BENCHMARK's Top 10 2020 Dining Trends

Lodging Magazine · 13 Sep

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas - Observed by executive chefs and culinary experts at its 80 luxury hotels, resorts, and restaurants coast to coast, B

Marriott Launches Wellbeing Challenge App

Lodging Magazine · 27 Aug

Marriott International has launched TakeCare Level30, a custom app-based wellbeing challenge available for guests and associates around the world. Av

Hcareers and International CHRIE Join to Improve Hospitality Education

Lodging Magazine · 15 Aug

Hcareers and the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (International CHRIE) have announced a partnership to provid

Click of a Button: Apps Offer F&B Options at Properties Without an On-Site Restaurant

Lodging Magazine · 6 Aug

For hotels without an on-site F&B option, ensuring guests are able to satisfy morning hunger pangs or midnight munchies can be a challenge. For many

Catering to Kids in Hotel F&B

Lodging Magazine · 6 Aug

Frozen mozzarella sticks, store-brand macaroni and cheese, overcooked mini burgers, bland skids' menu items served on nondescript white plates are ge

Meat-Free Burgers and a New Kind of Chocolate: Hotels Enhance Their Summer F&B

Lodging Magazine · 12 Jul

In the heat of summer, hotels are positioning their food and beverage offerings to stand out by serving up exclusive menu items that showcase seasona

IHG Uses AI To Track and Reduce Food Waste in Hotels

Lodging Magazine · 18 Jun

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced a partnership with technology company Winnow to help its hotels automatically track, measure, and r

Davidson Hotels & Resorts Launches Hotel F&B Division: Davidson Restaurant Group
Davidson Hotels & Resorts Launches Hotel F&B Division: Davidson Restaurant Group

Lodging Magazine · 12 Jun

Drawing on 45 years of experience in the hotel management space, Atlanta-based Davidson Hotels & Resorts formed Davidson Restaurant Group. The in-hou

Hotels Acclaim the Power of Breakfast

Lodging Magazine · 7 Jun

Breakfast is often touted as the most important meal of the day. For many hotel brands, the first meal of the day is also a critical piece of the gue

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Debuts New Bar and Lobby

Lodging Magazine · 7 Jun

The Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile recently opened Reviver, the new contemporary bar that is a component of the hotel's completed lobby r

Oklahoma Hotel Partners With University Food Pantry To Aid Local College Students
Oklahoma Hotel Partners With University Food Pantry To Aid Local College Students

Lodging Magazine · 28 May

Food insecurity impacts individuals of all ages across the United States, and college students are no exception. In fact, according to a study conduc

Three F&B Must-Haves in Hotel Lobby Stores

Lodging Magazine · 21 May

Hoteliers across the country have adjusted their menus in on-property restaurants and cafes to cater to the demands of today's traveler's for unique

Benchmark Rolls Out New Signature Wine Collection--Mo zaik
Benchmark Rolls Out New Signature Wine Collection--Mo zaik

Lodging Magazine · 21 May

The days of hotels serving the same restaurant-quality beer, wine, and drinks may be over. More hospitality companies are creating custom cocktails,

Checking In With Kevin Baker, Chef Behind Steelpan at Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

Lodging Magazine · 17 Apr

Kevin Baker’s fascination with food goes back to his childhood in St. Thomas, Jamaica, when he would watch his parents cook. As he got older, Baker f

Uber for Hotel F&B: Live! Casino & Hotel in Hanover Rolls Out App-Based Drink Delivery

Lodging Magazine · 26 Mar

Door-to-door delivery services in food, transportation, and groceries are more ubiquitous than ever before. The hospitality industry has been tapping

Home on the Road: In-Room Wellness On Demand

Lodging Magazine · 21 Mar

Travelers who exercise and meditate often want to do so at their leisure in the comfort of their guestrooms. In-room workouts, which can be accessed

Hilton's Clean the World Challenge Raises the Bar on Sustainability

Lodging Magazine · 19 Mar

According to Bill Duncan, Hilton’s global head, All Suites and Focused Services category, the global hospitality company’s decision to participate in

IHG Partners With Healthe To Pilot Circadian Lighting in Guestrooms

Lodging Magazine · 15 Mar

IHG has partnered with Healthe by Lighting Science to pilot the use of circadian lighting to help guests sleep better while traveling. Crowne Plaza A

Five Major Trends from AHLA's 2018 Industry-Wide Lodging Study

Lodging Magazine · 15 Mar

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) this week released the results of its 2018 Lodging Survey, which is funded by the American Hotel & Lo

Margaritaville To Bring Five New F&B Venues To Times Square

Lodging Magazine · 4 Mar

IMCMV Holdings, Inc., the primary licensee for Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Restaurants in the United States, has announced it will open five food

Loews Hotels Creates Oscar-Inspired Cocktails To Celebrate This Year's Best Picture Nominees

Lodging Magazine · 22 Feb

This award season, Loews Hollywood Hotel and Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel are offering an Oscar-inspired cocktail menu to entice locals, travelers,

The Room Key: What Do You Do With an Intoxicated Guest?

Lodging Magazine · 15 Feb

Working in hotels means dealing with the occasional intoxicated guest. Hicham Jaddoud, senior director of hospitality at North Star Mohican Casino &

Bugs Are Becoming a Hot Menu Item

Lodging Magazine · 15 Feb

Adventurous eaters are embracing something called entomophagy, or, in layman’s terms, eating bugs. While this practice is unusual for most Americans,

Travel Frequency May Influence How Often Americans Eat Breakfast

Lodging Magazine · 12 Feb

A new survey from the Hyatt Place brand found that the more people spend their time away from home, the more likely it is that they will eat the prov

Four Ways To Stay on Top of F&B Trends

Lodging Magazine · 7 Feb

Each year, the Kimpton Culinary + Cocktail Trends Forecast spotlights the flavors and ingredients that they believe will be most popular in the month

Redefining a Health Retreat for a New Generation

Lodging Magazine · 2 Jan

Joan Wolff’s mother wanted to be in business for herself following a weekend getaway at a wellness retreat. She believed she could run a better busin