Peachtree Group

Peachtree forms new company, Peachtree Group, to lead investment portfolio

THE MANAGING PRINCIPALS of Atlanta-based Peachtree Hotel Group are forming a new company, Peachtree Group, to oversee its investment portfolio. Peachtree’s hospitality division includes...
Summer 2022 Global Rescue Traveler Safety and Sentiment Survey

Survey: 80 percent of travelers less concerned about new COVID variant

NEARLY 80 PERCENT of travelers said that the latest COVID-19 variant, BA5, is unlikely to make them cancel or postpone international travel this year,...
Hospitality show

AHLA, Questex collaborate for The Hospitality Show

THE AMERICAN HOTEL and Lodging Association is collaborating with information services and event company Questex to produce “The Hospitality Show.” It will have sessions...
direct pay program for corporate guests

Choice launches direct pay program for corporate guests

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL is implementing “Choice Direct Pay,” a system that allows corporate customers to make reservations for their employees and guests at multiple...
Choice Hotels International

Choice Hotels finishes acquisition of Radisson Americas

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL has completed its acquisition of Radisson Hotels Americas for $675 million. The transaction includes Radisson’s franchise business, operations and intellectual property. The...
extended-stay hotels USA

Recovery gap between extended-stay hotels, others closer in first half of the year

AS THE FIRST half of 2022 ended, U.S. hotels overall were catching up with extended-stay hotels in terms of recovery, according to a report...
Sustainable Travel Coalition

USTA launches Sustainable Travel Coalition

THE U.S. TRAVEL ASSOCIATION recently launched the Sustainable Travel Coalition to align the travel, transportation and technology sectors to create a more sustainable U.S....

Hotel Data Conference sold out for first time since 2019

THE 14th ANNUAL Hotel Data Conference, the gathering of the industry data community, has been sold out for the first time since 2019 with...
ElevateHER initiative

AAHOA launches ‘ElevateHER’ initiative

AAHOA’S NEWEST PROJECT aimed at promoting women in hospitality is the “ElevateHER Women’s Initiative to Highlight and Support Women Hoteliers and Leaders in the...
trafficking prevention training program for hotels

AHLA Foundation launches trafficking prevention training program for hotel industry

THE AMERICAN HOTEL & Lodging Association philanthropy branch AHLA Foundation has launched a trafficking prevention training program for the hotel industry in collaboration with...