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Horwath HTL Industry Report: Rethinking Luxury – By Emanuel Tutek

The luxury market and its customer base is growing, with the outlook for the next three years looking positive. There are however, significant challenges for luxury hoteliers, with the fast pace of change in the luxury space, specifically with the hopes and expectations of the […]

Kane Kessler Appointed General Counsel by Hotel Association of New York City

The Hotel Association of New York City announced its appointment of New York City based law firm Kane Kessler as general counsel, replacing McDermott Will & Emery. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

HEBS Digital’s SmartCMS® Wins a Stevie® Award for The Fifth Consecutive Year at the 2018 American Business Awards®

HEBS Digital wins a bronze Stevie® Award for best Content Management Solution category for its smartCMS®, a content management solution for hoteliers, at the 2018 American Business Awards®. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

HVS and ANAROCK Join Forces to Tap into India’s $210 Billion Hospitality Market

artnership to boost HVS India’s annual turnover by up to 75% – Multiple big-ticket hotel funding, divestments & acquisitions already underway read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

The Savoy strikes partnership with Alipay

The Savoy has announced a partnership with Alipay, China’s leading third-party mobile and online payment platform. The property will become be the first luxury London hotel to implement Alipay across the entire hotel, as well as Simpson’s in the Strand. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Avani Hotels launches pre-arrival online check-in

Avani Hotels & Resorts has begun to offer online check-in prior to arrival. Modern travellers who want to start exploring their destination as soon as possible can expedite the check-in process at any Avani Hotels & Resorts property around the world. read more >>> Source:: […]

More Than 167% Russians Search for Luxury Hotels Worldwide on Yandex As Shown by Expert Giulio Gargiullo

According to the UNWTO report for 2017, tourism from Russia to the world has grown by 13% and continues growing in 2018. Online searches for luxury hotels in the 4 and 5-star categories has grown, with an increase of up to 167% and beyond this […]

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico to Reopen This October

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve announced that the property will officially reopen its doors in October 2018. This also marks a significant milestone in the overall recovery and resurgence of Puerto Rico, as the first ultra-luxury resort to welcome guests back to the island. read […]

Niu Hotel Announced for Eschborn in Germany

Russelsheim-based MERKUR Development Holding (MERKUR) and NOVUM Hospitality are continuing to extend their partnership. MERKUR, as developer for NOVUM Hospitality, is to build a new hotel at Mergenthaler Allee 23-25 in Eschborn/Taunus. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

US Hotel Occupancy Up 0.9 Percent to 67.9 Percent for April 2018

Average daily rate increases 3.3 Percent to US$130.33 read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

StayNTouch Live Demo Session – Is Your Hotel’s PMS Helping or Hurting Your Bottom Line? Join This Week’s Rover PMS LIVE Demo Session

The value of your PMS should be to reduce the operational pains and increase your revenue. For hotels, improving processes and enhancing operations is essential to the bottom line, both as it relates to revenue and guest services. But is your Hotel’s PMS helping or […]

Kempinski Hotels signs for first property in Singapore

Kempinski Hotels has announced plans to open The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore at Capitol Singapore, the first luxury heritage lifestyle destination in the city-state’s downtown Civic District. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Ctrip Group partners with Hyatt for online store

Ctrip Group has launched a collaboration with leading global hospitality brand, Hyatt, to open its first flagship store on its website and mobile application. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Apple Leisure Group signs with NH Hotels for European expansion

Apple Leisure Group and NH Hotel Group have formed a strategic alliance to bring AMResorts’ brands to Europe. An Apple Leisure Group company, AMResorts will debut in Spain with its Secrets Resorts & Spas adults-only brand, and Dreams Resorts & Spas family-friendly brand, as well […]

601 Room Hilton Berlin Sold for $350 Million

Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:PK) today announced that it has closed on the sale of the 601-room Hilton Berlin located in Berlin, Germany, for gross proceeds to the joint venture owners of the entities that own the Hotel of €297 million, before customary closing […]

Phillips to lead Blue Waters, Resort & Spa in Antigua

Blue Waters, Resort & Spa in Antigua has announced the appointment of Kevin Phillips as its new general manager. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

What’s Hot (and What’s Not) in Hotel Marketing Right Now?

Here today, gone tomorrow. We all know hotel marketing moves at a rapid pace. Tactics that crushed it last year may no longer even be relevant today. So, what’s worth exploring and expanding… and what needs to be jettisoned? read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Marriott Rebrands Five African Pride Hotels to Autograph Collection

The hotels include, African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel, African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Arabella Hotel & Spa, Arabella Country Estate. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh Cary I-40 Opens

Developed, owned and managed by Parks Hospitality Group, the 108 suite hotel will be the newest extended stay hotel in the Raleigh-Cary metro area, the 14th fastest growing metro in the country and the fastest in North Carolina. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

All Guest Services Staff Should Love Guests’ ‘Buts’ – By Doug Kennedy

The reason I train everyone to love guests’ ‘buts’ is because when we can manage to get a good ‘but’ out of a guest, that means that we have shown the guest we are asking because we truly care and want to know. Let me […]

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Up 1.4 Percent to 67.9 Percent For Week Ending 12 May 2018

Revenue per available room up 5.4 Percent to CAD109.56 read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

StayNTouch Webinar – Systems, Service, And Support: Your Total PMS/CRS Experience

You know that fully-functioning distribution channels are key, and that means a seamless integration for your PMS and CRS. To truly harness the power of these two core systems, you must also be able to rely on a superior level of service and support from […]

Marriott Moments expanded to help guests find local experiences

Marriott is rolling out local-area expert recommendations, bespoke categories, and hand-curated lists of things to do on the substantially expanded Marriott Moments to help all travellers and locals discover experiences that speak to their passions. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

InterContinental Sofia takes brand into Bulgaria for first time

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has brought modern luxury to Bulgaria with the opening of InterContinental Sofia. Sofia, an untapped destination for UK travellers, blends history and modernity with its scattering of domed churches and ottoman mosques intertwined with the sheen of new buildings and striking […]

Mandarin Oriental signs for new property in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new hotel in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, scheduled to open in 2020. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group To Cease Management Of Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has received notice of termination of its management agreement for Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas and will cease managing the hotel with effect from 30 August 2018. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Bill McQuillen Named Vice President of Communication for AHLA

McQuillen is a veteran public affairs and communications official, having worked with Fortune 500 companies on crisis and public affairs issues and previously as a financial journalist, most recently focusing on labor, trade and legal affairs. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

TRYP by Wyndham Maritime Fort Lauderdale Hotel Opens

TRYP by Wyndham, Wyndham Hotel Group’s brand, opened its newest hotel in Fort Lauderdale, the TRYP by Wyndham Maritime Fort Lauderdale, anchoring the city’s four-star Marina Bay, a premier luxury yacht marina in the ‘Yachting Capital of the World.’ read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

InterContinental Sofia Hotel Opens in Bulgaria

Marking the brand’s debut in Bulgaria but seventh opening in Eastern Europe, the hotel features 194 rooms, including 27 Club rooms and 37 Suites. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Singapore Hotel Industry Reports Positive Results for April 2018

Hotels in Singapore saw occupancy increase 1.6% to 82.4% in April, according to STR preliminary monthly data. ADR increased 2.2% to 272.26 Singapore dollars ($204.25) and RevPAR rose 3.8% to SG$224.42 ($168.37). read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Hostelling International Looks to Win More Guests Directly With SiteMinder

The network has integrated its online booking engine with SiteMinder’s platform to automate the flow of information between each hostel member’s website and property management system – a capability which is already driving a surge of direct reservations for member properties and freeing up time […]

Tryp by Wyndham Maritime Fort Lauderdale opens to guests

Tryp by Wyndham has opened its newest hotel in Fort Lauderdale, the Tryp by Wyndham Maritime Fort Lauderdale, anchoring the city’s four-star Marina Bay, a premier luxury yacht marina. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Leser to lead Langham Hospitality Group

Langham Hospitality Group has announced the appointment of Stefan Leser as chief executive. Based in Hong Kong, he will oversee all aspects of the group’s global portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences, and will be providing strategic guidance to achieve the company’s vision, implementing organisational […]

Barrie takes up senior marketing role with Corinthia

To further enhance its focus on brand development, Corinthia Hotels has appointed Rebecca Barrie to the newly created role of senior director, marketing. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Crystal Investment Property Brokers the Sale of Ashley Inn & Suites

Representing the Seller of this 75+ Key Coastal Boutique Hotel read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Breaks Ground on Round Rock, Texas

Scheduled to open in 2020, Kalahari Resorts Round Rock is a $550 million, 350-acre complex in the city of Round Rock, Texas. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

HVS Market Pulse Stockholm – New Supply A Surmountable Hurdle – By Simon Hulten and Sophie Perret

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Stockholm, Sweden. This snapshot discusses recent tourism trends, the impact of new supply on performance and provides a summary of the extensive hotel pipeline. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

London Hotels Report Performance Decline for April 2018

Hotels in London reported occupancy decreased 0.9% to 82.2% in April, according to preliminary monthly STR data. ADR decreased 1.1% to £141.87 ($192.48) and RevPAR dropped 2% to £116.59 ($158.18). read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Want to Attract Guest to a Summer Ready Hotel? Here’s How You Do It Right.

With summer almost ‘round the corner, it is time to start redefining your hotel’s promotion ideas. As a hotelier you will have to make the best use of hotel summer ideas to grab this opportunity. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Messaging Apps As Ubiquitous As Booking Engines for Hotel Websites – By DJ Vallauri

Technology has made us more dependent on its abilities to plan better vacations and business trips. In recent times hotel websites have come a long way from simply being online static e-brochures to becoming more experiential. Online hotel website experiences sell rooms and create loyal […]

Perrotin joins Rosewood Curators programme in Paris

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts had added renowned art expert Emmanuel Perrotin to its Rosewood Curators program, a carefully selected group of luminaries and leaders who share travel recommendations and insider tips for Rosewood destinations around the world. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Belmond Castello di Casole opens in Tuscany, Italy

Joining its Tuscan sister hotel, Belmond Villa San Michele in Florence, the storied castle hotel and grounds sit within an untouched nature reserve in the Tuscan hills between Siena and Florence. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Bvlgari Hotel Shanghai set to open in June

The Bvlgari Hotel Shanghai will open on Wednesday June 20th. Located on the banks of Suzhou Creek, and part of the riverside urban revitalisation project of Suhe Creek, the property is the sixth in the collection. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Dukes London unveils new deluxe room category as property completes refurbishment

Following an extensive refurbishment programme, which has seen renovations to both the bedrooms and public areas, Dukes London has revealed a brand-new deluxe room category. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Next-Generation Revenue Management: Selling the Right Space at the Right Price at the Right Time to the Right Guest

This article is adapted from The 2018 Smart Decision Guide to Hospitality Revenue Management (now available for complimentary access) read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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