Tune Hotels, one of the world’s fastest growing hospitality concerns, opens their latest hotel in Manila. Just in time for the FAME festival of business events, Hotel Ermita is a valuable alternative for visitors.
One of Kerala’s most interesting and unique hotels, the Saj Earth Resort in Cochin, has added their inventory of rooms to Global Hotel Exchange. The hotel offers a one-of-a-kind waterborne nature experience, along with convenience for business travelers. The choice of GHX as a distribution channel makes sense, especially for worldwide hotels without the marketing reach of some others.
Surfing the web is a pass time for some, a job for others, but a necessity for finding anything good on the web. No matter what service one signs up for, which social network they cotton to, without Googling for some excellence or even relevance, a lot is missed. Argo Travel News tries to bring some surfing gems to you periodically. So here are some luxury sites you may not have skimmed across yet.
One of the world’s exclusive eco-friendly hotels, the Gstaad Palace, has elected to use Global Hotel Exchange, a revolutionary new online booking platform that makes an ideal bed-fellow for one of Switzerland’s most inventive and luxurious places to stay. As this fabulous Swiss resort proclaims in their video at post’s end, “Gstaad Palace is far more than just a hotel.” Where forward thinking joins old world tradition, excellence resides.
Reading the Google News ticker this morning we ran into some extraordinary images via hotel pages on G +, so we thought we would share. For the travel enthusiast, there is perhaps no imagery more effective than the views of and from a hotel. For the hotelier, imagery is certainly the Holy Grail of media. Let’s look at some extraordinary examples from random hotels.
Magnuson Hotels has announced yet another complete rebranding of the Magnuson Hotel – Port Allen in Louisiana. The world’s largest independent hotel group, Magnuson hopes to improve the regional and national positioning of this 48 room accommodation on the outskirts of Baton Rouge.
Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism ramps up their outreach to the UK and the world. Announced at WTM 2011 London, just how far has Bulgaria’s tourism move come?
Everyone associated with Travelport has to have breathed a sigh of relief on the news that Travelport Holdings successfully revamped their debt, extending their PIK until December of 2016. Unanimous support from their lenders now ensures the travel giants ongoing operations.
Google’s head of Local, Maps and Location Services, Marissa Mayer, just announced the acquisition of Zagat, publisher of worldwide restaurant guides, on the Google blog. Zagat is the entity that produces some of the world’s best printable restaurant guides, and accordingly, the platform will now help refine Google tools like Maps, Places, and Hotspot too, Google’s growing recommendation engine.
TripAdvisor, the leading online travel reviews site in the world, is now under investigation by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over concerns reviews from travelers may be illegitimate. A formal investigation has reportedly been launched on the heels of complaints TripAdvisor’s reviews problems have reached monumental levels.
With the Summer travel season underway full tilt, major airlines engage customers via social media channels. Planning a trip or vacation has never been easier, or more socially connected than this year. ExactTarget helps put companies and customers in the digital conversation – better communication, means better customer retention, according to anyone’s news.