Study reveals the pros and woes of small business travel

For small business travelers, affordability is key, and most feel that when compared to larger companies, they pay more for travel and that it is more difficult and time-consuming to book affordable business travel.

By |July 26th, 2016|

Cornell study outlines improved hotel sustainability benchmarks

The results are presented in the CHSB2016 Index report, where users can obtain the range of benchmarks for energy consumption, water consumption, and greenhouse gas emissions for hotels within specific segments and geographic locations.

By |July 26th, 2016|

Medical tourism industry valued at $439 billion

Furthermore, medical tourism has a projected growth rate of up to 25% year-over-year for the next 10 years as an estimated three to four percent of the world's population will travel internationally for health-related treatments.

By |July 26th, 2016|

Brazil Hotel Industry: Key insights

The Snapshot highlights that nearly half-million foreign tourists are expected to visit Brazil during Rio 2016 Olympics.

By |July 25th, 2016|

Chicago’s dana hotel and spa launches “i am ‘woof’” program

The Chicago hotel and spa has gone to the dogs with its new top-dog treatment.

By |July 25th, 2016|

Ritz-Carlton, Dallas launches new “Suite Sleep” initiative

Suite Sleep guests will receive luxury accommodations, an array of dream-inducing in-suite amenities, and on-request personalized assistance from the hotel’s Sleep Therapist.

By |July 22nd, 2016|

Marriott and the NBA extend partnership

Marriott to become an official partner of USA Basketball, NBA House Rio, and NBA All-Star and continue as a partner of NBA Global Games.

By |July 22nd, 2016|

All Meliá hotels in Italy use 100% renewable energy

This new milestone is part of the Meliá Hotels International strategy to move towards more responsible resources management and the integration of sustainability criteria as a basic foundation of its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.

By |July 21st, 2016|

Mandarin Oriental launches global digital detox initiative

Mandarin Oriental has worked with the renowned Mayo Clinic on the creation of a range of tips and guidelines that can help establish personal boundaries on the use of technology, clear mental chatter and establish a healthy, digitally balanced lifestyle.

By |July 21st, 2016|

How Ramadan impacted Middle East hotels

Makkah and Medina, Saudi Arabia, were the only major hotel markets in the Middle East to experience increases in RevPAR during Ramadan 2016.

By |July 20th, 2016|