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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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Hilton to open first hotel in Iraq in 2013


Hilton Worldwide will open its first hotel in Iraq, Double Tree Suites by Hilton Erbil, by the end of 2013. The international hotel chain will open the property under a management agreement with New York-based real estate developer The Claremont … Continue reading

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Mövenpick Open Its First India Property


Mövenpick Hotel & Spa Bangalore has officially opened its doors today, becoming the first property in India for the international upscale hotel company. The five-star hotel is designed as a contemporary business destination whilst also offering exciting leisure opportunities for … Continue reading

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The Rezidor Hotel Group is looking at bringing a new sub-brand to its upscale Radisson Blu hotel chain. A ‘Royal’ designation will be added to certain Radisson Blu properties, Rezidor’s Middle East area vice president Marko Hytönen told HotelierMiddleEast.com. The former JAL hotel … 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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Saving the planet… in five-star style


Thomas Klein International principal and managing director, Daniel G. During, asks whether the UAE is ready to jump on the luxury ecotourism bandwagon? The term ‘ecotourism’ first entered industry vernacular in the late 1970s but over the course of the … Continue reading

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PCI Compliance: What Every Hotelier Should Know and Do


Article by:Geoff Griswold Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance has become a very important consideration for hotels. Some hotels are not in compliance and don’t even know it. There are significant penalties associated with non compliance including … 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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Chinese and Singaporean business travellers are the hardest working when travelling on business


Accor has revealed the findings of its Accor Asia Pacific Business Traveller Research 2011, which seeks to better understand the travel and behavioural preferences of business travellers based in Asia Pacific. The survey interviewed over 10,000 respondents who made business … 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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