Posts Tagged by Travel

Check In: Hotel Review: In Washington, a Design-Driven Newcomer Spices Things Up

The Line DC, in a repurposed 110-year-old church, has all-day cafes, happening bars and even its own radio station. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Things Editors Like: T Suggests: Furniture for Doomsday, Riot Grrrl T-Shirts and More

A roundup of things T editors — and a few contributors — are excited about in a given week. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Wanderlust: What to Do and Where to See Llamas in Peru’s Sacred Valley

Machu Picchu is the area’s most popular tourist stop, but the land beyond is home to lesser-known ruins, artisanal crafts and an innovative food scene. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Disney Announces Plans to Build Nature-Inspired Mixed-Use Resort on Bay Lake

Hotel and Proposed Disney Vacation Club Property, Three Other Previously Announced Resort Projects to Add More Than 1,700 New Hotel Rooms, Villas at Walt Disney World Resort read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Cy Adler, Pied Piper of Manhattan’s Piers, Is Dead at 91

Mr. Adler, an environmentalist, started the Great Saunter, an annual 32-mile walk that reawakens New York City residents to the greenbelt that encircles them. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Weather-Related Catastrophes and Calculating the Aftermath – By David Trumble

Each year, the U.S. averages a dozen tropical depression storms, with many developing into Category 3, or higher, hurricanes. According to the National Hurricane Center, 2017 was one of the most destructive seasons on record. Last week Hurricane Michael, an unexpected Category 4 storm devastated […]

Emlyn Brown Named Vice President Wellbeing for AccorHotels’ Luxury Brands

Emlyn joins AccorHotels from Resense Spas S.A, where he most recently held the position of Global Design Director and was responsible for managing corporate strategies, wellbeing concepts and related design services. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Corner Office: Mark Hoplamazian of Hyatt Hotels on Airbnb and Why Stupid Questions Are Smart

A lifer within the Pritzker organization, Mr. Hoplamazian reorganized the family business during an acrimonious feud, then took over the hotel chain. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Q&A: Conquering Mt. Everest, Against All Odds

Blind since he was 13, the mountain climber Erik Weihenmayer has reached the highest peaks on all seven continents. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Acquisitions drive strong revenue growth in third quarter at Accor

AccorHotels has reported revenue of €1,033 billion for the third quarter, up 22 per cent. The increase comes following the acquisition of Mövenpick and Australia-based Mantra. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

AccorHotels appoints Brown to vice president, wellness, role

Brown joins AccorHotels from Resense Spas, where he most recently held the position of global design director and was responsible for managing corporate strategies, wellbeing concepts and related design services. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Operators in Fatal Duck Boat Accident Say They Owe Families Nothing, Citing Obscure 1851 Law

The companies are trying to use an old maritime law to limit their liability. A survivor of the accident, which killed 17 in Branson, Mo., said it was insulting. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

The Fullerton Hotel Sydney to Open October 2019 at 1 Martin Place

Hotel opening marks conversion from The Westin Sydney read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Le Sereno St Barth’s to Open December 1st

Sereno Hotels announced Le Sereno St. Barth will reopen and welcome back guests on December 1, 2018. Following damage from the passing of Hurricane Irma in September 2017, the Contreras family decided to demolish and to completely rebuild from scratch a significant part of the […]

Meetings & Events Forecasts Steady Growth For 2019

Meetings industry has achieved consistent growth in spend and attendees for the fourth consecutive year, solidifying its value as a business enabler read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Trending: These Food ‘Museums’ Want to Tease Your Palate and Dominate Your Instagram

Pop-up food experiences are growing in popularity around the globe, and these destinations encourage you to enjoy free samples and take plenty of photos. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Radisson Hotel Group Partners with Ctrip to Drive Growth in China and Abroad

Ctrip will play a key role in supporting Radisson Hotel Group’s growth in China – a key focus market for the group and its brand portfolio. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Cvent Launches Its First Quarterly Group Business Outlook

The third quarter of 2018 saw meeting planners award an unusually high number of RFPs for all future dates compared to a particularly weak third quarter of 2017. The growth rate in awarded RFPs to U.S. hotels over the past 12 months average 11.4%, based […]

9th Holiday Inn Express in Indonesia Opens

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened the doors to Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Matraman – the 9th Holiday Inn Express hotel in Indonesia and 5th in Jakarta. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

How Asian Social Media Transformed a Quiet U.K. Walking Spot

“When we search for London on social media, it’s the first thing we see,” said one South Korean who visited the Seven Sisters cliffs, two hours south of London. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Bigger Seats, Better Service? Nope. But Airlines Are Offering Cool Pretzels.

To up their hip quotient, companies are offering snacks from small, local producers as an inexpensive way of breeding loyalty with passengers. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel reopens in Jordan

Highlights of the revamp include 90 contemporary rooms decorated in natural tones and featuring modern showers and attractive tile flooring that create a relaxed ambiance at this fortress-style hotel. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Five Tips for a Successful Cyber Monday Campaign – By Victoria Hsia

It’s no secret: Cyber Monday is a huge opportunity for hoteliers to drive bookings. What began as a one-day online shopping holiday has, over the years, extended into Black Friday and Thanksgiving, with some brands promoting deals even earlier. As a result, consumers aren’t just […]

Ritz-Carlton’s Antonia Hock Named to 2019 Luxury Daily Top 25 Women to Watch List

Luxury Daily has named Antonia Hock, Vice President of The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center, to its 2019 Top 25 Women to Watch in Luxury list. Luxury Daily annually honors select women executives who show the potential to make a difference in the luxury business in the […]

HVS Report – Equity Yield Rates on the Decline – By J. Carter Allen and Rodney G. Clough

HVS continually tracks the rates of return on the assets that we consult on. In our most recent review, we found that equity yield rates, on average, have been declining, due in part to the expectation of slowing EBITDA Less Replacement Reserve growth. The sample […]

A recent, global PMS study conducted by h2c, titled, The Future of Hotel Management Systems: Identifying the Future Role of the PMS, set out with the lofty aim to shed light on the current (and future) PMS landscape. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

EZee Integrates Their Booking Engine With the Smart Solutions of Triptease

It’s time that the hotel industry welcomes the abundance of direct bookings and growing revenue through this integration. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Revinate Joins SiteMinder Exchange

Partnership Allows Revinate to Broaden Addressable Market and Go to Market Even Faster read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Istanbul Vending Machines Offer Subway Credit for Recycled Bottles and Cans

The city has installed “reverse vending machines” at metro stations that crush, shred and sort the materials as a way of paying for travel. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

International Real Estate: House Hunting in … the Dominican Republic

On the island’s less-trafficked northern coast, where “everything is on a smaller scale,” a stable economy and increased tourism are driving a slow market uptrend. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Heads Up: In Tuscany, Farms Embrace Nature — and Visitors

With enthusiasm for natural wines gaining momentum, Tuscany’s growing cluster of biodynamic farms offers tastings and a place to stay. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, to partially reopen following fire

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, will reopen its doors on Tuesday, December 4th following a fire at the property. In time for Christmas, the hotel will welcome guests into all its public areas, restaurants and event spaces. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Vizergy Digital Marketing Named 10 Fastest Growing Google Solution Provider of 2018

The announcement of this award follows CIO Review naming Vizergy one of the 20 Most Promising Web Development & Marketing Platforms in 2017. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Millennium Hotels’ M Social Sunnyvale Breaks Ground in California

The property will include 250 residences and a 263-room hotel with over 24,000 sq. ft of state-of-the-art function space including 11,000 sq. ft of flexible meeting and event space, 4,300 sq. ft of outdoor space and 9,100 sq. ft of public spaces. read more >>> […]

BridgeStreet Launches Mode Aparthotel in Edinburgh, Scotland

Eighty two contemporary apartments offer urban, chic living in the heart of the city offering guests an emersive local experience. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Will Your Face Be Enough to Get You on a Plane?

According to a new proposal from the T.S.A., facial recognition might eventually replace passports and other forms of ID at airport security checkpoints. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Shaikha Al Nowais Named Vice President Owner Relationship Management for Rotana Hotels

Rotana has announced a key promotion within its executive team. Shaikha Al Nowais, previous Director of Internal Audit, has taken up the new position of Vice President – Owner Relationship Management (ORM). The role has been created as part of Rotana’s ongoing drive to further […]

With luxury apartments, upmarket boutiques and restaurants, premium offices and a five-star hotel, the Shard has attracted people and companies to the surrounding area, helping to establish Southwark as a core business district and leading to the £1 billion redevelopment of London Bridge station. read […]

HSMAI to Host Hospitality Innovation ThinkTank at Phocuswright Conference

The ThinkTank, which will be held on Tuesday, November 13, will include research presented by HSMAI president and CEO Bob Gilbert as well as a panel with three C-level hospitality executives, who will share their perspectives on hospitality marketing innovation. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

RateGain and Hotelogix Join Hands to Help Hotels With Real-Time Distribution

The partnership would establish a two-way connectivity, where rates and availability from the Hotelogix PMS will automatically be pushed to RezGain, RateGain’s Channel Management platform for distribution across all the connected demand partners. Similarly, bookings on OTAs would also get instantaneously updated on Hotelogix PMS […]

The 52 Places Traveler: The 52 Places Traveler: A Night Out in Kigali

In the capital of Rwanda, our columnist joins a family gathering at a lively night spot, and discusses the past, present and future of this evolving East African city. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Sojern, Sabre and Nor1 Webinar: How to Influence Guest’s Behavior from Booking Through Pre-Arrival

Join Sojern, Sabre and Nor1 as our experts take a look at how you can own and optimize over 451+ touchpoints in the average path-to-purchase to generate 1.5-3x more direct bookings, be less reliant on OTAs, provide a booking experience to maximize conversion, and merchandise […]

Nor1 Strengthens Singapore Presence, Welcomes Hospitality Industry Veteran Sandra Tye As Regional Director, Business Development, APAC

Nor1 is proud to announce and welcome Sandra Tye as Regional Director, Business Development, APAC. Ms. Tye, based in Nor1’s Singapore office, will be responsible for expanding and strengthening Nor1’s relationships with industry partners throughout APAC. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

The Parkview Hotel Opens in Syracuse As Part of the BW Premier Collection

Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced the arrival of its upscale soft brand to Upstate New York with the opening of The Parkview Hotel, BW Premier Collection by Best Western in Syracuse. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

EZee Integrate Their Restaurant POS Systems With Food Delivery Companies; Zomato, Foodpanda, Swiggy and Uber Eats

Restaurateurs will be able to manage their home delivery orders from these famous online food ordering portals. eZee Technosys have successfully simplified the process to help restaurants generate more revenue. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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