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Wyndham’s “Extra Mile” to show support and gratitude to flight attendants

WYNDHAM HOTELS AND RESORTS launched the new “Extra Mile” initiative to show support and gratitude...

IHG’s Crowne Plaza Atlanta partners with Goodr to rescue surplus food

IHG hotel & Resorts hotel Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia in Atlanta partnered with...

Travel industry, business organizations urge end to pre-departure testing

MORE THAN 260 travel industry and business organizations, such as the U.S. Travel Association, urged...

USTA: Leisure and hospitality job gains worst since the end of 2020

THE U.S. ADDED 428,000 jobs in April, keeping the unemployment rate at 3.6 percent, just...

J.W. ‘Bill’ Marriott retires, son David assumes chairmanship

A CHANGING OF the guard is taking place at Marriott International as chairmanship of the...

AHLA relaunches campaign to boost travel

THE AMERICAN HOTEL and Lodging Association (AHLA) relaunched its “Hospitality is Working” campaign to highlight...

Baird/STR Stock Index rose 0.7 percent in April

THE BAIRD/STR HOTEL Stock Index rose again in April, continuing a trend the index has...

Choice Hotels convention focuses on franchisees

FRANCHISEE RESILIENCE AND determination was the focus of Choice Hotels International’s 66th annual convention in...

Hersha Hospitality to sell 7 properties for $505 million

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT firm Hersha Hospitality Trust will sell seven of its select service properties...

Blake is new AAHOA president and CEO

ATTORNEY LAURA LEE Blake is the president and CEO of AAHOA, succeeding Ken Greene. Previously...

HFTP rejects AHLA’s merger offer

ON MONDAY THE Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals association politely declined an offer by the...

Survey: Travel fears are fading for most as pandemic ends

THE WAR IN Ukraine and lingering concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic are making some travelers...

Analysis: Resuming business travel and meetings provides competitive edge

BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS that resume business travel and in-person meetings are likely to have a...

USTA: Mask mandate for public transportation is ‘out of step’

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Justice will appeal the recent court ruling that overturned a federal...

LE: U.S. hotel construction pipeline slightly up in first quarter

THE U.S. HOTEL construction pipeline was slightly up at the end of the first quarter...

Vision hosts 25th anniversary gala in hometown of Chattanooga, TN

WITH THE TENNESSEE River winding through downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, as a backdrop, Mitch Patel, president...

Report: Business travel revenue to drop $20 billion this year compared to 2019

THE BUSINESS TRAVEL revenue of U.S. hotels is expected to drop $20 billion this year,...

Federal mask mandate for transportation systems lifted

A FEDERAL JUDGE in Florida has accomplished what travel and hospitality organizations have been advocating...
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