Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Lower Manhattan hotel pipeline filling up amid strong demand

10/1/2014

  • Commercial Observer (New York City), The

STR reports that 3,292 rooms in 17 hotels are in the pipeline in Lower Manhattan, denoting a 35% increase in room count and a 30% increase in hotel count year over year. The development boom is a resp… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Tour operators focus on family, intimate experiences for 2015

10/1/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Tour operators Trafalgar and Abercrombie & Kent's 2015 brochures show a focus on deep cultural immersion and family-friendly experiences. Trafalgar has added 11 itineraries under its new Hidden Journe… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Delta sommelier describes challenges of in-flight wine

9/30/2014

  • Forbes

Selecting wines to serve in-flight presents a challenge, experts say. Andrea Immer Robinson, a master sommelier who helps Delta Air Lines choose vintages, said she looks for "real presence on the pala… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

What's ahead for beauty

10/1/2014

  • New Zealand Herald, The

From the use of technology in stores to educate customers and let them digitally try new looks, to cosmetics that draw on scientific advances and refined beauty treatments that use less product in mor… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Las Vegas hoteliers bet big on boutiques

10/1/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

In Las Vegas, boutique hotels are fast becoming the main hotel game in town, with smaller, trendier properties cropping up in downtown and on the Strip. Among the newcomers are The Cromwell, the D, an… Read More