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The Gwen Begins Guestroom Renovation

The Gwen Begins Guestroom Renovation

CHICAGO, Ill.—The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago, today announces the start of its guestroom renovation to elicit the inspiration of the hotel’s namesake, famed Chicago sculptress Gwen Lux, and the spirit of the hotel’s guiding design principle of 1930’s ...

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Global Franchise Companies and Brands

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the four leading franchise companies in the Global Hotel Construction Pipeline by project-count are: Marriott International with 2,021 projects/347,544 rooms, Hilton Worldwide with 1,733 projects/267,788 rooms, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) with 1,343 projects/207,806 ...

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AmericInn to Expand into Iowa

AmericInn to Expand into Iowa

HUMBOLDT, Iowa—AmericInn, the largest mid-scale hotel brand in the upper Midwest, has announced its expansion yet again in 2016, this time into Humboldt, Iowa with the signing of a new AmericInn at 307 13th Street North Humboldt, Iowa. The hotel ...

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Hotel Rates Skyrocket for Trump Inauguration

Hotel Rates Skyrocket for Trump Inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Individuals who plan on visiting Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump can expect to spend a lot of money on their accommodations. According to the latest survey conducted by CheapHotels.org, hotel rates are reaching record heights ...

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These Hotel Workers Took on Trump and Won

Donald Trump’s hotel company and two U.S. labor unions reached an agreement yesterday on deals that will offer new benefits to workers at his Las Vegas hotel. It also opens the door for workers at his D.C. hotel to unionize. ...

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2016 in Review: Major Career Moves

2016 in Review: Major Career Moves

2016 saw many changes in hotel brands’ executive lineups—a handful of longtime leaders stepped down, allowing new sets of eyes to oversee major companies. Here’s a look at some of the most notable job moves of the year that will ...

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