Two U.S. funds acquire Brazilian hotel giant

Funds managed by U.S. investment groups Soros Fund Management and Tao Capital Partners...

Two Venice Lido landmarks to be renovated

U.S. investor Hines Real Estate Investment Trust plans to lead a US$380 renovation...

What's Hot: London Marriott updates meeting spaces

These days, every space in a hotel is a vital part of the design statement, and...

Club Med to offer circus activities for guests

Club Med and Cirque du Soleil have partnered to launch Club Med Creactive by Cirque...

News in brief: Starwood Capital, Hilton Worldwide, Shangri-La

Starwood Capital acquires Spanish loan portfolio: In partnership with Sankaty AdvisorsLLC...

People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move: Wyndham Hotel Group has appointed...

Thursday, October 23, 2014

More details on Red Lion's plans for Hotel RL

Waldorf Astoria partners with James Beard

Marriott offers job seekers inside look at workplaces

Hot Openings: Mozambique hotel melds cultural influences

Howard Johnson searches for former ad stars

News in brief: IHG, HRI, Ascott

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RLHC launches new full-service lifestyle brand

Montage announces Pendry Hotels

Hot Openings: New brand debuts in Brisbane

New W initiative supports LGBT rights

Mandarin Oriental campaign features Lucy Liu

News in brief: Meliá, Yelp, Sotherly

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Prominent Rome hotel sold

Hot Openings: Hoxton unveils second hotel

Hard Rock targets kids

Four Seasons addresses ‘personal energy crisis’

News in brief: IHG, Rezidor, Whitbread

Monday, October 20, 2014

Schroeder guides big growth plans for PPHG

Chinese company unveils new hotel brands

Hot Openings: Kentish boutique showcases British chic

London hotel’s new cocktail menu comes in pop-up form

New data on device dependency

News in brief: Tune, Warwick, hypertargeting

Friday, October 17, 2014

Making post-stay online surveys more relevant to guests

NH sells Sotogrande assets to private equity pair

What's Hot: Vail condo-hotel debuts renovated suites

New York hotel debuts ‘Service Stylists’

News in brief: Jumeirah, Hilton, Aloft, HICAP, Accor

People on the move

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Loews will launch managed lifestyle collection

72% of New York City Airbnb rentals illegal: Report

2014 Social Hotel Awards: Best property use of visual social networks

Hot Openings: NH Collection debuts Madrid flagship

Milwaukee hotel to offer augmented reality art tour

Marriott menus showcase local Latin flavors

News in brief: Ebola, Jumeirah, Radisson

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

At last, Hilton launches lifestyle brand

Aggressive Shiva acquires London landmark hotel

2014 Social Hotel Awards: Best brand use of visual social networks

Hot Openings: Mauritius resort shows off escapist chic

U.S. franchise fees 11.8% of rooms' revenue: HVS

News in brief: Hard Rock, Radisson Red, Dalata

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

HOTELS Exclusive: Bloggers' bold predictions

Is US government reviewing Waldorf sale to Chinese?

African JV creates Sovereign eLan Hotels

Hot Openings: Mondrian makes European debut

2014 Social Hotel Awards: Best property reputation management

Hotel Max showcases Pop art

News in brief: Accor, Red Lion, TripAdvisor

Monday, October 13, 2014

Best Western roundup: Vib, Collection, OTAs

Rumors surface about Starwood Capital selling Louvre

$1 billion hotel refinancing could spring Subrata Roy

Unique Mercantile makes big HoJo bet in India

2014 Social Hotel Awards: Best brand reputation management

What’s Hot: D.C. hotel unveils revamped rooftop bar

Hard Rock launches characters for kids

News in brief: Marriott on Ebola, Topland, Disneyland Paris