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Japan and Australia Lead Asia Pacific in Sustainability, According to JLL’s Latest Real Estate Transparency Index

2016-10-03 09:51:07 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Report reveals growing adoption of environmental performance measures in the region Read more


What Marriott Learned from Its Facebook Messenger Missteps - Digiday

2016-10-03 09:45:19 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Marriotts first foray into Facebook Messenger in March 2016 was a complete disaster. Retargeting customers with ads in Messenger rather than their news feeds immediately misfired, with these ads sliding into customers... Read more


Business Travellers Avoid Sharing Economy, Despite Acceptance in Corporate Policy - Tnooz

2016-10-03 09:41:19 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Two-thirds of Brits travelling on business are still reluctant to use a sharing economy-type accommodation or ground transportation provider. Read more



HeBS Digital’s SmartCMS® Website Technology Wins World Travel Award and Voted North America’s Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider 2016

2016-10-03 09:32:46 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Powering some of the most innovative hotel websites in the industry, the smartCMS® website technology supports both single property websites (from select-service vanity websites to complex full-service hotels,... Read more


200 Room Hyatt Place Melaka Gateway Hotel to Open Late 2019 in Malaysia

2016-10-03 09:28:54 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced last week that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Eosh Properties SDN. BHN., an affiliate of KAJ Development, for a Hyatt Place hotel in Melaka... Read more


Shahid Khan, Owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Fulham Football Club, Acquires the Four Seasons Toronto for CA$225 Million

2016-10-03 09:22:30 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

TORONTO--(October 3, 2016)--Shahid Khan, the founder of Flex-N-Gate Group and CEO of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League and the historic London-based Fulham Football Club, announces... Read more


Michelin Bib Gourmand 2017: Bao and Hoppers win awards

2016-10-03 09:19:15 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Cult favourite Bao and Manchesters El Gato Negro are among 24 restaurants which have been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand for the first time. Read more


Boca Raton's Waterstone Resort & Marina Joins Curio Collection

2016-10-03 09:14:42 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The 11-story boutique hotels 139 guest rooms and suites offer private balconies with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Lake Boca or the Intracoastal Waterway. Read more


American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP to Acquire Four Marriott-Branded, Select-Service Hotels in Florida and Tennessee for $47 Million

2016-10-03 08:58:08 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

VANCOUVER, BC--(October 3, 2016) - American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP ("AHIP") (TSX: HOT.UN) (OTCQX: AHOTF) announced today that it has agreed to acquire through its subsidiaries, a portfolio of four... Read more



International Visitation to U.S. Down Three Consecutive Months with 8% Decrease from April 2015

2016-10-03 08:32:49 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced that 6.0 million international visitors(1)(2) traveled to the United States in April 2016, down eight percent (-8.3%) from April 2015. With this decline, April is the... Read more



How Many Millions Could “Prevailing Wage” Cost Your Hotel?

2016-10-03 07:56:16 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Author of www.HotelLawBlog.com PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union... Read more


Curio – A Collection by Hilton Welcomes Boca Raton’s Waterstone Resort & Marina

2016-10-03 07:53:57 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Waterstone Resort & Marina - an upscale, art deco, waterfront resort hotel at the Lake Boca Inlet - is the latest addition toCurio - A Collection by HiltonTM, a global set of distinctive upscale and luxury hotels... Read more


Rocco Forte Hotels Announces A Second Hotel In Rome

2016-10-03 07:01:48 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Rocco Forte Hotels today announces that a second Rocco Forte hotel will open in Rome in 2018, following the ongoing success of the existing Rocco Forte hotel in the city, Hotel de Russie. Rocco Forte Hotels which is... Read more


Rotana dominates World Travel Awards 2016 with 15 wins

2016-10-03 07:00:24 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Dubai, UAE -- Affirming its position as one of the leading hotel management companies in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, Rotana scooped a total of 15 awards at the Middle East Gala Ceremony of... Read more


London restaurants must ‘adapt or die’ to tackle rent rises

2016-10-03 05:03:23 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Central London could be on the verge of losing some of its best-loved restaurants if rents continue to rise above inflation. Read more


Independent hotels best placed to face up to industry challenges

2016-10-03 04:45:03 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

The independent hotel sector may have diminished in size, but is best placed to face the challenge of industry disruptors and meet the future needs of the modern traveller, according to hotel industry consultant... Read more


Why hospitality should be focusing on the emotional impact of service

2016-10-03 04:45:03 +0200 | Source: Big Hospitality

Giles Gordon-Smith, founder and consultant at Penshee, explains why the hospitality industry should be looking at the emotional impact of service. Read more


The Ritz-Carlton Announces First All-Villa Resort in China at UNESCO Heritage Valley

2016-10-03 04:19:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Building on the expansion of luxury resort experiences in stunning global locations, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has signed an agreement with Sichuan Jiuzhai Luneng Eco-Tourism Investment Development Co. Limited... Read more


Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces launches Taj Bangalore

2016-10-03 04:18:10 +0200 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

As per a report in The Times Of India, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces recently celebrated the launch of Taj Bangalore the latest addition to the brand's luxury hotels portfolio and the sixth group hotel in the... Read more