Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Expert: Hoteliers should adapt as consumers shift to mobile

7/30/2014

  • 4Hoteliers

Nondesktop devices accounted for more than 42% of web visits and nearly 16% of hotel bookings during the first half of the year, according to data from HeBS Digital. HeBS President and CEO Max Starkov… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

USTOA unveils programs to boost agent relations

7/30/2014

  • TravelMarketReport.com

The U.S. Tour Operators Association is rolling out a number of initiatives intended to improve its consumer marketing as well as its relationship with agents. President and CEO Terry Dale says the mon… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Airbnb launches service for business travelers

7/29/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Home-rental firm Airbnb has made its move on the business-travel segment with the launch of a new section for business travelers on its website. The new service complements earlier upgrades to its cor… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Celebrity makeup artist debuts Web store

7/30/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

Fiona Stiles, a celebrity makeup artist who counts Halle Berry among her clients, has started an online beauty retail shop called Reed Clarke. Stiles personally selected every hair- and skin-care prod… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Dubai sees growth of luxury hotels

7/30/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Luxury hotels are growing in the United Arab Emirates with facilities such as the Waldorf-Astoria, Sofitel Dubai the Palm and Anantara Dubai the Palm already dotting the landscape. More than 28,000 ro… Read More