Latest Hotel Industry News

Parryware introduces Shop in Shop concept

2017-02-14 05:21:46 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

Parryware announced the introduction of shop in shop concept to strengthen its distribution footprint across India. Parryware brings the novel concept in the category in tie up with Home Town, a national chain known... Read more

AVANI to debut in Europe with launch of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal

2017-02-14 05:21:08 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

AVANI Hotels & Resorts will debut in Europe with the opening of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in the Portuguese capital. The 119key hotel will launch on April 1, 2017, following the completion of a EUR 1.5... Read more

Airbnb to disrupt luxury travel further with expected acquisition |

2017-02-14 04:18:17 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Short-term home rental service Airbnb is innovating in the luxury travel space and responding to consumer demand with its soon-to-be-finalized purchase of Luxury Retreats, a similar service working with only upscale... Read more

Seven Mobile Marketing Opportunities For The Travel Industry |

2017-02-14 04:16:53 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

It wasn’t that long ago that virtually all travel transactions went through brick-and-mortar agents. But now travel dollars are increasingly being spent via digital, especially on mobile. According to the latest... Read more

Valentine’s Day 2017: The romantic restaurant roundup

2017-02-14 04:00:51 +0100 | Source: Big Hospitality

Can you say love potion? From cheeky cocktails to surprise meals for hospitality staff themselves, we take a look at some of the industry's take on the "most romantic" day of the year Read more

Hotel Brand Standards: How to Pick the Right Amenities for Your Property | By Chekitan Dev

2017-02-14 03:04:54 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Abstract: Amenities specified by hotel companies' brand standards can become a point of contention between hotel owners and brand managers. At issue for the owner is whether offering a particular amenity justifies... Read more

Cornell Report Highlights the Value of Hotel Amenities

2017-02-14 02:52:00 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Hotel owners and operators have long offered complimentary amenities to enhance their guests' stays and differentiate themselves from competitors. The decision of which amenities to offer is typically based on... Read more

Innkeeper’s Lodge, managed by Mitchells & Butlers, select Guestline’s suite of hospitality solutions for their 51 sites

2017-02-14 02:32:37 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Innkeeper's Lodge are the latest hotel group to select Guestline's comprehensive suite of hospitality software solutions. Opting for Rezlynx, (Guestline's cloud hosted property management system), CRS... Read more

Staff Leadership... NOT Staff Management | By Joshua M. Evans

2017-02-14 02:28:17 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Its not about Staff Management... we need to transition to Staff Leadership! All true leaders have enthusiasm. Whether you are leading your family through an airport, leading an expedition to the summit of Mt.... Read more

For 2017, Resolve to do Something About Your Hotel's Package Problem

2017-02-14 02:01:12 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

In recent years, the package situation at many hotels has become untenable. This is especially true for hotels where the concierge and front desk are responsible for package management, because concierge technology... Read more

Are Travel Brands Failing to Capitalize on Own-Brand Traffic?

2017-02-14 01:53:52 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Travel marketers spend a huge amount of time trying to get people on to their brand's booking channels but should they instead spend more time improving these channels? A new white paper suggests that closing... Read more

Austria’s Tourism Reaches 140 Million Mark For The First Time |

2017-02-14 01:40:56 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The year 2016 brought many visitors to the Alps and to the Danube. However, for the hoteliers not everything is rosy. The start of the winter season was somewhat weak for Austria’s tourism. The hotel industry in... Read more

German Tourism Reaching New Record |

2017-02-14 01:39:10 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The Baltic Sea, Allgäu, Lake Constance – German destinations are more popular than ever. Last year a new peak of 447.3 million overnight stays in terms of domestic and foreign guests was reported. The growth of... Read more

FHRAI to approach court seeking clarification on 500 mtr restriction on liquor vends

2017-02-14 00:35:50 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

As various State governments are preparing to challenge and seek clarification on the recent Supreme Court order restricting liquor vends below 500 m radius of the National Highways, Federation of Hotel & Restaurant... Read more

BCIHMCT takes the Overall Champions Trophy at ATITHYA 2017 OF AISSMS─CHM Pune

2017-02-14 00:35:03 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

Team Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Delhi, has been crowned 'Overall Champions' at ATITHYA 2017, a annual culinary competition organised by All India Shri Shivaji... Read more

Harnessing the power of cloud and mobile hotel PMS

2017-02-14 00:32:19 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

What triggered the mass movement towards cloud hotel PMS? Hoteliers have new goals to achieve today and the solutions don't hide in a server room. Cloud hotel PMS software has become the natural choice for a... Read more

Kempinski Ajman promotes Raymond Aquino

2017-02-13 23:36:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel Middle East - Appointments

Associate gains promotion following his decade long career at the Kempinski Ajman Read more

Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel and Spa unveils new-look ballroom and bridal suites

2017-02-13 23:30:13 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Visitors to last weekend’s wedding fayre at Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel and Spa were amongst the first to see the four-star property’s new-look ballroom and bridal suites, which marks the first stage of a... Read more

Homewood Suites by Hilton debuts newest property in downtown Birmingham

2017-02-13 23:20:24 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's industry-first All Suites portfolio, has announced its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB. Offering 105 new suites, the hotel... Read more