Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Langham Hospitality allocates $1.5 billion to buy U.S., European hotels

4/23/2014

  • Hotel Management online
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) (free registration)

Langham Hospitality Group is targeting the U.S. and Europe for expansion and has set aside $1.5 billion to acquire assets, CEO Robert Warman said. "We are currently looking at acquisition opportunitie… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

ASTA offers to help Brand USA grow inbound travel

4/24/2014

  • Travel Weekly

During a Tuesday meeting with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, ASTA offered its assistance in driving inbound tourism to the U.S. in collaboration with Brand … Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Startup is designed to give space to travelers who need a "Breather"

4/22/2014

  • Atlantic Cities, The

Frequent business traveler Julien Smith founded Breather out of pure frustration with the lack of places to go to simply take a break or make an uninterrupted call aside from coffee shops and hotel lo… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Ariz.'s Banner Desert hospital embracing essential oils

4/23/2014

  • KTAR-AM/KTAR-FM (Phoenix)

Doctors and staff at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz., are offering essential oils to help patients deal with stress and other side effects of hospital treatments. "I'm very convinced that … Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Plans move ahead for Fla. Fenway Hotel replacement

4/23/2014

  • Tampa Tribune (Fla.), The

A project that would raze the Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Fla., and build a luxury, Mediterranean-style waterfront hotel that looks similar is moving ahead, following a delay last year. "When you walk in… Read More