World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration for WTM 2015.
Artur Gerber to take over as CEO
Gili Lankanfushi Maldives the Top Hotel in the World; The Langham Chicago is #1 in the U.S.
New Hotels Expected to Drive Over $50 Billion in Real Estate Investment and Create More Than 150,000 Anticipated New Hotel Jobs
ATHENS, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Aria Hotels’ latest property offers luxurious suites in Zagori, an area of outstanding natural beauty in North West Greece
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.
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.
Exclusive Hotels and Venues’ Managing Director, Danny Pecorelli, has today been named the 2014 Hotelier of the Year by The Caterer.
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 […]
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.
Luxury Dubai hotel group agrees to manage properties in Haikou, Wuhan and Nanjing
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 […]
The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa join the prestigious Ultratravel Collection
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.
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.
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 –
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.
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.
With St. Regis, The Luxury Collection and W Hotels, Starwood Will Open Four New Luxury Hotels in China by End of 2014
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The latest hotel.info Price Barometer: Change in Greece – Crimean crisis in the east – the strong Pound helps long-haul trips
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 […]
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 […]
Hotelbeds achieves high growth rates in the Americas through its solid bet on Innovation and Differentiation
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, […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
– 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
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.