Help For Hurricane Ida Victims
Hoteliers Get Creative To Provide Refuge For Evacuees, First Responders

As Hurricane Ida makes its way north as a tropical storm, the focus begins to shift in hard-hit cities like New Orleans to the many displaced citizens, not to mention first responders, in need of lodging. As such, hotels will play a vital role in helping the recovery efforts as they always do. Of course, many hotel owners will be faced with a choice about how to handle the sudden …

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Hotel Happenings

RALEIGH, NC—A new survey examining hospitality employees’ satisfaction with their company’s current walkie-talkie radios has found close to 50% of workers would consider quitting their …

By Warren Dehan Data security has come under greater scrutiny for all businesses in recent years, with larger fines and penalties being awarded for contemporary …

CHARLOTTE, NC—Officials of Everwood Hospitality Partners (EHP), a leading hotel owner/operator with a growing portfolio of lifestyle, full- and select-service hotels nationwide, today announced the …

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced plans to expand its portfolio in Turkey with the expected opening of 10 properties by the end of 2022. …

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 …