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Panda Restaurant Group Selects Infor’s Restaurant Expense Management Reporting in the Cloud

NEW YORK – Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced that Panda Restaurant Group — the parent company of the largest family-owned and operated Asian dining concept in the U.S., Panda Express — has selected Infor Expense Management (XM) to a...

STR: U.S. hotel results for week ending 16 October

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee - U.S. hotel occupancy reached its highest level since mid-August, while room rates dipped from the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through 16 October. 10-16 October 2021 (percentage change from comparable wee...

Inauguration of the Spark Hospitality Digital Center

The global Spark innovation sphere by Les Roches has grown rapidly in a year, attracting important partners. Spark is specifically aimed at supporting promising projects in the field of hospitality through its platforms deployed on the academic inst...

New International Border Openings Set to Accelerate Lift in Business Travel

Alexandria, VA – Optimistic and tangible signs of recovery in the business travel sector could be seen over the past month. In the latest poll from TheGlobal Business Travel Association (GBTA), half (52%) of industry respondents reported more optimi...

Why Your Hotel Marketing Strategy Should Include PR and How to Use It Effectively

The hotel industry is more competitive than ever before. There are more properties today than there were even just a few years ago, and thanks to things like travel restrictions, those hotels are vying for the same customers. To stand out, you must ...

Home2 Suites by Hilton Phoenix Avondale Opens October 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Home2 Suites by Hilton Phoenix Avondale. Designed for travelers who want to maintain their normal routine, the hotel features 127 suites ...

Preferred Hotel Group Celebrates Annual Independent Hotel Day With Announcement Of 2021 I Prefer Members’ Choice Award Winners

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA – Today, Preferred Hotel Group kicked off its annual celebration of Independent Hotel Day by declaring the winners of its 2021 I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards. The ultra-luxurious Atelier Playa Mujeres in Cancun, Mexico, wa...

Amara Resort and Spa Completes Multimillion-Dollar Renovation

Known as one of Northern Arizona's top resorts, Amara Resort and Spa is continuing to elevate the hospitality scene in Sedona with the completion of a multimillion-dollar renovation en compassing all 100 guestrooms and public spaces, including the r...

Meet The World’s Best Employers 2021

In anticipation of what’s expected to be a busy holiday shopping season, retailers already strapped for talent have been announcing plans to hire seasonal workers. Meanwhile, Target last month said it would scale back its holiday hiring, not because...

Curator Hotel & Resort Collection Welcomes Four New Member Hotels to Growing Portfolio

BETHESDA, Md - Announced today, Curator Hotel & Resort Collection (“Curator”) added four new properties to its inspiring collection of unique, independent hotels and resorts. The new additions mark the Collection’s first properties in the popular tr...

Accor Participating in HRS’ Green Stay Initiative

PARIS & COLOGNE, Germany - HRS, the leading global corporate lodging platform, announced the addition of Accor properties, a world leading hospitality group, in HRS’ new Green Stay Initiative. This decision provides analytical and time-saving benefi...

Highgate Increases Investment In Sustainability Initiatives

NEW YORK, Oct. 2Highgate, a leader in global real estate investment and hotel management, is announcing an upgrade to 100% renewable electricity, beginning with a majority of its select service properties as well as seventeen full-service hotels. Th...

“Local Voices, Global Stories”: a Podcast that Gives a Voice to the Talents Shaping the Hospitality of Tomorrow

Accor launches a podcast diving into the stories of the people, places and initiatives from around the world that are shaping the hospitality of tomorrow, creating new innovative and meaningful experiences. Discover the voices of the passionate and ...

Why do restaurants need to offer vegan food on their menu?

When it comes to culinary trends, vegan is one that has seen a dramatic increase over the past decade and even more so over the past few years. Health-conscious consumers and animal rights supporters from all around the world are dedicated to follow...

Ideas To Overcome The Current US Employment Conundrum

Today’s employment environment is like nothing we have experienced before. The last pandemic happened in 1918, with a very different labour and economic atmosphere. There are no easy answers to a vast number of questions and nuanced circumstances. T...

CGI+ Real Estate Strategies to Deliver First Institutional Quality Hotel to Los Angeles Miracle Mile

Woodland Hills, CA - CGI+ Real Estate Strategies has received full entitlements and will begin development on a major hotel/multifamily/retail multi-use project at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles’s Miracle Mi...

Positive Outlook for U.S. Airline Industry

As COVID-19 restrictions eased and vaccination rates increased in many places across the world, people were eager to make up for lost time by booking trips to see family, cross off bucket-list destinations, and satisfy their wanderlust. Of course, t...

Putting Power Back In The Right Hands

For the last decade, the hotel booking industry has been dominated by a few large companies that have failed to innovate and understand what's important to their customers and to the hotels they represent. Instead, people looking to book hotels have...

Return to your favorite museums with Airbnb Experiences and Made By Us

As guests return to cities, Airbnb and Made By Us have partnered together to curate a wishlist of new Airbnb Experiences created by museums, theatres, archives and more nationwide Participating organizations will include the National Archives Founda...

UNWTO, WTTC & WTM Ministers’ Summit commits to Investing in Tourism’s Sustainable Future

The summit is the largest annual gathering of tourism ministers and will take place on Tuesday 2nd November during WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry. Ministers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and experts are invited to ...

How Hotel Revenue Strategists Define Success When the Data Turns Upside Down

DALLAS — Measuring success in revenue management has long relied on things like year-over-year comparisons and gauging market share to show a long-term growth trajectory, but how can companies do that when the data they rely on is following patterns...

Old School Ideas Can Have Big Impact

Many years ago, my daughter and I were in our basement, and she found an old typewriter. She looked at it with amazement and asked, “Dad, what’s this?” I explained it was what we used before computers and keyboards were invented. We would type lette...

Hilton Introduces Industry-Leading Tech Enhancements, Improving Guest Experience

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton today announced the latest in a series of technology innovations that enhance the guest experience across the company’s 18 world-class hotel brands. In a first for a major hospitality company, Digital Key Share will allow more t...

Hilton Ranked #3 Workplace in the World

For the sixth year in a row, Hilton has been recognized for its exceptional workplace culture and named as one of the World’s Best Workplaces by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work. Hilton ranked #3 on the list of the top 25 companies and remai...

Why Hoteliers are Turning to PMS Technology to Fill Gaps in Labor and Overall Operations

Hoteliers need a hand. As the ongoing labor shortage continues to limit hoteliers’ ability to operate at a high level, many of them have turned to technology to fill operational gaps. Technology’s ultimate purpose is to simplify complicated, time co...