President Obama orders a task force to boost US travel and tourism

President Obama announced today that he has issued an Executive Order aimed at boosting travel and tourism during an event in Orlando, Fla., attended...

Loews commits $500m to buy and build program

  Loews Hotels & Resorts of New York plans to spend $500m to acquire and build hotels. The company, which owns 18 hotels in the US...

Hotel companies on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

Fortune magazine named several hotel companies among the Best Companies to Work For in America. Recognized are Klimpton Hotels & Restaurants (number 16), Marriott International...

Vantage Hospitality opened 1,000th hotel in 2011

Americas Best Value Inn, the 10th largest hotel brand in the world and owned by Vantage Hospitality Group in Coral Springs, FL, added 127 properties...

Best Western joins Roomkey.com

Best Western International announced today that it has signed on as the first commercial partner to supply hotel inventory to Room Key. Best Western is...

Summit closes on Texas hotel

  Summit Hotel Properties Inc. on October 23 closed on its acquisition of the 98-room Hilton Garden Inn in Fort Worth, Texas for $7.2 m.    Summit...

Hersha Hospitality sees gains in 3Q, ponders Hurricane Sandy’s impact on 4Q

  Despite a lackluster September, Hersha Hospitality Trust of Harrisburg, PA, owner of upscale hotels in urban gateway markets, today announced gains during the third...

Another report signals soft fall, winter for US hotels

  Business activity in the US hotel industry declined during August, according to the latest reading of e-forecasting.com’s Hotel Industry Pulse index, or HIP. HIP, a...

TravelClick goes live on Room Key website

  TravelClick, a provider of revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers across the globe, recently announced that their hotels are live on Room Key. Thousands of TravelClick’s web...

La Quinta blazes path to Colombia

  La Quinta Inns & Suites struck a new deal this week to grow its brand in Colombia, South America. The Dallas-based company on February 28...