Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

LaSalle Hotel Properties sees 4% rise in Q1 revenue per available room

4/24/2014

  • American City Business Journals

LaSalle Hotel Properties reports that revenue per available room at its hotels rose 4% in the first quarter, amid a 6.2% increase in average daily rates. The hotel firm saw its net loss grow to $9 mil… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

ASTA offers to help Brand USA grow inbound travel

4/24/2014

  • Travel Weekly

During a Tuesday meeting with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, ASTA offered its assistance in driving inbound tourism to the U.S. in collaboration with Brand … Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

All in the FAM

4/24/2014

To remain strategic and respect planners' time, suppliers are organizing shorter FAM trips that often include important extras. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Marilyn Monroe's red lips named most iconic in beauty trends

4/24/2014

  • Huffington Post, The
  • Daily Express (London)

A Superdrug survey asked 2,000 women to rank the top 20 iconic looks in beauty and found that Marilyn Monroe's scarlet lips remain a clear favorite. Rounding out the top five looks that have stood the… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Hotel space sharing grows, but problems arise

4/24/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

More hotels are sharing real estate with other hotels, a boon to brands that want to expand in urban areas with high property costs, such as the Aloft-Hyatt-Marriott triplex in Chicago. One tension th… Read More