Holiday Inn owner to ditch mini shampoos to save seas

LONDON (AP) — The fight to save the seas from plastic waste may mean the end for mini bottles of shampoo and other toiletries that hotel guests love to stuff into their luggage. The ...

International hotel chains target Taiwan despite visitor numbers flattening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three new hotels opened up in Taiwan earlier this week, showing the country’s hotel and hospitality business is doing fairly well despite visitor numbers levelling o...

Snag these hotel loyalty perks, even if you're disloyal

Hotel loyalty benefits — such as access to room upgrades, late checkout and other amenities — aren't reserved only for the most faithful, highest-spending customers anymore. With the right credit card...

U.S. Project-Based Business Travel Spend Topped $45 Billion in 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--In 2017, project-based business travel spending reached $45.4 billion USD, comprising 15 percent of all U.S. business travel spending, according to a fi...

UserTesting Doubles Revenue and Hires Andy MacMillan as CEO to Meet Customer Demand for Human Insights

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--UserTesting, the leading on-demand human insights platform, today announced that Andy MacMillan has joined the company as chief executive officer ...

HYATT CENTRIC SAN ISIDRO LIMA Y HYATT CENTRIC LAS CONDES SANTIAGO ABREN EN PERÚ Y CHILE

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--may. 9, 2018--Hyatt Hotels Corporation  (NYSE:H) anunció el día de hoy la apertura de Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago con 166 habitaciones y de Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lim...

Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima and Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago Open in Peru and Chile

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--Hyatt Hotels Corporation  (NYSE:H) today announced the opening of the 166-room Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago, and the opening of the 254-room Hyatt Centric S...

Tru by Hilton Expands its Texas Footprint with New Downtown San Antonio Property

SAN ANTONIO & MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 25, 2018--Hilton ’s (NYSE: HLT) midscale hotel brand, Tru by Hilton, is expanding its footprint in Texas with a new property opening in downtown San...

AI has a dirty little secret: It's powered by people

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There's a dirty little secret about artificial intelligence: It's powered by an army of real people. From makeup artists in Venezuela to women in conservative pa...

Premier Opens Holiday Inn Perth City Centre Redevelopment

PERTH, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 31, 2016--The redeveloped Holiday Inn Perth City Centre was tonight officially opened by The Premier and Minister for Tourism. In his remarks, the Premier said t...

Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel chain

NEW YORK (AP) -- Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company.Marriott International closed Friday morning on its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Reso...

Marriott buys rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion

NEW YORK (AP) -- Marriott International is buying rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion in a deal that will secure its position as the world's largest hotelier.The stock-and-cash deal, if compl...

What's in a hotel name? Guests try to decipher the mystery

NEW YORK (AP) -- Today's traveler faces a bewildering choice of hotel brands with similar-sounding and confusing names. Want to stay at a Hyatt? Take your pick. There's Hyatt Regency, Park Hyatt, Gran...