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 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 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 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 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 Palace Resorts to open new property in Jamaica http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newspalace-resorts-to-open-new-property-in-mexico-4322217 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newspalace-resorts-to-open-new-property-in-mexico-4322217 Palace Resorts has announced plans to open a property in Jamaica, the group’s first property outside of Mexico. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 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 Starwood Hotels to open new Westin property in Houston, Texas http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-to-open-westin-property-in-houston-texas-4321011 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-to-open-westin-property-in-houston-texas-4321011 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is set to open its fifth Westin brand hotel in the greater Houston region of Texas in collaboration with The Howard Hughes Corporation. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Rezidor Hotel signs deals for 11 properties in Q2 2014 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsrezidor-hotel-signs-deals-for-11-properties-in-saudi-arabia-turkey-4320846 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsrezidor-hotel-signs-deals-for-11-properties-in-saudi-arabia-turkey-4320846 The Rezidor Hotel Group has signed 11 new projects in the second quarter of 2014, in a bid to expand its global footprint. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT DoubleTree by Hilton opens new hotel in Ohio, US http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsdoubletree-by-hilton-opens-new-hotel-in-ohio-us-4320133 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsdoubletree-by-hilton-opens-new-hotel-in-ohio-us-4320133 DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide has opened a new property in Newark, Ohio, as part of its aim to expand its portfolio. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ashford Hospitality to acquire Marriott-branded hotel in Northern California http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsashford-hospitality-to-acquire-marriott-branded-hotel-in-northern-california-4319584 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsashford-hospitality-to-acquire-marriott-branded-hotel-in-northern-california-4319584 Ashford Hospitality Trust, Texas-based real estate investment trust (REIT), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley hotel in a $37.5m debt-financed deal. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT HECANSA Partners with eRevMax for Hotel Online Distribution Technology http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/hospitality-software/erevmax-international/presshecansa-partners-with-erevmax.html http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/hospitality-software/erevmax-international/presshecansa-partners-with-erevmax.html Hotel Schools of the Canary Islands SA (HECANSA), a company dependent on the Government of the Canary Islands (Board of Tourism) has signed a partnership agreement with eRevMax, the global leader in hotel channel management space, with the goal to br… Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:13:00 GMT Chinese holidaymakers increasingly using technology to book hotel accommodation: Study http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsdependency-on-technology-surges-in-chinese-travelers-hotelscom-4318803 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsdependency-on-technology-surges-in-chinese-travelers-hotelscom-4318803 Over half of Chinese international holidaymakers are booking their hotel accommodation via the web or mobile apps, up from 45% in 2013, according to a survey conducted by Hotels.com. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hilton Worldwide to open new DoubleTree property in Nova Scotia, Canada http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshilton-worldwide-to-open-new-doubletree-property-in-nova-scotia-canada-4319281 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshilton-worldwide-to-open-new-doubletree-property-in-nova-scotia-canada-4319281 Global hospitality group Hilton Worldwide has signed a deal to open new 120-room all-suite DoubleTree by Hilton property in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Choice Hotels expands global footprint with first property in Turkey http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newschoice-hotels-expands-global-footprint-with-first-property-in-turkey-4318150 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newschoice-hotels-expands-global-footprint-with-first-property-in-turkey-4318150 Choice Hotels International has opened its first Clarion brand property in Turkey as part of its global expansion strategy. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT La Quinta Resort to undergo multimillion-dollar renovation http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsla-quinta-resort-to-undergo-multimillion-dollar-renovation-4317318 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsla-quinta-resort-to-undergo-multimillion-dollar-renovation-4317318 Southern California's iconic La Quinta Resort & Club is set to undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation that is expected to be completed by late 2014. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT