Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Interstate buys management deals for nearly 70 Rim Hospitality hotels

7/21/2014

  • Hotel Management online

Interstate Hotels & Resorts has bought the management contracts of Rim Hospitality for an undisclosed sum. The transaction will transfer management duties of nearly 70 hotels with more than 10,600 roo… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Crystal Cruises to operate Northwest Passage voyage in 2016

7/21/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Crystal Cruises unveiled the first-ever crossing of the Northwest Passage by a luxury cruise ship, which will depart Aug. 16, 2016, aboard Crystal Serenity. The 32-day voyage will take on an expeditio… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Creating Healthier Meetings

7/17/2014

Dr. Deepak Chopra believes that a healthy setting combined with a healthy diet could produce meeting space and designs that benefit the wellness of attendees and industry professionals. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Natural-hair trend changing beauty industry

7/21/2014

  • Indianapolis Recorder

African-American women are increasingly spurning chemical relaxers and embracing their curls, causing stores to constantly stock products for natural-hair care. Mainstream brands like Pantene and Suav… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Home2 Suites Hotel to launch in Lexington, Ky.

7/21/2014

  • Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

A new extended-stay hotel is being built by Hilton Hotels and Resorts in Lexington, Ky., and is slated to open in March 2015. Hilton describes the Home2 Suites Hotel as "a hip extended-stay hotel expe… Read More