Franklin County Visitors Bureau Marks 200th Year of Franklin County Old Jail

CHAMBERSBURG, PA., February 26, 2018 – If the walls of the Franklin County Old Jail could talk, the Franklin County Visitors Bureau is sure it would want to hear the stories. Located at 175 East King Street in Chambersburg PA, the Old Jail celebrates 200 years in 2018.

Built in 1818 as Franklin County’s third jail, the property’s exterior appearance illustrates the balance and proportion of Georgian architecture. Inside, the old cell walls bear the hand-scratched messages of former inmates, who marked off the time they served and recorded their misgivings. The jail housed debtors, thieves, and murderers. The gallows sit in the limestone exercise year and reach back to a time when hangings were social gatherings. By 1920, it became inactive. Continue reading “Franklin County Visitors Bureau Marks 200th Year of Franklin County Old Jail”

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Nike Tennis Camps Announces New Location in the United Kingdom

US Sports Camps is pleased to announce a new Nike Tennis Camp venue for 2018 at Canford School in association with West Hants Tennis Club near Bournemouth, England

SAN RAFAEL, CALIF., February 26, 2018 – Nike Tennis Camps will be offered at Canford School near Bournemouth this summer, a leading private school with excellent sports and educational facilities, situated near to the elite West Hants Tennis Club.

West Hants Tennis Club, just 10km from Canford School, is one of the best performance tennis centres in the UK. The club hosted the world’s first fully open professional tournament back in 1968 and has a rich tennis history. It currently has the UK’ s number 1 junior player in its Academy. The centre offers the following facilities: Continue reading “Nike Tennis Camps Announces New Location in the United Kingdom”

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Game for the Hotel Industry

Artificial Intelligence has already made a mark across varied businesses and the hospitality industry is fast catching up with this trend. While the hotel industry is an already crowded market, innovation is the key element for hotel owners to stay ahead of the competition.

Technologies such as artificial intelligence are vital to maintain a constant growth and to generate more revenues. Hoteliers are already striving for new methods to reach out to customers, know them better, engage them to earn their loyalty. If you are a hotelier, the sooner you embrace smart technologies, the better it would be for your success. Continue reading “How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Game for the Hotel Industry”

How the Blockchain Will Change the World of Hotel Distribution

By Harvey Norman |

Lowering costs is one of the biggest challenges that face the hospitality industry while considering opportunities for maximizing revenues. Hotel managers need to think of innovative ways to cut down on costs without affecting the quality of their services.

Adopting the blockchain platform as a means of distribution is expected to lower the costs hotels endure directly and indirectly. But switching from the current system and traditional distribution channels is another challenge that lies ahead of hotel managers and their marketing teams. Continue reading “How the Blockchain Will Change the World of Hotel Distribution”

Europe Hotel Construction Pipeline Booming With 22% YOY Growth and Middle East Pipeline Up With 11% YOY Growth

PORTSMOUTH, NH., February 26, 2018 – In line with its surging economic recovery, a recent Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report for Europe states that the Total Pipeline is booming with 1,316 Projects/205,650 Rooms, up 22% by projects Year-Over-Year (YOY) according to Lodging Econometrics (LE).

There are 636 Projects/103,736 Rooms Under Construction, up 19% by projects YOY. Projects Scheduled to Start Construction in the Next 12 Months are at 412 Projects/63,815 Rooms, up 45%, while projects in Early Planning at 268 Projects/38,099 Rooms are up by 2%. Continue reading “Europe Hotel Construction Pipeline Booming With 22% YOY Growth and Middle East Pipeline Up With 11% YOY Growth”