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May 2016

News for May 31, 2016

May Reservation Growth Delivers Welcomed News For Hoteliers - Spring Bookings Provide Promise In Majority Of North American Markets According To TravelClick’s May 2016 NAHR

Restaurants Projected To Add 515K Summer Jobs According To NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy

RLHC Converts Hotel In Susanville, California, Opens Red Lion Inn & Suites Susanville

The Emirates Academy Of Hospitality Management Partners With The Malta Institute Of Tourism Studies To Promote Excellence In International Tourism & Hospitality Studies

Stronger Sales, Traffic Fuel RPI In April According To The National Restaurant Association’s RPI

News for May 27, 2016

Hyatt Announces Plans For First Hyatt House Hotel In Germany - Hyatt Affiliate Has Entered Into A Franchise Agreement With InTown Hospitality GmbH For A Hyatt House Hotel In Düsseldorf, Germany

Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts Marks Milestone In Montreal, The Le Méridien Versailles Reveals Elegant Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

Boards Need To Foster a Straight-Talking, Quick-Acting Environment – A Recent Report, Researched By Alvarez & Marsal And Henley Business School, Has Analyzed The Real Life Experiences Of More Than 70 Seasoned UK Executive And Non-Executive Board Directors

Zlatá Praha In The Czech Republic Joins RCI Network

Major Bottler Arca Continental To Join U.S. Coca-Cola System Through New Agreements With The Coca-Cola Company And Coca-Cola Bottling Company United

News for May 26, 2016

Infographic: UK Online Travel Trends 2016 Released By eRevMax

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Welcomes 34 New Member Hotels In The First Four Months Of The Year

Wyndham Hotel Group’s Ramada Brand Forges Eastward In Canada - Expands Relationship With Canalta Building 20 New Ramada Hotels In Eastern Canada

Bold Brits Seek Out A Life Less Ordinary - Demand For New Experiences Lifts UK Out Of Its Comfort Zone According To Research By Hilton Hotels & Resorts

IHG Opens First Holiday Inn Express® Hotel In Barranquilla, Colombia, And 13th In Colombia – Hotel Is Owned By Grupo Contempo S.A.S. And Managed By OXO Hoteles

Tru By Hilton Expands Across US With Oklahoma City Groundbreaking, The Tru By Hilton Oklahoma City Airport

The Secret Sauce To Boardroom Composition: Start Telling Your Story, Says Paula Loop, Leader Of PwC's Governance Insights Center

News for May 25, 2016

Pack Your Bags, America: 8 In 10 To Travel This Summer - Americans Expect To Spend An Average Of $941 On Summer Getaways; Of Those Taking Summer Vacations, 72% Plan To Travel Domestically vs. 15% Internationally According To American Express Spending & Saving Tracker

Choice Hotels Announces Leadership Appointments And Transition

As Current Cycle Matures, Hotel RevPAR Growth Decelerates According To PwC US; Supply Growth Moves Above Long-Term Average In 2017

Hilton Worldwide And P.T Caterison Sukses Sign Management Agreement For First Hilton Branded Hotel In Bali, Indonesia

RLHC Conquers New Frontiers With Eastern Expansion - Over The Last 24 Months RLHC Has Added 34 Properties In The East, 26 Locations Have Already Opened, And Eight Are Currently Either In Development Or Under Renovation

Switzerland Lags Behind On Digitalisation According To An EPFL Study Entitled "Switzerland’s digital future – Facts, challenges and recommendations", Commissioned By SIX And Swisscom

News for May 24, 2016

Business Travel In Brazil Set To Bottom Out In 2016 Before A Slight Rebound In 2017 – One Of The Key Findings From The GBTA BTI™ Outlook – Brazil 2016 H1, A Report By The GBTA Foundation

RCI Adds Four More Properties From MGM Muthu Hotels Group

Marriott Hotels Debuts In Historic Bonn, The Marriott Bonn World Conference Hotel

Starwood Hotels To Debut Its Eco-Wise Element Brand In Detroit Following Historic Adaptive Re-Use Project, The Element Detroit At The Metropolitan Building - Slated To Open In 2018

New Cisco Research Provides Digital Roadmap For Capturing $405 Billion Retail Banking Opportunity - Yet, In 2015, Financial Services As A Whole Captured Just 29 Percent Of That Opportunity

Three Opportunities Facing The Next Generation Of Family Business Owners, PwC

News for May 23, 2016

Pechanga Resort & Casino Modernizes its Front Desk with Infor Hospitality Management Solution

Hyatt Place London Heathrow/Hayes Opens Marking The Brand’s Introduction Into The United Kingdom

The Registry Collection® Adds Latin America’s Only Overwater Bungalows To Network Through Latest Affiliation With Karisma Hotels & Resorts - The Bungalows Are Part Of Mexico’s El Dorado Maroma, A Beachfront Resort By Karisma

Meliá Hotels International Expands Portfolio With 16th Hotel In Indonesia, The Meliá Pekanbaru, On The Island Of Sumatra – Hotel Group Aims To Double Footprint In The Region With Addition Of 30 Hotels Over The Next Three Years

Accenture Opens Digital Acceleration Center In UAE To Fuel Innovation And Advance The Digital Transformation Of Organizations

A Third Of Operators Say They Lag In Tech Use According To New Research By The National Restaurant Association

News for May 20, 2016

Why Private Companies Are Flocking To Florida – PwC's Trendsetter Barometer Shows That 86% Of Companies Project Growth In 2016, Up Slightly From The Prior Quarter's Projections

eRevMax Wins Big With NH Hotel Group China

IHG® Expands Holiday Inn Express Brand With First Signings In Peru – Two New Properties Are Expected To Open In 2019 And Will Be Developed Through A J/V Between Grupo Centenario And Grupo Agrisal

Alvarez & Marsal’s Expansion In Greece Continues With Hiring Two Leading Senior Executives In The Athens Office

Hyatt Place Phuket, Patong Celebrates Official Opening

ING Direct Australia Turns To IBM To Engage Younger Online And Mobile Banking Consumers - ING Attracts New Customers By Managing Their Daily Expenses And Helping Plan Their Financial Future While On The Go

News for May 19, 2016

AAA: More Than 38 Million Americans Expected To Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

American Express Travel Expands Exclusive Hotel Programs - FINE HOTELS & RESORTS And The Hotel Collection Now Offer 1,400 Properties In More Than 500 Destinations, Adding Best-In-Class Locations With Exclusive Hotel Benefits For Card Members

Autograph Collection Hotels Partners With Roomers Hotel Group To Welcome Properties In Munich And Baden-Baden

Expanding UK portfolio For Interstate – Recently Signed 13 New Management Contracts – Brings Its Total Number Of Operational And Signed Pipeline Hotels To 74

Airfares And Hotel Rates Down This Memorial Day Weekend, According To Orbitz Insider Index

Cisco Reports Third Quarter Earnings

News for May 18, 2016

Why You Need To Know About The Luxury Travelers Of Tomorrow – Amadeus' Latest Research, Shaping The Future Of Luxury Travel, Which Focuses On The Behaviors Of Luxury Travelers And Looks At Market Trends

Wyndham Hotel Group Multiplies Wingate And Hawthorn Footprint In Canada – Announce Multi-Unit Agreements With PHI Hotel Group To Develop 25 Wingate By Wyndham Hotels Over The Next 25 Years And 15 Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham Hotels Over The Next 15 Years

Corinthia Hotels Announces The Acquisition Of Grand Hotel Astoria, Brussels

InterContinental® New York Barclay Hotel Reopens Following An Extensive $180 Million, 20-Month Renovation

Marriott International Announces The Opening Of The Pune Marriott Suites – Its Fifth Hotel In Pune

White House Unveils Overtime Rule - According To The White House Fact Sheet, The New Federal Overtime Rule Will Go Into Effect Dec. 1, 2016

Security First Insurance Boosts Mobile Customers - And Transforms Customer Experience – With IBM MobileFirst - Streamlined Mobile app Generates 195 Percent Growth In New Users Due To Ease-Of-Use, Greater Functionality And Weather And Location-Based Insights

News for May 17, 2016

Checking-In To The Future Of Luxury Travel – IHG Teams Up With Renowned Futurist, Faith Popcorn, To Predict The Future Of Luxury Travel

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Expands Partnership With Fortune Hotels - Seven New Fortune Hotels Join Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Bringing Partnership To Nine Hotels And Strengthening The Brand's Footprint In India To 32 Properties

Corinthia Hotels Appoints Diane Parker As Head Of Sales For The Eastern Region, USA, For The Luxury Hotel Group

Starwood Accelerates Growth In Latin America With The Signing Of Two Aloft Hotels In Mexico: Aloft Veracruz To Debut In 2017 Followed By Aloft Queretaro In 2018

Pent-Up Demand Highest In The Northeast According To The NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy

VC Funding In Robotics Companies Skyrocketed In 2015

News for May 16, 2016

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Appoints Michael Miner As SVP, Operations

Marco Polo Hotels Has Appointed Ms. Juliette Lim As Vice President, Human Resources

Hyatt Place And Hyatt House Celebrate Continued Momentum With 10 Hotel Openings During First Quarter 2016

Infor Announces Acquisition Of Merit Globe AS

70 Percent Of Summer Travelers Concerned About Bad Road Conditions - 56 Percent Of U.S. Consumers Will Be Hitting The Road For Summer Vacation According To AAA Survey

Cisco And Roku Collaborate To Expand Streaming Video Security Solutions

News for May 12, 2016

RLHC Appoints Elizabeth Norberg As Executive Vice President Of Human Resources

2016 U.S. College Graduates Value Culture Over Compensation, According To Accenture Strategy Research- Recent Graduates Increasingly Consider Themselves Underemployed

IHG Aannounced Its Intention To Return US$1.5 Billion To Shareholders Via A Special Dividend - Special Dividend – Pounds Sterling Amount Payable

Zdravo Skopje! New Marriott Hotel Opens In Macedonia’s Capital

IHG Launches New Franchise Model For Holiday Inn Express Brand In China - Announces Location Of First Holiday Inn Express Franchise Plus Hotel In Shanghai

IBM Research And Singapore's Institute Of Bioengineering And Nanotechnology Announce New Macromolecule With Triple-Play Action To Help Fight Virus Infection And Drug Resistance

Hospitality Job Openings At Record High According To NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy

IBM Closes Acquisition Of Bluewolf

News for May 11, 2016

SBE To Acquire Morgans Hotel Group

MGallery By Sofitel Opens Its First Hotel In Israel, Continues Expansion In South America With Its First Hotel In Brazil

Award Winning Cornell Studies Analyze Mobile Apps And Hotel Conversions

The Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Merger Parties: SABMiller plc, The Coca-Cola Company, And Gutsche Family Investments, Welcome Competition Tribunal Approval For Formation Of CCBA

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited Announce Unaudited Operating Statistics – First Quarter Of 2016

RLHC Reports First Quarter 2016 Results

The Walt Disney Company Reports Second Quarter And Six Months Earnings For Fiscal 2016

News for May 10, 2016

Fatal Road Crashes Involving Marijuana Double After State Legalizes Drug According To New AAA Foundation Research

IBM Watson To Tackle Cybercrime - Eight Leading Universities To Help Train Watson For Cyber Security

Jumeirah Bodrum Palace With Commanding Views Of The Aegean Sea Re-opens For Summer Season

Major Survey On Networked Switzerland: Digital Networking Binds Switzerland Together

eRevMax Completes Integration With Fastpayhotels

Interval Leisure Group And Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Provide Up Date On Stockholder Tax Matters And Closing Of Acquisition Of Vista Signature Experiences

Sotherly Hotels Inc. Reports Financial Results For The First Quarter Ended March 31, 2016

News for May 9, 2016

IHG® Announces New-Build InterContinental® Hotel Coming To San Diego - InterContinental San Diego Is The Latest Development In Partnership With Portman Holdings

Consumers More Upbeat About Local Economy According To NRA's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy

RLHC Debuts In Jacksonville - Second Red Lion Hotel Location To Open In Sunshine State

Taj Safaris Announced The Opening Of Its first Lodge Outside India: Meghauli Serai Jungle Lodge At UNESCO World Heritage Listed Chitwan National Park, Nepal

IBM And SK Holdings C&C Alliance Brings Watson And The Cognitive Era To South Korea

eRevMax Boosts Hotel Online Revenue, Generates USD 1.9 Billion In 2015

News for May 6, 2016

Ishwar Naran Elected To BW Board Of Directors

GBTA Names New Vice Presidents: Caitlin Gomez, Matt Konetschni, Eric Weaver

Warm Weather, Cool Prices, Less Crowds: Identifies This Year’s Top 10 Bargain Hot Spots For Spring Travel According To Data From®

La Quinta Continues Strong Domestic And International Franchise Development In First Quarter 2016

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Sizzling Aloft Brand Makes Scottsdale Debut – Hotel Is Owned And Managed By Triyar Hospitality

Alvarez & Marsal Expands Commercial Restructuring Capabilities Coast-To-Coast: Evan Blum And Matt Covington Join In New York And Los Angeles

IHG First Quarter Trading Update - Good First Quarter Performance With Strong Brand Momentum

First Quarter Results 2016. Meliá Earnings Up 38% Thanks To The Business Performance In The Canary Islands And Mediterranean, With A 21% Increase In Average Room Rates In Spanish Hotels

News for May 5, 2016

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Achieves Milestone, Announces Transaction With Kohlberg & Company - Kohlberg Has Acquired Interstate From Thayer Lodging And Jin Jiang International Hotels

Online And Mobile Bookings Continue To Strengthen Hotel Performance - North American Hotels Capitalize On Digital Trend Continuing Into 2016 According To Data From TravelClick’s NADR

Jill Kramer Joins Accenture As Managing Director Of Advertising

Starwood Hotels & Resorts To Debut New Aloft Hotel In Seoul, The Aloft Seoul Myeongdong, Which Will Mark The Second Aloft Hotel In The Bustling Capital

Meliá Hotels International Announces Three New Hotels In Africa, Indian Ocean And Central Asia

NRA Survey: Moms Want Seafood, Ethnic Eats On Mother's Day

News for May 4, 2016

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Achieves Milestone, Announces Transaction With Kohlberg & Company - Kohlberg Has Acquited Interstate From Thayer Lodging And Jin Jiang International Hotels

Wyndham Hotel Group Introduces Three New Hotels To Africa In Triple Signing – New Hotels In Ethiopia Set To Create Nearly 500 Jobs In The Country

The Hongkong And Shanghai Hotels, Limited List Of Directors And Their Role and Function

Renaissance Hotels Adds To Its Impressive Paris Portfolio With Launch Of Of Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel, The Sixth Property In Paris Portfolio

GBTA Calls For China Business Travel Industry To Enact Policies Encouraging Travel

Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2016 Results

Cisco Schedules Conference Call For Q3 Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results

Choice Hotels International Reports First Quarter Results

News for May 3, 2016

American Express Company Elects Ralph de la Vega To Board Of Directors

Weakening Spring New Reservation Demand Produces Cloudy Outlook For Hoteliers -However, Group Booking Growth Continues To Provide Promise In Majority Of North American Markets According To TravelClick’s April 2016 NAHR

Wyndham Hotel Group Continues Impressive Growth Across Middle East And Africa – In 2015 Opened Nearly 40 New Hotels Across EMEA, And The Expansion Continues In 2016 With A Further 50 Hotels Being Developed

AH&LA Applauds Advancement Of Per Diem Amendment To Improve Pentagon Travel Policy

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Sets New Luxury Benchmark In Malaysia’s Captital City With The Debut Of The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur, The Brand's 38th Hotel

Hyatt Reports First Quarter 2016 Results - Company Reports 7% Growth In Adjusted EBITDA On Revenue Growth Of 4%, Both In Constant Currency

Starwood Reports First Quarter 2016 Results

News for May 2, 2016

PwC: Private Company CEOs Are Confident About Growth

Choice Hotels International Signs Master Development Agreement With Equinox Ventures Ltd, A J/V Between Equinox Group Ltd. And Al Tayyar Travel Group To Enter Middle East

MasterCard Nominates 12 Candidates For Election To Board Of Directors - Oki Matsumoto Proposed To Be Added To The Board

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Targets 100 Hotels In Middle East By 2020 – Strengthens Presence In The Region With Five New Deals And Five Openings In 2016 Across The UAE, Saudi Arabia And Qatar

Aloft Hotels Launches In Los Angeles County, The Aloft El Segundo – Los Angeles Airport – Hotel Is Owned By Rubicon Companies And Managed By Aimbridge Hospitality

Hilton Worldwide Reports First Quarter Results, Exceeds High End Of Adjusted EBITDA Guidance

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Reports Results For The First Quarter 2016

Marriott International Reports First Quarter 2016 Results

Choice Hotels International Announces Cambria Hotels & Suites Chicago Double Hotel Debut

Emaar Net Profit Increases By 17% To AED 1.205 Billion (US$ 328 Million) In Q1 2016

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