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IHG Introduces New Holiday Inn Express Prototype

IHG Introduces New Holiday Inn Express Prototype

ATLANTA—Through guest and hotel owner insights, InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the next evolution of the prototype for its Holiday Inn Express brand. Developed for the brand’s portfolio of hotels in the United States and Canada, the updated prototype design ...

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Business Travel Adds to GDP Growth

Business Travel Adds to GDP Growth

Business travel was responsible for about 3 percent of U.S. GDP in 2012 ($491 billion), according to a new report issued by the Global Business Travel Association Foundation. For every 1 percent increase in business travel spending, the U.S. economy ...

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Juan Pablo Torre Announces Dart Hotel and Restaurant

Juan Pablo Torre Announces Dart Hotel and Restaurant

LOS ANGELES—Juan Pablo Torre, classically trained chef and restaurateur, has announced a new unified boutique hotel, bar, and restaurant concept in downtown Los Angeles. With the hotel already under construction, The Dart Hotel and Restaurant is the latest project from ...

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Nancy Johnson Named as Penn State Conti Professor

Nancy Johnson Named as Penn State Conti Professor

The Penn State School of Hospitality Management recently named Nancy Johnson, executive vice president of midscale development for the Americas at Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, as the spring 2014 Walter J. Conti visiting professor. Conti professors visit the School of ...

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Home2 Suites Opens First Property in Greensboro, N.C.

Home2 Suites Opens First Property in Greensboro, N.C.

GREENSBORO, N.C. and MCLEAN, Va.—Home2 Suites by Hilton has announced the opening of its 30th hotel, Home2 Suites by Hilton Greensboro Airport. ”Home2 Suites’ continued entry into new markets, like Greensboro, is a testament to our brand’s exceptional growth,” said ...

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Sheraton Hotels Returns to the Dominican Republic

Sheraton Hotels Returns to the Dominican Republic

STAMFORD, Conn.—Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide announced that Sheraton Hotels has returned to the Dominican Republic with the opening of Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel. Formerly known as Melia Santo Domingo, the newly renovated hotel offers 255 rooms and suites with ...

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