HM on location: AH&LA, AAHOA head to Capitol Hill
HM on location: AH&LA, AAHOA head to Capitol Hill

Hotel Management · 11 Sep

The two hotel groups plan to spend their time with lawmakers addressing short-term rentals, renewing Brand USA and online booking scams.

Americans Strongly Support Reforming Federal Law To Rein In Illegal Short-Term Rentals

Lodging Magazine · 11 Sep

Washington, D.C. - According to a new national survey, Americans overwhelmingly support amending federal law to remove loopholes used by short-term r

Anbang Sells Its U.S. Luxury Hotels to South Korea's Mirae for $5.8 Billion

skift.com - Hotels · 11 Sep

Anbang bought the U.S. trophy hotels for $5.5 billion in 2016 and now offloads it to Mirae for a little moseems a good price for the South Korean fir

Townhouse Hotel Miami Beach Moves Back Office to the Cloud for Multi-Property Accounting
Townhouse Hotel Miami Beach Moves Back Office to the Cloud for Multi-Property Accounting

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 11 Sep

Cloud computing allows hotel to toggle between its two properties, instantly upload separate general ledger entries, and creates ownership reports di

The Bethesdan Hotel joins Hilton's Tapestry Collection
The Bethesdan Hotel joins Hilton's Tapestry Collection

Hotel Management · 10 Sep

The 270-room property will be the collection's first in Maryland.

Seal the Deal: A Look at Six Hotel Transactions

hotelbusiness.com · 9 Sep

Transactions are happening across the industry with acquisitions, financings and sales taking place. Here's some of the recent deals from Trinity Inv

Datalex to Lose Lufthansa Tech Contract After Management Fiasco

skift.com - Digital · 9 Sep

Airline tech vendor Datalex had a spectacular accounting meltdown in 2018. Lufthansa, its largest customer, wants to kill its contract. Meanwhile, Da

Fuel Mobile App Expands Mobile Access Options Through Integration with Onity DirectKey System
Fuel Mobile App Expands Mobile Access Options Through Integration with Onity DirectKey System

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 9 Sep

Feature-rich mobile application for independent properties adds cost-effective digital key capabilities for hotels with Onity locking systems.

Russia Is Relaxing Its Restrictive Visa Regimes for Tourists: Why Now?

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Sep

Russia wants to be seen as a global power and attract all the foreign investment that comes with that. After years of restrictive visa regimes, it se

Squeezed by Google, TripAdvisor switches up media strategy

hotelmarketing.com · 9 Sep

As Google ramps up its own travel offerings, online travel agencies are beginning to change up their strategies in retaliation.

With this insurance platform, hotels can cut down on liability
With this insurance platform, hotels can cut down on liability

hotelbusiness.com · 7 Sep

SALT LAKE CITY--Technology can streamline any number of hotel operations these days. From booking to marketing to housekeeping to guest services to a

Putting Hotel Fees Under a Legal Microscope
Putting Hotel Fees Under a Legal Microscope

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 5 Sep

A lawsuit in the nation's capital calls resort fees "a straight-forward price deception case."

Why hoteliers need the tools to think like asset managers
Why hoteliers need the tools to think like asset managers

eyefortravel.com · 5 Sep

A hotel is more than just a piece of real estate. It is a large, complex organism, founded on human experience and generating different and, often, f

RLH Corp. to sell 3 hotels for $64M as it focuses on franchising
RLH Corp. to sell 3 hotels for $64M as it focuses on franchising

Hotel Management · 5 Sep

RLH Corp.'s CEO Greg Mount said the transactions come as the company shifts its focus toward franchise and branding strategy.

BPM & Co. buys N.M. Holiday Inn Express for $8.8M
BPM & Co. buys N.M. Holiday Inn Express for $8.8M

Hotel Management · 4 Sep

The property is located a little over 30 miles northwest of Santa Fe, N.M., and less than 2 miles from the Los Alamos Airport.

Airbnb gets new power to inform on rivals when they are scofflaws

hotelmarketing.com · 4 Sep

New Airbnb settlements with Boston and Miami Beach legitimize alternative accommodations in those cities, but also give the home-sharing giant new le

A Trio of Hospitality Deals

hotelbusiness.com · 3 Sep

From investments to acquisitions to sales, companies are making deals across the globe. Here's a look at the recent news from Sansiri PLC, HVS and Cr

Cox & Kings Contemplates Sale of Meininger Hotels

skift.com - Hotels · 2 Sep

Given Cox & Kings' well-publicized financial struggles, offloading the Meininger hybrid hotel/hostel chain makes sense. There will likely be plenty o

Enterprise Execs Discuss Connectivity & Global Growth Plans
Enterprise Execs Discuss Connectivity & Global Growth Plans

Business Travel News (BTN) · 29 Aug

As Enterprise Holdings closed the books on its 2019 fiscal year last month, president and COO Christine Taylor and SVP of business rental sales and i

Incrementality Reporting for DMOs: Proving Results to Stakeholders
Incrementality Reporting for DMOs: Proving Results to Stakeholders

Expedia Media Solutions - Blog · 29 Aug

The question, "Is my advertising working?" has existed for as long as marketing has. But, even with an uptick in revenue following an ad campaign, it

eDreams Odigeo urges investors to stick around

hotelmarketing.com · 29 Aug

eDreams believes it has developed a long-term recipe for success but needs time to realize those gains.

Independents: Be even savvier and thorough than before

hotelmarketing.com · 29 Aug

With metrics floundering and the economy softening, independents need to be savvier and more attractive both to guests and potential employees.

Mews grabs $33M to modernize hotel administration

hotelmarketing.com · 29 Aug

Mews believes it's time to rethink how hotels work in a more modern digital context, especially on the administrative side.

Delayed Sydney hotel tower project ready to proceed

hotelmanagement.com.au · 28 Aug

Tourism Accommodation Australia has praised NSW Planning Minister for ensuring the progression of a key Sydney hotel development to the Detailed Plan

Thomas Cook to sell majority stake to China's Fosun

hotelmarketing.com · 28 Aug

Troubled travel firm Thomas Cook says it has agreed a rescue deal with investor Fosun Tourism, its banks and a majority of its bondholders.

Radisson signs deal for serviced apartments in Turkey
Radisson signs deal for serviced apartments in Turkey

Hotel Management · 27 Aug

The Radisson Residences Avrupa Tem Istanbul will open by the end of the year.