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Inside Hotel-Online Today         November 20, 2017
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5 Ways AI Is Transforming Hotel Marketing
With an AI foundation, hotel marketers can make better decisions, faster, even automatically, for the betterment of guests and the business. 
 
Market Pulse: Hotel Demand Takes Flight at LAX / Jessica White
The airport reached a new peak in passenger volume in 2016, which grew 7.0% over the prior year, and this trend continued through the September 2017 year-to-date period. 
 
Indirect Benefits of LED Conversions / Larry Mogelonsky
Converting to LED lighting is a standard practice these days with numerous benefits beginning with energy savings and reduced unit costs.
 
Hotels Leave the Light on for Immigrants, as Tennessee Hospitality Industry Shows
For ambitious workers, the hotel industry is no place to rest. The hotel industry is a very diverse industry and one where if you work hard, and maybe you don't have a college education, you can still thrive.
 
5 Things Hotel Marketers Are Thankful for This Thanksgiving According to Tambourine
They are using these sites to boost direct bookings instead of relying on OTAs and paying high commissions.
 
PolyU Relaunches Online MicroMasters in International Hospitality Management
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will relaunch its MicroMasters in International Hospitality Management programme in 2018
 
Brazil Hospitality Group (BHG) Enters Partnership with AccorHotels for Management of 17 of BHG’s Owned Hotels
BHG will invest approximately R$ 300 million, in the next four years, in the renovation and repositioning of the 17 hotels that will progressively receive the flags of AccorHotels.
 
MBC Partners Break Ground on New Build 153-Room WaterWalk Hybrid Hotel and Apartment Concept in Richardson, Texas
The planned two-building, four-story, has a projected opening date of November 2018.





 
IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan, a Joint Venture, Enters Agreement to Launch New Hotel Indigo® Hakone Gora in Japan
The agreement with GHS K.K. and Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. will bring the first Hotel Indigo® to Japan and is scheduled to open in 2019
 
Heritage Inn and Suites of Las Vegas and Tharaldson Hospitality Management Company Open the Homewood Suites by Hilton Las Vegas City Center
With 158 new suites, the hotel will cater to the 42.9 million people visiting Las Vegas annually.
 
Robert Finvarb Companies Opens the New Build $65 Million Residence Inn Miami Sunny Isles Beach
The 19-story hotel is home to 194 all-studio suites
 
Developed and Owned by Button Block Holdings, LLC and Managed by Kinseth Hospitality Companies, Homewood Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown Opens
"With over 22.5 million visitors a year** frequenting the Wisconsin Center, the BMO Harris Bradley Center and several Fortune 500 companies, Milwaukee has become a top choice for business and convention travel," said Tammy Fraley, general manager. 
 
Adrian Oyekanmi Appointed as Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Adrian joined Carlson in April 2017 as Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing. Since then, he has worked to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic sourcing strategy build to improve value proposition for the entire hotel portfolio and its owners.
 
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino Appoints Anthony Armas as Director of Sales and Marketing
Armas Brings 20 Years of Hospitality Experience to the Newly Renovated Resort
 
Hyatt Regency Maui Appoints Klara Crocco as New Director of Marketing and Communications
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa announces the appointment of Klara Crocco as its new director of marketing and communications.

 

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