The National Business Travel Association (NBTA) applauded the Administration for addressing issues vital to the corporate travel industry in its FY 2011 budget proposal. The requested budget addresses several priorities of critical importance to NBTA, including enhanced aviation security and funding for the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).
Randell A. Smith, CEO and co-founder of Hendersonville, Tenn.-based STR, was presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) on 26 January, 2010, in San Diego. Smith was recognized for his legacy in pioneering global hotel benchmarking, the foundation of the company he co-founded with his wife, Carolyn Smith.
Entrepreneur Jordan Stolper will be the featured speaker in the Conversations with Entrepreneurs series to be presented next Tuesday, February 9, by the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at Cornell University. Stolper will present from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. in 445 Statler Hall. He will dine with selected students after the event and meet with students, staff, and faculty the following day.
Gala Recognizes Top Companies and Individuals in Hospitality Advertising, Public Relations and Web Marketing
Sometimes improvement comes in small, barely noticeable increments, more rarely in broad, vivid reinventions. Mövenpick Hotel Saigon has chosen the latter model in an accelerated, USD $15 million construction schedule that entails closing its doors for business on March 8th and reopening anew on August 1st.
Sneaky charges, astonishing rip-offs and snooty, intrusive staff – all standard issue at posh hotels. Enough is enough, says Matt Rudd
The Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) and the Career Club were proud to host the first Young Hoteliers Summit
Three Michelin-starred Chef Pierre Gagnaire will be taking his inimitable global culinary journey to the ANA InterContinental Tokyo. Opening in mid-March 2010, ANA InterContinental Tokyo will be home to the highest Pierre Gagnaire restaurant in the world, where guests can enjoy the iconoclastic chef’s creations with the stunning Tokyo metropolis as a backdrop.
The Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne welcomed 8 leading international hotels schools for the first day of the Young Hoteliers Summit
Campaign Focuses on ‘Face to Face’ Connections as a Driver of Business Growth