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RFID in the Sheets

The plush robe in your hotel room now comes with an electronic leash.


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Starting the World’s Largest Hotel from His Bedroom

Magnuson isn’t your typical startup guy.


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Niche Biz: Shipping Container Hotel

UK-based company Snoozebox has come up with an ingenious concept to solve the housing issue for on-site staff at major events, such as the Olympics.


Econo Lodge Celebrates A Milestone And Gears Up For Growth Across Australasia Starting With New Self-Contained Accommodation In Melbourne

Choice Hotels Australasia (CHA) has revealed plans to expand its economy brand, Econo Lodge, following robust growth since its launch.


‎Earn Up To 20,000 Bonus Priority Club® Points For Summer Travel

With the summer vacation season fast approaching, one of the world’s largest hotel companies IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announces its latest promotion for Priority Club® Rewards members.


Brands Accelerate Removal Of Low-Hanging Fruit

A handful of hotel brands announced brand overhauls in recent months, and in doing so franchisors weren’t shy in saying a significant percentage of under performing properties would be exiting the system.


Upscale Arizona Resort Joins Wyndham Portfolio

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, today announced the addition of the upscale, 241-room Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa: The full-service property is the third hotel in Arizona to fly the Wyndham® flag, joining sister properties Wyndham Green Valley Canoa Ranch Resort in Green Valley and Wyndham Garden Hotel Prescott in Prescott.


Lotus Originals Global Flagship Store To Open At Cafe Royal Block, Regent Street

Lotus Originals, the luxury clothing and accessories brand recently launched by Group Lotus, will open its new global flagship store at 52 Regent Street in London’s Piccadilly.


Franchise Agreement Sees New Comfort Hotel Open In The UK

Choice Hotels Europe has opened its new Comfort Hotel Luton hotel in England through a recent franchise agreement.


The Orchid, An Eco-Friendly Hotel Chain, Announces Franchise Opportunities

Kamat Hotels (India) Ltd (KHIL) announces franchise opportunities for The Orchid, Asia’s first certified eco-friendly five-star hotel.