‘We can do better’

Starwood Hotels & Resorts leaders explain reason behind Frits van Paasschen’s departure Tuesday, February 17, 2015 – STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS under the leadership of Frits...

Tru by Hilton opens nearly 40 hotels in one year

RAM HOTELS IN March opened a Tru by Hilton hotel in Auburn, Alabama. It is the company’s first Tru and among 37 Tru hotels...

AHLA marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

HOTELS CAN PLAY an important role in preventing sexual assault, and the American Hotel and Lodging Association will make that clear to the nation...

Local governments can pose a problem for hotel developers

IF YOU BUILD IT, they will come. That’s what all hotel developers hope for their projects. But you have to build it first, and...

Asian-American hotelier teams up with U.S.-based operator to build India enterprise

JHM Hotels in Greenville, S.C., and Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Arlington, VA, mark five years since forming JHM Interstate India… February will mark five years...

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...

Report ranks newly-created Opportunity Zones

THE TAX CUTS and Jobs Act of 2017 has provided an opportunity for hotel developers. More specifically, it has provided Opportunity Zones. Opportunity Zones are...

Texas new-build joins Best Western

Thursday, December 31, 2015 – BEST WESTERN PLUS Elmendorf Hotel in Elmendorf, Texas, is the newest member of Best Western Hotels & Resorts. Owner...

NewcrestImage buys historic New Orleans hotel

Friday, June 14, 2013 – A NEWLY MERGED Asian American hotel development company in Texas has entered the New Orleans market through its purchase...

Tata Group waits for Orient-Express response, analysts question size of offer

    From  news reports Indian Hotels Co. expects to get a response from Orient-Express Hotels on its takeover bid within the next three weeks, a company executive...