Hotels

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.
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.
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.
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.
Loyalty Programs

Marriott Offers Lowest Rates to Loyalty Program Members

The hotel chain is taking on online travel agents like Expedia and Priceline.
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.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Sheraton-Owner Starwood Accepts Higher Takeover Offer From Marriott

The Marriott-Starwood combination will create the world's largest hotel chain.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Franchise 500

What's Hot in Franchising? The Big Takeaways From Our Franchise 500 Ranking.

From hotels to fast food, a look at which sectors are powering the franchise world.
Franchise Players

How This Veteran Franchisee Connects Hotels, Waxing and Gyms

Whether it's waxing or hotels, Sheetal Dalwadi's processes and philosophies translate to happy customers and high profits.
Wireless

Look Out, USB Chargers. Your Days Are Numbered.

Just as Wi-Fi killed Ethernet cables, wireless charging is poised to change everything -- from smartphones to real estate.