Tag: Hotels

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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It’s a Celebration of 40 Years for Supranational Hotels

| June 19, 2014
It’s a Celebration of 40 Years for Supranational Hotels

Supranational Hotels held their annual conference in London this week to officially mark their 40th anniversary celebrations, with over 75 industry experts, clients and member hotels among the guests.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Set to Double Its Luxury Portfolio in China in Next Two Years

| June 19, 2014
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Set to Double Its Luxury Portfolio in China in Next Two Years

With St. Regis, The Luxury Collection and W Hotels, Starwood Will Open Four New Luxury Hotels in China by End of 2014

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Hotelbeds reports high growth rates for 2014 in Europe, its most important market

| June 4, 2014
Hotelbeds reports high growth rates for 2014 in Europe, its most important market

Ibiza, 4th June, 2014. – Hotelbeds, the No. 1 Global B2B Bedbank, is currently celebrating the second edition of the MarketHub Europe. This annual three day event brings together Hotelbeds’ main European clients, suppliers and industry partners for an intense itinerary that enables networking, idea sharing and the identification of new business opportunities to take […]

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Whoever You Are, Wherever You Go – #LoveTravels

| June 2, 2014
Whoever You Are, Wherever You Go – #LoveTravels

Marriott International Celebrates Inclusion with Powerful LGBT Portraits by Noted Photographer Braden Summers. Bethesda, Md.,— June 2, 2014— Marriott International today launches #LoveTravels, a multicultural campaign that conveys the company’s commitment to make everyone feel comfortable being who they are, everywhere they travel. To bring #LoveTravels to life, Marriott has partnered with photographer Braden Summers […]

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Marriott International Accelerates Growth in Luxury & Lifestyle Hotels With Plans to Add 200 Hotels Over the Next Three Years

| June 2, 2014
Marriott International Accelerates Growth in Luxury & Lifestyle Hotels With Plans to Add 200 Hotels Over the Next Three Years

JW-Marriott-VeniceRapid Global Expansion Strategy Leads the Industry. New York, New York – June 2, 2014 – Marriott International, (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced plans to significantly grow its global portfolio of luxury and lifestyle brands.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Unveils Inaugural Global Citizenship Report

| May 28, 2014

Company Outlines Initiatives and Policies in its Quest to Provide Guests, Customers and Associates “A Better Way to Experience the World” STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the publication of its inaugural corporate responsibility report, “Global Citizenship at Starwood.” The narrative provides an update on Starwood’s recent Global Citizenship […]

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Protea Hotels Go Live on Marriott.com – 40 percent of Marriott.com traffic came from mobile devices #ttot

| May 27, 2014
Protea Hotels Go Live on Marriott.com – 40 percent of Marriott.com traffic came from mobile devices #ttot

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced that Protea’s portfolio of hotels will be available for booking on the Marriott.com website, as well as through Marriott Global Reservations Offices. Marriott recently completed the approximately US$200 million acquisition of Protea Hotels and its sub-brands, African Pride Hotels and Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! in a move that […]

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The Westin Cleveland Downtown Inspires Wellbeing at the Heart of the Financial District

| May 15, 2014

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the debut of its popular Westin brand in Cleveland, Ohio. The Westin Cleveland Downtown offers an ideal location next to the brand-new Global Center for Health Innovation & Convention Center complex and features 484 luxurious rooms, 20,000 square feet of meeting facilities and […]

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The latest hotel.info Price Barometer: Change in Greece – Crimean crisis in the east – the strong Pound helps long-haul trips

| May 15, 2014

London, 15 May 2014 – Whilst hotel prices in Greece are increasing once more the strong Pound is good for long-haul travellers. The hotel price barometer of hotel.info demonstrates how hotel prices have changed both domestically and abroad. Overnight costs in London remain at the level of last year The Crimean crisis has an influence […]

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Melia Hotels International Doubles Profits in the First Quarter

| May 14, 2014

Meliá Hotels International has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2014. They are overwhelmingly positive, despite the late Easter in April, with a 99% increase in net profits on 2013 and a 10% increase in RevPAR. These positive results for the company are consistent with latest reports from the Spanish Government and […]

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Hotelbeds achieves high growth rates in the Americas through its solid bet on Innovation and Differentiation

| May 14, 2014

Las Vegas, May 14, 2014. – Hotelbeds, the No.1 Global B2B Bedbank, announces solid growth rates in the Americas reaching an average of 40% increase both as a destination and source market during the last three years, outperforming the market, which registered growth rates of 7%. The announcement was made during the MarketHub Americas Forum, […]

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A Treasure Trove of Summer Experiences From The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of the Middle East

| May 8, 2014
A Treasure Trove of Summer Experiences From The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of the Middle East

Treasure-Trove‘Intrigue You’ packages offered across the region to provide luxury travelers with memories that outlast the summer season. Dubai, UAE, May 7, 2014 – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company unveiled its latest vacation offering in the Middle East, with the launch of the ‘Intrigue You’ package, designed to intrigue, surprise and delight.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Re-Opens Landmark Sheraton #Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers Following Extensive Multi-Million Renovation

| May 8, 2014
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Re-Opens Landmark Sheraton #Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers Following Extensive Multi-Million Renovation

Rediscover Dubai’s Iconic Gathering Place, a Combination of Modern Elegance and Warm Arabian Hospitality, at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the re-opening of the iconic Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers following an extensive US$50 million renovation.

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company To Expand Global Portfolio

| May 6, 2014

The-Ritz-Carlton-BaliChevy Chase, Md., May 6, 2014 – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company will open 15 new hotels by 2016, growing its global footprint to 100 hotels and resorts.

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Holiday Inn Express® leads IHG®’s growth across the UK and Ireland

| May 6, 2014

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has announced another step forward in the UK & Ireland with the signing of three more Holiday Inn Express® hotels: Holiday Inn Express® Grimsby, Holiday Inn Express® Dublin – City Centre and Holiday Inn Express® Middlesbrough – Centre Square. The Holiday Inn Express brand […]

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HRS Price Radar: London becomes most expensive European city

| May 5, 2014
HRS Price Radar: London becomes most expensive European city

New research by HRS, The Hotel Solutions Provider, has revealed that London has become Europe’s most expensive capital to stay in, seeing an increase of more than 13% compared to Q1 2013. With average room rates in London reaching nearly £116, this places the UK’s capital ahead of Zurich and Moscow which both have average […]

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And the “Freddie” Goes to…Marriott Rewards

| May 4, 2014
And the “Freddie” Goes to…Marriott Rewards

8 Million Travelers Rank Marriott Rewards as The Top Hotel Loyalty Program – 7th Year in a Row. When it comes to taking care of your most loyal customers, Marriott Rewards continues to raise the bar and outperform the competition. The global loyalty program is the all-time leading recipient of Freddie Awards and was just […]

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An 87-Year Global Journey Comes Home – Marriott International Opens its 4,000th Hotel in Washington, DC

| May 4, 2014
An 87-Year Global Journey Comes Home – Marriott International Opens its 4,000th Hotel in Washington, DC

The $520-Million Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Opens its Doors to Guests WASCO_Details_1816Marriott Hotels, the flagship brand of Marriott International Inc., (NASDAQ: MAR) announced the opening of the company’s 4,000th hotel: Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. A remarkable milestone, this hotel–the capital’s largest–also signifies a homecoming for the Marriott family. Marriott Marquis Washington, DC opens 87 years […]

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tHPI April 2014: Hotel Prices Increase in Seville, Prague, Florence and Rome

| April 29, 2014
tHPI April 2014: Hotel Prices Increase in Seville, Prague, Florence and Rome

The most significant hotel price increases can be found in Seville, where prices are up by 48 per cent compared to last month. One night in April will cost an average of £96, compared to £65 in March. Also showing increases of 40 per cent or more are Prague (up 43 per cent to an […]

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MELIÁ VIENNA – Opening of the highest hotel in Europe #Vienna

| April 14, 2014
MELIÁ VIENNA – Opening of the highest hotel in Europe #Vienna

The premiere of the Spanish hotel group Meliá Hotels International in Austria could not have been more impressive: on the 26th of February 2014 the hotel group opened the design hotel “Meliá Vienna” during the official opening of the Danube City (DC) Tower.

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Dubai’s hotels welcome over 11 million guests in 2013

| March 7, 2014

-   Figures show a 10.6 per cent increase year-on-year in hotel establishment guests, on track to achieve Dubai’s Tourism Vision for 2020 of 20 million tourists annually –   Hotel and hotel apartment operator revenues rise 16.1 per cent to AED 21.8 billion 

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hotel.info analysis: Where guests are (not) greeted particularly warmly

| February 24, 2014

London, 24 February 2014 – Nowadays, guests are likely to recommend a hotel and to book another stay there if the hotel staff provide a friendly service and show themselves to be knowledgeable.

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ME London Hotel becomes 38th London Hotel to Grow Upsell Revenue, Improve Guest Satisfaction Scores with TSA Solutions

| February 4, 2014

Property benefits from TSA’s industry-leading hotel front-desk upsell training and performance reporting technology

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Top 10 most-checked into US destinations

| January 28, 2014
Top 10 most-checked into US destinations

Facebook’s 2013 review shows that theme parks and stadiums are the places in the US that users most frequently checked into.

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RIU chosen as the “Best Hotel Chain” in the 2014 Travel Weekly Globe Travel Awards

| January 24, 2014
RIU chosen as the “Best Hotel Chain” in the 2014 Travel Weekly Globe Travel Awards

This is the fourth time that the Spanish hotel chain receives the award for “Best Hotel Chain in the World” by this prestigious magazine

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Hotel Horoscope 2014 – Worldhotels Presents the Ideal Hotel for Each Star Sign

| January 15, 2014

Worldhotels, a global group for independent upscale hotels, has launched its annual Hotel Horoscope 2014.

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Tsars, Goats and Champagne – Berlin’s Historic Hotel am Steinplatz Welcomes Guests Once Again

| January 7, 2014
Tsars, Goats and Champagne – Berlin’s Historic Hotel am Steinplatz Welcomes Guests Once Again

Berlin, Germany – January 7, 2014 – The historic HOTEL AM STEINPLATZ  celebrated its opening following an extensive restoration, representing the first Autograph Collection hotel to open in Germany.

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Marriott Honors Top Owners and Franchisees for 2013

| January 7, 2014

Marriott International honored top owner and franchise companies at the annual MINA & Full Service Owners Conference held recently at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

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New green hotel record for Copenhagen

| December 21, 2013
New green hotel record for Copenhagen

Copenhagen has set a new record for the number of its eco-certified hotel rooms. The number of certified hotels has increased by over 980% …

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Hotel booking site knocks TripAdvisor off top spot

| December 2, 2013

The Website of the Year award – Britain’s most important people’s choice award for websites – has named hotel reservation site hotel.info the ‘Most Popular’ for the Leisure & Travel category, knocking reigning winner TripAdvisor off the number one spot.

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Topland Reveals Acquisition of Menzies Hotels as Part of its Strategy to Build £1bn Hotel Business

| December 2, 2013

Topland has acquired the parent company of Menzies Hotels from administration for close to £85m as part of an ambitious drive to build a £1bn hotel business.

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Westin Returns to Singapore with the Opening of The Westin Singapore

| November 12, 2013

After a Decade, The Westin Brings Inspired Well-being Back to the Heart of Singapore’s Central Business District

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