The Ritz-Carlton Takes Top Honours on Luxury Institute Global Survey

NEW YORK — The Luxury Institute has released its 2018 Global Hotels Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI), featuring annual rankings and ratings of 40 global luxury-hotel brands...

Trump Tower in Vancouver Stands Out at Americas Property Awards

VANCOUVER — Holborn and TA Global Bhd. took seven awards at the recent Americas Property Awards for their development of the Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver. In...

Best Western Announces New Initiatives at Annual Convention

NASHVILLE — Best Western Hotels & Resorts welcomed more than 2,000 members to its 2017 Best Western North American Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention...

Aramark Announces Two Strategic Acquisitions

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Aramark has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Avendra and AmeriPride. The acquisitions will strengthen the company’s competitive position across its portfolio of food,...

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to Manage Ocean Club on Paradise Island

TORONTO — Access Industries has appointed Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to manage the Ocean Club on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, starting Nov. 30. Upon the...

Hilton and American Express Launch New Co-branded Credit Cards

MCLEAN, Va. — American Express and Hilton Honors have launched a co-branded credit-card portfolio, which features four new cards designed to give consumers and small businesses more choice,...

Marriott Launches Careers Chatbot for Facebook Messenger

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International, Inc. is changing the job-search and application experience with the launch of MC — the Marriott Careers chatbot for Facebook Messenger. Powered by...

Entries Now Open for International Design Awards

TORONTO — Victoria + Albert Baths has announced the return of the International Design Awards. Architects, designers and students are invited to create a boutique-hotel bathroom concept...

Best Western’s Breakfast Program Scores Top Marks in J.D. Power Study

PHEONIX, Ariz. — J.D. Power’s 2017 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study has named Best Western’s complimentary-breakfast program the top consumer choice in the mid-scale food-and-beverage...

Rena Reiss Named Executive VP, General Counsel for Marriott International

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International, Inc. has appointed Rena Hozore Reiss as executive vice-president and general counsel, reporting to president and CEO Arne Sorenson and serving as...