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Best Western introduces ‘white label’ franchise

 Best Western Hotels & Resorts today introduced a subsidiary called SureStay...

Trump’s lifestyle hotel brand has a name

Trump Hotels, which hinted in June that it would introduce a new lifestyle offering...

AccorHotels launches millennial-focused Jo&Joe

AccorHotels has launched a new brand, Jo&Joe, aiming to blend “the best...

What’s Hot: Ciel Bleu reopens in Amsterdam

Designed by architect Bert Verway, Ciel Bleu Restaurant at Hotel Okura Amsterdam...

News in brief: Anbang, Generator, Hyatt

Anbang, Strategic deal mostly complete: Anbang Insurance Group Co. completed most...

Monday, September 26, 2016

Destination, Commune become Two Roads

What’s Hot: Le Méridien Etoile unveils reno

West Elm to develop hotel chain

Horwath: Dutch market up, Belgium under pressure

News in brief: Grosvenor House, Emaar, Trump

Friday, September 23, 2016

Marriott celebrates Starwood deal, links loyalty programs

The new Marriott: Q&A with development chief Tony Capuano

Airbnb raises $850M in latest funding round

Benchmark-Gemstone merger leads to new identity

Hot Openings: W brand debuts in UAE

News in brief: IHG, Hyatt, Middle East pipeline

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Disruptors: The evolving guest experience

Hot Openings: Colonial beach resort in Vietnam

Hilton names new leadership for all-suites, Curio

Fund developing new boutique brand for Italy

#TBT: The theme hotel

News in brief: Hyatt, Six Senses, Middle East construction

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

F&B Q&A: Of sustainability, profitability and ignorance

Real Capital, Prism in $200M development deal

Amenity-driven peer-to-peer rental service launches

Salt Hotels needed staff, so they opened a school

People on the move

Hot Openings: Four Seasons arrives in downtown NYC

News in brief: Expedia, IHG, Tribute

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Gostelow Report: Alpina Gstaad’s seasonal clockwork

It’s official: Marriott, Starwood clear final hurdle

Starwood Capital brings new brand names to UK assets

Standard launches same-day app for curated hotels

Omni's early returns from alt direct booking program

What’s Hot: The Redbury’s transformation in NYC

News in brief: Atlantis, Google, Europe pipeline

Monday, September 19, 2016

Recipe for F&B success: Heart and soul

Hot Openings: QT arrives in Melbourne

Eldorado Resorts makes big play for gaming competitor

Duck & Waffle pop-up coming to Hong Kong hotel

News in brief: Carlson Rezidor, Hyatt, WoodSpring

Friday, September 16, 2016

Wyndham focuses on quality growth in brands, markets

Hot Openings: ‘Fashion-forward’ Shangri-La Fort Bonifacio

Hold rate to hold your own when demand drops

Best Western launches VR tours at North American hotels

A sneak peek at the new Crowne Plaza uniforms

News in brief: Prince Waikiki, China construction, Benchmark

Thursday, September 15, 2016

What will GHM's mid-tier Tin brand look like?

Marriott launches big loyalty marketing initiative

New mystery bid for Morgans Hotel Group

Chinese traveling abroad actually prefer luxe hotels: research

#TBT: All systems go for euro

Hot Openings: Luxury family resort in Lisbon

News in brief: Hyatt Centric, Baha Mar, Riu