Digital Transformation in Hospitality

As modern changes in tech are happening at an extremely rapid rate, the consumer market has changed just as quickly to grow new expectations...

AAHOA vice chairman appointed to federal advisory board

AAHOA VICE CHAIR Vinay Patel has been appointed to a two-year term on the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. The board advises the...

AHLA: Main Street Lending program is a ‘complete failure’

THE FEDERAL MAIN Street Lending program has done almost nothing to help hotels suffering from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according...

USTA: Travel spending down 45 percent from 2019

DESPITE VACCINES FOR COVID-19 being on the way, U.S. travel spending is expected to finish 2020 down 45 percent down from 2019 levels, according...

Shivam Soham contracts with HE to manage new Holiday Inn Express

DEVELOPMENT COMPANY SHIVAM Soham, LLC, led by Tarun Patel, principal, has contracted with Hotel Equities to manage its new Holiday Inn Express & Suites...

Past AAHOA chairman hosts political rally

AS A NEW president prepares to take office amid continuing political turmoil, Atlanta hotelier and former AAHOA Chairman Mike Patel is taking an active...

Red Roof continuing Room in Your Heart campaign

RED ROOF IS continuing its Room in Your Heart campaign to benefit military members, children and students. Once again, guests participate to help the...

AAHOA offers human trafficking training to meet new Florida law

A NEW LAW in Florida will require hotels to train housekeeping and front desk employees annually in human trafficking awareness. AAHOA is providing the...

Robotics company gets new funding, plans expansion

A NEW ROUND of investments have put cleaning robotics manufacturer Maidbot on the path to accelerated production and deployments across North America, Europe and...

AHLA survey finds holiday travel will be down

U.S. HOTELS CANNOT count on a holiday travel surge this year as a result of the growing surge in COVID-19 cases, according to a...