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Hotel room erotica becoming new intimate showroom for virtual reality

As hotels continue to seek ways to recoup revenue from outdated television erotica services that has been lost to newer tablets, laptops and mobile devices thanks to the proliferation of Internet porn, the new advances in VR technology are becoming an obvious way to make paid in the room adult entertainment a viable income stream once again.

By |May 16th, 2017|

Choice Hotels CEO calls on Trump “to be a champion for travel”

Rules and regulations were clearly on Choice Hotels CEO Steve Joyce’s mind when he opened the 63rd Annual Choice Hotels Convention at Mandalay Bay Resort, as he launched into a discussion on the Trump administration in Washington and what new policies could mean for hotel franchisees. 

By |May 15th, 2017|

Reports suggest imminent sale of AccorHotels’ property business

Reports from Europe suggest that the sale of AccorHotels' real-estate arm, HotelInvest, is poised to be sold. Last summer, Europe’s biggest hotel operator announced plans to spin off the unit and eventually sell a majority stake. The move was expected to free up funds for the parent company to expand and improve existing properties.

By |May 15th, 2017|

Rapid growth of budget hotels in the UK leaves other brands stagnating

Budget hotels now account for nearly two-thirds of the UK’s top ten brands as global hotel companies continue to diversify from their traditionally more upmarket offerings to the ever-popular budget sector. According to Hotel Bulletin Q1 2017, Premier Inn and Travelodge between them account for 52 per cent of all branded rooms in the UK’s top ten and are also the most active in terms of future growth.

By |May 12th, 2017|

Japan set to get more playful and more curious by adding Moxy

Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand created for a new generation of fun hunting travelers continues its rapid global expansion with the announcement of two new properties in Japan. Moxy Tokyo Kinshicho and Moxy Osaka Honmachi are both set to open in late 2017, further expanding the brand’s presence in the Asia Pacific.

By |May 12th, 2017|

Cuba’s new luxury hotels look to lure waves of US tourists

In Havana’s Parque Central, shady stone benches and graceful palm trees beckon to mojito-sipping tourists and locals gathering to shoot the breeze. The gathering spot, in the center of town, is surrounded by horse-drawn carriages and long lines of colorful finned-and-chromed 1950s cars. But more utilitarian vehicles have recently begun circling the square: construction equipment transforming old buildings into luxury hotels.

By |May 11th, 2017|

Hotel industry veteran launches consultancy

A Dubai-based hospitality industry veteran, Gaurav Sinha, has set up a consultancy called Quillon Hospitality to offer development and management advisory. “The past few years have brought immense shake-ups and formative change within almost every facet of the hospitality sector,” said Mr Sinha.

By |May 11th, 2017|

Red Lion unveils new brand alignment

Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLHC) has announced the evolution of its brand portfolio following the acquisition of Vantage Hospitality’s hotel franchising business.

By |May 10th, 2017|

AETHOS and 20|20 assessSM launch global psychometric study to identify “hospitality X-factor”

In response to requests from industry operations professionals, human resources executives and hiring managers, AETHOS Consulting Group has launched an unprecedented global study to uncover the "X-factor" in hospitality employees using the latest psychometric testing.

By |May 10th, 2017|
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