Food Safety Tips to Mitigate COVID-19 Risks · 8 Jul

COVID-19 has changed the way businesses operate. Now, all food service businesses (restaurants, hotels, grocery/convenience stores, etc.) must implem

Economy Extended-Stay Outpaces All Other Segments in May · 8 Jul

According to The Highland Group, economy extended-stay hotels’ average occupancy was 73.8% in May. While this was down 5.3% compared to May 2019, it

Keeping It Clean and Safe: Hard Rock International and More · 8 Jul

s the hotel industry readies for its reopening from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of companies and vendors are implementing new

Survey: 73% of Event Planners Will Run a Hybrid Event in 2020 · 8 Jul

A survey of event professionals that Etc.venues conducted during a hybrid event has revealed that almost three-quarters (73%) of them are planning a

HB Exclusive: The Crossover Between Healthcare and Hospitality · 1 Jul

During the second virtual panel from Grounded by Design, thought leaders discussed how hospitality design continues to emerge, and how now, more than

Expedia Group Media Solutions Launches $25M Relief Program · 1 Jul

Expedia Group Media Solutions, the global digital advertising organization of Expedia Group, has revealed further details on its destination relief p

Properties Transform · 30 Jun

otels around the world are adding new looks, including two Four Seasons properties.

Locke to Expand Footprint In Europe · 30 Jun

Home-meets-hotel lifestyle brand Locke has revealed a rapid expansion plan, with its first international sites slated to open over the next two years

Sonder Closes $170M Series E Fundraise · 29 Jun

Sonder has closed $170 million in new funding, increasing the company’s valuation to $1.3 billion. In the coming weeks, Sonder expects to raise addit

SevenRooms Raises $50M Series B Funding · 29 Jun

SevenRooms has raised a $50-million Series B funding round led by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG). This latest funding aims to support SevenRooms’

WTTC Provides Guidelines for Safe and Seamless Travel · 29 Jun

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has laid out its new guidelines, called Safe & Seamless Travel, including testing, tracing and following me

Why Thousands of Hotel Franchisees Are Fleeing · 26 Jun

When conversing with large numbers of hotel owners weekly and reading the social media forums, I hear the same rhetoric: Franchisees are tired, dissa

HotStats: Hotel Industry Shows Signs of Easing Into Recovery · 25 Jun

According to HotStats, the global hospitality industry appears to be coming off life support and moving to intensive care, given the extraordinary ci

36.8M Americans To Hit the Road for the Fourth · 25 Jun

Using data from its widely adopted Daily Travel Index, travel data company Arrivalist is predicting that Americans will take 36.8 million road trips

Survey: 70% of Americans Support More Stimulus for Travel Industry · 24 Jun

A new survey conducted by Morning Consult commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) found that while Americans remain hesitant

BLLA Launches the Collective Social Media Network · 24 Jun

Boutique Lifestyle Leaders Association (BLLA) has unveiled the BLLA Collective, a social media platform for boutique hotels and businesses.

Kalibri Labs: Expedia Leads in Capturing Organic Search Traffic, More Industry Trends · 24 Jun

Kalibri Labs has released updated data from its COVID-19 Industry Health Dashboard, which is designed to provide critical insights to the hotel commu

2020 AAHOA Convention to be Virtual · 23 Jun

AAHOA has revealed that its 2020 Convention & Trade Show will not proceed in person due to new health and safety guidelines for combatting COVID-19 i

With New Data, UNWTO Calls for Responsible Restart of the Sector · 23 Jun

As tourism slowly restarts in an increasing number of countries, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released new data measuring the impact of

Hotels Spruce Up in the South · 23 Jun

Hotels in the South are refreshing their spaces just in time for summer. Renovations include an update to a resort getaway and a historic property

What to Know Before Reopening Your Fitness Center · 22 Jun

The hotel fitness center has become an important part of a traveler’s stay. Guests want to keep their health routine up while they are on the road.

Anantara Introduces 'Stay With Piece of Mind' Initiative · 22 Jun

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, headquartered here, has launched its new “Stay With Piece of Mind” program, which includes enhanced health and hygie

Valor Hospitality Partners Adds Seven Hotels to Portfolio
Valor Hospitality Partners Adds Seven Hotels to Portfolio · 22 Jun

Valor Hospitality Partners Adds Seven Hotels to Portfolio - Hotel Business | Hotel BusinessATLANTA--Valor Hospitality Partners has revealed plans to

Blu Spas Offers Second Opinion Review of Development Plans
Blu Spas Offers Second Opinion Review of Development Plans · 19 Jun

With so many development plans put on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic, consultant Blu Spas has created Blu Revu to enable wellness, spa and fit

Tactical Recovery Action Plans for Hoteliers · 18 Jun

As many areas of the country looks forward to loosened restrictions and a steady push to get “back to business,” it’s important to have established,

J Street Hospitality Launches Anagram Ventures · 18 Jun

The creative and strategic team behind J Street Hospitality, a real estate investment, development, operations and asset management company specializ