New Castle President and COO Gerry Chase to Retire

SHELTON, Conn. — New Castle Hotels & Resorts (NCHR) has announced that longtime president and COO Gerry Chase will retire from the company effective June 30, 2018....

Best Western Unveils Findings of Second-Annual Hotel Loyalty Program Study

PHOENIX, Ariz. — An insight report commissioned by Best Western Hotels & Resorts and executed by U.S. News & World Report’s Marketing and Business Intelligence teams has...

AccorHotels and Algeciras to Buy Atton Hotels

PARIS, France — AccorHotels and Chile-based Algeciras have signed an agreement to acquire Atton Hotels for approximately US$105 million. As per the agreement, AccorHotels will acquire 100 per...

Emaar Hospitality Group Launches Hunt for ‘World’s Greatest Hospitality Talent’

DUBAI — Emaar Hospitality Group — the hospitality-and-leisure business of Dubai-based developer Emaar Properties — has launched a global initiative to scout for the 'World's Greatest Hospitality...

Chinese Government Seizes Control of Anbang Insurance

NEW YORK — The Chinese government has seized control of Anbang Insurance, according to CNN Money. Anbang is a Beijing-based firm that has made headlines in recent years...

Airbnb Announces New Property Categories

SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb has unveiled a roadmap for the future of its homes business. This announcement includes the creation of four new property types — Vacation Home,...

Delta Hotels Opens First Hotel in Asia

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International’s Delta Hotels brand recently debuted in the Asia-Pacific market with the opening of the 339-room Delta Hotels by Marriott Shanghai Baoshan in...

AHIP Completes Rebranding Rail Hotels to Wyndham Brands

VANCOUVER — American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) has completed its previously announced conversion of 46 hotels — including all hotels in its Rail Hotel portfolio...

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...