Alabama, Florida courts reject OTA tax cases

  The Alabama Supreme Court and the Second Judicial Circuit Court of Florida in Leon County ruled decisively in favor of online travel companies, affirming...

Romney returns to Marriott

    Mitt Romney stepped back into the top reaches of the US corporate world Monday, rejoining the board of hotelier Marriott International a month after losing...

Summit Hotel Properties prices new stock offering

  Summit Hotel Properties Inc. today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 2.7m shares in hopes of raising up to $72.4m. The Sioux...

Starwood sells Manhattan hotel for $275M in cash

  Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide said it completed the $275m cash sale of the Manhattan at Times Square Hotel in New York City to affiliates Rockpoint Group, Goldman Sachs’...

Choice Hotels’ Sleep Inn in revival mode

From the floors of The Lodging Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Sleep Inn by Choice Hotels International reports strong demand for its Designed to Dream...

Comfort hotels continues its nationwide brand refresh

  The brand-wide refresh of the Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites brands is hitting a sweet spot with guests and developers.  At the 2012 Lodging Conference, Choice Hotels International announced...

Cambria Suites sees strong momentum, say Choice Hotel officials

  Cambria Suites by Choice Hotels International on October 3 announced three development agreements during The Lodging Conference.  The fast-growing brand has plans to build hotels in West...

Noble Investment buys Embassy Suites Cleveland/Beachwood

  Noble Investment Group, a leading private lodging and hospitality organization, announced the acquisition of the Embassy Suites Cleveland/Beachwood. Noble will invest $8.6m in property improvements...

Supertel continues to unload Super 8 hotels.

  A Nebraska hotel REIT has been exercising its strategic plan to reposition its portfolio with more mid-market properties and has sold three Super 8...

RLJ nabs two hotels in gateway markets.

  RLJ Lodging Trust of Bethesda, MD, last week acquired two focused-service hotels – picking up one in a bankruptcy proceeding and acquiring the other...