Hospitality Trends - Technology News Technology Hotel Industry News EN Hospitality Trends - Technology News Conrad Hangzhou Tonglu Opens in China Conrad Hotels Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced the opening of Conrad Hangzhou Tonglu, a new hillside resort with 79 spacious suites, including 11 villas. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:40:45 EST De Havilland Canada Books Its First Firm Order for Dash 8-400 Aircraft De Havilland De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) announced that the United Republic of Tanzania, represented by the Tanzanian Government Flight Agency (TGFA), has signed a firm purchase agreement for a Dash 8-400 aircraft. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:34:21 EST By CHLOE. Opens Inaugural Canadian Location, Expanding the Plant-Based Brand to The Greater Toronto Area By CHLOE. After successful restaurant openings in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Providence, and London, by CHLOE. introduces its popular eatery to Canadians as the demand for nutritious and sustainable options made from whole ingredients are on the rise. This marks by CHLOE.'s 18th location since opening in New York's West Village in July 2015. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:27:55 EST New Canopy by Hilton Hotel Breaks Ground in Portland, Maine Canopy by Hilton Located on the corner of Center and Commercial Streets in Portland, Maine’s Old Port neighborhood, the hotel will also be home to an indoor/outdoor rooftop bar and a restaurant overlooking Casco Bay. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:04:30 EST Live Nation Acquires David Grutman's Groot Hospitality Restaurant News Resource The company's footprint currently includes LIV (2009), Story (2012), Komodo (2015), Swan & Bar Bevy with Pharrell Williams (2018) and Papi Steak (2019) and is set to expand with 11 new projects in Miami, Las Vegas, Dallas & Dubai slated to open in the next 24 months. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:59:16 EST Tru by Hilton Winchester Opens in Virginia Tru by Hilton The 94-room hotel, located at 118 Mercedes Court, is owned by 1601 Martinsburg Pike LLC and managed by Cedar Creek Investments. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:56:51 EST Bombshells' Opens 7th Houston Area Location Bombshells Restaurant & Bar The new Bombshells at 20516 Katy Freeway is a subsidiary of locally based RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RICK). Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:54:53 EST Chick-fil-A Announces Dine-In Mobile Ordering Chick-fil-A Chick-fil-A began testing dine-in mobile ordering in 2018 at 80 restaurants in Tampa, Fl., Nashville, Tenn., Seattle, Wash., San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Calif. Since the test began, it has received positive feedback from customers, particularly from those with large parties or families with children. I Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:53:16 EST Record Number of Exhibitors and Visitors at ITB Asia 2019 ITB Asia On 18 October 2019 the most successful ITB Asia since its debut 12 years ago came to an end with more than 1,300 exhibitors and over 13,000 visitors from 132 countries and regions. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:50:19 EST New Restaurant Concept to Open First Location in Danville, VA Restaurant News Resource Texas Steak and Ale House will open in mid-November at 3585 Riverside Drive in Danville, VA. The restaurant will feature hand-cut, flame-grilled steaks and the region's most popular ice-cold craft beers in a fun Texas theme environment. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:48:32 EST Marriott International Elegant owns and operates seven hotels with 588 rooms and a beachfront restaurant on the island of Barbados. Six of the seven properties are situated along the prestigious west coast of Barbados commonly known as the 'Platinum Coast.' The majority of Elegant properties are operated as all-inclusive resorts. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:20:14 EST The Ritz-Carlton Pune Hotel Opens in India Ritz-Carlton The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C today announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Pune, the second hotel in India from the luxury hotel brand. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:11:33 EST ESTUDIO Playa Mujeres Resort Opens on the Mexican Caribbean Hotel News Resource ATELIER de Hoteles announced the start of operations of ESTUDIO Playa Mujeres, its 5+ Star All Inclusive Resort. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:07:10 EST Windstar Completes First Milestone on Its $250 Million Star Plus Initiative Windstar Cruises Fincantieri Cuts Windstar's Star Breeze in Half, Inserting 84-Foot (25.6 Meters) New Section in Palermo, Italy. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:58:46 EST Element Hotels Debuts Innovative Communal Living Room Concept Element Hotels Element’s New Studio Commons Concept is the First in the Industry to Blend a Hotel Room with the Flexibility of a Home, Providing an Innovative Design for Groups Looking to Spend Time Together in a More Private Setting, While Still Enjoying the Convenience of a Hotel Room Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:56:52 EST FCPT Closes Two Bank Properties from Washington Prime for $3.0 Million FCPT The Citibank and PNC Bank properties are located in Illinois and Ohio, respectively, and are leased to the corporate operators under triple-net leases with approximately 3.8 years of average weighted term remaining. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:50:36 EST IHG Signs Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra Holiday Inn Express The new-built hotel will feature 170 keys and is expected to be operational by Q4 2022. IHG currently operates three Holiday Inn Express hotels in Bengaluru, and the recent signing will further strengthen the brand's presence in the city. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:45:15 EST Inspire Brands With the addition of Jimmy John’s, Inspire now encompasses more than 11,200 restaurants across 16 countries generating more than $14 billion annual system sales, making it the fourth-largest restaurant company in the United States. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:40:20 EST IHG Signs Agreement for Holiday Inn Madinah West Holiday Inn IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has signed a Management Agreement with The Arabian Hospitality Company, to open Holiday Inn Madinah West in 2022. The new property will cater to the influx of religious tourists expected as part of Vision 2030 and reinforces IHG's commitment to expand its presence and diversify its portfolio across the Kingdom. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:35:32 EST Should Hotels Demand More for Their Donations? STAAH Do-good programs abound in the hospitality spectrum. It’s inherent to this industry. But, should this act fit into a hotel’s wider marketing strategy? Carly Sells from Charity Escapes explores. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:33:06 EST