• The Notary Hotel, A New Autograph Collection Property Opens In Philadelphia 18 Jul 2019 19:48 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the former Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown underwent a rebranding and renovation in excess of $20 million to create The Notary Hotel. Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: BHR) yesterday …
  • Grand Hotel Quellenhof Reopens 18 Jul 2019 19:07 After undergoing a multi-million dollar, five-month, extensive renovation, the Grand Dame re-opens in time for the celebration of Grand Resort Bad Ragaz's 150th anniversary Grand Hotel Quellenhof Reopens After five months of construction and an …
  • HVS Report - Hotel Franchising in Europe 2019 - By Stephen Collins and Sophie Perret 18 Jul 2019 17:59 An update from our 2014 report, this report aims to assist owners in increasing their understanding and awareness of the franchise business model and current market trends. The fees outlined in this article apply solely to hotels operating in Europe. …
  • The Best Luxury Hotels in Lisbon 18 Jul 2019 17:44 by Mary Lussiana, The Telegraph, July 16, 2019 High end in all senses, these luxurious hotels, whether from the rooftop running track of the Ritz Four Seasons or the Skybar of the Tivoli Avenida Liberdade give you a bird’s eye view of the capital. Dine at …
  • One on One: What's Next for Wyndham's Growth in Europe 18 Jul 2019 17:44 Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is having a growth spurt. Already the world's largest hotel franchising company with more than 9,200 hotels across 80 countries, encompassing 812,000 hotel rooms across all price and service points, the company has a …
  • Why Blackstone's sale of dual Orlando luxury hotels — JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton — was a big deal 18 Jul 2019 17:34
  • Omni Hotels & Resorts Named As Flag For New Hotel At Viking Lakes 18 Jul 2019 13:31 EAGAN, MN–Omni Hotels & Resorts announced today its newest hotel with Omni Viking Lakes Hotel, a four-star, full-service hotel located in the Viking Lakes development in Eagan, Minnesota. Omni joins MV Eagan Ventures; Ecolab; the Davis Family of …
  • Travel-bound generation 18 Jul 2019 11:58 Travelling and seeing the world is the most important investment for the ages 16-24 Generation Z, according to research by Booking.com. The research was conducted online from May 1-16 among a sample size of 5,456 respondents ages 16-24 in 29 countries, …
  • Michelin star-winning chefs go to luxury hotels 18 Jul 2019 11:01 With 26 restaurants boasting highly coveted Michelin stars, Seoul’s fine dining scene is definitely on the rise. Streets in posh neighborhoods of Seoul are dotted with eateries serving cuisines from around the world. By comparison, the restaurant scene in …
  • Revealed: GCC summer travel trends 18 Jul 2019 09:52 A survey conducted by leading travel search site and app Skyscanner has revealed top trends for summer travel by GCC residents this year. The survey, which ran for a period of two months on the site’s homepage, questioned over 1,000 respondents on matters …
  • Sleeping in history: Egypt's vintage hotels 18 Jul 2019 09:51 Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) — Egypt has been attracting tourists for …
  • Trump Criticized For Tweet Hailing Pakistan's '10-Year' Search For Alleged Mastermind Of Mumbai Attack 18 Jul 2019 08:58 U.S. President Donald Trump has faced criticism for saying Pakistan's arrest of the alleged mastermind of the 2008 attacks in Mumbai had come after a 10-year search, as the suspected militant had been living freely. Pakistani authorities said on July …
  • Archirodon wins Red Sea Development Company work 18 Jul 2019 08:51 The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind one of the world’s most ambitious tourism development initiatives, has awarded a contract to Archirodon, a global leader in marine infrastructure projects, to provide enabling marine …
  • Damac chief's investment firm said to agree deal for Roberto Cavalli 18 Jul 2019 07:03 Vision Investment Company, the investment company of Damac Properties chairman Hussein Sajwani, has signed a binding agreement to acquire Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli, according to media reports. According to a report in WWD, anonymous sources …
  • Luxury hotels and fine dining put on Welcome to Yorkshire expenses 18 Jul 2019 07:01 Stays at luxury hotels and meals at fine-dining restaurants were claimed on expenses by publicly-funded tourism agency Welcome to Yorkshire - with no evidence that such spending was justified, an inquiry has revealed. A report by accountancy firm BDO into …
  • How Accor is creating new possibilities to live, work and play 18 Jul 2019 05:21 The hotel group is set to launch a revitalised loyalty programme for its most loyal customers. The world is changing fast, which requires companies to constantly evolve and keep up with their customers’ changing needs. In this regard, the hospitality world …
  • GIC begins talks with GVK Power to buy its stake in Indian Hotels joint venture 18 Jul 2019 03:11 Mumbai: Government of Singapore Investment Corp (GIC) is in preliminary talks with GVK Power and Infrastructure to acquire its stake in Taj-GVK Hotels and Resorts as the sovereign investment vehicle of the South East Asian country looks to consolidate its …
  • New multimillion-pound hotels opens in Inverness 17 Jul 2019 21:29 Ness Walk owner Tony Story and Barclays relationship manager Gordon McKean at the new hotel.AN executive from Barclays Bank had a chance to see how Inverness’s new five-star hotel has put £4.5 million of funding from the high street lender to good use. …
  • Wynn Resorts Ltd Up 18.3% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (WYNN) 17 Jul 2019 21:24 Jul 17, 2019 (SmarTrend(R) Spotlight via COMTEX) -- SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for Wynn Resorts Ltd (NASDAQ:WYNN) on June 10th, 2019 at $115.63. In approximately 1 month, Wynn Resorts Ltd has returned 18.29% as of today's recent price of $136.78. …
  • Vermont inn number 5 expensive on luxury hotel list 17 Jul 2019 16:54 Vermont Business Magazine The most expensive hotel in the United States can be found in the western state of Montana, according to a new survey by Luxury-Hotels.com. Twin Farms in Barnard, Vermont, ranked fifth priciest in the nation and twice the cost of …
  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Debuts 37 Homes in the Heart of London’s Historic Mayfair Neighbourhood 17 Jul 2019 16:24 Finchatton in partnership with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts today unveil the first look at Twenty Grosvenor Square, A Four Seasons Residence, the very first standalone Private Residences from Four Seasons. Finchatton in partnership with Four Seasons …
  • Red Sea Development Company awards key construction contract 17 Jul 2019 15:35 The Red Sea Development Company has awarded a contract to Archirodon, a global leader in marine infrastructure projects, for the construction of key enabling works at the 28,000 square kilometre destination. The contract award, which followed a competitive …
  • Pakistan Arrests Alleged Mastermind Of Mumbai Attacks Ahead Of Trump Meeting 17 Jul 2019 15:34 Pakistani authorities say they have arrested the radical Islamist leader accused of masterminding the 2008 attacks in Mumbai that killed 166 people. Hafiz Saeed's arrest on July 17 came one day before Prime Minister Imran Khan was set to hold meetings …
  • This Day in History— July 17 17 Jul 2019 12:02 Today is the 198th day of 2019. There are 167 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT 2016: All 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were killed when the Boeing 777 was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine; both Ukraine' …
  • CENTARA GRAND HUA HIN LEADS THE CITYS WEDDING SCENE WITH BEST WEDDING HOTELS AWARD FROM SMART TRAVEL ASIA 17 Jul 2019 11:33 Bangkok--17 Jul--Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin The latest SmartTravelAsia's "Best In Travel" poll once again saw Hua Hin's iconic Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin taking one of the top prizes as "Best …
  • Today in history: July 17 17 Jul 2019 11:24 Today is Wednesday, July 17, the 198th day of 2019. There are 167 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800, a Europe-bound Boeing 747, exploded and crashed off Long Island, New York, shortly after departing …
  • Paramount Hotel Dubai announces executive board members 17 Jul 2019 08:40 Paramount Hotel Dubai, which is set to open in the last quarter of 2019, has announced the names of its new executive board members. Inspired by the Paramount Pictures vocabulary, the hotel staff will be called ‘Paramount Cast Members’, and the Executive …
  • Luxury accommodation subscription service launches for US$2,500 a month 17 Jul 2019 02:16 Inspirato is a subscription for high-end travel accommodations. — Picture courtesy of Inspirato via AFP DENVER, July 17 — Modelled after the all-you-can-fly pass, a hospitality company has created a luxury travel subscription service that provides access …
  • The Jersey Shore’s Newest Hotels, Spas 17 Jul 2019 01:51 Brand-new, high-end hotels are a rarity on the Jersey Shore, but this summer yields a bumper crop. Each of the three hotels that debuted in recent weeks—the Asbury Ocean Club Hotel in Asbury Park, the Wave Resort in Long Branch, and Hotel LBI in Ship …
  • Owner of Rand Tower converting it into boutique Marriott hotel 17 Jul 2019 01:38 The owner of Rand Tower, a historic Art Deco office building in downtown Minneapolis, is transforming it into a Tribute by Marriott hotel. Maven Real Estate Partners plans to spend more than $86 million to convert the building at 527 S. Marquette Av. from …
  • Luxury university halls offer students slides to get to lectures 16 Jul 2019 22:30 These are some of the most luxurious student halls in the UK (Picure: MyStudentHalls.com)Student accommodation is notorious for being, well, a bit gross. Many of us will remember walls slick with mould, pizza boxes piling up in the corner, and a mystery …
  • What's New in Hawaii: Upcoming Hotels and More 16 Jul 2019 21:25 New hotels are popping up in the Hawaiian Islands. This fall, travelers can stay either at new accommodations or revamped ones for leisure or business. ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI The nine-suite, nine-floor ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI is set to open in …
  • Del Webb plans 125-acre project at Lake Las Vegas 16 Jul 2019 20:49 The developer said Tuesday it expects to break ground in November on Del Webb at Lake Las Vegas. Del Webb, developer of the 55-and-over Sun City communities, has unveiled plans for its first project in the Las Vegas Valley in more than a decade. The …
  • BON Hotels Expands Its Footprint in the Kruger National Park 16 Jul 2019 18:44 Buckler's Africa Lodge is one of three properties in the Kruger National Park area to be managed by BON Hotels, and will be launching in September 2019. BON Hotels expands its footprint in the Kruger National Park Buckler's Africa Lodge is one of …
  • Meliá Hotels International Opens INNSiDE Calviá Beach Hotel 16 Jul 2019 16:20 INNSiDE Calviá Beach hotel, the new hotel from Meliá Hotels International in Magaluf, has announced its summer 2019 introduction. As one of the pioneering holiday destinations in Mallorca and the Mediterranean, Magaluf has become a center of innovation …
  • Prince Waikiki First Hotel in Hawaii to Stand Up to Protect Their Employees 16 Jul 2019 14:36 Award-winning resort selects React Mobile GPS-enabled panic button technology to keep staff safe, 24/7, anywhere on property or off The Prince Waikiki is the first hotel in Hawaii to invest in real-time protection for their staff, 24/7, anywhere on …
  • Hilton CEO: On Track To Open Most Luxury Hotels In Company History 16 Jul 2019 14:06 MCLEAN, VA——Hilton President and CEO Chris Nassetta today announced the company is on track to open more luxury properties in 2019 than in any previous year of its 100-year history, with seven hotels expected to open by year’s end – in addition to four …
  • Hotels near Yosemite that won’t blow your budget 16 Jul 2019 12:44 Cascading waterfalls. Towering granite walls. Majestic groves of giant redwoods. Yosemite National Park has it all. But if you plan to visit in the summer, you’ll find it also has sky-high hotel prices, many of which start at around $350 a night and zoom …
  • Berjaya Land shares flat despite Icelandair Hotels share acquisition 16 Jul 2019 10:46 KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Berjaya Land Bhd’s share price was flat this morning at 18 sen per share despite its plan to acquire a majority share in Icelandair Hotels ehf and related real estate. At 11.31am, there were 6.85 million shares traded. The company …
  • Montana home to the most expensive luxury hotel in the United States 16 Jul 2019 09:16 Hospitality 16 Jul 2019 09:35 174 According to the survey findings, The Ranch at Rock Creek, a 5-star ‘dude’ ranch situated just outside the town of Philipsburg, emerged as the priciest U.S. accommodation option. To stay in this property over the summer, …
  • Cruise through the tulips- Barge though Netherlands during its spectacular spring 16 Jul 2019 07:51 Barging through the Netherlands on Magnifique II with UTracks. Photo: Supplied TULIP MANIA UTracks bookings are now open for its popular 2020 springtime Tulip Tours by barge in the Netherlands. Guests can choose between three levels of barges, from …
  • INTOSOL completes first tranche payment for Oceans Wilderness hotel 16 Jul 2019 07:02 INTOSOL Holdings PLC (LON:INTO) has completed the first tranche payment of €367,348 for its flagship Oceans Wilderness boutique hotel in South Africa. The luxury travel firm originally agreed to buy the hotel, which is located in the picturesque Garden …
  • Westboro residents frustrated after 'out of control' party at luxury Airbnb 16 Jul 2019 06:23 Residents on a quiet street in Westboro woke Sunday morning to a large police presence outside an Airbnb. Ottawa Police had been called after a fight and recovered a large butcher knife. Now the community is pressing for answers on how the city is tackling …
  • Croatia Basketball’s Excellent Adventure in Las Vegas 16 Jul 2019 05:36 LAS VEGAS — When the Croatian national team arrived for the N.B.A.’s Las Vegas summer league this month, the players knew they would not dominate squads with big-name prospects. They were just hoping to avoid getting mopped off the court. “I was afraid we …
  • Anbang Bidding Proves Investors Still Want High-Profile Hotels and Big Portfolios 16 Jul 2019 04:22 The frenzied bidding for a portfolio of high-profile luxury hotel properties owned by Anbang Insurance Group shows just how eager investors still are to put their money into full-service, luxury hotels in the U.S.—and the bigger the deal, the better. “Real …
  • Accor Plans Two New Raffles in Bali and Singapore 15 Jul 2019 18:42 Since acquiring the legendary Raffles brand in 2016, Accor has announced plans to almost double the iconic collection, with recent openings including Raffles Maldives Meradhoo and Raffles Shenzhen, as well as upcoming projects including Raffles Udaipur and …
  • LXR Hotels & Resorts to Launch in the Americas with Zemi Beach House Hotel & Spa in Anguilla 15 Jul 2019 17:30 The 65-key, beachfront hotel is slated to become part of the LXR Hotels & Resorts brand in November 2019 following a two-month annual closure. Zemi Beach House Hotel & Spa LXR Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) luxury collection brand which …
  • Hilton Luxury Brands to Open Seven Hotels by End of 2019 15 Jul 2019 17:30 Hilton (NYSE: HLT) President and CEO Chris Nassetta today announced the company is on track to open more luxury properties in 2019 than in any previous year of its 100-year history, with seven hotels expected to open by yearÂ’s end – in addition to four …
  • Crescent Hotels & Resorts adds Mayfair at Coconut Grove to Crescent’s Latitudes Collection 15 Jul 2019 16:22 The renowned Mayfair Hotel at Coconut Grove will join Crescent Hotels & Resorts “Latitudes” collection of lifestyle resorts. Crescent & Latitudes, based in Fairfax, Virginia is a nationally recognized operator of major hotels and resorts throughout …
  • Lennox Hotels Celebrates First U.S. Property 15 Jul 2019 14:15 MIAMI–-Lennox Hotels celebrated the grand opening of Lennox Hotel Miami Beach – the intimate, bold luxury boutique hotel in the heart of the area’s historic district, on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019, marking the hoteliers first entrance into the U.S. market. …
  • American billionaires’ ties to Moscow go back decades 15 Jul 2019 13:23 Sleazy American businessmen who make deals with corrupt Russians with shadowy connections to intelligence agents or powerful politicians did not spring up de novo in the twentieth-first century.  As far back as 1919, Armand Hammer, the future head of …
  • Monaco Is One of the Most Exciting Travel Destinations 15 Jul 2019 11:41 For years now, the French Riviera has been on the lists of the most romantic locations. One of the most exciting parts of the Cote d’Azur is Monte Carlo, which is also the most famous of the three municipalities in the Principality of Monaco. Even though …
  • Lennox Hotels celebrates first U.S. property Lennox Hotel Miami Beach 15 Jul 2019 07:04 Hotels Theodore Koumelis / 15 Jul 2019 07:50 236 Luxury, boutique hotel on Collins Ave. hosts all-out bash in partnership with Paraiso Miami Beach. Lennox Hotel Miami Beach opening, Lennox Hotel Miami Beach opening, MIAMI FL – Lennox Hotels celebrated …
  • MOROCCO’S BULLET TRAIN: One of Ramaphosa’s SONA dreams comes true — in Morocco 14 Jul 2019 22:52 Morocco’s bullet train, the Al-Boraq, covers the 186km between Tangier and Kenitra, just north of the capital Rabat at speeds of up to 320km/h. (Photo: Carien Du Plessis) Travelling on Africa’s first bullet train really feels as good as it should. As …
  • Large Chinese presence in Cambodian city clashes with local culture 14 Jul 2019 14:08 An ongoing massive influx of Chinese into Cambodia's coastal city of Sihanoukville is generating mixed reactions among local residents. The Chinese began flocking to Sihanoukville about three years ago and their population is now estimated at the same …
  • Huge Chinese influx divides Sihanoukville 13 Jul 2019 22:26 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia: An ongoing massive influx of Chinese into the coastal city of Sihanoukville is generating mixed reactions among local residents. The Chinese began flocking to Sihanoukville about three years ago and their population is now …
  • Hotel Majapahit, a history buff's delight 13 Jul 2019 19:52 The five-star hotel is set over two hectares and offers 143 rooms, including an 800-square-metre presidential suite, which goes for 30 million rupiah (about $3000) per night. Megawati Soekarnoputri, president from 2001 to 2004, is the only Indonesian …
  • How can our tourism industry flourish if you can't get here from there? 13 Jul 2019 14:57 Many years ago, I and my then business partner, the late Dave Roe, pitched an idea to some Newfoundland civil servants responsible for tourism. We proposed buying space in German magazines — the likes of Der Spiegel and Stern — with the intention of luring …
  • Sieren's China- Athens caught between Brussel... 13 Jul 2019 10:45 It was good news for China: The conservative New Democracy (ND) party won last week's parliamentary elections in Greece, and on Monday the 51-year-old business-friendly Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister. "Starting today, we begin …
  • Trump's Record Of Ethically Tainted Cabinet Departures Rises With Acosta's Exit 12 Jul 2019 23:30 President Donald Trump has lost more of his Cabinet secretaries to corruption and other ethics concerns in his first term than any other president in U.S. history. The departure of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta over the past sweetheart deal he gave pedophile …
  • 'Water train' sets off for Chennai in grip of month long drought 12 Jul 2019 21:01 The convoy carries 2.5 million liters of water on 50 tank wagons.  By 2021, the city will be completely drained.  The poor complain that they are "sacrificed" in favor of luxury hotels and entrepreneurs.    New Delhi (AsiaNews / Agencies) - …
  • Meet edie's Sustainability Leader 2019- Janice Lao, The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels 12 Jul 2019 17:53 With entries now open for edie'sSustainability Leaders Awards 2020, this new feature series will showcase the achievements of the 2019 winners and reveal their secrets to success. First up: Janice Lao, director or CR at The Hongkong & Shanghai …
  • Luxury Marriott Edition hotel coming north of the Gulch 12 Jul 2019 17:42 An architectural rendering of the 16-story Marriott Edition hotel planned for a vacant lot at 1100 Grundy (Photo: Flank architecture and real estate firm) Construction on a 16-story luxury Edition hotel with a downstairs food hall is underway directly …
  • Host Hotels: Fear Overdone For This Industry Stalwart 12 Jul 2019 15:01 Last year, REITs in the lodging/resorts subsector were one of the worst performers, significantly trailing the returns of both equity REITs as a whole and standout property types like residential, self-storage, and infrastructure. While there has been …
  • Luxury in the Wilderness 12 Jul 2019 14:09 Friday, July 12, 2019 13:47 By DIANA MWANGO Wild animals in Maasai Mara. PHOTO | COURTESY  It is a few minutes past midday and Fig’s daughter is napping on a tree. Her food — a half-eaten Thomson’s gazelle — is tucked up in tree branches. We park our tour …
  • Luxury Resort Market 2019: Global Key Players, Trends, Share, Industry Size, Segmentation, Opportunities, Forecast To 2025 12 Jul 2019 13:37 Jul 12, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- According to this study, over the next five years the Luxury Resort market will register a xx% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach US$ xx million by 2024, from US$ xx million in 2019. In …
  • Steigenberger to open new hotels in Taba, Luxor by year-end 12 Jul 2019 11:44 Deutsche Hospitality, represented in Egypt by the Steigenberger brand, is to open two new hotels; one in Taba in South Sinai and the other in Luxor, by the end of the year, according to Thomas Willms, CEO of Deutsche Hospitality. The planned Taba hotel to …
  • Wharf Hotels Appoints Balwin Yeung as Group Director Global Sales 11 Jul 2019 18:54 10 July 2019, Hong Kong --( ASIA TODAY )-- Wharf Hotels has appointed Balwin Yeung as Group Director Global Sales, strengthening its sales force with Balwin as a dynamic new addition to its expanding Sales and Marketing team. Leading the group's Global …
  • How Technology Can Help Retain Front Office Staff in Hotels 11 Jul 2019 17:27 With its global workforce said to touch 328 million by 2020, the hospitality industry is one of the largest employers in the world. In fact, the hospitality industry was the #1 employer in the United States, after government services (as of 2017). While …
  • Accor Announces Two New Raffles Hotels & Resorts In Asia 11 Jul 2019 16:51 Accor Announces Two New Raffles Hotels & Resorts In Asia Since acquiring the legendary Raffles brand in 2016, Accor has announced plans to almost double the iconic collection, with recent openings including Raffles Maldives Meradhoo and Raffles …
  • Shangri-La Group to add 5 more hotels in India by 2024 11 Jul 2019 12:04 New Delhi, Jul 11 () Hong Kong-based hospitality firm Shangri-La Group Thursday said it plans to add five more hotels across India by 2024 as part of its expansion plans in the country. The company currently has 102 hotels globally, with two properties in …
  • Where To Stay In Amsterdam- 8 Of The Best Hotels 11 Jul 2019 10:18 This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products and experiences we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, …
  • CORRECTING and REPLACING Flexjet Unveils Premium Lifestyle Experiences and Luxury Brand Benefits for Its Owners 10 Jul 2019 22:33 CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2019-- In paragraph six of the release dated June 26, 2019, the partner listing has been amended. The corrected release reads:  FLEXJET UNVEILS PREMIUM LIFESTYLE EXPERIENCES AND LUXURY BRAND BENEFITS FOR ITS OWNERS …
  • Curio Collection by Hilton Adds Five New Hotels in the Western United States 10 Jul 2019 17:03 Coming off the heels of its five-year milestone as a brand, Curio Collection by Hilton is expanding its presence in the western United States with the addition of five hotels in Washington, New Mexico, California and Utah. The Chrysalis Inn & Spa …
  • Exclusive Rates for Long-term Summer Stay at Jannah Hotels & Resorts 10 Jul 2019 13:30 With rising temperatures and an influx of traffic expected from across the region, Jannah Hotels & Resorts, the UAE’s leading luxury halal hotel brand, has announced exciting summer offers across its portfolio in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. “Strategic …
  • Guests at Chinese hotels can scan code on bed sheets to check when they were last WASHED 10 Jul 2019 13:19 Guests staying in hotels in central China will soon be able to check the hygiene of their bed sheets by scanning a code that reveals the date of their last wash.   A new laundry service catering to hotels in the city of Wuhan, Hubei province has been  …
  • Luxury hotel brand to open first site in Scotland 10 Jul 2019 10:21 RED Carnation is to open its first hotel in Scotland, at a revamped premises in Edinburgh city centre. The luxury hotel collection has announced plans to “respectfully renovate” 100 Princes Street, transforming it into a “highly exclusive retreat” in the …
  • Top 10: The Best Boutique Hotels in Wales 09 Jul 2019 18:06 by Telegraph Travel The Telegraph, July 3, 2019 Wales is home to a succession of charming boutique hotels in all sorts of forms, from Pembrokeshire hideaways set above the sea to rural pubs given a 21st-century injection of style. Among these Welsh …
  • SJ Developers, Mayfair Hotels tie up for residential-cum-resort project 09 Jul 2019 17:20 Bhubaneswar-based realty major SJ Developers and Housing Pvt Ltd is coming up with a residential-cum-resort project spread over 18.5 acres of land at Satasankha in Puri district. The project, estimated to cost Rs 115 crore, is likely to be completed by …
  • Cobblestone Hotels, LLC Celebrates Grand Opening Of Second Wyoming Location 09 Jul 2019 15:29 NEENAH, WI–Cobblestone Hotels celebrates the official grand opening for the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites of Torrington, WY. After a soft opening in early June followed by final preparations, the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites excitedly initiated the …
  • BLESS Collection Hotels Launches BLESS Hotel Ibiza 09 Jul 2019 13:27 BLESS Hotel Ibiza, the new hotel from Palladium Hotel Group’s BLESS Collection Hotels brand, is now open. The 152-room accommodation is located in Cala Nova. Amenities include a range of restaurants, vermouth bar, two infinity pools and a spa. Five …
  • Hotels on notice for disposable care items 09 Jul 2019 08:41 Eighty-one hotels, including five luxury hotels, have been issued rectification notices by the city’s culture and tourism authority since July 1 for providing guests with unrequested disposable items. The six items are toothbrushes, combs, bath scrub …
  • The best views in Britain? Edinburgh’s Royal club to become luxury destination 09 Jul 2019 06:39 It was once a prestigious Edinburgh private members’ club that will soon offer hotel guests one of the best views from anywhere in the UK. The Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) on Princes Street, which first opened at the prime site in 1930, is set to be …
  • HCW Announces the Development of Valerio at Ocotillo, a Luxury Housing Development in Chandler, AZ 09 Jul 2019 03:30 Missouri and Phoenix based HCW announces the development of Valerio at Ocotillo, a charming gated community located inside the Price Corridor within the beautiful Ocotillo District. This stunning lakeside development consists of 32 Santa Barbara-style …
  • Madrid's Most Romantic Hotels 08 Jul 2019 21:45 by Annie Bennett, The Telegraph, July 2, 2019 It's the little things you discover as you stroll through the different neighbourhoods of Madrid that will leave you smiling. It's full of romantic spots and is very much a feel-good city where you …
  • Royal Over-Seas League property on Princes Street to be taken over by luxury hotel group 08 Jul 2019 20:44 A new luxury hotel has announced that it will move into a prime location on Edinburgh’s Princes Street. A new luxury hotel has announced that it will move into a prime location on Edinburgh’s Princes Street. Red Carnation Hotel Collection will open their …
  • Delta Hotels by Marriott Ashland Opens in Kentucky 08 Jul 2019 16:23 The all-new Delta Hotels by Marriott Ashland Downtown (1441 Winchester Avenue) celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday, July 3rd in Ashland, Kentucky. The 10-story, 152-room hotel is owned by WB Hospitality and managed by LBA Hospitality. The all-new …
  • The Houghton Hotel is luxury at its finest 08 Jul 2019 12:54 Hotels in Johannesburg are often not geared toward travel and tourism – they serve as business hubs. It might sound a little soulless, as if these spaces lose the glamour of a hotel. The bellboys, the friendly smiles and the cucumber water in the lobby …
  • 10 Best Luxury Villas In Bali - Hong Kong Tatler 08 Jul 2019 12:29 Whether you're looking for an intimate getaway with the family or a luxurious space to enjoy and indulge with friends, you can never go wrong with a few nights in a villa in Bali. We round up 10 breathtakingly luxurious villas on the Island of the Gods …
  • Cape Kantary Hotels Appoint Simon Hoekstra as General Manager of Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket 08 Jul 2019 10:17 Bangkok--8 Jul--Cape & Kantary Hotels Poomiphat Navanukroh, Cape & Kantary Hotels Group Director, Travel Industry, has announced the appointment of Simon Hoekstra as General Manager of Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket. Cape Hotel Collection is proud to …
  • Butlers, cinemas and champagne: do care homes need such luxury? – Helen Martin 08 Jul 2019 06:39 IT was three years ago when my mum in her 90s died in a care home where she’d lived for seven years. The word “lived” is a bit dubious. Her first few years involved gradual deterioration before extreme dementia kicked in, and the last few years involved a …
  • Instagram 'influencers' celebrate the summer in luxury 08 Jul 2019 04:36 While we shiver through cold mornings punctuated constantly by rain, not everyone is feeling the winter blues. For the Rich Kids of Instagram July is for soaking up the sun on luxurious holidays across the globe and sharing their lavish lives on social …
  • Fond Doux Plantation & Resort ranked #26 for the Best Small Luxury Organic Spa Resort 06 Jul 2019 15:57  Share This On: (PRESS RELEASE) – Fond Doux Plantation & Resort announced that it has been ranked in the 2019 Top 100 Luxury Resort Worldwide at the 2019 Hotel of the Year Awards. The Hotel of the Year Awards recognize and rewards hotels, resorts, …
  • Luxury Blue Mountains hotel group clawing back wages from migrant workers 06 Jul 2019 15:32 The Sun-Herald investigation found the compulsory room and board charge is automatically deducted from staff wages and is $60 more than the workers would pay to rent an entire house in the same Katoomba/Blackheath area. The so-called interns are also …
  • Promise of training with luxury hotel group entraps visa workers 06 Jul 2019 15:32 Loading Employee pay slips, seen by The Sun-Herald, recorded the $960 fortnightly deduction until last year, but it does not appear on pay slips issued this year. Now, the only official record appears on employees' bank statements. Workers who ask to …
  • Topping off new luxury hotel 06 Jul 2019 13:57 By: Editorial Team Published July 6, 2019, in Headlines THE TOWN centre’s new luxury hotel is now almost 100 metres – 328 feet – off the ground “a significant milestone” in Woking’s £540m transformation recognised in a sky-high celebration last week. The …
  • British Travel Awards 2019 voting opens and you could win a luxury holiday 05 Jul 2019 23:33 It’s time for the nation’s holiday 'Oscars' again and you could win a fabulous prize just for taking part. The illustrious 2019 British Travel Awards are your chance to say who is the cream of the getaway business. These are the UK travel industry’ …
  • Hastings Hotels Group reports 39% fall in profits 05 Jul 2019 19:57 Profits have tumbled almost 40 per cent at Northern Ireland’s largest hotel group, which is co-owner of Dublin’s five-star Merrion Hotel. Accounts just filed by the Hastings Hotels Group show that profit fell 39 per cent to £3.19 million (€3.5 million) …
  • Half Moon selects Salamander Hotels & Resorts to manager iconic Caribbean property 05 Jul 2019 09:09 Resorts Tatiana Rokou / 05 Jul 2019 09:30 90 Half Moon opened in 1954 and is the chosen retreat for royalty, presidents and celebrities. It expanded with the purchase of the neighbouring Colony Hotel in 1979 and then with the construction of five-to- …
  • Three unusual hotels that are a step up from the Premier Inn 05 Jul 2019 08:39 A cosy container: but beware the horned crabs on the beach Most hotel rooms look the same. These three unusual hotels will provide a memorable stay. Cosmoledo Eco Camp: shipping containers in the Seychelles Getting to Cosmoledo Eco Camp isn’t easy, says …