It has probably happened to everyone at least once: That charming B&B or upscale hotel turns out to be not quite as advertised when you see it in person. To avoid that kind of disappointment in the future, watch for these six warning signs that your hotel isn't quite … [Read more...] about Bad Hotel Practices – Don’t Make these Mistakes!
Archives for April 2015
LOS ANGELES—Group business continues to provide the backdrop for a prolonged peak cycle for the hotel industry, and members of the Lodging Industry Investment Council said during two meetings last week at the Hotel Figueroa that there’s still room for growth. With Jan … [Read more...] about Enjoy group rebound, but monitor risks
Portland hotelier Provenance Hotels has kept its busy streak alive by adding yet another Seattle hotel to its portfolio. Mayflower Hotel Owner LLC, an affiliate of Provenance and NBP Capital, announced this week that it has acquired the fee simple interest in the Seattle … [Read more...] about Portland Hotel Empire Expands Again
What was once a ho-hum Red Lion Hotel is just a month or so away from being unveiled as Portland's newest luxury boutique hotel with rooms starting at close to $200 a night. Seattle-based Grand Ventures Hotel LLC is heading into the final stretch of the massive renovation … [Read more...] about Portland’s Newest Boutique Hotel Opens May 2015
REPORT FROM THE U.S.—Gone are the days when corporate group business by default only went to big-box, branded convention hotels. Today’s mixed bag of corporate business often skews smaller, ranging from a 10-person C-level meeting one day to an incentive trip tomorrow or … [Read more...] about How to capitalize on changing group trends