Hospitality Trends - Technology News Technology Hotel Industry News EN Hospitality Trends - Technology News Ad Spend on Travel in the US Is Growing Faster Than Other Verticals - eMarketer eMarketer Travel is the sixth-largest industry in terms of ad spending in the US this year, according to our newest estimates. Rising competition and a strong economy are prompting travel companies to increase their ad budgets to capture a larger market share. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:30:04 EST SkyWest Airlines Names Greg Wooley Vice President - Airport Operations SkyWest Steve Black to Retire after 28 Years with the Airline Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:21:56 EST Swiss-Belhotel International Reaches Major Milestone of 10,000 Rooms in Indonesia Swiss-Belhotel International This major milestone was achieved following the launch of a series of new Indonesian hotels in recent weeks. The 104-room Swiss-Belinn Gajah Mada Medan in North Sumatra and 150-room Swiss-Belhotel Bogor in West Java both started welcoming guests in May 2019, and the 107-room Swiss-Belhotel Serpong opened in southwest Jakarta on 1st June. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:18:57 EST This Is How Grubhub Is Hurting Your Favorite Restaurants And Why You Should Care - Forbes Forbes Earlier this year it was reported that Grubhub, the mega-sized restaurant delivery company, was charging restaurants bogus fees for phone call orders that customers did not place. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:14:40 EST Meliá Hotels The group announces the scheduled opening of its seventh hotel in the leading holiday destination in Bulgaria Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:12:01 EST Centara and Al Bandary Sign Agreement for Two More Doha Hotels Centara Hotels The agreement represents the third and fourth Doha properties Centara will manage on behalf of Al Bandary, which also owns Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha, an upper upscale property that opened earlier this year and recently earned a 5-star official classification from the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC); and the previously signed Centara Grand Hotel Doha scheduled for opening in 2020. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:58:26 EST Fatburger Opens 21st Location in British Columbia, Canada FAT Brands FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: FAT), parent company of Fatburger, is pleased to share the opening of its newest restaurant in Sumas. The store is now open at 12-2047 Sumas Way. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:53:53 EST Home2 Suites by Hilton Woodbridge Potomac Mills Opens Home2 Suites Owned by Prince William - Telegraph Rd, LLC and managed by HMP Properties, Home2 Suites by Hilton Woodbridge Potomac Mills offers all-suite accommodations with fully accessorized kitchens and modular furniture, providing guests the flexibility to customize their suite to their style and preference. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:51:02 EST Church’s Chicken The grand re-opening of the Roma restaurant will be on Saturday, August 24th from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. at 207 Grant Street, across from the Bicentennial Plaza. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:46:09 EST Mimi's Bistro & Bakery Launches New Catering Menu and Online Experience Mimi's Cafe Neighborhood Bistro and Bakery continues re-branding with digital transformation Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:26:29 EST EnVue, an Autograph Collection Hotel, Opens in Weehawken, New Jersey Autograph Collection The 208-room, 10-story luxurious waterfront hotel located at 550 Avenue at Port Imperial is managed by HEI Hotels & Resorts of Norwalk, Connecticut. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:22:22 EST IHG Signs a Holiday Inn Hotel in Dehradun Holiday Inn InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Devatva for Holiday Inn Dehradun Mussoorie Diversion Road. Located on the main road that leads to Mussoorie, one of the most popular hill station in northern India, the hotel will open its doors and welcome guests in 2023. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:53:22 EST Park Inn by Radisson and MV WERFTEN Open Ship-inspired Hotel in Germany's Historic City of Wismar Park Inn by Radisson Park Inn by Radisson announced the opening of a 98-room hotel in Wismar, Northern Germany, with MV WERFTEN. All the rooms have been created by the city’s shipyard MV WERFTEN Fertigmodule and feature a unique ship’s cabin design. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:50:00 EST Quark Expeditions Appoints Mario Pires As Senior Manager of Fleet Hotel Operations Travel Industry Wire In his new role, Pires will assume the responsibility of standardizing the quality and service levels of the various hotel providers across all vessels operated by Quark Expeditions. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:39:45 EST Cambria Adds Third Wisconsin Hotel With Milwaukee Opening Cambria Hotels The four-story, 132-room Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown is among seven new Cambria locations - including another Midwest location, the Cambria Hotel Bettendorf – Quad Cities - expected to open this summer in top-tier markets across the country, together representing over 1,200 upscale rooms. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:38:00 EST The ISO Resort on Kauai Launches the Full INTELITY Platform Intelity Award-winning boutique hotel looks to hospitality’s broadest platform to help enhance the spirit of Aloha Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:29:01 EST Sabre Reaffirms Benefits of Farelogix Acquisition and Will Challenge DOJ Lawsuit Sabre Acquisition Will Speed the Delivery of Innovative Next-Generation Airline Technology Solutions - Combined Company’s Technology Will Help Facilitate Airlines’ Growth and Profitability While Enabling Better Travel Experiences for Consumers Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:49:08 EST Hotel Data Conference - Global Hotel Trends, Cycle Positioning STR Positioning in the current hotel industry performance cycle varies greatly by country, according to a general session presentation from Robin Rossmann, STR’s managing director, on the second day of the sold-out 2019 Hotel Data Conference, presented by Rainmaker, a Cendyn Company. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:11:32 EST Residence Inn Hotel to Open in Renton, Washington Residence Inn by Marriott Located at 1200 Lake Washington Boulevard North, the all-suite Residence Inn Seattle South/Renton will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by Texas Western Hospitality of Dallas, Texas. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:55:35 EST Case Study: AKA, the Global Leader in Luxury Hotel Residences, Provides A Personalized Resident Experience Using Maestro Multi-Property Cloud PMS Maestro PMS One of the main reasons AKA Collection decided to implement Maestro Multi-Property was the systems flexibility and its team’s ability to understand AKA’s requirements and meet them. AKA’s business model is a hybrid, geared towards longer stays and different than a traditional transient hotel. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:49:32 EST