Officials of The Dow Hotel Company (DHC) today announced that it has been selected to operate the 353-room Hilton Hotel - Bellevue hotel following the property’s recent sale to Wig Properties. “Having operated and been a joint venture partner in the Hilton Bellevue since … [Read more...] about Hilton Hotel Bellevue to Be Managed by Dow Hotel Company
While the winds of change will usher in the predictable and unpredictable in 2017, RAR Hospitality founder/CEO Robert Rauch shared 10 key hospitality trends he anticipates will take hold this year. 1. Text and Chat 2. Mobile Check-in 3. Guest Services Robots 4. Sharing … [Read more...] about TOP 10 TRENDS COMING TO HOTELS THIS YEAR
As another year ends and a new one begins, we’ll soon be taking stock of the year that’s been and what’s yet to come. Travel, of course, is as important as ever. Below, Angelina Villa-Clarke of Forbes speaks to some leading travel experts on how we will be seeing the world … [Read more...] about The Experts’ Views: Five New Travel Trends for 2017
A minibar at the Hotel Lucia in Portland, Oregon, focuses on enhancing the guest experience. At Hotel Lucia in Portland, Oregon, you’ll find minibar offerings ranging from regular candy bars to locally made vodka to little jars of honey made directly from the beehive on … [Read more...] about Hotel Lucia localized minibar about stories, not money
Occupancy Levels Expected to Decline in 2017 After Eight-Year Growth Run As More Than 255,000 New Rooms Hit Market ikn 2017 and ’18 In its latest outlook for the U.S. lodging sector, CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research notes that the sector will continue to accrue benefits … [Read more...] about As Good as it Gets? Peaking Hospitality Sector Facing Mixed Outlook from Rising Supply, Growing Influence of Airbnb
Crystal Investment Property, LLC, a member of Hotel Brokers International, announced the successful sale of the Village Inn and Restaurant in Springfield, Oregon. Crystal Investment Property, LLC, a licensed Oregon broker, exclusively represented the Seller in the sale. … [Read more...] about Village Inn and Restaurant, Springfield, Oregon sold by Crystal Investment Property, LLC.
Presidential elections create a great deal of economic uncertainty, and that’s been particularly true in 2016. Now that it’s over, hoteliers share what they think this election will mean One week after the U.S. presidential election, Americans and people around the world … [Read more...] about Hoteliers foresee ups, downs of Trump presidency
On Dec. 1, an estimated 4 million workers will become eligible to earn overtime under the Department of Labor’s overtime rule. Introduced May 18 by the Obama administration, the rule will raise the salary threshold for exempt workers to $47,476 from $23,660 per year—if … [Read more...] about Will the Trump Administration Change the Overtime Rule?
When the American Hotel & Lodging Association asked its members what they see on the horizon for 2017, 8,000 hotels responded. Here’s what they see as the top six trends. 1. Ubiquitous in-room technology: You just can’t do without in-room technologies—especially … [Read more...] about Six hotel trends for 2017