Russellville Econo Lodge Wins Hotel of the Year Award

June 21, 2017 – Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, awarded the Econo Lodge in Russellville, Ky., the prestigious Hotel of the Year Award. This hotel is owned and managed by Peter Patel. The Hotel of the Year Award recognizes a hotel for its outstanding customer service and operational excellence. Nominees are all top…

Steve Burns Joins BridgeStreet Global Hospitality as Managing Director for EMEA & APAC

June 21, 2017 – Steve Burns, a travel and airline executive with 20 years of experience in the sector has joined BridgeStreet Global Hospitality as the Managing Director for EMEA and APAC. “We’re delighted to have Steve join our team,” said Sean Worker, president and CEO of BridgeStreet.  “BridgeStreet’s 4500 client portfolio is made up of…

Interval International Affiliates Luxury Timeshare Resort Within Solmar Group’s Stunning Rancho San Lucas Master-Planned Community in Mexico

June 21, 2017 – Interval International, a leading global provider of vacation services and an operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), announced the affiliation of Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas, a timeshare property within the exclusive 834-acre master-planned resort community of Rancho San Lucas on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. Developed by the Solmar Group, the…

Ashford Prime Announces Further Progress on Non-Core Hotels Strategy

June 20, 2017 – Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE:  AHP) (“Ashford Prime” or the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Marriott to convert its Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown hotel (the “Courtyard Philadelphia”) to an Autograph Collection property.  Additionally, the Company announced that it has begun marketing for sale its Marriott Plano Legacy…

The Ascend Hotel Collection Welcomes the LOOK Hotel in Brooklyn, NY

June 20, 2017 – The LOOK Hotel, a new boutique hotel property in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, is among the latest independent hotel properties to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft brand, featuring best…

Registration Opens for 2017 Global Tourism Summit in Honolulu

June 20, 2017 — Early-bird registration offering flexible discounted rates is now available for the 2017 Global Tourism Summit, being presented by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), Sept. 19-21. Participants can register via the dedicated website, www.globaltourismsummithawaii.com, and choose from one of several options to attend the conference being held at the Hawaii Convention Center…

The Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa Opens As An All-Villa Oceanfront Resort On Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Reinforcing the Resurgence of Los Cabos as a Premier Destination, the Resort Sets a New Standard for Well-being in the Region June 20, 2017 – Vistana™ Signature Experiences, owner and operator of Westin Vacation Club resorts and an operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), today announced the grand opening of The Westin Los Cabos Resort…

Pool Parties, Camping, Fireworks and Summer Bites

What’s New at Aqua-Aston Hospitality, One of Hawaii’s Largest Hotel Management Companies June 20, 2017 – With an everchanging list of hotel upgrades, new programming, feature events, and one-of-a-kind dining experiences, Hawaii vacationers have a lot to look forward to at hotels and resorts managed by Aqua-Aston Hospitality. From summer camping, epic Fourth of July fireworks…

Marriott International Voted Best Employer to Work for by Middle East and North Africa Hoteliers

Marriott International tops Hotelier Middle East Salary Survey 2017 50% of surveyed respondents stated interest in working for the world’s leading hospitality brand June 20, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) the world’s leading hospitality brand, has topped the Hotelier Middle East Salary 2017 and been voted the best hotelier to work for by…

Palace Resorts Announces Winter Entertainment Lineup: Backstreet Boys, ‘Larger Than Life’ Tour & The Illusionists 2.0 at Moon Palace Cancun this December

Cancun’s entertainment destination will close out 2017 with nonstop action for the whole family! Performances by the greatest boy band in pop music history & global phenomenon The Illusionists 2.0 – “The Next Generation of Magic”  June 20, 2017 – Palace Resorts – the company that sets the standard in five-star, all- inclusive resort accommodations –…