Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Summit to shift focus to property absorption in 2014, CEO says

4/18/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

Summit Hotel Properties sustained a brisk transactions pace in 2013, having bought 19 hotels with a total of 3,033 rooms, and now plans to spend 2014 absorbing its newly acquired hotels into its portf… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Royal Caribbean swaps more ships amid Quantum's Shanghai deployment

4/18/2014

  • Cruise Critic

Royal Caribbean International has announced further changes to its ship deployments during the 2015-2016 summer and winter seasons stemming from the Quantum of the Seas' departure from Bayonne, N.J., … Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

From Football to Food

4/17/2014

When a college turned a sports field into a farm, the F&B provider for an NFL team noticed and a partnership was formed. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Electronic facials use latest technology to rejuvenate skin

4/18/2014

  • MidDevonGazette.co.uk (U.K.)

Seven types of facials can be performed with the new Elemis Biotec machine, only 47 of which have been produced so far. Beauticians must undergo a three-day training session to learn how to administer… Read More

SmartBrief on Luxury Hoteliers

Luxury hospitality news

SmartBrief on Luxury Hoteliers

Published in partnership with: Luxury Hoteliers

Vegas sees boom in star chef-run restaurants

4/17/2014

  • USA Today

Celebrity chefs from Giada de Laurentiis to Daniel Boulud are opening restaurants in the Las Vegas, riding a wave of interest in big-name cooking and renewed economic activity on the Strip. "The resta… Read More