Marriott's Q3 2014 results show development pipeline 1,300 properties deep    global0.jpg   By:   Elliott Mest

Marriott International released its third quarter results for 2014, reporting a net income of $192 million, a 20 percent increase over Q3 2013. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $0.65, a further 25 percent increase from the same period last year and above the EPS forecasted by the company earlier this year ($0.59 to $0.63). View

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October 30, 2014 | Newswire | By Esther Hertzfeld

Knowing exactly when and who opened a hotel safe can be a valuable tool if a guest reports something stolen. Safe manufacturers agree that creating... more >>


October 30, 2014 | Newswire

Wakeup Call launches its next generation SaaS-based platform. After successful beta testing with select hotel properties over the past two years, the... more >>


October 30, 2014 | Newswire

Hotel Nikko San Francisco has deployed the StayNTouch Rover FrontOffice, a cloud overlay to the hotel's existing PMS. This enables hotel service... more >>


October 30, 2014 | Newswire

Ed Scheetz, who heads Chelsea Hotels, took an offer he couldn't refuse. The Daily News reports that a luxury hotel he had planned for an area in... more >>


October 30, 2014 | Newswire

Eleven releases ElevenGC Lite, a new addition to the ElevenGC product line. User-friendly and affordable, the newest member of the ElevenGC family is... more >>


October 30, 2014 | Newswire

Gemstone Hotels and Resorts, LLC has chosen ProfitSword to improve operational efficiencies and for real-time management reporting. Gemstone operates... more >>


October 30, 2014 | Newswire

The Dallas Cowboys and Omni Hotels & Resorts are partnering to develop a new hotel at the future site of the Cowboys World Headquarters in Frisco,... more >>


October 30, 2014 | Newswire | By David Eisen

After a strong showing from Marriott International yesterday, more hotel companies came forward with their third-quarter numbers today. Here's a look... more >>


October 29, 2014 | Newswire

Hotel Management's 2014 Hotel Brands survey is open through Nov. 7. The survey is open to all hotel brands. Results will be published in the December... more >>


October 29, 2014 | Newswire | By Meagan Drillinger

Marriott International, which primarily follows the management contract model, has seven operating brands in India representing luxury to upper mid... more >>

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July 18, 2014 | Article | By Howard Feiertag

Sales staffers know too well the importance of staff performance at the property level and its effect on the sales operation. All too often, just a... more >>

May 22, 2014 | Article | By HM Editorial Staff

Maximizing Customer Loyalty at Independent Hotels more >>


March 26, 2014 | Article | By Howard Feiertag

Eight tips on how to be a great sales person. more >>


March 12, 2014 | Article | By Elliott Mest

The Americans with DisabilitiesAct has been in effect for a full year, and hotels are now expected to fully comply with the updated standards... more >>


March 3, 2014 | Article | By Stephanie Ricca

Four travel and hospitality marketers shared the next generation of social media marketing tips for hoteliers at November’s NATHIC conference in... more >>


February 28, 2014 | Article | By Howard Feiertag

When you think about it, it is really amazing how many different ways individual guests and groups get to visit, and enjoy, a hotel stay. Just take a... more >>


February 26, 2014 | Article | By William Frye

In today's world of austere hotel budgets, front-desk employees are increasingly being asked to perform more functions and serve more guests, with... more >>


February 25, 2014 | Article | By HMM Editorial Staff

Known as an all-new-construction brand, Neenah, Wis.-based Cobblestone Hotels began in 2008 as a solution for small Midwestern towns that had demand... more >>


February 24, 2014 | Article | By Elliott Mest

In part three of Hotel Management's series on luxury bedding design we look at the luxury traveler and the type of linen they are most interesting in. more >>


February 21, 2014 | Article | By Elliott Mest

In part two of Hotel Management's series on high-end bed design, check out ways that designers are differentiating themselves from other properties... more >>

STR report shows occupancy and ADR up in U.S., EMEA    strthumb.jpg   By:   Elliott Mest

Smith Travel Research's newest report on the U.S. travel industry shows that occupancy increased 3.8 percent to 70.3 percent for Q3, 2014. The report also shows that average daily rate (ADR) rose 5.2 percent to $117.91, while revenue per available room (RevPAR) was up 9.2 percent to $82.93. Demand also increased 4.8 percent during the third quarter, while supply was up .9 percent. View

For IHG, it's all about winning    global0.jpg   By:   David Eisen

InterContinental Hotels Group has no problem saying it's the number-one hotel company in the world. Turns out, its actions might match the rhetoric. View

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