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Kimpton Dallas
Kimpton Pittman Hotel Opens in Historic Dallas Landmark

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has opened a new property in the Knights of Pythias Temple building, with help from Perkins+Will, Busta Studio and the Dallas Historical Society.

Article by Lauren Jade Hill for Top Hotel News

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ICC and World Travel & Tourism Council Issue COVID-19 Restart Guide

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have published a set of recommendations for safely re-opening customer-facing businesses in the age of COVID-19.

Article by Guest Contributor for HospitalityNet

Industry groups meeting
Industry groups partner to encourage travel planning

In a bid to boost travel planning and bookings in the wake of the COVID-19 downturn, the U.S. travel industry has launched a united campaign to encourage people to start planning their next trips.

Article by Jena Tesse Fox for Hotel Management

News-Recovery for LatAm
What recovery may look like for Caribbean, LatAm hotels

A slow but steady return of leisure travel and growing cooperation among competitors offers some hope to the hotel industry in the Caribbean and Latin America still struggling with the drop in demand brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Article by Bryan Woten by HotelNewsNow.com

IHG Signs Two New Hotels in Bangladesh

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Evalona Limited for two new build hotels in Bangladesh.

Article by Hotel News Resource

Let’s Play Together – IHG® Hotels & Resorts rallies with the 2020 US Open

IHG® Hotels & Resorts wishes the best of luck to the athletes, coaches and staff as it invites tennis fans to get behind the tournament, wherever they are, and celebrate champions on and off the court.

Article by Tara Velasquez for Company News HQ

Extended Stay Still ‘Golden Child of US Hotel Industry’

Even in the worst of the COVID-19 crisis, the extended-stay segment witnessed occupancy levels well above those of other segments. 

Article by Danielle Hess for HNN

With foreclosures looming, hotel industry pushes for HOPE Act

Major hotel industry leaders expressed an urgency for Congress to step up to help struggling hotel businesses before it is too late. 

Article by J.T. Fox for Hotel Management

Tourism Bali
How Will Emerging Economies Reliant on Tourism Survive the Crisis?

Many emerging economies have built their growth strategies on tourism. Not every one will be able to pick up where they left off on the other side.

Article by Rosie Spinks for Skift

Hotel Training
Hotels Reimagine Training to Deal with Pandemic

Owners and operators are providing training to off-site employees and enhancing said training programs to deal with health and safety issues.

Article by Harvey Chipkin for HNN

Industry Events

Texas Hotel Conference powered by THLA & AHLA
October 04

The Texas Hotel Conference is Texas owners' opportunity to connect with the larger hotel community and hear industry leaders and experts share the latest hotel market trends and policy updates impacting your hotel. 

2022 HTNG European Conference
October 17 - 19

Throughout the years, the HTNG European Conference continues to bring together key industry decision makers in the European region.  Expect to network with some of the industry's top experts, attend diverse sessions focused on hospitality technology trends and expand your company's business development.

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo
October 19 - 20

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo is the UK's leading business event dedicated to the hotel sector. Every year the show connects the industry's most ambitions professionals with the solutions, services and innovations they need to achieve excellence and stay ahead of the curve. 

Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF)
November 02 - 04

AHIF has always been a platform for both learning and networking. Now, in a post-COVID world, this event is as much a source of reconnecting as well as a source of support and solidarity in driving business into Africa.

HX The Hotel Experience
November 13 - 14

The HX conference and expo offers unparalleled opportunities to experience today's must-have hospitality innovations. The exhibit floor gives hotel owners and operators direct access to a comprehensive range of operating supplies, equipment and managing expertise, from extraordinary guest amenities to back-of-house products and systems that improve overall profitability.