Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Starwoods exec: Aggressive expansion plans are in the works for Le Meridien in America

3/4/2015

  • Travel Weekly

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is expanding its Le Meridien brand across Middle America to create a niche in the world of business travelers and the more youthful customers traveling for leisure. "Since [a… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

A spot to suggest to Puerto Vallarta-bound travelers

3/5/2015

With so many miles of unspoiled beach to explore, it may take years for most visitors to Puerto Vallarta to discover all there is to see. One corner of coastline that should be on the must-see list is… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Learning By Experience

3/5/2015

In order for adult education to be successful, it needs to be interactive, participant-centered and fun. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Help customers love your brand like their favorite TV show

3/5/2015

  • Direct Marketing News

Elyse Dupre draws marketing lessons from the success of popular television shows. Her tips to encourage brand loyalty: Make it easy for customers to find you, create buzz that leaves them wanting more… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Orlando sees renovation boom as hotels invest to compete

3/5/2015

  • Orlando Sentinel (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

The Orlando, Fla., region is amid a boom in hotel renovations as properties invest to stay competitive and make sure guests are satisfied. "There's so many social-media reviews," said Gary Gotling of … Read More