AHLA announces new leadership additions to drive growth and sustainability for the hotel industry

WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), the singular voice representing every segment of the hotel industry, today (January 9, 2023) announced two leadership additions to the association and its charitable giving affiliate. Anna Blue has been named President of the AHLA Foundation and Jacqueline Policastro has… Read the full press release

The Steigenberger Academy launches digital crash courses aimed to support employees in the hotel industry

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Steigenberger Academy has launched a series of digital crash courses specifically geared to employees in the hotel industry. The training program “Refresh your Hotel Skills” is to focus on essential know-how in the hotel industry, such as an understanding of front office, kitchen, housekeeping,… Read the full press release

AHLA announces new members and partner organizations

WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2021-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced today (December 6, 2021) it has welcomed several new members and partner organizations, continuing to grow the association’s reach at a critical time for the hotel industry. New members include Arbor Lodging, Golder Hospitality, KMG Hotels, and Noble… Read the full press release

Fastpayhotels, DerbySoft aim at 50,000 hotels connected between the two tech companies by end of 2021

Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., 2021-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance distribution services, and Fastpayhotels, one of the fastest-growing B2B accommodation distribution platform, hit an industry milestone by delivering connectivity speeds of 500 hotels per day through DerbySoft technology. As well as hitting an industry first, DerbySoft and Fastpayhotels have also shortened the… Read the full press release

DerbySoft launches new solution for hotels to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets

DALLAS, Texas, U.S.A., 2020-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance digital marketing and distribution services for the hotel industry, today announced the launch of DSCP, a new solution for hotels and agencies to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets. As a part of this new program, DerbySoft has… Read the full press release

New Research Underscores Significant Economic Impact of Hotel Industry

WASHINGTON, USA, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Underscoring the significant economic impact and strong growth of the hotel industry, a new study released today (September 9, 2019) finds that hotels support more than 1 in 25 American jobs—8.3 million in total—and contribute nearly $660 billion annually to U.S. GDP. Conducted by Oxford Economics, the study was… Read the full press release

Online and mobile bookings fuel the Hotel industry’s revenue per available room increase in Q1 2016 – TravelClick’s North American Distribution Review

North American Hotels Capitalize on Digital Trend Continuing into 2016 NEW YORK, 2016-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel industry performance is strengthening, with Q1 2016 revenue per available room (RevPAR) increasing 1.0 percent year-over-year, fueled by online and mobile bookings. According to data from TravelClick’s North American Distribution Review (NADR; Q2 2016), bookings through online… Read the full press release

Amadeus expands its sales and catering offering to the hotel industry with the acquisition of Hotel SystemsPro by Newmarket

Madrid, 2015-8-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Amadeus is to expand its sales and catering offering to the hotel industry with the acquisition of Hotel SystemsPro by Newmarket, an Amadeus company. A U.S.-based provider of sales, catering and maintenance software to the hotel and hospitality industry, Hotel SystemsPro delivers high-performance, ASP-based enterprise and property solutions… Read the full press release

GBTA Foundation whitepaper: As the hotel industry transition to new technological advancements, it is also critical that hotels do not lose sight of the importance of customer service

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-7-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Business travelers are generally open to new technological advancements that will improve their hotel booking and staying experience, however there are some concerns around adoption rates among older travelers, according to a new whitepaper from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association… Read the full press release