Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Senator calls on FTC to investigate rogue hotel booking websites

5/27/2015

  • The Hill

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has asked the Federal Trade Commission to scrutinize business practices of certain hotel booking websites. The request stems from the potential for consumers to be defraud… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Make a business plan for unexpected events

5/27/2015

  • Travel Research Online

Travel agents who work independently need to consider the possibility that something might go wrong and plan accordingly, writes Susan Schaefer. A detailed business plan can be invaluable to clients a… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Game of Drones

5/26/2015

Unmanned aerial vehicles will intersect with the meeting industry in countless ways. But with proposed U.S. Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the future of drones faces a changing horizon. Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Redevelopment is planned for former Club Med on Great Barrier Reef island

5/27/2015

  • SpaOpportunities.com

White Horse Australia will redevelop Lindeman Island, which lies on the Great Barrier Reef and was once the site of a Club Med resort. The redevelopment proposal includes plans for a six-star spa reso… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Hilton Cleveland to feature "authentically Cleveland" images at grand opening

5/27/2015

  • HotelsMag.com (free registration)

Hilton Cleveland Downtown is seeking photos that are "authentically Cleveland" to be featured at the property's June 2016 opening. "Our goal is for the faces of the Cuyahoga County community to come t… Read More