WYNDHAM HOTELS

Wyndham’s “Extra Mile” to show support and gratitude to flight attendants

WYNDHAM HOTELS AND RESORTS launched the new “Extra Mile” initiative to show support and gratitude towards flight attendants, ahead of the International Flight Attendant...
IHG hotel

IHG’s Crowne Plaza Atlanta partners with Goodr to rescue surplus food

IHG hotel & Resorts hotel Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia in Atlanta partnered with food waste management firm Goodr to rescue its surplus...
end to pre-departure testing

Travel industry, business organizations urge end to pre-departure testing

MORE THAN 260 travel industry and business organizations, such as the U.S. Travel Association, urged a repeal of the pre-departure testing requirement for vaccinated...
USTA

USTA: Leisure and hospitality job gains worst since the end of 2020

THE U.S. ADDED 428,000 jobs in April, keeping the unemployment rate at 3.6 percent, just above the level two years ago, according to the...
J.W. “Bill” Marriott Jr

J.W. ‘Bill’ Marriott retires, son David assumes chairmanship

A CHANGING OF the guard is taking place at Marriott International as chairmanship of the company transitions from J.W. “Bill” Marriott Jr. to his...

AHLA relaunches campaign to boost travel

THE AMERICAN HOTEL and Lodging Association (AHLA) relaunched its “Hospitality is Working” campaign to highlight hotels’ commitment to workforce, guests and communities, according to...
Baird/STR Hotel Stock

Baird/STR Stock Index rose 0.7 percent in April

THE BAIRD/STR HOTEL Stock Index rose again in April, continuing a trend the index has followed for the past four months. Investors’ optimism is...
Choice Hotels convention

Choice Hotels convention focuses on franchisees

FRANCHISEE RESILIENCE AND determination was the focus of Choice Hotels International’s 66th annual convention in Las Vegas last week. In keeping with that theme,...
Hersha Hospitality

Hersha Hospitality to sell 7 properties for $505 million

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT firm Hersha Hospitality Trust will sell seven of its select service properties outside New York for $505 million, or approximately $360,000...
Laura Lee Blake

Blake is new AAHOA president and CEO

ATTORNEY LAURA LEE Blake is the president and CEO of AAHOA, succeeding Ken Greene. Previously she was a partner with Connor, Fletcher, and Hedenkamp...