The move away from desktops towards smartphones and tablets is changing how the travel industry uses technology to connect with today’s multi-device consumer, concluded board-level travel industry participants at the recent World Travel Market Round Table into the Future of Mobile.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced that together with its owner and developer partners, it has invested more than $400 million to revitalize its New York City portfolio of hotels.
During Five-Week Relocation, Starwood’s Leaders Visited 19 Cities in 12 Countries Covering 38,000 Miles from World’s Most Vibrant Travel Hub
DUBAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 4, 2013– Marking the conclusion of Starwood’s month-long relocation to Dubai, Frits van Paasschen, President & CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today shared highlights and insights from the company’s immersion in the Middle East.
-New global research reveals free internet is more important than room service to travellers- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announced that it will be providing free internet to all its 71m loyalty programme members, worldwide.
Lato Boutique Hotel (http://www.lato.gr) announces that the 3 phase renovation project was completed in early 2013.
According to KPMG’s latest Report: ‘International Hotel Operators in Russia‘, the number of international-brand hotel rooms in Russia is expected to more than double from 21,885 in October 2012 to 47,534 by 2018. The growth of the industry accelerated last year, with more than 8 new international brand hotels opening, and plans for a further [...]
Boasting a prime strategic location in Lisbon, in Amoreiras, a short distance from Marquês de Pombal and Avenida da Liberdade, the EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel offers 311 bedrooms of various types.
Kuwait, February 2013: Almost 40 years ago, the Messilah Beach Hotel opened in Kuwait and quickly became the favourite destination for both locals and visitors alike.
Award-nominated films offer inspiration for travel to Philadelphia, Paris and Washington, D.C.
February tHPI: Hotel Prices increase by up to 38% following last month’s decrease Last month saw hotel prices decrease to their cheapest since December 2010. This month, hotel prices have increased by up to 38%.
Love Blossoms in the Ultimate Wall-to-Wall Bouquet Suite. In an effort to inspire guests to‘Live Life to Discover…Love’this Valentine’s Day,
“The Brangelina” and “Cheap Date” are among a few noteworthy hotel deals online booking expert Hotels.com finds allowing couples to snuggle up this Valentine’s Day
- The group becomes the first international hotel company to operate a property in Al Mamzar with the opening of Moevenpick Hotel Apartments The Square.
The Arp-Hansen Hotel Group has recently acquired a new plot of land at Borgergade 9-11 with a view to building a new Wakeup hotel of approximately 340 rooms.
For those who enjoy historical cities romantically draped in snow,Four Seasons Hotel Prague has created a Stay Longer package offering a third night free. The complimentary night applies when staying in a Renaissance Room for two consecutive nights. Rates start at EUR 450.00 per night, not including the complimentary third night. Petr Zezula, chef concierge at Four Seasons Hotel Prague, [...]
Istanbul: Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah announced it has retained renowned hotelier and interior designer, Anouska Hempel, to design new concepts for the public areas and two Presidential suites of the luxury museum hotel.
Slower growth in 2013, with no cities expected to report double digit growth Paris tops the rankings for fullest, most expensive and highest RevPAR in 2013 London will see negative growth but will still enjoy high absolute trading and profitability levels
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, today celebrates the launch of its 150th IHG Academy in China. The global IHG Academy Programme partners with community organisations and education providers in local markets, to offer skills development and improve employment prospects of the local population. The IHG Academy Programme has grown rapidly [...]
Now Marriott offers a choice of flexible work and meeting space easy to find and simple to reserve, just like a hotel room. Workspace on Demand (workspaceondemand.marriott.com) is a new service being tested among hotels primarily in the Washington, DC and San Francisco areas.
Marriott Rewards is bringing back its popular MegaBonus promotion for the new year. Whether it’s a romantic city getaway, a family vacation or any of a million other reasons, members can earn up to three free nights for stays at Marriott International hotels worldwide.
Contract for five hotels with Arcadia Hotel Hotelbetriebs GmbH Stuttgart InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed a franchise agreement with Arcadia Hotelbetriebs GmbH Stuttgart to develop five hotels in Germany and Austria, continuing the growth of its Holiday Inn Express brand. The new agreement with Arcadia is IHG’s [...]
Dubai: Jumeirah Group, the global hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has signed a management agreement to operate a luxury hotel in central Mumbai, India. The hotel is part of a major new development in the Lower Parel district of the city and is expected to open in 2017. When complete the property will [...]
Strategically-located business hotel offers unique amenities for the discerning traveller Abu Dhabi, November 19, 2012: Dusit International, a leading Asian hospitality group, has announced plans to open Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, its first property in the UAE capital, in the first quarter of 2013. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, comprising 402 luxurious guest rooms and suites [...]
This month sees hotel prices decrease across Europe. An overnight stay in November will now cost an average of £86, compared to £99 in October and £105 in September. Hotel prices have decreased by an average of 18% in the past two months, and are now at their cheapest since January 2012. These are the [...]
Company Ranked 6th on World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List by Great Place to Work® Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) has been recognized as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work® Institute. The ranking is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the top 25 best multinationals in terms [...]
Bangkok, November 12, 2012 – Two key new senior appointments designed to boost European driven business have been announced by Dusit International. Simon Trengove-Jones is the group’s new Regional Director of Sales, Europe while German national, Marie-Rose Vesterling takes up the position as Senior Sales Manager, Europe, Dusit International from 15 November 2012. Both positions, [...]
A report just issued by MKG hospitality for ECM members has revealed a some-what mixed performance for European hotels in the first half of the year to July but a strong result for certain cities in August with an average 5.7% growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR). Vanguélis Panayotis, Director of Development MKG Group [...]
Singapore, 17 October 2012.- Hotelbeds, the leading global accommodation wholesaler, announced its plans to grow the brand in the Asian region at ITB Asia. The event, an annual B2B travel trade show, was held at Marina Bay Sands from 17-19 October 2012. Hotelbeds is the travel trade’s most successful accommodation provider supplying over 45,000 hotels across [...]
Dubai, 16 October 2012: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality management group and a member of Dubai Holding, has a legacy of supporting Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October. Now that the Group’s portfolio has doubled in size, this year’s awareness activities are taking place over three continents. The most visible form of support [...]
Company Selected as a Working Mother ‘100 Best Company’ for 21st Year. Bethesda, Md., September 18, 2012—Working Mother has named Marriott International as one of the2012 Working Mother 100 Best Companies. The companies will be recognized in the October/November issue of the magazine, on www.workingmother.com, and will be honored at the Work Life Congress, to be held [...]
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Asia’s leading low-cost, limited service hotel brand has finally come to Bangkok, with the latest Tune Hotel opening in the busy downtown Asoke area. Owned and operated under a franchise agreement by Red Planet Hotels, the Tune Hotel Asoke, Bangkok in Sukhumvit Soi 14 opened today with 130 rooms right in the heart [...]