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London to gain 7,000 hotel rooms as occupancy declines

The huge number of openings planned for 2016 in London will be of concern to the city’s hoteliers who are currently experiencing limited demand growth.
By |February 10th, 2016|

Benchmark Hospitality launches new eGift program

The options for creating a customized gift from one of the participating hotels are endless and all can be created securely and sent from a laptop, tablet or mobile phone.
By |February 10th, 2016|

Survey finds cause for optimism in Greek tourism

Survey carried out for the SETE Institute, the research arm of the Greek Tourism Confederation, finds country still on 2016 holiday wish list for British, German and US visitors.
By |February 9th, 2016|

Hotels generating additional revenues renting out spare parking spaces

New figures reveal hotels have made over £700,000 renting out their spare parking spaces through online platforms that match drivers looking for parking with available spaces .
By |February 8th, 2016|

TripAdvisor expands its instant booking marketplace to nine more countries

TripAdvisor instant booking is now fully rolled out across 11 countries, following the launch of instant booking in the U.S. and U.K., with a global rollout expected in the first half of 2016.
By |February 5th, 2016|

ONYX Hospitality Group to accelerate regional growth of OZO and Shama

ONYX Hospitality Group and Singapore Hospitality Holdings enter strategic alliance to accelerate the growth of OZO and Shama across Asia Pacific and Middle East - Joint venture targets the opening of 46 additional OZO and Shama properties by 2024.
By |February 4th, 2016|

IHG builds on commitment to responsible business practices with launch of IHG Foundation

Initial beneficiaries include CARE International UK, Goodwill Industries International, Youth Career Initiative, British Red Cross and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust .
By |February 4th, 2016|

Starwood’s Speciality Select brands on New York growth spurt

Collectively, Starwood’s Aloft, Element and Four Points Brands will add ten new hotels in New York State by the end of 2018.
By |February 3rd, 2016|

Airbnb users spent $2.4 billion on lodging in the U.S. over past year

More than 55% of that $2.4 billion was spent in five U.S. cities: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, and Boston according to a from CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research.
By |February 3rd, 2016|

Hilton celebrates 2015 winners of CEO Light & Warmth Awards, the company’s highest honor

The 2015 CEO Light & Warmth Award Winners recognize exceptional Team Members and franchisee employees who embody the core values of founder Conrad Hilton.
By |February 3rd, 2016|