IHG returns to Russia

InterContinental Hotels Group’s luxury brand returns to Russia after a decade away with the opening of InterContinental Moscow Tverskaya at the end of this...

J.W. Marriott to give up CEO reins

J.W. Marriott Jr. plans to step down as chief executive officer of Marriott International Inc. in 2012, the year the hotel company marks its...

Concord Hospitality wraps up a $25m punch list with hotel opening

Concord Hospitality Enterprises of Raleigh, N.C., will open a 156-suite hotel near a Houston airport this month. The 156-suite Spring Hill Suites Houston Intercontinental  Airport...

Marshall Hotels adds five contracts

Officials of Marshall Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a leading, Maryland-based hotel management and services company, today announced the company has added five contracts to...

Vantage teams up with Sabre

Vantage Hospitality Group Inc., the world’s 10th largest hotel company, has entered into an agreement with Sabre Hospitality Solutions to utilize its central reservation...

Host Hotels ends agreement to buy Grand Hyatt Washington, D.C.

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. announced today that it terminated its agreement to acquire the 888-room Grand Hyatt Washington, D.C.  In conjunction with the termination, the...

Fewer new rooms in the US pipeline, says report

The luxury and upper upscale tiers are showing the most new-build activity in the US hotel industry, according to a November pipeline report by...

US tour operators forecast ‘staggering’ 2012 growth outlook

The U.S. Tour Operators Association members look forward to growth in sales in 2012. USTOA’s annual survey of active members Sunday at its Annual Conference...

Best Western members elect Dave Amin as chairman 2012

 Best Western International today announced that its board of directors has elected Devang (Dave) Amin. Amin previously served as the board's secretary-treasurer and is the...

Starwood to acquire large stake in Design Hotels AG

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT) has agreed to acquire 49.8 percent of the shares of Design Hotels AG from Arabella Hospitality SE,...