Hotel Management Network-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 Volcanic eruption forces Japanese hotel to close a section in Tokyo http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsvolcanic-eruption-forces-japanese-hotel-to-close-a-section-in-tokyo-4613513 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsvolcanic-eruption-forces-japanese-hotel-to-close-a-section-in-tokyo-4613513 A small volcanic eruption at a valley on Mount Hakone in Japan forced officials to close part of the Hakone Resort and Spa near Tokyo during one of the peak tourist seasons. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ming Fai Group Participates at the 16th International HOFEX in Hong Kong http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/spa-solutions/ming-fai-group/pressming-fai-hofex-2015.html http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/spa-solutions/ming-fai-group/pressming-fai-hofex-2015.html The 16th International Exhibition of Food & Drink, Hotel, Restaurant & Foodservice Equipment, Supplies & Services (HOFEX) was grandly held in the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on 6 - 9 May. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:50:00 GMT HHM acquires Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel and Executive Meeting Centre http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshhm-acquires-sheraton-miami-airport-hotel-and-executive-meeting-centre-4612470 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshhm-acquires-sheraton-miami-airport-hotel-and-executive-meeting-centre-4612470 Philadelphia-based hospitality investment firm HHM has closed its acquisition of Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel and Executive Meeting Centre. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ground broken for seventh Luxury Collection property in Mexico http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsground-broken-for-seventh-luxury-collection-property-in-mexico-4612428 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsground-broken-for-seventh-luxury-collection-property-in-mexico-4612428 Starwood Hotels & Resorts has broken ground on its latest venture, Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort in Los Cabos, which will be the brand's seventh property in Mexico. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT DE WITTE LIETAER-Quality, Custom-Made Linens for the Hospitality Industry http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/interior-design/de-witte-lietaer/ http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/interior-design/de-witte-lietaer/ DE WITTE LIETAER designs, manufactures and exports bed, bath, table and kitchen linen collections throughout the world. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Tunisia's Hotel Riu Imperial Marhaba hit by terrorist attack http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newstunisia-hotel-riu-imperial-marhaba-terrorist-attack-4611236 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newstunisia-hotel-riu-imperial-marhaba-terrorist-attack-4611236 At least 38 people were killed and 39 seriously injured after a gunman opened fire at a beach outside Hotel Riu Imperial Marhaba, in Sousse, Tunisia. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Hastings Hotels to transform Windsor House into Belfast Grand Central Hotel http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshastings-hotels-windsor-house-belfast-grand-central-hotel-4610253 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshastings-hotels-windsor-house-belfast-grand-central-hotel-4610253 Hastings Hotels has purchased Windsor House, a high-rise office building in Bedford Street, Northern Ireland for £6.5m. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Boston Park Plaza Hotel undergoes renovation as part of $100m transformation http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsboston-park-plaza-hotel-transformation-4610346 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsboston-park-plaza-hotel-transformation-4610346 The Boston Park Plaza Hotel has reportedly completed the second phase of its three-phase renovation project worth $100m. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Shangri-La Hotels opens property in Hefei, China http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsshangri-la-hotels-hefei-china-4609330 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsshangri-la-hotels-hefei-china-4609330 Shangri-La Hotels has opened its latest property in Hefei, located in Anhui province in eastern China, which is also home to Yangtze River and Huangshan mountain range. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:30:00 GMT InterContinental Hotels to manage Cairns Harbourside hotel http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsintercontinental-hotels-cairns-harbourside-hotel-4608299 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsintercontinental-hotels-cairns-harbourside-hotel-4608299 InterContinental Hotels has entered a management agreement with Taisei Kanko Australia for its Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside property located in the northern end of the Esplanade in Cairns. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:49:00 GMT The Westin Chicago River North completes three-month renovation http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newswestin-chicago-river-north-completes-renovation-4608209 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newswestin-chicago-river-north-completes-renovation-4608209 The Westin Chicago River North hotel has completed its renovation, which took three months. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:39:00 GMT The Luxury Collection to invest $300m in North American properties http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsthe-luxury-collection-invest-north-american-properties-4607144 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsthe-luxury-collection-invest-north-american-properties-4607144 Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced that its unit The Luxury Collection is investing $300m towards the development of its North American portfolio in co-ordination with its owner partners. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Marriott adds The Hotel in Switzerland to Autograph Collection http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsmarriott-the-hotel-switzerland-autograph-collection-4606164 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsmarriott-the-hotel-switzerland-autograph-collection-4606164 Swiss boutique property, ‘The Hotel,’ will become a part of Marriott's Autograph Collection Hotels, which are known for celebrating individuality, from 8 July this year. Sun, 21 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT AHIP acquires nine select-service properties for $53.5m http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsahip-acquires-nine-select-service-properties-4606245 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsahip-acquires-nine-select-service-properties-4606245 American Hotel Income Properties (AHIP) has completed the acquisition of nine branded select-service hotel properties, the 'Acquisition Properties' for $53.5m. Sun, 21 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT IHG tests mobile technologies to improve guest experience http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsihg-mobile-technologies-4605271 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsihg-mobile-technologies-4605271 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has started trialling and selectively rolling out digital innovations to provide an interactive experience for guests. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Hyatt Hotels, White Lodging and Weglarz open new 148-room property in US http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshyatt-hotels-white-lodging-weglarz-us-4604883 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshyatt-hotels-white-lodging-weglarz-us-4604883 White Lodging Services, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and the Weglarz Company have opened a new 148-room property, Hyatt Place Chicago Midway Airport, which is near to Midway International Airport in Bedford Park, Illinois. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ashford Hospitality Trust acquires nine hotels in US for $224m http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsashford-hospitality-trust-acquires-hotels-us-4603763 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsashford-hospitality-trust-acquires-hotels-us-4603763 US-based Ashford Hospitality Trust has completed the acquisition of a nine-hotel portfolio in the US, totalling 1,251 rooms, for $224m. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:04:00 GMT The Hoist Group Defines a New TV Experience for Hotels to Meet Guest Expectations http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/entertainment/swisscom-tv-for-hotels/ http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/entertainment/swisscom-tv-for-hotels/ The Hoist Group offers hoteliers attractive solutions for a more realistic and less cost-intensive approach to hotel and hospitality TV services. Wed, 17 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT ARC Hospitality to buy Noble’s 13 hotels for $300m http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsarc-hospitality-noble-hotels-4602591 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsarc-hospitality-noble-hotels-4602591 American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust (ARC Hospitality) has signed an agreement to purchase 13 hotels from affiliates of Noble Investment Group for $300m. Tue, 16 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Embracing the Wi-Fi Challenge to 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/ Good Wi-Fi has become one of the key criteria for travellers to choose a hotel, along with location and price. Download the free white paper from the Hoist Group to read more about the demands for convenient, accessible Wi-Fi services in hotels. Tue, 16 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT