Marriott International opened 5000 rooms during the third quarter of this year.

Number of rooms Marriott International opened during the third quarter of this year. More than 1,400 rooms were converted from competitor brands and opened...

Best Western to launch trial in US extended-stay market

Iconic brand marks 66 years with conference that starts today in Las Vegas… When Best Western International holds its annual brand conference beginning today in...

68 percent of 750 US travelers will plan a trip before Thanksgiving this year.

Percentage of 750 US travelers who will plan a trip before Thanksgiving this year, according to a recent Orbitz survey. Lower prices and smaller...

FTC suit against Wyndham not the last security breach, say experts

As long as there are credit cards, computers and consumers there will be ongoing security challenges… When the Federal Trade Commission last month filed suit...

The total value of divestments that British petroleum North America expects to make is...

$38 billion Total value of divestments that British Petroleum North America expects to make by the end of 2013. Since it began its divestiture activity in...

Next Gen meeting space defined

  What do today’s young professionals and market strivers want from their work and meeting spaces? Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Steelcase, a workspace designer, put...

New hotel construction on the upswing, says expert

  Certain industry signs are pointing to an upswing in the growth of new-build hotels as long-dormant projects are getting spurred into development.  ‘Like the slow...

Industry continues to grow in occupancy and ADR, report shows

Transient segment is driving the increase, says TravelClick… New data from TravelClick’s August North American Hospitality Review shows the hotel industry is continuing to grow...

Percentage increases in ADR at US hotels at the end of 2012 and 2013,...

4.6 & 4.9 Percentage increases in ADR at US hotels at the end of 2012 and 2013, respectively, calculates PwC in a revised outlook released...

More travelers planning ahead, says survey

  Business and leisure travelers in the US are booking hotels further in advance, no longer waiting until the last minute, says a recent report...