Hospitality analytics leader SnapShot rolls out a Crunchbase-like Hotel Technology Index, a comprehensive database featuring hotel software and technology providers crucial for hospitality professionals.
China’s Plateno Group, the brand that just united with Jin Jiang International to create one of the top 5 biggest hotel companies, launches PAI Hotels in Europe today. Set to premier on the European market, the PAI endeavor affords independents and chains striking benefits.
Mestre, one of the preferred starting points for visitors to Venice, was chosen by Plateno Group as the address of their first 7 Days Premium hotel in Italy.
Guests may save 40% of the standard rate per night if they book until July 24th, 2016, for a traveling period beginning with July 24, and ending August 31, 2016.
The hotel landscape in Portugal is unique among European markets for several reasons. The best way to describe the landscape there is “feast and famine”, as some hotel businesses are flourishing, while others are bankrupt. A May 19th event, the Cascais Tourism Forum, held for the first time this year, focuses on the developmental challenges for hotels wanting to survive in this dynamic environment.
Thinault Viort (at left) has been named the very first Chief Disruption and Growth Officer of AccorHotels. The move is reportedly to keep pace with a fast-moving consumer market. In one of the most interestingly worded press releases ever, a European mega hotel company touts an exec intent on shaking things up? According to the news […]
Come 2017, deep pocket visitors to Bucharest will be able to enjoy the perks of Hilton if they choose to book Hilton Garden Inn as their home-away-from-home. This is what Hilton Worldwide promises to grace Bucharest’s Old Town early next year. The new property will feature no less than 201 contemporary appointed rooms, complemented by […]
The organizers of the Russian Hospitality Awards and the organizers of the 11th Annual Conference on investments in hotel businesses of Russia and the CIS (RHIC) have jointly awarded Teimuraz Yu Chichiashvili, President of PATERO Development, the first ever “Man of the Year” award for leadership.
Mriya Resort & SPA, in Russian Crimea, has just won the “Best Stand” award at the 23rd Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT). The resort, one of 1,800 participating companies, was joined by tour operator, BSI Group, and the UAE’s Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as winners.
The Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg has been honored as the “Best MICE Hotel” in the Russian Federation at the annual Russian Hospitality Awards 2015, held on February 18, 2016 at the Lotte Hotel Moscow.
News earlier this month that Marriott International plans to open five Moxy Hotels in key European cities reveals a powerful positive movement for certain European destinations. The new hotels, slated for Munich, Eschborn and Berlin in Germany; and Oslo, Norway; and Aberdeen, U.K. point to markets set to grow.
Big Data is catching on in the hospitality industry but it’s not just the biggest hotels that are leading the revolution. Smaller, boutique hotels are rapidly becoming data-driven too, using analytics to track and meet the demands of chosen demographic.