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Hotel websites generated 68% of the room nights booked via electronic channels in 2010; up from 62% in 2009, according to Middle East and Africa data from Micros-Fidelio partners. By Louise Oakley Rotana corporate vice president front office, Dominic Carr. … Continue reading

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Six hotel giants launch new Roomkey search engine


Roomkey.com, an innovative new hotel search engine, has been launched via the Room Key venture founded by six of the world’s leading hotel companies.   Roomkey.com aims to make the hotel booking experience simpler and more transparent for consumers Established … Continue reading

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Matteo Thun dismisses luxury bathroom “fallacy


Oct 23, 2011 by Louise Oakley   Matteo Thun  The idea of hotels offering large, luxury bathrooms that offer more than just bathing is a fallacy, according to designer and architect Matteo Thun. “In hotels, the talk is always of living … Continue reading

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Hotel Icon, a new hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui East in Hong Kong, celebrated its officially opening


Hotel Icon, a new hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui East in Hong Kong, celebrated its officially opening by hosting a Hospitality Design Conference. Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management … Continue reading

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World’s 10 most expensive cities for a hotel stay


Article by: Hogg Robinson Group Good news for some hoteliers, bad news for travellers on a budget; international corporate services company Hogg Robinson Group (HRG) has reported a 4% rate growth for hotels around the world in the first half … Continue reading

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Getting owner-operator relationships right


Ròya International director of asset management Madhu Azad discusses the challenges behind a successful owner-operator partnership and provides advice on how to overcome them. Why it is important that owner-operator relationships are fairly balanced? A hotel operation involves several parties — owners, … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s travelers will expect even more convenience and functionality from their mobile devices, and corporations and travel management companies must meet those needs or risk being left behind. Sabre Travel Network today offered a sneak peek into the results of … Continue reading

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Middle East and Africa Hotel Industry Indicators Down For July 2011 :: Hotel News Resource


Middle East and Africa Hotel Industry Indicators Down For July 2011 (Source: Hotel News Resource)

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European Hotel Industry Indicators Up For July 2011


Includes the Global hotel review for July 2011 Hotel Industry Indicators Up For July 2011 :: Hotel News Resource. ( Source: Hotel News Resource)

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Industry Recovery Ahead of Pace


Article by: Steve Rushmore, HVS Each year I give a state of the U.S. hotel industry presentation at the NYU Hotel Investment Conference. My perspective focuses on values, transactions and capitalization rates. My column this month provides highlights of the … Continue reading

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