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Finance and Development, Trends

4 trends to watch for as industry evolves

February 19, 2020

Via: Hotel Management

Settling in to 2020, it is clear that innovation in hospitality and real estate is happening at a pace not seen since the rise of Marriott and Hilton. The big question is whether today’s innovative, grow-at-all-costs companies (WeWork, OYO, Sonder, […]


Hotels

Radisson Hotel Group Starts 2020 with 17 New Hotels in India

February 19, 2020

Via: Hotel News Resource

Radisson Hotel Group has started of the new decade by announcing the signing of 17 new hotels in India. As the Group enters the third year of “Destination 2022”, its global expansion and transformation strategy, these signings will boost the […]


Hotels

Travel Green: Discover Some Of The World’s Best Eco-Friendly Hotels

February 18, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

Low-impact travel and luxury can coexist thanks to an ever-expanding list of properties striving to respect their guest’s desire for environmentally friendly accommodation. Here’s a look at some of the world’s top sustainable hotels. Camp Glenorchy, New Zealand Listed as […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Reframing Wellness to Wellbeing in the Hospitality Industry

February 18, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

The wellness tourism is now a $639 billion industry. This begins to point us in the direction of traveler & guest desires, but the word wellness can lead to restrictive thinking. What comes to mind when I say wellness? Did […]


Travel

How Google Flights is shaking up the travel Industry

February 17, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

The internet is littered with the bodies of companies unable to adapt when Big Tech moved to offer a service for free. Possibly the most famous example in tech history remains Microsoft’s decision in 1996 to give away its browser […]


Finance and Development, Financial, Hotels

Middle East looks to tourism

February 17, 2020

Via: Hotel Management

More than $23bn-worth of hotel construction contracts were due to be awarded in the Middle East and North Africa between now and 2023, according to MEED Projects. The company said that, in the final quarter of last year, development was […]


Travel

The Coronavirus stalls travel beyond China

February 14, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

According to ForwardKeys, one of the world’s leading travel analytics company, the travel setback caused by the Coronavirus outbreak has now spread beyond China, with other parts of the Asia Pacific region experiencing a 10.5% slowdown in outbound travel bookings […]


Hotels

Europe pipeline up 29.4%

February 14, 2020

Via: Hotel Management

Hotel pipeline data for Europe showed a 29.4% year-one-year increase to 1,654 projects as of the end of January, according to STR. Unaffiliated projects represented the largest percentage increase, with 88.7% growth in activity year-on-year. Of the main three categories, […]


Finance and Development, Real Estate

STR: U.S. hotel construction up 6.8% in January

February 13, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

STR’s hotel pipeline data for the U.S. showed 1,615 projects accounting for 208,807 rooms in construction as of the end of January 2020. This represented a 6.8% year-over-year increase in the number of rooms in the final phase of the […]


Finance and Development, Financial, Hotels

Hilton Houston North Announces $35 Million Renovation

February 13, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

The Hilton Houston North announced it will undergo a $35 million-dollar renovation to include all guest rooms and suites, common areas, and meeting spaces. The renovation is expected to be complete by April 2020. The renovation includes the 18,000 square […]