Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Host Hotels' net income rose 31% in Q2

8/1/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Host Hotels and Resorts said earnings during the second quarter rose 31% to $159 million as revenue increased to $1.43 billion from $1.39 billion a year ago. The company reported a 5.1% increase in re… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Interest growing in all-inclusives, Norwegian exec says

8/1/2014

  • TravelMarketReport.com

Strong interest in a past all-inclusive offerings spurred Norwegian Cruise Line to launch its new all-inclusive add-on package, said Andy Stuart, Norwegian's executive VP of global sales. He noted tha… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Could Facebook Damage Business Opportunities?

7/31/2014

Sam Richter discusses damage done to reputations based on Facebook posts. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

August grand opening planned for ice cream bar-influenced nail salon

8/1/2014

  • Wicked Local

Owner Jennifer Nguyen says Averie's Nail Spa, in Cohasset, Mass., will hold its grand opening this month. The salon, which was designed to look like an ice cream bar with chocolate-brown tables and wh… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Column: Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza offers luxury, beach setting

7/31/2014

  • JustLuxe

The new Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza is more luxurious than a guest might expect, writes Jared Paul Stern. He notes that the hotel, which includes 493 rooms, features a spa, a beach club, and Sublimotion, wh… Read More