Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Owner plans to sell Minneapolis Sheraton hotel

7/10/2014

  • American City Business Journals

The 136-room Sheraton Minneapolis Midtown Hotel has been put up for sale by owner Ryan Cos. The property, built in 2005, has a list price of $15.3 million. Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Windstar Cruises to enhance sailings with private land events

7/11/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Each of Windstar Cruises' 2015 itineraries will include a private land experience that highlights the local culture of its destination. Events include workshops on letter-drawing and lantern-making in… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

TSA to require domestic passengers to power up devices

7/9/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Unnamed sources have said that the Transportation Security Administration will ask certain travelers flying within the U.S. to power up their personal electronic devices. The agency recently requested… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Supreme Biotechnologies creating skin-care line

7/10/2014

  • Stuff (New Zealand)

Supreme Biotechnologies of Nelson, New Zealand, is expanding its facilities and debuting a new line of skin-care products endorsed by former Miss Universe Barbara Palacios. The Inspira line will be av… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Stronger future seen for hotel lending

7/10/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

Hotel financing is improving and likely to grow, said a panel of experts at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit Summer Update. Financing terms are getting better, said Neil Freeman, chairman and CE… Read More