The four-story, 136-key SpringHill Suites by Marriott Richmond North Glen Allen is situated at the intersection of interstates 295 and 95, a five-minute drive from major distribution centers and offic
ECI Development today announced plans to introduce the Marriott Hotels’ namesake brand to Belize with a project designed for customers seeking a relaxed Caribbean lifestyle. The hotel will grace Amber
Ireland performance growth continues across the country - Russia registers strong demand and overall performance - Turkey recovery continues with best first quarter on record
Hotelogix, a leader in cloud-based Property Management System announces a successful partnership with Mint Hotels & Suites that has resulted in savings of over 1500 man-hours per month for the Group.
Stonebridge Companies has landed a $92 million loan for a pair of Midtown properties. The loan from Aareal Capital Corporation will go toward 223 W
A 29-story hotel is coming to the Bryant Park area. Developer Wei Hong Hu filed plans for a 41,469-square-foot structure at 58 West 39th Street on Fri
Liberty Place Charleston by Hilton Club will be located at 475 E. Bay St., within walking distance of The Battery and the South Carolina Aquarium.
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. — Virginia Beach-based Suburban Capital Inc. has unveiled plans to build a 127-room Hyatt-branded hotel in Virginia Beach. Hyatt Place at Pembroke Park will be located at 281 Indep
The company unveiled properties in Helena, Mont., Phoenix, and St. Paul, Minn., totaling 551 keys. Guest amenities include pools, meeting space and fitness centers.
The Pakistan International Airlines has leased or owned the Roosevelt Hotel since 1979 and has several times since sought to get rid of it. And sans s
Online bookings have risen 25 percent for Peru’s largest and most influential hotel chain, Casa Andina, only months since rolling out enterprise distribution technology from SiteMinder.
Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) and Strand Capital Group, LLC, announce Liberty Place Charleston by Hilton Club. The downtown resort will be HGV's first property in the historic Charleston, Sou
JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group will host the 28th year of our national hotel finance and investment conference May 7-9, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency LAX.
Marriott International announced today that the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Middle River, Maryland is scheduled to open this Monday, April 23, 2018. The 120-suite hotel, located at 6110 Greenleig
This year’s conference will take place on 24-26 July at the JW Marriott Hotel in Macau. Estimating 200 attendees, HTNG conferences continue each year to bring together local, regional and global decis
The hotel offers 74 guest rooms and suites. Each room features all the comforts of home and a touch of luxury with the custom designed White Water Collection of bath amenities by Beekman 1802.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has further strengthened its long term alliance with Al-Futtaim with the opening of the highly anticipated Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City, the largest Holiday Inn
Overlooking the picturesque pure-white sand beach and torquise Andaman sea, the property owns a prime location that is within close proximity of Phuket International Airport, the third busiest airport
Rated a Forbes Travel Four-Star hotel, The Modern Honolulu adds to Diamond Resorts' collection of resorts, and is the company's first managed property on Oahu.
The brand new Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights is set amidst the rolling hills of Berkeley Heights, in the heart of Central New Jersey's pharma country. It is located 15 miles away from Newar
At full production, the solar array in the Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone in Nevada will provide up to 90 percent of total daytime power needs across MGM Resorts' 13 Las Vegas Strip locations
The company plans to buy the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin, Ill., a gambling venue with more than 1,000 slot machines, 30 table games and a poker room.
APPLETON, WIS. — HREC Investment Advisors has arranged the sale of the 105-room Country Inn & Suites in Appleton for an undisclosed price. The hotel is located along U.S. Highway 41, which encircles t
The Marcus Corp. will manage the 200-key DoubleTree by Hilton and the upcoming 151-key Courtyard by Marriott in downtown El Paso.
Less than a month after FPA Multifamily closed on its buy of Éilan Luxury Residences in San Antonio, a Florida investor nabbed the adjacent Éilan Hotel and Spa. Blulegreen Vacations Corp. acquired the
Marcus Hotels & Resorts has been tapped to manage the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel El Paso Downtown and the soon-to-be-open Courtyard by Marriott El Paso Downtown/Convention Center. The two downtown pro
Alex Sapir is buying out most of the stake his partner Gerard Guez owns in the trendy NoMo Soho hotel, which is valued at more than $246 million. S
Crescent Real Estate has scored a $34.2 million loan from ACORE for its purchase of The Westin Annapolis.
The five-star hotel in South Bend, operated under the Courtyard by Marriott umbrella, is developer JSK Hospitality's ninth property.
“A harmonious dialogue with Tribune Tower” was proposed by Golub & Co. and CIM Group as the development partnership outlined at a community meeting Monday night. That dialogue would entail building a
Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced it has assumed management of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel El Paso Downtown in El Paso, Texas, effective Apr
Trump International Hotel Waikiki Is Latest Property to Upgrade InvoTech’s RFID Uniform System for Added Inventory Efficiency
Within the huge block on which the hotel stands, between the Avenida de Magaluf and Calle S'Olivera, the company has built a large open plaza with sales and leisure facilities.
Marriott International announced it will introduce one set of unified benefits across Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) for its members in August 2018.
Property Management Inc. (PMI), announces the launch of its vacation rental platform and short-term rental booking website PMI Travel.
The Summit, A Dolce Hotel by Wyndham features 239 rooms and resides on the former site of the NuTone door chime factory and later Medpace's iconic rainbow parking garage - a quirky, local landmark pre
The hotel, conference center and spa, set to join Curio Collection by Hilton in 2020, will offer 180 rooms and over 10,000 square feet of conference space set within a more than 800-acre mountaintop g
Choice Hotels Expands Vacation Rental Offering
Guests travelling on QM2 will have the opportunity to join VIPs and local media at the opening of the QE2 on 18th April. Future guests will also have the chance to visit when QM2 returns to Dubai in J
Elaine Wynn and Steve Wynn have agreed to settle Ms. Wynn's remaining claims that Mr. Wynn breached their Stockholders Agreement.
Representing Both the Seller and the Buyer of this Updated Economy Hotel in a Bustling Port City
LaSalle Hotel Properties is reviewing a $3.6 billion takeover offer from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, but there’s some big name prospective buyers champing at the bit for a shot at the investment trust.
If you were looking for Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow or Marilyn Monroe in the early part of last century, you probably would have had luck finding them at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows in Santa
ALPHARETTA, GA. — Hall Structured Finance (HSF) has provided a $14.6 million construction loan for the 132-room EVEN Hotel in Alpharetta, roughly 26 miles north of Atlanta. Tanya Little and Jessica Re
Grace Bay Resorts announced last week that it will assume ownership and management of Point Grace, the boutique resort located less than a mile from Grace Bay Club on the award-winning Grace Bay Beach
The Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) will open its doors to the public on the 18th of April 2018 following highly anticipated international interest. PCFC Hotels – part of the Dubai government's Ports, Customs
Converted from an existing office block, the building will be entirely reconfigured with a new facade and rooftop extension to form the 120-room Hotel Indigo Gibraltar.
Benchmark has named Eric Bates general manager for Eaglewood Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Itasca (Chicago), Illinois. Greg Champion, Benchmark's president & COO, made
Hilton Garden Inn Umhlanga Arch slated to open in 2020 as part of a major mixed use development project
Located at 121 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, the 140-room hotel offers guests convenient access to the University of Notre Dame, The Century Center, the HealthWorks Kids' Museum, the Mor
Grand Victoria Casino opened in 1994. MGM Resorts International acquired a 50 percent stake in the riverboat casino in 2005.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) and Meraas Holdings LLC have announced that they have entered into a non-binding letter of intent for Caesars Entertainment to manage two luxury hotels
Located steps from Yonge and Bloor at 15 Charles St. E., The Anndore House is completely reimagined, designed for visitors wanting a unique downtown stay and locals seeking a stylish gathering place i
The 133-key property offers a mix of studios and one-bedroom guestrooms with fully-equipped kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas. White Lodging manages the hotel.
European counterpart of HFTP’s HITEC education stellar, exhibitor experience disappointing
The newest GreenTree Inn & Suites hotel, opened its doors on April 3, 2018 in Pinetop, Arizona (formerly Holiday Inn Express Pinetop).
Opening its doors on the 1st of May to its first of five new, Blue Explorers Resorts on the island of Gran Canaria, its founders, David Clivet, Greg Wixted and Caroline Jackson are committed to sustai
George Smith Partners arranged $45 million in bridge refinancing for the 131-room San Francisco Proper Hotel, located at 1100 Market St. in the heart of the city’s vibrant Mid-Market neighborhood.
The 15-story building has one of the highest and largest rooftop lounges in Orange County with a full-service bar and 360-degree views.
ATLANTA — Atlanta-based Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), in conjunction with Investra Capital Group Ltd., has completed the acquisition of a 12-property hotel portfolio totaling 1,465 roo
Atlanta-based Hospitality Ventures Management Group has completed a joint-venture acquisition of 12 hotels across the Southeast, Southwest and Midwest. in partnership with Investra Capital Group. Fina
OMAHA, NEB. — Scarlett Hotel Group has acquired the Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites Downtown Omaha for an undisclosed price. The 113-room hotel is located at 1501 Nicholas St. near the TD Ameritrade S
Falcon Hospitality Group announced last week that a $12 million SpringHill Suites by Marriott broke ground for construction in Kansas City, Missouri and is expected to open Q1 2019.
The largest Holiday Inn Express in France opens at one of the Europe's busiest airports
W Hotels Worldwide has opened W Amman, the brand's first property in Jordan. Developed by Eagle Hills Jordan, the 280-room hotel is located in the heart of Amman's up and coming new downtown neighbor
Tribute Portfolio, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced its arrival in Germany with the opening of Nordport Plaza, Hamburg-Airport, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel.
Vacation.Rentals was acquired by Michael and Handan Kugler, longtime resort owners and entrepreneurs. The Kuglers, along with Marshall Hart, William Whelpley, ITM Investments, Kalus Enterprises, and J
Mr. Fieger built Quintessence hotel over a 10-year period, with attention to every detail. Overlooking the white sand beaches of Long Bay, Quintessence offers nine lavish suites and villas, a five-sta
Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Louisville Downtown. The hotel was developed and is owned by Poe Compan
Gingerich promoted to elevate Kimpton’s multi-concept food and beverage platform and expand international portfolio
A golf club company based in the United Kingdom is bringing its first American location to New York City. Swingers: The Crazy Golf Club has leased
Hampton by Hilton announced the opening of nine new properties this month, including Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Detroit/Warren in Michigan, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton St. George in Utah and Ha
The 183-key hotel was completed in 2015 and is LEED Certified. The acquisition will be a joint venture between the company's REIT II and REIT III.
The George Smith Partners team led by Malcolm Davies worked on behalf of The Kor Group to replace an existing construction loan and mezzanine facility.
Highgate, a real estate investment and hospitality management company, has appointed Cheryl Williams as regional vice president of sales and marketing in Hawaii. Williams will oversee Highgate's expan
The renovation is inclusive of every guestroom and suite, the Plantation House, the heart of the resort where guests will enjoy The St. Regis Bar and the property's signature restaurant, the seaside p
Situated in downtown Dallas, the adaptive reuse project is franchised by Choice Hotels International Inc. and features an 87-year-old art deco style.
The joint venture acquisition totals 1,465 rooms comprised of Marriott- and Hyatt-branded hotels across the Southeastern, Southwestern and Midwestern United States. HVMG also will operate the entire p
Floor Bleeker, Chief Information Officer, Mövenpick Group, succeeds Monika Nerger, Global Chief Information Officer, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, as President of HTNG.
Capella Hotel Group together with Chinese developer China Gezhouba Group Real Estate, announce the opening of Capella Sanya in the last quarter of 2018. Located along the coastline of Blessed Bay on H
Article - EU Launches European Capital of Smart Tourism Campaign - New initiative seeks to reward innovation and boost smart development of tourism in the European Cities
Blockchain technology has the potential to shake up the travel industry by giving airlines and hotels a way to bypass controlling intermediaries like Expedia or Amadeus and gain better access to custo
Swingers: The Crazy Golf Club will open its first U.S. location in the Virgin Hotel that is under construction in NoMad.
The company purchased Hilton Garden Inn Columbus and Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus, and plans to implement a $3.8 million renovation plan.
Located in the heart of Chicago's renowned Lakeview neighborhood, Hotel Zachary at Gallagher Way is inspired by its namesake, famed Chicago architect, Zachary Taylor Davis, who designed the Wrigley Fi
The newly rebranded Radisson Hotel Group announced its expansion plans at Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA) 2018. The company aims to expand its portfolio to more than 200 hotels in opera
VANCOUVER, WASH. — Cohen Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank, has arranged two loans totaling $11.9 million for the refinancing of two retail centers located in Vancouver.
SAN FRANCISCO — George Smith Partners has secured $45 million in bridge refinancing for the 131-room San Francisco Proper Hotel in the city’s Mid-Market neighborhood. The flatiron building is located
Following a long career with Four Seasons, Hoogewijs makes the move from his most recent post at Four Seasons Hotel Amman in the Middle East to Europe to oversee the team at Ten Trinity Square.
The 100-room Arbor Hotel and Conference Center is located near Texas Tech University and popular local attractions including the National Ranching Heritage Center, Buddy Holly Center and Science Spect
Aby Rosen’s RFR Realty secured a $140 million loan for the Paramount Hotel in Times Square. The lender for the new mortgage is Aareal Capital Corpo
Transaction values Remington Project Management at a trailing 12-month EBITDA multiple of 12.5x
Owned by Inversions Hoteleres Ebza S.L., W Ibiza will be located in Santa Eulalia del Río, a beachside neighborhood centrally located to Ibiza's beaches, nightclubs and rural-chic inland attractions.
The hotels are being developed by French real estate company Kaufman & Broad. The opening of Hyatt Place Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport and Hyatt House Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport will mark the i
A seasoned hospitality veteran, Dees joins Marcus Hotels & Resorts from Crescent Hotels & Resorts, where he most recently served as vice president of operations for the third-party hotel management co
Brands adding the 'by Wyndham' are Super 8, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, AmericInn, Baymont, Ramada, Ramada Encore, Dolce, Dazzler, Esplendor, and Trademark - representing 7,074 properties ac
Jason G. Bryant, CEO of Nor1 and Jonathan Lee, CEO of Stay Delightful announce Nor1's acquisition and rebranding of Stay Delightful as eDirect™.
The attempt to enact a comprehensive framework for short term rental oversight statewide proceeds in Hawaii. This week the measure, modeled after the San Francisco short term rental ordinance, was pas
Radisson Hotel Group last week announced at its Americas Business Conference in Orlando, Fla., signings for two new-build hotels to its portfolio in the Americas, located in Anaheim, Calif. (Radisson
PORTLAND, ORE. — Curio Collection by Hilton has opened The Porter, a 297-room hotel in Portland. The new property is located at 1355 SW 2nd Ave. Amenities include a library, heated indoor pool with Ja
EDISON, N.J. — HREC has arranged the sale of the Sheraton Edison Raritan Center in Edison, about 33 miles south of Manhattan. The sales price for the 276-room hotel was not disclosed. The hotel is loc
The management at the hospitality group decided to opt Hotelogix’s enterprise-grade PMS as the earlier server-based PMS could not help them manage multi-property operations with ease.
Scarlett Hotel Group (SHG) today announced the company has acquired its third property, the 113-room Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites Downtown Omaha in Nebraska.
Banyan Investment Group today announced that it has acquired and will operate the 120-room Hilton Garden Inn Columbus and the 91-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus, both in Ga., bringing their c
G6 Hospitality LLC, the parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the retirement of Jim Amorosia, G6 Hospitality President and Chief Executive Officer, conc
Women's Leadership Forum Introduced To Address Gender Equality And Provide Career Advancement Opportunities For Female Employees
The 177-room hotel is an adaptive re-use project in the Cambria Hotels brand portfolio and marks the restoration of downtown Dallas' historic Tower Petroleum Building.
Dutch hotel chain citizenM has landed an $82.5 million loan for its Lower East Side hotel at 185 Bowery, according to property records. The money c
Emerald Hospitality Associates has opened its first dual-branded hotel, the Home2 Suites & Tru by Hilton, Williamsville Buffalo Airport in Williamsville, NY. The property also represents the first Tru
BLOOMINGTON, MINN. — PCCP has provided a $23.8 million senior loan for the refinancing of Embassy Suites Bloomington in suburban Minneapolis. A venture between Lubert-Adler Real Estate Fund VII, Aimbr
Situated at the corner of Newbury and Arlington streets in Boston’s high-end Back Bay neighborhood, the Taj Boston hotel overlooks the Public Garden. (Photo courtesy of Taj Boston hotel)
The Mantis network features 28 managed properties, plus a global network of branded hotels and residences, including boutique villas and flagship properties such as Founders Lodge – a South African ga
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Rostov-on-Don is located in the heart of Russia's southern capital, Rostov-on-Don. It is just 9km from the existing airport and 29km to the North-East of the new Rostov Interna
Niepce Paris Hotel Opens as part of Hilton's Curio Collection
Meliá Cuba has added 5 new hotels with 409 rooms to its portfolio in the island in the first quarter of 2018. The hotels are located in the heritage cities of Cienfuegos (Hotel La Union, Hotel Jagua a
Mission Capital Advisors secured bridge financing for the 168-key Hyatt Place Arlington. Completed in 2016, the property is a 12-minute drive from downtown Washington, D.C.
Le Blanc Spa Resort is located 35 minutes from Los Cabos International Airport, nestled between San Lucas and San Jose.
MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE: MGP) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Milstein Entertainment LLC to acquire the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park for approximately $1.06 bi
PCCP LLC has provided $23.8 million of senior financing against the 232-room Embassy Suites Bloomington in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington, Minn...
Scheduled to open this summer, the Ocean Resort Casino marks the rebirth of the trophy property originally known as the Revel.
KANSAS CITY, MO. — Windsor Aughtry Hotel Group has begun development of a Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton in Kansas City. The 132-room, seven-story hotel will be located at 1571 Main St. Designed by
Proceeds of the loan were used to refinance a Hampton Inn and a Fairfield Inn & Suites (pictured). The adjacent hotels share a common parking lot.
The Annapolis Waterfront hotel is situated on the Chesapeake Bay harbor and is three blocks from the United States Naval Academy. (Photo courtesy of Autograph Collection Hotels)
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The Porter is home to 297 guest rooms, an expansive library, a heated indoor pool with Jacuzzi, as well as a sauna room, steam room, meditation spa, locker rooms and a 24-hour fitness center.
Radisson Hotel Group yesterday announced at its Americas Business Conference in Orlando, FL the new visual identity, product design and guest experience pillarsfor the Radisson brand in the Americas.
Nestled between the magnetic sand beaches of the Black Sea coast and an ancient pine forest, Paragraph Resort & Spa offers a unique array of features and exceptional meeting facilities, perfect for bo
Tribute Portfolio, part of Marriott International, Inc., together with Hickory Street Capital, a real estate development company owned by the Ricketts family, announced the opening of Hotel Zachary (3
RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Knights Inn brand from Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) for an
Host Hotels & Resorts is under contract to sell the W New York Hotel at 539-541 Lexington Ave. for $190 million, according to company documents, with the transaction expected to close in the second qu
HTNG introduces three new members to grow the direction-setting body of the organization: Marwan Al Ali of Jumeirah Group, Brian Kirkland of Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Yvette Vincent of Del
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Japanese hotelier Fujita Kanko Inc. announced that the company is opening'Nordisk Village Goto Islands,' a new type of glamping facility, in August this year. The project will be a collaboration with
Modus Hotels and the Parkway Corporation secured $53.5 million in financing for the construction of a Pod Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. The package of senior and mezzanine financing was arranged by Merid
A new white paper titled 'Business Travelers and their Demand for Ancillary Services' finds that business travelers, especially Millennials, are interested in purchasing trip extras.
HVMG also will operate the 241-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County and the 235-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Center.
The hotel recently completed an extensive multimillion dollar renovation, which includes upgrades to the guest rooms, lobby and exterior. Guests visiting Iowa State University can enjoy the hotel's co
Marriott International, Inc. today announced that a dual-branded 90-room Courtyard and 72-room Fairfield Inn & Suites property will open on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in Lithia Springs, Georgia. Located
AYANA Hotels has announced that it will launch AYANA Lako di'a, an exclusive, new custom-built luxury version of a traditional Indonesian phinisi ship, in Indonesia's Komodo Islands in July 2018.
NEW YORK CITY — Meridian Capital Group has arranged a $23.5 million loan for the refinancing of the 130-room Box House Hotel in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. New York-based Ladder Capital p
Set to open in late spring in Charleston, S.C., Hotel Bella Grace is a new, custom designed 50-room boutique hotel located next to the circa 1830 Historic Delaney House.
Commonwealth Hotels, LLC has added the Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn & Suites Dayton Beavercreek hotels to their portfolio, effective April 2, 2018. The addition of the Marriott hotels marks
The Embassy Suites by Hilton South Jordan Salt Lake City is located near family-friendly attractions like the Cowabunga Bay water park, the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium and the Hale Center Theater.
Rikki Boparai’s promotion builds on 17 years of exemplary service to the leading independent hospitality management company, having served in regional and on-property leadership positions for Benchmar
already begun using Sponsored Placements, launching thousands of ad campaigns across over 5,500 destinations.
Transaction adds additional resorts in Florida and Tennessee to Diamond Resorts' growing portfolio of properties
Eighth Annual Temkin Experience Ratings Evaluates 318 Companies Across 20 Industries
American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (TSX: HOT.UN, HOT.U and HOT.DB.U) announced that Aimbridge Hospitality has entered into a binding agreement with ONE Lodging Management to assume the hotel man
PEVELY, MO. — Mumford Co. has arranged the sale of a Super 8 hotel in Pevely, about 29 miles south of St. Louis. The sales price was not disclosed. The three-story hotel features an indoor pool. Georg
Commercial Real Estate Direct Staff Report Wurzak Hotel Group has paid $27 million, or about $90,604/room, for a 298-room Sheraton hotel in the Washin...
English business magnate Richard Branson's Virgin Hotels, along with an investor group led by Juniper Capital Partners, has acquired the 1,506-room, 800,000-square foot Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las
ARLINGTON, VA. — Mission Capital Advisors has arranged a $47 million bridge loan for the refinancing of Hyatt Place Arlington Courthouse Plaza, a 168-room hotel located at 2401 Wilson Blvd. in Arlingt
GM Returns with a Proven Record of Successfully Increasing Sales Revenue and Overall Customer Satisfaction
NextGuest Technologies, the parent company of HEBS Digital and Serenata CRM, introduces its new Chief Executive Officer, Peter Seidenberg.
Mr. Dougan has accepted a position as the Chief Executive Officer of a Boston-based hospitality management company.
GRAPEVINE, TEXAS — Marcus & Millichap has closed the sale of a 94-room Hampton Inn & Suites and a 96-room Comfort Suites, two hotels located in the Dallas metro of Grapevine. Chris Gomes and Allan Mil
Park Inn by Radisson announced the opening of two new hotels in Saudi Arabia - Park Inn by Radisson Hotel and Apartments Dammam Industrial City and Park Inn by Radisson Jubail Industrial City.
Located in the exclusive Golden Triangle neighbourhood – next to the iconic Petronas Towers and across the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur features 209 spacious guest r
Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism to Receive Professional Certification
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and AC Ocean Walk today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with AC Ocean Walk for the 1,399-room Ocean Resort Casino located at
Long Island City’s hotel dominance is still going strong. Developer Teddy Li is planning another hotel for the neighborhood at 38-59 11th Street, a
Virgin Hotels in partnership with a group led by Juniper Capital Partners and Fengate Real Asset Investments along with their partners Dream, Cowie Capital Partners, and other private investors, has p
Meridian Capital Group has arranged $23.5 million for the refinance of the Box House Hotel in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, redeveloped in 2012 from what was formerly a warehouse space. The loan
Clients Modus Hotels and Parkway Corp. will utilize the financing to develop Pod Philadelphia, an 11-story, 252-key micro-hotel.
Springfield’s State House Inn is situated two blocks north of the Capitol and is anticipated to open for business in September.
The newly renovated building is home to the 132-key DoubleTree by Hilton and sits within a short drive of California State Polytechnic University and a major conference center.
The properties join another six in the region, with nearly 30 additional locations expected to open in the Southern U.S. this year.
The $120-million Irvine Spectrum Marriott hotel, located in the heart of Orange County, is now complete. Irvine, CA-based R.D. Olson Construction finalized the 15-story building that is the first new
Holladay Properties LLC and Choice Hotels International have opened the third Chicago-area WoodSpring Suites location in Tinley Park, IL. It joins the extended-stay brand’s locations in Darien and Rom
Following the opening of the 134-room Hyatt Place in Oklahoma City, NewcrestImage has 15 hotels under construction across the country.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin Northwest Arboretum offers 194 rooms and 6,600 square feet of meeting and event space.
HFTP selected 11 hospitality technology startups and four expert judges for E20X Amsterdam 2018
The hotel is located in Dubai's neighborhood, Business Bay. With views from the hotel of the iconic Burj Khalifa and newly-opened Dubai Water Canal, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront is also home t
Hotelogix has announced the addition of London-based Pembridge Palace Hotel to its growing client list. According to Hotelogix, the management at the hotel selected its cloud-based property management
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced a signing agreement with Soraya Development Company Limited to develop the InterContinental Yao Yai Resort on Phang Nga Bay’s largest island.
The 168-room hotel will feature a restaurant, café and bar that will draw on distinctive local ingredients for their menus, echoing the produce markets were located in Haymarket from the early 20th ce
A stone’s throw away from the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the hotel features stunning views of Durham Cathedral
Lightstone Group has purchased the Hilton Garden Inn in Long Island City for $60 million, according to property records filed with the city Thursday.
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Driftwood Hospitality sold the 194-Key DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin Northwest Arboretum to Pinnacle Hotels USA. The sales price was undisclosed, with the property at 8901 Business Park Dr. valued
Investment giant AllianceBernstein is suing to kick two rent stabilized tenants out of the George Washington Hotel. The justification: they are allege
SiteMinder has secured River Palace Hotel in Italy to achieve its most recent milestone and continue its strong trajectory in the dynamic European region where forty percent of its hotel customers tod
Various Marriott and Hilton properties are set to undergo around $200 million in renovations, including $70 million in new furniture, fixtures and equipment.
DES MOINES, IOWA — The Weitz Company has completed construction of the Hilton Des Moines Downtown. The 330-room convention center hotel spans 322,000 square feet. The $101 million project was financed
Officials of The Buccini/Pollin Group today announced that it has acquired the 364-room Sheraton Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia, Pa. PM Hotel Group, based in Washington, D.C., will manage the hote
Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced the opening of westdrift Manhattan Beach, set upon 26 acres in the South Bay - just four miles from Los Angeles Inter
PHILADELPHIA — RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ) has sold Sheraton Society Hill, a 364-room hotel located in Philadelphia, for $95.5 million. The price represents a capitalization rate of 5.6 percent on t
Located at 219 S. Broad Street on the Avenue of the Arts in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, the 223-room, 15-story upscale property, features Attico, a 3,000 square foot rooftop restaurant and bar
Located between Marbella town and Puerto Banus, the resort is sister to the Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) in collaboration with Holladay Properties, LLC and Nationwide Hotel Management Company LLC, today announced the opening of WoodSpring Suites Chicago Tinle
Pebblebrook's portfolio includes the LaPlaya Beach Resort & LaPlaya Beach Club in Naples, FL. LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) today said its board of trustees unanimously rejected an unsolicited
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square is located near all attractions the city is known for, including Pike Place Market, Pier 55 and the Seattle Art Museum. With its close prox
Offering 271 guest rooms, including 50 premier suites, just steps away from the Irvine Spectrum Center, a top shopping and dining destination, and the evolving Orange County Great Park, spanning 1,300
The EVEN Hotel in Alpharetta, Ga., will feature 136 guestrooms and a variety of wellness-focused amenities, roughly 25 miles north of Atlanta.
WILKES-BARRE, PA. — HREC Investment Advisors has brokered the sale of the 115-room Red Roof Inn Wilkes-Barre Arena, 20 miles south of Scranton. The sales price was not disclosed. The buyer is a northe
EagleBank lent The Schupp Companies and LodgeWorks Partners $47 million backed by Hyatt Place Arlington Courthouse Plaza in Arlington, Va.
Bloom International Realty plans to develop a pair of residential towers totaling one million square feet along the Zumbro River in Rochester, MN.
Having trouble locking down enough equity or a fat acquisition loan for your first splashy Manhattan investment play? To hell with banks and funds --
Blue Apron and Airbnb today announced a partnership titled 'The Best Home Cooking from Around the World,' to bring a global culinary experience to home cooks across the country.
The company has received $91 million from the Bank of the Ozarks to build Moxy East Village, a 285-key hotel at 112-120 East 11th St.
Situated 30 minutes from Los Angeles, Calif., the hotel is just moments away from Pomona Fairplex & Conference Center, California State Polytechnic University and Diamond Bar Golf Course.
The reduced rate will take effect October 1, 2018.
Clears the way for acquisition of SLS Las Vegas by The Meruelo Group
Mr. Coughlin has worked with luxury properties nationwide for over 20 years. His most recent position was Director of Rooms at Caneel Bay Resort on the island of St. John, U.S.V.I.
The 96-key Element Moline is an adaptive-reuse project that incorporated the historic O’Rourke Building, a former warehouse located near the Mississippi River.
NEWPORT, ORE. — Crystal Investment Property (CIP), a member of Hotel Brokers International, has brokered the sale of the Econo Lodge in Newport. The property features 43 rooms, which have been updated
HFF secured $135 million in financing for the firm to acquire a 400-key, all-inclusive luxury hotel. Ikos plans renovate and rebrand the hotel.
Ishin Aju Hotel Bellevue LLC acquired the AC Hotel Seattle Bellevue/Downtown from Merrillville, IN-based White/Peterman Properties Inc., for $87 million.
Lowe secured approvals for a $70-million renovation of the dated Town and Country resort in San Diego’s Mission Valley. The property is co-owned with Atlas Hotels.
Situated in downtown Bellevue, Wash., AC Hotel Seattle Bellevue/Downtown features 234 guest rooms, two levels of underground parking and 1,487 square feet of meeting space.
The 100-key hotel is located in Grandville, Mich., and offers convenient access to Rivertown Crossings Mall, Van Andel Arena and the Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.
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Having already set a new record for tourism in 2017, Chicago may be outdoing itself this year. Hotel demand for the first two months of 2018 was up 12.5% from the year-ago period, driving an overall o
Set to open in August 2019, Hyatt Place Centennial Park will feature a parking garage, fitness center, 2,100 square feet of meeting space and retail.
Today, the newly constructed Hilton Des Moines Downtown opens its doors as the only hotel directly connected to the Iowa Events Center, which comprises a world-class convention center and the Wells Fa
The Park Inn by Radisson Vilnius Airport Hotel, located within the VNO Business and Retail Park, is just 300 meters from the Vilnius International Airport and 6km from the city center. According to th
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced plans for the development of Caye Chapel, a private island in Belize featuring magnificent oceanfront estates, private residences and overwater bungalows.
Guests can enjoy the spectacular views of Kingswood Golf Course, which was named one of Canada’s best courses by Golf Digest. The hotel also adds ease to those traveling to the area as it is only 15 m
Hilton Garden Inn opened four new hotels in the United States, Russia, Germany and Saudi Arabia.
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — HREC Investment Advisors has arranged the sale of an 81-room Hampton Inn located in Seneca Falls. The sales price was undisclosed. The buyer was SF Hotel Group. Seneca Falls, loca
Havana Cabana, a 106-room waterfront hotel opening on April 1st, will transport guests back to Havana's glory days, complete with mojito-fueled pool parties, island tours behind the wheel of a '57 Che
An entity of White/Peterman Properties has sold the Marriott-branded AC Hotel in Bellevue, Wash., less than a year after completing development.
Modus Hotels and Parkway Corporation have nabbed $53.5 million in financing for the construction of the Pod Hotel in Philadelphia, Pa.
KB Hotels, which developed the Hotel Indigo in Waco, TX, acquired 9.6 acres in east Waco, near downtown. The site, near Lake Brazos and Interstate 35, could hold two new hotels. Brad Harrell with KW C
STR says the drop can be attributed to the shift from urban to suburban sales and to sales that were outside of the top 25 markets.
Peter Strebel, the company's former chief marketing officer & senior vice president of sales, is a 30-year plus veteran of the hospitality industry.
Growing hotel group brings PMS mobility to its portfolio with StayNTouch's cloud-based PMS solutions
TIN Hotels International Group Ltd, the joint venture partnership between General Hotel Management Ltd (GHM) and van de Bunt Partners, has inked a management agreement with China's Tibet Da'ji Hotel C
QUINCY, MASS. — Square Mile Capital Management and JPMorgan Chase have provided $75 million in financing to Columbia Sussex Corp. for the acquisition and renovation of the 466-room Boston Marriott Qui
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has announced the signing of Crowne Plaza Doha West Bay in partnership with Tanmiyat Real Estate. Currently operating as the M Doha Hotel, the hotel is expected to
Moxy Hotels expects to welcome two New York City hotels, Moxy Downtown and Moxy Chelsea, to its roster this year, bringing the brand to a total of three properties in the city by the end of 2018.
Acquired by Hui Xian REIT in 2017, the hotel is currently being redesigned and integrated into the adjacent Chongqing Metropolitan Oriental Plaza, which is also under Hui Xian REIT's ownership.
Square Mile Capital Management and J.P. Morgan Chase have provided $75 million in financing for the purchase of Boston Marriott Quincy.
Joseph P. Kennedy, President of CIP, worked closely with the Seller and Buyer, as well as the parties’ other professionals, to negotiate a mutually acceptable sale. The final sale price is confidentia
Hodges Ward Elliot is announcing they represented WPPI Bellevue AC, LLC in the recent $87,000,000 sale of the AC Hotel Seattle Bellevue/Downtown to lshin Aju Hotel Bellevue LLC.
In this role, Gabriel will be responsible for maximizing hotel revenues through creative sales, marketing and revenue management strategies. She will be providing sales and revenue support to hotel pr
Serafina Restaurant Groupannounces today the opening of Serafina Beach Hotel, a boutique property located in the Condado District of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), franchisor of Cambria Hotels, recently began a new effort centered on multi-unit development to help grow the brand even more rapidly. The expanded appro
The property now features an additional 30,000 square feet and a 4,000-square-foot mural by Brooklyn-based artist José Parlá.
Hotel REIT Condor Hospitality Trust has closed on the sale of a legacy hotel asset, the 135-room Comfort Suites in South Bend, IN, for $6.1 million. The buyer was not disclosed. Net proceeds from the
GrayStreet Partners proposed a 20-story hotel and office tower on Broadway in downtown San Antonio. The 260-tall tower would go north near the Pearl development. The problem, however, is that its heig
The Martinez family has acquired the historic Port Isabel Yacht Club Hotel, which was built in 1926. The Martinezes acquired the 18,548-square-foot property from the city of Port Isabel, which effecti
Milestone Hospitality Management will use the non-recourse loan to refinance the 175-key hotel’s existing financing and to fund a brand-required property improvement program.
The Country Inn & Suites in Lawrence features 89 guestrooms and is located within four miles of the University of Kansas.
The hotel is housed within MetWest International, a high-end, 32-acre, mixed-use development in Tampa’sWestshore Business District. The hotel is a short distance from Tampa International Airport and i
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Airfare prices are slowly climbing in markets with the strongest demand, according to BCD Travel’s midyear update to the 2018 Industry Forecast. Meanwhile, the outlook for global hotel rates in 2018 r
NEW YORK CITY — Hersha Hospitality Trust has completed the disposition of its Hampton Inn Financial District hotel in Manhattan for $32.4 million. Virginia-based Shamin Hotels was the buyer. Located a
Attorneys estimate hotel chains' scheme affected millions of people, costing them billions of dollars every year from 2015-2017
Edwardian Hotels implemented OPERA Sales & Catering for event management operations. The next-generation solution is seamlessly integrated with the company’s Property Management System and other hospi
Part of the hotel is housed in the O’Rourke Building, a warehouse that was originally built in 1916 by the Crandall Transfer and Warehouse Company.
Located at 107 Beverly Street and steps away from Boston's lively North Station and TD Garden, the hotel has convenient access to the city's favorite attractions.
Omni Hotels & Resorts announced the promotion of Peter Strebel, a 30-year-plus veteran of the hospitality industry, to president effective immediately. The former chief marketing officer and senior vi
LEBANON, OHIO — Huff, Niehaus & Associates Inc. has brokered the sale of the Carefree Inn in Lebanon, about 35 miles northeast of Cincinnati. The sales price and seller were not disclosed. The 42-room
281 Lodging Group expanded its East Texas holdings by opening the 104-room, four-story Courtyard at Longview North in Longview, TX. An official grand opening will take place in late April or early May
Continuing its portfolio upgrade, Xenia Hotels & Resorts sold the leasehold interest in the 693-key Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel in Honolulu, four years after acquiring the property for $183 million.
BELTON, MO. — Salina Hotel Group has begun construction of an 83-room Fairfield Inn & Suites in Belton, about 20 miles south of Kansas City. The four-story, 48,000-square-foot hotel will be located ju
The recently renovated Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place features more than 250 guestrooms and 12,000 square feet of retail space, including the largest ballroom in the county.
The designation as a 'Boutique Hotel' was preceded by the recognition of the particular architectural and decorative design concept of Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa. The determination was made b
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lawrence, KS located at 2176 East 23rd Street.
AJ Capital Partners has secured $60 million in mortgages for a new hotel on Roosevelt Island, according to property records.
Hotel Brokers International, the real estate industry’s oldest, most experienced network of hotel broker specialist, announces the election of their 2018-19 Board of Directors. The HBI Board, compris
The firm traded the 81-key Hampton Inn Financial District as part of its capital recycling program. Solid Rock Advisors advised Hersha on the sale.
AJ Capital Partners inked a 65-year ground lease for a site on Roosevelt Island where the company and Cornell Tech are building a 224-key hotel. Th
The property, which opened in August of 2017, includes 234 guestrooms in downtown Bellevue, half a mile from Interstate 405.
The ambitious development will add 3,400 residences, retail, restaurants and a new four-star hotel in the Navy Yard district.
MCLEAN, VA. — Hampton by Hilton has opened three new Hampton Inn hotels in the Southeast: Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Glenarden/Washington, D.C.; Hampton Inn by Hilton Forsyth in metro Atlanta; and
The hotels include a dual-branded hotel in one market and the other a small owner/operator property. Assets included in these transactions were located in Kentucky and Ohio. Both hotels were exclusi
The InterContinental Dallas Hotel has been purchased by Columbia Sussex, a privately held company based in Crestview Hills, KY. Columbia Sussex is one of the nation's largest franchisers of Marriott h
Known as a historic landmark in Manhattan, Lotte New York Palace offers a setting for travelers looking to escape the bustling city for a relaxing and elegant retreat on Madison Avenue in Midtown. Thi
The 14-story hotel, which will operate under Curio Collection by Hilton in an agreement unveiled at MIPIM, includes a €22.5 million investment led by Yvon Gérard and a consortium of investors.
Red Roof has announced a new, 43,000 sq. ft. headquarters located at 7815 Walton Parkway, New Albany, Ohio, to house its team of 150 corporate office employees with the capacity to expand the workforc
Troubled Chinese conglomerate HNA Group Co. has sold out of two Hilton-related companies so far this month. Now, investors are wondering whether Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is next.
Reporting directly to the Chairman and Deputy Chairman, Rainer is an accomplished and highly-regarded hospitality executive with global operations and international finance experience, notably with Hy
Cornell University has teamed with Adventurous Journeys Capital Partners (AJ Capital) on the ground-up development of a 224-key hotel at the Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island, which broke ground
The 298-key Sheraton Reston is situated in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Reston, the second largest office market in Fairfax County.
The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston is part of a 10-acre mixed-use development featuring restaurants, retail, office and event space, including the city’s largest ballroom and 35,000 square feet for
The 407-key transit-oriented Westin Tysons Corner is located in the largest office submarket in Virginia, providing easy access to the Dulles International Airport.
Regent Hotels, one of the most important luxury groups of the 20th Century, is getting a new lease on life after IHG announced it is acquiring a 51% stake in the brand with plans to expand from six to
Hampton by Hilton announces openings of five new properties in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois and Maryland.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] today announced that it has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in Regent Hotels and Resorts for $39 million in cash. IHG will have the right
Located at 5616 Major Boulevard, the all-suite Residence Inn Near Universal Orlando will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Southeastern Development, a full service real estate development firm
An Oman based investor's group led by Al Za-man Group of Companies has acquired a portfolio of four IntercityHotels across Germany sold by Invesco Real Estate.
Chinese conglomerate HNA Group will sell its 25 percent stake in Hilton Grand Vacations Inc , the timeshare business spun off last year from U.S. hotel chain Hilton Worldwide , Hilton Grand said on Tu
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Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: XHR) today announced that it has completed the sale of the leasehold interest in the 693-room Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel in Oahu, HI for a sale price of $200 millio
The Box House Hotel, a five-year-old boutique inn in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, has nabbed a $23.5 million refinancing.
The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston, a 38-story, 250-room hotel tower with a two-level Rolls Royce dealership inside, is set to open in Houston’s tony Post Oak Uptown area.
Irvine, CA-based R.D. Olson Construction broke ground on the AC Hotel by Marriott, a 98,728-square-foot property located at 2130 Maple Ave in El Segundo, CA.
Construction has begun on a 224-key boutique hotel that will mark the completion of the first phase of development at the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island. Slated to open in spring 2020, the pr
After two failed attempts to sell his condo at the Plaza Hotel, billionaire Jürgen Friedrich has cut the price by $10 million and relisted the unit.
Anne-Laure will be the dedicated English-speaking contact both for editorial activities (articles and interviews), and for the development of bespoke recruitment solutions in luxury and ultra-luxury h
London reported hotel occupancy decreased 0.4% to 77.3% in February, according to preliminary data from STR. ADR rose 1.2% to 133.84 ($185.96) and RevPAR increased 0.8% to 103.48 ($143.78).
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Each hotel has installed two Destination Chargers, with most locations delivering between 40km and 80km of range per hour, perfect for an overnight recharge. When powered by 100 per cent GreenPower, t
Hyatt Place Macaé is the first ocean-front Hyatt Place hotel in Latin America and the second Hyatt Place hotel in Brazil, joining Hyatt Place São José do Rio Preto, which opened in November 2016.
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) last week announced plans to open a new hotel in Copenhagen, following a franchise agreement with BC Hospitality Group A/S (BCHG).
GRANVISTA Hotels & Resorts Co., Ltd., which are expanding their facilities operations throughout Japan at city hotels, business hotels, hot spring inns, comprehensive seaside leisure facilities, golf
Hamburg, Germany-based Union Investment acquired the boutique and lifestyle hotel The Porter in Portland, OR for roughly $150 million.
The 194-key Fairfield Inn & Suites and Towneplace Suites will feature seven stories set atop a 220-space, five-story parking deck.
NEW YORK CITY — Developer Lightstone has topped out construction for its 37-story Moxy Chelsea hotel located at 105 W. 28th St. in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. The project is the second of four M
FREEPORT, MAINE — AAM 15 Management LLC has purchased Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown for an undisclosed price. HFF arranged the sale. The 99-room hotel, located at 5 Park St., is the only hotel i
Joseph P. Kennedy, President of CIP, worked closely with the Seller and Buyer, as well as the parties’ other professionals, to negotiate a mutually acceptable sale. The final sale price is confidentia
The group has signed a Hilton Garden Inn hotel to open in the Parisian suburb of Massy and a Hampton by Hilton property near Toulouse Airport under franchise agreements with Naos Hôtel Groupe and NT H
Wynn Resorts has secured an $800 million line to credit to pay for a multibillion-dollar settlement regarding one of its founders. The company, which is undergoing a leadership shakeup due to a separ
An African ministerial working meeting conveyed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) during this year’s Berlin International Tourism Fair ITB (8 March) agreed to move ahead with a new ten-point U
AccorHotels is consolidating its international presence and has reached the symbolic milestone of operating in 100 countries.
For the Caribbean it was a year of severe hurricanes and huge damage, including to hotels, harbours and airports. And yet 2017 was also a year of records. For the first time 30.1 million visitors came
The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston, a five-star property with such unique features as a two-level Rolls Royce dealership inside the 38-story tower, a lobby with art by iconic American artist Frank S
Prior to joining DiamondRock, Mr. Johnson served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: HST), a lodging real estate investment trust.
Hong Kong based Asia Prestige Management (APM) had successfully secured Ranveli Island Resort in Dec 2017. The island is strategically located in South Ari Atoll of Maldives and only 25 minutes seapla
BROOKFIELD, WIS. — CBRE Hotels has brokered the sale of a Quality Inn in Brookfield, a western suburb of Milwaukee. The 129-room hotel is located at 20150 W. Bluemound Road across from The Corners, a
The tallest lodging destination in Louisville comes online as the city looks forward to the reopening of the Kentucky International Convention Center this summer, following a $180 million expansion.
ATLANTA — Arriba Capital has provided a $40.7 million construction loan for the development of a 194-room, dual-branded Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites and Towneplace Suites in Midtown Atlanta. The tw
The luxury hotel underwent a multi-million-dollar redevelopment and rebranding by the seller and reopened as The Landing Resort & Spa in December 2013.
Virginia-based hospitality investor Shamin Hotels made its first purchase in New York City. Shamin bought the 81-room Hampton Inn hotel in the Fina
Nassau Airport Development Company is seeking EOIs for the design, financing, construction and operation of an on-airport hotel and multi-purpose facility at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPI
The Region’s First Design Concept Hotel Set to Open its Doors in April
Zieg Hospitality owns the 132-key Sarasota, Fla., hotel, while VIP Hospitality Group owns the 102-key property located close to downtown Eugene, Ore.
Montage Hotels & Resorts opens its first international property with Montage Los Cabos, located within The Twin Dolphin community between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo.
The event will take place Monday, 12 March 2018 at the Rosewood Hotel in London. Guests are invited to join HFTP and top European hospitality executives for an evening of interesting speakers and disc
With more than 50 signed hotels in Moxy’s pipeline expected to open in Europe between now and year end 2020, the brand is sustaining growth in countries such as Germany and the UK, as well as making i
At approximately 15 kilometres away from the International Airport Ngurah Rai, Tanjung Benoa used to be a fishing village before evolving into an enclave that now houses exclusive resorts, villas, and
Jumeirah announced it has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi United Hospitality LLC to develop Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort in Abu Dhabi. Expected to welcome guests from September 2018, Al Wathba
The ACCC has today announced that it will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Mantra Group Limited (ASX: MTR) (Mantra) by AAPC Limited (Accor).
Mike Batchelor, has been named JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group's Asia CEO. Mr Batchelor, who has been Managing Director, Investment Sales Asia since 2007, will succeed Scott Hetherington, who is steppi
After more than two years of construction, Omni Louisville Hotel, the city's tallest hotel, is open following a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Autograph Collection Hotels, in partnership with owner and developer Andrew Ashcroft, today announced the brand will debut in Belize with the 2020 opening of Alaia – a boutique resort, set amidst the
The 612-room Omni Hotel Louisville in downtown Louisville features a rooftop pool, fitness center, spa, local art gallery and 70,000 square feet of meeting and event space. (Photo courtesy of Omni Hot
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced that Fairmont Austin opened its doors on March 5, 2018. The hotel features 1,048 guestrooms, five restaurants and bars, the largest outdoor pool and full service sp
With two out of the three 30-storey towers now complete, the $600-million high end development in Fortitude Valley's Alfred Street will comprise of 986 spacious one and two bedroom apartments, a mixtu
Margaritaville Nashville Hotel, the Music City property slated to open in summer 2019, today revealed new renderings. The renderings showcase the exterior of the 217-room property, Margaritaville's fi
Boris possesses extensive work experience throughout China. He started his career in Asia as a front office nanager at Grand Hyatt Beijing in 2002 before taking the next step on the ladder as director
HTNG’s GDPR for Hospitality Workgroup produced a framework and a self-assessment tool to help the hospitality industry prepare for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
SO/, the AccorHotels brand, today announced the upcoming addition of four hotels to its properties. This includes new European addresses in Berlin, St Petersburg and Vienna, and the brand's first hote
HNA Group’s selling spree continues. The Chinese conglomerate officially put most of its stake in Hilton spinoff Park Hotels & Resorts up for sale
Cold brew is coffee brewed with room temperature or cold water over a 12 to 24-hour brew time, giving it a smoother, deeper flavor. Unlike regular hot brewed coffee, cold brew is never exposed to heat
The partnership will bring the enterprise grade security and stability of the OpenKey platform as the mobile keyless entry system for all MIWA digital locks with Bluetooth Low Energy functionality.
The Germany-based firm has acquired The Porter, a 294-key hotel, located in the city's central business district. The acquisition marks the company’s sixth property in the U.S.
Granitepark-Parkwood LLC sold a 101-key hotel in Plano, Texas, to Ascend Growth Partners. CBRE negotiated the deal on behalf of the seller.
Midway, UT-based Mogul Capital’s 354-room Marriott TownePlace Suites in Hawthorne, CA is moving rapidly towards a completion date later this summer. The $86-million project represents one of the newes
Using SiteMinder’s technology, Imlauer Hotels can now market and sell its rooms on 350 of the world’s top hotel booking channels. The increased reach gives the hotel group the opportunity to boost res
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Located in the heart of HCMC's CBD in District 1 along Le Loi Boulevard, the Grand Tower offers 195 luxury serviced suites housed within levels 28 to 42 of Saigon Centre Tower 2.
Radisson Collection brings together the finest hotels in the Radisson Hotel Group portfolio. 14 hotels are confirmed to join the collection following the launch.
The location of the new hotel was once a 1900s department store and the new charming building has been decorated with eclectic architecture that nods to historic times.
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Opening in 2021, the resort is set on the site of a former sugar cane plantation with gentle hills rolling down to a long stretch of sandy beach fronting the Caribbean Sea. All of the projected 70 poo
The designs are on show at IHIF 2018 (5-7 March, Berlin), one of Europe's largest industry investment conferences. Visitors can walk around the new concept and explore a Crowne Plaza flagship hotel vi
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the bicoastal expansion of the EVEN Hotels brand, with openings in Sarasota, Fla. and Eugene, Ore.
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts yesterday announced the brand's first hotel in Baja California Sur with the opening of Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos in June 2018.
The 242-key hotel first opened its doors in 2012, and is situated in downtown Phoenix, within the 1.2 million-square-foot CityScape mixed-use high-rise.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced that Fairmont Austin opened its doors on March 5, 2018. The hotel features 1,048 guestrooms, five restaurants and bars, the largest outdoor pool and full service sp
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. announced the debut of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach, the second luxury resort for The Ritz-Carlton brand in Ras Al Khaimah, and the brand’s fif
After less than eight years, Lacoste has shuttered its store on Park Avenue South in NoMad, Commercial Observer has learned.
The newest landmarks in New York City are a pair of buildings in NoMad located right across the street from each other: the Emmet Building and the Jam
Union Investment GmbH has inked an agreement to acquire Thompson D.C., a 225-key project in the Navy Yards district, from a joint venture involving Geolo Capital and JW Capital Partners. The purchase
Aggregating to 2,544 rooms, the portfolio includes premium select-service properties under top lodging brands including Hilton and Hyatt in addition to two luxury boutique hotels located in five state
B&B Hotels, one of Europe’s fastest growing hotel brands, decided to expand its collaboration with TrustYou’s all-in-one guest feedback platform for all 400 properties. Since 2012, TrustYou’s tools ha
The SO/ Sofitel St. Petersburg offers 137 guest-rooms and suites – ranging from snug SO Cozy room, through tobalconied SO Lofty suites, and even the SO VIP apartments – equipped with their own firepla
Hospitality industry pioneers; eZee Technosys have integrated their booking engine and channel manager with VHP (Vishal Hotel Program) PMS, one of the leading hotel management solutions in Indonesia.
Honeywell’s INNCOM e7 Thermostat (e7) is the first enterprise grade environmental control and energy management solution that incorporates Amazon Alexa voice control for an effortless guest experience
Currently, the 11th largest hotel group in the world, Radisson Hotel Group is made up of eight hotel brands with more than 1,400 hotels in operation and under development.
W Hotels Worldwide announced the opening of W Panama, the first W in Central America.
David Lichtenstein's Lightstone Group landed $91 million in financing for its latest Moxy hotel project, property records filed with the city Monday s
DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE: DRH) last week announced that it has acquired The Landing Resort & Spa in Lake Tahoe, California, for $42 million, or $545,000 per key. The acquisition represent
The Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters has traded in a deal facilitated by Savills Studley. The new owners plan to carry out extensive on-site renovations.
Interstate Hotels & Resorts announce the addition of 12 new hotels to its international portfolio, including the company's first entry into France.
The long-awaited reopening of the Bossert Hotel in Brooklyn Heights has been delayed again as the developers search for a new operator. Clipper Equ
A week-long legal battle over control of a Trump Organization-run hotel in Panama that included physical altercations has come to a dramatic end. On Monday, armed Panamanian police escorted Trump Orga
Lightstone has topped out the second of four Moxy hotels it’s developing in New York City in partnership with Marriott. The 349-key Moxy Chelsea is due to open this fall, about a year after the flagsh
West River Inc. developer Robert Leach is gearing up to open Hotel Paseo in Palm Desert, CA next week. The three-story, 150-room luxury boutique property at 45400 Larkspur Lane is the first hotel to o
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Bethesda, MD-based DiamondRock Hospitality Company acquired The Landing Resort & Spa, a luxury resort in Lake Tahoe, CA for $42 million, or $545,000 per key.
PLANO, TEXAS — Metropolitan Capital Advisors (MCA) has arranged an $11.7 million loan for the acquisition of a 101-room Staybridge Suites hotel in Plano. Sunny Sajnani of MCA arranged the loan, which
Four Seasons sprawls over the southwestern portion of a 402 hectare (933 acre), sparsely populated and virtually untouched tropical paradise just 35 minutes by scenic flight from the international air
Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) midscale hotel brand, Tru by Hilton, expanded its footprint to three new states with its latest property openings in Garland, Texas, Farmville, Virginia, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Today Hilton introduces its first hotel in Vail, Colorado – DoubleTree by Hilton Vail. Following a complete renovation, the landmark property features 116 modern guest rooms in one of the most sought-
SCHAUMBURG, ILL. — Ladder Capital has provided a $38.7 million loan for the acquisition and renovation of Chicago Marriott Schaumburg. The 398-room hotel is located at 50 N. Martingale Road in suburba
The publicly traded lodging REIT—a spin-off of Hilton Worldwide—divested 11 properties, mostly overseas, significantly reducing its exposure in international markets.
The Lam Group secured a $68 million refinancing of its Sheraton hotel in Downtown Brooklyn, property records show. The loan package from U.S. Bank
Everwood Hospitality Partners acquired the 263-key hotel which features more than 10,000 square feet of meeting rooms and event space.
Interstate Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Carrie David as chief human resources officer. Carrie is responsible for leading all aspects of the human resources team, developing an excepti
AVANI Hotels & Resorts announced a new brand extension, AVANI+, with the launch of its first hotel in Luang Prabang on March 1, 2018.
The Meliá Maputo Hotel will offer 171 rooms and suites and facilities for meetings and events including two event rooms and an auditorium for up to 150 people.
Kimpton Ink48 Hotel announces the appointment of Nick Ivezaj as its new General Manager. In his role, Nick will oversee all aspects of the hotel and its day-to-day operations as well as its continued
Tianfu Minyoun Hospitality (Tianfu Minyoun) and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that Hyatt and Tianfu Minyoun entered into a strategic development agreement to drive the expansion o
Officials of Everwood Hospitality Partners (EHP) today announced the company has acquired the 263-suite Sheraton Suites Plantation in the heart of Broward County, Fla. The hotel was purchased for $24.
Situated in the heart of the tech-driven Summerville submarket, Home2 Suites is 93-key hotel featuring studio and one-bedroom units.
The company represented the borrower, an affiliate of Arbor Lodging Partners, for the acquisition of a 398-key hotel in the Schaumburg suburb of Chicago.
ATHENS, GA. — Waramaug LS Hotels LLC has acquired a 97-room Candlewood Suites in Athens, located roughly six miles west of the University of Georgia campus. The name of the seller and sales price were
“People are looking to buy hotels again particularly as it is clear that interest rates will rise over the next year.”
Starwood Capital Group announced today that a controlled affiliate of Starwood Global Opportunity Fund XI has acquired a portfolio of seven Hilton hotels throughout the United Kingdom, totalling over
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with Koucar Management, LLC to develop a new Cambria hotel in Southwest Washington, D.C. Located at 69 Q Street SW, the 154-room,
Kerzner International Holdings, the owner of the Atlantis Resort and Residences and One&Only Resorts brands worldwide, has announced the appointment of Michael P. Wale as its new Chief Executive Offic
Extended Stay America, Inc. will continue to manage the 25 ESA hotels over a 20 year contract. The 25 hotels represent over 2,400 rooms and are located in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Texas. In conjunc
Located at 1300 E. Centre Park Blvd., Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas DeSoto offers guests convenient access to Downtown Dallas, Bishop Arts District, Deep Ellum, Arlington and Fair Park. Six Flags Over
Located at 540 Greers Chapel Drive NW, the 100-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Kennesaw Hotel Group and managed by Peachtree Hotel Groupof Atlanta, Georgia.
Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will top Merdeka PNB 118 tower, expected-to-be tallest skyscraper in Southeast Asia
The hotel features 300 rooms and suites, including a series of inter-connecting rooms and KidSuites, with special rooms decked out with bunk beds and play areas.
The Chetrit Group has locked down financing for its Hotel Carter property in Times Square, sources told The Real Deal. JPMorgan Chase provided a $152
Dur Hospitality and IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) have recently announced the signing of a franchise agreement for Crowne Plaza Riyadh Palace, under the master franchise agreement signed in 2014
The Nomination Committee of Scandic Hotels Group AB has today announced that it will propose that the Annual General Meeting to be held on April 26, 2018, elects Per G Braathen as new Chairman of the
Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:PK) today announced that it closed on the sale of 11 non-core assets, including a portfolio of three Embassy Suites hotels, a portfolio of seven U.K. hotels and one So
Long-time InvoTech Customer Implements RFID System at New Location and Upgrades Uniform Systems with RFID Technology for More Efficient Operations.
Las Vegas-based CAI Investments broke ground on The Westin Tempe in the heart of Downtown Tempe, AZ on Seventh Street between Mill and Myrtle avenues. The 18-story Westin Tempe will be a full-service
The Santa Maria is a Luxury Collection Hotel & Golf Resort featuring 182 keys, a 72-par golf course and two on-site restaurants.
Hurkmans joins Interstate with more than 30 years of hospitality experience. In his most recent position as cluster general manager with Wyndham Dubai Marina and TRYP by Wyndham Dubai, Hurkmans succes
Aloft Hotels announces the U.S. launch of the brand's refreshed Re:fuel by Aloft food & beverage program, with a new breakfast format that promises to fundamentally change the way guests experience th
Wyndham Hotel Group announced the appointment of Dimitris Manikis to the role of President and Managing Director for Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA). He will be based at the company’s L
In this role, Vondrasek will be responsible for the previously announced commercial services organization driving guest and customer engagement functions while working across the organization to enhan
The Aloft Hotels brand created 13 portable breakfast pot options.
Overlooking the Amazon River, the newly revamped hotel underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation, including updated guest rooms as well as a redesign of the lobby, pool, restaurants and bar.
The hotels are located on the outskirts of New York City and Washington, D.C. Hyatt House in Gaithersburg, Md. and Holiday Inn Express in Chester, N.Y. traded for a total of $27.4 million.
Four Seasons veteran most recently led the team at the Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla
Further expanding the Dunkin’ Donuts footprint within rest stops and travel centers, the brands franchisees opened a total of 12 travel center restaurants around the country.
The hotel features a business center, convenience shop, Spin2Cycle fitness and laundry facility, barbecue grills, a heater indoor pool and a firepit.
Waldorf-Astoria, New York China's Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) issued a statement saying it had taken control over Anbang Insurance Group Co. this morning possibly putting billions of dollar
Chicago Cubs fans who would like to spend the night near Wrigley Field will be able to do that starting in late March, when the long-awaited Hotel Zachary opens for business.
'Whether it’s called Plus or Boutique program, Airbnb's latest scheme is just further proof the company is trying to play in the hoteling space while evading industry regulations.'
Allows Hotels to Seamlessly Transmit Rates, Availability and Reservations to Maximize Revenue
The company worked on behalf of the seller for the disposition of the five-story hotel located near the University of Minnesota campus.
Located close to the business district and Vienna Messe, a conference and exhibition centre, the new-build hotel will include 194 guest-rooms and is expected to welcome its first guests in 2020.
Seet to open 7 new European properties over the next two years, Staybridge Suites showcases new design for rooms and public spaces
The new hotel features 182 luxurious guestrooms and suites with authentic Panamanian design elements including the Guna Yala inspired traditional Mola blankets to adorn the beds, handmade baskets made
Marriott Golf, the global golf division of Marriott International, Inc., today announced further global expansion, with it's first-ever managed golf resort property in South Africa, the Arabella Golf
Dubbed the Cambria Hotel Bremerton Island, the 121-key property is scheduled to open in 2019, as part of a new waterfront project on Marina Square.
Fuel Travel Marketing has partnered with Interstate Hotels and Resorts to provide a new website and digital marketing solutions for Anaheim Portofino Inn and Suites in Anaheim, Calif.
The partnership will see SiteMinder’s solutions adopted by the majority of Essential Tools’ client portfolio of 25 hotels across the country, including OPO Hotel Porto Aeroporto, Sea Porto Hotel and G
Cornell Realty Management plans to construct a mixed-use project in Williamsburg split between residential and hotel space. The project from Isaac
JACKSON, TENN. — Peachtree Hotel Group (PHG) has opened the 98-room Hilton Garden Inn Jackson, located at 1324 Vann Drive in Jackson. The city serves as a regional hub for five major transportation co
Hotel Brokers International announced top sales performers of 2017. HBI President Tony DeGeorge presented the following hotel real estate sales achievement awards during the organization’s 59th Annual
Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE American: CDOR) today announced that it has closed on its previously-announced agreement to purchase the 93-room Home2 Suites by Hilton located in Summerville, Sou
The 98-key hotel, which broke ground in mid-2016, is located just off Interstate 40 approximately halfway between Nashville and Memphis.
The 301-room Andaz Maui is among a trio of resort hotels under contract to be acquired by Host Hotels & Resort in a $1 billion transaction.credit: Hyatt Hotels Corp. Bethesda, MD-based Host Hotels & R
Host Hotels & Resorts, a publicly traded hospitality company, is in contract to sell the W Hotel New York at 541 Lexington Avenue for $190 million
Work has finally begun at a long-awaited hotel site on the Lower East Side. Plans for a hotel at 79 Eldridge Street were first submitted to the cit
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with Frontier Hospitality Group to develop the first Cambria hotel in Iowa. The four-story, 108-room Cambria Hotel Bettendorf will
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH has signed an agreement with Sound West Group to develop a Cambria hotel in Bremerton, Wash.Located at 232 Washington Ave., the five-story, 121-room Cambri
Located within walking distance to terminals D, E and F at Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia's largest airport by passenger numbers, the hotel is in a prime location to accommodate Russian an
Located off of Interstate 40 and Highway 45 at 1324 Vann Drive, the hotel is proximate to a large outdoor retail center and five minutes from downtown Jackson. Jackson serves as a regional hub for fiv
The two properties, situated in the Bentonville-Rogers area, include more than 200 guestrooms and are both located along Interstate 49.
The new Tapestry Collection by Hilton in Melbourne represents the first property in Florida for the hospitality chain's 14th brand. The 156-unit lodging project is scheduled to open in early 2020.
HFF secured $64 million in financing for the recently-opened Ace Hotel Chicago. The 159-key, award-winning, Ace-branded hotel is located in the Fulton Market district and was developed by Sterling Bay
A development site with approved plans for a 45-story condominium-and-hotel tower overlooking City Hall Park is hitting the market. The Roe Corpora
With 168 new suites, the hotel is situated in the Rosslyn business district, just minutes to the activity centers of Arlington as well as Georgetown and downtown Washington, D.C. With close Metro acce
According to STR's 2016 HOST data, 15 counties in the U.S. comprise approximately 36% of all hotel property tax expense.
The launch of the brand in Mexico closely follows the introduction of avid hotels in the U.S. and Canada last fall, where the company has already signed 75 franchise agreements.
Portfolio includes TownePlace Suites by Marriott Bentonville Rogers and Candlewood Suites Rogers/Bentonville
The hotel offers 90 guest rooms and spacious suites. Hotel guests have access to free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, business center and complimentary parking. There is also a scenic terrace on the eighth f
The 250-key hotel will be located within a 10-minute drive from the Zurich International Airport. The property is slated to open in 2020.
The owner used the loan for the acquisition and completion of a partially constructed hotel in the borough's Long Island City neighborhood.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 34 luxurious Residences by Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona housed in a 20-storey tower, with a prime location at the intersect
Ashford Hospitality Prime has agreed to purchase the 266-key Ritz-Carlton hotel, reflecting the REIT’s strategy of acquiring institutional-quality assets in high-growth markets across the U.S.
Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio into the historic French Quarter and New Orleans Theater District with plans to open Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans and the Residences
A lease agreement has been concluded for the IntercityHotel Zurich Airport with Patrizier Beteiligungs AG, which will act as investor and developer, and more joint projects are in the pipeline. This w
Amerilodge Group, a hotel ownership and management company based in Bloomfield Hills, announced the opening of a new Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel at 6295 Melton Road, Portage, IN
Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE: AHP) on Friday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the 266-room Ritz-Carlton Sarasota in Sarasota, Florida for $171 million ($6
Total volume of hotel sales fell 33 per cent in 2017.
Marriott International today announced the signing of the 235 room Le Méridien Melbourne, in partnership with owner and developer Jinshan Investment Group. The hotel is slated to open in 2020.
HUDSON, WIS. — Dougherty Funding has provided Express Hospitality LLC with an $8.8 million loan for the construction of a Holiday Inn Express hotel in Hudson, located in western Wisconsin along the Mi
Gensler collaborated on the renovation, which brought upgrades to the hotel's 390 guestrooms, lobby, facade, event and meeting spaces, as well as a new rooftop lounge.
Since 2009, a Fountainbleu Resorts LLC project has stood 70% completed on the Vegas Strip, and been a constant reminder of the Great Recession. Now, Marriott International and New York-based global re
The new waterfront Cambria Hotel in Ocean City, Md. will feature 133 keys, occupying the former site of the George Cropper Concrete Plant.
NEW YORK CITY — Madison Realty Capital (MRC) has provided a $16.5 million acquisition and construction financing package collateralized by a partially constructed hotel development in Long Island City
Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. has agreed to pay $171 million, or $642,860/room, for the 266-room Ritz-Carlton Sarasota hotel in Sarasota, Fla. The Da...
During Super Bowl LII Weekend (2-4 February 2018), the Minneapolis market posted an average occupancy level of 92.5% and an average daily rate (ADR) of US$354.41.
The proceeds of the $195 million mortgage on the 414-key resort and casino financed the buy-out of some of the property’s partners.
Dallas-based Hall Structured Finance closed a new first lien construction loan totaling $17.6 million to finance the construction of an Aloft hotel in Glendale, CA. The new six-story hotel is being de
Sam Chang’s McSam Hotel Group, borrowed $16.5 million from Madison Realty Capital (MRC) for its plan to buy a development site and complete the construction a 148-key hotel at 38-04 11th St. in the Lo
Mr. Grapstein, a board member of the Hotel Association for more than five years and a longtime member of the Hospitality Council of New York, brings a wealth of financial and operating experience to t
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) along with PiNNacle Hospitality Group and The Wankawala Organization, announced this afternoon the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel Ocean City. Located
The new project is confirmed for one of the largest waterfront plots in Dubai's Marasi district; includes luxury hotel and residences
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its European vacation rental business to Platinum Equity for approximately $1.
Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio into the historic French Quarter and New Orleans Theater District with plans to open Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans and the Residences at the Hard
The bipartisan bill, sponsored by Representatives Ted Poe (R-Texas 2) and Scott Peters (D-California 52), strengthens the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by ensuring compliance and providing bus
Marriott International Reports Fourth Quarter 2017 Results
Groupe ADP and AccorHotels have signed two building leases, one for the renovation of the current Mercure hotel and one for the construction of a new ibis Styles hotel at Paris-Orly Airport.
Revenue per available room up 3.9 Percent to CAD$82.61
The LLC plans an extensive renovation, which will start this fall. It will include upgrades to the exterior façade, the guestrooms, lobby and bistro.
Hotel Located Off I-40 and Eubank For Traveler Convenience
CROMWELL, CONN. — Money360 has funded a $7.5 million bridge loan for a hotel in Cromwell. The financing allows the undisclosed borrower to utilize the cash-out loan proceeds for additional hospitality
Choice Hotels and HOS Management began work on the 103-key, six-story property. This is the brand’s first location in Georgia.
ORLANDO, FLA. — Tavistock Development Co. has launched the Tavistock Hotel Collection, a hospitality portfolio that will include the previously announced Tavistock Town Center Hotel at Lake Nona Town
KDG Capital acquired the Eagle Crest Resort, which includes a 100-key resort hotel situated on more than 1,700 acres of land.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has signed a management agreement with The Liamuiga Corporation to open a Ritz-Carlton resort in St. Kitts expected in 2021, bringing the luxury brand to this Ea
Developed by Michael Tchakmakjian, the new 85-key hotel will be located in Glendale, Calif. and is expected to open in May 2019.
Monarch Cypress, the leading manufacturer and supplier of hotel and spa amenities, announced the appointment of Hillary Georges as President of their Hotel Division. Her previous position with the com
CBRE Hotels arranged the $195-million mortgage for the recapitalization of the Aruba Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino in Palm Beach.
SDMCC is a subsidiary of Steigenberger Hotels AG and is responsible for all activities outside Europe. Its portfolio includes properties such as the Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay in Dubai, the Inte
The resort combines contemporary architecture and high-tech comforts for its 141 guestrooms, six suites, 66 Ridge Villas and residences. The resort is carved into giant rock formations with green roof
The transfer of the 229-key, 18-story asset to Balder will take place upon completion of the project, scheduled for the first quarter of 2021.
Stay Over Suites in Hopewell, Va. is located within a 30-minute drive south of downtown Richmond and comprises 108 suites in two separate buildings.
Hersha Hospitality Trust and Cindat Capital Management secured a $385 million loan from UBS and China Merchants Bank for its portfolio of seven hotels
Rosewood Phnom Penh opens today, nestled in the iconic 39-story Vattanac Capital Tower prominently located in the central cultural and business district along Preah Monivong Boulevard. At 188 meters h
Prior to his move to Jakarta, he worked as General Manager for Belmond Grand Hotel Europe in St Petersburg, Russia.
In this new leadership role, Kirkland will oversee the company's overall information technology strategy, development and operations. He will report directly to John Bonds, senior vice president, ente
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and Witkoff announced today a plan to open a new resort at 2755 Las Vegas Boulevard South. The integrated resort and casino to be named The Drew Las Vegas wi
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement for the 144-key Hyatt Place Aguascalientes with affiliates of Promotora Comercial Abada
The 326-room hotel is located in the Al Ra'idah Digital City (RDC), a mixed use district that is expected to accommodate over 20,000 employees and up to 10,000 residents.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group last week announced the appointment of nine field directors within its development team. This new geographical structure allows the team to work more effectively with franc
The 326-key hotel and convention center is IHG’s seventh property in Riyadh, and it features nearly 130,000 square feet of conference and meeting space.
Paul Weimer and Christian Charre of CBRE Hotels represented seller Rockwood Capital in the disposition of the recently refurbished art-deco property.
The 11-story Westin Tysons Corner is located in Falls Church, Va., roughly four miles southeast of Tysons Corner and 10 miles west of Washington, D.C.
The recently renovated 159-key Willows Hotel & Spa is located 35 miles outside of the city and represents the third phase of Viejas Casino & Resort's development plan.
OCEAN CITY, MD. — Cronheim Hotel Capital (CHC) and GEM Equity Markets (GEM) have arranged a $20.8 million construction loan for Cambria Resorts & Conference Center, a 133-room hotel that will be const
Being the ones to continually introduce breakthroughs in their technology, eZee Technosys present a reliable and growing relationship with OTAs worldwide.
Just a couple of months until construction wraps at its new South Street Seaport hotel tower, Richard Lou’s LCRE Group is searching for a financing in
Now open in the center of the emerging city, Best Western Kindai Hotel is located close to local attractions, offices and government buildings, and is just a 30-minute drive from the city's Syamsudin
CBRE Issues U.S. Lodging And 2018-2019 Historic Hotels Forecast At Historic Hotels Of America Annual Conference
Consisting of 428 rooms and 192 apartments, the luxury property is located within the Al Ghurair Centre Complex, one of the region's first and most prominent shopping destinations.
In a signal Airbnb has the online travel agencies in its sights, the company will allow hotels and other accommodation providers to list on the site for the first time through the SiteMinder platform.
The Company purchased from the current owner the entire equity capital of two entities that together own Castello di Casole, one of the largest private real estate properties in Tuscany. The purchase
Urgo Taps Aptech’s Execuvue Business Intelligence, Targetvue Budgeting and Forecasting and PVNG Enterprise Accounting for Growing Family Business
Hilton’s first triple-brand hotel will be located at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The property will consist of a Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn and Home2 Suites.
Meyers Group has launched renovation on the Hotel Paso del Norte in downtown El Paso. But the developer of the project at (get the address) is planning to go back to the county to request tax incentiv
The $25 million, 120-key property southeast of the city’s historic center will bring a sought-after conference center, which local officials hope will draw conventions and other meetings to the area.
Led by an expert in asset management and business development, Laia Lahoz, who has been named NH Hotel Group's Chief Assets and Development Officer, the new team also incorporates Luis Arsuaga, renown
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new urban resort that is currently under development in Viña del Mar, Chile.
With the finishing touches almost complete, NOVUM Hospitality will be opening its first niu hotel on February 1. With over 146 rooms in three separate categories, the niu Cobbles will be available to
The Western Front Hotel, a 1920s-era building with interior design by Interior Image Group (IIG), will open to the public on February 12, 2018.
Sakura Hotel Co., headquartered in Shinjuku, Tokyo, opened the Sakura Hotel Nippori near the historic Yanaka Ginza shopping street in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward, the fifth hotel in the Sakura Hotel and Hoste
Hotel Groups Leverage Single-Image Database Across Properties; Unify Marketing & Guest Engagement; Enable Cross-Property Booking and Increase Revenue
Located along Ngong Road, DoubleTree by Hilton Nairobi Hurlingham opens as the first DoubleTree branded property in Kenya - joining five DoubleTree by Hilton properties now open across Africa.
The transaction included the 119-room Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Atlanta-Downtown (pictured), located at 161 Ted Turner Drive N.W. (Photo courtesy of Hampton Inn & Suites)
Commercial Real Estate Direct Staff Report Apple Hospitality REIT has paid $63 million, or $239,544/room, for two hotels, in Atlanta and Memphis, Tenn...
The spun-off gaming casino REIT also raised $1 billion in a private equity offering late last year.
A French national, Mr. El Yafi holds a Certificate in Real Estate Finance and Hospitality Asset Management from Cornell University as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management from IEMI, i
Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of Andrew Jordan as chief marketing officer. In his new position, Jordan will be responsible for leading all aspects of revenue including sales, m
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. — Ready Capital Structured Finance has provided a $5.5 million loan for the refinancing of a 32,000-square-foot hotel and condominium property in Miami Beach. Ready Capital provided
Four Seasons Resort Nevis will embark on a multi-million dollar enhancement project this year. The multi-phase renovation to the 350-acre (140 hectare) property will kick off in April 2018 with a thou
The completely renovated 310-key hotel features significant meeting and event space and sits two miles from the city’s international airport.
Higher TripAdvisor Scores Show Hotel Beacon Guests Value Personal Service, Fast Request Fulfillment
Meisel Holdings Managed Services is expanding its hotel management division to offer hospitality management services to hotel owners and asset managers in the U.S.
Time is an incredibly valuable currency, especially in the hospitality world. Running a hotel effectively requires efficiency and guest-focus to always be top of mind - which means your staff, interna
Expected to open in 2021, the 200-key hotel in Garden Grove will be close to Disneyland, the Anaheim Convention Center, Angel Stadium and Honda Center.
Media reports identify the buyer as Junson Capital the family office of Longfor Properties co-founder Cai Kui.
A controversial hotel planned for Queens is one step closer to becoming a reality. Flushing-based Super A Construction filed plans with the Departm
Choice Hotels acquired the WoodSpring Suites brand, including franchise operations, marketing and development, for $231 million, subject to customary closing adjustments.
The company also said it won't go public in 2018.
Global tycoon Sir Richard Branson today announced Edinburgh as the location for the first Virgin Hotel outside the United States.
The year marked extensive expansion in the region with the opening of more than 40 hotels, including the 100th hotel in China and the 200th hotel in Asia Pacific, plus the introduction of the Curio Co
World’s largest hospitality technology exposition and conference adds Frits van Paasschen and Nancy Rademaker to education program
The 159 all-suite, adult-only tower features a lush new saltwater pool, an extravagant full-service spa, salon, and fitness center, plus three new restaurant concepts.
A 31-story, full-service Marriott hotel began construction in downtown Austin, slated for completion by 2020. Combined with JW Marriott Austin, the two properties will encompass about 180,000 square f
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announced its first property in the Grove District Anaheim Resort area in the city of Garden Grove, expanding the brand in Southern California. The mixed-use development b
TRYP by Wyndham today added to its presence in Florida with the opening of a newly constructed, 96-room hotel on Miami's Bay Harbor Islands.
Based in IHG's global headquarters in Buckinghamshire, Karin is responsible for driving the sustainable long term growth of IHG and the performance of its European hotels. Karin brings more than 15 ye
The 255-key property, following nearly $15 million in renovation work, is the first Embassy Suites in the Toronto metro area.
SARALAND, ALA. — Mobile-based general contractor White-Spunner Construction is underway on a new 101-room Hampton Inn & Suites in Saraland, roughly 12 miles north of Mobile. The $15 million hotel will
WICHITA, KAN. — TGC Development Group has completed a $1.9 million interior renovation of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Wichita East. The 82-room, extended-stay hotel is located at 9444 E. 29th St
Two residential towers were proposed in Chicago’s West Loop. Related Midwest and Tucker Development are seeking approvals on a 58-story, 3700-unit apartment and hotel tower at 725 W. Randolph St. The
Graves Hospitality owns the Minneapolis project, which marks Marriott's 22nd Moxy hotel worldwide and the second built from the ground up in the U.S.
LOS ANGELES — Huntington Hotel Group has received $35 million in construction financing to build a dual-branded hotel in the Los Angeles submarket of Agoura Hills. The project will include the 129-roo
AUGUSTA, GA. — PMZ Realty Capital LLC has arranged a $17.5 million loan for the refinancing of the Residence Inn by Marriott Augusta located at 1116 Marks Church Road in Augusta. Other terms of the de
Pictured: The Westin Ottawa, one of three hotels being listed by Starwood Capital Group.Starwood Capital Group is selling its Westin-branded hotels in Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton in a deal expected t
The hotel, a late 1950s era property in the heart of Indian Wells, has been completely reimagined with new building additions, substantial renovations and a complete redesign throughout, in collaborat
Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences to be developed on famous Seven Mile Beach and expected to be completed in Q4 2020
Located in Alberta, in the western region of Canada, the new Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Edmonton North and the recently built TownePlace Suites by Marriott Edmonton South are owned by Iliyan H
The contemporary hotel is a 255 all-suite property consisting of 206 two-room suites and 49 studio suites. The hotel offers premium rooms on upper floors with panoramic views of the airport and runway
Mexican real estate and investment firm Sun-Star Group, led by real estate developer Omar O’Rourke Martinez and his partner Thomas Wahl, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa
The hotels receiving a Five Diamond Rating undergo a number of checks and balances including in-person inspections, anonymous overnight stays and, finally, review by a panel of experts to ensure credi
Average daily rate increases 4.5 Percent to US$124.72
Adria Hotel Forum is the leading Southeast European hotel investment conference held every year in Zagreb, Croatia and visited by international and regional hotel industry experts. The sixth edition o
Revenue per available room up 5.2 Percent to CAD$81.64
Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:PK) today announced that it closed on the sale of the 254-room Hilton Rotterdam located in Rotterdam, Netherlands, for gross proceeds of approximately $62 million, equ
CHICAGO — Mesa West Capital has provided a $48 million loan for the refinancing of the newly renovated Talbott Hotel in Chicago. The borrower, Sterling Bay, acquired the 16-story hotel in the fall of
MIAMI SPRINGS, FLA. — Aztec Group Inc. has arranged a $15.2 million construction loan for the development of a new Comfort Inn & Suites hotel located at 665 Mokena Drive in Miami Springs. Aztec Group
Developers Phoenix Hospitality Group and Partlow Properties & Investments LLC broke ground on a new luxury hotel, The Bevy Hotel Boerne, a DoubleTree Inn by Hilton. The $25-million, 120-room boutique
Mesa West Capital has finalized a $48 million bridge loan to refinance debt on the Talbott Hotel in Chicago
Currently under construction on the historic Texas A&M University campus in College Station, the new eight-story facility will offer 250 guest accommodations and suites, a formal restaurant, two-story
Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort offers stunning ocean views and a stylish beach club
Hotels in Mexico reported occupancy rose 0.5% to 63.9% in 2017, while ADR increased 6% to 2,323.31 Mexican pesos ($124.77) and RevPAR jumped 6.4% to 1,484.81 Mexican pesos ($79.74).
Meliá Hotels Internationa today announced the signing of four new properties in Vietnam, which represent its entry into two of the most popular destinations in the country: the financial city of Ho Ch
A legacy project by local developer Robert D. Olson, Lido House is set on the site of the former City Hall and pays homage to the historic landmark. The 130-guest room resort set on 100,000 square fee
Luxury property set to transition to Sofitel following an extensive refurbishment program
Transient Leisure Travel Sees Particularly Strong Bookings Boost of 6.8 Percent during Q1
Expected to open in 2018, Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon will be located at the crossroads of Little India and Serangoon and close-by Singapore's commercial and industrial areas.
Spread over around 70,000 square feet, the hotel's architecture is reminiscent of Rajasthan's erstwhile culture and style. The hotel constitutes 96 rooms across Superior, Business Class, Studio Suites
Global hospitality solutions provider, eZee Technosys put forth an extensive checklist for the hoteliers to help them understand the operations of a booking engine and select the most suitable one.
Cycas Hospitality Opens First Property Outside UK
Boaz Ashbel, managing director of Aztec Group, arranged the construction financing on a behalf of an entity led by Steven Marin and Michael Pfeffer.
The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) honored Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island's Jay Wiendl as Hotel Manager of the Year and Kerri Creedon as Restaurant Manager of the Year at
The hotel, to be known as Zabeel House by Jumeirah - The Greens, is scheduled to open in quarter four 2018 and will offer 210 guest rooms, two restaurants, terrace dining around the pool area, confere
The 309-key property, located near Burlington, was extensively renovated prior to opening. The hotel’s attached 30,000-square-foot conference center is expected to open this fall.
The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) honored Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island's Jay Wiendl as Hotel Manager of the Year and Kerri Creedon as Restaurant Manager of the Year at
The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) honored Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island's Jay Wiendl as Hotel Manager of the Year and Kerri Creedon as Restaurant Manager of the Year at
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Embassy Group will open a new Four Seasons hotel and private residences later this year in Bengaluru, one of India's fastest growing cities. Located within Embassy
The hotel, which is part of the $55 million Woburn Landing development near Boston, will include a 103-key Homewood Suites, while Hampton Inn will comprise 132 rooms.
Brand to nearly double portfolio with announcement of new California project and upcoming and recent additions in Nashville, New Orleans, Philadelphia and British Columbia
In 2017, hotels in the Caribbean reported occupancy fell 1.2% to 66.4%, but ADR rose 1.9% to $204.64 to keep RevPAR positive (+0.7% to $135.85).
A new report, funded by the Hotel Trades Council, claims that Airbnb removed between 7,000 and 13,500 apartments from the long-term rental market in t
With an aggregate 75 new hotels in the works, the two collections are set to expand their presence around the world.
SVN|Hamm & Co. represented the buyer in its purchase of Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town/Duke Street in Alexandria, which features 240 guestrooms across 257,000 square feet.
New rules for entertainment deductions and pass-through structures have long-term implications for the hotel industry, contends a veteran real estate attorney and hospitality expert.
The hotel industry is an exciting if risky playground for entrepreneurs, as shown at the recent American Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS).
Air China Limited (Air China) will begin non-stop flights between Beijing and Copenhagen from May 30, 2018. Once the new route launches, passengers will be able to arrive comfortably in Andersen's dre
Gehr Hospitality announced the acquisition of the Aloft Hotel, Jacksonville Airport, located three miles from the Jacksonville International Airport and just 15 miles north of downtown Jacksonville. T
‘Direct is best,’ ‘101 ways to avoid paying OTAs,’ and even ‘How to Win the OTA War’ are a few of the headlines I’ve witnessed, it's time for a rethink
The outlook for international business travel is generally optimistic, according to the Global Business Travel Forecast 2018 published by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT). Demand is being
In his new position, Hook will be responsible for the global development of Hard Rock Casinos outside of the Asian continent, where the company's CEO of Asia, Ed Tracy, will continue to be responsible
Written by Jack D. Ninemeier, Ph.D., this essential management textbook introduces readers to the control processes used to reduce costs and increase efficiency in food and beverage operations in rest
Just this month, the convention-style hotel completed a major renovation, including a redesign of its front entrance façade, public spaces (including front desk area/lobby) and restaurant outlets. The
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235-room Homewood Suites and Hampton Inn slated to open in Woburn Landing
As we all know, a guest is the central figure in any hotel business. The hotel is oriented on his preferences and requests when planning its strategy. If it turns out to be successful, then, as a rule
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Known as a local landmark in the heart of Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, The Lenox Hotel houses 214 guest rooms and spacious suites that offer guests the feeling of pampered luxury in the center of b
TargetingHub™ expands the functionality of the Vizergy Marketing System (VMS™) by allowing clients to easily integrate PMS and POS data with various marketing databases such as Salesforce and IBM’s Wa
Santa Maria Suites has received several other awards and accolades, including ranking #1 Hotel & #1 Resort by U.S. News and World Reports Best Hotels, #1 Key West hotel by Fodor’s Travel, The TripAdvi
More than 100 women have come forward to allege decades of sexual misconduct by casino mogul Steve Wynn, who is CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd. The Wall Street Journal interviewed around 150 women who worke
Canada's hotel industry reported occupancy rose 2.4% in 2017 to 65.9%, and when combined with a 5.2% ADR increase to 156.73 Canadian dollars ($127.27), RevPAR jumped 7.7% to CA$103.31 ($83.89) over 20
NEW YORK CITY — Developer Optima Real Estate has topped out construction for its boutique 21-story hotel located at 333 W. 38th St. in Manhattan’s Midtown West neighborhood. Designed by Gene Kaufman A
The $10 million property will feature 79 guestrooms across 21 stories totaling 34,000 square feet. Optima Real Estate is the project’s developer.
Denihan Hospitality, Trammell Crow Company and KochSmith Capital formed a strategic partnership to bring The James Hotel to Washington, DC.
The company cited setbacks in the administrative approval process of obtaining licences. South China Morning Post reports.
Asia-Pacific is a land of opportunity for savvy hoteliers; more and more travellers are flocking to the region every day, seeking new and unique experiences. Unfortunately, that hasn’t escaped the not
Revenue per available room up 5.2 Percent to CAD$78.24
Average daily rate declines 1.7 Percent to US$120.55
LEWISVILLE, TEXAS — A partnership between Baltimore-based Alex. Brown Realty Inc. and Dallas-based TCOR Hotel Partners has acquired the 188-room TownePlace Suites by Marriott hotel in Lewisville, a no
Rockbridge's Art Deco-style Noelle hotel brand is aimed at young, trendy consumers. Credit: Rockbridge As competition from Airbnb and other online hospitality services intensifies, the world's largest
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Vancouver-based property development company, Replay Destinations, to manage Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua, which will open in 2021 in the Caribbean's
Edwin 'Ed' Fuller, President, Laguna Strategic Advisors, will be honored with the 2017 Albert E. Koehl Award for Advertising and Terence 'Terry' Gallagher, President, Lou Hammond Group, will be recogn
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IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announced the opening of the new-build, 179-room Holiday Inn Lima Airport hotel, just five minutes from Jorge Chavez Lima International Airport. The two-tower
Mandarin Oriental International Limited today announced that Hotel Ritz, Madrid will close on 28th February 2018 for a €99 million (US$121 million) restoration, which is expected to complete in late 2
Six Senses Singapore is split across two buildings that are an easy wander apart. Six Senses Duxton and Six Senses Maxwell will mark the brand's first city hotels, celebrating local Singapore culture
In 2017, hotels in the Middle East saw occupancy fall 1.1% to 65%, ADR drop 4.5% to $164.33 and RevPAR decline 5.6% to $106.89. Africa's hotel industry, meanwhile, posted a 5.6% occupancy gain to 58%,
After more than five years of relative stability, new factors are at play in the hotel investment market that will affect hotel capitalization rates and values in a changing economic landscape.
Pledges to Partner With Mayors on Economic Development, Workforce
Travel and tourism now account for more than one-tenth of global GDP. What trends can help hospitality and travel companies harness even more growth?
Located in the heart of Times Square, on the corner of 42nd street and 9th Avenue, Pod Times Square expands on the micro-hotel concept, offering 45 Pod Pads – living suites varying from 600 – 800 squa
Host Hotel & Resorts is negotiating to sell its luxury W Hotel in Midtown to Capstone Equities and HEI Hotels & Resorts for about $209 million
Alex. Brown Realty, Inc. (ABR) and TCOR Hotel Partners (TCOR) have announced the acquisition of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Lewisville, Texas. ABR Chesapeake Fund V, a value-add real estate f
Timothy Hentschel, cofounder and CEO of HotelPlanner, the world’s largest online group travel provider, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award, an honor given ann
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) this week announced the appointments of Navjit Ahluwalia as Senior Vice President and Country Head, India, and Jatin Khanna as Vice President and Head of Operations, India.
Following a successful 2017 with global growth that averaged nearly one new hotel opening per week, the brand is kicking off 2018 with four new properties.
Sonesta International Hotels Corporation announced the Sonesta Hotel Ibagué, the latest addition to the brand's international portfolio and its seventh property in the country of Colombia. Located wit
Hotels in the Asia/Pacific region saw occupancy increase by 2.6% to 70.9% in 2017, while ADR rose 0.9% to $100.57 and RevPAR increased 3.6% to $71.31.
ATLANTA — Atlanta-based Hunter Hotel Advisors has arranged the $68.8 million sale of three Marriott-branded hotels located throughout Florida. Trey Scott, Shamir Patel, Robert Taylor and Steve Taylor
The 519-room JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is part of Strategic Property Partners' upcoming $3 billion development in the Water Street neighborhood.
The sixth edition of the Adria Hotel Forum will be held on February 14th and 15th 2018 at the Sheraton hotel in Zagreb with the following theme: OUR OWN RESPONSIBILITY.
ColoGuard has opened a new data center and "carrier hotel" facility at Industry City, a 6-million-square-foot mixed-use office, industrial and retail complex located on the waterfront in Brooklyn's Su
A construction worker fell to his death from the ninth floor of Sam Chang's hotel project at 111 East 24th Street Tuesday morning, according to the Ne
The company provided the loan to Mogul Capital for the development of a dual-branded hotel, comprising 354 guestrooms, in Hawthorne, Calif.
Hotel Industry Leaders Meet to Confront Challenges of Evolving Consumer Trends and Increasing Complexity in Distribution and Technology
Aloft Palm Jumeirah is just 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport (DXB) and 90 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). Aloft Palm Jumeirah is close to numerous attractions that inclu
Marcus Hotels & Resorts announced it has been selected to manage the Murieta Inn and Spa in Rancho Murieta, California, which opened today. The newly constructed luxury inn and spa is located southe
For 2018 the U.S. hotel industry is projected to report a 0.3% increase in occupancy to 66.1%, a 2.4% rise in average daily rate (ADR) to US$129.77 and a 2.7% lift in revenue per available room (RevPA
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today announced the signing of a new Radisson Blu in Costa Rica. The new-build hotel will offer 100 rooms and is expected to break ground late 2018 with plans to open in De
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today the opening of Grand Hyatt Manila, the first Grand Hyatt hotel in the Philippines. The 461-room luxury hotel tops the tallest skyscraper in the Philip
The 150-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche has a prime location close to the popular North Corniche, which overlooks the Red Sea and is within the city’s newest waterfront development.
The city is continuing its crackdown on Airbnb with a lawsuit against a landlord who allegedly turned his rent-stabilized building into an illegal hot
eZee Technosys, one of the few total hospitality solutions provider reveals the business success of their client - Cremorne Point Manor, Australia.
The new hotel will be built on the site of the former Frontier hotel, across Las Vegas Boulevard from Wynn’s two existing properties.
Wyndham Hotel Group transforms former vocational school building to lifestyle hotel in Lawrenceville area of Pittsburgh
Hunter Hotel Advisors represented the seller in the disposition of the Courtyard by Marriott properties, which the new owners plan to renovate by investing $5 million in capital improvements.
Embassy Suites at Chevy Chase Pavilion is located at 4300 Military Road N.W., within the Chevy Chase Pavilion mixed-use development in Washington, D.C.
HAWTHORNE, CALIF. — Mogul Capital has received $60 million in construction financing to build the dual-branded Marriott Courtyard and TownePlace Suites hotel in Hawthorne. The five-story property will
SEATTLE — Hilton Hotels has announced plans to construct the Sound Hotel Seattle Belltown, a 142-room hotel in Seattle. The hotel is being developed as part of a 42-story mixed-use building.
The world’s largest hotel company signed contracts for a record 55,000 guestrooms in markets outside North America, mostly targeting Europe and Asia.
Blackstone Group acquired the 450-room Turtle Bay Resort on Hawaii’s Oahu for roughly $330 million.
INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts - Interstate's platform for the management of independent and soft branded boutique and lifestyle hotels and resorts - announces that it has formed a strategic alliance with
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The Montage Healdsburg, set to begin construction this spring, will feature 130 guestrooms on more than 200 acres of land.
The new hotel will comprise a total of 87,000 square feet across eight stories, of which up to 20,000 square feet of public amenities will be available to serve the neighborhood.
Condor Hospitality Trust acquired the 122-room TownePlace Suites in Austin's North Tech Ridge area for roughly $19.7 million.
The 258-acre resort will feature 130 bungalow-style accommodations, Spa Montage, an infinity pool overlooking the resort's vineyards and Montage's signature immersive children's program called Paintbo
Margaritaville at The Pointe Development is Underway; Will Feature Margaritaville Beach Resort, Luxury Oceanfront Residences, Marina, Water Park, Spa & More
In 2017, the U.S. hotel industry saw occupancy increase 0.9% to $65.9%, and a 2.1% ADR increase to $126.72 drove RevPAR up 3% to $83.57 over 2016.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo, the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the Asia-Pacific region.
Average daily rate up 2.2 Percent to US$121.86
Net revenues were $1.69 billion for the fourth quarter of 2017, an increase of 29.9%, or $388.7 million, from $1.30 billion for the same period of 2016.
The Westin Resort & Spa, Cancún today announced it has unveiled a top-to-bottom redesign of all the resort’s public areas, the launch of Arena Sports Bar & Restaurant and the debut of a Flowrider surf
Allan Fried’s GHC Development is planning to convert the former American Stock Exchange building in the Financial District into a hotel with a large r
Condor Hospitality Trust Inc. closed on the sale of the 122-room TownePlace Suites by Marriott Austin North/Tech Ridge, located to the north of downtown Austin.
Developer Alfred Sanzari Enterprises will open two new Hilton hotels will open under one roof at One Glenwood Avenue in Teaneck, New Jersey in spring 2018.
Replay Resorts is developing a 132-acre five-star luxury resort in Half Moon Bay, Antigua, which includes property formerly owned by the late Rachel "
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has signed a management agreement with Europe Trading Investment Company Limited for Hotel Indigo Saigon The City. This is the second Hotel Indigo to be signed in V
Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE American: CDOR) today announced that it has closed on its previously-announced agreement to purchase the 122-room TownePlace Suites located in the North Tech Ridge
The dip in U.S. market share is a hindrance to the president’s economic goals, which the Visit U.S. coalition intends to help correct. Research prepared for Visit U.S. by the U.S. Travel Association s
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Crescent Hotels & Resorts is the operator of the 250-key property constructed in the 1980s. Balongue Interiors handled the revamping process.
The company partnered with Rio Nuevo, a municipal stadium and special taxing district, for the currently unbranded hotel. Construction is expected to begin later this year.
According to EyeforTravel, hoteliers would do well to focus a great deal of their efforts on not only catering to but analyzing the captive guest.
Secured by assets across several states, the previous mortgage loan had an outstanding balance of roughly $377 million and was due to mature in 2020.
He joins Naples Hotel Group from his most recent position as an Area Manager with Island Hospitality
The recently opened WoodSpring Suites Seattle Redmond expands the brand's presence in the Seattle area, providing 120 suites with in-room kitchens.
Prior to joining Margaritaville, Cunningham spent nearly 20 years in various key roles at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Most recently, he served as the company's regional vice president of upsc
Wyndham Worldwide to Purchase La Quinta's Franchise and Management Businesses after Spin-Off of La Quinta's Real Estate Assets into CorePoint Lodging Inc.
Nestled within the exclusive Nusa Dua community, Marriott's Bali Nusa Dua Gardens features spacious 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and studio guestrooms each with kitchenettes, their design inspired by the trop
Huff, Niehaus & Associates Inc. brokered the $4.5 million sale of the Best Western Plus La Porte Hotel and Conference Center, located within one hour of Chicago.
The 235-key upscale property, owned and managed by Fillmore Capital Partners, sits in the city’s SoBro district near the Bridgestone Arena.
The newly opened property, in northeastern Arkansas, includes an on-site restaurant and is directly off Interstate 55 north of Memphis, Tenn.
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation has agreed to pay $1.95 billion for La Quinta Holding’s hotel franchise and management business, further extending its already considerable portfolio of hotels and resort
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Jim Stormont and John Cooper reunite as firm builds on past and new successes
Average daily rate up 5.4 Percent to US$129.08
Revenue per available room up 7.5 Percent to CAD$70.44
As a part of the realignment, two executives have decided to transition out of Hyatt later this year as the organization evolves. Global Chief Marketing Officer Maryam Banikarim and Global Head of Cap
Very few people can imagine their daily life without digital gadgets, which have already turned into the best friends and have become absolutely irreplaceable. People are used to comfort and expect to
SAN ANTONIO — Houston-based DC Partners will develop Thompson San Antonio Hotel, a 162-room hospitality project that will be located in the RiverWalk area of San Antonio. The 20-story property will al
Adria Hotel Forum is the leading Southeast European hotel investment conference held every year in Zagreb, Croatia and visited by international and regional hotel industry experts. The sixth edition o
Every hotel owner and manager strives for the same goal: delight guests while generating significant revenue and profits. But achieving this holy grail often proves elusive. Many hotels still perceive
La Quinta’s owned lodging properties will be spun off into a publicly traded REIT to be led by its current CEO Keith Cline.
LA PORTE, IND. — Huff, Niehaus & Associates Inc. has brokered the sale of the Best Western Plus hotel in La Porte, about 30 miles west of South Bend, for $4.5 million. The 142-room hotel also features
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. — Midas Hospitality has opened Residence Inn and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Maryland Heights, about 20 miles northwest of St. Louis. The $25 million project is Marriot
The ski-in, ski-out resort includes amenities like the 14,000-square-foot Remède Spa and fitness facilities, a Jean-Georges Vongerichten signature restaurant and the Deer Crest Club.
Rodeway Inn, the economy hotel and one of 11 Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) brands, announced the opening of its 600th hotel. Located at 4565 West Keiser Avenue in Osceola, Arkansas, th
NOVUM Hospitality and MERKUR Development Holding GmbH have begun work on a third niu hotel in the Fasanenhof district of Stuttgart. Completion is scheduled for the autumn of 2019. The project volume a
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has entered into a franchise agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation to open Kyukaruizawa Kikyo, Curio Collection by Hilton.
The 256-key Holiday Inn Warsaw City Centre is located in one of the fastest-growing European tourist destinations. The hotel was designed to cater to both business and leisure travelers.
The six-story, 316-key Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks is a less than 20-minute drive from the Washington Dulles International Airport.
The hotel, developed by West 77 Partners LLC, will be operated by WoodSpring Hotels Property Management. The hotel is located at 7045 180th Avenue NE in Redmond, Wash., just minutes from Microsoft’s c
REDMOND, WASH. — WoodSpring Hotels has opened the 120-room WoodSpring Suites Seattle Redmond. West 77 Partners LLC developed the hotel, which WoodSpring Hotels Property Management will operate.
Located 10 miles from Albuquerque International Sunport and five minutes from downtown, the property operates under the Marriott umbrella and is being managed by Sun Capital Hotels.
Investing more than $20 million in a comprehensive renovation and refresh, Wheelock and its operating partners will elevate the estate’s 394 exquisite guestrooms, as well as common areas of the resort
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH in collaboration with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, announced the opening of the new Cambria Hotel Nashville.
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Developed by the Design Solutions Department of AccorHotels in association with designer Didier Versavel, the concept room is arrayed with features that meet the needs not just of guests with reduced
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA., AND QUINCY, MASS. — Sunstone Hotel Investors has completed the sale of Philadelphia Marriott West in West Conshohocken and Boston Marriott Quincy in Quincy for $139 million, or
NEW YORK CITY — Stonehill Taylor has designed HY36, a hotel in the Hudson Yards district, for owners LLR Holdings LLC and Intercontinental Hotel Group. Open in fall 2017, the hotel features 251 rooms;
The hotel is the largest in the Italian resort area. Featuring 170 keys, the building offers upscale accommodations, including several suites with lake views.
Hotels in Singapore reported mixed year-over-year results in December, according to preliminary data from STR. Occupancy grew 0.3% to 76%, while ADR dropped 2.1% to 275.02 Singapore dollars ($206.76)
A London restaurant is taking the cue of the travel industry and determining its prices based on timing. The restaurant, Bob Bob Ricard, is startin
Commercial Real Estate Direct Staff Report TPG Real Estate Finance Trust has provided a $51 million loan against the Ace Hotel New Orleans, a 234-room...
According to pipeline data from STR, the number of hotel rooms under construction in the U.S. has declined or remained flat year over year for three consecutive months. Overall, there were 179,979 roo
This classic prewar building has seen some rough times and is undergoing a face-lift.
As of today, Sunstone has interests in 25 hotels comprised of 12,450 keys, operating under nationally recognized brands such as Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt.
The hotel sector in Southern California is booming. Los Angeles County set a record for drawing tourists last year, hosting nearly 50 million visitors in 2017.
The 186-key riverfront hotel is adjacent to Wilmington Convention Center fewer than four miles from Wilmington International Airport. Harmony Hospitality owns and manages the nine-story property.
Moxy Hotel Nomad rendering. Square Mile Capital has assumed a $31.8 million mezzanine loan for development of New York City's next Moxy Hotel location in NoMad, as the Marriott International-held flag
The REIT's portfolio includes Hilton and Marriott properties in urban and high-end suburban markets.
The hotel is being is being developed by Yakima based Hogback Development and designed to host families and sports teams, along with business and leisure travelers.
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Located in the residential heart of the city, between central Como and the Swiss border, the hotel places guests steps away from a haven of romantic villas and luscious gardens including the promenade
The hotel property management system has been around for a long time, and unfortunately for the industry, it has evolved very little over time. Yes, features and functions have been developed, a pleth
The Hotel at Avalon will join the portfolio of more than 130 independent Autograph Collection hotels. Intimate, stylish and inspired by a gracious Southern home, The Hotel at Avalon and Alpharetta Con
Average daily rate up 5.8 Percent to US$124.33
Revenue per available room up 24.3 Percent to CAD$67.44
Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place features more than 12,000 square feet of function space, a business center, meeting rooms, fitness center, pool, tennis court and a basketball court.
The property, a former hotel and casino which opened in 2012 and shuttered two years later, contains 1,400 guestrooms and is expected to bring 3,000 jobs to the city.
Hoteliers can use step-by-step quantitative assessment to determine their ideal PMS match with newly released easy-to-use scorecard and template
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Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE: SHO) today announced the sale of the 289-room Marriott Philadelphia and the 464-room Marriott Quincy for a combined gross sale price of $139.0 million, or approxi
The 125-key hotel, located in Central Islip, N.Y., features amenities including a salt-water pool, a fitness center and rentable event space.
The 125-key hotel, located in Central Islip, N.Y., features amenities including a salt-water pool, a fitness center and rentable event space.
The hotel includes 43,000 square feet of meeting, banquet and pre-function space; Luce, a Michelin rated restaurant; a 10,000-square-foot spa and subterranean parking accommodating 180 valet spaces.
Through a new program with delivery.com hotel guests can now enjoy the added convenience of delivery services from local restaurants directly to their hotel location, including nearly 1,000 Choice Hot
Dale Carnegie trainer, David Osborne, will arm hospitality professionals at HT-NEXT with best practices to weather the rapid pace of change while maintaining a highly engaged and motivated staff.
Facebook is now an advertising powerhouse that allows you to target anyone in their global database with laser-sharp precision.
The Buccini/Pollin Group has purchased Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place in Melbourne, Fla. The recently renovated, 238-key hotel includes a business center.
Sam Chang refinanced his Marriott hotel development at 338 West 36th Street with a $185 million loan package from Deutsche Bank, property records show
The shopping spree isn’t over yet. Blackstone Group agreed to pay $1.1 billion to acquire the Grand Wailea resort in the Hawaiian island of Maui in what appears to be the second largest deal for a si
Located at 11 Court House Drive, the 125- room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by The Briad Group of Livingston, New Jersey.
The 376-key Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove’s new owner plans to extensively renovate and reposition the asset under the Delta by Marriott flag.
Property to be re-branded Ocean Resort Casino
The new owner of the 349-key hotel, located near the city’s airport, is planning to extensively renovate the building in the near future.
Square Mile Capital Management bought a $31.8 million mezzanine loan backed by Lightstone Group’s Marriott Moxy at 105-109 West 28th Street.
The hotel, located in a historic building more than 100 years old, includes 165 guestrooms in the heart of Knoxville’s downtown.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today announces the signing of a management agreement for Radisson Zhengzhou with Henan Longzhu Hotel Management Co., Ltd. Scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2022, t
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today announced a collaboration with China Resources Property which is slated to bring the St. Regis brand to Hong Kong by early 2019. Marriott International has nine proper
Harbor Club offers contemporary cabin-style rooms, reminiscent of luxury cruise cabins, and suites with a nautical-inspired design, including the bespoke swim-up room enclave with its own private pool
Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE American:CDOR today announced the closing on the sale of a legacy hotel asset, the 71-room Comfort Inn & Suites located at 3328 East Center Street, Warsaw, IN 4658
The 118-key hotel includes 10,000 square feet of conference space and a number of guest amenities such as a fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi and an on-site sports bar.
Developed by TRT Holdings Inc., the property sits within the billion-dollar The Battery Atlanta mixed-use development and will serve as the official hotel of the Atlanta Braves baseball team.
Irvine, CA-based Khanna Enterprises acquired the Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove hotel from Pacific Hospitality Group (PHG). The 376-guestroom property is located at 12021 Harbor Blvd. in Garden Grove, C
Phoenix Property Co. and Lincoln Property Co. obtained $126 million in financing to develop the mixed-use Village Main Street.
GARDEN GROVE, CALIF. — Khanna Enterprises has purchased the 376-room Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove hotel in Orange County for an undisclosed sum. The hotel is located at 12021 Harbor Blvd.
The real estate firm orchestrated a $97.5 million first mortgage and a $23.9 million mezzanine construction loan for the McSam Hotel Group’s development of a dual-branded, 526-key lodging project in C
The firm worked on behalf of Newgard Development Group. The financing will be used for the construction of The Gale Boutique Hotel, a 96-key lodging project in Fort Lauderdale.
The property will share its common amenities, including the swimming pool, fitness center, an in-house movie room and four meeting rooms.
Champion Real Estate Company acquired a development site located at Yucca Street and Argyle Avenue near Capitol Records in Hollywood, CA for $17 million
The property is the 10th Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites dual-branded property to open across the country since the concept was first introduced in 2016.
Azarbarzin to Oversee 1 Hotels and Baccarat Hotels Operations, as well as Future Developments of both Brands
Omni Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of its newest property, Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta. As the official hotel of the Atlanta Braves, the property is located in The Battery Atlanta, the
Brand Opens Third Location in China as Expansion in Asia Continues
The five-story Hilton is located in The Harbor mixed-use development on Lake Ray Hubbard. TRC Capital Partners was the seller.
NEW YORK CITY — HFF has arranged $126.6 million in refinancing for Mondrian Park Avenue, a luxury lifestyle hotel located at 444 Park Ave. in Manhattan. The sponsor was David Moinian of Moin Developme
DoubleTree by Hilton Hull hotel is located close to The Hull Truck Theatre, the prize-winning Ferens Art Gallery, St. Stephen's and Princes Quay shopping centres and The Deep, one of the UK's largest
STOW, OHIO — Home2 Suites by Hilton Stow Akron has opened in Stow, just north of Akron. The 85-suite hotel features fully equipped kitchens, complimentary Internet, a laundry and fitness area, indoor
OKLAHOMA CITY — NewcrestImage has opened a five-story, 142-room AC Hotel in Oklahoma City’s historic Bricktown neighborhood. NewcrestImage used modular construction to build the new AC Hotel, a first
Sam Chang is joining the jam packed Long Island City hotel market. The developer’s McSam Hotel Group has closed on the $7.8 million purchase of 38-
Views of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade won’t be improving anytime soon. The New York State Court of Appeals ruled against
The Cambria Hotel North Scottsdale Desert Ridge property features an outdoor patio and pool, 2,370 square feet of multi-function meeting space, a state-of-the-art fitness center, in-room views of the
Home2 Suites by Hilton reached its 200th property milestone with the opening of Home2 Suites by Hilton Miramar Ft. Lauderdale.
Located at 3003 Franklin Boulevard, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Eugene East/Springfield will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Alko Hotels of Eugene, Oregon.
Choice Hotels International has once again teamed up with Stratus Development Partners to build a 153-key Cambria Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The property is scheduled to open in 2020.
Rockbridge announces the opening of Noelle, a reimagined 224-room hotel housed in the former home of one of downtown Nashville"s first luxury properties, Noel Place. Rockbridge has called upon the pro
AC Hotels by Marriott, the European-inspired, simplistic, elegant brand for the modern traveler, has announced the opening of AC Hotel Spartanburg, the brand"s first location in South Carolina. Nestle
The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 10-16 December 2017, according to data from STR. In comparison with the week o.
Visitors to New York should watch their hotel bills, as a new tax coined the "Urban Destination Charge" is being added to stays in hotels that are near the popular destination of Times Square in Manha
Boyd Gaming acquired Valley Forge Casino Resort, a 40,000-square-foot casino in King of Prussia. The resort includes 500 hotel rooms, eight restaurants and bars, and more than 100,000 square feet of m
The restored 13-story downtown property first opened as a hotel in 1930 and now features a fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi, valet parking and a rooftop bar.
A New Jersey-based developer plans to build a six-story hotel in East Williamsburg. Nehalkumar Gandhi filed a permit application Friday for a 92-ke
Average daily rate up 3.5 Percent to US$115.67
Revenue per available room grows 11.1 Percent to CAD$72.44
True North Hotel Group is the manager of the 114-key downtown asset. The property is steps away from the Crossroads Art District.
Valley Forge features a 40,000-square foot casino with 600 slot machines, 50 table games, and nearly 500 hotel rooms. The property also has eight restaurants and bars, and more than 100,000 square fee
Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE American: CDOR) today announced that it has executed an agreement to purchase the 93-room Home2 Suites by Hilton located in Summerville, South Carolina, a suburb o
The hospitality company has partnered with Samsung and Legrand to develop the industry’s first Internet of Things hotel room, as part of Marriott’s 10,000-square-foot Innovation Lab.
In Brooklyn, room rates shot up a considerable 4.1 percent to $182.13 year-over-year, as supply surged 21.1 percent, STR data indicate.
Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT) today announced that it has sold the 145-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad, Calif., for $33 million, or approximately $228,000 per suite.
The conference and event hotel will be part of the new 'Hafenpark Quarter', a mixed-use development on the banks of the Main river, close to the city center and next to the new headquarters of the Eur
Travieso comes to AHLA from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where she currently serves as the lead Democratic liaison for the Chamber's Technology Engagement Center (C-Tec). Before joining the Chamber,
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) signed an agreement with Stratus Development Partners, LLC to develop a new Cambria hotel in Orlando, Fla. The eight-story, 153-room Cambria property will
Choice Hotels International has agreed to buy WoodSpring Suites' brand and franchise business for $231.25 million, adding to its extended-stay hotel b...
Three hotels to open this month in London, Dubai and Sarajevo
Average daily rate up 2.3 Percent to US$122.64
The Shaner Hotel Group today announced the grand opening of the 105-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Daytona Beach Speedway/Airport. The hotel is owned by a joint venture comprised of Prime Hospitality Gro
Hotel opening marks the first Hyatt hotel in mainland Spain
The company will become the brand’s franchisor, strengthening its leadership in the extended-stay segment with the acquisition of 240 hotels in 35 states.
Platinum Hospitality will manage the 115-key hotel, which features tech-focused and eco-conscious amenities as well as the option to customize suite furniture according to each customer's own preferen
The new owner plans to complete a $15 million renovation of the Holiday Inn San Jose-Silicon Valley, a 354-key hotel located about one mile from San Jose International Airport.
Hilton Garden Inn Orlando East / UCF Area hotel represents Emerald Hospitality Associates Inc.'s 24th acquisition. The 122-key hotel underwent a $2 million renovation in 2014.
The 136-key Cambria Hotel Downtown Asheville features one- and two-bedroom suites, as well as 8,000 square feet of meeting space.
The redeveloped TWA Hotel is on track to open at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York in early 2019. Special features will include a Jet Age and mid-century museum, as well as the world’s
The historic Fairmont Copley Plaza, which dates back to 1912, sold for $444,000 per key, representing a 4.6 percent cap rate on the hotel’s 2017 NOI.
Toby Moskovits’ Heritage Equity Partners has landed a $68 million loan for the Williamsburg Hotel, located at 96 Wythe Avenue. The money comes from
Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the brand and franchise business of WoodSpring SuitesSM from WoodSpring Hotels Holdings LL
The approved project includes a 1,050-key hotel and the creation of new, direct connections to South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center and the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
Officials of The Dow Hotel Company (DHC) today announced the joint venture acquisition with an institutional investor of the 354-room Holiday Inn San Jose - Silicon Valley in California for an undiscl
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) last week announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Moscow Petrovsky Park, Moscow’s first Hyatt Regency hotel and second Hyatt property in the Russian capital. This new
RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ) last week announced that the Company has sold the 383-room Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, MA for $170.0 million or approximately $444,000 per key.
Bowling Green Asset Management (BGAM) is announcing its second branded hotel acquisition of 2017, a luxury 103-room Holiday Inn, located close to Salisbury and Stonehenge, for £12.5 million, reflectin
Hotel Indigo Antwerp City Centre has 82 boutique guestrooms reflecting a small slice of the Flemish joie de vivre in their unique design. Designed in warm oak, there are touches of colour on the walls
Radisson Blu today announced the opening of Radisson Blu Acqua Hotel & Spa Concon. Formerly Radisson Acqua Hotel & Spa Concon, the hotel recently completed a $2.5 million renovation giving a new and r
Radisson Blu announced the opening of its second hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. The 127-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Beirut opened its doors in Verdun, one of the capital's most prestigious and fashionable sho
Thor Equities has closed on its purchase of The James Hotel New York - SoHo, a 114-room boutique hotel at 27 Grand St. in New York City from PGIM Real Estate. The sales price was approximately $66.3 m
Revenue per available room grows 9.0 Percent to CAD$83.96
Average daily rate up 4.0 Percent to US$125.07
Preliminary November data from STR shows the London hotel market experienced a 2.8% occupancy decrease to 83.7% during the month, while ADR rose 1% to £153.96 ($205.64) and RevPAR fell 1.8% to £128.87
The development, first announced in April 2016, will be located adjacent to Festival Hall at the eastern end of Navy Pier. With 222 rooms, guests will experience unmatched views of the city, Lake Mich
Moxy Hotels will debut its first property in Chicago, IL - and the first in the Midwest - in Spring 201. White Lodging will operate the Moxy Chicago Downtown, which it is developing in the River North
Radisson RED Miraflores will be located between Calle Bolivar and Calle Alcanflores in the heart of Miraflores, a district of the Lima Province, which is known for its upscale shopping and beautiful c
The property’s location is also optimal for guests interested in exploring the nearby area as it is just a short drive from Fort Bragg, Airborne and Special Operations Museum, Cape Fear Botanical Gard
Hong Kong's hotel market reported occupancy rose 1.4% to 94.3% in November, according to preliminary monthly data from STR. ADR increased 5.6% to 1,603.28 Hong Kong dollars ($205.39) and RevPAR jumped
Powered entirely by wind energy, Conscious Hotel Westerpark will become the fourth property of sustainable hotel chain Conscious Hotels, which for the past year has employed the global hotel industry’
The company is set to expand its luxury footprint with another 200 hotels in the development pipeline, set to open across 25 new countries.
Survey measures professional development, research and resources available to hospitality finance and technology professionals
Kansas City council members don't want the city to pay for a downtown convention hotel project until their questions are answered.
Owned by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, the six-floor, 166-room Tru by Hilton Las Vegas Airport is the largest Tru by Hilton hotel property to-date.
The service DeskBell have passed an important milestone in its history. Now, the app contains data about more than a million hotels all over the world.
The 91-key, pet-friendly asset located in downtown Tuscaloosa is the second Alabama hotel to receive the certification.
Crescent Hotels & Resorts will manage the 192-key asset in Lower Manhattan. The hotel features an open lobby, fitness center, work area and other amenities.
The Graduate Minnesota was formerly known as The Commons Hotel and marks the only lodging in the Minnesota-area. The property is close to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.
Colliers secured financing for a 235-key dual-brand Hilton Hotel in Woburn, Mass. The project will be located in a well-exposed site in the northern suburbs of Boston.
Chinese developer Jubao Xie is looking to sell the 50-story, 492-key Holiday Inn Manhattan-Financial District.
Located near the former imperial city of Marrakech and in the heart of a century-old olive grove set against the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains, the resort evokes the romanticism of desert life, offe
With a network of landmark hotels and resorts in 60 countries today, Marriott International is set to expand its luxury footprint yet further with 200 hotels in the development pipeline, representing
With a network of landmark hotels and resorts in 60 countries today, Marriott International is set to expand its luxury footprint yet further with 200 hotels in the development pipeline, representing
Resort property features three pools, a golf course, seven dining outlets and fitness center
Contemporary Arabesque architecture and design details including mashrabiya latticework screens reflect both the Hotel’s proximity to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and its easy access to the ci
Gilles was the Managing Director of Voyages-SNCF Technologies, running the voyages-sncf.com group's technical division and SNCF's Digital Factory, since 2012
Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans Westbank Gretna is located only 15 minutes from the attractions of the French Quarter and about 25 minutes from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
The 296-room hotel is located 10 minutes from the New Muscat International Airport and is a part of the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC) project, situated in phase one of Madinat Al Irfan,
Capital controls in China have slowed corporates' global shopping spree and the hospitality sector is feeling their effect.
Increasingly, HNW investors are snapping up more modest hotels—like a Hilton Garden Inn or a Courtyard by Marriott—in secondary and tertiary markets.
Hotel Martinez will be the second hotel in Europe to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, which launched in 2016. It will join Hotel du Louvre in Paris, which opened in 2016
Average daily rate up 0.2 Percent to US$117.82
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) today unveiled Connected Room, a high-tech guest room that enables guests to personalize and control every aspect of their stay from one central point – their mobile device. Currentl
Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT) today announced that it has acquired the 219-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton in Springfield, Virginia for $68 million, or approximately $310,000 per suite.
Chatham estimates it acquired the property at a year one NOI cap rate of approximately 7.5%.
Virgin Limited Edition can confirm that Necker Island will welcome back its first guests to a newly restored Great House as early as October 2018, with further accommodation to reopen in 2019.
KHOS aims to turn the traditional notion of a business hotel on its head - designed specifically for the modern business traveller, for whom the conventional boundaries of work and play no longer exis
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas plans to increase its portfolio by seven resorts and two further spas from now until early 2019, with a continued focus on sustainable practices and a deep commitment to
Russian crime forums have been using the home-sharing service to shuffle around cash under the table, sometimes with the help of legitimate Airbnb hosts.
Almost seven years since HotelTonight launched its tonight-only hotel booking app, the industry has been flooded with a host of ambitious startups looking to find similar success. At the recent Phocus
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced plans for the addition of the Waldorf Astoria Cancun and the all-inclusive Hilton Cancun resort to the portfolio in Mexico. Developed by Parks Hospitality and set t
Interstate Hotels & Resorts announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the management agreements of 82 premium-branded, select- and full-service hotels, plus one restaurant, from White Lodg
Expedia, Inc. today officially announced a new Expedia Powered Technology partnership with G6 Hospitality, parent company of the lodging brands Motel 6 and Studio 6, that will provide the brands broad
The portfolio comprised 22 hotels in prime locations with an aggregate of 6,119 rooms across Canada, including major hubs such as Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary and Quebec City.
Rockbridge today announced their acquisition of The Seelbach Hilton in Louisville, Kentucky in a joint venture with Louisville-based Musselman Hotels Management, who will manage the property.
H&R Block, a tax consulting company, has signed a retail lease for 18,934 square feet in the storefront at 1422-1424 Walnut St. in Philadelphia, PA. The two-story, 145,750-square-foot retail and offic
The new Home2 Suites offers its guests fast access to the multiple beaches of Mt. Pleasant, S.C. It represents the 194th hotel in the company's race to the 200-property milestone.
The 316-key property was renamed after a $27 million renovation. Previously known as Marriott Denver City, the 20-story building is the metro's third-largest hotel.
The collection of Courtyard by Marriott properties, totaling more than 1,900 guestrooms across nine states, is now under the ownership of Toronto-based Skyline Investments.
The transaction included two Fairfield Inn & Suites properties located in Naperville and St. Charles, Ill. Vice Presidents Nate Sahn and John Karver represented the owners.
The former Vail Cascade Resort and Spa will be the first ski destination in North America to join The Luxury Collection's portfolio.
The older foreign-born millennials are the ones that are migrating to these suburbs according to JLL analyst Julian Adams.
The developers of the recently-opened Pod Hotel in Williamsburg have received an $84 million bridge loan from Ladder Capital. The loan to developers
Goldman Sachs provided the refinancing for the 612-key Moxy Times Square, which made its debut in September of this year.
The hits in New York’s Airbnb crackdown keep on coming. The city had sued a pair of property owners for running an illegal hotel that it listed on
Korman Communities bought the Smyth hotel in Tribeca for $72.2 million, records filed with the city Thursday show. Walton Street Capital was the se
London-based hospitality group Rhubarb is bringing two new restaurant concepts to the sprawling Hudson Yards mega-development.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix North has opened its doors north of the city center, following extensive renovation work.
In what may be a glimpse of what all hotels will look like in the very near future, Marriott International has recently teamed with a pair of companies — Samsung and Legrand — in order to launch the g
Tax reform job growth and Airbnb all play a role in how the hotel industry will fare in 2018. GlobeSt.com speaks with Ten-X Commercial’s Anthony Falor
Allegiant Real Estate Capital has provided $33.75 million of financing against a portfolio of 21 retail buildings with 65,588 square feet that are tri...
Owners of a luxury hotel in Panama want to shed the Trump brand as room rates, according to some, plummet. The Trump International Hotel in Panama
The U.S. hotel industry is expected to enjoy increases in occupancy, average daily rate and revenue per available room this year, according to STR and Tourism Economics' final 2017 forecast.
It’s not your grandfather’s luxury hotel market anymore.
Yet Ten-X sees more gainers than losers nationally in its latest hotel “heat map” and rates Orlando as the top “buy” market for lodging investors.
The owners of Trump SoHo and the Trump Organization are cutting ties by the end of the year.
The Madrid-based hospitality company is in receipt of an offer from Barceló Hotel Group, which proposes to acquire its rival, along with a portfolio of 400 properties across Europe, the Americas and A
The British are coming! To Hudson Yards, that is. London-based rhubarb, a major hospitality company in England, plans to open new restaurants at 30
McDonald's franchise owner Brian Mortellaro announced the closing of the downtown Newark restaurant inside Candlewick Commons, on Dec. 8.
A recently published report by Morgan Stanley shows that Airbnb's initial utilization rate prediction for 2017 will only be reached by the end of next year. In the light of the platform's struggles to
Sharif El-Gamal and MHP Real Estate Services are working out a deal to build a Margaritaville hotel and restaurant, the first of its kind in New York
AccorHotels will manage several of Brazil Hospitality Group's properties. The company has also acquired LEBSPE Ltda, a company that manages several Brazilian hotels, from BHG.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Las Vegas City Center offers guests immediate access to all the attractions of the Strip, several golf courses and upscale shopping centers.
R.D. Olson says that 60% of its hotel projects are redevelopment because of escalating land and development costs.
The impact Resorts World Catskills will have on the Hudson Valley economy and more specifically struggling Sullivan County which has been trying to land
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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts opened a new hotel in Xiamen, China. The 22-story property offers 325 guest rooms.
The hotel opened in an historic 19th century warehouse building in Milwaukee’s city center following the completion of adaptive reuse work.
The 19-story property is situated in the heart of Sunny Isles Beach, one of the top ten destinations in the U.S. The hotel is close to Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Interna
The property is the first major extended-stay property to operate in the city’s center, offering guests a long-term hotel option on the Canadian side of the border.
Following multiple renovations and additions to the iconic Arizona Center, Parallel Capital Partners have contracted a developer to build an AC Marriott Hotel at the mixed-use project.
The joint venture between InterContinental Hotels Group and ANA will open the first Hotel Indigo property in Japan in 2019. The hotel is just 90 minutes from Tokyo's city center.
R.D. Olson says that 60% of its hotel projects are redevelopment because of escalating land and development costs.
The Cambria Charleston Riverview will feature 126 keys and 1,300 square feet of meeting space. Slated to open early in 2019, the hotel will be built by Freese Johnson Contractors.
Recently, the 91-key hotel underwent a major renovation. Located within a 15-minute drive from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the hotel can host events for up to 800 people.
The Troubadour in New Orleans will be a 184-key hotel situated right next to the French Quarter, within walking distance of multiple New Orleans clubs, restaurants and attractions. Hilton plans to ope
Located in the heart of the prominent California Highway 1 corridor, the 550-key hotel spreads across a 22-acre site nestled along the historic 18-hole Del Monte Golf Course.
Future business activity in U.S. hotels rose in September according to the latest reading of the Hotels' future business conditions (HIL) indicator. e−forecasting.com's HIL, a composite predictive ana
With its snowy location as the United States' northern neighbor, Canada can sometimes be overlooked by those of us in the hospitality space as the larger countries smaller sibling. While the United St
These program elements are no longer just an amenity.
AAA is predicting the busiest Thanksgiving travel season in more than a decade, which is good news for hotels, restaurants and gas stations.
Hilton's newest brand, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, continues to grow with the addition of three vibrant and unique hotels, all of which anchor notable southern, coastal cities in America. The Troub
Tavistock Development Company, a diversified real estate firm owned by Tavistock Group, today announced details surrounding an iconic performance resort and spa at its master-planned Lake Nona communi
Nine months into the new administration, the US lodging industry and broader economy appear to have shrugged off worries of any initial disruption to the economy. Though initial expectations of broad-
The U.S. hotel industry is projected to record stronger-than-expected growth for 2017, according to STR and Tourism Economics' final forecast of 2017. "Due to stronger demand, occupancy growth has exc
The asset is located along Interstate 88 in Naperville, Ill., and offers convenient access to one of the largest office concentrations outside Chicago.
Crowne Plaza Wailoaloa Beach will be situated ten minutes from Nadi International Airport and will offer immediate beach access to its guests. The project is slated for completion in 2020.
In Trump’s Washington, there will be the world’s first politically motivated hotel, the flagship for a global brand that’s built around social activism and community engagement.
With the Plaza up for grabs, another royal has quietly emerged as a force who could shape the hotel’s future.
The upgraded hotel will feature restored public and event spaces, 350 new guestrooms and suites, as well as 350 residences. Architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and interior designer Pierre Y
The interest-only loan offers a three-year initial term and three one-year extension options. The loan replaces the original, which was scheduled to end in August 2019 and had a higher interest rate.
The 228-key property is situated along Route 101, close to the Arizona State University Research Park, which hosts companies such as Amazon, Digital Realty and GoDaddy.
Comprising 378 guestrooms, the three-asset portfolio was subject to 10-year, fixed-rate loans. Vista Investments previously completed renovations at the properties.
NAP describes the project as “a national example of next-generation mixed-use development placing ‘heart share over market share’ in creating New Jersey’s
GlobeSt.com caught up with Shawn Gracey executive vice president of hospitality for Key International to get more insight into this growing sector in
Airbnb could accommodate 200 million guest arrivals worldwide this year a level it's reached without the capital outlays that major hotel chains have found
ATLANTA—Location location location is a common mantra in commercial real estate. But a good location with low barriers to entry may not be the best bet
The 593-key Bermuda Southampton sits on 100 acres including 22 acres of residential development land.