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Rocco Forte on expansion mode

Luxury hotel group Rocco Forte is eyeing big expansion. The group owns Brown’s in London and the Hotel de Russie in Rome.     Rocco Forte, the founder of the group, has now said that he wants 25-30 properties of …

  • State tourism ministers urges for GST cut for hotel industry

    Published on : Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    Tourism ministers from different Indian states today urged to reduced GST for hotel rooms in order to boost Indian hospitality sector. They also asked for simplification and rationalisation of various taxes and levies to attract tourists and take on global …

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  • Anurak Community Lodge in Thailand wins Global Sustainable Tourism Award

    Published on : Monday, September 16, 2019

    Anurak Community Lodge in southern Thailand has won the global 2019 SKAL Sustainable Tourism Award in the Rural Accommodation category. The award was presented during the opening ceremony of the 80th SKAL World Congress held onboard the Royal Caribbean Symphony …

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  • Luxury hotel segment is booming in Japan

    Published on : Sunday, September 15, 2019

    Before the Tokyo Olympics next year, the luxury hotel market is booming in Japan, propelled by an influx of foreign visitors.   Experts opine that the luxury hotel market is still underdeveloped in Japan, compared to its Asian neighbors and the …

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  • Radisson Residences Avrupa Tem Istanbul Has Opened Its Doors

    Published on : Saturday, September 14, 2019

    The renovated 140-apartment Radisson Residences Avrupa Tem İstanbul in Turkey has now welcomed its first guests. Located within the Avrupa Tem Residential Complex and close to the Istanbul Airport, the property is the perfect spot for business travelers and leisure …

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  • Hotelbeds and Selina sign strategic distribution agreement

    Published on : Friday, September 13, 2019

    Hotelbeds,the world’s leading B2B bed bank, has today announced a strategic alliance with Selina,one of the fastest growing hotel brands in the world.   This strategic agreement will give Selina access to Hotelbeds’ large high-value distribution network made up of …

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  • DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort officially inaugurated

    Published on : Friday, September 13, 2019

    The 290-room DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort opened its doors on Sept 5. This marks the brand’s second hotel in the country after DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok.   DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort is located within close …

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  • IHG debuts InterContinental and Hotel Indigo brands in Peru

    Published on : Friday, September 13, 2019

    IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the debut of both the InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts and Hotel Indigo® brands in Peru, with two new properties now under construction in the capital city of …

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  • R Hotels launches a new property in Dubai

    Published on : Friday, September 13, 2019

    R Hotels has widened its portfolio of Ramada branded hotels in the region by launching a new property in Dubai.   Located along The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), the Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Dubai JBR features …

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  • Sheraton Danang Grand Resort wins Stella Award for best meetings hotel in Vietnam

    Published on : Thursday, September 12, 2019

    Sheraton Grand Danang Resort is pleased to announce that it is the first recipient of the M&C Asia Stella Awards for Best Meetings Hotel in Vietnam. An expansive luxury retreat overlooking world famous Non Nuoc Beach offering exceptional service, world-class …

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  • R Hotels unveils Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Dubai JBR

    Published on : Thursday, September 12, 2019

    R Hotels announces the opening of Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Dubai JBR. Located along The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), one of the most lively and sought-after locations in Dubai, the hotel features 188 spacious family-friendly rooms …

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  • Hotelbeds expands successful MarketHub events formula globally for 2020

    Published on : Thursday, September 12, 2019

    Hotelbeds has today confirmed its plans to expand its successful MarketHub formula. From 2020theMarketHub events – typically attended by up to 600 participants from leading tour operators, airlines, loyalty and points redemption schemes – will now be taking place on …

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  • Marriott International launches Marriott Bonvoy Events

    Published on : Thursday, September 12, 2019

    Marriott International has announced the launch of its new Marriott BonvoyTM Events web platform. This new site is a comprehensive tool for meeting and event planners, building upon former Marriott International meetings site, Meetings Imagined.       The new …

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  • Fourth anniversary celebration at Akyra Manor Chiang Mai

    Published on : Wednesday, September 11, 2019

      The intimate and exclusive all suite-hotel Akyra Manor Chiang Mai celebrated its fourth anniversary sticking to its major CSR initiative of giving back to the community and putting smiles on the faces of local children.   The hotel was …

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  • China’s Anbang to sell U.S. Hotels for more than $5.8 Billion

    Published on : Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    A Chinese insurer has agreed to sell a luxury hotel portfolio for more than $5.8 billion, overcoming an unusual stumbling block: A California individual secretly created a series of fake deeds to transfer ownership for up to a half dozen …

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  • IHG plans make hotel portfolio in India

    Published on : Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    Global hospitality chain InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG), which has majority of its hotels in India in the mid-scale category, is planning to push its upper and luxury segment as well in the days to come, said a company official. Sudeep …

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  • Oberoi Group to open hotel in Marrakech

    Published on : Tuesday, September 10, 2019

    Hospitality giant The Oberoi Group announced that the hotel company will open a hotel under the Oberoi brand in Marrakech, Morocco, on December 1. The Oberoi, Marrakech, has 84 rooms, suites and villas, the Group said in a statement.   …

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  • Hyatt Announces Plans for First Two Hyatt-Branded Hotels in Manchester: Hyatt Regency Manchester Oxford Road and Hyatt House

    Published on : Monday, September 9, 2019

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Ewart Manchester Properties Limited, a majority owned subsidiary of M&L Hospitality, for Hyatt Regency Manchester Oxford Road and Hyatt House Manchester/Oxford Road, both of …

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  • Malaysia’s Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast’s opening celebrations to feature Amy Search

    Published on : Monday, September 9, 2019

    Malaysia’s rock legend Amy Search is set to headline Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast’s grand opening celebrations on September 28, 2019, 7pm. The Grand Opening Party will feature Hard Rock’s iconic guitar smashing ceremony, fireworks, live performances by Johorean rock …

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  • W Hotels Worldwide and Mixcloud organizing music events globally

    Published on : Monday, September 9, 2019

    W Hotels Worldwide, the lux rebel of Marriott International, today announced it has once again joined forces with Mixcloud, the world’s leading long form music streaming platform that is fostering a global community for audio culture. Now in its second …

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  • Anantara Hotels to organise 2020 King’s Cup Elephant Boat Race & River Festival

    Published on : Monday, September 9, 2019

    The spirit and energy of boat racing returns to Bangkok with the announcement of the second annual King’s Cup Elephant Boat Race and River Festival, taking place on the banks of the mighty Chao Phraya River next to Anantara Riverside …

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