TravelClick Launches Media Intelligence Platform to Drive Direct Booking Revenue for Hotels
March 27, 2017 - TravelClick, a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, announced the launch of the hospitality industry’s only Media Intelligence Platform.

Hilton Appoints Chief Customer Officer
March 24, 2017 - Hilton has named Jonathan (Jon) Witter as chief customer officer. In this newly created role, he will oversee the global brands, marketing, loyalty & partnerships, IT and strategy teams.

Ocean Park Inn Chooses Agilysys rGuest® Solution Suite to Strengthen Operations and Enhance Guest Service
March 23, 2017 - Agilysys, Inc., a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, announced that Ocean Park Inn in San Diego has selected Agilysys’ next-generation cloud-based rGuest® Stay property management system and the rGuest® Pay payment solution to strengthen operations and enhance guest service at the 72-room boutique hotel.

HFTP Launches New Multi-Event Mobile App for Expanding HITEC Brand
March 23, 2017 - Gearing up for its first Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) of 2017, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is excited to announce the launch of its new HITEC 2017 multi-event mobile app – an additional benefit to tailor individual experiences for HITEC attendees.

TravelClick Wins More than 130 Awards for Website Design in 2016
March 23, 2017 - TravelClick, a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, earned 136 awards for website design in 11 competitions throughout 2016.

HFTP’s HITEC Amsterdam High Pre-registration Count Illustrates Hospitality Vitality – Stakeholders’ Support for the Industry
March 22, 2017 - With the 600+ pre-registered attendees for next week’s inaugural HITEC Amsterdam, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is interpreting the strong interest as a sign of vitality for the hospitality industry and its stakeholders.

David Cox to Lead Springer-Miller’s Industry-Leading Support Team
March 21, 2017 - Springer-Miller Systems (SMS), one of the leading provider of guest-centric hospitality and spa management systems, announced David Cox has joined Springer-Miller Systems as senior director of support.

Marriott Announces Investment in PlacePass, a Travel Experiences Solution
March 21, 2017 - Marriott International, Inc., a leader in providing guests with customized experiential travel opportunities, announced it has invested in PlacePass, a pioneering provider of travel technology solutions offering travelers a leading online meta-search platform for in-destination experiences.

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts Becomes First Hotel Group To Globally Implement Oracle Hospitality OPERA Cloud Amidst Accelerated Growth Phase
March 21, 2017 - Oracle announced the successful implementation of Oracle Hospitality OPERA Cloud property management software at over 30 Movenpick hotels in 10 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

Marriott International Maps Future Growth at Investor Day Growing Global
March 21, 2017 - Marriott International will unveil the company's three-year growth plan, which includes opening approximately one hotel every 14 hours around the world, at its meeting with security analysts and institutional investors at the New York Marriott Marquis. 

SiteMinder Receives a Top hotel Star Award for the Third Straight Year
March 21, 2017 - SiteMinder, one of the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platforms, was announced a recipient of its third consecutive Top hotel Star Award, as voted on by readers of Germany’s most widely-circulated trade publication, Top hotel, for its online distribution platform, The Channel Manager.

Saybrook Point Inn Treats Guests to High Speed Internet Services from Comcast Business
March 20, 2017 - Comcast Business announced that Saybrook Point Inn, a luxury Connecticut inn featuring elegant accommodations, fine dining and premier spa services, is using Comcast Business Ethernet, Internet, Phone and Video offerings to provide guests with high-quality technology services as well as improve inn operations.

Digital Signage Expo 2017 Announces Limited Seating for Guided Installation Tour & Industry Roundtables
March 20, 2017 - Digital Signage Expo (DSE), one of the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks announced that its popular Guided Installation Tour and many of its Industry Roundtable Discussion Groups, all of which feature limited seating, and are on the verge of selling out.

29th annual Hunter Hotel Investment Conference set to host Nation’s Lodging Leaders in Atlanta, March 22 – 24, 2017
March 20, 2017 - Event organizers with the 29th annual Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, one of the nation’s top hotel investment conferences, are preparing for the most informative conference to date on March 22 – 24, 2017, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.  With a line-up of the most recognizable names in hospitality and travel, the conference attracts the highest percentage of hotel owners and investors of any major hotel conference.

RLHC Integrates its Hello Rewards App with Concur to Simplify Business Travel
March 17, 2017 - RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) announced the integration of the Hello Rewards app with Concur®, one of the leading providers of spend management solutions and services. Now available in the Concur App Center, RLHC will provide Concur clients with easy access to stay folios and an enhanced presence on Concur systems.

Wyndham Worldwide Prices $300 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes due 2024 and $400 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes due 2027
March 17, 2017 - Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (the "Company") announced the pricing of the public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its senior unsecured notes due 2024 (the "2024 Notes") and $400 million aggregate principal amount of its senior unsecured notes due 2027 (the "2027 Notes" and collectively with the 2024 Notes, the "notes").

Canyon Ranch Founders Step Down from Pioneering Brand after Nearly 40 Years
March 16, 2017 - Canyon Ranch founders Melvin and Enid Zuckerman, along with Jerrold Cohen, announced their retirement from the legacy brand after nearly 40 years.

Bulk TV Continues its Partnership with Best Western International as an Endorsed TV Provider
March 15, 2017 - Best Western® Hotels & Resorts has renewed its partnership with Bulk TV & Internet (Bulk TV) as an endorsed supplier of free-to-guest TV services to all U.S. based Best Western hotels, which includes over 150,000 rooms.

Spend Visibility & Compliance: How HHM Drives Success
March 15, 2017 - Birchstreet Systems, Inc. announced a joint webinar on how a large hotel management company, Hersha Hospitality Management (HHM), overcame purchasing and compliance challenges.

ResortSuite Founder and Forbes Travel Guide CEO Honor This Year's Winners of the Forbes Travel Guide Awards
March 15, 2017 - Frank Pitsikalis, founder and CEO of ResortSuite, and Gerard J. Inzerillo, Forbes Travel Guide CEO, are pleased to congratulate this year’s winners of the Forbes Travel Guide Awards. Forbes Global Star ratings recognize hotels, restaurants and spas that meet strict hospitality standards.

Michael J. Deitemeyer Named Chief Executive Officer of Interstate Hotels & Resorts
March 15, 2017 - Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C., announced the appointment of Michael ("Mike") J. Deitemeyer as chief executive officer, effective March 23, 2017. He has also been appointed to serve on the board of directors of Interstate effective the same date.

UniFocus promotes Celia Karseno to VP of technology utilization
March 14, 2017 - Celia Karseno has been promoted to vice president of technology utilization for UniFocus, the Dallas-based provider of one of the service industry’s most comprehensive workforce management systems and tools.

Aptech Computer Systems Launches New Service-Focused Website
March 14, 2017 - Aptech Computer Systems, a leading provider of hotel software for business intelligence, budgeting and enterprise financial accounting, launched a new service-focused website.

Merchant Link secures EMV® Chip and PIN Card certifications with TSYS for retail, restaurant and lodging in the United States
March 14, 2017 - Merchant Link, a leading provider of payment gateway and data security solutions, announced today that its TransactionLink™ product together with Ingenico devices has been certified for EMV® Chip and PIN Card acceptance with TSYS for retail, restaurant and lodging in the United States.

StayNTouch, Fuel & reveal how to win guests at every step of the traveler journey in upcoming Webinar
March 14, 2017 - StayNTouch, innovators in mobile technology and property management systems, have teamed up with travel industry and direct booking experts Fuel, and hotel advocacy platform pioneers, for a joint webinar— "The Evolution of Guest Expectations and How Hotels can Exceed the New Demands." The event will help hotels exceed their guests’ evolving expectations to build better guest relationships and drive more repeat business.

FCS Computer Systems Becomes First Company in Malaysia to be Awarded ‘Secured Software Assurance Certificate’
March 14, 2017 - FCS Computer Systems (FCS), a leading comprehensive hospitality solutions and services provider, has become the first company with operations in Malaysia to be awarded the Secured Software Assurance Certificate by TÜV Nord and LE Global Services (LGMS).

Agilysys’ Rob Jacks to Give Keynote Address at Academy of Hospitality and Tourism Meeting in Las Vegas
March 13, 2017 - Agilysys, Inc., a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, announced that Rob Jacks, the company’s vice president of professional services, will give the keynote address at the quarterly meeting of the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism (AOHT) in Las Vegas.

LodgIQ™ Expands in 250 Markets with Industry First Self-onboarding Revenue Optimization Platform, LodgIQ ONE™
March 10, 2017 - LodgIQ™ announced the rollout of 250 global markets that are now available on its newest ground-breaking platform, LodgIQ ONE™.

CEO Jim Caldwell Assumes Additional Role of President at Omni Hotels & Resorts
March 10, 2017 - Omni Hotels & Resorts announced that its CEO, Jim Caldwell, will also assume the role of president, effective immediately.

Wyndham Names Barry Goldstein as New Chief Marketing Officer and Appoints Scott Strickland as Chief Information Officer
March 09, 2017 - Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three hospitality business units of Wyndham Worldwide, announced two senior leadership appointments.