Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Starwood Hotels plans 5 hotel openings in Nigeria in 3 years

7/28/2014

  • Business Day (South Africa)

Five new hotels are slated to open in Nigeria before 2018 under a $500 million expansion plan by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. Four of the properties will operate under the Four Points by Shera… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Wilderness Explorations offers guided Botswana tours from tent

7/28/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Wilderness Explorations has unveiled the Gomoti Tented Camp in Botswana's Okavango Delta that offers spacious accommodations for up to eight guests. Guests can participate in guided bush walks and wil… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Choosing People Over Profit

7/24/2014

Dale Partridge cites companies that have changed behaviors in favor of people. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Flotation therapy can offer mental, physical benefits

7/28/2014

  • Mother Nature Network

Studies have shown that frequent flotation therapy sessions can reduce stress and reset hormones, as well as reduce chronic pain, headaches, depression and insomnia, writes Jennifer Nelson. Flotation … Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Thailand hotel group urges end to martial law to boost tourism

7/28/2014

  • Bangkok Post

Hotels in Thailand can recover from a lag in occupancy rates if the government lifts its martial law order, according to the Thai Hotels Association. "The key factor for the hotel business is lifting … Read More