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Sydney Hotel Industry Reports Performance Decline for October 2018

2018-11-12 19:37:48 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Sydney hotels reported hotel occupancy dipped 1.8% to 84.9% in October, according to preliminary monthly STR data. ADR rose just 0.3% to 240.14 Australian dollars ($173.07) and RevPAR declined 1.5% to AU$203.93... Read more

New York City Is The Leading Market in The U.S. Construction Pipeline

2018-11-12 19:34:34 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

In the third quarter of 2018, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the top five markets with the largest total hotel construction pipelines are: New York City with 170 projects/29,630 rooms; Dallas with... Read more

The Indian Hotels Company Signs a New Hotel in Bhubaneswar, Odisha

2018-11-12 19:27:11 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) today announced its second hotel in Odisha with the signing of a new Vivanta hotel in Bhubaneswar through a management contract with Lifeline Multi-Ventures. The signing is in line... Read more

Could Google or Amazon End Up Owning the Traveler Profile? - PhoCusWright

2018-11-12 19:16:16 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Discussions around who owns the customer are not new, with the idea of portable profiles often mooted at conferences. But what if it was a big brand such as Amazon, Google or even Read more

Mandy Holloway Named Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Montage International

2018-11-12 19:03:18 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Prior to Montage International, Holloway served as vice president of human resources & employee engagement at Universal Studios Hollywood, NBCUniversal in Universal City, California, where she managed operational... Read more

Prestige Radium Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia Joins BW Premier Collection

2018-11-12 18:58:16 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced the newest addition to its luxurious collection of BW Premier Collection by Best Western hotels, with the opening of the newly renovated Prestige Radium Hot Springs Resort in... Read more

Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita Announces Four Seasons Exclusive Beach on Ile Aux Cerfs

2018-11-12 17:30:56 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Home to 40 sun loungers, a new Beach Grill restaurant and assistance from a dedicated team of waiters, the beach is located on the undisturbed eastern coast of Ile aux Cerfs an island famous for its stretches of... Read more

Courtyard by Marriott Southington Opens in Connecticut

2018-11-12 17:18:57 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Located at 1081 West Street, the 125-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by AVA Realty Southington and managed by Titan Hotel Group of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Read more

471 Room Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel Opens

2018-11-12 17:01:44 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Designed by Aedas, Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel is an homage to a modern urban green oasis comprising of three towers The Pier Wing, Club Wing and Marina Wing. Read more

Six Senses Crans-Montana to Open 2021 in Switzerland

2018-11-12 16:54:26 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Six Senses Crans-Montana marks the first resort and residential project in Switzerland for Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, in the Alpine destination of Crans-Montana. Slated to open in 2021, the resort and residences... Read more

20 Free Marketing Tools Every Hotelier Should Use

2018-11-12 16:34:59 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Not everyone has deep pockets to splash out on an ever-growing list of marketing tools. Luckily, there are some free tools that do a great job in helping you market your hotel without massive subscription costs. Read more

Dubai Hotels Report Continued RevPAR Decline for October 2018

2018-11-12 16:28:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

According to preliminary October data from STR, Dubai hotel occupancy fell 4.3% to 75.2%, ADR dropped 6.1% to 685.41 Emirati dirhams ($186.63) and RevPAR declined 10.2% to 515.64 dirhams ($140.41). Read more

Chief French Hotel Management System VEGA Joins SiteMinder's Network

2018-11-12 14:57:41 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

As the international EquipHotel Paris trade show gets underway, SiteMinder today announces it has partnered with one of Frances leading property management system (PMS) providers, Groupe QuatuHoRe, to further cement... Read more

Robert Centra Named Senior Vice President of Design and Construction Management for Mandarin Oriental, Honolulu

2018-11-09 18:13:55 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

With Groundbreaking Slated for Early 2019, Executive Enlisted to Lead Construction of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Residences, Honolulu Read more

How To Check If An Influencer Is Actually Influential - Jeff Bullas

2018-11-09 18:01:00 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

One of the major challenges in influencer marketing is to identify relevant influencers. You need to make sure that each influencer you partner with is an expert in your industry or niche and is trusted and followed... Read more

French Hotels Sue Airbnb Claiming 'Unfair Competition' - France24

2018-11-09 17:55:06 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

The main trade group for French hotels has sued the home-sharing giant Airbnb, accusing it of unfair competition by 'knowingly violating' rules imposed as part of a crackdown in one of the US giant's... Read more

Scandic to Take over Hotel in Molde, Norway

2018-11-09 17:45:30 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

On January 1, 2019, Scandic will take over the operations of Hotel Alexandra in central Molde, Norway. The property is currently owned by Pandox and the hotel will be Scandics second hotel in the city. Read more

Hilton Pilar Hotel Opens in Greater Buenos Aires

2018-11-09 17:40:20 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Forming part of the 432-acre Pilar Golf Club, the 171-room resort features a world-class spa, signature restaurant, two diverse bars and multiple pools, as well as access to the Pilar Golf sports areas. Read more

Liam Brown Named President and Managing Director of Europe for Marriott International

2018-11-09 17:22:49 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Dublin-native began Marriott career as a hotel General Manager Read more

HVS Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Ludwig Bouldoukian, Regional VP of Development, Middle East and North Africa - Hyatt Hotels Corporation

2018-11-09 17:15:46 +0100 | Source: Hotel News Resource

Next in the series of Interviews with Leaders is an interview with Mr. Ludwig Bouldoukian, Regional VP of Development, Middle East and North Africa - Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Read more