Latest Hotel Industry News

Profitsword Partners with Formula 4 Racing Team

2017-03-13 07:02:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel Online

Orlando, FL – March 13, 2017 – ProfitSword has taken a giant step outside the box by sponsoring Blake Mount and his Formula 4 racing team for the 2017 season.  The continued rapid growth and expansion... Read more

EyeforTravel hosts table at the European Group Travel Awards before European Flagship Event

2017-03-13 04:21:36 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

On the 9th March, an evening of entertainment and celebration took place at HotelPlanner's annual European Group Travel Awards. The awards saw 25 award categories recognise the operators that deliver the most... Read more

Market Pulse: Singapore | By Victoria Jia Li Chan, Ho Mei Leng and Hok Yean CHEE

2017-03-13 04:20:15 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The Republic of Singapore is a metropolitan city-state and island country in Southeast Asia with a total land area of 714.3 square kilometres. It is situated at the southern tip of the Malayan Peninsula, between... Read more

In Focus: Halkidiki, Greece | By Nana Boussia and Pavlos Papadimitriou

2017-03-13 03:54:27 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The Prefecture of Halkidiki is located in the southeastern portion of Central Macedonia and consists of a large peninsula in the northwestern Aegean Sea resembling a hand with three "fingers" – Kassandra, Sithonia,... Read more

Market Pulse: Tucson, AZ | By Ryan Wall and Michael Smithson

2017-03-13 03:29:14 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Tucson, like much of the Southwest, has undergone a prolonged recovery since the 2008/09 recession. Tucson's hotel market realized unprecedented growth in the years leading up to 2008. But the hotel supply... Read more

Key Takeaways: The CREF/MBA Conference 2017 | By Brett E. Russell and Desiree M. Flanary

2017-03-13 03:14:05 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

HVS again hosted a booth at this year's Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF)/Multifamily Housing conference, run by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). More than 3,000 mortgage and lending professionals... Read more

In Focus: Florence, Italy | By Ezio Poinelli, Themis Traka and Filippo Brivio

2017-03-13 03:02:42 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

This market snapshot presents current data and information on the upscale and luxury hotel and tourism industry in Florence, Italy. In writing such articles, we utilise the expertise of HVS in each market to the full... Read more

HVS Key Takeaways: Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2017 | By Hemangi Bhandari

2017-03-13 02:46:26 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The 2nd edition of the Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka, hosted by HVS, concluded on 8 February 2017. 170 delegates, representing hotel companies and operations, banks and... Read more

Market Pulse: St. Louis, MO | By Tim Sauer

2017-03-13 02:38:10 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

St. Louis is poised to enter a post-recovery phase of economic development and expansion that should continue to support the recent growth of the region's hotel market. Numerous proposed developments and... Read more

The Imperial New Delhi wins 3Rs Appreciation Award by National Productivity Council

2017-03-13 02:14:38 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

The Imperial has been awarded 'Certificate of Appreciation in 3Rs (Reduce, Recycle and Reuse)' by National Productivity Council under Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India. The award was... Read more

Jeremy Brook

2017-03-13 02:14:31 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet staff

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Location, Location, Uber Availability? | By Tucker Johnson

2017-03-13 01:50:24 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

It's long been said that the three most important things in real estate are location, location, location. I have agreed with this assessment having worked at properties in prime locations and less than desirable... Read more

ITB Berlin: Expedia Affiliate Network launches new Deals Finder tool

2017-03-13 01:43:09 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Expedia Affiliate Network launched its new Deals Finder tool with advanced filtering tools to the market at ITB in Berlin this week. The global search giant hopes the move will enable its partners to chose more... Read more

Baha Mar Luxury Resort opening in April will Feature Oldcastle SurePods™ Prefabricated Bathroom Pods

2017-03-13 01:34:15 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

When guests begin staying at the Baha Mar and Grand Hyatt luxury hotels in Nassau, Bahamas, in April, they might not realize there is a secret behind the beautiful, high-quality bathrooms in the properties'... Read more

Jeremy Brook appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at InterContinental Hong Kong

2017-03-13 01:33:46 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Originally from Yorkshire in the UK, Jeremy Brook has joined InterContinental Hong Kong as Director of Sales and Marketing. He has over 26 years of global sales and marketing experience in the luxury hotel and travel... Read more

Inghams appoints new Chief Operating Officer

2017-03-13 01:21:09 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Paul Carter has been named as chief operating officer of Inghams, ahead of executive director Hugh Walton retiring in the autumn after 20 years with the operator. Mr Carter was previously chief operating officer and... Read more

Prominent architect launches Soori Bali under new lifestyle brand

2017-03-13 01:10:26 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Under his new lifestyle brand, Soori, architect Soo K. Chan has relaunched his beachfront resort, set between a beach and rice fields in Bali’s Tabanan Regency, as the ultimate wellbeing destination. The relaunch of... Read more

Airbnb closes $1 billion funding round with war chest for growth

2017-03-13 00:12:04 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Airbnb closed a funding round of more than $1 billion, valuing the home-sharing start-up at about $31 billion, according to three people familiar with the company. In December, Bloomberg first reported the company’s... Read more