Partner News

NATIONAL REPORT—Whether it’s celebrating an anniversary, receiving an award, earning a certification, debuting a new product or expanding the business, hotel companies and vendors achieve new milestones on a daily basis. Here’s a look at recent accomplishments:

Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ Board Chairman Named 2019 IHLA Ambassador of Hospitality
Best Western Hotels & Resorts chairman  Anthony “Tony” Klok has been named 2019 Ambassador of Hospitality by the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA). The Ambassador of Hospitality Awards champions four individuals who advocate for the greater good for the hotel community and those it serves. Celebrating his many career accomplishments, as well as his immeasurable contributions to Best Western Hotels & Resorts, Klok’s recognition is a significant accomplishment for the hospitality industry veteran.

Cintas Wins Four NAUMD Image of the Year Awards for Apparel Programs
For the 20 consecutive year, Cintas Corporation has been recognized with Image of the Year (IOY) Awards from the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD). Design Collective by Cintas received four awards in the following categories: gaming, hotel single-unit, hotel multi-unit and transportation-products. Presented by the Image Apparel Institute (IAI), a division of the NAUMD, the 2019 IOY Awards recognize fashion, function, creativity and innovation in apparel design.

Broadvine Reveals Partnership with Data Plus to Extend Service Capabilities
Broadvine has completed an extensive integration with the Data Plus Accounting platform. This partnership will allow Data Plus customers to extend their accounting platform with Broadvine’s best-in-class reporting and forecasting capabilities.

Afiniti and G6 Hospitality Partner to Measurably Enhance Guest Experience Using Artificial Intelligence
Afiniti has partnered with G6 Hospitality LLC, the parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in the United States and Canada, to implement AI solutions in customer service contact centers across North America. Just a few months after deployment, G6 Hospitality is already seeing significant gains in profitability.

MGM Resorts Named “Breakthrough of the Year” at the Sports Business Awards
MGM Resorts International was honored at the 12th annual Sports Business Awards as the “Breakthrough of the Year” recipient by the Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily, a division of Street and Smith’s. The award was presented to MGM Resorts at the Sports Business Awards Ceremony in New York.