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|

Hilton honors top franchise owners in the Americas

Awards are presented in five categories across the company’s portfolio of hotels, including: Developer of the Year, Best Conversion, Deal of the Year, Outstanding Achievement and Lifetime Achievement.

By |September 27th, 2016|

Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels & Resorts introduce Two Roads Hospitality

Comprised of Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Destination Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts, Two Roads Hospitality is an operator of independent, boutique and lifestyle hotels with more than 95 properties in eight countries, and approximately $2 billion in total property revenues under management.

By |September 27th, 2016|

West Elm expands into hospitality with West Elm Hotels

As part of West Elm's ongoing commitment and relationship with makers around the world, each West Elm hotel will feature local design elements that celebrate community and reflect traditional décor, handicraft, cuisine and culture from the region.

By |September 27th, 2016|

Benchmark and Gemstone unveil new company, four distinct brands

The launch of the combined companies, to be known as “BENCHMARK”, will include over 70 hotels, resorts and conference centers, 8,000 guestrooms, 10,000 employees and a combined management team of hospitality executives from both companies.

By |September 26th, 2016|