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U.K. Hospitality Vacancies Remain Stubbornly Above Pre&pandemic Levels, with Little Positive Movement in Five Months

May 14, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

There were 107,000 vacancies in hospitality in the quarter to April 2024, according to the Office for National Statistics. This is 15% higher than pre-pandemic levels of 93,000. Wages paid in the sector increased by 9.5% in March 2024, driven […]


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Digital Markets Act: European Commission Designates Booking.com As Gatekeeper

May 13, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The European Commission has today designated Booking Holdings, the parent company of Booking.com, as a gatekeeper platform under the Digital Markets Act (DMA). Booking.com now has six months to comply with all the do’s and don’ts as a gatekeeper. HOTREC […]


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Nature Positive Report Marks New Collaborative Era in Travel & Tourism

April 22, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The leading players of Travel & Tourism globally have published a landmark joint report setting out their joint plan to help halt and reverse biodiversity loss. Launched on Earth Day 2024, “Nature Positive Travel & Tourism in Action” is the […]


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Travel and Tourism Industry Unites to Tackle Climate Change

April 9, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Association representatives from the European travel and tourism sector (business and leisure) met in Rhodes, Greece, to sign a landmark declaration promising decisive action towards more sustainable travel and tourism. The joint declaration will serve as a roadmap to foster […]


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Five on Friday: April 5th, 2024

April 5, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Chef José Andrés calls for action following strike that killed aid workers, HDAC announces its 2024 Awards of Excellence honoree, and a technology museum is planned in Xi’an. All that and more in this week’s Five on Friday. Italian architect […]


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Women Are a Driving Force for Travel & Tourism, Says WTTC

March 8, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) underscores the pivotal role of women in the global Travel & Tourism sector. According to WTTC data, women in tourism comprise a significant portion of the sector’s workforce, […]


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Exemplary Leadership in Hospitality: Luxury Lifestyle Awards Introduces the Top 100 Hotel General Managers for 2023

February 28, 2024

Via: The World of Hospitality

Luxury Lifestyle Awards, the renowned global authority dedicated to recognizing and celebrating excellence in the luxury industry, is thrilled to announce the prestigious list of the Top 100 Hotel General Managers of the World for the year 2023. This exclusive […]


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Notes From the Road: Healing in Paradise

February 27, 2024

Via: Smart Meetings

South Florida offers luxury, wellness and experiences Touring through South Florida was almost an international experience as I explored all the different influences Marriott International has interwoven into their hospitality, culinary and wellness offerings. A true melting pot of culture, […]


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Industry News: The Latest From Manufacturers

February 26, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Milliken’s Lee Blair retires, Eaton Fine Art and Armadillo welcome new team members, and more. Here is this month’s manufacturer news to know: Industry veteran Lee Blair retires Lee Blair—the current vice president and business manager for Milliken & Company’s […]


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Valencia Hotel Group and Vizergy Team Up for HSMAI Adrian Award

February 20, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Vizergy Digital Marketing, a global leader in driving direct online revenue through data insights, proven digital marketing programs, reservation solutions and Vizergy’s digital sales and marketing software platform, is pleased to announce the award, recognizing Valencia Hotel Collection and its […]


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Five on Friday: February 9th, 2024

February 9, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

There’s a new way to experience the Eames collection, the home of the “father of Black history” will be restored, and the world’s largest cruise ship faces accusations of greenwashing. All that and more in this week’s Five on Friday. […]


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6th Hotel Association of India Hoteliers' Conclave Takes Place on 12 February 2024 at The Taj Palace New Delhi

February 9, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

As India stepped into the ‘Amrit Kaal’ on the country’s 75th Republic Day and embarked upon the journey of realising the vision 2047 for a ‘New India’, the Hotel Association of India (HAI) has geared up to host the 6th […]


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IHG Hotels & Resorts and Rakuten Travel to Link Member Loyalty Programs

February 7, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) yesterday announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Rakuten Group Inc.’s travel reservation service Rakuten Travel, a leading online travel agency in Japan, to collaborate on a seamless travel booking experience […]


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Five on Friday: February 2nd, 2024

February 2, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Restaurant menus return with more personality, the Super Bowl temporarily drives up Las Vegas hotel rates, and the wellness industry meets the demands of two polarizing markets. All that and more in this week’s Five on Friday. Restaurant menus make […]


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AIA New York Announces 2024 Design Awards Recipients

January 29, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Earlier this month, a jury of independent architects, educators, and planners convened to unveil the winners of the 2024 AIA New York Design Awards, which celebrates outstanding projects by AIA New York members, architects practicing in the city, or those […]


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Keith Sheldon Named President of Entertainment and Brand Management for Seminole Hard Rock

January 23, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Seminole Hard Rock has promoted Keith Sheldon to President of Entertainment and Brand Management for Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock International. In this new and expanded role, Sheldon will be responsible for oversight of brand management, consumer marketing, brand partnerships, […]


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Level Up at These 10 Hospitality Industry Conferences in 2024

January 22, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

If you are in the hospitality, event industry conferences are a wonderful way to network and be inspired to grow your skills. We understand that your schedule is busy, but how can you keep your business profitable if you don’t […]


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Five on Friday: January 19th, 2024

January 19, 2024

Via: Hospitality Design

Starwood Capital grows its London portfolio, biohacking becomes the latest travel trend, and Singapore’s skyline blossoms with a new greenery-wrapped hotel. All that and more in this week’s Five on Friday. Starwood Capital acquires 10 London hotels In a reported […]


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HVS Asia Pacific Hospitality Newsletter & Week Ending 12 January 2024

January 18, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Japan Hotel REIT Acquires 170-key Hotel JAL City Kannai Yokohama For JPY4 Billion Japan-based Japan Hotel REIT has bought the 170-key Hotel JAL City Kannai Yokohama (“The hotel”) for JPY4 billion. Located in central Yokohama, the limited-service hotel is in […]


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Kasia Russell Named Executive Vice President Development, Hotel Management for HVS

January 17, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

HVS announced that Kasia Russell has assumed additional leadership responsibilities as the Executive Vice President Development, Hotel Management. Kasia, who continues to contribute to the thought leadership and management of the Consulting & Valuation division, was selected to aid in […]