Hospitality Trends - Development News Development Hotel Industry News EN Hospitality Trends - Development News Servingintel Inc Is Pleased to Welcome Tom Wallace ServingIntel ServingIntel, Inc. is pleased to announce our newest Relationship Manager team member, Tom Wallace Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:07:14 EST Corporacion America Airports Passenger traffic up 6.5% YoY in Argentina and 2.9% in Italy, further supported by growth across most geographies Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:23:12 EST The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel in Washington DC Sold for for $111.0 Million Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) yesterday announced that it has closed on the sale of the 343-room, Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. for $111.0 million. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:19:36 EST Silver Airways Introduces Daily Nonstop Service Between Pensacola and Fort Lauderdale Silver Airways Silver Airways today started daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Pensacola International Airport (PNS). Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:54:09 EST Millennium & Copthorne Struggles to Recruit EU Staff - BBC BBC Hotel group Millennium & Copthorne has said Brexit uncertainty is making it difficult for its London hotels to recruit EU workers. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:52:24 EST Virgin Voyages Sailings Now Open for Bookings Virgin Voyages Virgin Voyages will provide an exclusive experience to be featured on all Scarlet Lady Caribbean Sailings - The Beach Club at Bimini Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:49:50 EST Radisson Blu Hotel Vadistanbul Opens in the Heart of Istanbul Radisson Blu The hotel is located near to the key business district of Maslak, and is situated opposite the Turk Telecom Arena, one of Istanbul's major sports stadiums. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:10:04 EST 2018 Holiday Sales Grew 2.9 Percent Amid Turmoil Over Trade Policy and Delay in Data Collection Restaurant News Resource Holiday retail sales during 2018 grew a lower-than-expected 2.9 percent over the same period in 2017 to $707.5 billion, the National Retail Federation said today after the Commerce Department released data that had been delayed by nearly a month because of the recent government shutdown. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:48:16 EST Choice Hotels International Exceeds Top End Of Full Year Guidance For EPS And Reports Largest Domestic Pipeline In Company's History Choice Hotels The company's full year adjusted EPS increased 34 percent over the prior full year period to $3.89, while full year adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) increased 14 percent over 2017 to $341 million. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:45:52 EST Auberge Resorts Susurros del Corazón, the latest addition to the Auberge Resorts Collection portfolio, has recently broken ground as Punta de Mita's newest luxury boutique resort. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:37:19 EST Data Reveals Travelers Can Save 20% or More of Flight Costs by Booking on a Weekend Expedia The 2019 Travel Pricing Outlook report, drawing on sophisticated analysis of Airlines Reporting Corporation's (ARC) global air- and Expedia Group's lodging-trend data, reveals timing matters when it comes to unlocking travel savings. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:23:36 EST Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain Holds Topping Off Ceremony Hard Rock Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain held a topping off ceremony on Feb. 13, 2019, to celebrate reaching this major construction milestone in the project. The property is slated to be the premier entertainment destination in Northern California once it opens in fall of 2019. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:12:42 EST Enforcement Action Against OTAs 'Does Not Go Far Enough' - Travel Weekly Travel Weekly Industry figures have welcomed the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) enforcement action against major online travel agents on hotel bookings but said it does not go far enough. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:08:53 EST TripAdvisor Sees Hotel Weakness Lasting Into 2019 - Motley Fool TripAdvisor The online travel company hopes that experiences and restaurants will pick up the slack. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:59:09 EST The Wendy's Company Announces Settlement Agreement with Financial Institutions The Wendy's Company The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today announced that it has entered into a Settlement Agreement that, if approved and finalized, would result in a class-wide settlement of the class action lawsuits brought by financial institutions against the Company related to the criminal cyberattacks which targeted the point of sale systems of certain Wendy's franchisees in 2015 and 2016. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:55:42 EST Rapid Rise of Cannabis Related Tourism Helps Fuel Market Growth Hotel News Resource Tourism is one of the major economic drivers for many countries. Many tourists travel aboard for vacations to see dazzling landscapes and bustling city-life and in turn, tourism drives revenue for many businesses such as food, retail, and hospitality, but now it is also helping bolster the cannabis industry. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:49:22 EST IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an expected 62% rise in demand for air travel to, from and within the country over the next 20 years. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:53:50 EST Mandarin Oriental To Manage Luxury Residences On Fifth Avenue, New York Mandarin Oriental Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 69 luxurious residences, located on Fifth Avenue New York, scheduled for completion in 2021. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:51:48 EST Vīb Launches in Asia With Hotel Opening in Bangkok Best Western Located in the vibrant area of north-downtown Bangkok, Vīb Best Western Sanam Pao is surrounded by shopping malls, corporate offices and local attractions. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:46:19 EST NewSpring and Larsen MacColl Partners Invest in Turning Point Restaurant News Resource NewSpring announced today that NewSpring Mezzanine, the Firm’s dedicated mezzanine strategy, and Larsen MacColl Partners have completed a growth investment in Turning Point Holding Company, LLC, a leading breakfast, brunch, and lunch concept. Proceeds from the investment will be used to fuel Turning Point’s new location growth. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:38:00 EST