Hersha Hospitality wins 2012 eco award

  Hersha Hospitality Trust was named NAREIT’s 2012 Lodging & Resorts Leader in the Light Award. It is the highest achievement for lodging and resort REITs...

Vantage Hospitality makes inroads to India’s middle-class travelers

VanMYT will open two- and three-star full-service hotels for emerging market… For years, Vantage Hospitality Group executives have watched closely the rapid hotel expansion in...

Vegas Sands Corp. moves up on the green list

From Green Lodging News Las Vegas Sands Corp. shot up the list of America’s most environmental companies in Newsweek’s Green Rankings. The company saw a...

Global research group grows gloomy over US business travel

Yesterday, the sun was shining. Today, dark clouds loom on the horizon. The Global Business Travel Association in Alexandria, VA, has issued a warning...

Hotel investment volume in 2012 will mirror 2011, says global expert

  Global hotel investment volumes will remain steady this year, as the battered global economy will attract private equity investors, reports Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels...

USTA supports exemption from EU emissions trading

  The U.S. Travel Association applauded President Barack Obama for signing into law yesterday a bill exempting US airlines from the European Union's Emissions Trading...

Tumble down ‘fiscal cliff’ could cost US $20bn in lost business travel, says...

Global Business Travel Association says 32 million trips would be canceled in next two years… If the US economy falls over the ‘fiscal cliff,’ it...

12 and 7.7 billion is the percentage and dollar increase in what Americans...

Percentage and dollar increase in what Americans will spend on holiday travel this season compared to 2012, according to the fourth annual Allianz Travel...

Northeast hotels revise earnings expectations in wake of Sandy

Owners, operators and analysts note occupancy and other fundamentals not weakened by the hurricane…   As the Northeast continues to recover from the devastation left in...

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...