Interstate absorbs Noble Management Group

 Noble Investment Group in Atlanta, a lodging and hospitality investment organization, and Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the largest independent hotel management company in the...

IHG owners group changes name

IAHI, The Owners’ Association, or InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG)-brand hotels worldwide has formally rebranded itself as the ‘IHG Owners Association.’  At last month’s IHG...

America?s Best continues growth

AMERICA’S Best Franchising has opened 10 new properties with a total of 702 rooms during the first quarter of 2011.   The Atlanta-based company now operates...

PwC updates 2011 forecast

PRICEWATERHOUSE Coopers US has updated its lodging forecast to call for a growth of demand in the sector. After a period of moderate economic growth...

IHG, GRAND-AM rev up partnership

InterContinental Hotels Group has agreed to ride shotgun with GRAND-AM Road Racing. The Atlanta-based hotel company has been named the official hotel partner for racing...

American Airlines in bankruptcy reorganization

American Airlines’ parent corporation has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in New York’s federal bankruptcy court. AMR Corp., also the parent of AMR Eagle Holding...

Hersha’s largest portfolio sale

HERSHA Hospitality Trust has entered into an agreement to sell 18 hotels to Starwood Capital for $155m, the largest sale in the real-estate investment...

Accor To Increase India Presence

French hotel company Accor is planning to dramatically expand its presence in India. Accor – which currently has eight hotels in India – will...

La Quinta closes year on high note

LA QUINTA Inns & Suites posted its growth numbers for 2009, reporting increases in franchise contracts, new build projects and guest satisfaction rates.  The...

AAHOA reaches 10,000

SEVERAL months after celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association reached its long-time goal of registering 10,000 members at the AAHOA...