The Westin Buffalo Becomes First New York State Hotel to Install Amazon Echo Devices in Each of Its Guest Rooms

July 31, 2017 – Global hospitality company Delaware North today announced the installation of Amazon Echo devices in each of the 116 guest rooms at the company-operated Westin Buffalo hotel. The Westin Buffalo, a luxury lifestyle hotel located within Delaware North’s global headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y., is the first hotel in New York State to…

Marriott International Furthers Footprint in Japan with the Grand Opening of Five Marriott Hotels

July 31, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and Japan’s leading lodging company Mori Trust Group today proudly announced the grand opening of five distinct Marriott Hotels across Japan, broadening the spectrum on the country’s scenic destinations. International and local travelers alike will be invited to explore the diverse beauty Japan has to offer,…

Hospitality Staffing Solutions Acquires DEZ Staffing

July 31, 2017 – Hospitality Staffing Solutions, LLC (HSS), a leading national provider of supplemental and outsourced staffing solutions for the hospitality industry, announced today it has acquired DEZ Staffing, LLC (DEZ Staffing), a successful provider of hospitality and industrial staffing services in the Denver market. “DEZ Staffing is a perfect fit for our growing organization, from the…

Book A Last-Minute Summer Getaway With Wyndham® Extra Holidays

Late Summer Travel Deals Offer Up To 20 Percent Savings at Resorts July 31, 2017 – Wyndham® Extra Holidays, a subsidiary of Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), is offering last-minute summer vacation discounts of up to 20 percent off between now and Aug. 15,…

Aqua-Aston Hospitality Names Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing, and Revenue

July 31, 2017 – Ed Skapinok has been named senior vice president of sales, marketing, and revenue for Aqua-Aston Hospitality. Based in Honolulu, Hawaii, Aqua-Aston is a leading hotel and resort management and marketing group, with a portfolio of nearly 50 properties in Hawaii and the continental United States. As senior vice president, Skapinok will lead…

Vacation Partner Services, Inc. Launches Competitive Solutions for Timeshare Industry with Acquisition of Vacation Ownership Title Agency

July 31, 2017 – Vacation Partner Services, Inc. (VPS) has acquired Vacation Ownership Title Agency (VOTA), a title insurance agent underwritten by Stewart Title Guaranty Company. VPS offers consulting services rooted in a three-pillar philosophy – Advisement, Accuracy, and Efficiency. With the acquisition of VOTA, VPS expands to a full suite of services for the lifecycle…

Luxury Hotel Debuts in Downtown Sarasota as Kolter Hospitality Officially Opens The Westin Sarasota Hotel

July 31, 2017 – Kolter Hospitality, a division of The Kolter Group, proudly announced that it has opened the doors of The Westin Sarasota Hotel in downtown Sarasota to guests.  The highly anticipated hotel is located at 1175 N. Gulfstream Avenue in the heart of Sarasota’s lively Arts District. www.westinsarasota.com The Westin Sarasota Hotel features include: 255 Guestrooms and Suites 26,000…

Disneyland Railroad Returns with Stunning New Views Along the Rivers of America at Disneyland Park

Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes and ‘Fantasmic!’ Return to Add More Fun for Summer 2017 July 31, 2017 – Guests visiting the Disneyland Resort this summer will enjoy the magical mix of nostalgia, nighttime entertainment and new attractions that make the Resort a guest favorite year after year. The Disneyland Railroad,…

Brickell Travel Management is Spreading its Wings from Miami to the World

July 31, 2017 – Brickell Travel Management (BTM), a Miami based corporate travel agency has been experiencing remarkable growth, expanding its operation’s borders worldwide. The already multi-cultural company has a new office in Buenos Aires, Argentina opening this month, adding yet another country to the list, as well as a second location opening in South Florida. In response to the…

Presidian Hotels & Resorts Appoints Geoffrey Bley as Chief Development Officer and Brian Long as Corporate Director of Operations

July 31, 2017 – Presidian Hotels & Resorts, a premier hotel development, management and consulting firm announced today the official appointment of Geoffrey Bley as Chief Development Officer and Brian Longas its new Corporate Director of Operations. Mr. Geoffrey Bley has 20 years’ experience in real estate development, financing and construction management for hotel, commercial and mixed-use projects.  He is…