Here is the latest date on how Airbnb stacks up against key hotel competition from an article posted on trends.edison.tech.
Cvent has names Hilton Prague the top hotel for meetings and events in Europe for the second consecutive year.
Findings suggest that incoming tourist expenditure in Russia may double to US$15.3bn by 2016 if vital infrastructure changes are implemented.
A big part of our job as a travel news source is visiting and evaluating all the tourism & hospitality stuff there is out there on the web. For you readers, as travel enthusiasts or genuine globetrotters, the evaluation process is really the same. In effect, we just “short cut” or enhance the process for you. With this in mind, Argo Travel presents the best digital expriences in travel. This weeks showcased site is the Global Hotel Alliance portal.
Accor Hotels, the largest hotel player in Europe, has announced guarded optimism for business going forward into 2012. According to their assessment, demand for rooms in Europe looks stable, while concerns over debt burdened South Europe put a damper on expectations.
In travel technology news from yesterday Tnooz carried the announcement that six of the world’s largest hotel proprietors had launched a booking commune Roomkey. Choice Hotels International, Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels, InterContinental Hotels, Marriott International and Wyndham Hotel Group set sail on a joint venture which is piloted by Pegasus founder John Davis. Argophilia Travel News decided to take the new flagship for a ride.
In news from Research and Markets, the Croatia Tourism Report for quarter one 2012 is out. According to the leading research firm, Croatia’s recovering tourism market is still on the mend since beginning to climb out of a disasterous 2008 – 2009.
As puzzling as it may sound, Hilton’s MICE are good for business. This is a new meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) campaign launched by Hilton Worldwide today in Southeast Asia, aimed at the corporate meetings, events and incentives markets. The campaign, titled suggestively SEA MICE & A MILLION rewards planners by offering a package […]
From June 25 to July 4, 2011 in Athens, 7,000 of the world’s greatest Special Olympics athletes from nearly 180 nations will compete in 22 Olympic-type sports.
Hilton Worldwide continues to grow its presence in Eastern Europe, with development resources dedicated to countries in the region including Romania, Hungary, Turkey, Russia and Slovakia.
Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s ten distinct hotel brands, announced its latest global promotion, More Nights, More Points – from January 3 through March 31, 2011.