Asian Americans are the swing voters in 2012 presidential election

  From wire and staff reports As the US hotel industry, including business travelers, corporate meeting planners, financiers and investors, is virtually on hold until after...

$10 billion was the volume of hotel transactions in the Americas January through September

Volume of hotel transactions in the Americas January through September, according to Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels, which in the beginning of the year forecasted Americas...

RevPAR gains slow down in 3Q12, says research firm

  The US hotel industry saw a slowdown in RevPAR gains in the third quarter of this year, reports Smith Travel Research. Looking at the key industry...

Red Roof Inn NextGen redesign attracts travelers, sales

RED ROOF Inn hotels are experiencing an uptick in business, particularly from the US business traveler, since rolling out its modern NextGen room designs. The...

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach adds program catered to Chinese visitors

  Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort today announced its participation in Hilton Huanying, a tailored experience for all travelers of Chinese origin. The Hilton Worldwide program...

Fairmont rolls out new digital redesign

  Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has officially unveiled the first phase in a multi-stage digital platform redesign that will influence and enhance all of the...

Face-time a valuable sales tool

Best Western CEO pumps up membership with straight talk at annual conference titled ‘People Who Care’… During one of the opening ceremonies at Best Western...

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...