Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Marriott, AHLEI partner for hospitality training program in China

8/29/2014

  • HotelsMag.com (free registration)

Marriott International has partnered with the AH&LA Educational Institute and Nankai University to launch a hotel education and training program in China. The Marriott Apprentice Program consists of a… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Column: Marketing tactics to grow your business

8/29/2014

  • Travel Research Online

Strategies such as networking, public relations and word-of-mouth marketing are key to an agency expanding its base of potential clients, Richard Earls writes. The goal is for people to automatically … Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Steps to Make Your Meeting Go Viral

8/28/2014

Seed your crowd with viable content and fertilize it with social media for great reach. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Ala. business combines salon with quirky shop

8/29/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

Sisters Rebekah Loper and Rachel McMurray have opened The Vine Boutique & Salon in Daphne, Ala. The facility is a combination of hip retail shop and hair salon. "We're not necessarily following all th… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

ME by Melia to enter U.S. with Miami property

8/28/2014

  • Miami Herald (tiered subscription model), The

Melia Hotels International plans to open an ME by Melia hotel in Miami. The hotel will be the brand's first property in the U.S. The former Casa Moderna and Tempo is set to reopen in 2015 as the 129-r… Read More