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Slovenia is ITB Convention & Culture Partner 2017
30-Sep-2016 :: Europe in miniature: Slovenia is the Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2017, a corresponding agreement was reached on 15 September 2016 by David Ruetz, head of ITB Berlin, and members of the Slovenian Tourist Board in the prese...
World's first dual-branded AC Hotels By Marriott and Le Méridien
30-Sep-2016 :: A milestone for the industry and the city, this is the first collaborative project from Marriott International's AC Hotels and Le Méridien brands following the merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts which completed Friday, Se...
The Millennial Traveller: Innovation in travel tech has only just begun, says Hack Horizon’s Kostadin Kolev
30-Sep-2016 :: Reimagining the very way we conduct ourselves in daily life is no easy feat but travel is inherently an industry built on the notion of ‘doing things differently’, while technology in travel is not a novel topic, acknowledging &...
Singapore Tourism Board partners with Lyft and Pandora to promote destination awareness
30-Sep-2016 :: In an effort to push the limits on destination marketing, Singapore Tourism Board is paving a new path to engage with like-minded consumer audiences with a passion for discovery and creative thinking to explore the endless travel experience...
Red Planet Hotels received investment injection from Goldman Sachs
29-Sep-2016 :: Red Planet Hotels, the fast growing pan-Asian budget hotel chain announced it has received USD70 million from Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment bank...
Marco Polo's Niccolo Hotels announces flagship in Hong kong
29-Sep-2016 :: The Murray, a Niccolo Hotel, Hong Kong, being part of the government’s Conserving Central Project will open in October 2017, on Cotton Tree Drive in Central, Niccolo Hotels, the new luxury hotel brand, is set to catapult into the...
Skyscanner launches flight booking provider quality ratings
29-Sep-2016 :: The new Quality Ratings feature for flight providers is based entirely on feedback from travellers and highlights the airlines and travel agencies providing the best customer service...
Commission updates EU audiovisual rules and presents targeted approach to online platforms
29-Sep-2016 :: The European Commission proposed an update of EU audiovisual rules to create a fairer environment for all players, promote European films, protect children and tackle hate speech better, this proposal also reflects a new approach to on...
News from around the EMEA region, September 29
29-Sep-2016 :: Hotel industry and travel news from around the Europe, Middle East & African region: Marriott completes acquisition of Starwood, Hyatt sells the Hyatt Regency Birmingham, Moxy makes its debut in Berlin and more...
PMS and Reservation systems for independent hotels
29-Sep-2016 :: The Unplugged Collection is the Property Management System (PMS) and Reservation engine of choice for independent hotels, Villas and boutique segment...
AccorHotels launches new brand: JO&JOE
28-Sep-2016 :: A brand that was co-constructed with its future guests and disrupts traditional codes, ...
In Focus: Zurich
28-Sep-2016 :: Zürich remains an important finacial centre; however, the global finanical crisis took its toll and the corporate market, especially, has become much more price-sensitive, affecting hotel rates and meeting and events revenue; ...
RIU enters Asia with first property in Sri-Lanka
28-Sep-2016 :: Spanish hotel group, RIU Hotels & Resorts has entered the Asian market with its first property in Sri Lanka, the 500-room new build hotel, Riu Sri Lanka, is located along the beach in Ahungalla, in the Sout...
Survey of affluents warns caution for rest of 2016 and early 2017
28-Sep-2016 :: Each morning's news cycle brings more bad tidings from the world of luxury, Bloomberg Gadfly recently reported the 'lipstick effect' is enforce, whereby consumers forgo high ticket luxury expenditures (eg handbags, jewelry, apparel) for lit...
Hertz and AccorHotels announce their partnership
28-Sep-2016 :: Hertz and AccorHotels have partnered to provide Le Club AccorHotels’ members with special car rental offers, including exclusive benefits, globally, with this partnership, Hertz expands its presence across key global markets...
Speed, innovation, key for aviation to deliver economic benefits
28-Sep-2016 :: The IATA called for speed and innovation to enable aviation to continue to deliver its vast social and economic benefits...
Shangri-la Asia appoints new CEO, makes further senior moves
27-Sep-2016 :: Effective from 26 September 2016, Mr LIM Beng Chee has been appointed a Non-executive Director and with effect from 1 January 2017, he will be re-designated as an Executive Director and will assume the position of Chief Executive ...
How to win the battle for the customer with the changing face of rail
27-Sep-2016 :: If someone had told me 6 years ago when I was working at Deutsche Bahn that car sharing would pose a real threat to rail operators, I wouldn’t have believed them; Nor that new, virtual train operators could pop up overnight – ho...
Wanda goes heads-on with Disney Shanghai
27-Sep-2016 :: Wanda Group signed agreement with Jinan Municipal Government to invest RMB 63 billion to construct Jinan Wanda Culture, Sports and Tourism City, the 13th super culture & tourism project of Wanda in China and besides culture, tourism and...
Docklands DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel sells to Chinese investors
27-Sep-2016 :: The 378 guestroom internationally branded hotel is located on the banks of the river Thames in Central London, opposite the global financial centre of Canary Wharf...
Gulf carriers see exponential growth of first and business class passenger volumes
27-Sep-2016 :: The figures come on the heels of Emirates and Etihad Airways both renewing their distribution agreements to sell their full range of fares to travellers worldwide through travel agents using Amadeus...
Hotel groups take multi-branding to the next level
27-Sep-2016 :: With dozens of hotel chains vying for a slice of the highly competitive US market, a growing number of brands owned by the same parent company have decided that they are stronger together than on their own...
Ocean Park Hong Kong achieves humane certification for animal welfare
26-Sep-2016 :: Ocean Park Hong Kong is now among an elite group of only six institutions worldwide to earn the prestigious Humane Conservation seal of approval and is the very first to be certified in Asia...
Maldives to welcome first InterContinental resort
26-Sep-2016 :: IHG has signed a management agreement with Hotel Properties Limited to open a new InterContinental resort on the island of Maamunagau in the Maldives; the 83-room InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort will mark the brand's entry ...
Shangri-La launches global restaurant and bar loyalty programme
26-Sep-2016 :: Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced the launch of The Table by Golden Circle, a new food and beverage loyalty programme that offers unparalleled benefits to members who dine at Shangri-La properties both on the road and nearer to h...
Terrorist attacks adds pressure to Belgium hotel market, Dutch market is solid
26-Sep-2016 :: The Dutch hotel market has increased again over the last year, as shown in the HOSTA 2016 report from consulting agency Horwath HTL, both the average occupancies as the average room rates in the Netherlands have increased...
Hostelling International partners with ReviewPro globally to deliver better guest experiences
25-Sep-2016 :: Hostelling International (HI), has recently teamed up with ReviewPro, experts in Guest Intelligence, to help hostels around the world better manage their online reputation and boost rankings on TripAdvisor, OTAs and other review sites...
News from around the EMEA region, September 24
24-Sep-2016 :: Hotel industry and travel news from around the Europe, Middle East & African region: First Curio Collection for Tuscany, Mövenpick for Stuttgart Airport, Banyan Tree sets down roots in Bodrum and more...
W Hotels announced the debut of W Dubai, the brand’s first hotel in the Emirate
24-Sep-2016 :: Owned by the Al Habtoor Group, the design-led lifestyle brand is set to shake up the destination with its rooftop W Lounge, pulsating WET® pool deck and innovative fashion and music happenings...
Michelin Guide Shanghai 2017: Reactions and responses
23-Sep-2016 :: Shanghai's first ever Michelin guide, Michelin Guide Shanghai 2017, was announced yesterday with a total of 26 restaurants winning the prestigious stars: Chefs, restaurateurs, foodies and industry folk comment on the lis...
Approved in China: Marriott and Starwood expect to become combined company today
23-Sep-2016 :: Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced their merger transaction has received approval from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on September 20th...
Hard Rock brings legendary vibe to Malaysia’s Desaru Coast
23-Sep-2016 :: Following the recent announcement in Dalian, and while gearing up to open projects in Shenzhen and Haikou, China, Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast is slated to open fall 2017 in the southeastern region of Malaysia, in the state of Johor...
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2016 Hotels in India: Trends & Opportunities
Friday, 30th September 2016
This report discusses the key hospitality trends as well as our outlook for the future, highlighting 13 major Indian markets...

Union wants to boycott Trump Hotels nationally
Friday, 30th September 2016
Citing federal law allowing boycotts for the purpose of forcing an employer to honor their duty to bargain, UNITE HERE, the parent union of the Culinary Union which is certified as the bargaining representative of workers at Trump Hotel Las...

Imported food market in China : the opportunities are online!
Friday, 30th September 2016
The Chinese are big fans of e-Commerce and we can see a rapid development of the food e-Commerce market, Chinese consumers appreciate being able to purchase products on the internet with many new platforms available for ...
 The Month's Most Read News
ITB Berlin 2017 Marketing Programs
Monday, 5th September 2016
In March 2017, we will be covering the world’s largest travel show again and the dedicated ITB Berlin news site's popularity and traffic is highly expected to increase once again as it has been increasing YOY...

Latest trends in adventure travel
Wednesday, 31st August 2016
A new survey has revealed the hottest destinations, activities and trends in the rapidly expanding world of adventure travel; an overwhelming 95 percent of travel specialists say they have seen active, adventure and specialty travel sales r...

The changing face of hotel lobbies over the past 25 years
Monday, 19th September 2016
Tech twists, art galleries and game zones, Instagram-able lobby spaces, the quirky features taking over the modern lobby and 11 leading lobbies from around the world...

Airbnb: To stay or not to stay? PostSecret reveals guests being videotaped with hidden cameras
Tuesday, 6th September 2016
One of the latest anonymous admissions made to PostSecret may make you question whether or not to stay at an Airbnb rental...

Singapore Airlines will not extend Airbus A380 leases
Monday, 19th September 2016
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has decided not to extend the lease contract for its first Airbus A380, the carrier’s first five A380s, delivered from 2007, are on 10-year leases...

Study finds tourists resilient to Hong Kong weather
Wednesday, 21st September 2016
Tourists are quite resilient and rarely change their plans when they encounter poor weather while visiting Hong Kong, according to Professor Bob McKercher of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechni...


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