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Statement from Tony Tyler on tragic week in aviation
25-Jul-2014 :: This has been a very sad week for everyone involved with aviation, our heartfelt sorrow goes to all those who have lost their lives in these tragedies and the industry’s thoughts and prayers are with their families and loved ones...
Ritz-Carlton bends over backwards to bring service to life through video performance
25-Jul-2014 :: How does a luxury hotel company bring its brand to life and showcase a memorable performance by highly skilled artists in China? ...
Global online bookings and rates experience highest year-on-year growth in last 12 months
25-Jul-2014 :: The second quarter ended on a high note for both the business and leisure travel segments; Global leisure travel booked online yielded impressive reservation and rate growth during the second quarter, growing by +10...
Chinese consumers: Increasingly optimistic but also realistic
25-Jul-2014 :: Study finds Chinese consumers cautiously optimistic, middle-class and affluent consumers from smaller cities will spend more across the board, while those in bigger cities will spend at higher prices in fewer categories; ...
Future of hotels, airlines and travel agents -- innovation in the travel industry
25-Jul-2014 :: Future of business travel and leisure travel: Travel industry continues to be vulnerable to major shocks -- politically, global economy, environment or other factors ranging from volcanic eruptions to the Arab Spring; Keynote on future trav...
News from around the Asia Pacific region, July 25
25-Jul-2014 :: Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Korean increases flights to malaysia, 20% of total arrivals to Myanmar are luxury travellers from Europe, Ovolo and more...
Virtual Reality ideal for co-branding studies
25-Jul-2014 :: Researchers chose the popular online space Second Life to investigate the co-branding preferences of a diverse range of participants in a hotel environment, something that would have been prohibitively expensive and time consuming in the re...
UK Provinces and East Midlands grow profits, but London loses again
24-Jul-2014 :: Whilst London's hotel profitability fell for the second consecutive month in June, the UK Provinces continued to show year-on-year positive movement for gross operating profit per available room (GOPPAR) and in particular, East Midlands’ ho...
International tourism: strong peak season anticipated
24-Jul-2014 :: Demand for international tourism remained strong in the first four months of 2014; international tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 5%, the same rate as during the full year 2013...
Pay the room rate you feel is right
24-Jul-2014 :: Guests will pay whatever they want, based on their impressions of the hotel, the room and the service...
Mercure: A new look combining innovation and authenticity
24-Jul-2014 :: One year after announcing its position shift, midscale hotel world leader Mercure is pushing ahead with its modernization drive at a very steady pace...
Companies struggle to access information quickly for marketing personalization
24-Jul-2014 :: Experian Data Quality published a new report on the prevalence of personalization and analytics required to support new marketing efforts; ...
Ramada resort to open at Kooralbyn in Queensland
24-Jul-2014 :: Wyndham Hotel Group continues to expand its presence in Australia with the signing of a franchise agreement for the 110-room Ramada® Kooralbyn Resort, located in the Gold Coast hinterland of Queensland, Australia...
Acentic - hotel TV and hospitality technology - installs five star JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai
23-Jul-2014 :: Acentic, global leader in hotel TV and hospitality technology, has installed 1350 rooms at the five star JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai with its market leading technology, Panorama...
Kempinski adds Rwanda's capital to its growing African portfolio
23-Jul-2014 :: Kempinski Hotels officially took over the management of the famous Hôtel Des Mille Collines in Rwanda’s capital Kigali at the beginning of the month...
Official Rulling: Clean toilets to be mandatory in all hotels Say What?
23-Jul-2014 :: The meeting convened by District Panchayat president, on Friday, decided to make it mandatory for all the hotels in the district to have neat and clean toilets...
UNWTO welcomes new Law on Antiquities and Heritage in Saudi Arabia
23-Jul-2014 :: UNWTO welcomes the new Saudi legislation aimed at protecting the country’s antiquities and heritage as well as to give the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) the mandate to ensure its preservation; ...
Marijuana's effect on Denver tourism
23-Jul-2014 :: Denver and the state of Colorado have seen a spike in travel interest since the sale of recreational marijuana was legalized to anyone 21 or older at the start of the year, according to search data from Hotels...
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down from the sky, July 22, 08:50am
23-Jul-2014 :: We are relieved that the train has safely arrived at Kharkiv about 11am local time, this is an important milestone in relation to the MH17 tragedy, however we still need to get to the truth of what has happened and we hope for the investiga...
Carlson Rezidor boosts presence in Chongqing with new Radisson Blu resort
23-Jul-2014 :: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and CUTC Chongqing Easpring Hot Spring Development announced the signing of Radisson Blu Resort Chongqing BeiBei in Chongqing, China, which is Carlson Rezidor's fourth hotel in the Southwestern metropolis of Chon...
News from around the EMEA region, July 22
22-Jul-2014 :: Hotel, industry and travel news from around Europe, Middle East & Africa; this week: Thailand-based Fico expands into Europe, Accor increases revenues, 4 UK Holiday Inns,  and more...
Emirates takes milestone delivery of 50th A380 aircraft, plus shortest A380 flight launched
22-Jul-2014 :: Emirates has received its 50th A380 aircraft, strengthening its position as the world’s largest international airline with 71% growth in capacity since 2010; ...
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UAE establishes a skills union for hospitality
Saturday, 26th July 2014
Hospitality-sector leaders are establishing an organisation that will develop skills for employees working in the industry; ...

A solid year of international arrivals for New Zealand
Saturday, 26th July 2014
Arrivals to the year-end June have shown stellar performance from key international visitor markets says Tourism New Zealand - with total annual arrival growth of 5...

Abacus and Spring Airlines strengthen partnership through knowledge exchange
Saturday, 26th July 2014
Since the exclusive distribution partnership between Spring Airlines and Abacus in January this year, both companies have been hard at work in growing and securing B2B opportunities across the region...
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Thailand Situation Updated - June 27: Thailand tourism gets stronger than ever
Monday, 30th June 2014
As Thailand is moving forwards national reconciliation and reforms under the administration of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), a series of positive developments and measures have been introduced and enforced to help improve...

NH Hotel Group disposes Amsterdam asset
Friday, 27th June 2014
NH Hotel Group sells the Amsterdam Centre hotel, which it will continue to operate, on very favourable term; ...

Singapore Airport T4: Ready for future growth
Friday, 4th July 2014
Scheduled for completion in 2017, Terminal 4 will come with design and process innovations to redefine passengers' travel experience, raise operational efficiency and manpower productivity for airlines and airport agencies...

World's weirdest hotel requests and complaints
Sunday, 29th June 2014
From toilets filled with mineral water to baths of chocolate milk – we lift the lid on 10 of the oddest requests made by hotel guests ever...

Mobile booking set to represent 25 percent of all online corporate bookings by 2017
Monday, 14th July 2014
A study suggests that mobile bookings are set to climb steeply over the next decade and will influence not only the entire traveler experience but will shift how travel managers control their travel programs, using the latest mobile technol...

Content Marketing Guide For Hotels [Infographic]
Wednesday, 9th July 2014
Content marketing is the most valuable technique available to a hotel marketer; It can help you to raise brand awareness and showcase what is unique about your hotel, making it more than just a place to stay...


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