Category Archives: eMarketing


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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Hotels not on Facebook risk “losing credibility”


Hotel GMs were warned that they should employ a social media strategy or risk “losing credibility” at yesterday’s Great GM Debate in Dubai. Martin Kubler, founder of Iconsulthotels who led a workshop for GMs entitled Making Social Media Work for You, … Continue reading

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Swissôtel Hotels and Resorts has launched a new loyalty programme


The membership for Swissôtel Circle is divided into three alpine-inspired tiers: Inizia, Elevà and Zenit. These categories make reference to the brand’s Swiss origin and are expressions from Romansh, the fourth official language in Switzerland and language of the craggy eastern … Continue reading

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MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is delighted to announce that Alrov Properties & Lodging Ltd. has selected MICROS technology for all of its hotels located in Europe and … Continue reading

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ITB Asia 2011 announces largest ever conference programme.


Friday, 2nd September 2011 Source : Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia Enhanced knowledge platform and increased networking opportunities at the trade show for the Asian travel market. Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia, ‘The Trade Show for the … Continue reading

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Top Travel Trends for 2012


EyeforTravel teamed up with the leading lights at Facebook, Google, and TripAdvisor and simply asked them: What are the ‘Next Big Things’ for the online travel industry? In a year characterised by game-changing start-ups, disruptive trends, mergers & acquisitions and leaps … Continue reading

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Do you know “Kara”?


Article by: Lindner Hotels & Resorts She is our goddaughter and one of many lovely attractions at the Antwerp Zoo, one of the oldest in Europe! The Zoo’s beautiful buildings and garden have been listed as monuments and when it … Continue reading

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SmartCellarSM Technology Newly Adopted by 27 Restaurants Worldwide


Source and Article by: (http://www.hospitalityupgrade.com) August 26, 2011 – Incentient, LLC announced the recent installation of SmartCellarSM, a revolutionary new technology that allows fine diners to make wine and other selections from an Apple® iPad®, in 27 fine dining establishments … 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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