Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Pebblebrook Hotel's Q3 revenue beats estimates

10/24/2014

  • Yahoo
  • American City Business Journals

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust reported net income of $23.7 million in the third quarter on revenue of $169.7 million, which surpassed analysts' estimate of $167.4 million. The company said revenue per avail… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Contiki reports positive results from new sales team

10/24/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Contiki said sales through travel agents increased 25% year-over-year and overall bookings grew by double digits. The tour operator attributes the growth to the new trade sales team it introduced last… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Spas target weary executives with elite wellness packages

10/23/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Stressed-out executives are finding more than massages and facials at spas such as VeraVia in San Diego that offer in-depth fitness and diet programs, including evaluations by a doctor. Other spas wor… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Hotels offer an array of unusual amenities

10/24/2014

  • TravelPulse

Hotels looking to stand out from the competition shower guests with freebies and one-of-a-kind experiences. For example, California's Hyatt Palm Springs deploys a "Wow Cart" every day to deliver compl… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Marriott launches next-generation meeting space in London

10/24/2014

  • BusinessTraveller.com (U.K.)

Marriott's London property recently embraced the company's next-generation meeting concept. The hotel's new meeting areas feature nine function spaces on two floors. Wi-Fi is offered throughout the sp… Read More