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Accor to reach new guests via lifestyle-division growth

05-31 09:37

It has been a little more than two years since Accor created its lifestyle division.

Accor may invest in India's Treebo Hotels

05-23 14:57

According to Indian business news site Mint, global hospitality giant Accor is in talks to invest up to $50 million in Treebo Hotels, an Indian tech-centric budget hospitality company.

Westin Nashville to appoint GM

05-22 14:56

The Westin Nashville has promoted Jeff Crabiel, its former executive assistant manager and director of rooms, general manager.

CapitaLand seeks buyer for London's Cavendish hotel

05-21 14:54

Singapore-based CapitaLand Ltd. has reportedly hired Jones Lang LaSalle to sell London's historic Cavendish hotel for about £250 million ($325 million). CapitaLand bought the 230-room property in 2012 for a reported £158.8 million.

Hyatt to open Shanghai Centric

05-20 14:52

n affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corp. has entered into a management agreement with Shanghai Xintian Real Estate Co. Ltd.

U.S. hotel results for week ending 4 May

05-17 10:32

Among the Top 25 Markets, Boston, Massachusetts, registered the largest increases in each of the three key performance metrics: occupancy (+8.2% to 80.5%), ADR (+8.5% to US$227.08) and RevPAR (+17.4% to US$182.69).

Mobile boosts guest loyalty and experience

05-16 10:30

With 70% of hoteliers saying they’ve “fully embraced” mobile, a majority believe it is a “key driver of guest experience and loyalty.”

Hotels save on energy with in-room tech

05-15 10:28

Energy-saving technology in hotel guestrooms ranges from traditional methods such as LED lights to more advanced solutions.

Trump Hotel pools shut down by health inspectors

05-14 10:26

Some pools at Florida properties under Trump Hotels International have been shut down by health inspectors multiple times over the past year, Quartz reports.

Global hotel pulse to Middle East/Africa news

05-13 10:23

Revenue per available room was down 7.9% to $105.33 in the Middle East, with average daily rate down 8.8% to $148.43 and occupancy up 0.9% to 71% for the quarter.

OYO enters experiences space with “OYO Near You”

05-10 10:03

While it continues to open properties in new markets around the world, India-based hospitality company OYO Hotels & Homes is launching a new experiences division in its home country.

Selina raises $100 million for its millennial-focused lodging

05-09 10:02

Selina has raised $100 million in fresh financing, the Tel Aviv-based blended hospitality startup said Wednesday.

Guests want experience recommendations from hotels

05-08 10:00

A majority (81 percent) of consumers would like to receive local experience and hotel upgrade recommendations from their hotels, according to new research.

Airbnb's newest neighbor in the home rental space: Marriott Hotels

05-07 09:59

Marriott is hitting back at Airbnb, which has been expanding its reach into the hotel industry, by rolling out its own home-rental service.

Why technology and hospitality need to be a balancing act

05-06 09:59

The competition is at an all-time high for hotels to earn guests’ loyalty and many have turned to the latest technology to help them do so, whether it’s Japan’s hotel staffed entirely by robots or the new FlyZoo hotel using facial recognition in lieu of room keys.

KHP Capital Partners closes $361-million fund

04-30 09:56

KHP Capital Partners closed on $361 million of commitments for its fifth discretionary real estate fund.

Radisson’s strategy for growing Country Inn & Suites

04-29 09:53

Radisson’s Country Inn & Suites could be “three to four times larger than we are today.

Summit Hotel Properties to sell six hotels

04-28 09:53

Real estate investment trust Summit Hotel Properties announced the sale of six properties totaling 815 guestrooms for $135 million.

Buffalo hotel to benefit from Frozen Four hockey games

04-26 15:18

Hotels in the Buffalo, New York, area are getting more business after a slow first quarter, thanks to the Men’s Frozen Four NCAA hockey championship, The Buffalo News reports.

Weekly results to the U.S. hotel industry

04-25 15:17

Hotels in the U.S. reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics for the week ending 6 April, according to data from STR, parent company of HNN.

U.S. stocks expected to open higher

04-24 15:15

U.S. stocks were expected to open higher today “as investors digested central bank messaging and the latest developments in the U.S.-China trade talks,” The Wall Street Journal reports.