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Accor makes big investment in new digital strategy

Accor on Thursday unveiled a new multi-faceted digital strategy in which it plans...

Industry icon Wittwer retires at Kempinski

Kempinski Hotels, Geneva, announced on Thursday that after 19 years as its president...

Marriott extends free basic Wi-Fi service

Marriott International on Thursday announced plans to provide free basic Wi-Fi to...

Holiday Inn launches Burger Theory

Holiday Inn announced this week it will roll out its Burger Theory restaurant concept...

Wyndham names new president of managed hotels

Wyndham Hotel Group on Thursday announced the appointment of Mark Kukulski as president...

Hot Openings: Madison hotel debuts contemporary look

Just because a hotel has a storied past doesn’t mean it needs to be stuck...

News in brief: Host, Omni, Rotana

Host reports 3Q earnings: Host Hotels & Resorts said net income improved US$127...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

IHG focuses on winning across brands at annual conference

DeBoer launches hybrid hotel-apartment concept

Hot Openings: Sanya resort showcases family offerings

Mandalay Bay boasts new solar energy alternative

News in brief: Hyatt, Marriott, Generator

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Accor acquires growing boutique brand

Prominent Canadian hotel sold

Hot Openings: Hilton makes Myanmar debut

San Francisco law further legitimizes likes of Airbnb

Controlling acquisition costs focus of RSS

Holiday Inn collaborates on new TV series

News in brief: Morgans, Starwood, TripAdvisor

Monday, October 27, 2014

Crowne Plaza unveils new guestroom focused on productivity

Atlantica sale: Sistare reflects on 18-year journey

Hot Openings: Beijing hotel shows off local art, culture

New Fairfield campaign targets multitasking travelers

News in brief: Ashford, Hard Rock, IHG

Friday, October 24, 2014

Two U.S. funds acquire Brazilian hotel giant

Two Venice Lido landmarks to be renovated

What's Hot: London Marriott updates meeting spaces

Club Med to offer circus activities for guests

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

People on the move

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