Skift Forum Asia: Agoda's CEO Looks to Homesharing for That Competitive Edge

skift.com - Digital · 23 May

The Singapore-based online travel agency is focused on expanding outside of Asia through the marketing of non-hotel accommodations on its site. This

Chatham Lodging Trust sells two Pennsylvania hotels for $10M

Hotel Management · 21 May

The REIT sold the 105-room Courtyard by Marriott Altoona and the 86-key SpringHill Suites by Marriott Pittsburgh Washington.

Tourism employees demand 320% salary increase

Hospitality Times · 21 May

Employees in the Tourism industry are demanding a 320% salary increase iin the ongoing salary negotiations in Harare.

Thomas Cook Hotel Investments grows to nine properties with three new acquisitions

4hoteliers.com · 21 May

Thomas Cook announces that its hotel fund, Thomas Cook Hotel Investments (TCHI), has acquired a further three properties, including one of the compan

Goldman Is in Talks to Buy B&B Hotels for $2.2 Billion

skift.com - Hotels · 20 May

PAI Partners has been attempting to offload the budget hotel brand for some time, having bought the French hotelier in 2016.

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell Encore Boston Harbor to MGM

Hotel Management · 20 May

The two companies are in talks to switch ownership of the $2.6 billion project, which is scheduled to open next month.

Traveler Tracking Service for Tax & Finance Launches Four Traveler-Facing Apps
Traveler Tracking Service for Tax & Finance Launches Four Traveler-Facing Apps

Business Travel News (BTN) · 20 May

Traveler tracking specialist Voyage Manager has launched four apps aimed at corporate travelers to complement the web tools it provides for travel, f

MGM Might Pay $800 Million in Shooting Settlement

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 20 May

MGM resorts might have to pay nearly $800 million to settle liability lawsuits for the shooting that took place at the property's Mandalay Bay in 201

Google's travel ambitions could mean a bad trip For Trivago and TripAdvisor

hotelmarketing.com · 20 May

Google's move this month to combine its travel-related products - including the Google Trips mobile app, Google Flights, and Google hotels search - i

How Google is building for the new consumer journey

hotelmarketing.com · 20 May

Google has introduced three new bidding strategies for Google Ads advertisers that offer more flexibility than Smart Bidding.

How to get a fuller picture of your competitors' room rates

hotelmarketing.com · 20 May

Not all room rates are created equal. As travellers, we understand this. Yet, when rate shopping as revenue managers, we can sometimes overlook this

Brent Hoberman: Travel firms have no excuse for not innovating

hotelmarketing.com · 19 May

Speaking at Phocuswright Europe in Amsterdam this week, Hoberman said he is "hugely disappointed" by the lack of innovation that has taken place sinc

A new way of thinking about your PMS: the API first approach

hotelmarketing.com · 19 May

Legacy PMSs make it difficult and costly to connect all systems. Even some modern, cloud-based PMSs aren't developed in a way that makes connectivity

Amazon now sells flight tickets in India

hotelmarketing.com · 19 May

Amazon has partnered with local travel service ClearTrip to add a flight-booking option to its payment service - Amazon Pay - in India.

TripAdvisor to woo advertisers outside travel and hospitality

hotelmarketing.com · 19 May

The company is planning to use the depth of information it has learned about its consumers to attract advertisers beyond travel and hospitality marke

Dorint Hotels & Resorts extends its partnership with HotelREZtm after 60 successful years in the hospitality industry

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts Travel Blog · 17 May

Leading hotel representation, sales, marketing and distribution provider HotelREZ deepens its successful two year partnership with leading hospitalit

Preventing Fraud Is Still a Problem for Travel Managers

skift.com - Travel Services · 17 May

Beyond employees getting wasted or buying forbidden flight upgrades with their corporate cards, the fear of large-scale data breaches has travel mana

Indian Hotels Signs $600 Million Investment Partnership With Singapore's GIC
Indian Hotels Signs $600 Million Investment Partnership With Singapore's GIC

Hotel Online · 17 May

Tata-group owned Indian Hotels Co Ltd (IHCL), which runs the Taj luxury hotel chain, on Friday signed a strategic partnership with Singapore's sovere

Amazon Launches Flight Bookings in India in a SuperApp Strategy

skift.com - Digital · 16 May

A shoe just dropped. Amazon is stepping into travel again. It may offer travel products in all sizes once it really gets going.

Air Italy COO Calls Open Skies Allegations 'Nonsense

Business Travel News (BTN) · 16 May

Air Italy has continued to build its North American service this year, launching nonstop service between Milan and Toronto in recent weeks. Its growt

My Place Continues U.S. Expansion

hotelbusiness.com · 16 May

My Place Hotels of America has opened two properties and broken ground on another recently.

Vacation Ownership: Hilton Grand Vacations Expands in NYC, More...

hotelbusiness.com · 16 May

Hotel Business is following the latest happenings in the vacation ownership segment. Hilton Grand Vacations, RCI, Interval International and Simone G

Thomas Cook Tries to Stem the Bleeding After $1.9 Billion Loss

skift.com - Travel Services · 16 May

Announcing such a big loss is not a good look for any company, but Thomas Cook management will be hoping they've got all of the bad news out at once

PhocusWire Digest: Online travel lures Amazon; Startup focus on Frontdesk

Web In Travel (WIT) · 16 May

This was Morgan Stanley’s estimate of gains for Amazon should it enter the online travel space. The report for investors also told of the impact Amaz

Culture and Communication are Key Components in My Place's Growth Strategy

Lodging Magazine · 16 May

In 2019, single-brand hotel companies like My Place Hotels are becoming increasingly rare. Over the past few years, the industry has seen similar bra

People, Reports, and Numbers: The Who and What of Restaurant Financials

Modern Restaurant Management · 16 May

Tracking numbers may be the part of your business that you are most afraid of, or the most bored by. The fact of the matter though is that you will b