Mike Giamundo new GM at Denver Marriott Tech Center

United States | 26 Nov, 2014

Returning to the state where his hospitality career began, Giamundo first served as director of services for The Lodge at Vail in Colorado.

OpenKey launches app that opens hotel tooms with a guest’s smartphone

Global | 26 Nov, 2014

OpenKey’s open platform brings global industry standards to its mobile technology, allowing hotel owners to launch their own keyless room entry system without changing their current infrastructure.

New Castle names Matthew Mackenzie to lead historic Algonquin Resort

Canada | 26 Nov, 2014

Mackenzie previously was the general manager of the New Castle-operated Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa in Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia, during the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

Meritus Bali Seminyak Resort & Spa to open in 2016

Indonesia | 25 Nov, 2014

The resort will offer 181 guestrooms that reflect a blend of classic Balinese architecture and modern oriental interiors, with Chinois-inspired motifs.

G20 is good for the hotel business

Australia | 25 Nov, 2014

Hotels in Brisbane, Australia, achieved occupancy levels of 93.5 percent, an increase of 10.6 percent, during the week of the G20 Summit.

Accor continues expansion in Scotland with two new hotels

United Kingdom | 25 Nov, 2014

In Glasgow Accor has signed a franchise agreement with MCTH Trading Limited to open an ibis Styles and in Edinburgh, it will open a brand new 110-room Mercure hotel.

JW Marriott to open luxury private island resort in Venice

Italy | 25 Nov, 2014

Set to open in March 2015, the 266-room property has a lagoon location on its own island, with views of St Mark’s Square and La Serenissima.

Hilton Orlando appoints Dawn Walzak to Director of Sales

United States | 25 Nov, 2014

Walzak will oversee all group sales activities for the 1,400-room business and leisure hotel which encompasses more than 250,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

Two new appointments at Madeline Hotel and Residences Telluride

United States | 25 Nov, 2014

The property has announced the appointment of Duncan Hogarth as General Manager and Amanda Hess as Director of Residence Services.

Rising demand keeps Bali tourism ahead of the curve

Indonesia | 25 Nov, 2014

While overseas sentiment remains strong, the base tourism market for Bali remains that of South East Asia's largest economy - Indonesia.