Author: asiantrader

AAHOA PAST CHAIRMAN Manhar P. “MP” Rama passed away Sunday at age 74. Rama was a co-founder with his brothers of JHM Hotels that later became Auro Hotels in Greenville,... Read More

U.S. HOTELS ADDED 700 jobs to their payrolls in June, according to the latest government data, but the nationwide workforce shortage continues to make it difficult for hotels to fill... Read More

THE U.S. SUPREME Court overturned a lower court ruling that found Grants Pass, Oregon’s ban on outdoor sleeping on public lands violated the constitution’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment.... Read More

FF&E PROVIDER HÄFELE and Like Magic, a guest experience platform, are producing a new multifunctional hotel room concept. The “Work and Sleep” concept allows hotel operators to transform rooms into... Read More

U.S. HOTEL PERFORMANCE improved in the fourth week of June compared to the previous week, showing positive year-over-year results, according to CoStar. Occupancy, RevPAR and ADR all increased over the... Read More

U.S. EXTENDED-STAY HOTELS room supply increased by 3.2 percent in May, slightly above the average monthly rise over the past two years, according to The Highland Group. May marked the... Read More

PEACHTREE GROUP BAGGED multiple Marriott Select Brands Awards at this year’s Marriott Select Brands Owner & Franchisee CONNECT Conference in Orlando, Florida. The awards recognize hotels for service, innovation and... Read More

Rebecca Trumbo and William Gullion recently joined Greenville-based Auro Hotels as procurement director and vice president of design and construction, respectively. Trumbo previously held procurement roles at Best Western Hotels... Read More

WYNDHAM HOTELS & RESORTS recently launched Wyndham Connect, a new guest engagement platform by Canary Technologies, in North America. The platform, first announced at the company’s 2023 global conference, is... Read More

PHILADELPHIA-BASED HOVR, a website content delivery software, recently launched its generative AI product, “Suggestions,” and mobile experience, “Pathways,” to boost business engagement and conversion rates through strategic video delivery. The... Read More