Choice Hotels realigns executive level

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL on June 25 announced changes to its leadership lineup. The Rockville, Maryland, franchiser has promoted and repositioned several veteran employees and...

Banyan Investment Group buys Houston-area Courtyard by Marriott

HOTEL INVESTMENT AND management company Banyan Investment Group has acquired the 110-room Courtyard by Marriott Houston Pearland in Pearland, Texas, near Houston. Banyan's leadership includes...

Mullinix forms Advantage Hotels with acquired brands

PATRICK MULLINIX, A hotel industry veteran, has formed a new franchising venture. Mullinix on June 20 announced the launch of Advantage Hotels in Austin, Texas,...

USDA grants $9.5M toward hotel project

THANKS TO A loan backed by the USDA, A-1 Hospitality of Kennewick, Washington, plans to build a $11 million Fairfield Inn by Marriott in...

Members reject Best Western change to for-profit

BEST WESTERN HOTELS & Resorts members have voted down the company’s proposal to change its business model to a for-profit company. It is unclear...

Asian American company completes Bay Area’s first modular-built hotel

AN ASIAN AMERICAN owned company has completed the first modular-built hotel in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Home2 Suites by Hilton San Francisco...

AAHOA vice chair visits White House regarding health care rule

AAHOA VICE CHAIRMAN Biran Patel went to the White House Rose Garden Tuesday to throw the association’s support behind part of President Donald Trump’s...

Hilton celebrates anniversary with ‘Random Acts of Hospitality’

A CENTURY OF operating in the hospitality industry has given Hilton a soft spot. The company is celebrating its 100th anniversary with “Random Acts...

Noble breaks ground on unique dual-brand in Atlanta

IN A NEVER before seen combination, Atlanta-based Noble Investment Group has broken ground on a dual-brand Courtyard by Marriott and Element by Westin in...

IHG launches ‘We’re there’ marketing campaign

IT’S AN EXPRESSION many tired travelers long to hear: We’re there. That’s now the name of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ new global marketing campaign...