United States

TSA Ends PreCheck Practice of 'Managed Inclusion'

by Matt Alderton | November 02, 2015
The Transportation Security Administration is no longer allowing non-PreCheck passengers to use PreCheck security lanes at airports.

Hyatt Moves Toward On-Site Power Generation With New Fuel Cell

by Matt Alderton | October 27, 2015

Hyatt Hotels Corp. is partnering with Bloom Energy, a fuel cell technology company that manufactures on-site power generation systems.

Aloft Launches Emoji Room Service

by Matt Alderton | October 26, 2015

Aloft Hotels has launched the world's first emoji-only "text-it-and-get-it" room service menu.

Starwood Partners with DIRECTV for In-Room Entertainment

by Matt Alderton | October 22, 2015
The new agreement will give guests at participating Starwood hotels access to nearly 100 HD TV channels, plus select DVR capabilities.

New Conrad Hotel Coming to Fort Lauderdale in 2016

by Matt Alderton | October 15, 2015
The Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort will have 290 rooms and nine meeting and event spaces.

New San Francisco 'Neighborhood Network' Activates 'Micro-Citywide' Events

by Matt Alderton | October 14, 2015
While San Francisco's Moscone Center is being renovated, the city is encouraging groups to meet at hotels in other parts of the city.

Travel Industry Speaks Out Against Planned TSA Staffing Cuts

by Matt Alderton | October 12, 2015

The U.S. Travel Association opposed plans by Congress to cut the Transportation Security Agency's staffing budget in 2016.

Starwood's SPG Pro Loyalty Program Celebrates First Birthday

by Matt Alderton | October 12, 2015

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is celebrating its meetings-industry loyalty program with a "double points" promotion.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort Open Following Historic Rains

by Matt Alderton | October 09, 2015
Kiawah Island and Kiawah Island Golf Resort are open and dry after South Carolina's massive flooding Oct. 1-4.

Travel Industry Hopeful as New CEO Signals Positive Changes at United

by Matt Alderton | October 06, 2015

CEO Oscar Muñoz has promised a new era at United Airlines; the U.S. Travel Association hopes for a new era in aviation policy, too.

Forecast: Corporate Hotel Rates Could See Highest Increase in 30 Years

by Matt Alderton | October 05, 2015

According to New York University's Bjorn Hanson, contracted corporate room rates could increase by up to 7.5 percent for 2016.

Cirque du Soleil Debuts Teambuilding Workshops for Groups

by Matt Alderton | October 05, 2015

Cirque du Soleil is offering private workshops for corporate groups in Las Vegas.