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

For off-the-beaten-path Africa, consider the Kingdom of Lesotho

7/10/2014

A mountainous and landlocked kingdom with a population of about 2 million, Lesotho is the only country in the world to be fully surrounded by just one other country -- but it's far more than just a b… 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

Opinion: With hotel market strong, it's time to refurbish

7/9/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

Lobby renovations, upgraded Wi-Fi, refreshed F&B: Now that the hotel market is strong, it's an ideal time for hotels to launch makeovers to improve service and sharpen decor, writes hotel industry edi… Read More