United States

Marriott Plans U.S. Launch of Canadian Hotel Brand 'Delta'

by Matt Alderton | November 11, 2015

America's first Delta Hotels and Resorts property will open in December in Orlando.


SLS Las Vegas Inks Deal With Starwood, Becoming W Hotel

by Matt Alderton | November 09, 2015
SLS Las Vegas has signed with Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide and will now become a dual-branded W and Tribute Portfolio hotel.

UberEVENTS Rolls Out Nationwide

by Deanna Ting | November 04, 2015
Planners can now use Uber for their events throughout the U.S. to provide paid or discounted transportation for attendees.

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.