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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Marriott Resort Fee Lawsuit Puts New Target on Long-Held Hotel Industry Practice

skift.com - Hotels · 15 Jul

Do not think that this lawsuit only matters to Marriott. Competitors are keeping a close eye on the case, knowing they could be next. The industry ha

Accor pledged higher broiler chicken welfare in Europe

eHotelier.com · 15 Jul

Accor announced that the Group has adopted the European Chicken Commitment* and has committed to reach the higher welfare standards by 2026 for 100%

Marriott CEO addresses lawsuit over controversial resort fees

hotelmarketing.com · 15 Jul

With the long-held practice of charging customers a resort fee being investigated, the lawsuit will have repercussions across the industry.

A Look at Recent Hotel Funding Deals

hotelbusiness.com · 12 Jul

Hotel companies are seeking loans and refinancing properties. Some recent deals include PMZ Realty Capital LLC, HFS Financial and JLL.

Thomas Cook Plans $940 Million Rescue With Fosun as Breakup Looms

skift.com - Travel Services · 12 Jul

The news isn't great for shareholders but it does offer some encouragement to employees and anyone who has booked a flight or holiday this summer.

StayPlease Raises Funds to Expand 'Slack for Hotels': Travel Startup Funding This Week

skift.com - Digital · 12 Jul

This week's travel startups, including Sonder, StayPlease, and Bolt, released a series of funding announcements, many of them for undisclosed amounts

Visa Policies Fail to Keep Up With India's Growing Travel Market

skift.com - Destinations · 12 Jul

Most countries are still prejudiced against the Indian passport. That's a shame. Indian travelers are a legitimate, growing source for the global tou

Northside Consulting: Excellence in New Hotel Openings
Northside Consulting: Excellence in New Hotel Openings

4hoteliers.com · 11 Jul

Northside Consulting is reinventing the process of opening new properties with a state-of-the-art management approach that makes it smoother, more ef

IHG signs second Voco for Saudi Arabia
IHG signs second Voco for Saudi Arabia

Hotel Management · 11 Jul

When it opens early next year, the Voco Makkah will be the company's fourth hotel in Islam's holiest city.

NAACP report: scant progress toward exec parity at hotels
NAACP report: scant progress toward exec parity at hotels

Hotel Management · 11 Jul

The organization's diversity report put Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott and Wyndham under the microscope for its latest analysis and "report card."

Follow the Money: Firms Finance Three Hotel Projects
Follow the Money: Firms Finance Three Hotel Projects

hotelbusiness.com · 11 Jul

Sonnenblick-Eichner Company, Cronheim Hotel Capital (CHC) and Knighthead Funding LLC are financing projects in California, Georgia and Massachusetts.

Follow the Money: Firms Finance Four Projects

hotelbusiness.com · 11 Jul

Sonnenblick-Eichner Company, Cronheim Hotel Capital (CHC) and Knighthead Funding LLC are financing projects in California, Georgia and Massachusetts.

Boutique Rental Brand Sonder Raises Another $225 Million

skift.com - Digital · 11 Jul

Sonder's hotel-style serviced apartments operate in that sweet spot between Airbnb homeshares and full-on hotels. There are, of course, plenty of riv