Fear of growing competition has made Croatia’s hotel market prime for big hotel management and development brands intent on expansion.
State of Hotel Tech: Shop Before Buying
The day may come when a hotel guest expects and gets a real Orwellian experience out of their stay. At least this is a dreamscape that could take place if unbridled tech geeks are put in charge.
Jin Jiang & Plateno Launch 100 Million Loyalty Platform
This month the world’s fifth biggest hotel group announced the world’s biggest loyalty group. The combining of Jin Jiang and Plateno Group integrating their member databases creates a loyalty program with 100 million plus members.
Plateno Group Premiers 7 Days Premium Hotel in Vienna in 2017
China’s biggest hotel player, Plateno Group has just announced its third 7 Days Premium Hotel in Austria. After having already launched budget hotels in Linz and Salzburg, the hotel group now ventures into the intermediate space with a 95 contemporary-chic rooms and 20 apartments enjoys a strategic location in the south of Vienna.
Chinese Hotel Giant Jin Jiang Acquires Sarovar Hotels & Resorts
Louvre Hotels Group, a wholly owned hospitality vertical of Jin Jiang International, and Sarovar Hotels & Resorts of India have made a joint announcement of a merger. No monetary details of the deals have been announced, but spokesmen of both the companies announced Louvre Hotels will have a commanding majority stake in Sarovar Hotels & Resorts.
AR Will Change the Hotel Experience Forever
For those who thought augmented and virtual reality technologies were just for gamers, news from Chinese search giant Baidu tells of the company building an AR lab to research and build experiences for the digital world. Across the spectrum of the mobile-digital realm, companies are in a frenzied uptake mode for developing and launching AR capability. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the travel, booking, and hospitality experience spaces.
The Power of Platinum Town: Plateno Collection 2017 Brands Well
Last week China’s biggest hotel brand offered up the Plateno Collection Show 2017 at Pazhou Poly World TradeCenter Exhibition Hall in Guangzhou, China. Held in between December 9th and 12th, the unique hotel brand fashion show pushed the envelope where industry perception of what a hotel should be.
Day Three in Athens: Greek Hotel Convergence
Day two of the Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo in Athens marked our third day in the Greek capital.
Plateno Collection to Showcase Future Hotel Experience
Plateno Group, the Chinese hotel entity sporting 20 brands, has just announced it will once again host the hospitality industry’s newest fashion show, Plateno Collection 2017. Running from December 9th through the 11th in Guangzhou China, the event is the second iteration of a “one of” concept envisioned by the group’s founder and CEO, Alex Zheng
Digi.travel Cyprus Kicks Off in Nicosia
Today the Digi.travel Cyprus Conference & Expo kicks off from the Filoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia. Organized for the first time, in co-operation with the Association of Cyprus Travel Agents, this session puts technology providers alongside travel and hospitality professionals for networking, business intelligence, and problem-solving. Argophilia Travel News reports from Cyprus.
China Hotel Giant Plateno Group Launches PAI in Europe
China’s Plateno Group, the brand that just united with Jin Jiang International to create one of the top 5 biggest hotel companies, launches PAI Hotels in Europe today. Set to premier on the European market, the PAI endeavor affords independents and chains striking benefits.
Benvenuto a Mestre: Plateno Group Plans 7 Days Premium Hotel in Venice
Mestre, one of the preferred starting points for visitors to Venice, was chosen by Plateno Group as the address of their first 7 Days Premium hotel in Italy.
Balancing In Between a Rigid and Adaptive Hotel Business Model
The advent of new technologies has brought about a great deal of change for hospitality businesses. The trend has opened up amazing possibilities, while at the same time causing great apprehension.
Searching for Hospitality’s “Holy Grail” – Sustainability
We hear so much about how tourism, hospitality, and especially hotels will ride the wave of Big Data into a revenue sunset. But underneath the hyperbole, there is a certain reality, the realization that sustainable businesses simply must emerge. It is also true that companies that provide the most stunning technological advancements in this field, cannot thrive unless their clients do.
7 Days Booster Launches Quietly, Big Players Watch from Wings
Yesterday at ITB Berlin, the Executive Director of Plateno Group, Eric Wu (at left) announced the launch of 7 Days Booster, a hotel platform that combines online distribution, marketing education, property upgrades and a direct connect to more than 80 million Chinese loyalty travelers. Billed as an agnostic solution for any hotel or group of hotels, […]