Top Women in Travel to be Recognized by New Awards Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new international awards program has been launched to recognize women in the travel and tourism industry. The inaugural Women in Travel and Tourism...

Palm Holdings Acquires Holiday Inn Orlando SW

TORONTO — Palm Holdings is continuing the expansion of its property portfolio in the Central Florida region with the recent acquisition of the family-friendly Holiday Inn Orlando...

Uber Launches Uber Central

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has added Uber Central to its Uber for Business platform. The new, enterprise-ready system allows businesses to request, manage, and pay for rides...

Hilton Garden Inn Serves Up New Food-and-Beverage Offerings

MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton Garden Inn has transformed its food-and-beverage concept to address consumers’ changing dining preferences, such as healthier and more organic menu choices, enticing new...

Model Joan Smalls Joins W Hotels Team

STAMFORD, Conn. — W Hotels Worldwide has named supermodel Joan Smalls as its first-ever global fashion innovator — a newly created position in which Smalls will help...

Wyndham Rewards Reaches 50 Million Members

SHANGHAI — Wyndham Hotel Group’s guest loyalty-program, Wyndham Rewards, has surpassed 50 million members worldwide — a major milestone for the re-imagined program. The milestone member — who...

AccorHotels to Open First Jo&Joe in May

PARIS — AccorHotels’ first Jo&Joe “open house” is set to open in Hossegor, France on May 29. Originally unveiled last fall, the Jo&Joe brand is a new...

F&B Creates the Most Social Media Buzz for Hotels

Sydney — According to data from Local Measure, the most posted-about features at hotels are the food and beverage operations. Local Measure tracked social media posts on Facebook,...

Hilton Launches Digital Key at 1,000th Hotel

MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton Worldwide has reached a milestone in its roll-out of its Digital-Key technology. Last week, the company launched the feature at its 1,000th hotel...

Element Huntsville Set to Open in Westin Hotel

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A new Element hotel is set to open in the Westin Huntsville, Ala. on April 4. The Element Huntsville will occupy floors seven through...