$90.7 billion spent on corporate travel in the US in 2011

$90.7 billion.The amount spent on corporate travel in the US in 2011, including revenue from airlines, car rentals and hotels. It is a 20...

DOJ issues a stay on pool lift regulation

The US Department of Justice on March 15 granted a 60-day stay on enacting the new pool-lift regulations. Through April 4, the DOJ will receive...

4.8 percent is the increase in ADR generated by a 3.4 percent uptick in...

$350 million The amount of money Noble Investment Group, a lodging and hospitality investment organization, invested in real estate in 2011. The transactions increased...

Hotel research firm says Viva la Mexico

  Mexico City is not only one of the five largest cities in the world, it’s also one of the most significant economic centers in Latin America...

IHG report highlights future global travel trends

  In the very near future, the traveling public could be trekking virtually baggage-free by being able to rent clothing and accessories from hotel lobbies....

CA fair franchising proposal is DOA

  Turns out the optimism that California’s fair franchising proposal would make it to the full legislature for a vote last week was premature. Assembly Bill...

California fair-franchising bill passes committee

Asian American Hotel Owners Association as the fore of the movement advocates say is aimed at leveling playing field between franchisors and franchisees…  Sacramento, CA,...

Embassy Suites Hotels’ fourth annual Business Travel Survey

234.The number of people surveyed for the Embassy Suites Hotels’ fourth annual Business Travel Survey who say they are traveling more than a year...

Hospitality is ‘high-risk’ in labor law crackdown

DOL armed with more compliance officers, wherewithal to enforce back pay of exploited workers… The US Department of Labor is on the hunt for employers...

50 percent

50 percent. The amount of traffic on Facebook driven by mobile devices, according to its recent SEC filing. It’s about five times the amount of traffic on...