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Peachtree Hotel Group Expands Its Portfolio

Peachtree Hotel Group (PHG), a lodging organization focused on operating and investing in premium select service and extended-stay hotels today announced the addition of two first mortgage note purchases and one hotel acquisition, growing their portfolio to 13 properties. The total value of all three acquisitions exceeded $20 million.

Police arrest three in online prostitution bust Stay ahead of the market. Signup for our free newsletter!!! Click here to find out more! (Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer)trackingBy Alan Riquelmy, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Sept. 13--The call star

(Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer)trackingBy Alan Riquelmy, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga.

The call started out as another online prostitution bust. When it ended, two men and a woman were behind bars with another woman quickly leaving the Best Western on Macon Road, police said.

Bangalore hotel 1st in India and 2nd in Top Business Hotels in World - Taj West End

The Taj West End, Bangalore has been adjudged 2nd amongst the top overseas business hotels in World in the prestigious "Conde Nast Readers Travel awards 2010".

Royal Orchid plans to build 250-room hotel in Powai

Q: Could you walk us through the rationale of acquiring this 74% stake in Amartara, which holds some land in Powai and what's the plan over there?

Carlson Signs Radisson Hotel in Pattaya

Carlson has expanded its Radisson brand to the colourful Thai resort destination, Pattaya.

Sheraton Perth hotel named 'Best Business Hotel' at 2010 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence

Sheraton Perth Hotel has been named 'Best Business Hotel' at the 2010 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, held at Sydney's Doltone House on Friday 3 September.

Website Helps Visitors To Find Green Hotels

A new enhancement to Best Western's web site is helping the World's Largest Hotel Chain® meet travellers' demands for environmentally-friendly hotels.

Eat, Pray & Love In Style with Small Luxury Hotels of the World™; Gourmet Delights in Italy, Enlightenment in India and Romance in Bali

Dreaming of a culinary adventure in Italy, a journey of self-discovery in India or finding romance in Bali? With 14 independently-owned hotels across India, 60 properties in Italy and four resorts in Bali as well as over 500 hotels in 75 countries around the world, Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) offers a diverse choice of hotels and experiences for travellers inspired by the book or film 'Eat Pray Love'.

Baljee bets on multiple models for expansion

Unlike most other hoteliers, Keshav Baljee, president and co-promoter of Royal Orchids Hotels Ltd, does not believe in adopting a single approach to his business, instead going for multiple categories and business models.

Westin Hotels & Resorts launches dedicated customer toll free number in India

Westin Hotels & Resorts have launched a dedicated customer toll free number in India. The number 000 800 650 1407 is also available at www. www.westin.com/tollfree.

Sol Meliá Begins Growth In The United States With The Opening Of The Meliá Atlanta

The company achieves its objective and begins operations in the so-called "capital of the south" of the United States and with an eye on new destination.

The hotel will begin operations under management agreement on 15 October and the owner will commit a 35 million dollar renovation over the next two years.

Hilton Announces Landmark Hotel Signing In Montenegro

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with AD UTIP Crna Gora to open a new Hilton hotel in Podgorica, Montenegro. Scheduled to open by the end of 2012, Hilton Podgorica Montenegro is Hilton Worldwide's first hotel signing in the country and will see the multi-million euro redevelopment of a historic building in the city.

Shangri-La Breaks Ground for a New City Resort in Diqing, Shangri-La County, Yunnan Province

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced the development for a new city resort, the 230-room Shangri-La Hotel, Diqing in Shangri-La county, Yunnan province during a ground breaking ceremony today. The property is targeting to open in early 2013.

Hotel Technology Middle East

Delivering next generation, intelligent hotel solutions and strategies
19 - 22 September 2010
Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

International Leisure Industry Week 2010

Leisure Industry Week (LIW) 2010, incorporating Sports Development Week, will be held at the Birmingham NEC on 21-23 September 2010.

Interactive Maps - What to do, Ideas to implement & What the big chains are doing

Intercontinental Hotels has put up interactive maps of cities

Exclusive Interview | Kiran Arora - Winner 'Young Chef Award 2010 - FHRAI'

Kiran is Executive Chef with Taj Group of Hotels.

Kiran Arora | LinkedInCurrently he is posted at Australia.


Prior to that he was with the group at Jodhpur, India

Here is the quick interview with him after he won the FHRAI Award



The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi to open in October 2010

The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi, the fifth Westin property in India will open in October 2010.

Hotel Leelaventure plans to sell and lease its Leela IT Park in Chennai

Hotel Leelaventure is looking to cash in on the growing real estate market in Chennai, as it plans to partly sell and lease its Leela IT Park in Chennai.

REVPAR GURU Gets To The Heart Of Revenue Management In Far-Reaching Hotel Industry Survey

Get the lay of the land. See what the conditions are on the ground. Get a perspective from the field.

Thistle Named First Hotel Group To Achieve Full Hospitality Assured Accreditation

Thistle has been named as the first hotel group to achieve full Hospitality Assured accreditation, with a quarter of the group's UK hotels achieving 'world class' status.

Rs 1600cr hotel to open in city

The capital is all set to get India's most expensive five-star deluxe hotel when the Leela opens here on October 1. The records started to get set about two years back when the group acquired a three-acre plot in the prime diplomatic area of Chanakyapuri for about Rs 700 crore.