IHG announces first Atwell Suites property under construction in Miami

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP has announced Miami as the location of its first property in its upper-midscale Atwell Suites brand launched last year. Baywood Hotels,...

Associations congratulate Biden on election win

MAJOR MEDIA OUTLETS declared Joe Biden as president-elect Saturday after days of ballot counting gave the former vice president a victory in the crucial...

Companies adapt airline products to hotel industry

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN the airline and hotel industries has always been clear. Now, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a blending of...

New company launches multi-purpose, ‘contactless’ concierge program

THE SOFTWARE COMPANY chaired by Rajiv Trivedi, former brand president for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Inc.’s La Quinta Inn, has officially launched its first...

AAA survey finds Americans willing to travel in fall

AMERICANS ARE PLANNING to travel this fall, but they remain cautious about whether they will be able to realize those plans, according to a...

Arizona hotelier found dead in lake

A LAKE HAVASU City, Arizona, hotelier was found dead in a lake in an apparent drowning. On a community website, Pishit Patel was remembered...

Associations keep up pressure on Congress for stimulus

NEGOTIATIONS OVER THE next round of federal stimulus continue to falter, industry associations are redoubling their efforts to pressure Congress to act. Those efforts...

Study: COVID-19 reversing diversity progress in hospitality industry

COVID-19 MAY HAVE reversed some of the progress made in diversity and inclusion in the hospitality, travel and leisure sector, according to a new...

STR: U.S. had most hotel openings during pandemic

WHILE THE COVID-19 pandemic continues, the U.S. leads the world in hotel openings, according to STR. However, the number of project deferrals and abandonments...

RLH Corp. relaunches GuestHouse as extended-stay brand

LOOKING TO CASH in on the extended-stay segment’s resilience during the COVID-19, Red Lion Hotels Corp. has relaunched its GuestHouse International brand as the...