North Point Hospitality Group is being neighborly this week when it celebrates the grand opening of its dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites by Hilton in Atlanta.
The first dual-branded hotel in Georgia, the Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton, has opened in Midtown Atlanta. The 12-story hotel features 136 Hilton Garden Inn rooms and suites, and 92 Homewood studio and one-bedroom suites on 10th Street near the I-85/I-75 Downtown Connector. Together, they have five meeting rooms with more than […]
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts is joining forces with the Partnership for a Healthier America, which works with the private sector and first lady Michelle Obama to discover solutions to childhood obesity. Hyatt has pledged to develop healthier children’s menus that will meet MyPlate standards and reduce the calories, sugar and sodium content on its full-service […]
At a recent global owners meeting in Orlando, Hilton Worldwide distributed iPads to 1,700 attendees staying at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando hotels. Preloaded with a “virtual concierge” app, the iPads allowed attendees to schedule wake-up calls, request housekeeping, arrange transportation, make dinner reservations and even request drinks be brought to […]
For the next two years, Hilton Worldwide is prohibited from creating any hotel brand that might compete with Starwood in the “lifestyle hotel or branded boutique space,” a federal court decreed. An independent monitor also will be keeping watch on Hilton to ensure trade secrets stolen from Starwood aren’t put to use. Starwood Hotels & […]
The Houston Convention Center Hotel Corp. has put its 1,200-room convention center hotel up for sale. Any purchase would have to be approved by the City Council, which may use sale profits to fund the construction of a second convention center hotel on the north end of Discovery Green, an idea the council bandied about earlier this year.