Launches Third Party Management Model

LEVA Hotels & Resorts · 20 Aug

As part of its aggressive expansion strategy, LEVA Hotels & Resorts has rolled out the option of Third Party Management as an alternative to the trad

Marriott's GDPR fine - Lessons to be learned
Marriott's GDPR fine - Lessons to be learned

4hoteliers.com · 20 Aug

On August 5, 2019, Marriott International announced that it had taken a $126 million charge in the second quarter, primarily as a result of the data

Aries Capital Closes $6 Million Non-Recourse Loan For Las Vegas Hotel
Aries Capital Closes $6 Million Non-Recourse Loan For Las Vegas Hotel

Hotel Interactive · 19 Aug

Aries Capital is pleased to announce that Brandon Perdeck, Vice President in the Miami office of the Chicago-based firm, has closed a $6,000,000 brid

HRI Lodging upgrades accounting processes with Aptech
HRI Lodging upgrades accounting processes with Aptech

Hotel Management · 19 Aug

HRI installed the PVNG enterprise back-office system for integrated financial analysis and decision making at 25 hotels.

Orange Lake Resorts To Change Its Corporate Name

Lodging Magazine · 19 Aug

Orange Lake Country Club, Inc. announced that it is changing its name to Holiday Inn Club Vacations Incorporated to align with its growing vacation o

Southeast Asia Startup RedDoorz Raises US$115m
Southeast Asia Startup RedDoorz Raises US$115m

RedDoorz · 19 Aug

RedDoorz, Southeast Asia's largest and fastest-growing hotel management and booking platform, announced today it raised US$70 million as first close

Why Second-Generation Real Estate is Becoming First Pick
Why Second-Generation Real Estate is Becoming First Pick

Modern Restaurant Management · 19 Aug

Opening a business that requires a brick and mortar location, whether it be a storefront or restaurant, can be a stressful, drawn-out process. When d

Hospitality Financial Leadership - Top 10 Hotel Budget Review Tips
Hospitality Financial Leadership - Top 10 Hotel Budget Review Tips — By David Lund

The Hotel Financial Coach · 19 Aug

When you are reviewing a hotel budget you want to ask the right questions—the ones that will yield the biggest treasure. You see, the game of budgets in most hotel companies where the corporate or regional master needs to approve the plan before it is presented to the owner, is a game of under promise now and hopefully over deliver next year. Some people I know call this the practice of sandbagging. It is not mean or deceitful, rather it is a game. If you are asleep at the switch when you are doing the review, well, that is your problem.

Fazoli's New Design Includes Kiosks, Mobile Order Pickup Counter
Fazoli's New Design Includes Kiosks, Mobile Order Pickup Counter

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 19 Aug

The brand is developing two new smaller double drive-thru prototype designs.

Freddy's Finds Efficiencies in Accounting
Freddy's Finds Efficiencies in Accounting

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 19 Aug

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers saves time and opens 13 locations, without expanding accounting team.

NSW to review into The Star redevelopment decision
NSW to review into The Star redevelopment decision

hotelmanagement.com.au · 19 Aug

The Star's proposed redevelopment at its Sydney flagship venue may be back on the table after the NSW Government said it was set on conducting a revi

Nobu Now Sees Lodging as Its 'Speedboat

skift.com - Hotels · 19 Aug

With 18 hotels signed, opened, or under construction, Nobu Hotels is growing its hotel portfolio rapidly. But the chain is focused only on major glob

Is the U.S. GDP a Reliable Tool for Hotel Business Decision Making?
Is the U.S. GDP a Reliable Tool for Hotel Business Decision Making?

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 19 Aug

Understanding the macro-environment and being ahead of the curve (i.e. before the data provides hard evidence of such in hindsight) in such capacity

Leveraging Spa Culture to Achieve Hotel Asset Management Objectives
Leveraging Spa Culture to Achieve Hotel Asset Management Objectives

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 19 Aug

Asset managers have responsibility for both managing an investment and overseeing physical assets. Finding the highest and best use of a property is

How should my hotel market to "Bleisure" travelers?

hotelmarketing.com · 19 Aug

Don't overthink it. Marketing to bleisure travelers can mimic your normal marketing efforts.

How to plan and manage zero-based expenses

eHotelier.com · 18 Aug

It's not rocket science - it's just being organized and having a list. With that list, you're going to know what you need, what to order and if need

Marriott introduces dynamic pricing for Bonvoy award bookings

hotelmarketing.com · 18 Aug

Marriott is set to make significant changes to the way that its Bonvoy loyalty members pay for award nights with points.

SEC Charges 1 Global CFO in Fraud Scheme
SEC Charges 1 Global CFO in Fraud Scheme

CFO Magazine · 16 Aug

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the former chief financial officer of 1 Global Capital with defrauding retail investors.

Why Hotel Revenue Managers Must Become Control Freaks
Why Hotel Revenue Managers Must Become Control Freaks

EyeforTravel · 16 Aug

In the hotel industry, the pressure is enough to send even the most laid-back lobby boy scuttling for cover in an empty suite! Margins are tighter th

Take a Spin on National Roller Coaster Day
Take a Spin on National Roller Coaster Day

Marriott on the Move · 16 Aug

In our quest to be the world’s favorite travel company, Marriott International has dabbled in a variety of businesses over the years, from airline ca

Orange Lake Country Club, Inc. Changes Corporate Name To Holiday Inn Club Vacations Incorporated
Orange Lake Country Club, Inc. Changes Corporate Name To Holiday Inn Club Vacations Incorporated

Hotel Interactive · 16 Aug

Orange Lake Country Club, Inc., one of the largest and most popular vacation ownership companies in the U.S., today announced that it is changing its