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AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

MGM Resorts to build global nongaming hotel portfolio through joint venture

4/16/2014

  • Forbes

MGM Resorts has entered into a joint venture with Hakkasan Group to expand the company's luxury nongaming hotels worldwide, with branding options including Bellagio, SKYLOFTS and MGM Grand. The MGM Ha… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Avalon Waterways to deploy 2 ships in France in 2015

4/16/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Avalon Waterways has announced that it will expand its capacity in France by 95% next year by deploying its Suite-class vessels Avalon Poetry II and the soon-to-be-launched Avalon Tapestry II in the c… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

American Airlines strives for home feel in redesign

4/14/2014

  • Skift

American Airlines is using the tools of design to boost not just its profile but the idea of an airplane as a kind of hotel in the skies. "We're in the hospitality industry, and these are our guests. … Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Short haircuts are in vogue for spring

4/16/2014

  • Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia)

Short haircuts are popular as stars including Jennifer Lawrence and Lupita Nyong'o sport such styles. Short cuts offer more versatility when it comes to styling than many women think, salon owner Donn… Read More

SmartBrief on Luxury Hoteliers

Luxury hospitality news

SmartBrief on Luxury Hoteliers

Published in partnership with: Luxury Hoteliers

Cristal Hotels aims for 50 hotels in 5 years

4/15/2014

  • HotelierMiddleEast.com (United Arab Emirates)

Cristal Hotels & Resorts is widening its Middle East reach, scratching previous plans to operate 25 hotels in five years and now setting its sights on 50. The Abu Dhabi-based company expects to run 13… Read More