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Boost Traffic to Your Hotel Website

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Kimpton Joins Long Line of Hotels with Known Card Data Breaches

Kimpton Hotels, with locations throughout the U.S. and one in the Cayman Islands, acknowledged on Wednesday that malware discovered on many of its payment terminals in hotels and restaurants pose a threat to customers who patronized its properties from February 16 to July 7, 2016.

Hotels Entice Guests with YouTube

Wyndham Rewards YouTubeHotels are using YouTube to show off what they have to offer, finding that the second most popular search engine offers considerable advantages in promoting a hotel's story.

USALI Changes Offer New Benchmarks

Every ten years or so, the Financial Management Committee (FMC) of the American Hotel & Lodging Association revises the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI). The USALI serves as the industry standard for reporting hotel revenues and expenses.

Customer Payment Card Information Hacked at 20 HEI Top Name Hotels

HEI Hotels & Resorts, which has a portfolio of leading brand hotels, says that its credit card processor has notified them that there was a security breach during which malware was installed, affecting 20 hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia.

Marriott-Starwood Merger Hits China Snag

The Marriott $13.6 billion buyout of Starwood has run into red tape in China:

Best Western Partners with University of Phoenix for Hotel Employee Education

Best Western Hotels & Resorts and the University of Phoenix are partnering to provide customized hospitality education certificates and tuition reductions to the hotel chain's employees.

Luxury Hotels CEO Talks about the Hospitality Industry

The luxury hotel concept has changed dramatically since Small Luxury Hotels of the World CEO Filip Boyen worked in Bora Bora 20 years ago, he says.

DNC Delegates Cramming into Hotel Rooms to Cope with High Rates

Delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia find that in many cases their pocketbooks are no match for the premium rates that hotels are charging.

Hotels Finding that Texting Rather than Talking Has Its Advantages

Hotels are finding that many of their guests would rather text than talk.