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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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Alsisar Hotels participating at the WTM 2013 at stand Rajasthan Palaces and Tigers

| October 30, 2013
Alsisar Hotels participating at the WTM 2013 at stand Rajasthan Palaces and Tigers

The Alsisar Group of hotels is going to join World Travel Market 2013 in London from 4th November to 7th November, 2013.

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Rotana sponsors WTM registration for fifth year in a row

| October 25, 2013
Rotana sponsors WTM registration for fifth year in a row

Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East & Africa is to sponsor registration at World Travel Market 2013, the leading global event for the travel industry, to be held in London from Monday 4 November to Thursday 7 November 2013.

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Hotel Benchmark Reveals Bangkok as Best Value Major City

| October 24, 2013
Hotel Benchmark Reveals Bangkok as Best Value Major City

24th October 2013 JacTravel, the UK-based B2B wholesaler best known for its extensive range of hotels online and inbound travel services,

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Hoteliers concerned about the long-term impact of discounting on brand

| October 23, 2013

81% of hoteliers discount more than five years ago

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Hotels in Top Destinations Offering up to 30 Percent off this Labor Day Weekend

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hotels.com® Labor Day Sale helps travelers make end of summer plans

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Slated to Debut in Early 2015, Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph, to be located in the City’s Short North

| August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph, adding this cosmopolitan Midwest city to Le Méridien brand’s rapidly expanding global portfolio.

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Expansion in Russia and CIS for Starwood: Debut of Aloft Hotels in Kiev

| August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Scheduled to Open in 2015, Aloft Kiev is Set to Shake up Ukraine’s Mid-Market Hotel Category

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Franchise agreement between Meeting Point International and Aquis Hotels & Resorts

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

MPI Hotels will join the Aquis portfolio on a franchise basis effective from 1 November 2013. Thereby Aquis expands with nine additional hotels across the Mediterranean. 

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Aria Hotels adds the Elatos Resort and Health Club to its Collection of Greek Hotels and Villas

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Aria Hotels (http://www.ariahotels.gr), a specialist in authentic Greek hospitality in the country’s lesser-known hideaways has added the Elatos Resort & Health Club (http://www.elatos.com) to its collection of boutique hotels and villas.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Expands Footprint in Greece with the Debut of King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Expands Footprint in Greece with the Debut of King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

Re-imagined for a New Generation of Luxury Travellers, the Celebrated King George Marks The Luxury Collection’s Eighth Hotel in Greece

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The Ritz-Carlton Recognised as One of the Best Employers in Asia Pacific by Aon Hewitt

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Ritz-Carlton Recognised as One of the Best Employers in Asia Pacific by Aon Hewitt

Regional Accolades and Individual Awards Underline Benchmark Service Standards

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Thomas Pietzka appointed new Head of Hotel Portfolio Management

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Thomas Pietzka appointed new Head of Hotel Portfolio Management

Thomas Pietzka has been appointed with immediate effect the Head of the Hotel Portfolio Management division of TUI AG. In this newly created position the 48-year-old financial expert will be responsible for controlling all the hotel subsidiaries of TUI Hotels & Resorts.

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Le Méridien New Orleans to Open in 2014

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 30, 2013– Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced plans to debut Le Méridien in New Orleans amidst rising demand for the Paris-born brand in markets across North America.

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Starwood Hotels Invests More Than $400 Million in Refreshing Its New York City Portfolio

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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During Five-Week Relocation, Starwood’s Leaders Visited 19 Cities in 12 Countries Covering 38,000 Miles from World’s Most Vibrant Travel Hub

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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IHG First in the Industry to Commit to Free Internet for All Loyalty Members Worldwide

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

-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.

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Lato Boutique Hotel in Heraklion Crete, Greece Completes Extensive Renovation

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lato Boutique Hotel (http://www.lato.gr) announces that the 3 phase renovation project was completed in early 2013.

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KPMG Reports That Total Number of International-Brand Hotel Rooms in Russia is to Double by 2018

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel – Lisbon’s newest hotel and conference venue

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel – Lisbon’s newest hotel and conference venue

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.

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Autograph Collection to Debut in Germany

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

BERLIN, GERMANY –Autograph Collection, Marriott International’s (NYSE: MAR) evolving portfolio of independent hotels, announced it will debut in Germany later this year with the opening of the 87-room Hotel am Steinplatz in Berlin. 

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Messilah Beach Hotel Revived to Become Kuwait’s Idyllic Resort

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Messilah Beach Hotel Revived to Become Kuwait’s Idyllic Resort

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.

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Hotels.com Nominates The Season’s Best Destination-Centric Movies

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hotels.com Nominates The Season’s Best Destination-Centric Movies

Award-nominated films offer inspiration for travel to Philadelphia, Paris and Washington, D.C.

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Global Travelers Want To Stay Connected And Comfy

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Global Travelers Want To Stay Connected And Comfy

Wi-Fi and creature comforts are hotel amenity must haves, according to Hotels.com survey

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February trivago Hotel Price Index: Hotel Prices increase by up to 38%

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
February trivago Hotel Price Index: Hotel Prices increase by up to 38%

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%.

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“Live Life to Discover…Love” This Valentine’s Day with Larger Than Life Floral Suite

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
“Live Life to Discover…Love” This Valentine’s Day with Larger Than Life Floral Suite

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, 

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Va-Va-Va Voom! Five Eccentric Hotel Outings To Celebrate Valentine’s Day

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
Va-Va-Va Voom! Five Eccentric Hotel Outings To Celebrate 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

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Hotelbeds MEAPAC grows roomnight sales by 31%

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Singapore is the best-selling destination in the region for 2012 

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