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The Benefits of Being A Digital Leader Vs. Laggard – By Madigan Pratt

A recent study conducted by McKinsey & Company shows companies at the forefront of using digital tools including social media to engage consumers along the purchase decision journey are gaining a significant advantage over their competitors. It's … [Read more...]

Hainan Airlines to launch three new non-stop US routes

As part of a large scale expansion in North America, China’s Hainan Airlines has announced it plans to begin three new non-stop routes between the United States and China. Service will be inaugurated from Silicon Valley’s Norman Y. Mineta San Jose … [Read more...]

Host Hotels and Resorts (HST) – Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

They now have a "market outperform" rating on the stock. 2/20/2015 - Host Hotels and Resorts had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank from $20.00 to $21.00. … [Read more...]

Opening This Month: New Hotels for March 2015

Finding a hotel room is easy. Simply go on the Internet or use your smartphone and voila! You're booked. … [Read more...]

IHG to Develop 10 Hotels in Germany by 2019

InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the signing of its latest multiple development agreement to develop 10 hotels in Germany by 2019 with first time franchisee for the company, Interstar. IHG's growth strategy continues to gain momentum in … [Read more...]

Global Pioneer Sheraton Hotels Anticipates Another Strong Year of Growth

On Track to Cross the 500th hotel milestone in 2016, Sheraton will Open 20 Hotels this year and Launch in New Markets including Sri Lanka and Romania ) today announced its iconic Sheraton brand continues to power ahead across the globe with at least … [Read more...]

Moxy Hotels Projects 150 Hotels And 25,000 Rooms By 2020

Marriott International yesterday officially announces plans to open 2,700 Moxy hotel rooms in key cities throughout Europe by end 2016. With a goal of 150 Moxy hotels and 25,000 rooms by 2020, the company expects to sign at least 4,200 rooms in 2015 … [Read more...]

Planning For Travel To All Points Of Australia

Hotels in Australia     An Overview of Australia for Travelers Australia is a very unique country geographically as well as a hot spot for tourist. Here is some info on Australia if you are thinking about heading down under. Australia is … [Read more...]

Summary from Day 2 of The 18th International Hotel Investment Forum

HFTP is the premier global professional association serving members in hospitality careers. Since 1952, HFTP's mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, … [Read more...]

DoubleTree Suites Downtown Salt Lake City Sold to HRI Properties

The 241-room DoubleTree Suites hotel is located at 110 West 600 South Street and features approximately 6,014 square feet of flexible meeting space as well as a business center, indoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, guest laundry, 207 on-site … [Read more...]

ITB Berlin 2015: Four Seasons Resort Dubai to welcome World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

After an exhaustive search of some of the finest properties in the region, World Travel Awards has revealed Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach will host the Middle East Gala Ceremony 2015. The World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony … [Read more...]

Casino mogul Steve Wynn’s slander lawsuit against Jim Chanos got slapped down hard

Steve Wynn, president and CEO of Wynn Resorts, speaks at the panel titled "Steve Wynn on Building and Sustaining Great Customer Service" at the 2008 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, April 29, 2008. A California judge … [Read more...]

Low-Budget Motel 6 Gets In on Lodging Boom

Record sales prices for luxury properties and an explosion of lifestyle brands have marked the recent hotel boom. But a low-budget staple is enjoying some of the industry's strongest growth. … [Read more...]

The Future of Chinese Travel.

InterContinental Hotels Group has partnered with Oxford Economics to publish one of the most comprehensive studies into the Chinese travel market ever undertaken; The report reveals the scale of the opportunity for global travel destinations to … [Read more...]