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AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Marriott unveils global content studio

9/30/2014

  • Variety
  • HotelierMiddleEast.com (United Arab Emirates)

Marriott International has launched a new studio in charge of creating and distributing content across a variety of media platforms and to its properties worldwide. The move comes as brands are increa… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Hurtigruten introduces short sailings to the Arctic

9/30/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Hurtigruten said it will offer new cruises of less than a week long around the Arctic region beginning in the summer of 2015. The sailings will be operated by the 150-passenger MS Nordstjernen, depart… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Analyst: Chicago shutdown could affect airfares

9/30/2014

  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

The shutdown of Chicago-area airports after a fire closed a regional air traffic-control facility will cost airlines hundreds of millions of dollars, says Mike Boyd, chairman of Boyd Group Internation… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

The season's hot hairstyles

9/30/2014

  • SheKnows.com

Easy ballerina buns, braids, ponytails, center parts and slicked-back hair are all heating up for fall. This article gives tips on achieving the most up-to-date versions of these style classics for cl… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Report: Even as hotel rooms grow, occupancy stays high

9/30/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

Hotel occupancy has remained robust in the U.S., as demand grows even faster than the pace of construction, a new analysis from STR Analytics shows. The study shows the August 2014 occupancy is the hi… Read More