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News for October 23, 2014

Rosier Outlook For Small Business As Optimism Returns To Pre-Recession Levels, According To The Fall American Express OPEN Small Business Monitor - Small Businesses Go For Big Data To Better Run Their Enterprises

Hilton Changzhou Marks Hilton Worldwide’s 50th Property In Greater China - The New Hotel Is The First Hilton Hotels & Resorts Property in Changzhou City, China

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Chief Marketing And Commercial Officer Joe Tripodi To Retire; Marcos De Quinto To Become Chief Marketing Officer

IHG® Launches The Holiday Inn Express® brand In Russia, The Holiday Inn Express® Voronezh – Kirova

Meliá Hotels International Continues To Grow In The Middle East And Asia-Pacific With New Hotels In Doha (Qatar) And Bintan (Indonesia)

La Quinta Holdings Inc. Reports Strong Third Quarter 2014 Results - Generated RevPAR Growth Of 8.9% - Achieved Pro forma Adjusted EBITDA Growth Of 13.6% - Increases Full Year 2014 Guidance - Increased Franchise Pipeline To 196 Hotels

Restaurant Customers Are Ready To Use Payment Technology, Says Cornell Study

Autograph Collection Welcomes Atlantis, Paradise Island

News for October 22, 2014

Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Daniel Ruff To Lead EMEA And Indian Ocean Regions

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Continues Asset-Light Strategy With Sale Of The St. Regis, Rome To Constellation Hotels Holding Limited For €110 million (Approximately $150.7 Million USD) – Hotel Will Continue To Be Operated By Starwood Hotels Under A Long-Term Management Contract

Improving Fundamentals And Robust Investor Appetite Fuels Sustained Performance Of U.S. Commercial Real Estate Industry, According To PwC US And Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends In Real Estate® Forecast

Hilton Worldwide Enters Myanmar With First Hilton Hotel In Capital City - Hilton Nay Pyi Taw Opens As The First Of Six Properties In The Myanmar Pipeline

Wearable Technology Future Is Ripe For Growth – Most Notably Among Millennials, Says PwC US - Report Evaluates User Expectations, Innovative Breakthroughs And Industry Adoption To Unlock The Disruptive Technology

U.S. Department Of Commerce Forecasts Continued Strong Growth For International Travel To The United States – 2014-2019

BWI Partners With TripAdvisor On Instant Booking

News for October 21, 2014

New Corporate Appointments At Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Graeme Davis Has Been Promoted To VP Of Operations For The Americas And Jacqueline Pucci Has Been Appointed VP Of Human Resources

Jumeirah Group Appoints Stephan Schüpbach As Vice President Operations

IHG And Grupo Presidente To Extend Successful Relationship - Hospitality Leaders Renew Partnership To Grow Hotel Portfolio In Mexico

Rotana Enters East Africa With Five-Star Hotel And Serviced Apartments - Will Be Part Of The Landmark MNF Square Mixed-Use Project In Dar es Salaam

IHG Third Quarter Interim Management Statement - Strong Third Quarter Performance

Americans Making A List But Checking It Twice This Holiday Season - More Consumers Trimming Their Holiday Lists And Sticking To Budgets This Year - Shopping On Smartphones And Tablets Jumps 53% In Two Years According To American Express Spending & Saving Tracker

Nordic Choice Hotels Opened 2 New Hotels And Launched Next Generation Self-Service

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Actions To Drive Stronger Growth

News for October 20, 2014

Bernadette Wightman Named President Of Cisco Canada

Wyndham Hotel Group’s Rui Barros To Oversee North America Franchise Operations

Aloft Hotels Set To Debut In Columbia, South Carolina – Hotel Is Owned By Lady Vista, LLC, And Managed By Lexington Hospitality - Scheduled To Open In January 2016

The Board Of Directors Of The Coca-Cola Company Elects Timothy K. Leveridge As Vice President

Abacus Partners With Conferma To Launch Virtual Payment Solution In Asia Pacific

PwC Family Business Survey Shows Need To ‘Professionalize’ The Family As Well As The Business

Accor Third Quarter 2014 Revenue Up 4.6% Like-For-Like – Full Year EBIT Target Confirmed Between €575 Million And €595 Million

Nearly Half Of U.S. Merchant Terminals To Accept Chip In 2015 According To The Payments Security Task Force Forecast

News for October 17, 2014

Wyndham Hotel Group Names Barry Robinson To Lead South East Asia, Pacific Rim

Jumeirah Group Announces Three New Hotels In China – Agrees To Manage Properties In Haikou, Wuhan And Nanjing, Bringing Pipeline Of New Properties In China To Eight Insider Index Says Two-Thirds Of Americans Will Hit The Road At Least Once Between Thanksgiving And The New Year

Infor Invests Significantly In Customer Relationship Management

Restaurants Are Benefiting From Falling Gas Prices According To NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy

Cornell Studies Demonstrate How Eye Tracking Creates A Window To Consumers' Thoughts

Annual Study Reveals Average Cost Of Cyber Crime Escalates 96 Percent To $12.7 Million Per Organization - HP Partners With Ponemon Institute For Fifth Annual Study; Reconfirms Security Intelligence Solutions Mitigate Impact, Saving On Average $5.3 Million Annually Per Organization

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