Hilton Worldwide Makes Changes to Improve Animal Welfare in Supply Chain

  MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton Worldwide has announced plans to stop buying food from companies, which use cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs. “We are...

Marriott Celebrates Millionth Mobile Check-In

BETHESDA, Md. ― Marriott International has given its millionth mobile check-in guest a surprise party complete with DJ, bellhop acrobats, dancers and the gift of one-million Marriott...

Teambuilding, Technology and Wellness Are Top Meeting Trends

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Integrating teambuilding and adventure into meetings is shaping up to be a top trend in 2015, according to the U.S.-based Benchmark Hospitality, whose...

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...

Ethisphere Institute Announces Most Ethical Lodging Companies

PHOENIX — The Belgium-based Rezidor Hotel Group, Bethesda, Md.-based Marriott International and Parsippany, N.J.-based Wyndham Worldwide have earned the designation of The World’s Most Ethical Companies in...

Starwood Launches Innovation Studio

STAMFORD, CONN. — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has unveiled Starlab, an innovation studio located in Manhattan, N.Y.’s Garment District. Starlab unites the company’s digital, design and...

Courtyard Marks 1,000th Hotel Milestone

BETHESDA, Md. ― Courtyard by Marriott is celebrating its 1,000th hotel milestone. Celebrations kick off today at the grand opening of the Courtyard Agra in India. On March...