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Aimbridge Hospitality expands Caribbean footprint

Dallas-based hotel management company Aimbridge Hospitality has added six Caribbean resorts to its portfolio.  The resorts include the Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino, set to reopen later this year following a renovation; the Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residence, currently under construction with opening scheduled for fall 2021; …

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PwC Hospitality Directions US August 2019

The US lodging industry appears to be at an inflection point, driven by a combination of decelerating demand as well as continued economic and global trade risks. Recent weak performance and decelerating forward trends suggest a continued deceleration in top line performance through at least next year. Second quarter results …

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Top 10 Hotel Budget Review Tips – By David Lund

When you are reviewing a hotel budget you want to ask the right questions – the ones that will yield the biggest treasure. You see, the game of budgets in most hotel companies where the corporate or regional master needs to approve the plan before it is presented to the …

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Case Study: AKA, the Global Leader in Luxury Hotel Residences, Provides A Personalized Resident Experience Using Maestro Multi-Property Cloud PMS

AKA is a portfolio of 12 unique properties, located in prime locations including New York City, Los Angeles, London, Washington DC and Philadelphia. What makes the AKA Collection distinctive is its long-stay business model that offers sophisticated furnished residences with exceptional business, wellness, and lifestyle amenities. AKA balances the space …

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4 hotels open on the West Coast

A dual-branded Residence Inn by Marriott/Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott and a Hyatt Place opened earlier this month in California. A second Residence Inn by Marriott will debut later this week in Washington.   InfiniPower Hospitality Group opened the dual-branded Residence Inn/Fairfield Inn in San Jose, Calif., earlier this month. …

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Mama Shelter opens newest property in France

Mama Shelter has opened its latest property in the French city of Lille near the Belgian border. Close to two major train stations and the Rem Koolhaas-designed Euralille business district, the Mama Shelter Lille has 112 guestrooms designed by Jalil Amor.  Public space includes a restaurant, an outdoor terrace, four rentable studios, a 46-seat …

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Sternlicht turning Toronto’s Thompson into Canada’s first 1 Hotel

Starwood Capital Group CEO/Chairman Barry Sternlicht is bringing his 1 Hotels brand to Canada. Starwood Capital GroupCEO/Chairman Barry SternlichtPhoto credit: Christopher Michel The upcoming 1 Hotel Toronto is being developed in partnership with Mohari Hospitality, a global real estate investment company and owner of the building, which currently operates as the Thompson …

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