OYO seeking up to $1.2 billion in IPO

HOSPITALITY FIRM OYO is planning to raise up to $1.2 billion through an IPO and is expected to file the draft red herring prospectus...

Report: U.S. hotels to lose $59 billion in business travel revenue in 2021

U.S. HOTELS ARE projected to incur more than $59 billion loss in business travel revenue this year compared to 2019, according to a report...

Greene named full-time president, CEO for AAHOA

KEN GREENE HAS been named as the new president and CEO of AAHOA. He has served in an interim capacity in the position since...

Hoteliers cheer plans to end travel restrictions to U.S. for vaccinated passengers

THE U.S. ON Monday announced it will lift COVID travel bans on all air passengers in November if they are fully vaccinated and undergo...

Blog: Brands likely to take a hard look at housekeeping

THERE HAS BEEN mixed response to the trend of making housekeeping an on-request deliverable rather than a standard service, according to HotStats. The hotel...

Hilton, Mars Petcare enter agreement to promote pet friendly policies

MORE PEOPLE ARE traveling, and more of them are bringing a pet with them on vacation. Hilton is aiming to corner that market for...

Survey: Bad radios cause hotel employees to consider leaving jobs

AS THE HOSPITALITY industry continues to struggle with a labor shortage, hotel owners and operators must address any issue that affects employee retention. According...
smart room technology in hotels

OYO and Microsoft to develop ‘smart room’ technology

MICROSOFT AND OYO Hotels and Homes will work together to develop “smart room” technology including customized in-room experiences, self-check-in, guest ID verification and augmented...

Radisson Hotel Group Americas moving HQ into new location in early 2022

RADISSON HOTEL GROUP Americas is moving its headquarters from Minnetonka, Minnesota, to West End of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, in early 2022. The 35,000...

Best Western’s Kong to retire at end of year

DAVID KONG, CEO of Best Western Hotel Group, will retire at the end of this year. He has held the position for 20 years,...

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