Tag: Hotel

Swiss-Belresort Tanjung Binga hotel launches in Indonesia

Swiss-Belresort Tanjung Binga hotel launches in Indonesia

editor editor- February 7, 2019 02:27 0

Swiss-Belhotel International, a global hospitality management chain, launched Swiss-Belresort Tanjung Binga on Indonesia’s Belitung Island. A soft opening took place on January 29, 2019 with ... Read More

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 7, 2019 01:48 0

Ever since Miss Uganda won the coveted Miss World Africa in China on December 8, 2018, several organizers have come up with genres of beauty ... Read More

Seychelles received Best Luxury Travel Destination award in Beijing, China

Seychelles received Best Luxury Travel Destination award in Beijing, China

editor editor- February 7, 2019 01:20 2

Seychelles is once again recognized for the world-class experience it offers, as it won the ‘Best Luxury Travel Destination’ award at the 2018 National Tourism ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

editor editor- February 7, 2019 00:48 0

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honorable Andrew Holness, has welcomed the new US$250 million (J$34 billion) investment from Spanish Hotel chain H10, which officially ... Read More

World’s most northerly “Grand Dame” hotel set to relaunch

World’s most northerly “Grand Dame” hotel set to relaunch

editor editor- February 6, 2019 23:25 0

First opened in 1870 to welcome aristocratic Britons in search of the world's best salmon fishing, Trondheim's Britannia Hotel will reopen on April 1 after ... Read More

Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold

Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold

editor editor- February 6, 2019 21:14 0

Sir Albert Hotel Amsterdam is a sophisticated destination located right in the heart of the capital’s De Pijp district. Green Globe awarded Sir Albert Gold ... Read More

Taj hotel brand arrives in Himachal Pradesh

Taj hotel brand arrives in Himachal Pradesh

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 19:07 0

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company is introducing the iconic Taj brand in Himachal Pradesh with the opening of Taj ... Read More

INTELITY hires key players to aid its 2019 expansion plans

INTELITY hires key players to aid its 2019 expansion plans

editor editor- February 6, 2019 01:30 0

INTELITY announced today that Young Lee and Erynn Torrenga have joined the company. Additionally, the company has promoted Benjamin Keller to SVP of Sales, West. ... Read More

New GM heads up Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair

New GM heads up Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair

editor editor- February 6, 2019 00:11 0

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, announced the appointment of a new General ... Read More

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 20:25 0

The first day of the CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off on Tuesday 5 February at the Sheraton Hotel in Doha, Qatar. ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 18:20 3

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's ... Read More

Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon

Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 18:10 0

Rotana Hotels & Resorts and Al Ibaa Company have signed a hotel management agreement to operate a five-star hotel in Baghdad. Rotana will manage Baghdad’s ... Read More

Sarovar Hotels signs new hotel in South Goa

Sarovar Hotels signs new hotel in South Goa

editor editor- February 5, 2019 02:25 0

Sarovar Hotels announced the signing of a new hotel in South Goa, marking the group’s further foray into the India state. This will be the ... Read More

Spanish hospitality group to oversee major brands

Spanish hospitality group to oversee major brands

editor editor- February 4, 2019 23:16 0

The Spanish hospitality group has assumed operations of the Palm Jumeirah hotel following the signing of a management agreement Luxury residential and hospitality property developer ... Read More

Working with meeting & convention planners

Working with meeting & convention planners

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 4, 2019 21:50 0

Meeting & Convention Planners (MCPs) play a vital part of the tourism industry.   Not only do they often decide what community will receive a lucrative ... Read More

Mission to develop Tourism Satellite Account kick starts in Seychelles

Mission to develop Tourism Satellite Account kick starts in Seychelles

editor editor- February 4, 2019 21:17 0

Following an assessment of the national tourism statistical system of the Seychelles conducted in 2017 by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) where a ... Read More

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark welcomes new Director Sales & Marketing

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark welcomes new Director Sales & Marketing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 20:10 0

Benchmark has named Dan Paradiso director of sales & marketing for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotelsproperty, located in Monticello, ... Read More

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 17:25 0

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said that South Africa wants to attract more Chinese visitors and is striving to make their travel easier ... Read More

IBTM Arabia announces networking program for 2019 event

IBTM Arabia announces networking program for 2019 event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 16:10 0

IBTM Arabia, part of IBTM’s global portfolio of meetings and events industry trade shows, has announced first details of the networking program for its 2019 ... Read More

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 04:47 0

Hotel and Restaurant Unions in Kathmandu, Nepal are demanding a rollback on a decision to delete a 10% service charge on restaurant bills. The Restaurant and ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:59 0

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum seeking Saudi Arabian women from ... Read More

TSA officer at Orlando Airport jumps to his death

TSA officer at Orlando Airport jumps to his death

editor editor- February 3, 2019 02:06 0

Today, Saturday, February 2 2019, Southwest Airlines canceled 49 inbound flights and 45 outbound flights, after a TSA officer jumped to his death inside Orlando ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines flight turns back 3 times before it’s cancelled

Hawaiian Airlines flight turns back 3 times before it’s cancelled

editor editor- February 3, 2019 02:05 0

Hawaiian Airlines Flight 33 scheduled to land in Maui with 207 passengers on board, turned back 3 times from Los Angeles International Airport before the ... Read More

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 2, 2019 20:04 0

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with a spectacular 660-foot long, three-story high porch. Below this covered ... Read More

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 2, 2019 01:04 0

The interim budget presented today in India Parliament has elicited mixed reaction from industry leaders with the focus being on seeing how the proposals will ... Read More

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 21:20 0

Hotels in Europe suffered a 2.7-percent year-on-year decline in profit per room in December, yet still, annual GOPPAR rose 9.2 percent, marking a second consecutive ... Read More

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 19:05 0

Hilton and Hilton Hotels and Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Taizhou, the latest addition to the market-leading flagship brand's portfolio in China. This ... Read More

Valentine’s Day 2019: Most romantic restaurants in America revealed

Valentine’s Day 2019: Most romantic restaurants in America revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 18:30 0

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the most romantic restaurants in the U.S. for 2019 were announced today. Travel experts complied this first-ever list based ... Read More

Greece Tourism presents Attica wine & food experience

Greece Tourism presents Attica wine & food experience

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 1, 2019 02:17 0

A new itinerary in the land of gods and heroes deepens visitors’ knowledge of the land’s nectar. It was a trip proposed by the Tourist ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56 0

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and ... Read More

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