United States

Las Vegas Breaks Tourism Record, Surpasses 42 Million Visitors in 2015

by Matt Alderton | January 06, 2016
When its 2015 numbers are released, Las Vegas is expected to break its previous tourism record of 41.1 million visitors.

SBE Plans New Nightclub at Las Vegas Arena

by Matt Alderton | January 05, 2016
Hyde Lounge at Las Vegas Arena will offer drinks and dancing overlooking sporting and entertainment events at the new Las Vegas Arena.

Hard Rock Hartford Plans 2018 Opening in Connecticut

by Matt Alderton | January 04, 2016
Hard Rock Hotel Hartford will open in fall 2018 with 170 guest rooms.

ARIA to Greatly Expand Its Las Vegas Event Space

by Leo Jakobson | December 17, 2015
The ARIA Resort & Casino will expand its luxury event facilities to 500,000 square feet.

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Adding New Ballroom, Meeting Space

by Matt Alderton | December 15, 2015
The Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel will unveil new and renovated meeting space in spring 2016.

Travel Industry Warns Against Visa Waiver Program Disruptions

December 09, 2015

In light of the Paris terror attacks, travel industry leaders say Visa Waiver Program reforms are necessary -- within reason.


Las Vegas's Rossi Ralenkotter Joins Brand USA Board of Directors

by Matt Alderton | December 01, 2015
Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, has been appointed to the board of directors of Brand USA.

Spas: Tailor-Made Relaxation

by Alex Palmer | December 01, 2015
Properties are getting more personal and locally oriented with their spa treatments.

Joie de Vivre Announces New Hotels in Chicago, New Orleans, DC

by Matt Alderton | November 25, 2015

California-based Joie de Vivre Hotels is expanding its portfolio with new hotels in three major U.S. cities.


Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Unveils New Suites

by Matt Alderton | November 17, 2015
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has introduced 46 new high-end suites featuring artwork curated by Artspace.

Mandarin Oriental Opening New Hotel in Boca Raton in 2017

by Matt Alderton | November 13, 2015

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group will open its second South Florida hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton, in late 2017.


Sam Nazarian's SBE Plans Transformation for New York's Martha Washington Hotel

by Matt Alderton | November 13, 2015

New York's iconic Martha Washington Hotel will re-emerge in early 2016 as The Redbury Hotel New York.