British agency may fine Marriott for data breach

THE UNITED KINGDOM’S Information Commissioner’s Office plans to fine Marriott International £99,200,396, or just over $123 million, in connection with a massive breach of...

NewcrestImage plans $2 billion expansion

DALLAS-BASED NEWCRESTIMAGE, under Chairman and CEO Mehul Patel, has begun a nationwide expansion of its operations, the company announced Tuesday. To further that goal,...

Stonehill assists in debt restructuring for Florida hotel

STONEHILL, AN AFFILIATE of Peachtree Hotel Group, recently assisted in Gulf Breeze, Florida-based Innisfree Hotels’ debt restructuring for its Hampton Inn & Suites Panama...

360 Hospitality Group proposes Aloft Hotel in Melbourne, FL

A FLORIDA HOTEL developer is seeking city approval to build an Aloft Hotel where a bank once stood. Samir Patel, president and CEO of...

New Courtyard training ground for hospitality students

TOTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS of Albuquerque, New Mexico, has realized its plan to open a hotel to benefit students of a hospitality school. The Courtyard...

Asian American owned Quality Inn will again be featured in NASCAR contest

FOR THE SECOND year, Choice Hotels International’s midscale brand Quality Inn is giving away a trip to next year’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at...

Marriott to spend $500 million on women-owned businesses in 2019

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL EXPECTS to spend $500 million in 2019 with women-owned businesses, meeting one year early a milestone set in 2015 to double its...

AHLA, AAHOA launch ‘No Room for Trafficking’ campaign

THE AMERICAN HOTEL & Lodging Association and AAHOA are sending the message that there is no room for human trafficking in their members’ hotels....

Asian American hoteliers open next wave of avid hotels

CHAMPION HOTELS, A prolific developer of branded properties in the U.S., has helped InterContinental Hotels Group make history. IHG on June 26 announced its...

Choice Hotels realigns executive level

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL on June 25 announced changes to its leadership lineup. The Rockville, Maryland, franchiser has promoted and repositioned several veteran employees and...