TripAdvisor expands its instant booking marketplace to nine more countries

TripAdvisor instant booking is now fully rolled out across 11 countries, following the launch of instant booking in the U.S. and U.K., with a global rollout expected in the first half of 2016.
By |February 5th, 2016|

ONYX Hospitality Group to accelerate regional growth of OZO and Shama

ONYX Hospitality Group and Singapore Hospitality Holdings enter strategic alliance to accelerate the growth of OZO and Shama across Asia Pacific and Middle East - Joint venture targets the opening of 46 additional OZO and Shama properties by 2024.
By |February 4th, 2016|

IHG builds on commitment to responsible business practices with launch of IHG Foundation

Initial beneficiaries include CARE International UK, Goodwill Industries International, Youth Career Initiative, British Red Cross and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust .
By |February 4th, 2016|

Starwood’s Speciality Select brands on New York growth spurt

Collectively, Starwood’s Aloft, Element and Four Points Brands will add ten new hotels in New York State by the end of 2018.
By |February 3rd, 2016|

Airbnb users spent $2.4 billion on lodging in the U.S. over past year

More than 55% of that $2.4 billion was spent in five U.S. cities: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, and Boston according to a from CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research.
By |February 3rd, 2016|

Hilton celebrates 2015 winners of CEO Light & Warmth Awards, the company’s highest honor

The 2015 CEO Light & Warmth Award Winners recognize exceptional Team Members and franchisee employees who embody the core values of founder Conrad Hilton.
By |February 3rd, 2016|

Priceline.com rolls out fresh strategy, user experience

The travel company overhauls user experience; doubles properties available to book; builds faster, easier to use, cross-platform product.
By |February 2nd, 2016|

Forecast continued growth through 2017 for U.S. hotels

STR and Tourism Economics is projecting healthy RevPAR growth in 2016, and RevPAR will continue to be driven by room rate.
By |February 2nd, 2016|

Starwood to source 100% cage-free eggs

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to source 100% of its eggs from cage-free chickens across its supply chain by 2020.
By |February 2nd, 2016|

AccorHotels signs The Code in the U.S. to combat child abuse and trafficking

AccorHotels reinforces its commitment against the sexual exploitation of children alongside ECPAT USA by signing the Code of Conduct in the U.S. during Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
By |February 2nd, 2016|