Kimpton Opens First Hotel in Europe

AMSTERDAM — Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has debuted its first hotel property in Europe — Kimpton De Witt, located in the heart of Amsterdam. Set within three original...

Niki Leondakis Leaves Two Roads

SAN FRANCISCO — Niki Leondakis has left Two Roads Hospitality to take on the role of CEO for New York-based Equinox Fitness Clubs. With more than 30 years...

MainStay Suites Launches New Prototype

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Choice Hotels International, Inc. has revealed a new prototype for the MainStay Suites brand. The new prototype — announced at the Choice Hotels Convention...

Hilton Launches Five Feet to Fitness Room Concept

CLEAN, Va. — Hilton’s newly launched Five Feet to Fitness concept offers health-conscious business travellers and exercise enthusiasts more than eleven different fitness equipment and accessory options...

Artificial Intelligence Replacing Some Hotel Staff Members

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal reported that while some people are fascinated by the possibilities that high-tech hotels promise, others feel alienated due to...

Ascend Hotel Collection Opens Six Properties in April

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Ascend Hotel Collection continues to grow its portfolio with six properties entering the collection in the month of April. “The Ascend Hotel Collection provides independent...

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...

Hilton Expands Welcome Program for Chinese Travellers

MCLEAN, Va.— Hilton Worldwide, based in Virginia, has announced the expansion of Hilton Huanying — a customized hospitality experience program for Chinese travellers — to more than...

The Ritz-Carlton Takes To The Sea

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc., has entered the luxury yachting and cruise market. Created by The Ritz-Carlton and maritime...

Kathy Maher to Lead Global Sales for Wyndham Hotel Group

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Kathy Maher has been appointed SVP, Global Sales and Revenue of Wyndham Hotel Group — an expanded position that will oversee the company’s global...