Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Accor adds 5 hotels to U.K. portfolio

8/20/2014

  • Hotel Owner online (U.K.)

Accor is sustaining its expansion into the U.K. market with the planned launch of five new hotels in London, Kensington and Edinburgh. The hotels are the 202-room Novotel Brentford and 184-room Mercur… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Frontier launches first 3 routes from Dulles airport

8/20/2014

  • USA Today

Frontier Airlines began operating three of 18 planned itineraries out of Washington Dulles airport Aug. 19. The airline expects to be flying all 18 routes, which include flights to Tampa, Fla.; and Ch… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Nonsmokers are surprised by punitive cleaning charges

8/19/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Hotels and car rental services say that the deep cleaning needed to clear smoke odors before rooms and cars are used by nonsmokers is time-consuming and justifies the hefty cleaning charges many asses… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Lash, brow extensions bring new dimension to eye treatments

8/20/2014

  • Professional Beauty (U.K.)

3D extensions for lashes and brows offer softer, more natural looks for women seeking to augment what nature has given them. The new lash technique uses glue to apply up to three extensions to each la… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Why luxury and business travelers shouldn't avoid Eastern Europe

8/20/2014

  • TravelPulse

Luxury and business travelers can find many opportunities in Eastern Europe, where the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre has opened as a 360-room hotel in Warsaw, Poland. The Regent Porto… Read More