Aloft Hotels are affordable boutique hotels where Starwood Hotels and Resorts often introduces new technology first, including a voice-activated room. (Photo: Aloftn Hotels) Aloft Hotels are taking Apple's Siri to a new level. The hotel chain, part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, today unveiled a voice-activated hotel room.
Nutritionists are divided over whether or not breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but hoteliers are firm in their view: A free breakfast is the way to gain loyal customers. Embassy Suites offers free breakfast at each of its locations, including cooked-to-order pancakes and omelets.
Wyndham Grand Rio Mar in Puerto Rico is one of Wyndham's more than 7,800 properties worldwide. U.S. News & World Report named Wyndham Rewards the best hotel loyalty program this year. (Photo: Victor Elias) Wyndham Rewards has unseated Marriott Rewards as the best hotel loyalty program in U.S.
Hilton Worldwide is expanding its keyless entry program. (Photo: Hilton Worldwide) Hotel companies are starting to conclude that guestroom key cards are no longer the key to customer satisfaction. The largest hotel companies in the world are experimenting with technology that allows guests to use their smartphones to open the doors to their rooms, bypassing the front desk upon arrival.
The Marriott-Starwood merger has been delayed by Chinese regulatory authorities. (Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) Marriott International's merger with Starwood Hotels and Resorts will be finalized later than expected. The reason? China. Marriott and Starwood say that they have agreed to let the Chinese Ministry of Commerce extend its period of review of the transaction, which is valued at $13.6 billion.
WIMBERLEY, Texas - Patti Morgan was born in England and has traveled all over the world. She's also lived in many cities here and abroad, including New York, Houston and an island in Norway. But when it came time to decide where she wanted to settle down for good, she chose this small town about an hour's drive from Austin in Texas Hill Country.
The iconic Plaza Hotel in New York City, a Fairmont managed property, is now part of the AccorHotels portfolio with its acquisition of Fairmont. (Photo: Courtesy of AccorHotels) NEW YORK-Now that AccorHotels has finalized its $2.7 billion purchase of Toronto-based Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, CEO Sebastien Bazin has big plans for the company's future.
Moxy Hotels, Marriott International's new hotel for Millennials, which just celebrated the opening of its New Orleans property, is a signpost to the wave of openings targeting these younger travelers in the next few years.
ST. MAARTEN-Nick Maley is well-known by many residents on this Caribbean island, but most people don't call him by his name. Instead, they refer to him as "That Yoda Guy." That's because Maley was one of the make-up artists who helped created Yoda in the iconic Star Wars movies.
The Asbury is the first new hotel to open in Asbury Park, N.J., in 50 years. (Photo: Nikolas Koenig) ASBURY PARK, N.J.-The new Asbury hotel has an outdoor movie theater, rooftop bar, beer garden, and swimming pool with cabanas made with New York City sidewalk scaffolding.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. David Pogue)
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both politicians Barack Obama and Mitt Romney by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama +Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.