Tammy Farley, President Of Rainmaker, Is One Of HSMAI’s Top 25: Extraordinary Minds In Hospitality Sales, Marketing, Revenue Optimization

Eighteen years ago, Tammy Farley, president, co-founded The Rainmaker Group with company CEO Bruce Barfield. Today, she’s an oft-acknowledged leader and visionary in revenue optimization. The most recent accolade comes from the prestigious Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) which just released its list of 2015 Top 25: Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing,…

Starwood Hotels & Resorts And TripAdvisor Announce New Instant Booking Partnership

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) and TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) announced today they have partnered to make Starwood’s global hotel portfolio accessible on the TripAdvisor instant booking platform. From a last-minute business trip to a special luxury getaway, customers can seamlessly book a room at participating Starwood properties through TripAdvisor’s booking platform. The unique partnership…

Interval International And Participating Resorts Have Contributed $400,000 To CHTA Education Foundation Over The Past Decade

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, and its participating Caribbean member resorts have continued their support of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) with a recent $30,000 donation. Neil Kolton, Interval’s director of resort sales and service for the Caribbean and Florida, presented a check to foundation executives at…

16 Years Of BuyaTimeshare.com Helping Timeshare Owners

Experienced in helping timeshare owners sell their timeshares since 2000, BuyaTimeshare.com celebrates another successful year in business. Online timeshare resale and rental advertiser BuyaTimeshare.com celebrates 16 years in business this week with an online platform that continues to successfully connect timeshare sellers with buyers and renters. In business since 2000, BuyaTimeshare.com specializes in bringing owners…

Managed By Marriott (MxM), Marriott International’s Hotel Management Organization Maximizes Hotel Performance For Owners Of Marriott-Branded Properties

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced “Managed by Marriott” (MxM), the new name and branded approach for Marriott’s premier hotel management organization, which provides a complete hotel operating solution for owners of Marriott’s 19 lodging brands. Building on a rich history in the hospitality industry, Marriott provides unparalleled management expertise and systems to more…

Starwood Accelerates Growth In North America

Company Achieves 5th Consecutive Year of Increased Signings in North America with 92 New Deals Surpasses 600th Hotel Milestone with 43 New Openings in 2015 From the 2016 American Lodging Investment Summit in Los Angeles, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced strong continued growth in North America, following its 5th consecutive year…

The Ritz-Carlton Announces Paradise Valley

Five Star Development Resort Communities Chooses Iconic Brand for New Arizona Resort The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and Five Star Development Resort Communities, LLC have signed an agreement for the development of a new resort and residences in Paradise Valley near Scottsdale, Arizona. “Paradise Valley in Arizona will be a great new destination for our…

Berkadia Grows Hotels And Hospitality Platform Through The Addition Of Three Senior Executives

Berkadia, an industry leading commercial real estate company, announces the hiring of three senior hospitality executives to its Hotels & Hospitality Group: Managing Directors John J. DePaul, David Weymer and Mark Morris. Each brings experience and knowledge that strengthens Berkadia as a preferred, one-partner hospitality solution. Commercial real estate clients will now have access to…