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Forbes Travel Guide Launches Training App

Forbes Travel Guide Launches Training App

ATLANTA—Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury hospitality, has launched Star Coach, a mobile application for Android and iOS providing a behavioral simulator that helps hospitality staff enhance their interpersonal skills to improve the guest service and experience. Utilizing ...

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Provenance Hotels to Open Dossier Hotel in Summer 2017

Provenance Hotels to Open Dossier Hotel in Summer 2017

PORTLAND, Ore.—Provenance Hotels will open Dossier, a new upscale hotel, in the heart of downtown Portland in summer 2017. The 205-room hotel located at SW Park Avenue and SW Alder Street will be reminiscent of a private club, providing bespoke ...

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On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

On the Move: This Week’s Comings and Goings

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation has tapped Shelly Weir as senior vice president of career development and Kelly Vazquez as coordinator. They will focus primarily on career development for the hospitality industry as well as oversee the new ...

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Hotel Industry Likely to See Belt Tightening in 2017

Hotel Industry Likely to See Belt Tightening in 2017

Scott Silver, CEO of boutique financial advisory firm Hospitality Funding, says that while the lodging industry is currently enjoying high overall performance, tapering RevPAR growth has made lenders a little less eager to take on new projects. In preparation for ...

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Los Angeles Announces Record Tourism in 2016

Los Angeles Announces Record Tourism in 2016

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) president and CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. today announced Los Angeles welcomed 47.3 million visitors in 2016, surpassing mid-year forecasts and breaking visitation records for the ...

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Coral Hospitality Launches Philanthropic Program

Coral Hospitality Launches Philanthropic Program

NAPLES, Fla.—Resolving to give back in new ways in 2017, Coral Hospitality today announced a new philanthropic program, CoralCares, which will benefit Folds of Honor and the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation (GNRF). In its first initiative, Coral Hospitality raised more ...

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