Choice Hotels announces expanded parental leave and caretaking benefits

By enhancing the benefits on offer to employees, Choice is hoping to attract and retain the top talent in the industry, according to the company CEO, Steve Joyce.

By |September 30th, 2016|

Morgans Hotel Group shareholders vote to approve acquisition by sbe

sbe is expecting to close on the transcation in the fourth quarter of 2016.

By |September 30th, 2016|

Good news for regional hoteliers

Demand in key regional markets in Australia more than doubled during the first half of 2016 compared to same period last year, which contrasts with the slower growth rate for the top five major city markets in the same period.

By |September 29th, 2016|

Hilton on target to reach 100th hotel in Latin America this year

Hilton now has more than 16,000 rooms trading across a portfolio of more than 90 hotels and resorts in Latin America, and boasts a robust pipeline of more than 50 projects throughout the region.

By |September 29th, 2016|

Global spa services market to reach US$154.6 billion by 2022

Growth of the market is fostered by factors such as increasingly hectic lifestyles, rising wellness tourism, rising demand from teenagers, improving standards of living, and rising popularity of spa among male customers.

By |September 28th, 2016|

Best Western launches SureStay Hotels as a new ‘white label’ franchise

Three SureStay brands will give Upper Economy & Midscale owners access to BW’s global Infrastructure infrastructure and distribution channels. Initial projections for SureStay’s growth have 150 hotels online within three years and 800 by 2026.

By |September 28th, 2016|

New Artistry Hotel brand launched by industry veterans

Artistry Hotels is a new, full-service, independent boutique hotel brand in the “new luxury” segment that aims to deliver artful and imaginative experiences reflective of each property’s location.

By |September 28th, 2016|

Conference venue industry expected to maintain growth

A new trends report, the only one which focuses on small meetings-focused venues industry-wide, indicates that IACC members have improved revenue, occupancy, rate and profit over the previous year.

By |September 28th, 2016|

Union representing workers at Trump Hotel Las Vegas calls for national boycott of Trump businesses

#BoycottTrump campaign aims to bring Donald Trump to the negotiating table to honors the Trump Hotel Las Vegas's legal duty to bargain with the union.

By |September 28th, 2016|

AccorHotels launches new brand JO&JOE

JO&JOE aims to blend the best of private-rental, hostel and hotel formats, with AccorHotels planning to expand rapidly by opening 50 venues by 2020 in destinations popular with Millennials.

By |September 27th, 2016|