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...

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...

IHG to Launch New Mid-Scale Brand

LONDON, U.K. — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has revealed plans to launch a new mid-scale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference this week in Las Vegas. The new...

Daniel Surette Appointed Vice-President of Sales for Omni Hotels

DALLAS, Texas — Omni Hotels & Resorts has named Daniel Surette vice-president of Sales for Omni Hotels. Surette boasts more than 30 years of experience in the industry...

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Food & Wine Announce Venice Food & Wine Festival

NEW YORK — JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Time Inc.'s Food & Wine have announced the inaugural Venice Food & Wine Festival, to be held on...

Mark Purcell Joins AccorHotels

PARIS, France — AccorHotels has appointed Mark Purcell as vice-president, Development, North America. In this role, Purcell will be responsible for driving AccorHotels' development in North America,...

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...

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...

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...

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...