Events focus awareness on preventing human trafficking

THE U.S. HOSPITALITY industry’s campaign against human trafficking continued in 2020 as hotel companies and associations recognized National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. That included...

Baywood Hotels added 18 properties in 2019

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND-BASED Baywood Hotels set a record in 2019 by opening 18 new hotels during the year. Among them was the 1000th Fairfield by...

Stonebridge buys Le Méridien New Orleans for $84 million

STONEBRIDGE COS. HAS acquired the Le Méridien New Orleans hotel for $84 million from Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. It is the second acquisition...

Noble Investment acquires dual-brand Hilton hotel in Denver

NOBLE INVESTMENT GROUP has acquired the dual-brand Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Denver and Homewood Suites by Hilton Downtown Denver in Denver. Atlanta-based Noble...

Vision breaks ground on second Kinley Hotel

VISION HOSPITALITY GROUP has broken ground on its second Kinley boutique hotel. The Chattanooga, Tennessee-based company launched the Kinley brand in 2018. The 64-room Kinley...

My Place employees train to prevent human trafficking

EMPLOYEES OF ABERDEEN, South Dakota-based My Place Hotels started the new year out with training that may help them prevent human trafficking. The training...

Shamin Hotels buys newspaper building for new office

SHAMIN HOTELS, ONE of the largest Asian American owned hotel development and management companies in the country, has a new home with a literary...

ESA produces videos in support of American Cancer Society

EXTENDED STAY AMERICA is continuing its support for The American Cancer Society with a new video series. The series will focus on ESA’s Hotel...

Hotel industry saw leadership changes, growth in 2019

ANOTHER YEAR IS done and a new year, and a new decade, begins for the U.S. hotel industry. In 2019, leadership at AAHOA changed...

AHLA, AARP campaign against travel scams

SOME OF THE perils of travel can happen before the journey even begins. Online travel scams remain prevalent and often target travelers over 50...