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Rocco Forte Hotels Unveils the New Hotel de la Ville Following Extensive Renovation of Historic 18th Century Palazzo

2019-05-23 21:01:31 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

LONDON, May, 23 2019 -- Rocco Forte Hotels has unveiled their second hotel in Rome today, Hotel de la Ville, following an extraordinary renovation to the historical 18-century palazzo. Located in the heart of... Read more


Good Leadership and Values Key to Staff Satisfaction, Study Finds

2019-05-23 20:58:00 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Researchers analysed almost 298,000... Read more


Hyatt Launches New Lifestyle Division Following Its Fall 2018 Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality Brands

2019-05-23 20:57:15 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

CHICAGO (May 23, 2019) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the organization of a new, dedicated lifestyle division, which brings together Hyatt’s and former Two Roads Hospitality’s... Read more



Allegiant Names Paul Berry Vice President Of Hotel Operations

2019-05-23 20:47:56 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Paul Berry, a veteran hotelier who has managed several of the world's premier luxury resorts, has been appointed vice president of hotel operations for Sunseeker Resorts, a division of Allegiant Travel Company... Read more


Hotel De La Ville, A Rocco Forte Hotel Opens In Rome

2019-05-23 20:34:53 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Rocco Forte Hotels has unveiled their second hotel in Rome today, Hotel de la Ville, following an extraordinary renovation to the historical 18-century palazzo. Read more


Study Reveals Gig Economy is Thriving in Hotel Industry

2019-05-23 20:11:46 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

New study reveals gig economy is alive and thriving in the hospitality industry with nearly 76% of hotels using contractors for senior hires Read more


IHCL Signs With AD Estate Developers for New Vivanta Branded Hotel in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

2019-05-23 20:09:29 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Mumbai, May 23, 2019: The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a new Vivanta branded hotel in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.  This hotel... Read more


The Peninsula Paris Appoints Mauro Governato as General Manager

2019-05-23 20:04:24 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

The Peninsula Paris is pleased to announce Mr Mauro Governato has been appointed General Manager, effective 6 May 2019. With more than 34 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Governato’s most... Read more


The Wigwam in Phoenix’s West Valley Appoints J. Green as Resort Vice President of Sales & Marketing

2019-05-23 19:58:42 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

May 23, 2019 (Litchfield, Arizona) – The Wigwam, a desert oasis resort celebrating 90 years of welcoming guests this year, has appointed J. Green as Resort Vice President of Sales & Marketing. With two decades... Read more


BENCHMARK® Adds the Washington’s Skamania Lodge to Management Portfolio

2019-05-23 19:50:22 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, May 2019 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels... Read more


Hoteles City Express Announces the Signing of a Binding Agreement for the Acquisition of the City...

2019-05-23 19:49:13 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The total sale price agreed was Ps. $95.0 million plus VAT. This price represents a cap rate of 9.4% considering an NOI of Ps. $8.9 million generated by the hotel from May 2018 to April 2019. Read more


MEININGER Hotel Group Announces New Hotel in Marseille

2019-05-23 19:47:56 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The new hotel will be located in the middle of the 'new Marseille', the totally renewed urban area around the Marseille harbour and will have 194 rooms, 574 beds as well as 22 parking spaces. Read more


Oomph Launches Plastic-free Hotel Key Card

2019-05-23 19:47:07 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

UK company Oomph has launched a plastic-free hotel keycard for the sustainable hotelier, made entirely from wood fibre. With similar performance to plastic, the FSC approved Pulper paper key card works with leading... Read more


The Bowery Hotel Appoints Andrea Taormina as New Executive Chef

2019-05-23 19:46:44 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

NEW YORK, NY (May 23, 2019) - The Bowery Hotel, a timeless New York destination located in the stylish and revitalized Bowery neighborhood, announced that Chef Andrea Taormina will lead the culinary charge at Gemma,... Read more


Airbnb Launches Arabic Website Amid 63% Growth in UAE Visitors - Arabian Business

2019-05-23 19:41:44 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Airbnb on Wednesday launched its Arabic website in a bit to grow its presence across the Middle East and North-Africa region, where it has over 70,000 listings. Read more


Travel 2.0 Takes Flight - CMO By Adobe

2019-05-23 19:31:35 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Today its clear weve entered the era of Travel Tech 2.0: Websites and apps let travelers book flights and hotel rooms at the click of a mouse, board airplanes and check in at hotels electronically, open doors to hotel... Read more


Pan Pacific Hotels to Debut Its First Pan Pacific Hotel in London in 2020 and Relaunch Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore in 2021

2019-05-23 19:21:40 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Pan Pacific Hotels Group will introduce its signature Pan Pacific brand into Europe next year with the opening of Pan Pacific London in the United Kingdom. Designed by international design firm Yabu Pushelberg, Pan... Read more


Hawkeye Hotels and JR Hospitality Launch Historic Rehab to Convert Vacant Minneapolis Building to Dual-Branded Hilton Hotels

2019-05-23 19:01:45 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

MINNEAPOLIS – This month, a major rehab process will breathe new life into one of the city's vacated historic properties, as Iowa-based Hawkeye Hotels and Minnesota-based JR Hospitality begin rehab on a... Read more


Are You Leveraging the Benefits of Hotel PMS Integrations?

2019-05-23 18:50:30 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

As a hotelier, you have done the right thing by adopting a hotel property management system. Now, lets assume that the Hotel PMS is also helping you automate and streamline daily operations. This means, you have now... Read more


HVS Market Pulse: Houston, Texas

2019-05-23 18:43:24 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By J. Carter Allen All things considered, the Houston economy weathered the worst energy depression since the 1980s relatively well, highlighting the depth and diversity of Houston’s economic base today. Job... Read more