Prevention Plans
Understanding Cybersecurity To Help Stop The Next Big One

The lockdowns and shutdown of global travel was a ‘black swan,’ and even as we embark on a steadfast recovery in the latter half of 2021, we’re all still thinking to ourselves, “What’s the next big one that will crash our industry?” While we are admittedly not smart enough to speculate with any degree of certainty, we nevertheless propose that a massive hack or malware incursion is one of the …

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Hotel Happenings

Hotel ownership, management and development firm Hotel Equities has entered into a strategic alliance with The Hotel Group, a hospitality development and investment group headquartered …

MARKHAM, ONTARIO—Hospitality will always be defined by the interactions between frontline associates and hotel guests, which is why face-to-face training and onboarding has always been …

SEATTLE– Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., a hotel ownership and management group with a collection of 20 boutique upper upscale and luxury portfolio of …

BLOOMINGTON, MN –Rhode Island-based StepStone Hospitality, a hotel management company, announced today that it was awarded the management of The Embassy Suites by Hilton Bloomington/Minneapolis. …

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Radisson Hotel Group Americas today announced Paul Adan has been appointed Managing Director of Latin America and the Caribbean. In this newly created role, …

PROVIDENCE, RI–TPG Hotels, Resorts & Marinas, one of the nation’s premier hospitality management firms, today announced that it acquired the iconic Danfords Hotel, Marina & …

MCLEAN, VA–Tru by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) game-changing, midscale brand, is marking its five-year anniversary with the opening of its milestone 200th hotel. This feat …

CHICAGO–The historic, revival-style building once known as the bustling headquarters of the iconic Chicago and North Western Railway is soon to become one of the …

DENVER–HREC Investment Advisors, North America’s leading hotel real estate advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Adam Lallani has joined the firm as a Vice …

MARKHAM, ONTARIO—Independent hoteliers operating on Maestro PMS are thrilled to be able to add a new two-way real-time guest engagement module designed to drive guest …

MIAMI–Concord Hospitality Enterprises is pleased to announce the appointment of Adriana Vellojin to the role of General Manager, and Maria Maloney to the role of …

MARKHAM, ONTARIO—As hotels reopen with limited staff, many are seeking alternative ways to streamline operations and save costs. Migrating to a new financial management solution …

PLANO, TX–Enseo, the premier services provider offering in-room technology solutions to the hospitality, senior living, education, and healthcare markets, has secured a growth investment from …

MIAMI—Karisma Hotels & Resorts, the award-winning portfolio of luxury resort properties across Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe, and Margaritaville, the global lifestyle brand synonymous with …

The acquisition of Extended Stay America Inc. (ESA) and its paired-share REIT, ESH Hospitality Inc. (ESH), by funds managed by Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Starwood …

OVERLAND PARK, KS– True North Hotel Group has opened its first AC Hotels by Marriott, Marriott International’s design-driven lifestyle brand, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s revitalized downtown. …

ATLANTA– In the wake of its recent announcement of a leadership transition, AAHOA is pleased to announce that it has appointed hotel industry veteran Ken …

DALLAS– Remington Hotels announced today the appointment of Jason Reader as Senior Vice President of Operations. Reader will oversee the eastern half of the United …

CLEVELAND –– NexGen Hotels, a hotel development and management company based in Itasca, Illinois, today announced the acquisition of the Four Points by Sheraton Cleveland …

JACKSON, WY–The Cloudveil, an Autograph Collection hotel, makes its debut today, May 26, in the heart of Jackson Hole. Rooted in the people and soul …

SCOTTSDALE, AZ–Arriba Capital announces that it recently closed a $12,500,000 cash-out refinance for a 144-room, independent hotel located in Sedona, Arizona. The subject has undergone …

CLEVELAND—The Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, managed by ASM Global, announces the selection of Mills James as its audiovisual production partner. “As one of the …

MARKHAM, ONTARIO—“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” These words, spoken by American industrialist and business magnate Henry Ford, …

CHICAGO– Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Mission Pacific Hotel, a JdV by Hyatt hotel. Situated on 700 feet of beachfront property in Oceanside …

WASHINGTON– A national survey conducted by Morning Consult commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) found that only 29% of Americans would consider …