Hampton by Hilton Hotels set for major expansion in China

China | 31 Oct, 2014

Seeing an opportunity to grow in the upper economy to mid-scale category, Hampton and Plateno Hotels Group to develop more than 400 hotels in China.

Hotel spa use - and profits - on the rise

Global | 30 Oct, 2014

Since 2011, spa department revenues have increased at a greater pace than food and beverage, retail, telecommunications, movie rental and guest laundry.

First Hyatt Place Hotel opens in Panama

Panama | 30 Oct, 2014

The 165-room Hyatt Place Panama City/Downtownis located in the city’s financial zone, in the heart of the banking district.

Vantage appoints Mike Burgess as Regional VP of Development

United States | 30 Oct, 2014

Burgess will head up Vantage’s Upscale Brands that include the Lexington Inn, Lexington Hotel, and the brands that are being relaunched under the Vantage umbrella - Jameson Inn, Jameson Suites and 3 Palms Hotels & Resorts.

Eco Hotels aims to be world's first carbon neutral hotel brand

India | 30 Oct, 2014

With both 2- and 3-star brands, Eco Hotels UK Plc hopes to build 10,000 rooms in India by 2023.

Skål announces International Sustainable Tourism award winners

Global | 30 Oct, 2014

To encourage the conservation of the environment and help promote the development of responsible tourism, Skål initiated this awards program in 2002.

Aloft Liverpool now open in historic building

United Kingdom | 30 Oct, 2014

Set in the 110-year old Royal Insurance Building, Aloft Liverpool is an adaptive reuse project that is breathing new life into this historic building.

Hydro Majestic Hotel in NSW Blue Mountains reborn

Australia | 30 Oct, 2014

After almost six years of detailed planning and review, one of the most famous tourism landmarks in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia, the Hydro Majestic Hotel, has reopened.

Meliá Dunas opens on the island of Sal in Cabo Verde

Cape Verde | 30 Oct, 2014

Meliá Dunas provides 1,143 suites, 14 bars and 5 restaurants, a YHI spa, a gym, 5 outdoor pools for adults and 2 children’s pools, a themed play area, sports facilities and 1,000 m2 for events and meetings.

World's tallest Holiday Inn hotel opened in NYC's Manhattan/Financial District

United States | 30 Oct, 2014

The new 492-room Holiday Inn Manhattan-Financial District hotel stands more than 453 feet tall and it's guestrooms boast views of the Hudson River and One World Trade Center.