Best Western Announces New Initiatives at Annual Convention

NASHVILLE — Best Western Hotels & Resorts welcomed more than 2,000 members to its 2017 Best Western North American Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention...

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,...

Marriott Launches Careers Chatbot for Facebook Messenger

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International, Inc. is changing the job-search and application experience with the launch of MC — the Marriott Careers chatbot for Facebook Messenger. Powered by...

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...

Marriott International Partners with CLIA for Rewards Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marriott International’s customer rewards program is partnering with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) to offer its members benefits which include commissions on qualified hotel...

Four Seasons Pop Down coming to Philly, Miami and Hong Kong

TORONTO — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has announced its next locations for its Pop-Down event, a global series of public installations designed to celebrate Four Seasons...

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...

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...

Hilton Garden Inn Serves Up New Food-and-Beverage Offerings

MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton Garden Inn has transformed its food-and-beverage concept to address consumers’ changing dining preferences, such as healthier and more organic menu choices, enticing new...

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...