Best Western saves small town

FOR SHARAD PATEL, it was love at first sight. The Asian Indian born in Uganda had migrated from the U.K. to the U.S. in 1993...

ADA activists pool together to protest

Hotel pool lift rule’s extension into 2013 creates waves with disability groups…   Last week, a large group of disability activists gathered in front of the...

Asian investment firm part of group to renovate Tribeca building

Thursday, January 16, 2014 – AFTER NEARLY A year of being vetted by New York City historic preservationists, a luxury condo development in Manhattan...

Pinnacle buys Comfort Inn & Suites Mission Valley

  From The North County Times San Diego-based Pinnacle Hotels USA, which last year purchased the former Holiday Inn downtown, had added another hotel to its portfolio:...

LodgeNet may file for bankruptcy protection

  From Reuters LodgeNet Interactive Corp., a provider of cable TV, on-demand movies, Nintendo video games and Internet services to hotels and hospitals, said it will likely have...

Ashok Patel opens a new Best Western

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 – BEST WESTERN INTERNATIONAL announces the opening of the Best Western The Inn & Suites Pacific Grove, Pacific Grove, Calif. Owned by Ashok...

Survey: Global travelers mostly satisfied despite setbacks

MOST GLOBAL TRAVELERS, 86 percent, are satisfied with their overall business travel experiences, the Global Business Travel Association Business Traveler Sentiment Index reveals. This...

WaterWalk DeBoer’s latest project

Friday, October 31, 2014 – THE FATHER OF the extended-stay hotel industry has launched a new franchise that revolutionizes the revenue-per-week concept. Jack DeBoer, 83,...

Chatham Lodging Trust buys Portland, ME, hotel for $28M

Chatham Lodging Trust , a hotel REIT focused on upscale extended-stay hotels and premium branded select-service hotels, has acquired the 18-month-old Hampton Inn Portland Downtown – Waterfront Hotel in Portland,...

Hyatt Place under construction in Bloomington, IN

  Friday, May 16, 2013 – WHITE LODGING AND REI Real Estate Services Inc. announced they have begun construction on a 172-room Hyatt Place hotel...