Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Recent transactions show portfolio deals still attractive

9/22/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

Two multimillion-dollar sales of hotel portfolios last week proved that investor interest in bulk deals has not waned, writes Shawn Turner, finance editor for HotelNewsNow.com. NorthStar Realty Financ… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Travel managers mull effects of SAP-Concur deal

9/23/2014

  • TravelMarketReport.com

Business management technology firm SAP purchased expense management company Concur last week, leaving travel managers wondering if it will lead to changes in Concur's operations. Some expressed conce… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Create Healthy Meetings

9/18/2014

Watch Deepak Chopra, New York Times bestselling author of Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul, speak to World Education Congress attendees about his concept of "wellness real estate" and discu… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa expands in Pa.

9/22/2014

  • Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.), The

The Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa chain has launched a new location in Susquehanna Township, Pa. The spa provides an array of massages, including deep tissue, Swedish, hot stone and sports, as w… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Ice cream + alcohol: Why didn't anyone think of it before?

9/22/2014

  • HotelsMag.com (free registration)

The Langham, Chicago is opening an ice cream parlor for grownups where bourbon, limoncello and even champagne are joined with ice cream to create lavish sundaes. "Ice cream is a year-round craving, an… Read More

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