Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

PKF: Caribbean hotels saw 18.6% operating income growth in 2013

8/22/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Caribbean hotels recorded an 18.6% increase in average net operating income in 2013, marking the third consecutive year of double-digit percentage growth in the metric, PKF Consulting USA reports in i… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Historic temples and scenic vistas draw faithful travelers to Mount Wutai

8/22/2014

Tucked away in northeastern China and far from the country's urban cacophony stands Mount Wutai, a sacred set of peaks in a rugged mountain chain renowned for its stunning vistas. Considered a holy hu… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Trim Your F&B Budget Without Skimping on the Experience

8/21/2014

As with many staples, the cost of food has skyrocketed in the last few years. This creates a significant challenge: Clients who want the "wow" treatment at less than "wow" prices. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Makeup trends revisit the '90s

8/22/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

This year's makeup trends harken back to the 1990s, Rachel Syme writes, with updates that put a modern twist on the vintage look. Harsh lip and nail colors are somewhat toned down, and pale skin is ge… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Unique hotel trends add flair to summer cocktails

8/22/2014

  • HotelChatter

In-house barrel-aged and private label spirits are becoming major trends in hotel cocktails. For example, The U.S. Grant in San Diego is producing an in-house barrel-aged Chartreuse using reverse eng… Read More