Travel & Lodging

AH&LA SmartBrief

News for hotel and lodging professionals

AH&LA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Hotel & Lodging Association

LaSalle Hotels posts 11.5% growth in Q3 revenue per available room

10/23/2014

  • American City Business Journals
  • Yahoo

LaSalle Hotel Properties said third-quarter net income rose to $98.2 million from $28.5 million last year as U.S. demand surpassed predictions and hotel rates maintained a strong growth trajectory. Re… Read More

ASTA SmartBrief

News for travel agents

ASTA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American Society of Travel Agents

Contiki reports positive results from new sales team

10/24/2014

  • Travel Weekly

Contiki said sales through travel agents increased 25% year-over-year and overall bookings grew by double digits. The tour operator attributes the growth to the new trade sales team it introduced last… Read More

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

The best stories for business travelers

SmartBrief for The Business Traveler

Spas target weary executives with elite wellness packages

10/23/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Stressed-out executives are finding more than massages and facials at spas such as VeraVia in San Diego that offer in-depth fitness and diet programs, including evaluations by a doctor. Other spas wor… Read More

ISPA SmartBrief

News for professionals in the spa industry

ISPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Spa Association

Owners: Menu, training are keys to success of their Hand & Stone locations

10/23/2014

  • Star Local Media (Plano, Texas)

The Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa in Flower Mound, Texas, won Best Spa in Denton County for 2014 -- an impressive feat since the facility had been open for just six months before voting began. I… Read More

ILHA SmartBrief

Luxury hospitality news

ILHA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Hoteliers Association

SLS Hotels new loyalty program focuses on perks in Las Vegas

10/23/2014

  • HotelChatter

SLS Hotels' parent company SBE has released its new loyalty program called The Code. The program offers special room rates at SLS Las Vegas as well as other discounts and perks at restaurants and nigh… Read More