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Navigating Hospitality in the Era of Brexit

Navigating Hospitality in the Era of Brexit

After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in late June, the value of the pound decreased to the lowest it has been in years. Since then, studies have shown a shrinking U.K. economy and a decrease in ...

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AH&LA Unveils ‘Dreams Happen Here’ Campaign

AH&LA Unveils ‘Dreams Happen Here’ Campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today launched: “Dreams Happen Here,” a campaign showcasing the strength of the hotel industry and amplifying the industry’s unique story of supporting good jobs and pathways to long-term careers in this industry. ...

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Global Business Travel Tops $1.2 Trillion in 2015

Global Business Travel Tops $1.2 Trillion in 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Global business travel spend topped $1.2 trillion USD in 2015, growing 5 percent over 2014, and is forecast to reach 1.3 trillion in 2016 according to the GBTA BTI Outlook—Annual Global Report & Forecast, a new report released today ...

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Benchmark Hospitality, Gemstone Hotels & Resorts Merge

Benchmark Hospitality, Gemstone Hotels & Resorts Merge

HOUSTON, Texas—Benchmark Hospitality International and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, a Gencom affiliate, hotels and conference centers, have announced that Benchmark and Gemstone have joined together to create a portfolio of 58 unique and distinctive properties with 10,000 staff members across ...

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Choice Hotels Reveals Summer Travel Trends

Choice Hotels Reveals Summer Travel Trends

ROCKVILLE, Md.—With gas prices down and more money in the pockets of Americans, Choice Hotels International reveals the findings from its annual summer travel survey, which tracks the travel habits of American leisure and business travelers. Here’s what Americans are ...

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Americans Spending More on Summer Travel

Americans Spending More on Summer Travel

RICHMOND, Va.—Fewer Americans will travel, but spend more, on summer vacations, according to the eighth annual Allianz Travel Insurance Vacation Confidence Index released by Allianz Global Assistance. The amount of money Americans will spend on their vacation, on average, has ...

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