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Shiji acquires StayNTouch

09-25 09:35

The Shiji Group has acquired StayNTouch. The addition of StayNTouch’s cloud-based hotel management tools to Shiji’s hotel technology stack will enable both sets of customers to seamlessly integrate across multiple hotel and travel technology systems, the company said.

LaSalle Investment sees potential in London budget hotel

09-20 11:57

LaSalle Investment Management, a subsidiary of JLL, has bought a 150-room budget hotel in London for £40 million from a syndicate of private investors.

Hilton allies with Playa Hotels

09-19 13:12

Hilton has formed a strategic alliance with Playa Hotels & Resorts, marking a landmark expansion of the hospitality company’s all-inclusive resort portfolio.

Shanghai to lead China’s hotel construction pipeline

09-18 10:00

Despite an economic slowdown, a falling stock market and continued concerns about a possible tariff war, China’s hospitality pipeline totals remain at or near all-time highs as the hotel-construction boom continues.

Hoteliers on hiring, keeping analytics talent

09-17 10:06

An analytics team that brings a variety of viewpoints and perspectives is an essential part of any hotel team, and it’s not always easy to find, or to keep, a panel of experts said.

AccorHotels to get new MEA leadership

09-14 09:12

AccorHotels has named Mark Willis as its new CEO for the Middle East and Africa, replacing Olivier Granet who is embarking on a new project to drive sustainable development in Africa with AccorHotels.

IHG names new managing directors in Europe

09-13 09:03

IHG has two new senior leaders for its European properties. Mario Maxeiner has been appointed managing director for Northern Europe, based in the company’s recently opened Frankfurt office and Eric Viale takes up the role of managing director Southern Europe, based in IHG’s Paris office.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Los Angeles—Beverly Hills appoints new team

09-12 09:06

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Los Angeles—Beverly Hills appointed of Marco Scherer as GM and of the 264-room boutique hotel. Scherer was also appointed director of operations Los Angeles, while Janice Tugaoen was appointed as area director of sales & marketing.

Wyndham to plan first Ramada for Vietnam

09-11 09:19

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has signed its first hotel under the Ramada by Wyndham brand flag in Ho Tram, Vietnam.

Piazza Hospitality opens Harmon Guest House

09-10 10:35

Piazza Hospitality opens Harmon Guest House.

Radisson Hotel Group signs 2 hotels in China

09-07 09:10

Radisson Hotel Group will will bring its Radisson Blu and Radisson brands to central China with the signing of the Radisson Blu Wuhan ETD Zone and the Radisson Wuhan Optics Valley in the city’s high-tech business and development zones.

Ellis Island Hotel to secure guest payments with Agilysys

09-06 08:55

Ellis Island Hotel, Casino and Brewery in Las Vegas has selected Agilysys’ InfoGenesis point-of-sale as a hosted solution and rGuest Pay as its payment solution.

Radisson to plan Thailand debut for Park Inn brand

09-05 10:35

Radisson Hotel Group’s upper-midscale Park Inn by Radisson brand will make its debut in Thailand with the launch of a brand-new hotel in Phuket Town, the island’s provincial capital.

Alila Hotels streamlines operations with new installations

08-31 09:01

Alila Hotels and Resorts has deployed Infor hospitality-management and revenue-management products for its hotel operations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to increase business agility and further enhance efficiencies.

U.S. hotel forecasts continue to growth

08-30 10:07

In 2018, the U.S. hotel industry is projected to report a 0.6-percent increase in occupancy to 66.3 percent, according to STR.

HP Hotels selects Broadvine to optimize profit

08-29 09:22

HP Hotels, a third-party hotel management company with a portfolio of nearly 40 hotels in 17 states, implemented Broadvine’s cloud-based application to optimize hotel profitability.

New Best Western Plus hotels to open across North America

08-28 09:16

Best Western Hotels & Resorts opened three new Best Western Plus properties across North America: the Best Western Plus Bloomington East, the Best Western Plus Cameron’s Inn and the Best Western Plus Pitt Meadows Inn & Suites.

Marriott International to opens Four Points hotel in Canada

08-27 11:02

Marriott International opened the Four Points Hamilton-Stoney Creek in Hamilton, Ontario.

How uncertainty is to affect Turkey's hotels

08-24 08:59

This year started off just fine, with news dominated by the comeback of Turkey’s tourism sector.

Dream Hotel adds Jeff Donnelly as VP of development

08-23 09:18

Hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group appointed Jeff Donnelly as VP of development.

Fattal buys Scotland sites to hotel developing

08-22 10:00

Fattal Properties Europe acquired two development sites—one with a hotel and the other with a residential building—in Edinburgh, Scotland for £52 million.