Gostelow Report: Local flavor at Tokyo’s Shangri-La

“My grandmother really wanted me to be a banker,” says Düsseldorf...

Why standard inspections no longer work: Richey

Richey International created the concept of service and quality scores for hoteliers...

How independent hotels can reclaim bookings from OTAs

The drive to increase direct bookings has moved into high gear for many hoteliers...

Hot Openings: Sneak peek at Milaidhoo Island Maldives

Set in the heart of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the Baa Atoll region, the boutique...

News in brief: Airbnb, Barcelo-Plateno, IHG

Airbnb sues San Francisco: Airbnb filed a lawsuit over a new law that requires the...

Monday, June 27, 2016

Trending: Instant communication

Waldorf closing, converting most rooms to condo: WSJ

John Q. Hammons Hotels files for bankruptcy

Deloitte: Little consensus, many views at NYU

What’s Hot: Redesign at Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

News in brief: Airbnb, Aloft, AEG

Friday, June 24, 2016

Brexit decision's potential impact on hotels

Steigenberger JV in India plans 20 luxury hotels

Clever brand extension from Mama Shelter

Sofitel launches local, sustainable summer menus

What’s Hot: Iconic Gleneagles gets makeover

News in brief: Regional results, Starwood Capital, UAE taxes

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Oberoi patriot Chopra shares his goals

Hot Openings: Sneak peek at Anantara Kalutara

What Brexit could mean for hotels

#TBT: The debut of HOTELS’ Investment Outlook

Study tracks consumers’ changing hotel behavior

Carlson launches bike rental program in U.S.

News in brief: Dream Hotels, Pan Pacific, Wyndham

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

NH Hotels CEO ousted during shareholder coup

AC by Marriott collaborates with startup community

What’s Hot: Coastal Carolina retreat unveils reno

Iconic NYC hotel partners with Repeat Roses

People on the move

News in brief: Soho House, Aloft, Sandals

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Gostelow Report: Houdré entrusted with reborn legend

Hyatt acquires resort for Unbound Collection

Cuba: Protections for US-based companies

Hilton brands turn marketing attention to men

Hot Openings: MGallery debuts in Brazil

News in brief: Ascott, Hilton, Oxford Capital

Monday, June 20, 2016

Depatie, KPH have fresh fund, clear vision

New York sends anti-Airbnb bill to governor's desk

Omni takes philanthropic approach to direct booking

Who’s afraid of the bigger, badder sharing economy?

Hot Openings: Renaissance Paris Republique debuts

Residence Inn partners with Under Armour

News in brief: Taj, Arbor Lodging, U.S. hotel construction

Friday, June 17, 2016

Hard Rock partners with GLH for London deal

Choice Privileges expands loyalty rewards

Edwardian Hotels launches 'virtual host'

What’s Hot: New suites at 1 Hotel

News in brief: Oetker, PPHE, Rezidor

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Ennismore launching cool budget brand in UK

#TBT: ‘At least we have customers’

Internal disruptors can impact sales efforts

What’s Hot: Sneak peek at Pulitzer Amsterdam reno

News in brief: Airbnb, HNA, Aimbridge

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Yotel unveils sub-brands as development picks up

New luxury group launches in Saratoga Springs

Anschutz family takes control of Sea Island Co.

Worldhotels launches curated World Luxury

Hot Openings: Leeu Estates arrives in Franschhoek valley

Fairmont’s new hotel brand: Luxury bee hotels

People on the move

News in brief: Carlson Rezidor, Starwood, loyalty programs