Latest Hotel Industry News

First-Ever (Andaz) RED Suite Designed by Jonathan Adler Debuts

2017-03-10 08:26:46 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The Andaz brand today announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration with (RED) – the AIDS organization founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver. Acclaimed designer and longtime (RED) supporter Jonathan Adler designed and... Read more

Metasearch Helps Hoteliers Drive Direct Bookings

2017-03-10 08:26:25 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

We just wrapped up day two at ITB Berlin—the world's leading travel trade show. The official theme was Hospitality. The topic hotels couldn't stop talking about was how to drive direct bookings. Read more

Richard Solomons on IHG’s Preliminary Results for the year to 31 December 2016

2017-03-10 08:08:18 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

IHG recorded operating profit of $707 million for 2016, up four per cent from $680 million last year. Richard Solomons, Chief Executive of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC, said: Read more

Lobster Ink appoints industry icon Wolfgang Lindlbauer as the new CEO of Hospitality.

2017-03-10 08:07:50 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

While creating memories on vacation through cities or remote corners of the world, you have most probably indirectly benefited from the Lobster Ink training platform. With active learners in over 10 000... Read more

Macau ranking high on developers’ lists

2017-03-10 06:57:18 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The Chinese territory of Macau continues to attract the biggest and best in the hotel industry, who strive to provide the most densely populated region in the world with casinos, hotels and resorts. A favourite... Read more

StayWell Partnership with Manhatton secures China launch pad

2017-03-10 06:50:11 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

Australianowned Hotel Management Company, StayWell Hospitality Group (SWHG) has expanded their global footprint in a partnership with Manhatton Hotel Group, which will spearhead the growth of Park Regis and Leisure... Read more

World's first Oakwood Studios officially opens in Singapore

2017-03-10 06:49:34 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

Oakwood Studios Singapore officially unveils a completely redefined serviced apartment experience. Located just off Orchard Road, the new serviced apartments are designed to cater to individuals with a millennial... Read more

Travelling solo makes women feel empowered, reveals OYO survey

2017-03-10 06:48:33 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

OYO, India's largest hotel network, recently conducted a survey among its women customers to unearth trends on how Indian women like to travel. The data is based on research conducted among 400 women in the age... Read more

AAHAR 2017 to be bigger & better for both exhibitors & visitors

2017-03-10 06:47:43 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

AAHAR 2017 to be bigger & better for both exhibitors & visitors Read more

Liberty Investment Properties Opens Second Hotel Development in Tampa, FL

2017-03-10 05:41:49 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Orlando's Liberty Investment Properties a franchisee of the nation's fastest-growing extended stay hotel company WoodSpring Hotels is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new WoodSpring Suitesin Tampa... Read more

Lodgify: The First Vacation Rental Software with Facebook Integration

2017-03-10 04:50:22 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Global vacation rental software company, Lodgify, have launched a new integration which will allow Facebook users to contact vacation rental owners/property managers directly on Facebook and vice versa. Read more

HVS announces finalists for the HICSA 2017 Hotels of the Year Awards, presented by MakeMyTrip

2017-03-10 04:10:53 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

HVS is pleased to announce the finalists for the ninth 'Hotels of the Year Awards'. The winners for this year will be announced at the 13th edition of the Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia... Read more

Mattress makeovers: Hotels don't skimp on sleep |

2017-03-10 02:24:54 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

When it comes to hotel room mattresses, designers are considering much more than how soft or firm they are. These days, they are examining products with pocketed coils, cooling gel foam, memory foam, and... Read more

'Crane treehouse' rises above Bristol docks |

2017-03-10 02:23:03 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Bookings open for listed crane offering visitors a room with a harbourside view. Spending the night in “alternative” locations has become a travel trend in recent years (hotel rooms = boring, remember), with... Read more

Bathroom Trends for 2017 [Infographic]

2017-03-10 01:33:46 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Bathrooms came a long way from just merely plain, white spaces used merely for wash and go. Its design, layout, and overall look have changed and improved dramatically over the past years. They are not just merely... Read more

Leonardo and La Quinta Holdings announce reinvigorated relationship

2017-03-10 01:31:32 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Leonardo is pleased to announce its renewed partnership with La Quinta Inns and Suites with VScape Premium to augment digital asset management and third-party distribution. La Quinta is a leading owner, operator and... Read more

Luxury hotel concierge reveals the weirdest requests he has ever received |

2017-03-10 01:28:15 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

A demand for an elephant, a delivery of breast milk and dealing with 200 pieces of luggage: it's all in a day's work for Nigel Bowen. He's been defeated by a volcano and won't work with elephants, but otherwise,... Read more

Hotel Fitness Centers, a new ‘gold’ in the hospitality industry | By Josephine Wawira

2017-03-10 01:21:11 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Fitness Centers have become the new 'gold' in the hospitality industry, with a recently published Hospitality Report Nigeria by Jumia Travel showing the Gym as one of the most sought after amenities by... Read more

Benchmark names El Hassan Erroudani Director of Operations for Villas of Grand Cypress

2017-03-10 01:19:06 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Benchmark, a global hospitality company, has named El Hassan Erroudani director of operations for Villas of Grand Cypress, a Gemstone Collection resort located in Orlando, Florida.  Read more