W Hotels Announces Global Music Festival

NEW YORK – June 19, 2018 – W Hotels today announced the global roll out of WAKE UP CALL, a signature music festival series...
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Creating and Managing a Single View of the Guest with Data

Not long ago, the only data that resorts collected were guest's names and emails. Today, the hospitality industry is much more interested in big...
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Happy Hour for Kids? Holiday Inn’s Brand Head Explains

For the second year, Holiday Inn is sponsoring a “happy hour” for its youngest guests. As described by Rebecca Indarte, brand head of Holiday...
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Westin Program Allows Guests and Staff to Earn Donation Dollars During Workouts

BETHESDA, Md.—Westin Hotels & Resorts announced a global collaboration with Charity Miles, the socially-driven company that allows individuals to earn money for their preferred...
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Hyatt Place Creates a New Generation of Hotels Focused on Customization and Wellness

CHICAGO–Hyatt Place, Hyatt’s upscale, select-service brand designed for business travelers, unveiled a new generation of hotels focused on three key areas: thoughtful design, driving...

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Arrivalist Data Shows July 4th Travel Busier Than Expected

NEW YORK — Travel over the July 4th weekend was even busier than predicted. Travel data company Arrivalist predicted 36.8 million Americans would hit...
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STR: U.S. Hotel Occupancy Declines After 11 Consecutive Weeks of Gains

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — U.S. hotel performance data for the week of June 28 through July 4, 2020, showed a slight decline in occupancy from...
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This Week’s Comings and Goings

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) appointed Wayne Hoare as chief human resources officer. Hoare will join the business on September 14 and will become a...

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