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India Hotel Expansion Summit | 19-20 May 2011 [JW Marriott Mumbai] Mumbai, India

Deliver your Products and Services to India’s Expanding Hotel Market!

PEOPLE | Hilton Niseko Village Appoints Darryl Marsden As General Manager

Hilton Niseko Village today announced the appointment of Darryl Marsden as its general manager, effective 16 May 2011. Darryl was most recently the general manager of Fiji Beach Resort and Spa Managed by Hilton in Denarau, Fiji.

Marriott launches recruiting game for Facebook

Marriott International hopes a new game available for free to Facebook users could convince a new wave of young people to give the hotel industry a try in real life.

Starwood relocates executive team to China for month

CEO Frits van Paasschen and the rest of the top executive team of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. will spend the next four weeks headquartered in Shanghai, an immersive technique the company hopes will give leadership a better understanding of what is becoming Starwood’s most important market.

Hotel investors’ ‘buy’ intentions at six-year high

Hotel transaction volume in the United States reached US$4.9 billion through May—triple the volume recorded during the first five months of 2010. Just as importantly, the number of hotel investors indicating intent to buy over the next six months is at its highest level in six years.

Algonquin Hotel sale is confirmed

The historic 174-key Algonquin Hotel has been sold for the fifth time in 15 years.

Hilton Worldwide to open five properties in Mexico this year

Hilton Worldwide plans to open seven hotels in Mexico within the next 12 months, including five before the end of this year.

Dow Hotel Co. acquires Hilton Long Island

The Dow Hotel Co. has acquired the 304-key Hilton Long Island/Huntington in a joint venture with Prudential Insurance Company of America.

Marriott flagship brand’s global pipeline stands at 49, half in Asia Pacific

Marriott International's flagship brand, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, has a pipeline of 49 hotels and resorts to open in the next four years worldwide. Hotels under development will be mostly in emerging destinations, with 24 hotels in the Asia Pacific region, nine in the Middle East and Africa, four in Europe and 12 in the Americas.