Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Premier Inn sees an 8.6% increase in Q4 sales

2/26/2015

  • Reuters

Whitbread said like-for-like sales at its Premier Inn hotel business were up 8.6% in the fourth quarter as revenue per available room rose 8.9%. Whitbread is looking to open 5,500 new rooms for Premie… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

For clients heading to the 2015 U.S. Open, nearby Gig Harbor makes a great stop

2/26/2015

The Washington town of Gig Harbor has been enjoying extra attention lately thanks to its close proximity to Chambers Bay, host of the 2015 U.S. Open. But golf tournaments aside, Gig Harbor is a bona f… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Feels So Good

2/26/2015

As the incorporation of wellness elements becomes a growing trend, organizers are discovering that attendees become more alert and comfortable, which produces increased interaction among the group. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

La Bella Vita tempts spa-goers in Zanesville, Ohio

2/26/2015

  • Zanesville Times-Recorder (Ohio) (tiered subscription model)

La Bella Vita, which recently debuted in Zanesville, Ohio, features exclusive products and amenities, including esthetician services, an aromatherapy oxygen bar, milk baths and blow-dry service. "I ju… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Baccarat opens first NYC hotel next month

2/25/2015

  • Forbes

The new Baccarat Hotel and Residences is scheduled to open next month in New York. The 114-room property is Baccarat's first hotel in the city and was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Read More