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.
According to data from Statista, UK hotel occupancy across 2,393 hotels, guesthouses and bed and breakfast properties show the industry as “flat” according to the surveys. Within the European market, only Eastern and Southern Europe show significant growth for revenue.
A new budget brand has arrived the European hotel scene. 7 Days Premium Linz-Ansfelden is the initial offering of a chain focused on young, technology savvy travelers.
When Russia’s influence on the Ukraine government of Viktor Yanukovych got challenged by a kind of rampaging western hegemony, all Europe should have studied more closely these relationships. Now, over a year in, the 2015 summer tourist season will probably be a disaster. Regardless of who we lay the blame on for the current west-east detente disaster, […]
Announcing the first luxury all-inclusive hotel coming to Paphos in 2015, Kanika Hotels & Resorts will present Olympic Lagoon Resort as a fix for well fixed vacationers.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has announced the signing of InterContinental® Lisbon and Crowne Plaza® Porto. Both hotels will be run from agreements between Hotelgal SA, a subsidiary of Global Hotels & Resorts, and IHG. InterContinental Lisbon is to open in a few weeks, while Park Atlantic Hotel Porto is to become Crown Plaza Porto later this Autumn.
Hotel Indigo, an InterContinental Hotels Group brand, is set to open a Paris contingent. Scheduled to debut at the last of September, Hotel Indigo Paris will debut in the city’s entertainment quarter.
German budget hotel group Motel One has just released its 2014 half year performance results. The hotel group, which has grown to offer more than 50 hotels in 4 countries, also reached €114 million euro in sales versus €95 million in the previous year.
The group also reported on four new hotels and occupancy rates in excess of 72% across their prope
Leading US hotel management company, Interstate Hotels & Resorts has just announced having opened or signed eight new hotels in the European and CIS markets. The properties, spread across the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Belarus and Kazakhstan, are all under top international franchise brands.
The hospitality arm of Far East Orchard Limited, Far East Hospitality has announced having acquired 50% interests in a portfolio of property companies that own 4 Europe hotels.
In news from one of Greece’s most popular luxury beach resorts, Domes of Elounda has unveiled 20 newly constructed luxury villas and more.
Czech hospitality group CPI Hotels continues their growth by expanded further into the European market yesterday. The group’s acquisition of luxury hotel group Mamaison Hotels and Residences is a significant move. Mamaison, which has hotels in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and Russia, is one of the most popular hotel brands in several major cities.
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.
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