Hospitality Trends - Market News Market Hotel Industry News EN Hospitality Trends - Market News Shamim Lodin Named Director of Hotel Development for Margaritaville Margaritaville Previously working with notable brands such as Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts and most recently, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Shamim brings years of experience in global sales in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors to Margaritaville. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:34:45 EST Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Opening in July Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Set to debut on July 1, the all-villa resort spans three private islands, providing secluded enclaves and a tranquil escape. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:30:48 EST $2.6 Billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort to Open Its Doors This Summer Wynn Resorts The resort features a 210,000-square-foot casino; 15 dining and lounge venues; 671 guest rooms and suites; 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space; an ultra-premium spa; and a four-season, six-acre Harborwalk, featuring pedestrian and bike paths, picnic park, gazebo, viewing decks, waterfront dining, and lush green space with magnificent floral displays. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:25:00 EST Mr. C Coconut Grove Hotel Opens in Miami Hotel News Resource Mr. C Coconut Grove is the third property operated by the Cipriani brothers, who currently operate a 138 key luxury property in Beverly Hills, California and a 66 key luxury property located in the lower Manhattan neighborhood of the Seaport District New York. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:18:23 EST World's Tallest Modular Hotel Is Expected to Open in Late 2020 As the AC Hotel New York Nomad Marriott Once erected over a 90-day period, the 360-foot-tall tower will represent a milestone for Marriott's ongoing initiative to encourage hotel developers in North America to embrace modular for new construction projects. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:12:48 EST Survey Finds Nearly Half of U.S. Diners Have Tried a New Restaurant Because of Its Social Media Posts Restaurant News Resource On the other hand, 21% claim a restaurant's social media posts - including poor quality content and frequency - have discouraged them from trying it altogether Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:06:32 EST Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel Opens Aloft Hotels Owned by Shanghai Tech University Hotel Management Limited, Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel is the first international hotel located in the central area of Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park Pudong. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:02:45 EST Arbor Lodging Partners Announces $135 Million Hotel Portfolio Acquisition Hotel News Resource Arbor Lodging Partners Expands in Five Markets, Increasing Its Portfolio to 25 Hotels Nationwide Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:48:31 EST 4 Reasons You Should Never Use Booking Engines With An Iframe STAAH Having a safe secured website and creating trust for your guest is extremely important especially when you have a booking engine. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:43:10 EST Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Human Intelligence in Hospitality Revenue Management? Hotelogix A lot has been said in the recent past about revenue managers and artificial intelligence and whether revenue managers in hospitality need to panic about being replaced by AI-driven tools, and so on. Can a revenue management tool ever actually replace the human intelligence that a hospitality revenue manager brings to the table? Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:49:51 EST WoodSpring Suites Orlando International Drive Hotel Opens WoodSpring Suites This is the brand's third hotel in the Orlando, Fla. area, joining the WoodSpring Suites Orlando East and the WoodSpring Suites Orlando Clarcona. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:42:27 EST The Hotel Zags Portland Opens in Oregon Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) today announced that it has completed its transformation of The Hotel Zags Portland, previously Hotel Modera in downtown Portland. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:25:44 EST Rick Anguilla Named Chief Marketing Officer for Dutch Bros Coffee Dutch Bros Coffee Anguilla offers more than 20 years of experience in brand strategy and communications, including his roles as Vice President of Brand Communications at Nike and Senior Vice President at Under Armour. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:10:23 EST FAT Brands Enters New Mexico Market with Co-Branded Fatburger and Buffalo's Express Location in Development at the Isleta Resort & Casino FAT Brands New Mexico Casino Set to Open Hollywood's Favorite Burger Brand Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:04:33 EST Kitchen United Announces Newest Markets for Expansion Kitchen United Company to open Kitchen Centers in San Francisco and Los Angeles, with second location coming to Chicago Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:57:43 EST Go Moment All-time high Net Promoter Score puts Go Moment’s customer satisfaction levels alongside top organizations such as Apple, Starbucks, and Amazon Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:54:58 EST Fuzzy's Taco Announces Key Additions to Leadership Team Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:49:44 EST AAHOACON 19: dormakaba Delivers Total Enterprise Solutions and Services for Architects, Designers and Developers dormakaba Group Visit AAHOACON Booth #1513 to Learn How dormakaba’s Architectural Consultation and New Construction Specification Services Simplify the Development Process Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:35:26 EST Monopoly Money: The Hotel Industry Doesn't Want You to See the Competition's Prices Online - USATODAY USATODAY Left to their own devices, major Hotels have chosen to collude rather than compete, hurting consumers who just want to find cheaper rates online. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:02:33 EST HSMAI's Curate Event Explores AI and Innovation HSMAI Hospitality industry senior executives from sales, marketing, and revenue management disciplines convened for Curate: An HSMAI Executive Insights Forum, on March 26, 2019 at Thompson Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, exclusive to companies that are Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) organizational members, generated thought-provoking conversations on issues of interest and relevance to all hospitality industry professionals. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:46:20 EST