HOTELbeat launches new cloud-based/mobile operations management solution

Global | 21 Oct, 2014

The HOTELbeat solution features modules for a variety of operational areas, including front desk/redbook logging, housekeeping, maintenance, lost & found and staff dispatching.

Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa now open

Thailand | 21 Oct, 2014

The 224 guest rooms includes 16 Plunge Pool Suites, 20 Suites, 56 Deluxe rooms, 30 Family Deluxe rooms, 9 Superior Plunge Pool rooms, 45 Superior rooms and 48 Standard rooms.

Babylon Warwick Hotel, Baghdad has opened its doors

Iraq | 21 Oct, 2014

Its extensive facilities include indoor and outdoor Olympic swimming pools, a spa with a Turkish bath, a fitness center, tennis courts, 3 conference rooms with a meeting capacity up to 750 guests, 6 restaurants and a cigar bar.

Gansevoort Playa Imbert to open on Dominican Republic's north coast

Dominican Republic | 21 Oct, 2014

Gansevoort Playa Imbert will feature 48 suites comprised of one and two-bedroom lofts; three-bedroom apartments with private plunge pools and a collection of four-bedroom penthouses.

Steigenberger Mannheimer Hof rebranded to Leonardo Royal Hotel Mannheim

Germany | 21 Oct, 2014

Leonardo Hotels thereby increases the number of hotels of their upscale »Royal« brand in Germany to seven.

What a mature tablet world means for hotels

Global | 21 Oct, 2014

By Larry Mogelonsky: As the middle child between desktops/laptops and smartphones, what are the best uses for tablets have in the hotel space?

Marriott's next-gen meeting spaces

Global,Europe | 21 Oct, 2014

Features include wireless-enabled LED screens and projectors and a system that allows multiple laptops and tablets to connect to screens wirelessly.

Carlson Rezidor and Al Hokair sign development agreement for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia | 21 Oct, 2014

Currently, the group operates 7 hotels in the Kingdom with additional 15 properties expected to open within the next 30 months.

St. Regis Hotel in Rome sold, Starwood will continue management

Italy | 21 Oct, 2014

Now owned by Constellation Hotels, the iconic St. Regis Hotel in Rome will continue to be operated by Starwood Hotels under a long-term management contract.

Carolyn Turnbull joins the Board of Directors at Peak Hotels and Resorts

Global | 21 Oct, 2014

Turnbull has over 18 years of leadership experience in the hospitality industry and has been instrumental in the strategic positioning of Aman Resorts over the past 10 years.