Hotel Management Network-Updates The latest content updates from the hotelmanagement-network.com web site http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/ en-us http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/ Hotel Management Network-Updates http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Starwood Capital acquires Roxburghe hotel in Scotland http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-capital-acquires-roxburghe-hotel-in-scotland-4331454 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-capital-acquires-roxburghe-hotel-in-scotland-4331454 Private investment firm Starwood Capital Group has acquired The Roxburghe, a landmark hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland, through a controlled affiliate. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hyatt Hotels opens second property in Mexico http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshyatt-hotels-opens-second-property-in-mexico-4330891 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshyatt-hotels-opens-second-property-in-mexico-4330891 Hyatt Hotels has further expanded its presence in Mexico with the launch of the Hyatt Place La Paz, in Baja California Sur. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Starwood Hotels to debut Element brand in Syracuse, New York http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-to-debut-element-brand-in-syracuse-new-york-4329653 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-to-debut-element-brand-in-syracuse-new-york-4329653 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will debut its eco-friendly Element brand in Syracuse, New York, with the opening of the Element Syracuse Inner Harbor in 2018 in the city’s revitalised Waterfront District. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Starwood unveils first Westin property in Zhoushan, China http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-unveils-first-westin-property-in-zhoushan-china-4330137 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-unveils-first-westin-property-in-zhoushan-china-4330137 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has unveiled its first Westin property in Zhoushan in the Zhejiang province of China. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hilton Hotels & Resorts opens first property in Shandong, China http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshilton-hotels-resorts-opens-first-property-in-shandong-china-4328831 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshilton-hotels-resorts-opens-first-property-in-shandong-china-4328831 Hospitality group Hilton Hotels & Resorts has unveiled its first property in Shandong Province, China, as part of its plan to expand across the country. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Starwood Hotels to open second Aloft property in Silicon Valley, California http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-to-open-second-aloft-property-in-silicon-valley-california-4328937 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-to-open-second-aloft-property-in-silicon-valley-california-4328937 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is extending its partnership with Shashi Corporation with a new development deal for a second Aloft brand property in Silicon Valley, California. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Gira Giersiepen-Intelligent Building Technology http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/lighting/gira-giersiepen/ http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/lighting/gira-giersiepen/ The intelligent building installation systems from Gira offer a wide variety of products for more convenience, economy and security in hotels. Intelligent building management is ensured throughout the entire hotel complex with the Gira Instabus KNX /… Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Jumeirah Beach Hotel to undergo expansion http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsjumeirah-beach-hotel-to-undergo-expansion-4327343 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsjumeirah-beach-hotel-to-undergo-expansion-4327343 Jumeirah Group has received formal approval from the Dubai government for the fifth phase of expansion of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, which has been earmarked for completion by 2018. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Loews Hotels acquires InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsloews-hotels-acquires-intercontinental-chicago-ohare-hotel-4327654 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsloews-hotels-acquires-intercontinental-chicago-ohare-hotel-4327654 Loews Hotels & Resorts, a wholly owned-subsidiary of Loews Corporation, has acquired the 556-room InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel in Chicago, US. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hilton Worldwide expands presence in Eastern Europe http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshilton-worldwide-further-expands-presence-in-eastern-europe-4326927 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshilton-worldwide-further-expands-presence-in-eastern-europe-4326927 Hospitality giant Hilton Worldwide has signed a new development deal to open a DoubleTree by Hilton property in Minsk, Belarus. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hard Rock to open all-inclusive resort in Mexico http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshard-rock-caf-to-open-all-inclusive-resort-in-mexico-4324632 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshard-rock-caf-to-open-all-inclusive-resort-in-mexico-4324632 Hard Rock International has announced a new property in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, as part of its aggressive international growth strategy. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hilton Worldwide to open dual-branded property in South Carolina, US http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshilton-worldwide-sings-deal-to-open-first-for-dual-branded-property-in-south-carolina-us-4325597 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshilton-worldwide-sings-deal-to-open-first-for-dual-branded-property-in-south-carolina-us-4325597 Hospitality group Hilton Worldwide has signed a deal for a dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in Columbia, South Carolina. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Finnish Hospitality Chain Selects eRevMax for Online Expansion and Revenue Growth http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/hospitality-software/erevmax-international/pressfinnish-chain-selects-erevmax.html http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/hospitality-software/erevmax-international/pressfinnish-chain-selects-erevmax.html Kotimaailma Apartments, one of the leading apartment-hotel chains in Finland, has partnered with eRevMax to expand its business exposure and optimise online revenue. All five properties owned by the group are using RateTiger Channel Management soluti… Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:02:00 GMT Four Seasons Hotels to open new property in Jumeirah Beach, Dubai http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsfour-seasons-hotels-to-open-new-property-in-jumeirah-beach-dubai-4324905 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsfour-seasons-hotels-to-open-new-property-in-jumeirah-beach-dubai-4324905 Four Seasons Hotels, a Canadian international luxury hotel management company, will open its new property at Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, in November. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:30:00 GMT Starwood Hotels plans to have 100 hotels in India by 2015 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-plans-to-have-100-hotels-in-india-by-2015-4324783 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-plans-to-have-100-hotels-in-india-by-2015-4324783 International hospitality group Starwood Hotels & Resorts, which currently operates 39 hotels in India, is aiming to have a total of 100 hotels in the country by the end of 2015, including operational properties and those in the pipeline. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT DoubleTree by Hilton unveils eighth property in Northern California http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsdoubletree-by-hilton-unveils-eighth-property-in-northern-california-220714-4323685 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsdoubletree-by-hilton-unveils-eighth-property-in-northern-california-220714-4323685 Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton have unveiled the DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club in San Francisco, US, following a comprehensive multi-million dollar renovation. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Pebblebrook Hotel purchases The Nines Hotel for $127m http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newspebblebrook-hotel-acquires-the-nines-hotel-in-portland-oregon-4322860 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newspebblebrook-hotel-acquires-the-nines-hotel-in-portland-oregon-4322860 Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has acquired Portland, Oregon-based luxury hotel The Nines Hotel for $127m. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT New WiFi at Scandic Hotels http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/swisscom-hospitality-services/3688588269001.html http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/swisscom-hospitality-services/3688588269001.html Swisscom has installed WiFi across Scandic Hotels' portfolio. WiFi is now available in the guest rooms, public areas and conference rooms of 136 Scandic Hotels properties. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:53:00 GMT Embracing the Wi-Fi Challenge: Stand Out - And Avoid Negative Publicity http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/entertainment/embracing-the-wi-fi-challenge-swisscom-whitepaper/ http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/entertainment/embracing-the-wi-fi-challenge-swisscom-whitepaper/ Speedy and seamless hotel internet is no longer just a nice-to-have service. Good Wi-Fi has become one of the key criteria for travellers to choose a hotel - along with location and price. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:51:00 GMT Vantage Hospitality signs deal to acquire America’s Best Franchising brands http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsvantage-hospitality-signs-deal-to-acquire-americas-best-franchising-brands-4321455 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsvantage-hospitality-signs-deal-to-acquire-americas-best-franchising-brands-4321455 Hotel operator Vantage Hospitality Group has entered into an agreement to acquire America’s Best Franchising's (ABF) hotel brands for an undisclosed sum. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT