Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust Completes Acquisition of Bellagio Real Estate from MGM Resorts International for $4.25 Billion in Sale-Leaseback Transaction

November 18, 2019 – New York and Las Vegas – Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (“BREIT”) and MGM Resorts International (“MGM Resorts”) (NYSE: MGM) today announced the closing of the previously announced 95%/5% BREIT-led joint venture with MGM Resorts to acquire the real estate assets of the Bellagio for $4.25 billion in a sale-leaseback transaction.…

Desert Diamond Casino West Valley Expansion Project Implements InvoTech Uniform System

InvoTech RFID Uniform System is now used at Desert Diamond Casino West Valley to manage the Uniform Operations for Complete Control and Accountability Los Angeles, CA., November 18, 2019 — InvoTech Systems is the leading provider of advanced Linen Management, Laundry and Uniform Systems that integrate the latest RFID technology to increase profitability for hotels, resorts, casino operators, sports arenas,…

Wavicle Data Solutions Acquires Restaurant Analytics Company Dinelytics, Inc. and Launches National Restaurant Practice

Wavicle taps Duane Lyons, former Dinelytics president, to lead practice and build on established Wavicle restaurant analytics credentials Chicago, Il., November 6, 2019 – Wavicle Data Solutions, a leading provider of data and analytics solutions and services, today announced it has formally launched its National Restaurant Practice led by newly appointed practice lead, Duane Lyons.…

Ordermark and Uber Eats Partner for Third-Party Restaurant Delivery with New Agreement and Tech Integration

Ordermark and Uber Eats Collaborate to Enhance Value for U.S. Restaurant Partners Los Angeles, November 6, 2019 – Ordermark, the industry-leading technology service provider helping restaurants and virtual kitchens generate new revenue and profits by adding all available delivery services into a single dashboard and kitchen printer, has entered into a new and expanded agreement…

Up Spirits Premium Rum Cake Featuring Pusser’s Original Royal Navy Rum Now Available

New Up Spirits Rum Cake puts a Spotlight on History and High Spirits. Charleston, S.C., November 6, 2019 – For centuries, Royal Navy families have baked tasty rum cakes to honor and celebrate special occasions and now the “Up Spirits” Premium Rum Cake, featuring a generous pour of Pusser’s Rum, is now available for purchase…

Riegel Linen Restructures to Drive Growth

Denver and Aiken, S.C., OCTOBER 31, 2019 – The management team of the Riegel Consumer Products Division of Mount Vernon Mills Inc. (“MVM”) has partnered with Lion Equity Partners to carve out the business from MVM and stand alone as a new entity, Riegel Linen LLC (“Riegel”). Riegel Linen is a leading importer, manufacturer, and…

Back to Basics: Metasearch

October 31, 2019 – Metasearch platforms can seamlessly provide online travel shoppers with real-time pricing and availability throughout key touchpoints in the travel planning journey. Metasearch is becoming more sophisticated and so should your hotel’s strategy around it. With recent updates such as the joining of Google Hotel Ads with Google Ads and the rollout…

dormakaba Comes to HX in NYC With Its New RT Plus Electronic Door Lock and A Suite of Total Hospitality Access Solutions That Transform the Guest Experience

HX 2019: Visit dormakaba in Booth #1409 Jacob K. Javits Convention Center NYC, November 10-11, 2019 dormakaba Offers HX Attendees a Full Line of Access Systems from Electronic Door Locks to Property Entrance Door Systems and Hardware to Satisfy Any Building Code or Design Requirement Montreal, QC, Canada, October 31, 2019 – dormakaba, the provider…

Q3 Proves Tough for UK’s Regional Hotels as RevPAR Falls Again, Reveals Latest Hotel Market Tracker

28 October 2019, London: Trading in Q3 for UK hotels has again showed a considerable contrast between those in London compared with the Provinces, according to the latest UK Hotel Market Tracker: Q3 2019, produced by HVS London, AlixPartners and STR. With London properties seeing rate-driven RevPAR [rooms revenue per available room*] growth of 5.1%…

Wines from Spain and The National Young Arts Foundation Bring a Celebration of Spanish Wine to Miami for the ‘Spain’s Great Match’ Event

The Iconic Annual Wine and Food Event in the U.S is Heading to Miami at The National Young Arts Foundation on November 5th. New York, October 22, 2019 – The Trade Commission of Spain and Wines from Spain proudly announce their 26th annual Spain’s Great Match is returning to Miami. The largest comprehensive Spanish wine…

Executive Chefs Maurizio Ferrarese and Luis Roger Delight Diners During Exclusive Dinner at Ristorante Cavour Inside Hotel Granduca

Ristorante Cavour, MAD and BCN Taste & Tradition Chefs Collaborate for One-Time Only, Sold-Out Dinner Houston, October 18, 2019 – Popular Houston restaurant chefs Maurizio Ferrarese of Ristorante Cavour, and Luis Roger of MAD and BCN Taste & Tradition combined their talents and delighted guests with an intimate seven-course dinner last Tuesday evening. Guests enjoyed…

RESIDE Worldwide Bolsters Technology to Bring Curation and Compliance to Less Secured Shared-Economy Housing

Seattle, WA – October 16, 2019 – Alternative accommodations leader, RESIDE Worldwide, Inc. (RESIDE) announced today the continued growth of its fully vetted and globally compliant 3SIXTY technology platform which offers corporate clients and “bleisure” travelers access to accommodation options in over 170 countries across the AMERICAS, APAC and EMEA. Responding to the rapidly accelerating…

Nomadix Rolls Out Generous Upgrade Program to Encourage Adoption of Its EG 6000 Gateway’s Higher Security and Performance

Advanced gateway platform provides the latest security and even faster internet speeds at 50 percent reduced cost to hoteliers still using older discontinued models. AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – October 9, 2019 – Nomadix, Inc., a provider of guest-facing cloud-managed network edge devices, has announced the launch of its EG 6000 Upgrade Program to provide hoteliers…