Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator with over 3,600 hotels and close to 170,000 employees worldwide, today announces that its corporate foundation has been transformed into an endowment fund called Solidarity Accor.
Loyalty management company Aimia has just acquired a 25% stake in Spanish loyalty coalition Travel Club. The six million members of Travel Club now integrate with the international membership base eg. the UK’s Nectar, Nectar Italia, and Aeroplan etc.
The European Hotel Design Awards 2014 is now open for entries. Internationally acclaimed as the leading pan-European competition to focus on excellence in hotel architecture and design, the Awards are organised by Sleeper magazine and attract the hospitality industry’s brightest stars competing in a variety of categories.
To remain at the forefront of the industry, TUI Travel is creating one ‘virtual’ airline from its five Tour Operator airlines. The Aviation function for the Mainstream Sector will provide a platform for further growth of the Group’s Tour Operators, increase the profitability of its airlines and contribute to the Group’s delivery of a seamless integrated customer experience. Essentially, the Group’s airlines will act as one, with the new leadership structure in place from 1 June 2014.
Feel spring in green Slovenia! Not far from Ljubljana, Volčji Potok Arboretum will host an exhibition of over two million tulips between 26 April and 4 May.
Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, and the European Travel Commission (ETC) signed today a strategic partnership to promote Europe as a tourism destination.
Magnuson Hotels, the world’s largest independent hotel group, announced today a year-over-year (2013/2012) brand growth of 25% for its three non-franchise hotel brands.
Last year, in June, HKHotels set out to rebrand Library Hotel Collection, a brand re-positioning move in anticipation of two new properties that will open in the next three years. The boutique hotel group has also aligned its corporate identity to reflect the change, including logo, and web identity.
30 October 2013, Czech Republic – Inspiration, Education and Networking – under this motto today in Prague starts the 2nd Edition of the most important East European event in the hospitality industry: Hospitality E-Commerce & Revenue Management Conference, organized by Dotcomhotel.eu. Aimed at independent hotel owners, the dotcomhotel Hospitality E-Commerce & Revenue Management Conference will […]
Now trade bookings made from any of Rail Europe’s ticket outlets across the continent will be go on as per usual, according to news from Travel Weekly. Existing customers will be informed of any changes forthcoming, and all current customers will be redirected to the newVoyages-sncf.eu site.
AMT Hotels Group (Acqua Marcia Turismo), the Italian hotels group that offers travelers a new style of welcome, hospitality and luxury in Sicily redesigned its corporate website. Visitors to the AMT hotel sites are now presented with a user friendly experience for surfing and booking on their websites, one which ideally proves the value of a refined direct booking path.
Leading B2B vacation rental platform IAVRA has just announced latest reported inquiries for the coming World Cup 2014 and seasonal rental trends. According to the company chalets and city apartments top the list for Brazil, while a surge in Christmas inquiries show prominence with IAVRA agents.