Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Starwood Capital Group, partners buy 4 hotels in Wichita, Kansas

9/15/2014

  • Wichita Eagle (Kan.), The

A group that includes Starwood Capital Group has agreed to a multistate hotel purchase that includes four properties in Wichita, Kansas. The hotels are a SpringHill Suites by Marriott, a Residence Inn… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Viking on track for 2 ship deliveries in 2016

9/15/2014

  • TravelPulse

Construction of the 930-passenger Viking Sea, the second vessel in Viking Ocean Cruises' fleet, has officially started with a steel-cutting ceremony at Italy's Fincantieri shipyard. Viking expects to … Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Future Leaders Forum: Her Future's So Bright

9/11/2014

The Future Leaders Forum had an influence on Kelly Robinson's future plans. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Slicked-back hair and fun manicures grace runways

9/15/2014

  • Daily News (New York)

Runway models are sporting slicked-back wet hairstyles, minimal makeup and fun manicures that feature negative space. Natural skin and hair that look a bit unwashed are also on tap for spring. Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Hotel meals stay casual, but money can be made

9/15/2014

  • Hotel Interactive

Grab-and-go dining is more than a trend at hotels: It's the new way increasing numbers of guests will eat, and hotels can use that shift to add to profits if they manage it right. One technique is to … Read More