Tag: Hotels

India hotel chain helping stranded tourists during lockdown

editor editor- April 4, 2020 01:52

During the lockdown in India, an India hotel chain is reaching out to over 15 embassies in support of providing accommodation for stranded tourists. The COVID-19 coronavirus is having a ... Read More

Gesture of Goodwill from Family-run Hotel During COVID-19

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 2, 2020 02:42

In a gesture of goodwill by a family-run hotel business, a property in Rome, Italy, is making their rooms available to host medical staff engaged on the front line who ... Read More

2020 Olympics Delay: Crushing for Tokyo hospitality

editor editor- April 1, 2020 22:07

Japanese lodging companies - especially hoteliers - were banking on a strong tourist year to compensate for significant capital investments. These high-value investments amid already flagging economic growth were made ... Read More

How Many More Millions did Hawaii Hotels Earn Last Month?

editor editor- December 19, 2019 20:31

According to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report published by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), statewide RevPAR increased to $205 (+8.1%), with ADR at $260 (+4.4%) and occupancy of 78.8 percent ... Read More

Veteran hospitality executive to lead Resorts World properties in New York State

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019 18:25

Genting announced today the appointment of Bob DeSalvio, a 40-year industry leader, as President of Genting New York State, where he will oversee all operations at Resorts World Catskills (RWC) ... Read More

Hottest new travel trends and destinations for the year ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019 18:45

Some exciting new travel trends are predicted for 2020. Eco-tourism is at the heart of next year’s getaways, and sustainable climate-neutral trips are firmly on the map. Here are some ... Read More

How America travels: Holiday travel and travel projections for 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019 17:15

The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) today released its annual study that tracks perceptions of American travelers, key indicators of future travel planning and where they are spending. This ... Read More

Tourism & leisure industry private equity deals total $7.72 billion globally in Q3 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019 16:15

Total tourism & leisure industry private equity deals worth $7.72 billion were announced globally in Q3 2019. The value marked a decrease of 14.2% over the previous quarter and a ... Read More

Barbados tourism: Strong performance in the first nine months of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019 15:45

Chief Executive Officer of The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) William Griffith has revealed that based on the destination management organisation's review, the island has enjoyed a 4.2% increase in ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Vietnam with new hotels and resorts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019 22:14

Swiss-Belhotel International has revealed plans to expand its portfolio in Vietnam with a series of new hotels, resorts and residences in exciting destinations all across the country. The Hong Kong-based ... Read More

Saint Lucia records largest increase in visitor arrivals to date in September

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 15:18

The sun-drenched and events-filled Caribbean destination of Saint Lucia continues to grab headlines, as its diverse tourism offerings keep resonating with audiences far and wide. Already basking in seven record-breaking ... Read More

Seoul: North Korea won’t discuss demolition of ‘shabby’ South Korean hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019 01:10

South Korea on Monday proposed a working-level meeting with North Korea, just days after the North formally demanded that the South Koreans come to the North’s Diamond Mountain resort at ... Read More

European hotels: Rough 2019 gives way to profit burst

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019 15:17

Profit per available room grew year-on-year in Mainland Europe hotels in September and for the second time in 2019. After three consecutive months of YOY declines, GOPPAR registered a 3.9% ... Read More

Q3 2019 ends on high note for UK hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019 16:15

The third quarter ended on a positive note for UK hotels as profit per available room increased on a year-over-year basis for the second consecutive month. The 1.6% YOY GOPPAR ... Read More

Middle East and North Africa hotels profit jumps after 12-month decline

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019 15:11

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) hoteliers have cause for celebration in September. After 12 consecutive months of year-over-year profit decline, gross operating profit per available room (GOPPAR) in the ... Read More

Why hotel rates in Hawaii are now more expensive?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019 20:57

The cost for a hotel in Waikiki, Maui or Kauai has been going up. The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)Research Division issued the report’s findings utilizing data compiled by STR, Inc., ... Read More

Sala Hospitality Group appoints two senior female Asian executives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019 23:43

SALA Hospitality Group has announced the appointment of two senior female executives, as it moves to enhance its position as one of Asia’s leading beach resort and boutique hotel operators. ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019 18:45

According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), a record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. The latest performance report for Saint Lucia is in, and the ... Read More

Basel: A Crown Jewels of hotels and exhibitions

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- September 19, 2019 21:24

Lying at the heart of Basel in Switzerland, Grand Hôtel Les Trois Rois is one of the oldest city hotels in Europe. In the Middle Ages, ships docked around here ... Read More

Did Hurricane Lane impact Hawaii hotels?

editor editor- September 18, 2019 22:32

In August 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy compared to August 2018. However, it should be noted that ... Read More

Sustainable travel – new analysis calculates effectiveness of most common tips

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019 02:17

With growing interest in sustainable travel, there is lots of advice available – but how do travelers know what actions will have the biggest impact? Luxury travel experts has calculated ... Read More

14 Islands Of The Bahamas are ready to welcome visitors with open arms

editor editor- September 9, 2019 23:15

The Islands Of The Bahamas is an archipelago with more than 700 islands and thousands of cays spread out over 100,000 square miles of ocean, starting just 50 miles south ... Read More

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 15:47

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since opening in 2016, the four-star hotel located just north of ... Read More

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 19:55

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has announced the appointment of Kara Franker as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications, effective immediately. Ms. Franker will lead ... Read More

Four Seasons expands in Bay Area with second hotel in San Francisco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 18:30

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, has been selected by an affiliate of Westbrook Partners, a privately-owned, fully integrated real estate investment management company, to ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 15:28

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, on daily services to Rome, with a ... Read More

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 00:03

In spring 2020, the first 25hours Hotel Company hotel outside of Europe will open its doors. Chantel Moore is now responsible for the 25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai. Born ... Read More

Les Escapades Seychelles 2019, another Successful Edition for the Destination

editor editor- June 13, 2019 21:38

Held from June 4, 2019 to June 6, 2019, the 16th Edition of the annual Roadshow - Escapades Seychelles received a notable success in the hexagon, as the beauties of ... Read More

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

editor editor- June 13, 2019 21:25

On May 27, 2019, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) set off for its annual Seychelles Dedicated Roadshow in Central and Eastern Europe. The event lasted for 4 days during which ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:47

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United Kingdom. The brand was acquired by US-based Starwood Hotels & ... Read More

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:22

Oregon is welcoming the first GrandStay Hotel opened in that picturesque state.  GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels, announced the expansion of its brand to Oregon earlier as well. Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:28

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee Sustainable programming with the launch of a new interactive digital ... Read More

Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 18:47

Vida Emirates Hills is an upscale lifestyle hotel  in the heart of the tranquil Emirates Hills neighbourhood has resented by Emaar Hospitality Group. The hotel is set in walking distance ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:40

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel company with 24 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced that effective June 10, 2019, the company is providing sales, marketing and revenue optimization ... Read More

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:35

Benchmark has named Priya Chandnani vice president, revenue management. Greg Champion, president and COO, made the announcement. “It is with extreme pleasure that I welcome Priya to our company,” said ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:14

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the tourism sector that are taking their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ... Read More