Marriott International Expands Culture Day Program

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International is expanding its Culture Day program — an initiative aimed at fostering multicultural understanding and ensure welcoming environments — in response to...

Hard Rock Launches New Hotel Brand

DAVIE, Fla. — Hard Rock International has launched Reverb by Hard Rock — the company’s first select-service brand. The new collection of music-centric hotels will be designed as...
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Destination Canada Launches Series on Amazon Prime Video

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada is releasing an original eight-part travel series titled Vacations of the Brave, which will premiere in the U.S. on Amazon Prime Video on...

Best Western Opens First Glō Hotel

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Best Western Hotels & Resorts has opened its first Glō hotel in DeSoto, Texas. “We’re excited to celebrate the opening of our first Glō property...

Hilton’s All-Suites Brands Open 34 Properties, Ink 35 Hotel Deals in Q2 2018

MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton’s all-suite brands, which include Embassy Suites by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton, have continued their strong growth into...

New Report Provides Insights on Guest Engagement

BETHESDA, Md. — StayNTouch, Travel Tripper and TrustYou have partnered to launch a new report examining guest-experience trends and their adoption in the hotel industry. The 2018 Guest...

LTI Releases List of Top Luxury Hotel Brands

CHESTER, U.K. — Luxury Travel Intelligence (LTI) has released a list of the world’s top luxury-hotel brands. The list of 12 brands was created using an assessment process...

Crowne Plaza Awarded Patent for WorkLife Room

ATLANTA, Ga. — The Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand has successfully patented its WorkLife Room guestroom design. “The patent approval of the Crowne Plaza brand's WorkLife Room...

Best Western’s SureStay Hotel Group Surpasses 100 Hotels in North America

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced that its SureStay Hotel Group franchise has reached more than 100 properties in its North American portfolio. The brand...

Tourism Trade Mission to China Proves Successful

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada (DC) signed two memoranda of understanding during last month’s tourism trade mission to China, led by the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the...