07/08/2014 - 20:26
The Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER) at the School of Hotel Administration recently welcomed four new hospitality industry leaders to its advisory board. In this role, they will provide financial support to the institute and engage in the development of CIHLER programming and research.New advisory board members:
07/08/2014 - 19:52
The Astotel Group, created in 1971, has renewed its agreement with Pegasus Solutions for global sales and marketing support of its full portfolio through Pegasus Connect+ Premium. Paris' number one independent hotel group will continue to offer its 15 three- and four-star hotels in the global distribution systems (GDSs) under the Pegasus Connect+ "UI" chain code, as well as through a thousand Pegasus-connected online channels.
07/08/2014 - 19:06
After a slight upturn in April (leading to great hopes for a recovery), May finished on a negative note, with most destinations recording a drop in performance. Trading was affected by an unfavourable agenda for business tourism. The numerous bank holidays reduced business demand, and the leisure segment – still cautious given the economic climate – remained insufficient to offset this decline.
07/08/2014 - 18:28
Students in the ESSEC MBA in Hospitality Management (IMHI) presented the findings of their Capstone Strategy Project to executives from Steigenberger Hotel Group at the beginning of July 2014 on ESSEC's campus in Cergy-Pontoise. The 2014 Capstone Project – jointly supervised by Steigenberger Hotel Group's Executives and ESSEC-IMHI faculty – challenged students on development and branding related projects.
07/08/2014 - 18:24
Hot on the heels of announcing the opening its inaugural EVEN™ Hotels property in Norwalk, Conn., InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announces that its second property, located in Rockville, Maryland at 1775 Rockville Pike, is officially open. EVEN Hotels is IHG's newest lifestyle hotel brand, created with wellness at its core and designed to help travelers Eat Well, Rest Easy, Keep Active and Accomplish More.