Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

CEO: More growth is in store for ARC Hospitality Trust

4/17/2015

  • HotelNewsNow.com

ARC Hospitality Trust pulled off a rapid growth strategy in less than a year, boosting its portfolio from zero to 122 properties between March 2014 and February of this year, with the goal of attracti… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Traveling to Venice, Italy, Like a Local

4/17/2015

A Monograms local host shares why riding in a gondola is worth the hype, the best spots for a walk and a meal as well as missed opportunities. According to Dajana, tourists take photos of the Bridge o… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

U.S. looks to expand Global Entry at foreign airports

4/16/2015

  • AviationPros.com

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is looking to expand its Global Entry program, which allows pre-approved international travelers to receive expedited clearance at 42 U.S. airports and 15 airports … Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Cruise ship Viking Star features snow grotto

4/17/2015

  • USA Today

The Viking Star is the first oceangoing cruise ship serving North Americans to include a snow grotto among its spa offerings. The ship's LiV Nordic spa also features eight treatment rooms, a hair salo… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Las Vegas' Bellagio launches new restaurant

4/17/2015

  • HotelsMag.com (free registration)

Cool tones and elegant shapes frame Lago, a new restaurant at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas. The restaurant, led by Julian Serrano, features Milanese cuisine. Serrano said the restaurant’s goal is… Read More