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Canadian Hotel Occupancy Down 2.1 Percent to 68.7 Percent For Week Ending 10 September 2016

2016-09-15 13:04:51 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Revenue per available room up 3.6 Percent to CAD$108.49 Read more


China's Hainan Airlines buys Australian Novotel

2016-09-15 12:10:42 +0200 | Source: HotelManagement

The 361-room Novotel is located on Queenslands Sunshine Coast and is being sold by an unlisted retail fund managed by Abacus. Read more


Morgans Hotel Group Takeover

2016-09-15 12:09:43 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Morgans Hotel Group Co. (MHGC) yesterday announced that it has received a letter dated September 13, 2016 from the group identified in Morgans' proxy materials as 'Bidder V.' This letter reconfirms the interest of... Read more


Marc Emmanuel Apointed General Manager of Pan Pacific Hanoi in Vietnam

2016-09-15 11:17:09 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Singapore, 15 September 2016 – Pan Pacific Hotels Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Emmanuel as General Manager of Pan Pacific Hanoi, the Group’s first Pan Pacific property in... Read more


Middle East Hotel Development Pipeline Under Contract Up 20.1 Percent YOY for August 2016

2016-09-15 10:05:26 +0200 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Among the countries in the Middle East and Africa, Saudi Arabia reported the most rooms In Construction with 35,611 rooms in 79 hotels. United Arab Emirates followed with 28,082 rooms in 97 hotels. Read more


Scott Stuckey Appointed General Manager at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

2016-09-15 09:46:56 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

(CHICAGO, IL; September 15, 2016) — The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago, (521 N. Rush St.) announces Scott Stuckey has been appointed general manager, effective immediately. Bringing more than 27 years... Read more


STR: Middle East and Africa hotel pipeline for August 2016

2016-09-15 05:11:49 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

STR's August 2016 Pipeline Report shows 156,460 rooms in 554 projects Under Contract in the Middle East and 56,846 rooms in 300 projects Under Contract in Africa. Under Contract data includes projects in the In... Read more


STR: Europe hotel pipeline for August 2016

2016-09-15 05:11:40 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

STR's August 2016 Pipeline Report shows 150,530 rooms in 1,055 projects Under Contract in Europe. The total represents a 15.7% increase in rooms Under Contract compared with August 2015.Under Contract data includes... Read more


Five myths about hotel concierges | usatoday.com

2016-09-15 04:48:11 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The employee with the most misunderstood job in any hotel must be the concierge. Often stationed alone at a desk or podium, their role is to assist hotel guests, but their function seems to be only hazily understood... Read more


Elvis joins the Royal Rose Abu Dhabi gym

2016-09-15 04:06:00 +0200 | Source: Hotel Middle East - Appointments

The Abu Dhabi hotel has hired a new head of the Fitness Department Read more