Latest Hotel Industry News


Booking.com plans to lay off a quarter of employees

2020-08-05 13:21:56 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The company says up to 25% of the site's global workforce of 17,500 will leave as part of a major restructuring of the organization. Details as to where the cuts at Booking.com will be being made across its... Read more


Accor First-half 2020: Immediate measures limiting Covid-19 crisis aftermath

2020-08-05 13:06:00 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Accor, said: "The shock that our industry is experiencing is both violent and unprecedented. Against this backdrop, we have managed to limit the... Read more


This summer's ‘Must Reads’ chosen by EHL’s Rooms and Revenue Management

2020-08-05 12:27:05 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Continuing our summer reading list theme, EHL's Rooms and Revenue Management teams have drawn up a shortlist of essential titles that all prospective students of hospitality management should be familiar with on... Read more


Ultima Collection to launch Ultima Courchevel in December 2020

2020-08-05 12:21:45 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Ultima Collection is delighted to reveal the Grand Opening of Ultima Courchevel on Saturday 12th December 2020 for the new 2020/2021 ski season. The new ultra-luxury resort will be launched with 13 sumptuous chalets... Read more


A Tale of Two Occupancies: Total Room Inventory vs. STR Standard

2020-08-05 12:21:00 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Occupancy has long been one of the key hotel performance metrics measured by STR. Reported on both a monthly and weekly basis, occupancy is easily calculated by dividing rooms sold (demand) by rooms available... Read more


Fairfield By Marriott Inn & Suites Set to Open in Katy, Texas

2020-08-05 12:03:58 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The 92-room Fairfield by Marriott hotel in Katy, Texas is set to open this week with a new décor that provides guests with a feeling of warmth and calm while traveling. Located at 22100 Grand Corner Drive, the... Read more


Santa Cruz's Historic Chaminade Resort & Spa Completes Multi-Million Dollar Transformation

2020-08-05 11:54:06 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Considered one of Santa Cruz's premier, luxury destination resorts with breathtaking views of Monterey Bay, the 156-room Chaminade Resort & Spa is celebrating the completion of an extensive, $10 million... Read more


Radisson Collection To Make Debut In China, With The First Destination Resort In Nanjing

2020-08-05 11:32:45 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Radisson Collection, Radisson Hotel Group's anthology of iconic lifestyle hotels, will arrive in China for the first time next year when it opens an outstanding low-rise resort, which will form a key part of a... Read more


Marriott International Signs Agreement With KJP Participaçoes LTDA To Bring The W Hotels Brand To The South Of Brazil

2020-08-05 10:57:40 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has signed an agreement with KJP Participaçoes LTD to bring the W Hotels brand to Gramado, a mountain resort town in the Brazil's... Read more


WTTC says UK is heading to ‘worst case scenario’ threatening nearly three million Travel & Tourism jobs

2020-08-05 10:33:29 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

London, UK - Nearly three million jobs in the UK - and 197 million worldwide in the Travel & Tourism sector globally - look set to be lost due to the collapse of travel, according to the World Travel & Tourism... Read more