For some hoteliers loyalty programs have been a secondary consideration in the trend toward mobile tech, but in reality, the game is the same as always. The loyalty program is in a metamorphosis.
December is here and Christmas is around the corner. Some of you may already have booked rooms for the winter holidays, some are still looking for the right one. Last week you discovered with Argophilia two of the most spacious hotels in Europe.
Accommodations when travelling, whether for business or pleasure, can often a big headache. From the room that is smaller than what we expected (after extensively reading about it on the Internet), to the restaurant that thinks a vegetarian menu is a novelty, being disappointed just seems to be part of travel. What if you could avoid some of these “misunderstandings” though?
Condé Nast Traveller Luxury Travel Fair – the world’s first luxury travel-trade event organized by Condé Nast, chose the Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) as Official Partner.
Georgetown, the capital of the Island and state of Penang (west coast of peninsular Malaysia), listed by UNESCO in 2008 as a World Heritage Site, together with Melaka, adds as of today a new jewel to its crown: the Armenian Street Heritage Hotel.
Expected to open in late 2014, the 75-suite Residence Inn Sarajevo will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by SEIC Hospitality and managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts.
Marking their 40th year in business, Coast Hotels has launched a re-branding campaign entitled “Coast Hotels Paints the Town Purple.” The international hotel chain offers accommodations ranging from classic bygone era stays to cutting edge 21st Century business digs. Not only has the hotel brand renovated their brand, but their hotels and their website as well.
In hospitality news from leading luxury player Orient-Express Hotels, a new associate hotels programme by them promises independently owned and managed hotels new momentum.
Just out, the Distribution Channel Analysis study via the American Hotel Lodging Association (AH&LA) and STR, has been released. The detailed study, supposedly aimed at helping “all” hoteliers better understand hotel room distribution, discusses distribution channel mix, among other salient hotel profitability instances. But, is the study really meant for all hoteliers, or just the fat cats?
Best Western International has just been named a 2010 web performance Silver Award winner by Compuware Corporation. Compuware’s Best of the Web Awards revealed Best Western and several other leading companies as leading edge Internet players.