Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Baton Rouge Marriott hotel changes hands after auction

9/19/2014

  • Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

An undisclosed investor gained ownership of the 299-room Baton Rouge Marriott hotel in Baton Rouge, La., at an online auction with a bid of $21.4 million. Bidders for the property included developer M… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Experts: Future travel leaning toward experiences, human touch

9/22/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Panelists and speakers at the ASTA Global Convention stressed the growing importance of human contact and "experiential over the material" among consumers. Amadeus executive Carolyn Cauceglia pointed… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Create Healthy Meetings

9/18/2014

Watch Deepak Chopra, New York Times bestselling author of Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul, speak to World Education Congress attendees about his concept of "wellness real estate" and discu… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Mystic Inka Treatment relaxes clients, honors Earth

9/19/2014

  • Skin Inc. magazine

Spas looking to celebrate the approach of fall might offer the Mystic Inka Treatment, which features traditional Andean ingredients to pamper and nurture guests' skin. This article describes the ingre… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Stronger European economy boosts prospects for hotels

9/19/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

Stronger group business and robust demand for travel are boosting performance for European hotels. Elizabeth Winkle, managing director of STR Global, expected demand to grow by 4% to 4.5% for the next… Read More