Wyndham Destinations Acquires Travel + Leisure

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Destinations has acquired the Travel + Leisure brand and all related assets from Meredith Corporation in a deal worth $100 million. This acquisition is...
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Red Lion to Merge with Sonesta International Hotels

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DENVER — RLH Corporation has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Sonesta International Hotels Corporation under which RLH will be acquired by Sonesta in an all-cash...

U.S. Hotel Occupancy Falls to 32.5 Per Cent

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — U.S. weekly hotel occupancy fell to its lowest level since early May, according to STR‘s latest data for the week of Christmas. For the week...

U.S. Travel Industry Mourns Passing of Disney’s Richard Bates

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WASHINGTON — Last week, the American travel industry was saddened by the passing of Richard Bates, longtime senior vice-president of Government Affairs for The Walt Disney Company. U.S....

Choice Hotels Adjusts Loyalty Status Requirements for 2021

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ROCKVILLE, Md. — Choice Hotels International, Inc. is reducing the elite status qualifications for its Choice Privileges program for 2021 and introducing new changes to allow guests...

Hilton Recognizes 2019 Legacy Award Winners

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MCLEAN, Va. — In December, Hilton reveled its 2019 Legacy Award Winners, an annual program recognizing its owners and development partners in the Americas. The Hilton Legacy Awards...

Canadian Hotels Report Drop in Occupancy

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR data for December 20 to 26, 2020 showed Canada’s hotel industry with lower occupancy compared to the previous week. Percentage change from the comparable...

Best Western Partners with FranklinCovey to Elevate Hotel Leadership

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PHOENIX — Best Western Hotels & Resorts (BWHR) has selected FranklinCovey’s ‘gold standard’ leadership-development curriculum to assist in further elevating leadership excellence in its general managers at...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy at 24.6 Per Cent

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Canadian hotel performance reported flat occupancy for the week ending December 12 compared to prior week, according to STR data. In a year-over-year comparison, the...

Marriott to Make COVID-19 Testing Available for Meetings and Events

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BETHESDA, Md. — As part of ongoing steps to help instill confidence and provide exceptional experiences and solutions for meeting professionals and attendees, Marriott International has identified...