News


1/23/2015
Sabre and Expedia Announce Expedia's Acquisition of Travelocity
January 23, 2015 - Expedia, Inc. has acquired the Travelocity brand and other associated assets from Sabre Corporation for $280 million in cash.



1/21/2015
SiteMinder Secures Sercotel Chain to Cement Growing Footprint in Spanish Hotel Market
January 21, 2015 - SiteMinder, a provider of online distribution technology, has announced that it has secured one of Spain's largest hotel chains, Sercotel, to cement its growth in the Spanish hotel market.



1/21/2015
Hilton Worldwide President and CEO to Receive HSMAI Albert E. Koehl Award
January 21, 2015 - Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton Worldwide, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International's (HSMAI) Albert E. Koehl Award for lifetime achievement in hospitality marketing.



1/20/2015
HITEC 2015 Online Registration and Housing Bureau Open
January 20, 2015 - Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has announced that the housing bureau and attendee registration for the 2015 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) are now available online.



1/20/2015
Mark Wanner Joins Sceptre Hospitality Resources as Chief Operations Officer
January 20, 2015 - Sceptre Hospitality Resources (SHR) has announced the addition of Mark Wanner as chief operations officer.



1/20/2015
Jason Wischoff Appointed Vice President Development Accor UK and Ireland
January 20, 2015 - Accor has appointed Jason Wischoff as vice president development for Accor U.K. and Ireland, effective Jan. 1, 2015.



1/19/2015
BirchStreet Procure-to-Pay Solution Selected by Baha Mar
January 19, 2015 - Baha Mar has selected BirchStreet to provide its procure-to-pay solution for all properties and entities inside the resort.



1/15/2015
Datavision Business Intelligence Installed at AKA Serviced Residences
January 15, 2015 - Datavision has announced installation at AKA Serviced Residences to consolidate information from PMS for multiple properties.



1/15/2015
Duetto Partners with Vantage Hospitality Group
January 15, 2015 - Duetto has partnered with Vantage Hospitality Group, Inc. to make its Revenue Strategy Solutions available to more than 1,200 hotels operating under multiple brands within the Vantage system.



1/14/2015
Kennebunkport Resort Collection Moves to the Cloud with ATRIO PMS and Duetto
January 14, 2015 - PAR Springer-Miller Systems, Inc. has announced that Kennebunkport Resort Collection has chosen ATRIO® PMS as its cloud property management system and Duetto's Revenue Strategy solutions for revenue management at its eight properties in Kennebunkport, Maine.



1/14/2015
Hilton Americas-Houston Transforms In-Room Entertainment with Bulk TV
January 14, 2015 - Bulk TV & Internet has announced a television partnership with the Hilton Americas-Houston, a convention hotel in Houston, Texas.



1/13/2015
InvoTech Uniform and Linen Systems Implemented at JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo
January 13, 2015 - InvoTech Systems, Inc. has announced that the JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo is using its RFID technology to track and manage 2,000 uniforms and 15,000 linen items with increased efficiency and reduced labor and losses.



1/13/2015
Merchant Link Adds Verifone Device Support to TransactionLink™ for EMV
January 13, 2015 - Merchant Link has announced that it has added Verifone device support to its TransactionLink™ middleware solution to enable easy EMV and contactless payment acceptance on integrated POS (iPOS) systems.



1/13/2015
Clear Sky Software Reduces Cost and Labor at Hotel Nikko San Francisco
January 13, 2015 - Clear Sky Software, Inc. has announced that The Hotel Nikko San Francisco has implemented its food and beverage inventory control system to help manage all food and beverage inventory.



1/13/2015
Agilysys Announces Latest Version of Analytics Solution
January 13, 2015 - Agilysys, Inc. has announced the general availability of the latest version of its business intelligence solution, Agilysys Analytics.



1/8/2015
Grayshott Deploys PAR Springer-Miller's ATRIO PMS
January 08, 2015 - PAR Springer-Miller Systems, Inc. has announced that Grayshott has chosen ATRIO® PMS as its cloud property management system for its hotel and heal spa in Surrey, U.K.



1/8/2015
eRevMax Selected by Canadian Hotel Chain
January 08, 2015 - Monte Carlo Inns, an independent hotel chain in Canada, has selected eRevMax to provide its price intelligence solution to all of the hotels in its group.



1/7/2015
INNCOM Energy Management System Implemented at Westin Buckhead Atlanta
January 07, 2015 - The Westin Buckhead Atlanta has implemented an INNCOM Energy Management System as part of a comprehensive strategy to support its Starwood Hotels and Resorts' '30/20 by 20' environmental initiatives.



1/7/2015
Maestro PMS Launches Web Development Services
January 07, 2015 - Maestro PMS™ has announced new website development services to increase online presence and boost revenue for independent operators.



1/7/2015
Agilysys Attains Gold Certified Status in Microsoft Partner Program
January 07, 2015 - Agilysys, Inc. has announced that it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program, with a competency in the Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software Solutions categories.



1/7/2015
Exceptional Year for WindsurferCRS by Sceptre Hospitality Resources
January 07, 2015 - Sceptre Hospitality Resources' WindsurferCRS underwent many enhancements and feature releases during 2014 to better serve hotels and their guests.



1/6/2015
Top Luxury Hotels and Resorts Select ResortSuite for 2015
January 06, 2015 - ResortSuite has announced that its hospitality management platform has been selected at luxury hotels and resorts that will convert in 2015.



12/31/2014
Hilton Worldwide Launches Digital Check-in and Room Selection Technology
December 31, 2014 - Hilton Worldwide has announced that its digital check-in and room selection technology is now live across more than 4,100 hotels spanning 11 brands worldwide.



12/23/2014
Thirty-eight Hyatt Hotels to be Managed by Aimbridge Hospitality
December 23, 2014 - Thirty-eight Hyatt Select Service Hotels were acquired by Lone Star Funds and will be managed by Aimbridge Hospitality, one of the nation's largest independent hotel management and investment firms.



12/23/2014
Mike Leven Honored by HSMAI Las Vegas
December 23, 2014 - Mike Leven was honored by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Las Vegas board of directors upon his retirement from Las Vegas Sands last week.



12/22/2014
More Than 5,000 Attend BDNY, a Growth of 21 Percent
December 22, 2014 - Hospitality Media Group (HMG) announced its fifth annual Boutique Design New York (BDNY) attracted more than 5,000 hospitality design professionals this year, a 21 percent growth in attendance.



12/22/2014
Hampton Hotels Announces New Hotel in Hawaii, Boosts Expansion in all 50 U.S. States
December 22, 2014 - Hampton Hotels announced it has signed a new property in Hawaii, the last U.S. state without a Hampton hotel to date.



12/19/2014
C&D Tourism and Hotels Grows Group Business with Newmarket Solutions
December 19, 2014 - Newmarket International, Inc. has announced that Xiamen C&D Tourism and Hotels Incorporation (C&D Tourism and Hotels) has selected Delphi 2015 and N2GO to expand its group business.



12/19/2014
Sceptre Hospitality Resources Partners with Flip.to
December 19, 2014 - Sceptre Hospitality Resources has announced its partnership with Flip.to to boost brand awareness and generate new guests around the world.



12/18/2014
Hotelogix Revamps Support Initiative to Ensure Customer Success with Cloud-Based PMS
December 18, 2014 - Hotelogix has added new account managers to its team to ensure best practices support for all of its customers.