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Choice Announces New Parental Leave Policy

Choice Announces New Parental Leave Policy

ROCKVILLE, Md.—Choice Hotels International announced today new parental leave and caretaking benefits, placing it in a leadership position in the lodging industry. “At Choice, we know how difficult it can be to achieve work/life balance and we are committed to ...

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Hotel Execs Predict Steady Year at Lodging Conference

Hotel Execs Predict Steady Year at Lodging Conference

The lodging industry might be experiencing slower growth this year, but the general consensus at the sold-out Lodging Conference in Phoenix this week is that fundamentals will remain solid. In the words of Tom Corcoron, chairman of the board at ...

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AH&LA Applauds Congressional Action to Pass Zika Funding

AH&LA Applauds Congressional Action to Pass Zika Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) today commended Congressional action to pass $1.1 billion in funding to battle the Zika virus. The hotel and travel industries have been advocating for Congress to pass emergency funding to combat the ...

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Benchmark Hospitality, Gemstone Hotels Announce New Identity

Benchmark Hospitality, Gemstone Hotels Announce New Identity

THE WOODLANDS, Texas—Following a landmark merger of Benchmark Hospitality International and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, the collective company has launched an expanded organization and portfolio, new corporate identity, and four distinct brands. The launch of the combined, iconic companies, to ...

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Airbnb Expands Its Reach Within the U.S.

Airbnb Expands Its Reach Within the U.S.

Airbnb has continued to grow throughout the United States in 2016, and recently in cities that heretofore have not felt the impact of the home-sharing behemoth. CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research released a report in February 2016 titled “The Sharing Economy ...

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