Category Archives: general

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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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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Tapping The Chinese Tourism Opportunity


Chinese tourism is blossoming in the U.S., growing by more than 50% in just the last year. What can hoteliers and hospitality professionals do to reap the rewards from this demand? Many in the tourism industry recall the inrush of … Continue reading

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London Achieve a Stunning Room Occupancy of 92.1% in July


The staggering room occupancy this month followed a room occupancy of 91.9% during the same period in 2010 and fuels anticipation for hoteliers at the prospect of what the shape of demand may be during the same period in 2012 … 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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Global Hotel Construction Pipeline July 2011


Among the key markets in Europe, London, United Kingdom, ended the month with the largest number of rooms under construction with 4,506 rooms STR Global issued it’s 2011 Global Construction Pipeline Report update for July: Central and South America The … Continue reading

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Too good to be true?


Article by Louise Oakley The summer deals flowing into our inboxes this month have been simply astounding. Whether for spa deals, dinner or hotel stays, many seem to start from half the original price and throw some extras in as … Continue reading

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Qatar officially launches bid for 2020 Olympics


The Qatar Olympic Committee has officially launched its bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games after being told it would be able to hold the event in the autumn. Committee president Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani said Qatar’s bid would … Continue reading

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Travel Trade Shows and Exhibitions


Below find a brief summary of the main Travel Trade Shows and Exhibitions. The ITB held each year in Berlin, is the biggest travel trade show in the world and a must for anyone in the travel industry. Book flights … Continue reading

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