The hotel chain is taking on online travel agents like Expedia and Priceline.
The company will operate two properties in Havana, with an intent to manage a third in the future.
Mergers and Acquisitions
The Marriott-Starwood combination will create the world's largest hotel chain.
Using IBM's artificial intelligence, the machine can greet guests, answer questions and more.
Budget-friendly hotels are now offering extras aimed at promoting health, from vitamin-infused showers to rent-able workout gear.
The influx of capital will be used, in part, to expand the company's mobile offerings.
Instagram, the default option for travelers to post their whimsically-filtered photos, could be a gold mine for marketers in the travel industry.
Mike Keeney had been working in the hospitality industry for more than 20 years before becoming a Discovery Point franchisee.
From hotels to fast food, a look at which sectors are powering the franchise world.
Whether it's waxing or hotels, Sheetal Dalwadi's processes and philosophies translate to happy customers and high profits.
Just as Wi-Fi killed Ethernet cables, wireless charging is poised to change everything -- from smartphones to real estate.
There is no evidence yet that reservations or customer information was compromised.
The combined company will own or franchise more than 5,500 hotels around the world.
Hotel chains are beefing up their amenities and shrinking their room size.
are businesses that provide lodging -- and often other services such as food and entertainment -- to travelers. Entrepreneurs can own a franchise of hotels, such as
Hampton by Hilton
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