Internet sales overtake traditional agents at Best Western Australasia

Best Western Australasia has reported encouraging results for the first six months of 2016 with booking revenue rising by 19%.

By |August 30th, 2016|

UK in two minds – 40-million-pound tourism support by PM and expected increasing operating costs post Brexit

UK PM announces 40 million pound fund for tourism, while operators forsee increasing operting costs. However boht government and industry are seeing benefits due to "pound exchange rate".

By |August 29th, 2016|

Westin Hotels & Resorts announces the expansion of the Westin Run Concierge program in North America

Underscoring the growing global demand among business and leisure travelers to rev up their well-being routine on the road, many Westin concierges will now provide expert insights into surfing, skiing, hiking, and cycling, among other physical activities.

By |August 29th, 2016|

Aloft Hotels introduces voice-activated hotel rooms

Guests will be able to control temperature, lighting and more simply by using "Hey Siri”.

By |August 26th, 2016|

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples’ CropBox brings sustainable on-site crops to guests

The property has grown more than 7,000 heads of lettuce over the past year, vastly reducing waste and harvesting only what is needed for the property and its guests.

By |August 26th, 2016|

NEXT Hotel launches chauffeured Tesla limousine service with zero emissions

The next generation automobile is accessible to both guests and the general public for airport transfers or a day trip to the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast.

By |August 26th, 2016|

General Hotel Management to roll out mid-market brand – Tin Hotels

The Tin Hotels team aims to expand swiftly, starting with the launch of its first hotels in Dubai and Oman and over the course of the next few years, to grow within the Gulf region before reaching its target of 35 properties in 2022.

By |August 25th, 2016|

Swiss-Belhotel properties take home two prizes at the Bali Tourism Awards

Swiss-Belresort Watu Jimbar and Swiss-Belhotel Tuban were named Bali's Leading New Resort and Bali's Leading 4-star hotel respectively at the recent Bali Tourism Awards.

By |August 25th, 2016|

Mövenpick steps up green initiatives

More Mövenpick hotels and resorts are implementing trackable initiatives every year that contribute to the protection of natural resources and support long-term sustainability.

By |August 24th, 2016| to offer travel insurance has announced its partnership with travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance to offer a variety of travel insurance options for its customers.

By |August 24th, 2016|