Kareem Shaw new Exec Chef at Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean in Santa Monica

United States | 01 Oct, 2014

Chef Kareem Shaw is a talented culinary artist who has cooked for President Barack Obama and filmed cooking segments on TV for “Good Day Wisconsin”.

Wilbur Bodden new GM for The Wyndham Garden Amarillo

United States | 01 Oct, 2014

Bodden brings extensive experience in hotel management to HMC along with a proven record of successfully increasing sales revenue and overall customer satisfaction.

Hyatt Place Phoenix/Chandler-Fashion Center celebrates official opening

United States | 01 Oct, 2014

The 129-room Hyatt Place hotel is located in the heart of Chandler’s high-tech district, directly next to the Chandler Fashion Center.

Element Orlando slated to open in July 2016

United States | 01 Oct, 2014

The 151-room property will be located less than one mile from Universal Studios Orlando

Starwood to relocate global HQ to India for month-long immersion

India | 01 Oct, 2014

Following relocations to China in 2011 and Dubai in 2013, the move will bring the company closer to owners, Associates, and guests in its 3rd largest market.

New fast build development unveiled for Hilton Garden Inn expansion in Africa

Africa | 01 Oct, 2014

Modular guest rooms and hallways are built entirely in a Chinese manufacturing plant to then be assembled on location at the nine African hotels under development.

Keio Plaza Hotel offers Hello Kitty rooms

Japan | 01 Oct, 2014

The special guest rooms will be decorated with the popular character “Hello Kitty”, from the walls and furniture to the amenities.

IHG to launch new InterContinental Hotel in Singapore

Singapore | 30 Sep, 2014

The 225-key InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay will open in 2016 and be the second InterContinental hotel in Singapore.

Sala Baï graduates reflect on year's hospitality training

Cambodia | 30 Sep, 2014

Chiieng Mey, a housekeeping student and Morn, a restaurant student, look back on their experience at Sala Baï Hotel School in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Space tourism, underwater resorts and hyper-personalised rooms

Global | 30 Sep, 2014

Skyscanner reveals destinations of the future in the final part of its Future of Travel 2024 Report.