F&B Creates the Most Social Media Buzz for Hotels

Sydney — According to data from Local Measure, the most posted-about features at hotels are the food and beverage operations. Local Measure tracked social media posts on Facebook,...

Hilton Launches Digital Key at 1,000th Hotel

MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton Worldwide has reached a milestone in its roll-out of its Digital-Key technology. Last week, the company launched the feature at its 1,000th hotel...

Element Huntsville Set to Open in Westin Hotel

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A new Element hotel is set to open in the Westin Huntsville, Ala. on April 4. The Element Huntsville will occupy floors seven through...

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...

Facebook Launches City Guides Feature

Facebook has quietly launched a new City Guides feature in its app, which enables users to book select hotels and restaurants. City Guides offers Facebook users a selection...

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...

Choice Hotels Appoints New CFO

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Dominic Dragisich is the new chief financial officer at Choice Hotels International. With diverse experience in both finance and business administration, Dragisich will lead Choice’s...

Airbnb to Acquire Luxury Retreats

SAN FRANSISCO, Calif. — Airbnb Inc. is in talks to acquire Montreal-based Luxury Retreats International Inc., Bloomberg reports. Airbnb’s board of directors met last week to approve the...

IHG Investigating Data Breach

LONDON, U.K. — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is investigating a possible payment card breach at some of its hotels in the United States. The company launched an investigation...
Salt-water pool at Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Rosewood Hotels Unveils New Wellness Concept

HONG KONG — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has announced a new wellness concept set to be introduced to Rosewood properties around the globe. Asaya was created to...