Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Kansas City Marriott sold to Carey Watermark Investors

11/21/2014

  • GlobeSt.com

Carey Watermark Investors has bought the 295-room Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza for close to $57 million. The transaction includes an investment of $14.8 million by Carey Watermark for capi… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Cox & Kings president: New programs are flexible

11/21/2014

  • TravelPulse

Cox & Kings' 2015 offerings include 50 new itineraries and Spotlight Journeys, a new product line that caters to travelers seeking shorter tours in Europe, said president Scott Wiseman. The company's … Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Making the Cut

11/20/2014

SMM is more than expense reduction and will get the attention of clients. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Japanese wine lovers celebrate uncorking with wine bath

11/21/2014

  • NBC News

Wine lovers in Japan celebrated the uncorking of 2014's Beaujolais Nouveau by taking a dip in a wine bath at a hot springs resort west of Tokyo. Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Technology will bring hotels closer to guests, executive says

11/21/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

Sam Shank, co-founder of the application HotelTonight, explains how technology will influence the hotel stay of the future in this article. In Shank's view, mobile technology actually has the potentia… Read More