Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Meetings segment embraces wellness elements

10/30/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

The new wellness-focused meeting space at the MGM Grand Las Vegas was the result of spiking interest in health and wellness in the group meetings segment, said Mike Dominguez, MGM's senior vice presid… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Visit St. John's to discover the essence of Canada's remote Newfoundland

10/30/2014

Located on the eastern edge of North America, Newfoundland is one of Canada's most remote and rugged provinces, with a fascinating culture that is a product of English, Irish, French and Aboriginal in… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Airplane seats, lavatories getting slimmer

10/30/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Airlines are increasing revenues and reducing the cost of operating their planes by installing new, lighter seats that can be packed closer together. Even lavatories are shrinking on some planes. Pass… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Customers snapping up products made with argan oil

10/30/2014

  • American Public Media/Marketplace

Argan oil is expensive because argan fruit grows only in Morocco, where it must be harvested by hand. The oil is experiencing a surge of interest from beauty-conscious shoppers, who prize its ability … Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Sweet spot: Waldorf Astoria creates new ale

10/30/2014

  • Travel Weekly

The Waldorf Astoria hotel has partnered with an upstate N.Y. brewing company to create a new brew with an ingredient that comes straight from the hotel's rooftop: honey. The ale, Waldorf Buzz, used 50… Read More