How the Renovated Route 66 hotel is leaning into its history

The Americana Motor Hotel on Route 66 in Flagstaff, Arizona, held its grand reopening after renovating the 1962 building with a nostalgic, retro atmosphere. The hotel includes blackout shades and disco balls in the 89 rooms and honors its location in the International Dark Sky City by offering telescope rentals for stargazing. The Arizona Republic

Casino Royale goes big to join Resorts World

The trend in Las Vegas Strip construction has been toward eliminating small hotels and constructing larger buildings that feature multiple brand-name hotels and boutique properties under one roof. The newest is the $4.4 billion, 3,500-room Resorts World Las Vegas, which includes a Hilton, Crockfords and Conrad, while older properties such as Casino Royale are being […]

Anvil Agrinomics and the change cannabis game

Jim Megerson believes every building should be designed, built and operated sustainably. That’s why at Anvil Agrinomics LLC (AnvilAg), the national mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineering design firm he founded uses innovation and creativity to develop sustainable solutions for its clients. The goal is to optimize the results for its clients’ specific requirements. Megerson, […]

2022 room revenue highest at Marriott, Hilton

According to the 2023 Big Book of Travel Data, Marriott International had the highest room revenue worldwide of leading hotel groups in 2022 with $61.4 billion, followed by Hilton Hotels at $41.5 billion and IHG Hotels & Resorts at $25.8 billion. Hampton by Hilton topped the list of gross room revenue for an individual brand, […]

All-inclusive Wyndham eyes Dominican Republic

Slated for a December opening, the all-inclusive Wyndham Alltra Samana in the Dominican Republic will offer four pools, nearly a dozen food and beverage outlets and activities for families such as nonmotorized water sports. The 404-room resort will be managed by Playa Hotels & Resorts. TravelPulse

Marriott unveils new extended-stay brand name

Marriott International‘s new midscale extended-stay brand will be called StudioRes. The properties, which will be geared toward guests on a budget planning trips of at least 20 nights, will be located in the US and Canada. They will average $80 per night. Travel Weekly