Latest Hotel Industry News

How to Generate Revenue with Social Media | By Michael Toedt

2016-11-21 05:30:33 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Most hoteliers associate the term Social Media with Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. But there is much more to Social Media. Facebook & Co. are one aspect, the other important part is rating portals. Communities are... Read more

Business rate appeal block could cost small businesses £700m

2016-11-21 05:21:17 +0100 | Source: Big Hospitality

The Government's plan to stop businesses appealing against incorrect business rates calculations could cost small businesses more than 700m, hospitality, retail and SME lobby groups have warned. Read more

The UK’s Nettleton Collection is the latest hotel group to partner with Guestfolio

2016-11-21 05:20:12 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Guestfolio, the award winning hotel marketing platform is honoured to announce that The Nettleton Collection, a group of leading, unique hotels in the south west of England, has partnered with Guestfolio. Read more

Next-Generation Property Management Systems Play Key Role in Enhancing the Guest Experience Says New Study

2016-11-21 05:19:29 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced availability of The 2016 Smart Decision Guide™ to Hotel Property Management... Read more

Scandic to lecture on accessibility for tourist industry in Singapore

2016-11-21 05:15:01 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Scandic's Director of Accessibility, Magnus Berglund, has been invited to speak at the AccessAbility Perspective seminar in Singapore on November 22, 2016. The seminar, which has been arranged by the Embassy of... Read more

The Life of a Hotel Doctor - The Most Difficult Calls | By Mike Oppenheim

2016-11-21 04:36:45 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

I stopped chopping an onion when the phone rang. A young man at the Airport Hilton was vomiting. For a hotel doctor, a difficult call refers not to an illness but to traffic conditions. It was four o'clock, so I... Read more

South Korea Tourism Overview | By Jae Hyun YOO and Daniel Voellm

2016-11-21 03:25:02 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Korea is a popular tourist destination for Japanese and Chinese visitors, which both combined account for almost 60% of total international visitors in 2015. The geographic proximity and attractive tourism offerings... Read more

Hello Scout Awarded Top Honors at Phocuswright for Free Text Message Concierge

2016-11-21 03:09:27 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Travel industry research authority, Phocuswright, has announced the winners of their annual Travel Innovation Summit held this week in Los Angeles. Twenty-five innovative companies were selected to showcase... Read more

Zaplox Appoints Richard Svensson as Senior Manager, Commercial Services

2016-11-21 01:33:55 +0100 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Zaplox, a market innovator of advanced mobile key solutions for the hospitality industry, today announces the appointment of Richard Svensson as Senior Manager, Commercial Services. Svensson joined the Zaplox team... Read more

Dubai hotel forecast revised upwards

2016-11-21 00:38:34 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

The key EMEA market of Dubai forecast is revised upwards amid improved changing global conditions. Read more

Parryware joins hands with HFH to improve sanitation conditions in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan

2016-11-21 00:36:57 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

A socially responsible brand in India, Parryware, has undertaken a project under its CSR programme to improve the health safety and dignity for families living in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan by providing sustainable sanitation... Read more

Starwood Preferred Guest credit card rated the best hotel credit card

2016-11-21 00:29:18 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

The Starwood Preferred Guest credit card is the best hotel rewards card, according to The Hilton HHonors Reserve credit card from Citi came in second and the Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature card... Read more

Radisson Blu DMC gets new sales manager

2016-11-21 00:00:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel Middle East - Appointments

Nandini Vohra will be entrusted with the corporate and leisure markets visiting the city-based hotel Read more

Patricia E. Berry named General Manager for the Ames Boston Hotel

2016-11-20 23:24:22 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Patricia Berry invested over two decades of her career with Ritz Carlton, both in guest service positions and eventually corporate management, serving as a corporate trainer opening 15 properties. She most recently... Read more

Aaron McGrath joins Six Senses Zighy Bay as General Manager

2016-11-20 22:41:14 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Prior to joining Six Senses Zighy Bay, McGrath was the general manager of Imperial Springs International Summit Hotel in Guangzhou, China. Read more

Five basic steps to stay ahead of the competition in 2017

2016-11-20 21:47:27 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

Here are five ways to guarantee to keep your brand alive and kicking, your think tank busy, your creative teams satiated, your employee base motivated and above all, your guests happy. Read more

Atlantis, The Palm & Fly High Dubai launch Luxury Journeys with a Chopper Chauffeur

2016-11-20 21:16:17 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

Fans going to the F1 next weekend will be able to skip the traffic between Dubai and Abu Dhabi and start the event in style with a luxurious chopper chauffeur. Through a partnership with Atlantis, The Palm and FLYHIGH... Read more

Genuine Broaster Chicken supports demonetisation through CSR activity

2016-11-20 21:15:44 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

Following the recent demonetisation of INR 500 and INR 1000 bank notes in India in an effort to curb movement of black money in the country, American heritage brand – Genuine Broaster Chicken, announced a unique... Read more

DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan the first internationally branded hotel in the city

2016-11-20 21:15:09 +0100 | Source: Hospitality Biz India

Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan, which marks the debut of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Shiyan, a thriving automotive hub in Hubei Province. DoubleTree by... Read more

NH Hotel Group opens two new five star hotels in Madrid and Barcelona

2016-11-20 19:07:49 +0100 | Source: EHotelier

The former Casa Suecia in Madrid is reborn as NH Collection Suecia and the Rambla de Catalunya welcomes NH Collection Gran Hotel Calderón. Read more