Asian American-owned JV developing a Canopy in New Orleans

TWO ASIAN AMERICAN-owned companies are working together to develop a Canopy by Hilton in downtown New Orleans. Baywood Hotels and NewcrestImage are renovating the...

STR: RevPAR forecast to stay flat in 2020

REVPAR IS EXPECTED to remain flat this year and next, according to the forecast for 2020 and 2021 released Tuesday by STR at the...

New brand, prototype launched at ALIS

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts announced the launch of a new brand and a new prototype respectively during the Americas Lodging...

Baywood Hotels opens fourth dual-branded hotel and its first in Minnesota

BAYWOOD HOTELS HAS opened the dual-branded Home2 Suites by Hilton Minneapolis Mall of America and Tru by Hilton Minneapolis Mall of America in Bloomington,...

Peachtree Hotel Group acquired 10 hotels in 2019

LAST YEAR, PEACHTREE Hotel Group of Atlanta acquired 10 hotels, worked on five developments in Opportunity Zones and closed on four new-build developments during...

Noble acquires Hilton Garden Inn in Charleston, S.C.

NOBLE INVESTMENT GROUP has acquired the Hilton Garden Inn Charleston/Mt. Pleasant in Charleston, South Carolina. The Atlanta-based company is led by founder and CEO...

Labor Department approves new joint-employer status rules

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Labor has updated the Fair Labor Standards Act to clarify the definition of joint-employer status. It is the first major...

Castell Project accepting nominations for expanded leadership programs

THE CHANGING NEEDS of female professionals in the hospitality industry have led the non-profit Castell Project to expand the leadership programs it offers those...

Hawkeye Hotels opens boutique in its home state

THE BOUTIQUE HOTEL Chauncey, owned by Hawkeye Hotels, opened recently in Iowa City, Iowa. The 51-room hotel is part of a mixed-use development that...

Castell Award winner discusses challenges for women in hotel industry

IN SEPTEMBER, HEATHER McCrory, CEO of AccorHotels North and Central America, became the first winner of the Castell Award from the Castell Project, an...