2016 Top Luxury Hotel & Brand Report shows smaller brands, Chinese hotels gaining ground

Luxury hotels in China received 703,041 reviews, representing a dramatic increase of +46% year-on- year and taking them into first place ahead of American hotels who experienced a decrease of 13% year-on-year.

By |July 27th, 2016|

RevPAR growth fails to deliver profit at UK Hotels

A major contributing factor to the decline in rooms profit has been the stark increase in rooms expenses, which reflects the systemic impact of OTAs on the hotel industry since the turn of the century.

By |July 27th, 2016|

AccorHotels to grow loyalty point program for bookings at independent hotel parnters

On its website AccorHotels.com, the Group offers customers the option of reserving hotels that are not part of the group, and all the “Accorhotels Selection” of partner hotels earn customers loyalty points.

By |July 27th, 2016|

UK hotel offers ‘Cancer Touch Therapy’ treatments

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa has announced that it is one of the first UK hotels to be trained and accredited in Cancer Touch Therapy, providing specialist spa treatments for cancer patients at the hotel’s The Spa & Bath House.

By |July 27th, 2016|

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|