Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

TravelClick: Hotels expected to minimize discounting to push revenue

9/23/2014

  • Hotel Management online

Hotel operators in North America are expected to reduce discounting on the transient segment to maximize their revenue per available room amid strong growth in occupancy and average daily rate, Travel… 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

TSA fees to be levied on passengers, not airlines

9/22/2014

  • Hill, The

Air travelers are paying higher fees to support the Transportation Security Administration, but airlines will stop paying fees supporting the agency on Oct 1. The elimination of the fees will level th… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Sensor salon combines tech with nail art

9/22/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

Los Angeles-based design students Kristina Ortega and Jenny Rodenhouse create custom-designed nail art incorporating electronics that can be tailored for a variety of functions. Clients have requested… 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