HFTP

HFTP rejects AHLA’s merger offer

ON MONDAY THE Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals association politely declined an offer by the American Hotel and Lodging Association to merge the two...
Travel fears are fading

Survey: Travel fears are fading for most as pandemic ends

THE WAR IN Ukraine and lingering concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic are making some travelers nervous, according to a survey from risk and crisis...

Analysis: Resuming business travel and meetings provides competitive edge

BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS that resume business travel and in-person meetings are likely to have a competitive edge over those that do not, according to...
Mask mandate for public transportation

USTA: Mask mandate for public transportation is ‘out of step’

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Justice will appeal the recent court ruling that overturned a federal mask mandate on public transportation. In response, the U.S....
U.S. construction pipeline

LE: U.S. hotel construction pipeline slightly up in first quarter

THE U.S. HOTEL construction pipeline was slightly up at the end of the first quarter of 2022, according to Lodging Econometrics (LE). Dallas was...
Vision Hospitality

Vision hosts 25th anniversary gala in hometown of Chattanooga, TN

WITH THE TENNESSEE River winding through downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, as a backdrop, Mitch Patel, president and CEO of Vision Hospitality Group, welcomed nearly 300...
Business travel

Report: Business travel revenue to drop $20 billion this year compared to 2019

THE BUSINESS TRAVEL revenue of U.S. hotels is expected to drop $20 billion this year, down 23 percent when compared to 2019, according to...
Federal mask mandate

Federal mask mandate for transportation systems lifted

A FEDERAL JUDGE in Florida has accomplished what travel and hospitality organizations have been advocating for months: ending a government or federal mask mandate...
Red Roof Donation

Red Roof donates $10,000 to fight human trafficking

RED ROOF IS putting its money to good use, fighting human trafficking in cooperation with anti-child trafficking and exploitation organization ECPAT-USA. The hotel company...
AAHOACON 2022

New AAHOA chairmanship begins during AAHOACON 2022

NISHANT “NEAL” PATEL assumed the chairmanship of AAHOA Friday as the culmination of the association’s 2022 Convention & Trade Show in Baltimore, Maryland. More...