Hospitality industry

Element By Westin® Announces Opening Of Element Philadelphia, The Largest Property For The Global Eco-Conscious Brand

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

Our flexible accommodations will open at a time when it\'s needed most for leisure and business travelers alike.

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  • Our flexible accommodations will open at a time when it\'s needed most for leisure and business travelers alike.
  • "\nElement Hotels has redefined the longer stay experience with a design philosophy that encourages guests to recharge and find focus.
  • This approach is seen throughout Element Philadelphia, the brand\'s largest property globally.
  • To enroll for free or for more information about Marriott Bonvoy, visit MarriottBonvoy.com .To download the Marriott app, go here .

Boardwalk Reit Announces Voting Results From 2021 Annual General Meeting of Unitholders

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:30am

b"Boardwalk REIT strives to be Canada's friendliest landlord and is a leading owner/operator of multi-family rental communities.

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  • b"Boardwalk REIT strives to be Canada's friendliest landlord and is a leading owner/operator of multi-family rental communities.
  • Providing homes in more than 200 communities, with over 33,000 residential units totaling over 28 million net rentable square feet, Boardwalk has a proven long-term track record of building better communities, where love always lives.
  • Our three-tiered and distinct brands: Boardwalk Living, Boardwalk Communities and Boardwalk Lifestyle, cater to a large and diverse demographic and has evolved to capture the life cycle of all Resident Members.
  • Additional information about Boardwalk REIT can be found on the Trust's website at www.bwalk.com/investors .\n"

California Hotel and Lodging Association: State Hospitality to Receive Much-Needed $95 Million

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:38pm

b'On behalf of California\xe2\x80\x99s more than 6,000 hotels and 235,000 hotel employees, the California Hotel and Lodging Association released this statement in response to Gov.

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  • b'On behalf of California\xe2\x80\x99s more than 6,000 hotels and 235,000 hotel employees, the California Hotel and Lodging Association released this statement in response to Gov.
  • Newsom\xe2\x80\x99s proposed $95 million for marketing to revive California\xe2\x80\x99s travel and tourism industry:\n\xe2\x80\x9cCalifornia\xe2\x80\x99s hotels and our employees are so ready to be fully reopened and re-welcome guests from near and far,\xe2\x80\x9d said Lynn S. Mohrfeld, President and CEO of CHLA.
  • Newsom\xe2\x80\x99s extraordinary support that will provide much-needed funds to let the world know that California hotels are safe, healthy and open.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe California Hotel and Lodging Association is the leading resource and advocate for California\xe2\x80\x99s more than 6,000 hotels, motels and boutique inns that employ more than 235,000 workers.
  • CHLA, established in 1893, is the largest state lodging industry association in the nation and is a partner with the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

Airbnb Announces First Quarter 2021 Results

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:08pm

b'Airbnb will host an audio webcast to discuss its results at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m.

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  • b'Airbnb will host an audio webcast to discuss its results at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m.
  • ET today.
  • After registering, instructions will be shared on how to join the call.\nFollowing the call, a replay of the webcast will be available at the same website.
  • Every day, Hosts offer one-of-a-kind stays and unique Experiences that make it possible for guests to experience the world in a more authentic, connected way.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/airbnb-announces-first-quarter-2...\n'

Nine Trump Hotels Properties Earn 2021 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice and Best of the Best Awards

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:42pm

2 out of the Top 25 Hotels in the United States, and was also recognized as the Travelers\' Choice: No.

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  • 2 out of the Top 25 Hotels in the United States, and was also recognized as the Travelers\' Choice: No.
  • 1 hotel in Washington, D.C. Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago also came in as the Travelers\' Choice: No.
  • 1 hotel in Chicago.\nTrump International Hotel Waikiki and Trump National Doral Miami both earned the Travelers\' Choice: No.
  • 2 hotel position in their respective regions, while Trump International Hotel Las Vegas and Albemarle Estate at Trump Winery each achieved the Travelers\' Choice: No.

Hilton Grand Vacations Wins a Gold Stevie® Award in 2021 American Business Awards® for Second Consecutive Year

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:57pm

More than 3,800 nominations were submitted and reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 250 professionals worldwide.

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  • More than 3,800 nominations were submitted and reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 250 professionals worldwide.
  • Winners will be celebrated during a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.\nAbout Hilton Grand Vacations Inc.\nHilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) is recognized as a leading global timeshare company.
  • With headquarters in Orlando, Florida, Hilton Grand Vacations develops, markets and operates a system of brand-name, high-quality vacation ownership resorts in select vacation destinations.
  • The Company also manages and operates two innovative club membership programs: Hilton Grand Vacations Club\xc2\xae and The Hilton Club\xc2\xae, providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel and reservation services for nearly 330,000 club members.

Commonwealth Hotels hires phenomenal Dual Sales Leader at Two Cincinnati Airport Properties

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:56pm

b'COVINGTON, Ky., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Hotels is pleased to announce the hiring of Nicole Estep as the new Dual Director of Sales of the Residence Inn and Courtyard Cincinnati Airport .

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  • b'COVINGTON, Ky., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Hotels is pleased to announce the hiring of Nicole Estep as the new Dual Director of Sales of the Residence Inn and Courtyard Cincinnati Airport .
  • Estep comes to the Cincinnati market after spending the vast majority of her career leading hotel sales efforts outside of Detroit.\n"I knew Nicole was a perfect fit for the Commonwealth culture as soon as I met her," Jennifer Schneider, Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Revenue Management at Commonwealth Hotels, said.
  • "\nEstep takes the sales lead at the two Marriott properties after an extensive background with major hotel brands, including Marriott.
  • Commonwealth Hotels currently manages 47 properties with over 5,000 rooms.\n'

Sift Ranks Among Highest Scoring Businesses on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of Best Workplaces for 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:07pm

b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sift , the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, has been named to Inc. magazine\xe2\x80\x99s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021.

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  • b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sift , the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, has been named to Inc. magazine\xe2\x80\x99s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021.
  • The organization\xe2\x80\x99s benefits were also audited to determine the company\xe2\x80\x99s overall score and ranking.\n\xe2\x80\x9cIt\xe2\x80\x99s an honor to have Sift recognized as one of the top workplaces in the United States,\xe2\x80\x9d said Marc Olesen, President & CEO of Sift.
  • Global brands such as Twitter, Airbnb, and Twilio rely on Sift to gain competitive advantage in their markets.
  • Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC Hosting Dream Wedding Giveaway In Honor Of National Nurses Appreciation Month

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:48pm

b'WASHINGTON, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC today announced the launch of their Dream Wedding Giveaway, in honor of National Nurses Appreciation Month.

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  • b'WASHINGTON, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC today announced the launch of their Dream Wedding Giveaway, in honor of National Nurses Appreciation Month.
  • The retail value of the Dream Wedding Giveaway package is $10,000.\n"It has been a demanding year for our healthcare workers who have been tirelessly fighting the COVID-19 pandemic," said Bill Hanley, Area Director of Sales and Marketing for Hotel Monaco DC.
  • "\nThe hotel is accepting submissions for the Dream Wedding Giveaway through their Instagram profile, @MonacoDC .
  • The hotel is home to Dirty Habit DC and more than 10,000 square feet of event space for up to 200 guests.

Kasada to Acquire 414-Key Safari Hotels & Conference Centre, the Largest Hospitality Complex in Namibia

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 8:30am

b'Funds advised by Kasada Capital Management today announced the acquisition of the 414-key Safari Hotels and Conference Centre in Windhoek, Namibia.

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  • b'Funds advised by Kasada Capital Management today announced the acquisition of the 414-key Safari Hotels and Conference Centre in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • The Safari Court Hotel will be converted to M\xc3\xb6venpick, and the Safari Hotel will become an ibis Styles.
  • The Kasada group\xe2\x80\x99s hotels are operated under the banner of Accor\xe2\x80\x99s wide range of internationally renowned brands.
  • The hospitality venture expanded into two full-service hotels with a total of 414 keys and developed into Namibia\xe2\x80\x99s foremost MICE venue.