Tag: Hyatt

Top hotel CEOs meet with President Trump on urgent assistance to keep hotels from shuttering

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020 21:07

Leading hotel CEOs met today with the White House to discuss urgent economic recovery solutions needed to protect millions of U.S. hotel employees and 33,000 small businesses as travel grinds ... Read More

Why Andaz is the best luxury hotel bargain in the world?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2019 00:43

The Andaz Abu Dhabi is the best secret and best hotel bargain in the world - at least at certain times of the year. As a member of the Hyatt ... Read More

Benchmark names new Director of Sales & Marketing, Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 18:32

Benchmark has named Donna Esparza director of sales & marketing for Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Lake Arrowhead, California. Geoff Young, Benchmark’s ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:31

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making major contributions to the American economy and to its political, ... Read More

India Convention Promotion Bureau: Mapping sustainable MICE future

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 7, 2019 00:14

The India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB), a body sponsored by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, headed by Mr. Suman Billa, Joint Secretary for the Ministry of Tourism, announced its Flagship ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:40

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. The nominees are part of the industry-leading Virtuoso Hotels & ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico

editor editor- June 4, 2019 01:37

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, and is delighted to announce seven new hospitality projects that ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 21:43

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording anyone hears today when calling the Maui Visitors Burea. The ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:51

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached an agreement with Keck Seng and Hilton—the owner and operator ... Read More

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:18

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the charitable giving arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today announced that it is awarding $1.3 million in scholarships ... Read More

TEF hosts Culinary Ambassador Training Session for local Taste of the Caribbean competitors

editor editor- May 13, 2019 21:45

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett (seen left in the main photo), greets sibling chefs Suzanne and Michelle Rousseau (right) ahead of the ‘Let’s Talk Food’ Culinary Ambassador Training ... Read More

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 23:55

MGM Hotels and Resorts are setting trends for Las Vegas biggest industry: The travel, tourism, and the gambling industry. When a trendsetter like MGM become rogue, it can affect every ... Read More

Jaipur hotel scene: Vibrant, alive and growing

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 2, 2019 02:35

There is much optimism in the hospitality industry in Jaipur, which has become known as the “Pink City.” It is a key component of the popular golden triangle, with Agra ... Read More

India students graduate in hotel management and catering technology

editor editor- May 1, 2019 01:09

At the Auditorium of Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology in India, the students of batch 2015-19 were honored for their academic achievements. The event commenced with ... Read More

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:20

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. By the end of 2019, the ... Read More

eTN Hero: Cordelia Igel, team leader at Vox Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Hotel Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 05:04

Many of us traveling around the globe on business have travel stories to tell. I spend more than 100 fully-paid nights every year in Hyatt Hotels around the world. Doing ... Read More

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:25

UK’s 2018 Hotels Market Report shows that the UK regional capitals are performing strongly with overall room nights booked growing by 8% across the top 250 UK cities. London continues ... Read More

Benchmark names Angel Quiles Director of Facilities, The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:31

Benchmark hospitality company has named Angel Quiles, CEOE, director of facilities for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is located in Monticello, New York, ... Read More

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:16

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives from both hotel owning groups and management companies and a ... Read More

St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:01

A signature activity in US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US Roadshow 2019 from Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29. ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Cologne says no to President Obama after WTTC Summit Seville

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 08:09

U.S. President Barak Obama is on a tourism trip. Today he is expected to be the star participant at the World Travel and Tourism Council Annual Summit 2019 in Seville, ... Read More

Death for gay guests at Beverly Hills Hotel or Hotel Bel‑Air? Dorchester Collection issues a statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 00:34

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air are part of the Dorchester Collection group and upscale 5-star accommodation in Beverly Hills 2 miles from West Hollywood, known to be the Gayest ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019 21:23

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior designers, retailers and wholesalers, students and journalists, artists and gallery ... Read More

Singapore Grand Hyatt Hotel ablaze: 500 evacuated

editor editor- March 28, 2019 03:07

A fire broke out at the luxury Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Singapore today forcing the evacuation of around 500 hotel guests. In TV footage, thick black smoke could be ... Read More

Hyatt expanding to include Thompson Hotels, Joie de Vivre, Alila and Destination Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 20:04

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts is on an expansion spree. Booking Thompson Hotels will be getting guests credit on the World of Hyatt reward account soon. Thompson Hotels is the first of ... Read More

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

editor editor- March 27, 2019 01:02

Guests dining at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa’s signature Eat Well menu, as well as its array of local and international cuisine, are in for a healthier, heightened culinary ... Read More

ILTM Latin America 2019: Record number of agents from new destinations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 16:47

ILTM Latin America 2019, regional event for the luxury travel industry, will welcome this year more of the most productive agents from Brazil and Latin America than even before, including ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:45

On Wednesday, March 13, members of the Brand USA board of directors convened for a quarterly meeting in Washington, DC where they welcomed newly appointed and reappointed members and approved ... Read More

KASA Hotel Collection names new Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 19:07

KASA Hotel Collection announces the appointment of Pablo Gonzalez as Chief Marketing Officer of KASA Hotel Collection in Mexico. KASA Hotel Collection currently operates one hotel located in Aldea Zama, ... Read More

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 19:29

With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, nation’s ambitious growth plans still call for boosting visitor numbers to this exotic, exciting and welcoming destination ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 22:10

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabriel Castrillon as general manager. A seasoned veteran of the Hyatt family, Castrillon brings more than ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 22:09

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding now a stake of 3.56%. TUI Group is headquartered in ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister to deliver keynote address at Hyatt Hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 23:05

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett will deliver the keynote address at the Hyatt Hotels’ Eminence Staff Awards, which is taking place under the theme ‘Innovate, Integrate, Motivate.’ Throughout 2018, ... Read More

3 distinctive hotel openings highlight growth of Olympia Companies

editor editor- February 15, 2019 00:27

The Olympia Companies has just come off a year of remarkable growth and development with the completion of three extraordinary new hotels: SOPHY Hyde Park in Chicago, IL; The Glen ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019 23:52

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank high on the loyalty scale? "Trust has become the connective tissue ... Read More