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Inside Hotel-Online Today         November 14, 2017
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IDeaS G3 RMS Gives New Revenue Opportunity to Resorts and Hotels with Component Room Optimization - an Industry First
Resorts and hotels with component rooms can now automate pricing decisions, reduce the burden of managing complex room types and tailor the guest experience

Hotel Direct Booking Pushes Are Working. What Next? / Sara O’Brien
Everyone in hospitality has an opinion about 2016's direct booking campaigns.

Three Tips to Maximize RevPAR and Increase Guest Love Scores this Fall / Adam Glickman
What started as a Pumpkin Spice Latte favorite at Starbucks, pumpkin spice has morphed into nearly every aspect of consumer goods.

trivago Awards 2018: Top-Rated Hotels in the US
This year, the top-rated hotels have been awarded across six different categories: 5-star, 4-star, 3-star, Alternative Accommodation, Value for Money and Chain Hotel.

Nigeria, Senegal And Cape Verde Dominate the West African Hotel Pipeline with 77% of the Total Planned Hotel Rooms
W Hospitality Group’s 2017 Hotel Chains Pipeline report shows that hotel groups need to tackle lengthy development periods in West Africa

Mobile Websites vs. Apps: The Final Showdown – Part Two / Mike Murray
In the last article, we started comparing and contrasting mobile websites and apps, outlining the pros and cons of mobile websites. Now, let’s talk mobile apps…

Dr. Peter Ricci Scholarship Celebrates Its 5th Year; HSMAI South Florida Chapter Honors Two Graduate Students with the Award
Dr. Peter Ricci, Director of the Hospitality Management Program at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) presented two checks to students Juan Tamayo and Francine Coker.

Shinhwa Theme Park at Jeju Shinhwa World Selects InvoTech Systems to Manage Employees’ Uniform Inventory
InvoTech Uniform Management System Increases Efficiencies and Reduces Operating Costs at New 280,000 Square Meter Shinhwa Theme Park at Jeju Shinhwa World
 
Angie Hospitality Selected to Present Voice-Assistant's Hotel Guest Wi-Fi Innovation at WBA Wireless Global Congress
Developer of world's first 24-hour interactive hotel guest room assistant to present innovative, secure and personal guest room Wi-Fi feature set at leading wireless technology conference

Hospitality Is and Will Remain a Heartfelt Industry / Georges Panayotis
By combining human intelligence and artificial intelligence, we will enable our industry to enrich its soul, avoid the disasters that await us and return to prosperity.
 
Facebook Success for Your Hotel in Three Steps
You know your customers or guests expect you to be on Facebook and so you post three times a week every week whatever comes to mind as you sit at your computer.





 
Summit Hotel Properties to Acquire Four Hotels Totaling 652 Guestrooms for $164 Million, or Approximately $252,000 Per Key
The portfolio includes the 207-guestroom Courtyard New Haven at Yale, the 148-guestroom Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Waltham, the 175-guestroom Residence Inn Cleveland Downtown, and the 122-guestroom Homewood Suites by Hilton Tucson/St. Philip's Plaza University.

HMP Properties Acquires Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Quantico Stafford in Virginia
The seller was an individual owner/operator who developed the hotel in 2013.

Nobu Hotels Partners with Simon for New 150-Room Nobu Hotel Atlanta at Phipps Plaza
Construction is slated to commence in 2018 with a phased opening beginning in spring 2020 for the mall-integrated hotel.

New Boutique Hotel, SOPHY, to Open Summer 2018 in Chicago’s Hyde Park Neighborhood
The 98-room is developed by SMART Hotels and managed by Olympia Hotel Management.

Concord Hospitality Plans Early 2018 Opening for New AC Hotel Gainesville Downtown, Florida
Located steps from the University of Florida, the 144-room hotel is led by General Manager Robert Plutto.

Radisson Blu Opens in Ajman, United Arab Emirates Led by General Manager Siddhartha Sattanathan
The 148-room Radisson Blu Hotel located just a few minutes from the city center and close to the Hamriyah Free Zone.

HMB Management Opens New Homewood Suites by Hilton Allentown Bethlehem Center Valley in Pennsylvania
The 114-suite hotel is led by General Manager Christopher Hickey.

Summit Hotel Properties EVP & CFO Greg Dowell to Retire in 2018; Jonathan Stanner, Current EVP and Chief Investment Officer, to Succeed
Mr. Stanner joined the Company in April 2017 and has become an integral member of the management team. 

HEI Hotels & Resorts Appoints David Friederich as Managing Director of The Whitley Opening Soon in Atlanta's Buckhead Neighborhood
A seasoned leader and innovator in the hospitality realm, Friederich joins The Whitley after six years with the Kessler Collection, most recently as Corporate Vice President of Operations.

Tricia Eschle Named Director of Sales & Marketing at The Westin South Coast Plaza
Eschle returns to the hotel after most recently serving its associate director of sales until last November when she became director of sales for The Inn at Laguna Beach and The Laguna Beach House.

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