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News for October 30, 2014

Customers Reward Outstanding Service By Spending More And Spreading The Word To Friends And Family - American Express Survey Finds Customers Willing To Spend 14% More For Great Service

Accor Launches Its Digital Transformation “Leading Digital Hospitality” - A Five-Year, €225 Million Investment Plan – Announce Acquisition Of French Start-Up Wipolo, Which Has Developed A Cutting Edge “Travel Companion” app

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Stylish Aloft Brand Opens In Liverpool Bringing A New Beat To The Heart Of The City In One Of Liverpool’s Most Beautiful Historical Buildings

Courtyard By Marriott Announces Expansion Of Brand In Scotland With New Edinburgh Hotel – Set To Open In Early 2016

New Study Calls On The Travel Industry To Adopt ‘Lean’ Thinking If It Wants To Deliver True Customer Value

FelCor Reports Third Quarter Earnings - Same-Store Adjusted EBITDA Increased 22% - Raising 2014 Operating Outlook

Hyatt Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

News for October 29, 2014

Asia Pacific To Account For 40% Of Global Business Travel Spend In 2014 According To GBTA

IHG® Announces Opening Of The World's Tallest Holiday Inn® Hotel - New-Build Hotel Located In New York’s Financial District Stands 50 Stories Tall

Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria To Open In 2015 – Hotel Will Be Managed By Aimbridge Hospitality Under A Franchise Agreement And Is Scheduled To Open In Fall 2015

Meliá Hotels International Opens The Meliá Dunas, Its Second Hotel on the Island Of Sal (Cabo Verde) – Hotel Is Owned By The British Company, The Resort Group PLC

Accenture Survey Shows 40 Percent Of North American Consumers Have Used Smartphones To Make A Merchant Payment, Up From 16 Percent In 2012

Marriott International Reports Third Quarter Results; Reaches Milestone 700,000 Rooms Worldwide - Third Quarter Diluted EPS Totaled $0.65, A 25 Percent Increase Over Prior Year Results

Emaar Records 37% Growth In Net Operating Profit To AED 2.489 billion (US$ 678 million) In First 9 Months Of 2014

News for October 28, 2014

Accor Acquires Stake In Mama Shelter – About 20 New Mama's Are Due To Open Over The Next Five Years

Preferred Hotel Group Partners With Skyscanner

Hilton Worldwide Signs Management Agreement For Hilton Hotels & Resorts Development In Santa Marta, Colombia – Hotel Represents Company's 14th Hotel Project In Columbia: Seven Operating Hotels And Seven Currently Under Development

Starwood Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

PwC And Google Announce Joint Business Relationship

News for October 27, 2014

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts Unveils Next Generation Guest Room For The Modern Business Traveler

Hyatt Announces Groundbreaking For Fourth Hotel In Puerto Rico - Hyatt Place Hotel In San Juan Is Expected To Open In Q1 2016

Oxley And Shangri-La Sign MOU, Shangri-La To Manage New Hotel In Phnom Penh

JW Marriott Debuts First Resort In India, JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa In The The Heart Of The Himalayas

IBM Expands Global Cloud Footprint With First SoftLayer Cloud Center In France – Center Located In Paris

News for October 24, 2014

Rosewood Beijing Opens – The First Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® China Property

Courtyard By Marriott Opens 10th Hotel In Mexico, The Courtyard By Marriott Queretaro

NH Sells Sotogrande For €225 Million

Wotif Group Completes 2-Way XML Integration With eRevMax

Wyndham Worldwide Reports Third Quarter 2014 Earnings - Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth Of 18%; Additional One Billion Dollar Share Repurchase Authorization

P&G Delivers First Quarter Core EPS Of $1.07, Organic Sales Up 2%; Completes Pet Care Divestiture, Announces Duracell Exit

Rezidor Interim Report January – September 2014

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