Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

5 hotels in Tampa Bay area are for sale for $100M

3/2/2015

  • American City Business Journals

Best Western Bay Harbor, Ramada Westshore and three other hotels in Tampa Bay, Fla., have been put up for sale for $100 million after undergoing renovations. Equity Management Partners expects to mark… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Outsourcing can move travel agents forward

3/3/2015

  • Travel Research Online

Outsourcing and bartering services allows travel agents to focus on their strengths in propelling their business forward, John Frenaye writes. Sole owners are responsible for running all aspects of th… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Gogo working to improve in-flight Wi-Fi

3/2/2015

  • Fast Company online

Inflight Wi-Fi service provider Gogo is deploying new systems in an effort to provide a better online experience for air passengers. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

New spa brings tranquility to New England Dermatology

3/3/2015

  • Reminder Publications (East Longmeadow, Mass.)

The New England Dermatology and Laser Center has opened The Spa at New England Dermatology at its Westfield, Mass., location. The Spa is designed to offer high-quality medical and esthetic services … Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Commentary: Wearable technology will transform travel industry

3/3/2015

  • HotelsMag.com (free registration)

This article predicts that wearable technology will transform the way consumers behave, citing a trial of Google Glass by Virgin Atlantic that enabled concierges to view customer profiles as they were… Read More