Hotels

Marriott unifies its loyalty programs

Marriott International has officially unified the Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards programs, two years after its acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts.<p>The new Marriott Rewards program now has 110 million members. Those travelers have their choice of 29 …

Hospitality

Eva Longoria Gets Back to Work with a Little Help from Baby Santiago

The <i>Overboard</i> star shared a photo from the production office of the upcoming ABC show, <i>Grand Hotel</i>, which she’s executive producing. Little Santiago …

Miami Beach

Aloft Hotels Installs 'Shower Studios' for UMG-Assisted Talent Competition in Europe

In a new partnership announced on Tuesday (Aug. 21), Universal Music Group has decided to pair up with Aloft Hotels, Marriott International’s outpost …

Universal Music

A Deep Dive Into Marriott 2018: Assessing the Power of an Integrated Company

by Rebecca Stone + Skift Team - Aug 2018<p>Hospitality<p>Skift Research Take<p>Two years have passed since Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood, but the …

Hospitality

Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, and Starwood Officially Combine Loyalty Programs

The major move makes it easier to earn points for free nights at more than 6,700 hotels.<p>It's a done deal: Travelers who’d been in the Starwood Preferred Guest and Ritz-Carlton Rewards loyalty programs are now Marriott Rewards members. The world’s biggest hotel brand wrapped the long-promised …

Hospitality

No one looks good with Disney’s busted hotel deal

Last week was an ugly one for both the Disneyland Resort and the City of Anaheim. Disneyland announced it was suspending plans to build a luxury …

Walt Disney Company

Waldorf Hotel Renovations Continue Despite Pressure on Owner Anbang

Anbang Insurance Group Co. is moving forward with renovations to Manhattan’s Waldorf Astoria amid expectations the embattled Chinese company will …

Hospitality

Downtown Dallas Sheraton due for big reno with biergarten, cocktails

A downtown Dallas hotel with a long history is getting a makeover. The Sheraton Dallas Hotel -- part of Marriott International Inc. -- has begun …

Texas

Reston Station Is DC Area's 2nd Largest Project: Report

An estimated $690 million in development is going on at the site.<p>RESTON, VA -- It's no secret that Reston continues to be in a development boom, but …

Marriott International

RBC: Hedge funds are piling into these 12 stocks unlike any others on the market

The most popular stocks among hedge funds saw little turnover during the second quarter, according to regulatory filings parsed by RBC Capital Markets.<p>Tech stocks like Facebook and Microsoft remained the darlings even after much public scrutiny over how they handle users' data.<p>Beyond the most …

Markets

Seda Ayala Center open for business

AYALA Land Inc.’s flagship hotel Seda Ayala Center Cebu is now open, eight months after it started an overhaul.<p>Frances Alfafara, director of sales …

Hospitality

NorCal restaurant wins international 'best of the best' luxury travel award

The Restaurant at Meadowood Napa Valley offers the best luxury dining experience in the world, according to thousands of industry experts.<p>Virtuoso Life Magazine selected the St. Helena restaurant as one of the "Best of the Best" winners of its annual luxury hotelier awards. Virtuoso is a network …

Hospitality

LUXCARA GmbH: Private Company Information - Bloomberg

August 21, 2018 11:51 AM ET<p>Capital Markets<p>Company Overview of LUXCARA GmbH<p>Company Overview<p>LUXCARA GmbH is a private equity specializing in …

Renewable Energy

Coworking office with private whiskey lounge to open in downtown Dallas

One of Dallas' original coworking concepts has a new satellite office in the works, this one downtown. <b>Common Desk</b>, the Dallas-based coworking company …

Texas

Traffic jams expected around new Edmonton International Airport Costco

The Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is warning passengers to allow more time to reach the terminal this week because of traffic created by the …

Airports

Dayton sees new hotel room explosion: What’s really going on

The combined 675 new hotel rooms planned for six new buildings in the Dayton area are another sign of a healthy economy that boasts low interest …

Real Estate

10 Best Luxury Hotels in Marrakech

Escape into an exotic world of culture, art and tradition at one of Marrakech's best luxury hotels...

Fashion (Australia)

Bessborough Hotel to undergo major renovations

The Delta Bessborough Hotel in downtown Saskatoon is set to undergo substantial renovations.<p>The renovations are expected to begin at the beginning of …

Canadian News

Marriott to bring two more brands to India

Marriott International Inc., which has 30 brands under its banner, is planning to bring two more brands to India soon, said a senior executive of the …

Hospitality

Please explain R500 000 for ministers' braai areas - Scopa

South Africans cannot be expected to pay R500 000 in taxes towards braai areas at ministerial homes, Parliament's Standing Committee on Public …

Business (South Africa)

Flybe awards UK PR account to ad agency

The Bristol agency, part of advertising behemoth McCann Worldgroup, had already been taken on – last November – as Flybe’s marketing partner, …

Public Relations

Cheryl reportedly worried about Liam Payne introducing their son to new women

Cheryl is reportedly worried about her son Bear as her ex Liam Payne has been spotted out and about with other women.<p>The One Direction star has …

Liam Payne

Great British Holiday competition winner announced

We would like to thank the tens of thousands of people who took the time to enter the Great British Holiday competition to win an all-expenses-paid, …

English Gardens

Pilot Hotels: a new luxury hotel brand

Hotel Château du Grand-Lucé, France<p><b>American private investor Marcy Holthus launches an exclusive boutique luxury hotel brand: Pilot Hotels.</b> …

Hospitality

Oceana Grill sues Gordon Ramsay, says reality show was faked: report | NOLA.com

In 2011, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, as famous for screaming as his cooking, came to New Orleans and filmed an episode of "Kitchen Nightmares" at …

New Orleans

Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Co leave Hilton hotel in Croydon for light training session as Jurgen Klopp prepares his squad for Crystal Palace

Liverpool's players left their Croydon base for a training session on Monday morning as Jurgen Klopp puts the final touches on his preparations for …

Soccer

Q & A: Catching Up With Marriott’s F&B Head Dana Pellicano

NEW YORK <i>Dana Pellicano is the vice president of food and beverage experience for Marriott International, Americas. She has more than 20 years of</i> …

Hospitality

The Mexican Caribbean Offers Experiences Beyond its Famous Favorites

<b>WHY IT RATES:</b> <i>The Mexican Caribbean offers travelers a plethora of unforgettable experiences beyond the popular tourist zone</i>—<i>Eric Bowman, TravelPulse</i> …

Mexico

A Modern Apartment in St. Petersburg Inspired by a Luxury Hotel Suite

A young couple in St. Petersburg, Russia requested MS-A to design their apartment as if it was a high-end hotel suite with the main living area and …

Living Rooms

Grilling 24/7 | Steven Raichlen's Project Fire

Full Episodes<p>The time of day or night matters little to the world's hardcore pit masters, who think nothing of firing up grills or smokers or …

Cooking