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October Results of Parisian Hotel Industry

October can be called quite a difficult month for French hoteliers as room revenues generally went down. While some French cities have managed to keep their revenues on flat level, other... Read further

Two New Hotels in Milan and Rome by Autograph Collection

Boscolo Hotels announced the addition to two more hotels to the luxurious Autograph Collection. First, Boscolo hotel in Milan will be added to the collection, followed by Boscolo Exedra... Read further

Malaysian Expansion of Dorsett Hospitality

Dorsett Hospitality International, Hong-Kong headquartered hotel company, has announced its new ambitious plans regarding expansion in hotel market of Malaysia. The company plans to open as... Read further

100 New Tulip Inn Hotels are Planned for China

The Paris-headquartered hotel company Louvre Hotels Group has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with a large Chinese hotel developer in Sichuan province – Chengdu Mareka... Read further

Asia Pacific Region to Grow in 2014

While Asia Pacific region is to have another record year in terms of the number of tourist arrivals in 2013, experts foresee next year to become even more successful. The new report... Read further

Tea Pairing Menu in Conrad Hotel in Macao

This month guests of Dynasty 8 restaurant located in Conrad hotel in Macao have an opportunity to try the special tea-pairing menu. The menu includes various Chinese delicacies and is... Read further

David Beckham to Promote Asian Hotels of Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands, global resort developer, has recently announced its partnership with famous football player and one of the most famous men worldwide David Beckham. He will participate in... Read further

Mobile Check Out in All Scandic hotels

Scandic has finally added mobile check out system to all hotels in its portfolio. Originally, the system appeared this spring, but at that time it was tested in several hotels. With its... Read further

First Results of European Tourism in 2013

Results of three quarters of 2013 unleash strong performance of European tourism in general, mostly thanks to permanently high level of international arrivals. According to the report... Read further

Carlson to Open the Radisson Blu Palace Hotel in the Netherlands

In February 2014, Carlson Rezidor will strengthen its position on the hotel market of the Netherlands by opening Radisson Blu Palace Hotel Noordwijk ann Zee. Located in one of the most... Read further

New Meeting Rooms in Pullman Hotels

Accor has launched a new concept for its meeting rooms called “Business Playground”. The first hotel to have it is the 312-guestroom Pullman London St. Pancras, and steadily the... Read further

Shorter Travels to Become More Popular in 2014

Cox & Kings, a company specializing in luxury travel, forecasts that next year travellers will make mostly shorter trips and will prefer more exotic destinations.

The number... Read further

New Meeting Packages in InterContinental Hotels in Europe

InterContinental is starting to offer its new meeting package in all 29 hotels it manages in Europe. With new rules and offers, visitors will be able to make their own flexible packages... Read further

Residence Inn to Open a Hotel in Sarajevo

Marriott International announced it will open its first hotel in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is going to be Residence Inn Sarajevo that will consist of 75 suites. The suite residence will... Read further

Hotels in France Post Disappointing September Results

Start of the school year has surprisingly become quite poor for hotels in France despite all positive forecasts regarding recovery of the country’s tourism industry. Even though the... Read further

InterCity Hotel in Berlin is Now Officially Open

Even though the hotel has been accepting guests for several weeks already, last week InterCityHotel GmbH celebrated its grand opening. The opening ceremony, during which the key to the... Read further

London Hotels Add 8.9% in Revenues in October

STR Global has published its traditional data regarding hotels in London. As it’s clear from the report, hotels in the UK capital managed to add 8.9% to revenue per available room... Read further

Main Food and Beverage Trends 2014

New York based consulting company Baum+Whiteman has revealed most popular dining trends of 2014. Here is the list of their annual predictions.

Restaurants in retail stores... Read further

New Kids Menu in InterContinental Hotels

Next year, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts will debut with new menu for small visitors. The menu is intended to not only provide healthy food but also educate children as they will learn... Read further

Lending Locker Service in Candlewood Suites

Candlewood Suites, which are managed by IHG, have launched a new service called “Lending Locker”. With its help, hotel guests can easily borrow typically needed household items... Read further

Healthier Food in Holiday Inn Express Hotels

Next year, Holiday Inn Express plans to launch several new initiatives that are targeted at “modern travellers”. These changes will mostly concern food that is served in Holiday... Read further

Free High Speed Internet in Mandarin Oriental Hotels

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has launched a new promotion campaign, during which guests can get access to high speed Internet free of charge. In order to be eligible for the offer,... Read further

New Guest Services in Crowne Plaza Hotels

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts has announced the addition of several new services that may distinguish the internationally famous hotel company. These services will be available only in some... Read further

New Landmark Hotels in the Alps

Numerous hotel openings await Austria and Switzerland. Current pipeline of hotels in Switzerland is 69 properties with over 9000 guestrooms, and in Austria 40 new hotels will soon be... Read further

Croatia Will Get 2900 New Hotel Rooms

Croatia is currently one of hottest EU countries for hotel investors. Currently, the country is among leaders in terms of hotel rooms in the pipeline with 12 large projects to be opened in... Read further

Energy Saving Program Will Help Rezidor Cut its Consumption by 25%

Radisson Blu hotel in Amsterdam has an ambitious plan to apply energy saving methods that will help the hotel reduce energy consumption by more than 25%. This will be reached thanks to... Read further

More Luxury Hotels to Appear in Montenegro

Montenegro is a beautiful country, but it is not yet discovered by many travellers because of one fact – it doesn’t have well-developed travel infrastructure. However, the... Read further

Travellers Write Fewer Hotel Reviews

It is not a secret that many travellers prefer to read online hotel reviews prior to making a booking. Of course, the majority of people say they’d like to hear feedback from their... Read further

Beer Season in Four Seasons Hotels

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has decided to launch a new campaign called “Beer Fest”. This campaign, which will be available in Four Seasons Hotels globally, is devoted, as... Read further

Swissotel to Open a Hotel in Hangzhou

Swissotel Hotels & Resorts has announced its partnership with Hengli Management Co. Ltd. According to the agreement, the famous Swiss hotel company will manage a hotel in Hangzhou, the... Read further

High Occupancy in European Hotels in September

European hotels are likely to post good results for this year. At least, they feature stable growth of occupancy throughout 2013. In September, the increase of occupancy estimated 2.2... Read further

New Private Hotel Label by Luxury Hotel Group

Luxury Hotels Group, hotel company headquartered in London, has announced the creation of a new chain of private hotels together with Pegasus Solutions. Currently, three hotels by Luxury... Read further

Hamburg to Get 23 New Hotels

Hamburg is a popular destination for both leisure and business travelers, so there’s no wonder why often its hotels are fully booked. Naturally, this hot market attracts hotel... Read further

New Digital Photo Campaign by Le Meridian

Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts has launched a new photo campaign named Filter of Discovery. During it, three professional photographers will unleash the beauty of Le Meridian hotels.... Read further

Oscar de la Renta Creates Exclusive Amenities for The Peninsula Hotels

Soon all The Peninsula Hotels in the world will be supplied with exclusive bathroom amenities developed and designed by internationally famous Italian designer Oscar de la Renta. The set... Read further

Hotel Loyalty Programs are Very Important for Young Travellers

The latest study by Harris Interactive shows that millennial travellers (people aged 18 to 30) are more sensitive to various loyalty programs and value them more comparing to... Read further

Fair Trade Colombian Coffee in Four Seasons Hotels

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts expressed their desire to support developing coffee industry of Haiti. Together with the Clinton Foundation, La Colombe Torrefaction, and Leslois Shaw... Read further

Free Unlimited Wi-Fi in Steigenberger Hotels

Steigenberger Hotel Group, which is headquartered in Frankfurt, decided to become a pioneer hotel chain on the German market with absolutely free unlimited Wi-Fi. Starting from next year,... Read further

Professional Photographer Services in InterContinental Hotels in Europe

This autumn Craig Easton, who was named Travel Photographer of the Year 2012, will stop in selected InterContinental hotels across Europe. Named “Photographer in Residence”, he... Read further

World’s Best Chefs in Hotel Fouquet’s Barriere

Paris is known not only as a capital of fashion, but also as a city of best gourmet food. If you enjoy gastronomic tourism and want to try food of exceptional taste and quality, you should... Read further

New Hotel Brand by GLH

GLH, the company which is the London subsidiary of GuocoLeisure Group, has officially launched its new hotel brand – Clermont. This is a luxury brand that will fit both hotels and... Read further

Sustainable Food in Marriott Hotels in the UK

More and more people around the world choose organic food, and so there’s no wonder why hoteliers try to “be in trend” and offer more healthy choices for their customers.... Read further

New Hotels in the UK and Ireland by Choice

Choice Hotels will expand its British portfolio by adding five hotels in the UK and Ireland. In the Midlands, the hotelier will convert two existing hotels. These will be Quality Hotel... Read further

New Sleep Rooms in Scandic Hotels

According to numerous surveys, sleep is one of the most important factors for travellers. Indeed, after a long and tiresome journey there is nothing better than a good sleep. Uncomfortable... Read further

338 More Hotels to Open in Germany

Hotel industry in Germany definitely does not suffer from any kind of recession. More and more investors are interested in opening hotels there, and, consequently, more hotels are to open... Read further

Female Business Travellers Share Their Secrets

Recently, BMI Regional conducted an interesting survey. It asked 1,000 female business travelers to share their habits and preferences. These days, when the number of business women grows,... Read further

Hilton Rebrands The Burlington Hotel in Dublin

Hilton announced rebranding of one of the most famous hotels in Dublin – The Burlington that was established 41 years ago. The internationally famous hotel company will use the... Read further

UK Travellers Use Internet to Book Domestic Hotels

In report provided by Greenlight, there is interesting information regarding UK travelers. Surprisingly, the proportion of online bookings of domestic and overseas hotels is three to one.... Read further

Wyndham to Open 17 Hotels in Germany and Austria

Wyndham Hotel Group, the company that currently possesses the title of the largest hotel company in the world with its portfolio of 7410 hotels in different parts of the planet, reported it... Read further

Corinthia Hotel in Lisbon Wins Western Europe Energy Contest

The Corinthia hotel in Lisbon has won the award in the 2013 Western Europe Region Energy project due to its fantastic efforts in energy saving. Each year this award is given to... Read further

Improved Results of French Hoteliers in August

While July was rather a disappointing month for French hoteliers, in August they managed to boost their sales. Thanks to good weather and beneficial calendar, hotels in both Paris and... Read further

Crowne Plaza London Albert Embankment Opening Date is Announced

Albert Embankment is currently undergoing renovation, and so are hotels located on it. It has been revealed that Crowne Plaza London Albert Embenkment will open in spring 2015. The hotel... Read further

InterContinental Marks More Restaurants as “Green”

Just like other internationally famous hoteliers, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has an extensive environmental program that is targeted at making the company’s hotels less harmful... Read further

Hakkasan Limited Comes to Dubai

Hakkasan Ltd., an international company specializing in restaurants and nightlife entertainment, has announced its plans regarding the opening of the first resort in Dubai. The hotel will... Read further

New Historic Suites in Café Royal in London

Café Royal, a hotel in the heart of London that opened last year, has presented new suites. Each of five historical suites has its peculiarities and belongs to a particular period.... Read further

Occupancy of Hotels in Europe Adds 4.4% in August 2013

In August, hotels in Europe managed to raise their occupancy by 4.4% to 74.2% in total. Despite quite a challenging situation, some markets reached rather impressive... Read further

New Hotel Chain by Scandic Hotels

Scandic Hotels, one of the leading Scandinavian hotel companies, is going to launch a brand new hotel chain that will operate under a new name – HTL. Located primarily in central parts... Read further

New Cocktails for Radisson Blu Hotels in Asia Pacific

Radisson Blu finally announced the names of winners in its unusual competition. Earlier this year, the famous hotel chain launched an unusual competition. It offered bartenders from all... Read further

Business Travellers are Most Concerned About Their Safety

According to the newest survey by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), business travellers are mostly worried about their safety. This parameter was named more important... Read further

Hotels in London to Gain Record RevPAR in 2014

Next year may be extremely successful for hotels in the UK capital. With new signs of stabilization in the country, average daily rate in London hotels is expected to grow. Together with... Read further

Starwood to Debut with its St. Regis Brand in Turkey

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will soon present its luxury St. Regis brand to Turkish public. The famous hotelier has announced its new project - St. Regis hotel in Istanbul.... Read further

Scandic Hotels Collaborate with Jamie Oliver

Scandic, one of the leading hotel chains in Scandinavian countries, continues its collaboration with Jamie Oliver, an internationally famous chef. This year, Jamie Oliver has already... Read further

Accurate Optimism of Emerging Markets

The latest large-scale survey by TripAdvisor named TripBarometer shows that hotels in emerging markets become more confident and optimistic about their future. The survey covered more than... Read further

New Whisky Bar in The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh

The Balmoral Hotel, one of the most prominent hotels in Edinburgh, has finally opened its new whisky bar named Scotch. This place will quickly become the most beloved place of gathering for... Read further

Hotels in Bali May Force Tourists to Learn Balinese Culture

The administration of Bali has quite unusual plans – they want to force hotels to impose a compulsory program for all tourists arriving to the island. The program will take place once... Read further

Four Seasons Enters Korea

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, which is also known as one of leading companies in luxury segment, has announced its debut in South Korea. The company plans to open Four Seasons Hotel in... Read further

Fashionistas Invade Hotels in Milan, London, and New York

Milan, London, and New York are among top fashion cities in the world thanks to best shops and fashion weeks that traditionally attract media, fashion insiders and other people fascinated... Read further

First Hotel Indigo for Finland

IHG (InterContinental Group) that is also known as one of the biggest hotel companies in the world has announced debut of its Hotel Indigo brand in the country of Finland. The first... Read further

Silk Suites in the Goring Hotel in London

The Goring in Belgravia hotel in London is rather a widely known place that is respected by most demanding travellers. Recently, the hotel has prepared something really new to please its... Read further

Travellers Prefer to Book Hotels Online

According to the new report by SDL, these days as many as 80% of travellers prefer making arrangements online. The report “The Modern Traveler: A Look at Customer Engagement in... Read further

Hotels in Berlin Celebrate Growth of Their Profits

July 2013 was a great month for hotels in Berlin as they managed to increase their profit per available room by 25%. Surprisingly, the growth of profit was reached thanks to non-rooms... Read further

International Tourism Demand Exceeds Forecasts

First half of 2013 exceeded expectations of UNWTO in terms of the number of international tourists. Comparing to the same period of 2012, international tourist arrivals grew by 5%,... Read further

Jin Jiang Reveals More Details About its MetroPolo Brand

This July Jin Jiang, a giant Chinese hotel chain headquartered in Shanghai, announced its plans regarding the creation of a middle scale brand – Jinjiang MetroPolo. The first hotel... Read further

Two “All Inclusive” Brands by Hyatt

Hyatt Hotels Corp. has decided to step into a new field and offer hotels with popular “all-inclusive” service. Especially for this purpose, the world famous hotelier will launch... Read further

Green Cars for Eco-Friendly Hotels

Green hotels have become a hot trend in recent years, so there’s no wonder that more hotels try to become more environment-friendly. In their efforts to reduce pollution, hotels stick... Read further

China is the Biggest Travel Spender in the World

China has finally become the biggest travel spender in the world, overcoming the U.S. and Germany. In 2012, Chinese travellers spent US$102 billion on tourism abroad. That’s... Read further

800 New Hotels to Appear in Indonesia

The latest data published by Tophotelprojects contains very interesting information about Indonesia. Thanks to several factors, such as new airplane routes, development of new additional... Read further

Palazzo Versace Makes its Debut in Macau

Versace fashion house is famous not only for its luxury clothes. The company uses its name in various spheres, and hotel business is no exception. Palazzo Versace is a fast developing hotel... Read further

First Waldorf Astoria Hotel Outside Dubai

Hilton Worldwide has recently added one more property to its Waldorf Astoria portfolio. This time this is a hotel in the Ras al Khaimah emirate. The opening also marks the first Waldorf... Read further

Rezidor Marks 220 Hotels as Eco

Rezidor keeps improving its hotels, making them more environment-friendly. In order to mark a hotel as “eco”, it must comply with a number of strict requirements that concern... Read further

Ligresti Hotels in Italy are Seized by the Police

Italian police continues investigation regarding the Ligresti family that is the former owner of Fondiaria-Sai insurer. The family is accused of false accounting and market manipulation.... Read further

Shangri-La Opens a Hotel in Istanbul

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has recently opened its first hotel in Istanbul. Shangri-La Bosphorus is located on the European side of Bosphorus Strait.

The 186 guestroom... Read further

New Game App by Marriott

Marriott International keeps amusing its guests, and this time the famous hotelier has prepared a new game for mobile platforms – Xplor! This travel themed game is not only fun to... Read further

Free Wi-Fi in All Accor Hotels in the UK

Accor has brought some very good news to travellers. The French hotelier that is known as the owner of such popular brands as Ibis, Novotel, Sofitel, and Mercure has finally answered the... Read further

Business Travel to Grow Until 2018

Business travel remains one of the most profitable segments of the tourism industry. In 2013, the global spending of business travel is forecasted to add 5.4% and reach US$1.12... Read further

Two New Shangri-La Hotels in China

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has a very productive August. This month the hotelier opens two hotels in mainland China, thus, increasing the total number of hotels in the Chinese portfolio... Read further

Iconic Hotel in Germany Used for G8 Meeting Changes its Owner

It is reported that The Grand Hotel Heiligendamm has changed its owner. The posh hotel located at the German part of Baltic Sea has had rich history and many famous visitors. For example,... Read further

Rapidly Changing Image of Phuket

Phuket, a popular Thai island, is changing its look and status because of a great shift in visitors’ geography. In recent years, the island has become very popular with Asian people... Read further

Marriott Plans to Reduce Energy Use in its European Hotels

Marriott International has reported the start of a series of initiatives targeted at reducing the use of energy in the company’s hotels in Europe. Thanks to new energy saving program,... Read further

Hard Rock to Debut in Ibiza

Hard Rock is not only a popular brand of rock-themed cafes around the world, but also a chain of hotels that are currently present in the Americas. However, the company has very ambitious... Read further

Wonderful June for Hotels in London

Without a doubt, June was a good month for hotels in London as they managed to increase their total revenue per available room (TrevPar) by almost 11%, putting to an end June... Read further

Hilton to Open DoubleTree Hotel in Spain

Hilton Worldwide keeps expanding its international network of DoubleTree by Hilton hotels, and this time the new property will be added in Spain. One of the fastest growing chains of... Read further

Over 100m Euro Worth Jewels are Stolen from Hotel in Cannes

French Riviera has been shocked by the recent dramatic theft. It is reported that jewels with the total value of almost 103 million euro have been stolen from a hotel in Cannes.... Read further

New Mid-market Hotel Brand by Jin Jiang

Shanghai Jin Jiang International Hotel Group Co., one of the biggest Chinese hotel chains, has announced the launch of a brand new hotel brand targeted at mid-class visitors. The... Read further

Europe Posts Growth of Occupancy During First Six Months of 2013

It looks like 2013 will be a good year for Europe. At least, during the first six months occupancy in the region grew by 2% to 64.9% in total. Even though the average daily rate... Read further

Holiday Inn Rome – Pisana Will Greet Its Guests This Autumn

This autumn Holiday Inn Rome – Pisana will be finally open after the conversion of the property. IHG has managed to rebrand the property thanks to the franchise agreement with Roma... Read further

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