Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Marriott posts 20% increase in Q3 earnings

10/29/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The
  • Reuters

Marriott International posted profit of $192 million in the third quarter, up 20% from last year, and revenue of $3.46 billion, 9.5% more than the previous year. Global revenue per available room was … Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Martinique among new stops in Disney's Caribbean schedule for 2016

10/29/2014

  • Orlando Sentinel (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

Disney Cruise Lines has added several new destinations on its scheduled Caribbean sailings in 2016. A stop at Tortola, British Virgin Islands, will be part of some eastern Caribbean sailings aboard th… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Hertz's new tour app points out special features on routes

10/27/2014

  • Skift

Hertz's newly launched app, NeverLost Companion, not only shows travelers how to get from point A to point B but can direct them toward points of interest and let them know about events and trendy pla… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Miami's The EPIC Hotel has Halloween costumes for forgetful guests

10/29/2014

  • HotelChatter

The EPIC Hotel in Miami is ready for Halloween, with costumes on hand for guests needing a last-minute get-up, special pumpkin oil massages and aromatherapy in the Exhale Spa, a Halloween candy buffet… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Are boutique hotels "spiritually bankrupt"?

10/29/2014

  • Skift

Boutique hotels, claims Avi Brosh, founder of Paligroup Hotels, "have become spiritually bankrupt." The properties, once unique, Brosh told a group assembled recently at the Skift Global Forum, are "… Read More