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Construction Underway for Marriott Capitol District Hotel

Construction Underway for Marriott Capitol District Hotel

OMAHA, Neb.—Marcus Hotels & Resorts has announced that construction is underway and on schedule for the completion of Omaha’s Marriott Capitol District Hotel in late 2017. Located at Capitol Avenue and 10th Street, the 333-room, 12-story full-service hotel will serve ...

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Despite Outside Concerns, Hotel Execs Maintain Positive Outlook

Times might feel uncertain, but the industry is still positive. Following Bank of America’s decision to downgrade hotels due to threats like soft corporate demand, increased popularity in homesharing services, and an onslaught of supply, pessimism from analysts outside the industry ramped ...

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Terrorist Activity, Air Crashes Hurt European Travel

A string of terrorist attacks and airliner disasters across Europe and its borders are affecting the region’s travel industry. After a terror-related incident or headline-grabbing aircraft accident, tourism officials and airline executives typically brace for an abrupt drop in flight and ...

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Loyalty Members Increase, But Many Are Inactive

In 2015, major hotel chains saw the number of loyalty program members increase by an estimated 13.1 percent to more than 344 million members compared with 2014. However, more than half of the members are inactive, typically not redeeming points ...

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Energy and Commerce Committee Takes on Booking Scams

Energy and Commerce Committee Takes on Booking Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade today held a hearing in which it discussed the impact of hotel booking scams on consumers. The hearing focused on H.R. 4526, the Stop Online ...

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Simon Baron Development Acquires Stay on Main Hotel

Simon Baron Development Acquires Stay on Main Hotel

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Simon Baron Development (Simon Baron), a New York City developer and owner of commercial and residential real estate, has announced that they have expanded their footprint by acquiring the ground lease on the 600-room Stay on Main Hotel, ...

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