Tag: lodging

Marriott International unveils first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign

Marriott International unveils first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 01:02 0

Marriott International today announced its first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign, "Room for Possibility," spotlighting the portfolio's brands that enable business travelers the freedom to ... Read More

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:18 0

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the charitable giving arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today announced that it is ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 18:50 1

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top priority for the Washington Hospitality Association ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019 22:39 0

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ag-related destinations to grow their ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 19:15 0

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism processes, tools, structures, systems and ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14 0

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04 0

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:13 0

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar “sharing ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20 0

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just ... Read More

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:20 0

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. By ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 02:12 0

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and international trips, helping the Indian travel ... Read More

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:30 0

Salt Lake City in the state of Utah in the US is booming, with projects like the $3.6 billion redevelopment of the Salt Lake City ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019 22:47 0

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the report, the Indian traveler has come ... Read More

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

editor editor- April 15, 2019 21:15 2

A report released on behalf of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) calls on state and local government leaders to reject Airbnb’s future pursuit of ... Read More

Benchmark names Angel Quiles Director of Facilities, The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Benchmark names Angel Quiles Director of Facilities, The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:31 0

Benchmark hospitality company has named Angel Quiles, CEOE, director of facilities for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company launches new hotel brand

Indian Hotels Company launches new hotel brand

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 12, 2019 15:50 4

In a development expected by the industry for a while, the IHCL, known for the Taj brand, launched a new brand on April 12, SeleQtions. ... Read More

Marriott International opens its 7,000th property

Marriott International opens its 7,000th property

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 15:30 0

Marriott International, Inc. today celebrated the opening of its 7,000th property – The St. Regis Hong Kong. The stunning, 27-story luxury hotel, which features butler ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45 0

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:48 0

Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s first-ever and new Destination Marketing Organization, today announced that island will serve as the host for the World Travel & ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14 0

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29 3

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to ... Read More

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:59 0

It’s no surprise that Millennials love to “do it for the ‘gram.” But when it comes to travel buddies, it’s Millennials’ desire to travel with ... Read More

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 17:01 0

Ranking series of "America's Best Ecotourism Destinations" were released today. Whether it is strolling along a beach in California or spotting alligators in the Everglades, ... Read More

New Cambria hotels planned for Detroit and Portland, Maine

New Cambria hotels planned for Detroit and Portland, Maine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 00:20 0

Choice Hotels International, Inc. inked agreements with Koucar Management to develop new Cambria hotels in Detroit and Portland, Maine. The upscale hotels are slated to ... Read More

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 3, 2019 17:38 0

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In reality, this segment breaks down into at ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 21:15 1

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.62 billion in January 2019, a decrease of 3.8 percent compared to January 2018, according to ... Read More

Benchmark names new Vice President Human Resources

Benchmark names new Vice President Human Resources

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 20:03 0

Benchmark has named Christina Gregg vice president human resources. Karen Di Fulgo, Benchmark’s chief people officer, made the announcement. “It is a pleasure to welcome ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino welcomes new General Manager

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 22:10 0

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabriel Castrillon as general manager. A seasoned veteran of the Hyatt ... Read More

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