With the addition of fourteen new Ramada hotels to Wyndham Hotel Group’s European portfolio, the chain started in Chicago back in the 1950s takes on Europe.
For some hoteliers loyalty programs have been a secondary consideration in the trend toward mobile tech, but in reality, the game is the same as always. The loyalty program is in a metamorphosis.
The 2017 HOSCARS are out featuring the world’s largest hotel booking service’s picks. Hostelworld pays homage to the top hostels in the world each year. HOSCARS celebrates and brings together the reviews of one million travelers over the last year.
This month the world’s fifth biggest hotel group announced the world’s biggest loyalty group. The combining of Jin Jiang and Plateno Group integrating their member databases creates a loyalty program with 100 million plus members.
Emirates Airlines has announced the launch of daily service starting March 12 from Dubai to Newark Liberty International Airport, via Athens. starting on 12 March 2017.
The 2017 Spring Travel Writing Contest is the first-ever contest of its kind organized by Argophilia Travel News. Its purpose is to encourage creativity and discovery and to promote this part of the world to broad audiences, beyond consumers of travel news.
“Where are we going to?” I asked my brother this morning, as he was driving in an unknown direction with a cheeky grin on his face. When no reply seemed imminent I asked; “Are you going to tell me?” Finally his response was; “To wash off our sins in the Volga”.
Worldhotels has just announced having expanded is global portfolio of hotels with the addition of six properties across three continents. The new hotels join Worldhotels other stays in providing authentic guest experiences for both leisure and business travelers.
China’s biggest hotel player, Plateno Group has just announced its third 7 Days Premium Hotel in Austria. After having already launched budget hotels in Linz and Salzburg, the hotel group now ventures into the intermediate space with a 95 contemporary-chic rooms and 20 apartments enjoys a strategic location in the south of Vienna.
Louvre Hotels Group, a wholly owned hospitality vertical of Jin Jiang International, and Sarovar Hotels & Resorts of India have made a joint announcement of a merger. No monetary details of the deals have been announced, but spokesmen of both the companies announced Louvre Hotels will have a commanding majority stake in Sarovar Hotels & Resorts.
The small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has been named USA TODAY’s #1 Best Boutique Cruise Line” on top of being named to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Gold List for 5th Year Running.
Last week Finnair became the 200th airline to deploy Travelport’s rich content and branding merchandising solution. As part of a full content deal in between the airline and Travelport the travel tech firm will now connect 180 countries with real-time access to Finnair fares.