Hotels

Would You Pay an Hourly Rate to Stay at This Airport Terminal Hotel?
Airports

Would You Pay an Hourly Rate to Stay at This Airport Terminal Hotel?

The Charles de Gaulle airport just got a bit more layover-friendly.
Carly Okyle
Marriot's Starwood Acquisition Creates World's Largest Hotel Company
Acquisitions

Marriot's Starwood Acquisition Creates World's Largest Hotel Company

Shareholders for both companies on Friday agreed to a deal, which was valued at $12.41 billion.
Check Out This CIA Operative's 9-Step Hotel Safety Checklist
Business Travel

Check Out This CIA Operative's 9-Step Hotel Safety Checklist

Before you pack your bags, learn this 9-step spy-approved system.
Entrepreneur Staff
Here Are FlyerTalk's 3 Best Loyalty Programs in America
Loyalty Programs

Here Are FlyerTalk's 3 Best Loyalty Programs in America

The site for frequent travelers looked at airlines, hotels and rental car services.
Carly Okyle
Marriott Offers Lowest Rates to Loyalty Program Members
Loyalty Programs

Marriott Offers Lowest Rates to Loyalty Program Members

The hotel chain is taking on online travel agents like Expedia and Priceline.
Carly Okyle
Starwood Signs First U.S.-Cuba Hotel Deal Since 1959 Revolution
Starwood Hotel

Starwood Signs First U.S.-Cuba Hotel Deal Since 1959 Revolution

The company will operate two properties in Havana, with an intent to manage a third in the future.
Sheraton-Owner Starwood Accepts Higher Takeover Offer From Marriott
Mergers and Acquisitions

Sheraton-Owner Starwood Accepts Higher Takeover Offer From Marriott

The Marriott-Starwood combination will create the world's largest hotel chain.
Meet Connie, the Robot Concierge at a Virginia Hilton
Robots

Meet Connie, the Robot Concierge at a Virginia Hilton

Using IBM's artificial intelligence, the machine can greet guests, answer questions and more.
Carly Okyle
Can Your Hotel Make You Healthier?
Hotels

Can Your Hotel Make You Healthier?

Budget-friendly hotels are now offering extras aimed at promoting health, from vitamin-infused showers to rent-able workout gear.
Elaine Glusac
Service Industry Job Site Snagajob Raises $100 Million in Funding
Funding

Service Industry Job Site Snagajob Raises $100 Million in Funding

The influx of capital will be used, in part, to expand the company's mobile offerings.
Carly Okyle
4 Ways Travel Brands Should Use Instagram to Connect With Millennials
Instagram

4 Ways Travel Brands Should Use Instagram to Connect With Millennials

Instagram, the default option for travelers to post their whimsically-filtered photos, could be a gold mine for marketers in the travel industry.
Juliet Carnoy
How Fatherhood Changed This Man's Career Course
Franchise Players

How Fatherhood Changed This Man's Career Course

Mike Keeney had been working in the hospitality industry for more than 20 years before becoming a Discovery Point franchisee.
Carly Okyle
Hotels 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, Days Inn or Howard Johnson.