Hospitality Trends - Technology News Technology Hotel Industry News EN Hospitality Trends - Technology News NextGuest Wins 9 HSMAI Adrian Awards for 2019 NextGuest NextGuest, a leading authority in hotel digital technology and marketing, has been honored with nine Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Adrian Awards for 2019. These add to the over 500 awards the company has acquired over the years. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:34:14 EST OTAs and Google - Blaming Google Will Not Lead to Disruptive Innovation - Medium Google Online Travel Agencies’ complaints about Google are sounding very similar to the complains that travel suppliers (hotels and airlines) have expressed towards OTAs in the past. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 13:07:34 EST Congo Airways Signs Order with Embraer for Two E175 Jets Embraer Embraer and Congo Airways have signed a firm order for two E175 aircraft, with purchase rights for a further two. The deal has a total value of USD 194.4 million at current list prices with all purchase rights exercised, and will be added to Embraer's 2019 fourth quarter backlog. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 13:05:46 EST Honda Aircraft Company Begins Deliveries of HondaJet Elite to China Travel Industry Wire Honda Aircraft Company announced yesterday that it has begun deliveries of the HondaJet Elite to China. This first HondaJet Elite was delivered by Honda Aircraft Company at its world headquarters in Greensboro, NC to its exclusive dealer in China, Honsan General Aviation Co., Ltd. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 13:04:36 EST Allegiant Reports November 2019 Traffic Allegiant Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for November 2019. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:59:34 EST Carnival Panorama Officially Named By Wheel Of Fortune's Vanna White Carnival Corporation Festivities Included Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies for First Sky Zone Trampoline Park at Sea and Carnival Kitchen Culinary Center Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:57:53 EST Texas Hotels Willfully Blind to Sex Trafficking, Exploitation, Lawsuit Charges Hotel News Resource Big-name hotel chains accused of profiting from sex trade, ignoring criminal activity Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:55:48 EST Meliá Hotels Meliá has partnered with Climatetrade, a leading Spanish start-up in carbon-credit management, to allow customers to get directly involved in combatting climate change Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:17:40 EST Mackay Marina Hotel in Auckland Rebrands to Mantra Mackay Accor Group Accor has further increased its footprint in the central Queensland market having acquired a franchise agreement with Mandala Asset Solutions for their recently purchased Mackay Marina Hotel. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:14:00 EST Pan Pacific Hotels Group Enters Tokyo, Japan in 2020 with Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, a Pan Pacific Partner Hotel Pan Pacific Pan Pacific Hotels Group has signed an agreement to enter Tokyo, Japan to market the five-star Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel as a Pan Pacific Partner Hotel through its distribution channels and its loyalty programme, Pan Pacific DISCOVERY. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:05:41 EST The Westin Prince Hotel Rebrands to Pan Pacific Toronto Pan Pacific Located in North East Toronto, Pan Pacific Toronto is a well-known landmark to residents in the prestigious neighborhood it calls home, with a warm and welcoming air throughout the 15 acres of scenic parkland it is nestled in. The hotel offers 409 generously-sized guest rooms and suites, with many overlooking the lush greenery surrounding the hotel and the cityscape beyond. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:01:44 EST Tip Regulation Statement National Restaurant Association The Restaurant Law Center (Law Center) and its affiliate the National Restaurant Association (Association) filed comments today with the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, in support of proposed tip regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:56:42 EST Restaurant News Resource The Plant-Based Food Company Grows Its Senior Leadership Team For Continued International Expansion Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:55:45 EST National Restaurant Association UCMCA Statement National Restaurant Association The National Restaurant Association today released the following statement from Laura Abshire, director of Food and Sustainability Policy, praising the pending United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:54:17 EST Carnival Corporation Pilots Food Waste Bio-Digester Technology to Improve Environmental Compliance Carnival Corporation As part of corporate commitment to sustained excellence in environmental compliance, 15 Carnival Corporation ships are testing food waste bio-digester machines, or 'steel stomachs,' that separate plastics from food waste while naturally breaking down food particles Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:48:16 EST IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the European Union to support aviation's energy transition to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) as part of the bloc's Green Deal, being launched tomorrow. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:46:46 EST Fairmont Windsor Park Hotel to Open in the Second Half Of 2020 Fairmont Hotels Accor and Arora Group announced the signing of a prestigious luxury hotel, Fairmont Windsor Park. The hotel is currently undergoing a substantial multi-million pound redevelopment and is set to open in the second half of 2020. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:36:28 EST InterContinental Shenzhen Dameisha Resort to Debut in the New Year InterContinental IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announced a deal with Shenzhen-based property developer Kingkey Group. Under the deal, IHG will take over the management of one of Kingkey’s hotels in Dameisha, Shenzhen, China. Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:19:39 EST Domino's Locations Throughout San Diego County to Hire 500 New Team Members Domino's Pizza Locally-owned stores looking to hire for part-time and full-time positions Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:13:55 EST IHOP The First Flip’d Restaurant is Expected to Open in Atlanta in Spring Next Year with Other Major Markets including New York City, Chicago, Boston, Dallas and Others Under Consideration Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:11:12 EST