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...

Trump Hotels Eyes Bali For Expansion

NEW YORK — The Trump Hotel Collection is expanding to Asia, with a property slated to open in Bali. The company recently reached an agreement with MNC...

Booking.com Launches Travel App for Apple Watch

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — Booking.com announced today the launch of its Booking Now app for the Apple Watch. "At Booking.com, we're dedicated to empowering travellers to simply search and...

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...