Latest Hotel Industry News


Kelly McGuire named 2016 Cornell MMH Outstanding Alumnus

2016-09-04 23:38:20 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

The award committee selected McGuire, a 2001 graduate of the MMH program, after evaluating MMH alumni on a range of criteria, including academic performance and involvement at the school as a student, career... Read more



Peter B. Mikkelsen new General Manager of the Steigenberger Hotel Cologne

2016-09-04 23:24:00 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

Mikkelsen has acquired broad based know-how at business hotels operated by Sheraton, Hilton and Rezidor and was most recently General Manager at the Radisson Blu in Warsaw. Read more



Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announces General Manager appointments in the Americas

2016-09-04 23:22:39 +0200 | Source: EHotelier

Robert Lowe moves to General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Miami and David Collas will take over as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta. Read more



Springfield Vīb Hotel Breaks Ground in Missouri

2016-09-02 15:22:25 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Best Western Hotels & Resorts celebrated its second Vb groundbreaking yesterday in Springfield, Missouri. Ron Pohl, Senior Vice President, Brand Management for Best Western Hotels & Resorts, and Terry Porter,... Read more



U.S. August Unemployment Rate Unchanged At 4.9%

2016-09-02 15:02:20 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 151,000 in August, and the unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent. Employment continued to trend up in several service-providing industries. Read more



Chateau on the Park – Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Opens

2016-09-02 14:58:48 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Formerly Chateau on the Park, this Christchurch icon is adjacent to Hagley Park, within walking distance to Christchurch Botanic Gardens and the western business district, and just a five-minute drive into the city. Read more



Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville Hotel Sold for $27 Million

2016-09-02 14:53:44 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT) announced yesterday that it has completed the sale of the 124-room Hampton Inn & Suites in Gainesville, FL for approximately $27 million in cash ($218,000 per key) to Key... Read more



The Importance of SEO for Your Hotel Website - By Ashley Proceviat

2016-09-02 14:38:38 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Did you know that 93% of online experiences begin with a search engine? People are hooked on search - no question. Read more



STR: US hotel results for week ending 27 August

2016-09-02 12:12:38 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

HENDERSONVILLE, TennesseeThe U.S. hotel industry recorded positive results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 21-27 August 2016, according to data from STR.In year-over-year comparisons, the... Read more



Applying the OTA Model to Function Space and Leverage Strategic Partnerships

2016-09-02 11:33:09 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Traditionally meetings and events are booked much further in advance as compared to the average guest room. However, with the latest event tech, meeting planners are executing and promoting more events at a faster... Read more