Posts Tagged by Travel

Fuel Hotel Marketing Podcast: 8 Ways Hotels Can Optimize Google My Business

Google My Business is a free and often overlooked opportunity for hotels to gain more search engine visibility. In this episode, we look at 8 things that you can Do Right Now to Optimize Your Google My Business Listing. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Are You Ready to Fly Without a Human Pilot?

Rapid advances in airplane technology make pilotless flying possible sooner than anticipated — but the biggest manufacturers say other advances are likely first. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

EZee Technosys Assert Their Position As One of the Leaders on FrontRunner Quadrants

Frontrunners quadrants is a winning quadrant of SoftwareAdvice, powered by Gartner Methodology. eZee Technosys, global hospitality solutions provider have marked their position in the quadrant this time. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Luxury Lounge Wars Heat Up as Airlines Vie for High-End Passengers

The disparity between the haves and have-nots in airline travel extends well beyond the cabin experience and is increasingly playing out inside the terminals. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Secret National Parks: An Alaska National Park as Big as Connecticut. Annual Visitors? 23,000.

You can get to gorgeous Lake Clark National Park and Preserve only by boat or plane. That’s kept the hordes away. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Secret National Parks: There Are No Real Roads in Guadalupe Park. You Earn the Incredible Views.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park in West Texas has a reputation as a hiker’s paradise. It’s deserved. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Cambridge Dispatch: Parks Give Cambridge a Rural Vibe. ‘But Cows Do It Better.’

The English university town, population 130,000, is also home to about 120 cattle. The urban herds have become another emblem of the city’s distinction. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Chasing the Deal: 10 Great Last-Minute Summer Getaways You Can Book in July

Just because the summer is halfway over doesn’t mean it’s too late for a life-changing summer vacation. Here are 10 great trips that are best booked in July. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

In Trump’s U.K. Visit, Some See ‘Infomercial’ for Money-Losing Golf Resort

Ethics experts say President Trump’s promotion of Turnberry is part of a broader, problematic effort to use the presidency to gin up business for his property. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Bites: The Joe Beef Empire in Montreal Expands With an Appealing Newcomer

Like the wine selection, the food at Mon Lapin is both serious in intent and playful in execution. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Mohamed Elbanna to Manage Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach and Oversee the Development of Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Fort Lauderdale

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts veteran Mohamed Elbanna has been promoted to Senior General Manager, continuing his management of Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach while now also overseeing the development of the future Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Fort Lauderdale. read more >>> Source:: […]

The Evolution of Traveling – from Leisure to Luxury

World outbound travel is booming and, according to IPK’s World Travel Monitor®, the global travel industry set new records over the first eight months of 2017. The luxury travel sector in particular has embarked on a paramount transformation fueled by changing consumer preferences that will […]

LRC Group acquires Amaris Hospitality for undisclosed sum

LRC Group has acquired Amaris Hospitality and has agreed to add seven Hilton-branded hotels from funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management to the portfolio for an undisclosed consideration. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

The Getaway: Fly Farther, For Cheaper. For Now.

Technology advancements and the surge in low-cost carriers, particularly on international routes, have made flying more convenient and cheaper, if not necessarily more comfortable. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Marriott International launches hospitality training programme in Egypt

Marriott International has reinforced its commitment to Egypt with the launch of Tahseen, a unique hospitality training program developed in response to a growing need for talent within the industry. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

36 Hours: What to Pack for a Trip to Greenport, N.Y.

Eat local oysters, drink regional wine and take in the beautiful beaches and scenery in Greenport, N.Y. Before you plan your trip, grab these essentials to make the most of your visit. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Does Google Hotel Campaigns Announcement Spell The End Of Google Hotel Ads? – By Stuart Butler

Following fast on the heels of last week’s Google announcement of the rebranding of Google AdWords to Google Ads, yesterday’s Marketing Innovations Keynote announced a plethora of new product names and new features as Google revamps their entire marketing ecosystem. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Little Sister Resort in Wisconsin Listed for Sale

All of the property may be subdivided or redeveloped for multiple uses. Of the $8.55 million, Pebble Beach is listed at $3.6 million and the resort and restaurant are listed at $4.95 million. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

6 Ways It Pays to Use Facebook Dynamic Ads for Travel – By Amy Higgins

Facebook Dynamic Ads for Travel (DAT) is a specialized advertising format that enables marketers to personalize ads to people who are in process of planning a trip, across Facebook, Instagram, and the Facebook Audience Network. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Hospitality Social Media Marketing News – July 12, 2018 Issue

As social media has evolved, we’ve seen each platform racing to make on-site content more dynamic. GIFs can be added to comments on Facebook, there are interactive stickers for stories, and video is booming everywhere. The last two weeks’ worth of social media updates largely […]

Hotel Indigo Dundee Opens in Scotland

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has opened Hotel Indigo Dundee, in one of Europe’s rising design destinations – Dundee, Scotland. Once famous for its textiles, the city’s industrial spaces are now filled with artists and collectives, including a thriving gaming community who have helped turn Dundee […]

Old Recipes, New Format: Spain Puts Historic Dishes on Video

The country’s National Library enlisted chefs to adapt traditional recipes for a series of videos that link its modern cuisine with the past. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Marriott to trial facial recognition in partnership with Alibaba

A joint venture between Alibaba Group and Marriott International has announced it is spearheading Marriott International’s facial recognition check-in pilot with Fliggy, Alibaba’s travel service platform. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

36 Hours: 36 Hours in Greenport, N.Y. (and Beyond)

On the bucolic North Fork of Long Island: oysters, wineries, country roads and water views all over the place. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Marriott to trail facial recognition in partnership with Alibaba

A joint venture between Alibaba Group and Marriott International has announced it is spearheading Marriott International’s facial recognition check-in pilot with Fliggy, Alibaba’s travel service platform. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Munich Hotels Report Strong Performance Growth for June 2018

In June year-over-year data, Munich hotels showed a 13.6% increase in demand, which outpaced supply growth (+5.2%), resulting in a 7.9% boost in occupancy and increases of 8.6% in ADR and 17.2% in RevPAR. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Live! by Loews St. Louis, MO Hotel to Open Q1 2020

Hotel Will Be Located Inside $260 Million Phase Two of Ballpark Village read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

The 10 Commandments of Hotel Email Campaigns

Smart hotel marketers prioritize keeping up-to-date on email marketing best practices in order to continually improve their programs and reap a growing return on investment. Here are some of our email best practices for hotel and resort marketers looking to improve their profits in 2018 […]

Edmund Sulzman Named President for Mosaic Hotel Group

Mosaic Hotel Group (MHG) announced the appointment of Edmund Sulzman as president of MHG. Sulzman is responsible for overseeing the hotel group’s current portfolio of six boutique hotels, as well as spearheading developments and upcoming hotel launches in California and Mexico. read more >>> Source:: […]

Tech We’re Using: How the 52 Places Traveler Stays Charged While Chronicling the World

Jada Yuan, who is circling the globe this year for The Times, packs a lot of tech for her journeys. A lot. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Al Seef Hotel by Jumeirah Opens in Dubai This September

Tucked away amidst the rooftops and courtyards of a souk located on the banks of Dubai Creek, the 200 room hotel is spread across 22 traditionally designed Arabian Bayt (homes), adorned with the wind towers famous throughout the region. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Canada

In Greater Vancouver, rising prices prompted the government to increase taxes on investors and foreign buyers, resulting in a softer high-end market. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

New Triennial Offers Artists the Canvas of Ohio

An organizer of an international triennial of contemporary art sold more than 110 artists on the charms of Cleveland and the surrounding area. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur welcomes first guests

Located within a glittering new skyscraper next to the Petronas Towers, Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur has opened its doors. Rising 65 storeys above the busy streets of the capital, the all-new hotel is welcoming its first guests to dine, drink, shop, relax, entertain, meet […]

Q&A: Where the Shake Shack Founder Loves to Travel

Danny Meyer, who has opened several restaurants in New York this summer, talks about some memorable trips — and where he would like to go next. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

TSA Apologizes To NY Giants Player For Spilling Mom’s Ashes During Bag Search

A.J. Francis railed against TSA over Twitter. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Best Packing Tips From One-Bag Travel Fanatics

A few small packing tweaks and you can wave goodbye to checking bags. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

London Hotels Report Higher Occupancy but Lower Rates for June 2018

London hotels reported occupancy rose 2.2% to 86.1% in June, according to preliminary STR monthly data. While ADR dipped 0.6% to £160.84 ($213.06), RevPAR increased 1.6% to £138.46 ($183.42). read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Hotel St. Cloud in Canon City, Colorado Offered at No Reserve Auction

Live & Online Bidding for this incredible investment will be held at the Hotel St. Cloud at 631 Main St, Canon City, CO on July 26th at 1:03PM. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Beijing Dispatch: Was This Powerful Chinese Empress a Feminist Trailblazer?

Empress Cixi is most famous for building a fabulous pleasure ground, the Summer Palace, that attracts crowds of tourists. Was she also responsible for pulling China into the modern age? read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Next Stop: Once Colombia’s ‘Deadliest City,’ Buenaventura Is Coming Back

Love and tradition are key ingredients in the food — and drink and music — of Colombia’s rainy Pacific Coast region. This port city of 400,000 is at the center of it all. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Scandic Signs Agreement for New Hotel in Helsinki

Scandic has signed a long-term lease agreement with Finnish private equity fund CapMan to take over a 178-room hotel in Helsinki. In conjunction with this, the parties have also agreed to extend leases for an additional four hotels with a total of 979 rooms. read […]

5 Ways to Increase Hotels’ Direct Booking & Lower Dependency on OTAs

Every hotelier is bound to be aware of the Hotel industry’s eternal battle: direct bookings versus OTA! While it doesn’t take a genius to gather that direct bookings are hands down the better of the two, OTAs do give hotels the advantage of being more […]

The 52 Places Traveler: Place 21 of 52: Keep Oslo Weird

Glorious surprises seem to lurk everywhere in this grand Norwegian city. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Hyatt joins single-use plastics campaign

Hyatt hotels around the world plan to eliminate single-use plastic straws and drink picks. After September, straws and picks will be available on request only, and eco-friendly alternatives will be provided where available. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

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