BPR Properties opens Hampton Inn in historic silk mill in Sonoma County

BPR PROPERTIES IN June opened a Hampton Inn in a 126-year-old building in Sonoma County, California. The historic landmark in the city of Petaluma...

Summit Hotel Properties closes on five-hotel portfolio

  Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - Summit Hotel Properties Inc. has closed on the previously announced acquisition of a portfolio of five unencumbered Louisiana hotels. The...

Cobblestone acquires Centerstone, Key West brands from Vimana

ON AUG. 1, COBBLESTONE Hotels acquired Key West Inns/ Hotels/Resorts and Centerstone Inns/Hotels/Plaza Hotels, the primary assets of Vimana Franchise Systems. The acquisition spells...

PM Hospitality to open four new hotels

Friday, August 23, 2013 – PM HOSPITALITY STRATEGIES, a hotel management company based in Washington, DC, has signed management contracts to provide technical and...

Staybridge Suites hits 200th opening

Extended-stay brand story tells of IHG’s strategy to invest in its own brands to build value and financial return… Tuesday, August 19, 2014 – The 200th...

Lodging Interactive introduces Gift Hotel, a gift-card website

  Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 – Lodging Interactive has made the task of selling gift cards easier for hotels. Today, the interactive and social media marketing...

Marriott reporting massive data breach

A MASSIVE DATA breach in Marriott International’s Starwood guest reservation database has jeopardized the personal information of potentially half a billion guests. The breach,...

Georgia’s first Aloft Hotel opens in Atlanta

Banyan Investment Group, an Asian-American-owned hotel development and management company, oversees the largest Aloft in the U.S. … Wednesday, May 28, 2014 – TAKE A...

Hotel transactions heat up in San Antonio

BAYWOOD HOTELS THIS month sold two San Antonio, Texas, hotels, taking quick advantage of a market that has heated up in recent months. CBRE Hotels...

NLRB proposes new rule on joint-employer status

AFTER MORE THAN a year and a half of deliberation, the National Labor Relations Board is prepared to consider a new rule regarding joint-employer...