Priceline.com to Acquire KAYAK

NORWALK, Conn.—Priceline.com Incorporated announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the Priceline Group to acquire KAYAK in a stock and cash transaction....

AH&LA Partners with STR to Launch F&B STAR Benchmark Report

WASHINGTON—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) and STR have joined forces to create the first Food & Beverage STAR Benchmark Report. Created by...

Hilton Grand Vacations Establishes Brand Presence in Park City, Utah

ORLANDO, Fla.—Hilton Grand Vacations (“HGV”) today announced plans to open Sunrise Lodge, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club within the Canyons Resort in Park City,...

Conrad Seoul to Open in South Korea

SEOUL, Korea—Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of Conrad Seoul in South Korea, which will open its doors on November 12. "Conrad Hotels & Resorts...

DoubleTree by Hilton Opens Fourth Hotel in Houston, Texas

MCLEAN, Va.—DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of the 303-room DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Hobby Airport, located less than half a mile from...

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Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index Up 7 Percent in November

Hendersonville, Tenn., and Milwaukee — The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index jumped 7 percent in November 2019 to 4,968. Year-to-date through the first 11 months...
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