Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos – with locations from Bali andSan Diego to Singapore and Macau – celebrated the highly anticipated Grand Opening of its first European property, Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, in Spain on June 13, 2014. Hard Rock inaugurated the contemporary property with an unrivaled celebration featuring the brand’s signature Guitar Smash and performance by three-time Grammy award winner, Nile Rodgers, and Chic.
The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), the world’s leading general use car rental company, has recently expanded its exclusive Dream Collection in Europe with new stunning models such as the Mercedes C 63 AMG Coupe in Italy and the UK and the stylish Maserati GranTurismo in France. Other newly added high end vehicles include the powerful Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed in the Netherlands and the modern BMW 6 Series Convertible in Spain.
In the survey “Mit gutem Gewissen” by Focus and Focus Money, Condor is awareded as sustainable airline. In the survey, a representative panel of consumers rated a total of 17 airlines according to their economic, ecological and social responsibility. Condor received the gold seal.
For May 2014, airberlin ferried a total of 2,971,840 passengers to destinations worldwide. The increase, of +0.5 percent over the same period of 2013, represented equaled a high capacity utilization rate of 79.5 percent. Seat miles/kilometers increased, as did other comparative figures.
To celebrate the relaunch of its official site, redesigned as a network to build solid relationships between hotels, journalists and bloggers, Snap Traveller released an authoritative report on influence marketing and its role in the hospitality industry.
The World Legacy Awards Call for Entries was announced yesterday. In a collaboration in between National Geographic and ITB Berlin, the awards will will showcase the leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations.
Ariane Gorin will assume responsibility for the Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Gorin will begin her duties immediately, according to today’s press.
Proof that Mamaison Hotels & Residences commit to customer service and quality; all the properties in the group have a reason to celebrate with their guests this year
Coming to Milan May 27th, the MICE & More networking event will be held at the Milan Marriott Hotel. More than 200 companies and 50 exhibitors are expected to attend a symposium of event managers, travel execs, marketing and communications types from some of Italy’s leading industry businesses.
The use of tablets and smartphones has quadrupled on Swisscom managed hotel networks within a year.
Coming to Dublin, Ireland, PhoCusWright Europe delivers travel’s most innovative thinkers and leaders for a connect conference and workshops May 19 – 21, 2014. Keynote presentations, debates, innovations and new ideas from some of the industry’s best and brightest are on tap.
Coming up this week the To The Table EMEA 2014 B2B forum food and beverage event takes place at the Ritz-Carlton in Berlin. Starting on the 15th and ending 18 May, this exclusive gathering of decision makers in the industry is one of the year’s key events.