Kwong is new chairman of Best Western board

PETER KWONG IS the new chairman of Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ board of directors. His election follows several leadership changes at other hotel...

NewcrestImage to open Courtyard by Marriott in India

DALLAS-BASED NEWCRESTIMAGE is continuing its $2 billion expansion plan by building its first hotel in India. The 14-floor, 123-room Courtyard by Marriott in Vadodara,...

Leadership changes at hotel and travel companies continue

LEADERSHIP CHANGES AT major hotel and travel companies continue. They include the departure of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Chief Financial Officer David Wyshner as...

Noble acquires New Haven, Connecticut, hotel

ATLANTA, GEORGIA-BASED Noble Investment Group has acquired the New Haven Hotel at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Noble, led by founder and CEO...

Glitch sends Choice guest data to third-party companies

AN UNUSUAL GLITCH with the Safari browser for Apple computers and devices led to an inadvertent leak of personal information for guests using Choice...

Radisson, RLH Corp. announce leadership changes

TWO LARGE HOTEL companies announced major leadership changes Tuesday. Radisson Hotel Group announced that Ken Greene will step down from his role as president for...

DoubleTree celebrates fourth year of National Cookie Day

HANDING OUT CHOCOLATE chip cookies to guests at check-in has been a tradition for DoubleTree by Hilton for three decades. This year will be...

Developer proposes two hotels for New England village

A Connecticut hotel company wants to build two hotels in Stonington, Connecticut, a New England seaside village. J&H Hospitality of Mystic in November submitted...

AC Hotel going up in western Georgia

AN ASIAN AMERICAN hotel company plans to build a branded boutique hotel in its hometown of Columbus, Georgia. RAM Hotels on Nov. 19 held a...

Brand USA reauthorization bill passes committee

REAUTHORIZATION OF BRAND USA, a public-private partnership that promotes travel to the U.S., has moved out of committee and will now be considered for...