Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

KSL takes steps to sell Hotel du Vin, Malmaison brands

11/25/2014

  • Yahoo

KSL Capital Partners has reportedly hired investment bank UBS to assess strategic options for its Malmaison and Hotel du Vin boutique hotel brands in the U.K. Malmaison Group recently purchased the hi… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

The Most Booked Destinations for 2015

11/26/2014

Instability abroad and Ebola hysteria are competing with a strong travel appetite among Americans. The result isn't less travel bookings, but a preference for domestic destinations and European classi… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Checked luggage journeys through several rounds of screening

11/25/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Checked luggage passes through several layers of security screening, with some bags tagged for further inspection. During a recent visit at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, unusual items th… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Brush Medic uses UV rays to sterilize beauty tools

11/26/2014

  • ABC News

Billy Turner and his wife, a makeup artist, created Brush Medic, using ultraviolet rays to sterilize makeup brushes and reduce the process' drying time. "We are developing a larger product that we thi… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Keyless lock system saves costs for early adopter

11/25/2014

  • HotelsMag.com (free registration)

The Charles, a 295-room property in Massachusetts, is set to implement a keyless lock system by which guests access their rooms using a smartphone application. The $200,000 project will save The Charl… Read More