Marriott CEO Talks Merged Loyalty Program

After Starwood Hotels & Resorts accepted Marriott International's sweetened $13.6 billion merger offer, Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson hopped on an analyst call from Cuba...
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Berkadia Completes $46.5 Million Sale of Three-Hotel Portfolio

LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, D.C. – Berkadia's Hotels & Hospitality group announced the $46.5 million sale of a three-hotel property portfolio consisting of a...

Marriott Officially Acquires Starwood

After a nearly 12-month process, Marriott has officially absorbed Starwood Hotels & Resorts, making it the biggest hospitality company in the world. Marriott now...

America’s Best Franchising Acquires Jameson Inn Brand

America’s Best Franchising has purchased the Jameson Inn hotel brand and will start offering franchise opportunities for the first time in the brand’s history....

Strategic to Acquire Four Seasons Austin for $197 Million

Strategic Hotels & Resorts announced on Monday that it has signed a contract to purchase the 291-room Four Seasons in Austin for $197 million....
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Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
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How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...
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15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...