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...

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...

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...

Jin Jiang is new owner of Radisson Hotel Group

RADISSON HOSPITALITY INC. officially has a new owner. Jin Jiang International Holdings Co. of China announced on Nov. 13 it had closed on a deal...

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...

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...

Wyndham Worldwide to become history

AT THE CLOSE of business ­on Thursday, May 31, Wyndham Worldwide Corp. will no longer exist, and a new hotel company will be born. The...

Wyndham closes on $1.95B La Quinta deal

ONE COMPANY WAS absorbed and another was born when Wyndham Hotel Group on May 30 completed its acquisition of La Quinta Inns & Suites...

Red Lion Hotels sells its flagship property in Spokane

ONCE THE FLAGSHIP property of the Red Lion Hotels Corp., the Hotel RL in Spokane, Washington, has a new owner. RLH Corp. on July 17...

La Quinta split may alter hotel history

WHEN MITESH “MIT” Shah accepted an invitation in early 2014 to serve on the board of La Quinta Holdings Inc. he was looking forward...