NewcrestImage opens two of four hotels planned for mixed-use development

NEWCRESTIMAGE IS HALFWAY to completing a four-hotel campus to complement a $1.5 billion mixed-used development in Frisco, Texas. The metro-Dallas-based hotel developer, owner and manager,...

Hotels recognize UN’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30

JULY 30 IS World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a United Nations program to promote awareness of human trafficking and efforts to prevent it....

Ground broken for Asian American owned Thompson Hotel in Denver

HYATT HOTELS CORP.’S first Thompson Hotels property in Colorado is being developed by an Asian American-owned company. T2 Hospitality, under the leadership of founder...

IHG ditches individual toiletry bottles

ONE OF THE world’s biggest hotel companies, InterContinental Hotel Group, has pledged to replace all miniature bottles of toiletries with bulk dispensers by 2021....

Survey: Global travelers mostly satisfied despite setbacks

MOST GLOBAL TRAVELERS, 86 percent, are satisfied with their overall business travel experiences, the Global Business Travel Association Business Traveler Sentiment Index reveals. This...

Banyan closes $50M deal for three hotels

BANYAN INVESTMENT GROUP of Atlanta on July 24 completed the acquisition of a three-hotel portfolio in Madison, Wisconsin. The 372-room deal totaled approximately $50 million...

NAACP: Hotel industry falling behind on diversity

THE U.S. HOTEL industry is not making enough progress in improving racial diversity, according to a recent report from the NAACP. In fact, the...

Reauthorization proposed for Brand USA

LEGISLATION HAS BEEN proposed to reauthorize Brand USA, a public-private partnership that promotes travel to the U.S. The bill’s sponsors and Brand USA supporters...

Lima Hotels building $93M Holiday Inn Express

STONEHILL STRATEGIC CAPITAL, an affiliate of Peachtree Hotels Group in Atlanta, Georgia, has financed a $93 million hotel development in Washington, D.C. Lima Hotels LLC,...

Asian American building hotels in St. Augustine

A FLORIDA HOTEL developer plans to construct two branded properties in St. Augustine. Jalaram Hotels Inc., headed by Kanti Patel, has several hotels in...