Houston hotel tax helps fund trip to India

HOUSTON, TEXAS, HOME to about 300,000 Indian Americans, may soon strengthen its connection to India by establishing direct commercial flights that could ultimately lead...

Peak building years ahead for extended-stay, says report

Extended-stay hotel industry enjoying results of low supply and high demand in first half of 2014, reports The Highland Group… Monday, August 11, 2014 –...

Hilton spent $306M on IPO

Thursday, February 27, 2014 – THE COST OF going public is reflected in Hilton Worldwide’s fourth-quarter earnings report, which noted $306 million in expenses...

Transactions heat up in first half of year, say experts

Second half to get even hotter… Thursday, July 17, 2014 – JLL HOTELS & HOSPITALITY Group brokered more than $12 billion in hotel transactions in...
Northcott Hospitality's AmericInn Cares program raised $50,000 for Give the Kids the World charity with a series of ice cream based events

Northcott Hospitality raises $50,000 for children’s charity This year’s donation brings total to $820,000...

Northcott Hospitality, parent of AmericInn Hotels, this year raised $50,000 for Give the Kids the World, a “storybook” resort in Orlando, Florida, for children...

Debt ceiling next issue for Congress to wrestle with

  Now that the fall off the nation’s ‘fiscal cliff’ was temporarily averted, in the next few weeks the US Congress will negotiate an increase...

Blackstone agrees to $10M Extended Stay settlement

From Reuters Monday, June 24, 2013 – BLACKSTONE GROUP LP agreed to pay $10 million to settle a lawsuit that had sought $8.4 billion for...

What DOMA ruling means for business

From The Wall Street Journal Thursday, June 27, 2013 – COMPANIES THAT ALREADY offer benefits to the partners of gay workers will see little change...

Report: Millennial business travelers like booking on the go

MILLENNIALS ARE ALL about mobility, preferring to book their hotel and airline reservations on smart phones or tablets when traveling for business, according to...
Data from vpnMentor shows that 55 percent of shoppers surveyed said customer reviews affect their buying decisions.

Reviews matter

JUST IN CASE there was any doubt, reviews do matter to consumers, according to a graph from vpnMentor. And they translate into more value,...