Tag: Hotels

The world’s leading bedbank delivers a trading update at World Travel Market 2016 (GV515 Stand)

| November 7, 2016
The world’s leading bedbank delivers a trading update at World Travel Market 2016 (GV515 Stand)

Hotelbeds Group continues to grow and outperform in UK

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Reed Travel Exhibitions announces global partnership with HotelMap

| September 8, 2016
Reed Travel Exhibitions announces global partnership with HotelMap

Exclusive deal gives special hotel rates to delegates, starting with World Travel Market London

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UNWTO and partners launch an e-toolkit to help hotels reach zero-energy consumption

| July 13, 2016
UNWTO and partners launch an e-toolkit to help hotels reach zero-energy consumption

The nearly-Zero Energy Hotels (neZEH) e-toolkit, which is available online at: www.nezeh.eu assesses the energy performance of hotels and proposes measures to improve efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy sources towards nearly-zero consumption. The toolkit is the outcome of a three-year long project funded by the European Union. 

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Four Crystal Lagoons to feature in US$250 million development in Egypt’s Sokhna mountains

| April 13, 2016
Four Crystal Lagoons to feature in US$250 million development in Egypt’s Sokhna mountains

Developer of patented mega-lagoon technology has teamed up with Egypt’s TatweerMisr to bring the world’s top amenity to the upcoming residential and tourism development IL Monte Galala-Sokhna

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TIME Hotels Rewards Extra Loyalty program partners with VOILÀ Hotel Rewards in global loyalty programme first

| March 22, 2016
TIME Hotels Rewards Extra Loyalty program partners with VOILÀ Hotel Rewards in global loyalty programme first

Unique loyalty concept to reward existing TIME clients with access to a world of hospitality, tourism and retail privileges and drive new wave of international travellers to UAE-headquartered hotel group’s portfolio of regional properties

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Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Sign Amended Merger Agreement

| March 21, 2016
Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Sign Amended Merger Agreement

Revised Terms Value Starwood at $79.53 Per Share or $13.6 Billion;

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Travel Buyers Have More Success Negotiating Desired Amenities into Hotel and Ground Transportation Contracts Than Airline Contracts

| February 29, 2016
Travel Buyers Have More Success Negotiating Desired Amenities into Hotel and Ground Transportation Contracts Than Airline Contracts

Travel Buyers Feel Successful in Communicating Travel Policies to Business Travelers

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AccorHotels acquires a 49% stake in Squarebreak, the disruptor operator of hotel homes in France

| February 19, 2016
AccorHotels acquires a 49% stake in Squarebreak, the disruptor operator of hotel homes in France

AccorHotels have announced today the strategic investment in Squarebreak, offering to guests through a digital platform private upscale properties in resort locations, primarily in France, Spain and Morocco, and leveraging local property managers on behalf of homeowners by using hotel management techniques and services.

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From Safaris to Italian Gelato – The Top 50 Ultimate Children’s Travel Experiences

| February 19, 2016
From Safaris to Italian Gelato – The Top 50 Ultimate Children’s Travel Experiences

The Planet Trekkers mobile app from InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, designed for children to learn about and explore their travel destination, before, during and after their holiday.

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Robots and innovations are changing the hotel industry – ITB Hospitality Day

| February 9, 2016
Robots and innovations are changing the hotel industry – ITB Hospitality Day

The first hotel robot visits ITB Berlin – other hotel conference topics: digital natives, China’s hotel industry goes “totally digital“, competition among OTAs and loyalty programmes

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Top Properties for Couples Revealed Based on Millions of Traveler Reviews and Opinions on TripAdvisor

| February 5, 2016
Top Properties for Couples Revealed Based on Millions of Traveler Reviews and Opinions on TripAdvisor

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Palm-Eagle Beach, Aruba Tops in the World; Henderson Park Inn in Destin, Florida #1 in the U.S. 

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World’s Largest Travel Site Names Top Accommodations Including Bargains, B&Bs and Inns, Luxury, Service and Small Hotels 

| January 25, 2016
World’s Largest Travel Site Names Top Accommodations Including Bargains, B&Bs and Inns, Luxury, Service and Small Hotels 

 TripAdvisor® announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels. Travelers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide.

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A masterpiece of innovation – another first for the world’s most luxurious hotel

| January 21, 2016
A masterpiece of innovation – another first for the world’s most luxurious hotel

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah pushes the boundaries of innovation with its revolutionary island leisure concept – to be delivered by ship from Finland

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Hotelbeds presents MaxiRoom, its new simpler, faster and smarter hotel partner extranet

| December 15, 2015

MaxiRoom by Hotelbeds aims to maximise the distribution reach of its partners’ properties. Functionalities of the platform focus on significantly increasing the visibility of properties across markets and channels. The new platform is built around Hotelbeds’ fresh, new focus on driving simplicity across the entire travel value chain.

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London sees growth in hotel development, as new properties open across capital for 2016

| December 2, 2015
London sees growth in hotel development, as new properties open across capital for 2016

The number of hotel rooms in London is expected to grow by 12 per cent over the next three years according to new data compiled by London & Partners and AM:PM, with the increase being driven by an uplift in budget and five star hotel accommodation across the capital. These new properties and hotel extensions […]

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Marriott International to Acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Creating the World’s Largest Hotel Company

| November 17, 2015
Marriott International to Acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Creating the World’s Largest Hotel Company

Combined Company Will Have 1.1 Million Rooms in More Than 5,500 Hotels, Spanning the Globe in Over 100 Countries 30 Leading Brands Will Provide Guests Unmatched Choices  

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Google Hotel Ads makes it easier for more hotels to participate

| September 24, 2015
Google Hotel Ads makes it easier for more hotels to participate

Over the past several months Google have made improvements to hotel search, to help travelers find information more quickly and to enable hotels to generate more qualified leads. As a continuation of these efforts, Google announced a few more changes to Hotel Ads on Google:

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IHG Enhances Kids Eat Free Program At HolidayInn® Hotels in Latin America & Caribbean

| September 20, 2015
IHG Enhances Kids Eat Free Program At HolidayInn® Hotels in Latin America & Caribbean

New, healthy children’s menu options are now available at all Holiday Inn properties MIAMI – InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces new menu additions to its Kids Eat Free program at all Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts properties located in the Latin America & Caribbean region. Under the […]

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HotelBrain Reaches the top of Europe

| September 16, 2015
HotelBrain Reaches the top of Europe

HotelBrain has been recognized in one of the most competitive categories at the 2015 World Travel Awards and bestowed the title of‘Europe’s Leading Hotel Management Company’.

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Tambourine Launches Symphony & Expands Florida Headquarters #hotelprofs #ttot #venueprofs #traveltech

| September 14, 2015

New Service Manages Hotel eCommerce Across All Digital Channels

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THE TOP 10 CASTLE HOTELS IN THE WORLD

| September 10, 2015
THE TOP 10 CASTLE HOTELS IN THE WORLD

Fonab Castle Hotel in Pitlochry, Scotland Reigns Supreme at #1

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Introduces Sheraton Grand

| August 24, 2015
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Introduces Sheraton Grand

From Rio to Beijing, Tokyo to Dubai: New Premier Tier Celebrates Best of Sheraton Brand with Focus on In-Demand Destinations, Service Excellence, and Outstanding Designs

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TUI Group establishes separate company to pool facilities of the new TUI hotel brand

| February 2, 2015
TUI Group establishes separate company to pool facilities of the new TUI hotel brand

Artur Gerber to take over as CEO

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TripAdvisor Names World’s Best Hotels in 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

| January 22, 2015
TripAdvisor Names World’s Best Hotels in 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives the Top Hotel in the World; The Langham Chicago is #1 in the U.S.

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Marriott Expects to Reach One Million Rooms Open or in Development in 2015

| January 22, 2015
Marriott Expects to Reach One Million Rooms Open or in Development in 2015

New Hotels Expected to Drive Over $50 Billion in Real Estate Investment and Create More Than 150,000 Anticipated New Hotel Jobs

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Kipi Suites is the Latest in Aria Hotels’ Collection of Traditional Greek Hideaways

| December 9, 2014
Kipi Suites is the Latest in Aria Hotels’ Collection of Traditional Greek Hideaways

ATHENS, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Aria Hotels’ latest property offers luxurious suites in Zagori, an area of outstanding natural beauty in North West Greece

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JW Marriott to Open Unique Luxury Private Island Resort in Venice

| November 26, 2014
JW Marriott to Open Unique Luxury Private Island Resort in Venice

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the distinctive sophisticated brand of Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR), plans to open its first Italian hotel in Venice and first resort in Europe in March 2015.

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Another successful year for Atlantica Hotels & Resorts!

| November 18, 2014

Atlantica Hotels & Resorts have been recognized with 20 major awards at the Annual Award Ceremony of TUI UK (First Choice-Thomson) and TUI NORDIC (Fritidsresor, Finnmatkat, Star Tour), at the largest tourism exhibition World Travel Market in London.

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Introducing a Thoroughbred Loyalty Programme

| November 18, 2014

Meydan Hotels and Hospitality launches first ever loyalty programme across four properties this November

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Danny Pecorelli named The Caterer 2014 Hotelier of the Year

| November 12, 2014
Danny Pecorelli named The Caterer 2014 Hotelier of the Year

Exclusive Hotels and Venues’ Managing Director, Danny Pecorelli, has today been named the 2014 Hotelier of the Year by The Caterer.

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Hotelbeds expects over 19% global sales growth for 2014 at World Travel Market

| November 4, 2014

The company has announced solid growth figures in all its regions, with Europe remaining the best-selling region and the MEAPAC region registering, once again, the highest growth rates.  Mallorca, Tenerife, Barcelona, London and Paris were the travellers’ most-chosen spots in Europe.  London, 4 November 2014 – Hotelbeds, the No.1 Global B2B Bedbank, has announced over […]

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Autograph Collection Welcomes Atlantis, Paradise Island, Now Bookable on Marriott.com and Accessible to Marriott Rewards Members

| October 22, 2014
Autograph Collection Welcomes Atlantis, Paradise Island, Now Bookable on Marriott.com and Accessible to Marriott Rewards Members

Atlantis Paradise IslandBethesda, Md., October 21, 2014 – Atlantis, Paradise Island, the newest Autograph Collection Hotel, Marriott International’s portfolio of distinctive independent hotels, is officially available to book through Marriott.com.

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Jumeirah Group announces three new hotels in China

| October 16, 2014
Jumeirah Group announces three new hotels in China

Luxury Dubai hotel group agrees to manage properties in Haikou, Wuhan and Nanjing

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The Venetian Macao Wins “Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel” in TTG Travel Awards

| October 15, 2014
The Venetian Macao Wins “Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel” in TTG Travel Awards

Among best and brightest of Asia-Pacific travel industry (Macao, Oct. 15, 2014) – The Venetian®Macao has been voted the Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel in the 25th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2014. The honour reflects solid industry recognition by event planners and conference organisers for this meetings destination, demonstrating The Venetian Macao’s uninterrupted commitment to […]

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Meydan Hotels and Hospitality join the Ultratravel Collection

| October 12, 2014

The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa join the prestigious Ultratravel Collection

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Marriott Hotels in the UK Ask Millennial Tribe Leaders to Envision the Future of Travel #brilliantguestroom

| September 25, 2014
Marriott Hotels in the UK Ask Millennial Tribe Leaders to Envision the Future of Travel #brilliantguestroom

Marriott Hotels in the UK has asked five thought leaders including TV presenter and charity founder, Katie Piper, and England rugby ace, Danny Care, to share their vision of the hotel guest room of the future.

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Aldemar Royal Olympian & Olympian Village certified with ISO 14001 for environmental management

| August 26, 2014
Aldemar Royal Olympian & Olympian Village certified with ISO 14001 for environmental management

On July 2014 the two Aldemar Properties have been certified by TUV HELLAS with ISO14001- the world’s most recognized environmental management standard.

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The Ritz-Carlton Wants Savvy Travelers to Share Their Experiences – #RCMemories

| July 26, 2014

Chevy Chase, Md., – July 24, 2014– A picture is worth a thousand words and memories are a beautiful way to hold on to our very best memories. To share “Your Memories” and most inspiring journeys, The Ritz-Carlton invites savvy travelers across the globe to tell your story on RitzCarlton.com – #RCMemories.

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Next Gen Travelers Can Have it Now – Award-winning Marriott Rewards Launches FlashPerks & LocalPerks

| July 15, 2014
Next Gen Travelers Can Have it Now – Award-winning Marriott Rewards Launches FlashPerks & LocalPerks

First Major Travel Loyalty Program to Integrate Beacon Technology and Flash Offers Bethesda, Md. — All good things don’t necessarily come only to those who wait. Marriott Rewards –

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Maritim to offer free WLAN access in its city hotels from mid-August 2014

| July 11, 2014

Following on from the pilot project begun in May 2014 at Maritim’s two Berlin hotels, free WLAN access is now to be extended to further city hotels in Germany.

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