Willem van der Zee new MD at Lapithus Hotel Management

Europe | 02 Feb, 2015

van der Zee previously held the position of Area Vice President Central Europe for the Rezidor Hotel Group .

Hotel Palomar San Diego names Jim Hollister as General Manager

United States | 02 Feb, 2015

Prior to joining Kimpton, Hollister spent 15 years with Wyndham, most recently as corporate GM based in Phoenix, AZ and area general manager at the US Grant and Wyndham San Diego.

Lexay Reina new Spa Director at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

United States | 02 Feb, 2015

She has worked on seven continents as a Spa Director and Health and Fitness Director for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and most recently served as Spa Director for The Boca Raton Resort and Club, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

In Memoriam - James Simkins, 1952 – 2015

Global | 02 Feb, 2015

James Simkins, who was until recently Benchmark’s COO for Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels and served a 28-year tenure with Westin, passed away on January 16th.

Steigenberger opens its first hotel in Istanbul

Turkey | 02 Feb, 2015

Offering 210 rooms and suites, the Steigenberger Hotel Istanbul Airport will be located on the European side of the city and is scheduled for completion in June 2016

New Hilton Garden Inn Istanbul Airport now open

Turkey | 02 Feb, 2015

It is the brand's seventh property in Turkey and offers 217 guest rooms.

eRevMax adds pricing power from PriceMatch

Global | 01 Feb, 2015

Platform integration gives eRevMax hotel’s subscribed to PriceMatch to access dynamic price recommendations based on the forecasted demand directly within their LIVE dashboard.

First Hyatt Place hotel opens in Western India

India | 01 Feb, 2015

Located in the fast-growing IT city of Pune, 143 kilometers from Mumbai, Hyatt Place Pune/Hinjewadi offers 117 rooms, a gym, outdoor pool and flexible function space.

Topaz selected by MetWest Terra for 3 hotels' voice reservation services

Global | 30 Jan, 2015

Potential guests call the hotels' reservation line and access Topaz Sales Professionals for Private Label Voice assistance in the Topaz Contact Center.

Maestro PMS puts housekeeping app to work for independents

Global | 30 Jan, 2015

The new app frees housekeepers from relying on legacy technology, such as in-room telephone and movie system- based options for room status updating, so they can work smarter and faster.