Today's Hospitality News Today's Hospitality News from en-us Nevistas SC H. Brandt Niehaus Named Hotel Broker of the Year for Second Consecutive Year H. Brandt Niehaus, president of Huff, Niehaus & Associates, Inc. located in Louisville, Kentucky, received HBI’s highest honor – Broker of the Year. Niehaus received this recognition of excellence in hotel real estate brokerage based on outstanding sales volume and participation in the industry. Mr. Niehaus earned this honor previously in 2017 and in 2004. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:11:34 EST Conrad Washington, DC Hotel Opens The 360-room, 10-floor hotel designed by Pritzker Prize Laureates Herzog & de Meuron features 30,000 square feet of luxury retail space on its ground floor and 32,000 square feet of purpose-built meeting space, all above ground level and unlike any other hotel in Washington D.C. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:02:34 EST Microtel by Wyndham Unveils New Prototype Microtel by Wyndham, the economy hotel brand under Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH), today unveiled its newest prototype, a reimagined interior and exterior concept designed to elevate the brand, reduce building costs, optimize efficiencies and drive greater returns for developers. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:49:00 EST The Real Rate Parity Problem No One Is Talking About As our series of quarterly parity reports show, parity issues are at the root of huge potential losses for hoteliers. These have a number of causes, depending on whether OTAs have a contractual relationship with the hotels. What’s often not discussed is the role wholesalers play in exacerbating this problem when dealing with non-contracted OTAs. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:40:26 EST Rosewood Hong Kong Opens Its Doors Rosewood Hong Kong opens as a magnificent new ultra-luxury property in the heart of the Victoria Dockside district on the shores of Victoria Harbour. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:29:21 EST