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IHG’s EVEN Hotels Expands to Three States

ATLANTA–InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced three EVEN Hotels properties in Michigan, North Carolina, and Texas: EVEN Hotel Ann Arbor, EVEN Hotel Charlotte, and EVEN Hotel Austin. All three properties are expected to open before...
GLo Desoto, Texas

Best Western Opens First-Ever GLō in Desoto, Texas

PHOENIX—Best Western Hotels & Resorts opened the first location of its energetic boutique hotel brand, GLō, in DeSoto, Texas. The event celebrated the brand with a gathering of Best Western executives, local dignitaries, and...
second half of 2018

TravelClick Data Shows Steady Rates and Bookings for Second Half of 2018

NEW YORK–The second half of 2018 has experienced stable rates and bookings across all travel segments—up 1.80 percent in average daily rates (ADR) and 0.51 percent in bookings in the third quarter when compared...
Marina MacDonald

Marina MacDonald Shares Keys to Franchising Success

With more than 25 years of experience in sales and marketing, Marina MacDonald, CMO at Red Roof Inn since 2014, has seen plenty of change in the ways the industry caters to guests. However,...
Wyndham Grand Phone Free - unplugged

Wyndham Grand Partners with Yondr to Create Unplugged VIP Areas

PARSIPPANY, N.J.—Wyndham Grand is creating new VIP areas at its pools and restaurants with perks promoting quality time for guests at five of its hotels. The catch? You can’t check your phone. An expansion of...
The Edwin

The Edwin Opens as the First Luxury Boutique Hotel in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga, Tenn.–Vision Hospitality Group has debuted The Edwin, Chattanooga’s newest luxury boutique hotel as part of The Autograph Collection. Located at 102 Walnut Street in the heart of the city’s downtown Bluff View Arts...