Category Archives: hospitality

Anything is Possible


Possibilities: Anything is Possible. By Stephen M. Klein Friday, 4th November 2011   With the recent passing of Apple icon Steve Jobs and all the articles and insights on this visionary, it made me think of what is possible.  Steve … Continue reading

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STR Global’s Market Forecast is projecting mostly year-on-year improvements in revPAR


STR Global’s Market Forecast is projecting mostly year-on-year improvements in revenue per available room for the remainder of 2011 with some slowdown expected in 2012 for the 45 markets available. The gains will be led mainly through increases in rate … Continue reading

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UAE firm injects $240 million into Red Sea resort


Saraya Development has received an infusion of US $240 million from an Abu Dhabi-based investment firm to complete its developments in Aqaba in the Red Sea.     Abu Dhabi daily The National reported that work stopped on Saraya three years … Continue reading

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Qatari Diar to continue with $50mn Tunisia hotel


Qatar Diar, the real estate investment group, will commence building its five-star tourist project in Tozeur, in the south of Tunisia, shortly, the regional director of the project has said.     During a meeting last week, Walid Mohamed Keldari told … Continue reading

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Hilton Worldwide has laid down the gauntlet to its rivals in China, announcing plans to quadruple its portfolio in three years. This move will make China the biggest market for Hilton outside the US, the company said in an interview … Continue reading

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That promise Luxury!


The St. Regis Doha has recruited more than 40 professional butlers from around the world, in line with its plan to have a butler for each guest staying at the hotel. “The St. Regis butler service is one of the … Continue reading

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EMEA zone sees increasing assets in administration


Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels released its second quarter statistical analysis of the global hotel investment market, which revealed that US $14.8 billion in hotel assets changed hands in the first six months of 2011. Compared with the same period last … 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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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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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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