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A Starwood Product Story: New Brands and New Ideas

Starwood is using its “DNA” to reinvigorate its stable of hotel brands.

Hotel Demand Drivers in Cincinnati

A mix of cultural and commercial projects continues to steer businesspeople, tourists, and conventioneers toward Cincinnati, giving area hoteliers some hope in the tough economy.

Hospitality in Biloxi

The recovery of gaming, hotels, and tourism in Biloxi continues following Hurricane Katrina. How will these industries fare in the face of a national economic storm?

The New Look of Washington, D.C.’s Lodging Market

Classic hotels and new entrants to the upscale and luxury markets appeal to a widening demographic in the nation’s capital.

HVS Market Intelligence Report: Austin, Texas

As both the capital of Texas and the “Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin has businesses and hotels singing a lively tune despite the current economic dirge.

Market Intelligence Report: Cleveland, Ohio

Business growth is in league with happenings on the hotel front to help forge new promise for this evolving city.

VOIC Speaks of Optimism and Stability During Economic Crisis

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Vacation Ownership Investment Conference held in Orlando, Florida, from October 6th-9th, presented a rather optimistic outlook of the future of the vacation ownership industry.

Green is the New Gold in Lodging

Environmental awareness offers the greatest opportunity to the industry since the innovation of niche products like focused-service hotels. This article discusses various certification programs, and demonstrates the business case for green lodging.

The Virtual Meeting Ground

Why telepresence is a nascent revenue opportunity for upscale and luxury hotels.