Power Trip: TripAdvisor Continues to Reshape Travel

Social review giant TripAdvisor is reshaping the travel industry and hotels need to adjust to the new groupthink.

Priceline Partners with Chevrolet for Hotel Bookings

NORWALK, Conn.—Priceline.com, part of The Priceline Group, announced a partnership with General Motors, launching the rollout of a priceline.com-powered hotel booking service through the...
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Building Guest Loyalty in the Digital Age

As the distribution landscape continues to evolve and more guests turn to online and mobile sources to research and book their stays, hotel companies...

U.S. Hotels Poised for Growth in 2014

ATLANTA, Ga.—After a slight deceleration in growth during the last half of 2013, U.S. hotels should see strong gains in revenues and profits in...

Amadeus Acquires Newmarket International for $500 Million

MADRID—Amadeus, a technology provider for the global travel industry, announced that it is to acquire Newmarket International, a provider of cloud-based group and event...

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Hyatt Water Station to reduce plastic waste

Hyatt to Reduce Plastic Waste With Bulk Bathroom Amenities and Water Stations

CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced a series of initiatives to reduce plastic waste at its hotels globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities...
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Kimpton Spotlights 15 Culinary and Cocktail Trends for the Year Ahead

SAN FRANCISCO — Black pepper ice cream, coconut ceviche, and Japanese whiskey highballs are just a few trends that will be popular in 2020,...
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Five Elements That Make Guests Feel at Home in Hotels

The days of matching décor and furniture in every hotel guestroom are fading away. More recently, guests expect their accommodations to act as a...

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