Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

STR: Development slow for budget sector despite revenue, occupancy gains

9/12/2014

  • HotelNewsNow.com

Revenue per available room for the economy segment was up 8.5% year to date through July, building on three consecutive years of RevPAR growth and buoyed by 3.9% and 4.4% increases in occupancy and av… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Stricter IATAN recertification audits leave some agencies frazzled

9/12/2014

  • TravelMarketReport.com

Accreditor IATAN is taking a hard stance against hosted independent contractors who registered their business as S-corporations, LLCs or sole proprietorships instead of under the association's "indepe… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Future Leaders Forum: Her Future's So Bright

9/11/2014

The Future Leaders Forum had an influence on Kelly Robinson's future plans. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Neal's Yard Organic Spa debuts in Portugal

9/12/2014

  • HotelChatter

The first Neal's Yard Organic Spa to open outside of the U.K. has launched at Vivenda Miranda in Portugal. Treatments at the subterranean spa include Invigorating Frankincense and Mandarin body scrubs… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Hotel menu changes should benefit guests, experts say

9/11/2014

  • Hotel Interactive

Changing a hotel menu can be a challenging process, but experts say it's the key to keeping offerings fresh and interesting for guests. "It's a big challenge, but you want to stay current. I want to k… Read More