Hotels

Washington, DC Man Sentenced to 13 Years in Federal Prison for the Kidnapping of a Victim at Maryland Hotel and Casino | USAO-MD

green beltMaryland – US District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced Darius Lawrence Young, a/k/a “Mup”, age 30, of Washington, DC, today to 13 years in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit kidnapping, in connection with the kidnapping of a victim from a Maryland hotel and casino and for …

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myDigitalOffice Acquires Datavision to Expand Hotel Performance & Analytics Footprint

BETHESDA, MD – myDigitalOffice (MDO), the world’s fastest growing hotel performance management platform, today announced the acquisition of Datavision Technologies, an industry leader in hotel data analytics and business intelligence for luxury resorts. Datavision’s hospitality BI platform provides a 360-degree view into any hotel operation, enabling customers to create bespoke reports and dashboards that contain …

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Rethinking Hotel Loyalty Programs in the Post-COVID World

Loyalty programs are not new in the airline and hotel industries, dating back to early 1980s when American Airlines introduced AAdvantage, one of the world’s first travel loyalty programs. Hotel chains quickly jumped on board, with Holiday Inn and Marriott being credited with the first hotel loyalty programs in 1983. Since then, loyalty programs have …

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3 hotels focus on Hutchinson, 1 looks at Kansas State Fairgrounds

Acting on a suggestion from the Chamber, a group of investors proposing to develop a Hilton Garden Inn in Hutchinson met last week with Kansas State Fair officials to explore locating the hotel on state property near the fairgrounds. Developer Aaron Brooks confirmed he met Thursday with Kansas State Fair Manager Bryan Schulz to explore …

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Editorial: Tulsa can bet big on itself with convention-style hotel downtown | Editorials

For Tulsa to take the next step in becoming a convention and travel destination, it may need to think big and invest in itself. Downtown Tulsa has seen a building boom of smaller, boutique hotels over the past several years. Many have opened in the central business district, and still more in the Blue Dome …

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Marriott to add eight hotels in Vietnam – Business Traveler

Marriott International has announced plans to add eight hotels in Vietnam, including its first Autograph Collection hotel in the country. The hotel group has signed an agreement with hospitality company Vinpearl to convert and develop 2,200 rooms across its Marriott Hotels, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Four Points by Sheraton and Autograph Collection brands. Six of …

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