Security

Marriott Reveals Breach of Starwood Guest Reservation Data

Marriott today announced that the company has taken measures to investigate and address a data security incident involving the Starwood guest reservation database. On...
Distribution

The Room Key: Getting the Most From Your Hotel’s Distribution Mix

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
Scott Garner

Building the Largest Travel Data Co-op in the World

Earlier this year at the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson described a battle that hotels are fighting on all...
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...

Bringing Connectivity to Common Hotel Dead Zones

Hotels rely on guest satisfaction. Travelers expect uninterrupted connectivity, and to make guests happy and increase the chances of them rebooking, a hotel must...
Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

How Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Could Impact Hotels

When it was launched in March 2010, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin was worth just $0.008—less than a penny. By February 2011, it had reached parity...

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Best Western Breaks Ground on GLō McCook Outside of Chicago

Phoenix—Best Western Hotels & Resorts broke ground on its latest GLō location in the Chicago suburb of McCook, Illinois. The hotel is owned by...
Social media

Social Media Hits and Misses

Social media connects our world, providing travelers a means to explore places and cultures before actually experiencing them. An account, hashtag, or a single...
Ripple Maker

Four Companies Innovating Hotel F&B in 2018

A multi-faceted industry, there are more opportunities in hospitality to innovate, disrupt, and generally shake things up than in other business arenas. Innovating is...

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