Second Half To Drive Recovery
HVS Outlook Expects Improved Fundamentals As Year Progresses

Lodging industry fundamentals are expected to get incrementally better over the next several years with a bounce back beginning in earnest in the second half of this year, according to HVS. During a recent webinar from HVS & The Lodging Conference 2021 entitled “A View From The Top” Hospitality Insights & Strategies, Rod Clough, president, Americas, HVS, shared the company’s updated outlook for the next few years. He pointed out …

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Hotel Happenings

HOUSTON– Hyatt Regency Houston, the premier downtown hotel for business and leisure travelers, announces the appointment of John Schafer as managing director.  Schafer joins the …

GAITHERSBURG, MD—Marshall Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel management and services company that operates properties nationwide, today announced the completion of a full, multi-million-dollar renovation …

SAN FRANCISCO–SB Architects is proud to announce the appointment of Pinar Harris, AIA as Vice President and Principal. With over 15 years of experience at …

Virgin Hotels, the award-winning lifestyle hotel brand, today announced that Raul Leal has decided to step down as Chief Executive after leading the company for …

CHARLESTON, SC —The Indigo Road Hospitality Group has partnered with Purely Meat Co. on a new steak delivery service for Oak Steakhouse designed to generate …

PLANO, TX–Enseo®, one of the fastest growing technology providers in the US, released a whitepaper analyzing guest television viewership during the pandemic, revealing a 49.3 …

SAN FRANCISCO—Kicking off 2021, Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport is reopening its doors on January 11, 2021 with a fresh new look after …

BEVERLY HILLS, CA– Sonnenblick-Eichner Company announced today that it has arranged $30.5 million of interim first mortgage financing for Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, …

Moxy Austin-University has officially opened its doors today as the first Moxy hotel to debut in Texas, tucked directly alongside the University of Texas at Austin …

WASHINGTON–The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced several additions to its staff as part of the association’s efforts to deepen its expertise in …

LAS VEGAS— Sheldon Adelson, founder, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands, has passed away at the age of 87 from complications related to treatment …

Stockholm – January 12, 2021 – ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions is honored to announce its being named the Best Mobile Key Provider for the second …

PITTSBURGH– HRI Properties and Marriott International’s Autograph Collection announced today the expected Spring 2021 opening of The Industrialist Hotel, Autograph Collection, a 124-room hotel located …

Marco Zhang as an Investment Analyst.  In this position, he will assist with client and financial reporting, client relationship management, and industry research.  Zhang’s responsibilities …

CHICAGO—First Hospitality, a hotel management, acquisition, development, and consulting company, announces the appointment of Natalie Stone to vice president of business development. Stone brings over …

PLANO, TX–Aimbridge Hospitality, the leading, global, third-party hotel management company, has been awarded management of the 584-room Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, located just 20 …

ORLANDO, FL–The design-driven AC Hotel Orlando Downtown, slated to open January 12, 2021, will usher in a new level of urban sophistication as the area’s first lifestyle …

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced a milestone agreement with Vietnam-based real estate firm Masterise Homes to develop a dual-branded residential and officetel project in …

ATLANTA–AAHOA President & CEO Cecil P. Staton issued the following statement in response to the violence at the U.S. Capitol today: “Our nation and commitment …

DALLAS–Remington Hotels announced today the appointment of Raul Moronta as Chief Commercial Officer, an entirely new position for the brand. In this new role, Moronta …

  AUSTIN, TX–Today, Colton House Hotel, an 80-suite luxury property, opens its doors on Austin’s hip South Congress Avenue. Drawing inspiration from its distinctive surroundings, …

PLANO, TX–Aimbridge Hospitality, the leading, global, third-party hotel management company, announced it has added 25 Extended Stay America properties to its growing portfolio. With the …

MARKHAM, ONTARIO — In a post pandemic world, only the most service-oriented businesses will survive. Putting customers first, nurturing empathy, being proactive, prioritizing communications, boosting training, …

CHICAGO—First Hospitality, a hotel management, acquisition, development, and consulting company, announces the appointment of Jordan Bernstein to vice president of business development. Bernstein brings over …

PHOENIX–Best Western® Hotels & Resorts (BWHR) today announces the opening of the very first Vīb® in Africa, Vīb Cape Town. The urban, upscale boutique brand …