Marriott Reaffirms Commitment to Starwood Merger

Marriott International today reaffirmed its commitment to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. to create the world's largest hotel company. The combined company...

More Mergers, Acquisitions to Come in 2016

Following a year that saw major hotel companies wheeling and dealing toward a more consolidated marketplace, Reuters is expecting to see even more merger and acquisition (M&A)...

Marriott/Starwood Merger Cleared by DOJ and FTC

The first regulatory hurdle for the Marriott/Starwood merger was cleared on Monday when the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission did not...

Key Findings from the Marriott-Starwood Filing

Ever since Marriott International announced plans to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide back in November, the industry has been buzzing about the merger...

Commune, Destination Hotels Merge

SAN FRANCISCO and DENVER—Commune Hotels & Resorts, the international lifestyle hotel management company comprising Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Tommie, and Alila Hotels...
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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...