Latest Hotel Industry News

Customer experience takes centre stage for North America’s travel industry

2016-10-07 09:36:24 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

If there was one thing to takeaway from Day 1 of EyeforTravel's recently rebranded flagship US show it was that customer experience is more important than product. Read more

IHG® reaches milestone in Germany with 100 hotels

2016-10-07 09:33:24 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, announces that it now has over 100 hotels that have been signed or opened in Germany, one of the company's ten global key markets.... Read more

Promoting local experiences might lead to more direct bookings | By John Smallwood

2016-10-07 07:51:57 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

For many people, going on vacation has become about far more than finding a hotel with the best facilities, rooms and amenities. Increasingly, travelers are prioritizing authentic experiences and local encounters in... Read more

HotStats UK Chain Hotels Market Review – August 2016

2016-10-07 06:52:07 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Rate Growth Continues to Drive Profit Increase for North West Hoteliers In the absence of any occupancy growth this month, the 5.5% increase in achieved average room rate at hotels in the North West was responsible... Read more

Welcome Fans by AccorHotels picks up speed!

2016-10-07 06:47:13 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The first two successful episodes of Welcome Fans enabled fans from all over the world to enjoy a thrilling experience close to their favorite artists at the AccorHotels Arena. Now, the Group is extending the program... Read more

Homewood Suites by Hilton Debuts in New Braunfels

2016-10-07 06:33:47 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton New Braunfels. Offering 90 new suites, the hotel... Read more

Travel Tech Start-Ups Can Apply to Marriott Hotels' First Accelerator Programme

2016-10-07 06:21:32 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

Marriott Hotels in Europe is launching a unique accelerator programme to find and accelerate tech start-ups that enhance the travel and hospitality experience. The programme will give budding companies the chance to... Read more

STR: US hotel results for week ending 1 October

2016-10-07 06:13:49 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

The U.S. hotel industry recorded positive results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 25 September through 1 October 2016, according to data fromSTR.In year-over-year comparisons, the... Read more

OUE Limited Signs Partnership with Oakwood Asia Pacific for New Serviced Residences at OUE Downtown

2016-10-07 06:07:00 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

OUE Limited signed a management agreement with Oakwood Asia Pacific Ltd ("Oakwood") today, for Oakwood to manage the new Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore at OUE Downtown, strategically located at the heart of... Read more

A floating hotel with self-flying rooms just got a little closer to becoming a reality |

2016-10-07 05:57:22 +0200 | Source: Hospitalitynet

When you travel, you usually don’t want to spend a lot of time in your hotel room – you want to explore. But a new futuristic hotel concept called Driftscape might make you want to stay indoors. The idea, which... Read more