Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Carlson Rezidor signs deal for expansion in Saudi Arabia

10/21/2014

  • HotelierMiddleEast.com (United Arab Emirates)

Carlson Rezidor has inked a development agreement with Al Hokair Group to open more than 30 new hotels in Saudi Arabia. Targets for expansion include major markets such as Jeddah, Riyadh, Medina, Makk… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Agency offers travel on installment, volunteer program

10/21/2014

  • TravelMarketReport.com

Swift Travel Deals can book trips payable through an interest-free installment plan or whenever the client wishes until 30 to 45 days before departure -- a deal that more than half of its 200,000 clie… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

U.S. airline fares up $2

10/20/2014

  • Reuters
  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

JetBlue Airways raised its domestic fares $2 on Thursday, an increase that was swiftly matched by Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. The increase is the first … Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Fat-melting technologies replace liposuction

10/21/2014

  • New York magazine

Writer Cheryl Wischhover tried out two fat-melting therapies, the LiLa Strawberry Laser and UltraShape, which uses ultrasound technology. Both procedures gave her good results with no side effects. Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

Fort Worth, Texas, project could see second hotel

10/20/2014

  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

A new AllianceTexas development in Fort Worth, Texas, could land a second hotel, part of plans that also include a corporate headquarters relocation. Marriott plans a 147-room hotel for the site but R… Read More