Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

LaSalle Hotel Properties sees 4% rise in Q1 revenue per available room

4/24/2014

  • American City Business Journals

LaSalle Hotel Properties reports that revenue per available room at its hotels rose 4% in the first quarter, amid a 6.2% increase in average daily rates. The hotel firm saw its net loss grow to $9 mil… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

ASTA offers to help Brand USA grow inbound travel

4/24/2014

  • Travel Weekly

During a Tuesday meeting with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, ASTA offered its assistance in driving inbound tourism to the U.S. in collaboration with Brand … Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Startup is designed to give space to travelers who need a "Breather"

4/22/2014

  • Atlantic Cities, The

Frequent business traveler Julien Smith founded Breather out of pure frustration with the lack of places to go to simply take a break or make an uninterrupted call aside from coffee shops and hotel lo… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Marilyn Monroe's red lips named most iconic in beauty trends

4/24/2014

  • Huffington Post, The
  • Daily Express (London)

A Superdrug survey asked 2,000 women to rank the top 20 iconic looks in beauty and found that Marilyn Monroe's scarlet lips remain a clear favorite. Rounding out the top five looks that have stood the… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Plans move ahead for Fla. Fenway Hotel replacement

4/23/2014

  • Tampa Tribune (Fla.), The

A project that would raze the Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Fla., and build a luxury, Mediterranean-style waterfront hotel that looks similar is moving ahead, following a delay last year. "When you walk in… Read More