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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 […]


Finance and Development, Trends

25 Pivotal Hospitality Trends from 2019

December 26, 2019

Via: Smart Meetings

As we begin anew, here’s where to start… My trusty Outlook calendar is telling me it’s time to count down the top hospitality trends of this almost-past, whirlwind of a year. After another 365 days of fresh ideas, hundreds of […]


Hotels

What Hospitality Professionals Need to Know About Service Animals – By David Trumble

December 19, 2019

Via: Hotel News Resource

In recent years there have been growing numbers of guests checking into hotels with service animals. It is estimated that there are more than 500,000 trained working service animals worldwide. Service animals are defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act […]


Hotels, Technology

What Is a Web Booking Engine & How Does It Help You Increase Hotel Revenue?

December 19, 2019

Via: Hotel News Resource

What is a web booking engine? It can be defined as an application that appears on hotel websites or social media sites and which can be easily used by visitors to make reservations directly online. It is a simple and […]


Hotels

STR: US Hotel Performance For November 2019

December 18, 2019

Via: Hospitality Net - All News

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee – The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during November 2019, according to data from STR. In a year-over-year comparison with November 2018, the industry posted the following: Occupancy: +0.3% to 61.8% […]


Travel

How Patagonia beautifully blends luxury and planet-friendly travel

December 18, 2019

Via: CNBC - Travel

With tourism taking a toll on the environment, more luxury tour operators than ever are now offering eco-friendly alternatives for travelers. This is especially true in the remote South American region of Patagonia. Shared by Chile and Argentina, Patagonia runs […]


Hotels, News

Virgin Hotels Lands in Dallas

December 17, 2019

Via: HospitalityDesign - News

Virgin Hotels has inaugurated its third property in the Lone Star State. Rising above the city’s Dall Design District, Virgin Hotels Dallas is situated within a new-built property, crafted by locally based architecture firm 5G Studio Collaborative. Developed by Dunhill […]


Technology

Serena Hotels to launch enterprise brand mobile app

December 17, 2019

Via: Hotel Management - Tech

Serena Hotels & Resorts has signed a deal with Intelity to build a custom branded mobile experience for its guests. The upscale hospitality brand is best known for its collection of luxury hotels, resorts and safari lodges within East Africa, […]


Hotels

Marriott International Signs Agreement with Landmark Sabbour to Open a W Hotel in Cairo, Egypt

December 16, 2019

Via: Hospitality Net - Hotel Openings

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Landmark Sabbour to bring the W Brand’s bold design, signature Whatever/Whenever® service and innovative programming to Cairo, underscoring the growing demand for luxury in Egypt. Expected […]


Restaurants

7 of the most dramatic restaurant redesigns of 2019

December 16, 2019

Via: Restaurant Dive

From refreshed interiors to separating ordering and dining areas, restaurant chains across categories have recently debuted new remodels to provide a better guest experience. While much of the impetus for redesigns at chains like Jamba and Firehouse Subs were to […]