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News for December 27, 2016

Renaissance Hotels Joins Forces With Perrier® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water To Debut Signature Beverage Experiences

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/renaissance-hotels-joins-forces-perrier-sparkling-natural-mineral-water-debut-signature-beverage-experiences/

Dusit International Signs Flagship Project In Myanmar 

http://www.dusit.com/news/

The Board Of Rezidor Evaluates The Offer From HNA Tourism Group 

http://www.investor.rezidor.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=205430&p=mediaRelease&ID=2231538

Rezidor Exits Six Leased Hotel Contracts In The UK And Capitalizes Previously Unrecognized Tax Losses 

http://www.investor.rezidor.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=205430&p=mediaRelease&ID=2231531

News for December 23, 2016

Mastercard Names Shamina Singh Global Sustainability Lead

http://newsroom.mastercard.com/press-releases/mastercard-names-shamina-singh-global-sustainability-lead/

Fastpayhotels Partners With TravelClick To Meet Hotel Demand For Prepaid Rooms

http://www.travelclick.com/en/news-events/press-releases/fastpayhotels-partners-with-travelclick-to-meet-hotel-demand

Marriott International’s Residence Inn Brand Now Present In All 50 States With The Opening Of The Residence Inn Casper In Wyoming 

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/marriott-internationals-residence-inn-brand-now-present-50-states/

Four Points Opens First Hotel In Cleveland, The Four Points Cleveland Airport 

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/four-points-opens-first-hotel-cleveland/

News for December 22, 2016

AccorHotels Announces That It Has Reached Agreement With A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Of The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority To Restructure A Portfolio Of 31 Hotels (4,097 Rooms) In Australia And Operated By AccorHotels

http://pressroom.accorhotels-group.com/accorhotels-restructuresmajor-lease-portfolio-in-australia/

Second Hyatt Place Hotel Opens In The United Kingdom, The Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport 

http://newsroom.hyatt.com/122116-Second-Hyatt-Place-Hotel-Opens-In-The-United-Kingdom

The Weather Company Named Most Accurate Forecaster In The World In New Study By ForecastWatch 

http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/51296.wss

Eco-Wise Element Brand Launches In Arizona, The Element Chandler Fashion Center 

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/eco-wise-element-brand-launches-arizona/

News for December 21, 2016

Alvarez & Marsal Appoints Myungchul “MC” Kim, Head Of Korea Office And Bolsters Restructuring And Performance Improvement Offerings 

https://www.alvarezandmarsal.com/insights/alvarez-marsal-appoints-head-korea-office-and-bolsters-restructuring-and-performance

Hotel Okura To Open Luxury Hotel In Ho Chi Minh City In 2020 - The Okura Prestige Saigon Will Be The Okura Prestige Brand’s First Property In Vietnam 

https://www.okura-nikko.com/press/20161211_the-okura-prestige-saigon/

The Coca-Cola Company And Anheuser-Busch InBev Reach Agreement Regarding Coca-Cola Beverages Africa 

http://www.coca-colacompany.com/press-center/press-releases/the-coca-cola-company-and-anheuser-busch-inbev-reach-agreement-regarding-coca-cola-beverages-africa

Accenture Reports Strong First-Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results

https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/accenture-reports-strong-first-quarter-fiscal-2017-results.htm

News for December 20, 2016

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Appoints Brett Stewart To Senior VP, Development And Capital Markets 

http://interstatehotels.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/12.19_Brett-Stewart-Announcement_FINAL.pdf

Andaz Delhi Marks Brand’s Entrance Into India - Hyatt Announces Opening Of Andaz Delhi In Aerocity

http://newsroom.hyatt.com/122016-Andaz-Delhi-Marks-Brand-s-Entrance-Into-India

Meliá Llana Beach Resort & Spa: A New Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resort In Cape Verde

http://meliahotelsinternational.com/en/press-room/12192016/melia-llana-beach-resort-spa-new-adults-only-all-inclusive-resort-cape-verde

Accenture Announces Intention To Acquire French Security Company Arismore - Acquisition Would Strengthen Accenture Security’s Offerings In Identity And Access Management And Expand European Footprint For Serving Clients 

https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/accenture-announces-intention-to-acquire-french-security-company-arismore.htm

Avis Budget Group Completes Acquisition Of France Cars

http://ir.avisbudgetgroup.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1005015

The Walt Disney Studios To Hit Industry-First $7 Billion At Global Box Office Today

https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/walt-disney-studios-hit-industry-first-7-billion-global-box-office-today/

News for December 19, 2016

GBTA Announces New European Advisory Board Appointments: Ricardo Crespo, AbbVie; Flavio Ghiringhelli, HRS; and Javier Amigo Prous, Campofrío Food Group Holding - Scott Torrey Of Concur Was Also Recently Appointed To The GBTA Foundation European Advisory Board

http://www.gbta.org/PressReleases/Pages/rls_121516.aspx?Source=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Egbta%2Eorg%2Flists%2Fnews%2FAllitems%5Fall%2Easpx

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Strengthens Its Presence In China With The Opening Of Sheraton Huangdao Hotel

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/sheraton-hotels-resorts-strengthens-presence-china-opening-sheraton-huangdao-hotel/

Choice Hotels International Expands Portfolio In Greece – Announce The Signing Of A Multi-Unit Development Agreement With GVK Enterprises, A Hospitality Management And Development Firm, To Introduce And Establish A Hotel Portfolio In Greece 

http://media.choicehotels.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=217856&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2230372

Meliá Hotels International To Open The ME Sitges Terramar (Spain) - The Existing Hotel Terramar Will Be Renovated And Expected To Open Next Summer 

http://meliahotelsinternational.com/en/press-room/12162016/melia-hotels-international-open-me-sitges-terramar-spain-ground-breaking-hotel

Best Western To Debut In Tropical Krabi, One Of Thailand's Most Sought-After Beach Resort Destinations 

https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/about/press-media/2016-press-releases/best-western-to-debut-in-tropical-krabi.html

News for December 26, 2016

The Priceline Group Names Glenn Fogel CEO - Jeffery H. Boyd Named Executive Chairman

http://ir.pricelinegroup.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1004490

Marriott International Debuts First Hotel In West Africa With Sheraton Grand Conakry

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/marriott-international-debuts-first-hotel-west-africa-sheraton-grand-conakry/

IBM Study: Businesses More Likely To Pay Ransomware Than Consumers - 70% Of Businesses Impacted Paid Cybercriminals; Half Paid Over $10,000 

http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/51230.wss

Hilton Welcomes Travelers To China’s Mount Sanqing National Park, Marking The Brand’s Debut In Jiangxi Province, The Hilton Sanqingshan Resort

http://news.hilton.com/index.cfm/news/hilton-welcomes-travelers-to-chinas-mount-sanqing-national-park

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Finalizes Deal To Manage Beachfront Resort On Ras Al Khaimah’s Idyllic Al Marjan Island

http://www.movenpick.com/en/press/news/detail/moevenpick-hotels-resorts-finalises-deal-to-manage-beachfront-resort-on-ras-al-khaimahs-idyllic-al-marjan-island/

Amidst Political Uncertainty, The shift To Value Continues: PwC Health Research Institute’s Top Health Industry Trends For 2017

http://www.pwc.com/us/en/press-releases/2016/pwc-top-health-issues-2017-press-release.html

News for December 15, 2016

Holiday Travel To Reach The Highest Level On Record, According To AAA - More Than 103 Million Americans Will Travel This Holiday Season 

http://newsroom.aaa.com/2016/12/holiday-travel-to-reach-the-highest-level-on-record-according-to-aaa/

John Kelly Elected To Best Western Hotels & Resorts Board Of Directors 

https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/about/press-media/2016-press-releases/john-kelly-elected-to-bw-board-of-directors.html

JW Marriott Brand Debuts In Singapore, The JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach 

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/jw-marriott-brand-debuts-singapore/

Alaska Air Group Closes Acquisition Of Virgin America, Becomes The 5th Largest U.S. Airline 

https://newsroom.alaskaair.com/2016-12-14-Alaska-Air-Group-closes-acquisition-of-Virgin-America-becomes-the-5th-largest-U-S-airline

Mixed Reality And Humanizing Artificial Intelligence: New Accenture Report Highlights The Evolving Role Of Design As More Innovative, Responsive And Emotive Than Ever - Fjord Trends 2017 Takes A Provocative Look At The Digital Developments To Watch In The Year Ahead 

https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/mixed-reality-and-humanizing-artificial-intelligence-new-accenture-report-highlights-the-evolving-role-of-design-as-more-innovative-responsive-and-emotive-than-ever.htm

Big Data And Smarter Know-Your-Customer Compliance, By Andy Gandhi, Julian Jones And Peter Kwan, Alvarez & Marsal Holdings LLC 

https://www.alvarezandmarsal.com/insights/big-data-and-smarter-know-your-customer-compliance

What’s Hot: 7 Kid-Friendly food Trends To Track According To NRA Survey

http://www.restaurant.org/News-Research/News/Whats-Hot-7-kid-friendly-food-trends-to-track#content

News for December 14, 2016

W. Edward Walter, President And Chief Executive Officer Of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., To Step Down At Year-End 2016 - James F. Risoleo, 20-Year Veteran Of Host Hotels, Named As Walter’s Successor

http://ir.hosthotels.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=60734&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2229689

Emaar Appoints Olivier Harnisch As CEO Of Emaar Hospitality Group

https://www.emaar.com/en/media-centre/detail.aspx?itemId=tcm:130-102590

Near, Far, And Everywhere In Between For 2017: Amex Travel Unveils Destinations & Discoveries For The Global Traveler - Experts Share Top Luxury Travel Trends For The New Year 

http://about.americanexpress.com/news/pr/2016/amex-destinations-discoveries-global-traveler.aspx

Survey Conducted By YouGov And GT Nexus Shows Big Majority Of U.S. Millennials Turn On Their Favorite Brands - For Surprising Reasons 

http://www.infor.com/company/news/pressroom/pressreleases/gtnexus-yougov-millennial-survey/

Moxy Hotels Brings Style And Spirit To Aberdeen With UK Debut, The Moxy Aberdeen Airport 

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/moxy-hotels-brings-style-spirit-aberdeen-uk-debut/

News for December 13, 2016

Terry Bichsel To Serve As Best Western Hotels & Resorts Board Chairman

https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/about/press-media/2016-press-releases/terry-bichsel-to-serve-as-board-chair.html

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Senior Leadership Succession Plan - James Quincey To Succeed Muhtar Kent As Chief Executive Officer In May 2017, Kent To Continue As Chairman

http://www.coca-colacompany.com/press-center/press-releases/the-coca-cola-company-announces-senior-leadership-succession-plan

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Welcomes 24 New Member Hotels

https://preferredhotels.com/press/preferred-hotels-and-resorts-welcomes-24-new-member-hotels

Hilton Garden Inn Debuts In Energetic City Of Hong Kong – The Hilton Garden Inn Hong Kong Mongkok In Hong Kong SAR, China, Is Managed By Hilton And Owned By Hong Kong China Development Holding Ltd

http://news.hiltongardeninn.com/index.cfm/news/hilton-garden-inn-debuts-in-energetic-city-of-hong-kong

Courtyard Brussels EU Opens In The Capital’s European Quarter

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/courtyard-brussels-eu-opens-capitals-european-quarter/

Europe’s Financially Excluded: 33% Are Employed Full Time & 35% Are Aged 18-34 - Millions Of Europeans Lack Access To The Global Economy, But The Road To Inclusion Is A Digital One According To Mastercard Research 

http://newsroom.mastercard.com/press-releases/europes-financially-excluded-33-are-employed-35-are-aged-18-34/

News for December 12, 2016

AHLA Appoints Sabre Hospitality Solutions President, Alex Alt, To Its Board Of Directors 

https://www.ahla.com/press-release/ahla-appoints-sabre-hospitality-solutions-executive-its-board-directors

NRA: What’s Hot: Top 10 Industry Trends

http://www.restaurant.org/News-Research/News/Whats-hot-Top-10-concept-trends

Hyatt Regency Brand Makes Its Debut In Colombia, The Hyatt Regency Cartagena, The First Hyatt-Branded Hotel In Colombia 

http://newsroom.hyatt.com/120716-Hyatt-Regency-Brand-Makes-Its-Debut-In-Colombia

Meliá Hotels International Marks Entry Into Bangkok With Signing Of Meliá Bangkok, Slated To Open In 2022 

http://meliahotelsinternational.com/en/press-room/12052016/melia-hotels-international-marks-entry-bangkok-signing-melia-bangkok

Cornell Study Examines How Bias Affects Hiring Practices 

https://sha.cornell.edu/about/news-and-publications/news/newsdetails.html?id=1190

IBM Debuts Blockchain Ecosystem To Help Accelerate Growth Of Networks On Hyperledger Fabric

http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/51182.wss

Swisscom Health To Take Galenica Practice Information System 

https://www.swisscom.ch/en/about/medien/press-releases/2016/12/20161209-MM-Swisscom-Health.html

News for December 9, 2016

What’s Hot: Top 10 Food Trends For 2017 According To NRA 

http://www.restaurant.org/News-Research/News/Whats-Hot-Top-10-food-trends-in-2017

Duetto And TravelClick Launch Automated Demand360-Driven Revenue Strategy With KSL Resorts

http://www.travelclick.com/en/news-events/press-releases/duetto-and-travelclick-launch-automated-demand360

Rosewood Mandarina On The West Coast Of Mexico In The Region Of Riviera Nayarit To Open In 2019 

https://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/media/press/2016/Rosewood-Mandarina-in-Mexico-to-Open-in-2019

Marriott Hotel And Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi Celebrate Official Opening 

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/marriott-downtown-abu-dhabi-celebrates-official-opening-grand-style/

Colt Selects Cisco For 100Gbps Packet Network Upgrade To Deliver Cloud-Scale Digital Services

https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=webcontent&articleId=1810193

eRevMax Completes Integration With Only Apartments – 2-Way Interface To Help Serviced Apartment Providers Distribute Rates And Availability To The Channel 

http://www.erevmax.com/ratetiger-news/ratetiger-news-archive/dec2016-erevmax-integration-only-apartments.html

News for December 8, 2016

Banyan Tree And AccorHotels Announce Strategic Partnership

http://pressroom.accorhotels-group.com/%e2%80%8bbanyan-tree-and-accorhotels-announce-strategic-partnership/

Sale Of Carlson Hotels Inc. To HNA Tourism Group Is Completed - Transaction Includes Carlson's Stake In Rezidor Hotel Group AB 

http://www.investor.rezidor.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=205430&p=mediaRelease&ID=2228277

Travel is Worth It: Choice Hotels Reveals 2017 Travel Outlook 

http://media.choicehotels.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=217856&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2228239

Best Western Welcomes Eight New Hotels In Germany: Three Former Balladins Hotels And Five Further Hotels Which Are Also Managed By The GCH Hotel Group

https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/about/press-media/2016-press-releases/bw-welcomes-eight-new-hotels-in-germany.html

Mastercard And Wells Fargo Make Sending And Receiving Money Faster, Easier, And More Secure - Mastercard Send Delivers Real-Time Payments For Wells Fargo Treasury Management Customers

http://newsroom.mastercard.com/press-releases/mastercard-and-wells-fargo-make-sending-and-receiving-money-faster-easier-and-more-secure/

IBM Launches New Bluemix Services With GitHub And Slack Integration To Speed App Development In The Cloud

http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/51170.wss

Marriott International Redefines The High-End Hospitality Landscape, Doubling Its Luxury Footprint Across Eight Distinct Brands

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/marriott-international-redefines-high-end-hospitality-landscape/

News for December 6, 2016

AccorHotels Appoints Andrew Gibson As Vice-President, Well-Being, Luxury Brands

http://pressroom.accorhotels-group.com/%e2%80%8baccorhotels-appoints-andrew-gibson-as-vice-president-well-being-luxury-brands/

Missing 1-2 Hours Of Sleep Doubles Crash Risk - AAA Foundation Study Reveals The Dangers Of Getting Less Than Seven Hours Of Sleep 

http://newsroom.aaa.com/2016/12/missing-1-2-hours-sleep-doubles-crash-risk/

Recap - 2016 U.S. - China Tourism Year According To The October 2016 National Travel And Tourism Office Forecast For International Travelers 

https://blog.trade.gov/2016/12/01/u-s-china-tourism-year-2016/

One Of Europe’s Biggest Holiday Inn® Hotels Opens In London’s Kensington 

https://www.ihgplc.com/en/news-and-media/news-releases/2016/one-of-europes-biggest-holiday-inn-hotels-opens-in-londons-kensington

IHG To Launch InterContinental Brand In Laos, The New-build InterContinental Vientiane

https://www.ihgplc.com/en/news-and-media/news-releases/2016/ihg-to-launch-intercontinental-brand-in-laos

W Hotels Worldwide Opens W Las Vegas

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/game-w-hotels-worldwide-blazes-sin-city-w-las-vegas/

News for December 5, 2016

Cybersecurity Industry Heavyweight Justin Harvey Joins Accenture Security - Harvey To Head Up Incident Response Practice

https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/cybersecurity-industry-heavyweight-justin-harvey-joins-accenture-security.htm

Hilton Board Of Directors Approves Spin-off Of Park Hotels & Resorts And Hilton Grand Vacations - Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. Will Become The Holder Of A Portfolio Of Hotels And Resorts Previously Held By Hilton, And Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. 

http://www.hiltonworldwideglobalmediacenter.com/index.cfm/news/hilton-board-of-directors-approves-spinoff-of-park-hotels-resorts-and-hilton-grand-vacations-

Visa To Acquire Cardinal Commerce To Secure And Accelerate Digital Commerce - Next-Generation Fraud Solutions Will Help Secure Transactions Made By Browser, Mobile App, Or Connected Devices 

http://investor.visa.com/news/news-details/2016/Visa-to-Acquire-CardinalCommerce-to-Secure-and-Accelerate-Digital-Commerce/default.aspx

Hilton Garden Inn Opens New Hotel In Puebla, Mexico New Property Opens In The City’s Business And Entertainment District – The Hilton Garden Inn Puebla Angelopolis Is Owned By Grupo Gilga And Managed By Operadora Turistica Sebastopol SA de CV

http://news.hiltongardeninn.com/index.cfm/news/hilton-garden-inn-opens-new-hotel-in-puebla-mexico-

Hotel Investment Climate Remains Favorable Despite Interest Rate Increases, Cornell Study Suggests

https://sha.cornell.edu/about/news-and-publications/news/newsdetails.html?id=1189

Hyatt Regency Brand Returns To Sydney, Australia 

http://newsroom.hyatt.com/120116-Hyatt-Regency-Brand-Returns-to-Sydney-Australia

Meliá Hotels International Inaugurates The Gran Meliá Palacio de los Duques In Madrid

http://meliahotelsinternational.com/en/press-room/12022016/melia-hotels-international-glamour-and-commitment-luxurytourism-inauguration

News for December 2, 2016

Changing Supply-Demand Dynamic Tips The Balance In The US Lodging Sector, According To PwC - Occupancy Levels Expected To Decline In 2017 After An Eight-Year Run 

http://www.pwc.com/us/en/press-releases/2016/changing-supply-demand-dynamic-tips-balance-us-lodging-sector.html

Marriott International Sells The St. Regis San Francisco To Qatar Investment Authority; Retains Long-Term Management Agreement

http://news.marriott.com/2016/12/marriott-international-sells-st-regis-san-francisco-retains-long-term-management-agreement/

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Debuts In Heart Of Brooklyn - Iconic Schermerhorn Factory Transforms into Stunning Hilton Brooklyn New York

http://news.hilton.com/index.cfm/news/hilton-hotels-resorts-debuts-in-heart-of-brooklyn

Accenture Launches Accenture Interactive Studios In Hong Kong To Accelerate Innovation For Clients – New Space In Landmark Building Combines Digital Capabilities With State-Of-The-Art Collaborative Work Spaces; Will House Over 350 Creative, Marketing And Technology Experts 

https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/accenture-launches-accenture-interactive-studios-in-hong-kong-to-accelerate-innovation-for-clients.htm

Westin Hotels & Resorts Arrives In Hamburg

http://news.marriott.com/2016/11/westin-hotels-resorts-arrives-hamburg/

Tribute Portfolio™ Debuts In Bali With Opening Of Sthala, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Ubud Bali

http://news.marriott.com/2016/11/independent-escape-tribute-portfolio-debuts-destination-hotspot-bali-opening-sthala-tribute-portfolio-hotel-ubud-bali/

Marriott’s European Convention Network To Partner With Goinstore To Enhance & Innovate Offering For Meeting Planners

http://news.marriott.com/2016/11/marriotts-european-convention-network-partner-goinstore-enhance-innovate-offering-meeting-planners/

News for December 1, 2016

Wyndham Hotel Group Acquires Fën Hotels - The Acquisition Dramatically Expands Wyndham Hotel Group's Management Operations And Presence Across Latin America 

http://www.wyndhamworldwide.com/news-media/press-releases/wyndham-hotel-group-acquires-f%C3%ABn-hotels

Destination Hotels Reveals 2017 Trend Forecast In Fifth Annual 'State Of The Meetings Industry' Survey 

https://www.destinationhotels.com/media-center/press-releases/destination-hotels-state-of-the-meetings-industry-survey

Alvarez & Marsal Names Jonathan Hickman Co-Head Of North American Restructuring Practice’s Southern Region – He Will Lead The Region Along With Managing Director Brian Cejka 

https://www.alvarezandmarsal.com/insights/alvarez-marsal-names-jonathan-hickman-co-head-north-american-restructuring-practices

Olivetti And Cisco Jasper Accelerate Business IoT Adoption In Italy - Italian Companies Across Multiple Industries Utilize IoT To Deliver New Services To Customers 

https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=webcontent&articleId=1808872

Holiday Inn Express Debuts In Krabi At Ao Nang Beach InThailand

https://www.ihgplc.com/en/news-and-media/news-releases/2016/holiday-inn-express-debuts-in-krabi-at-ao-nang-beach

Accenture Acquires Creative Agency Karmarama To Expand Its Brand Strategy, Mobile Experience Capabilities In The UK

https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/accenture-acquires-creative-agency-karmarama-to-expand-its-brand-strategy-mobile-experience-capabilities-in-the-uk.htm

Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts Partners With Malin + Goetz To Solve Skincare Despair For Travelers

http://news.marriott.com/2016/11/le-meridien-hotels-resorts-partners-malin-goetz-solve-skincare-despair-travellers/

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