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Best Western Gives Guests 360-Views of Hotel Offerings

Best Western Gives Guests 360-Views of Hotel Offerings

PHOENIX—As part of Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ transformative brand refresh, the company will provide guests with an immersive 360 degree look into its hotel offerings. Through use of the Best Western Virtual Reality Experience (BWVRE), travelers will be able ...

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New Supply Does Not Hurt Extended-Stay

The fastest increase in new room supply did not put a damper on extended-stay, as first quarter 2016 room revenues rose 10.8 percent compared to the same period in 2015. This was the second largest first quarter gain in 10 ...

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Study Reveals Top Cities, States for Group Bookings

HotelPlanner.com recently studied the top cities and states booked by event planners, focusing on group travel. The top city for group travel is Las Vegas, followed by Orlando and Chicago. HotelPlanner.com predicts a 30 percent increase in all types of leisure ...

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What Do Americans Think of Airbnb?

Airbnb is worth an estimated $25.5 billion, but according to a new report from The Pew Research Center, only 11 percent of American adults have used homesharing services to stay overnight in a private residence. The study surveyed 4,787 adults ...

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Hoteliers Consider Overtime Rule Impact

Like many other employers across the country, the hotel industry reacted this week to the Department of Labor’s final rule, which will double the pay threshold under which salaried workers must be eligible for overtime, to $47,476 a year. While ...

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Canopy by Hilton D.C. Breaks Ground

Canopy by Hilton D.C. Breaks Ground

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s new hotel brand, and a joint venture between The Buccini/Pollin Group and Federal Realty has announced that the Canopy by Hilton Washington, D.C. Bethesda North has broken ground. Slated to open in the fall ...

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