InterContinental Hotels Group aims to open 150 hotels in India by 2020

Number of hotels InterContinental Hotels Group aims to open in India by 2020, 138 more than it has today. Meantime, IHG has 7,800 rooms...

Business travelers care most about hotel’s locale, says Choice Hotels survey

Thursday, May 01, 2014 – MOST U.S. BUSINESS travelers care most about a hotel’s location over all other preferences, says a new report by...

Choice Hotels open to acquiring a brand

CEO Steve Joyce says smaller, single-brand companies struggle to survive; names La Quinta Inns & Suites Friday, May 13, 2016 – CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL is...

March metrics ‘good indicator’ of pricing power, says STR

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – REVPAR AT U.S. hotels increased an average of 7.2 percent to $75.31 in March, reports STR. Occupancy was up 2.9...

IHG teams up with Goodwill to prepare people for jobs

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 – CONNECTING PEOPLE TO jobs in hospitality is the goal of a new partnership between InterContinental Hotels Group and Goodwill...

The heaviest Thanksgiving turkey recorded in the Guinness Book of Records is 86 pounds.

Number of pounds of the heaviest Thanksgiving turkey recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. It was the dressed weight recorded at acompetition held...

U.S. hotel industry will continue ‘record-breaking performance’ through 2019, reports STR

STR THIS MONTH revised its forecast on the performance of the U.S. hotel industry, noting the sector will “continue on its record-breaking performance run...

Best Western To Go app gets redesign

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 – BEST WESTERN INTERNATIONAL has launched a redesigned, mobile application called “Best Western To Go.” Since 2009 when Best Western last...

Two hotels in one: Asian-American hotelier opens Hilton’s 10th dual-branded site in Atlanta

  Wednesday, February 27, 2-13 - MORE THAN FIVE YEARS ago, hotel developer S. Jay Patel of North Point Hospitality Group, inked the acquisition of...

GE agrees to sell hotel financing division

Friday, April 1, 2016 – GE CAPITAL HAS agreed to sell its hotel-financing division. Western Alliance Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorp.,...