Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

Historic Cliff House Resort & Spa in Maine is sold to Rockbridge Capital

4/15/2014

  • Portland Press Herald (Maine)

Rockbridge Capital has acquired the 166-room Cliff House Resort & Spa in Cape Neddick, Maine, in a joint venture for an undisclosed sum. The new owners said they plan to renovate the historic property… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Avalon Waterways to deploy 2 ships in France in 2015

4/16/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Avalon Waterways has announced that it will expand its capacity in France by 95% next year by deploying its Suite-class vessels Avalon Poetry II and the soon-to-be-launched Avalon Tapestry II in the c… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

American Airlines strives for home feel in redesign

4/14/2014

  • Skift

American Airlines is using the tools of design to boost not just its profile but the idea of an airplane as a kind of hotel in the skies. "We're in the hospitality industry, and these are our guests. … Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

What's hot in makeup styles this spring

4/15/2014

  • Wall St. Cheat Sheet

One of the main makeup trends in this spring's fashion shows was a nude look that eschews matte effects in favor of "a simple freshness, focusing on skincare, curled lashes and a groomed brow," makeup… Read More

SmartBrief on Luxury Hoteliers

Luxury hospitality news

SmartBrief on Luxury Hoteliers

Published in partnership with: Luxury Hoteliers

Cristal Hotels aims for 50 hotels in 5 years

4/15/2014

  • HotelierMiddleEast.com (United Arab Emirates)

Cristal Hotels & Resorts is widening its Middle East reach, scratching previous plans to operate 25 hotels in five years and now setting its sights on 50. The Abu Dhabi-based company expects to run 13… Read More