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Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019 21:04 0

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was originally named the “Hotel des ... Read More

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

editor editor- May 31, 2019 01:43 0

A new Length-of-Stay (LOS) Strategy Report was released today, examining the rates of over 50,000 hotels globally, based on data derived from OTA Insight’s Rate ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:41 0

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to travel specials available. Sri Lanka ... Read More

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

editor editor- May 18, 2019 21:04 0

In 1965, the Sheraton Corporation of America, under the leadership of President Ernest Henderson, created a brilliant advertising campaign: “Keyed-up Executives Unwind at Sheraton.” It ... Read More

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 16:45 0

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the company’s technology innovation as the ... Read More

Hotelbeds: 43,000 unique hotel contracts across the Americas market

Hotelbeds: 43,000 unique hotel contracts across the Americas market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 19:20 1

Hotelbeds has confirmed, ahead of its MarketHub Americas event, it has 43,000 uniquely contracted hotels in the Americas region, including North, Central and South America. ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 27, 2019 21:30 0

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful and popular beach resorts in the ... Read More

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:20 0

Dubai-based hospitality and travel group company First and Foremost Travel Connections, is launching a dynamic B2B hotel booking system at Arabian Travel Market 2019, having ... Read More

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 00:36 0

Three weeks away from the May 1 start of the premier business-to-business marketplace, Connect Barbados, with over 100 participants - inclusive of 56 tour operators, ... Read More

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

editor editor- April 18, 2019 03:00 0

Global hospitality is at a crossroads. In the last 20 years, technology has transformed every aspect of the guest journey, from online bookings to in-room ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 17, 2019 13:07 1

Following the consultative process to review and update the Tourism Master Plan 2012-2020 in May 2018, it was seen necessary that a concrete action plan ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45 0

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly ... Read More

Tourism Clubs launched for primary and secondary students 

Tourism Clubs launched for primary and secondary students 

editor editor- March 29, 2019 22:09 0

Students of primary and secondary schools around Mahé, Praslin and La Digue can now be part and parcel of the booming tourism industry as the ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01 2

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, a need for more dynamic ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019 18:25 0

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere statistics hide the essence of ... Read More

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 02:31 0

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Investment along with the country’s Tourism Authority has announced the resumption of service by American Airlines to ... Read More

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 17:30 0

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell by 9.1 percent year-over-year in January—the largest margin of decline in this measure since August 2016—as ... Read More

GMs of Brooklyn Bridge Marriott and New Yorker Hotel join Board of Hotel Association of NYC

GMs of Brooklyn Bridge Marriott and New Yorker Hotel join Board of Hotel Association of NYC

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 17:15 0

The Hotel Association of New York City announced the addition of two new directors today, welcoming hospitality veterans Sam Ibrahim and Ann Peterson to its ... Read More

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 22:15 0

Despite a 3.4-percent year-over-year increase in RevPAR in January, profit per room at UK hotels dropped by 2.6 percent due to rising costs, according to ... Read More

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 23, 2019 21:04 0

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by brothers Laurence Tisch and Preston Tisch, ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:05 0

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says major hotel brands in Israel have expressed interest in investing in Jamaica and are expected to visit the island ... 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

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

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

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 1

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

Spanish investors on board with Jamaica training and pension scheme

Spanish investors on board with Jamaica training and pension scheme

editor editor- January 29, 2019 00:40 0

The largest block of Spanish hoteliers and investors, Inverotel, has indicated they are fully on board with training through the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation ... Read More

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019 20:03 2

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has become part of the travel ... Read More

What is challenging the hotel industry this year?

What is challenging the hotel industry this year?

editor editor- January 26, 2019 02:22 0

The increase in mobile traffic and the importance of metasearch engines, the emergence of voice searches and the need to respond to an always-connected user ... Read More

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 20:05 0

Yesterday, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB) held a breakfast at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills for City business leaders, hoteliers and local government ... Read More

Consumer trends that will shape hospitality industry in 2019 revealed

Consumer trends that will shape hospitality industry in 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 20:25 0

A new study, that reveals the top consumer trends that will shape the hospitality industry in 2019 and beyond, was released today. The hospitality industry ... Read More

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