TripAdvisor to Launch Tool for Independent Hotels

NEWTON, Mass.—TripAdvisor today announced its plans to launch TripAdvisor Connect, an online platform that will enable independent hotels and B&Bs of all sizes to...
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Take Back Direct Booking

Hotels give up a chunk of their revenue to third party intermediaries to drive bookings. These online travel agencies and search engines retain up...

IHG to Offer Free Internet to Loyalty Program Members

We can all agree that quick, reliable Internet access is a must-have during any hotel stay. But hotels are still struggling with implementing costly,...

A Lost and Found Solution

The lost and found departments at most hotels can easily be compared to a piled-up purgatory, where left-behind phone chargers, keys, and jewelry await...

Ahead in the Cloud

The hotel industry is in the midst of a minor tech boom that isn’t ending any time soon. With lodging riding the groundswell of...

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STR: Occupancy and RevPAR Decline in June

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn.—The U.S. hotel industry reported mostly negative results in three key performance metrics during June 2019, according to data from STR. At 73.5...
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W Washington D.C. Completes $50 Million Redesign

WASHINGTON, D.C.—W Washington D.C. officially unveiled its $50 million floor-to-rooftop redesign this week. Architecture and interior design firm Studio GAIA, alongside the W brand’s...
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Mystic Marriott Inspired By Local Maritime History

Originally built in 1992, the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa recently underwent a major renovation. The lobby, guestrooms, and bar have been completely redesigned...

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