Houston Staybridge sale attracts national attention

A $21.6 MILLION hotel sales transaction involving an Asian American owned company is a finalist in the Single Asset Transaction of the Year ($25...

End of Cell Phone Dead Zones?

Mobile technology innovator devises solution to eliminate cellular and wi-fi dead spots…   Wednesday, July 3, 2013 – A STRONG INTERNET connection and clear mobile call...

Investigators suspect China in Marriott data breach

EXPERTS ARE SAYING the Chinese government may be behind a data breach of Marriott International ‘s Starwood reservation system that exposed private information for...

Marriott trains half a million employees on preventing human trafficking

AS NATIONAL SLAVERY and Human Trafficking Prevention Month continues, Marriott International said it has reached a goal of training 500,000 hotel workers to spot...

Choice names an Econo Lodge its Hotel of the Year

WHO SAYS ECONOMY has to mean low rates as well as guest expectations? The Econo Lodge in Russellville, Kentucky, draws high occupancy and top...

Hurricane Harvey floods Houston, hoteliers rise to occasion

ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON, Mirage Hospitality President and CEO Miraj Patel was ready for Hurricane Harvey to hit the Houston area where his family owns...

Wanted: Rooms for electric linemen

FLORIDA HOTELS WITH vacant rooms but no electrical power can provide rooms for linemen who will get the property powered up just so they...

Hurricane Harvey brings flood of generosity

THE EXPERIENCE OF housing evacuees from Hurricane Harvey inspired Chris Patel, general manager of the Best Western Hotel in Lewisville, Texas, and his Assistant...

Best Western may transform into for-profit company

BEST WESTERN HOTELS & Resorts Inc. may change its business model to a for-profit company. The company’s proposal to convert from a nonprofit membership organization...

Hoteliers raise funds for Hurricane Harvey survivors

WITH FLOOD WATERS from Hurricane Harvey still surging in Houston, Mirage Hospitality President and CEO Miraj Patel is doing what he can to help....