Hilton Worldwide Upgrades LightStay Reporting Tool

MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton Worldwide has upgraded its in-house corporate responsibility measurement platform — LightStay — across its global portfolio of hotels. LightStay forecasts energy and water consumption...

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...

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...
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Calvin Anderson Joins RLHC

SPOKANE, Wash. — Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLHC) has named Calvin Anderson as senior vice-president and chief of Revenue Optimization. In this new role, Anderson will directly oversee...

AHIP Sells Oklahoma-based Hotel

VANCOUVER — American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) has sold its 77-room Country Inn & Suites by Carlson hotel located in Norman, Okla. for US$4.5 million. The...

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...

Marriott Celebrates Canada’s 150th With Canada Adventure Sweepstakes

TORONTO — To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, Marriott International, Inc. has launched Marriott's Epic Canada Adventure Sweepstakes. Until July 24, Canadian and U.S. residents can enter to win...

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...

Renaud Payette Passes Away

Renaud Payette, hotelier and former GM of the InterContinental Toronto Centre, passed away on Sept. 7, in Kyoto, Japan. Payette had been working for the Ishin Hotel...

Choice Hotels Announces Senior Leadership Succession Plan

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Patrick Pacious will take on the role of president and CEO of Choice Hotels International, Inc. Pacious, who serves as president...