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.

Starwood signs Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort to expand in Thailand

Thailand | 30 Oct, 2014

Scheduled to open in early 2018, the 230-room new-build resort will mark the re-entry of the Sheraton brand into Thailand’s largest island.

Meliá launches new travel agent portal, MELIÁ PRO

Global | 30 Oct, 2014

The portal will house a new loyalty platform, MELIÁ PRO Rewards, offering exclusive rates and benefits for agents at any of the company’s portfolio of over 350 hotels worldwide.

Rajat Chatterjee new GM of Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit

Thailand | 30 Oct, 2014

A veteran hotelier, he has served at some of the most prestigious Marriott establishments, most recently the Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel and Suites.

Mary Ann Kenmotsu new Director of Catering & Conference Services at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center

United States | 30 Oct, 2014

Kenmotsu’s will manage a team of over 200 employees, and be responsible for customer satisfaction, event planning, décor modeling, menu execution and vendor coordination.