H-1B visa restrictions may impact job creation

THE U.S. HAS suspended the entry of workers on the H-1B and some other non-immigrant visa programs, ostensibly to protect American jobs according to...

Hotels gain power in group booking rates

Meeting planners say available rooms difficult to find, reports PKF-HR Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – GROUP DEMAND CONTINUED to grow in 2014 and 2015 will...
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Crestpoint Cos. opens hotel with three more on the way

CRESTPOINT COS. OF Mason, Ohio, this month opened its second hotel in 2016, a Home2 Suites in Powell, Ohio. In February, the hotel development...

Survey: Travelers might pay more for comprehensive COVID-19 protection

A NEW SURVEY found that 60 percent of travelers are willing to pay from $50 to $100 more for screening and testing services to...

La Quinta by Wyndham to be brand’s new name

JUST TWO MONTHS after Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Inc. acquired La Quinta Inn & Suites franchise business, Wyndham CEO Geoff Ballotti said Wyndham will...

DeBoer once again redefines extended-stay

WaterWalk Hotel Apartments hybrid attracts corporate travelers and $100M investment Wednesday, December 16, 2015 – A WICHITA, KANSAS-BASED apartment company has set its sights on...

Past AAHOA chairman hosts political rally

AS A NEW president prepares to take office amid continuing political turmoil, Atlanta hotelier and former AAHOA Chairman Mike Patel is taking an active...

Florida hoteliers were prepped for Hurricane Irma

BY TUESDAY EVENING, former Hurricane Irma, now just a tropical depression, was pouring out its remaining rains over Tennessee. Days before, she had swept...

Asian American hoteliers ’pioneers’ in brand launch

Hilton Worldwide inks Canopy franchise agreements Tuesday, February 17, 2015 – RECOGNIZING THE STRENGTH and value of the Asian American hotel owner, Hilton Worldwide is...

Champion Hotels buys high-profile hotel in Oklahoma City

CHAMPION HOTELS HAS acquired the 354-room Tower Hotel in northwest Oklahoma City. Champak Patel, founder and CEO of Champion Hotels, based in Oklahoma City, plans...