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Who in the planning and event industry doesn’t like a respite in a hotel bar? Well, hotels across the country are stirring up something new — juice bars. It’s all part of Americans’ let’s-get-healthy kick. Options include packages that offer a daily variety of juices and bars where guests can create their own juice. Hotels […]
Eco-friendly practices, better technology and in-hotel health amenities are major drivers in today’s hospitality industry, according to the most recent 2012 Lodging Survey from the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA). The survey, taken every other year, polled more than 52,000 U.S. hotel properties on such items as in-room amenities, security and technology, food & […]
Virgin, the company best known for its pop music label, trendy cell phones and affordable airline service, has announced that it will invest $500 billion into an eponymous collection of hotels. Virgin Hotels is expected to launch within 18 months as a four-star establishment, with properties offering 150-400 rooms and customized and efficient amenities that […]
International India’s Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts named Thomas Lind its vice president of operations; Roger Wright became its general manager. Ana Maria Viscasillas was named board chairwoman of Best Cities Global Alliance. National Bob Gilbert became CEO of Travika, a specialized travel and hospitality consultancy group. David Gabri, president and CEO of the Association […]
New hires and promotions throughout the meetings and hospitality industry.