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...

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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...

Hotels to mark Earth Hour by turning off the lights

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Leisure travel boosting ADR

  Business travel, generally considered the primary driver in hotel rate revenue these days, may soon have to take a back seat to leisure travel. Leisure...

New Orleans hotels say one, two, three, hike!

  An Econo Lodge in New Orleans that usually charges $80 a night for its two-double-bed guest room has hiked the daily rate to $349....

Asian American hoteliers to stage ‘huge pushback’ against BP

A bigger public protest, a letter to the White House and Congress and a negative PR campaign against the oil giant are part of...

60 US landmarks preserved by Hampton Hotels through its Save-A-Landmark program.

US landmarks preserved by Hampton Hotels through its Save-A-Landmark program.  On September 29, the company presented a $25,000 donation to the Kīlauea Lighthouse in...

New survey reveals latest trends in US hotels

  More US hotels have gone eco-friendly, depend on mobile technology and offer healthy options to guests. Those are some of the findings published in The...

Asian hoteliers lead crusade for lending fairness

Proposed Congressional reform would reclassify small to mid-size hotels and restore lenders’ confidence… ‘We wanted to understand why banks are pressing hotels to foreclose rather...

Feds offer no leeway on ADA pool regs for hotels

Representatives of the US hotel industry expressed disappointment with the federal government’s strict interpretation of public-access swimming pool rules under the Americans With Disabilities...