Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Hotel leaders: Compete with Airbnb on experience

9/17/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

With the rise of sharing-economy lodging providers such as Airbnb, it's clear that hoteliers must do more to provide a unique hotel experience that travelers cannot receive during a home stay, hotel l… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Carnival renews Great Vacation Guarantee

9/17/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Carnival Cruise Lines is extending its Great Vacation Guarantee for one more year amid the positive response it got from customers. Since its introduction last September, 4.5 million people have cruis… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Marriott launches program to encourage tips for housekeepers

9/16/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Marriott International this week began providing envelopes in its hotel rooms as part of The Envelope Please, a program aimed at encouraging guests to tip housekeeping staff. The program is a partners… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Comprehensive acne treatment for diverse skin colors

9/17/2014

  • Skin Inc. magazine

This in-depth article discusses the causes of acne and the most effective treatments for the condition, with a special emphasis on treating darker skin tones. Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Las Vegas' Cromwell debuts with boutique feel

9/16/2014

  • TravelPulse

With rooms reminiscent of Paris apartments and a combination beach club-nightclub on the rooftop, the Cromwell is a 188-room Las Vegas hotel with a boutique-hotel feel. Another key feature: the Giada … Read More