Category Archives: hotel experience


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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Top 10 Hollywood movies most ordered in hotel rooms in 2011 – USATODAY.com


Top 10 Hollywood movies most ordered in hotel rooms in 2011 – USATODAY.com.

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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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Swissotel introduces new SPA brand


    Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts has launched a new spa and exercise brand that will be gradually rolled out across the group’s hotels worldwide. Inspired by the Alps, Pürovel Spa and Sport is designed to reflect the hotel group’s … 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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What is LOHAS?


LOHAS Those adopting “Lifestyles Of Health And Sustainability.”     The tourism sector’s new premium customers in the years to come will be ‘Lohas’ – an acronym coined for a new social phenomenon that has emerged over the last decade or … Continue reading

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The fourth luxury beachfront hotel has opened on the crescent of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai; the Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah. Developed by EPG Hotels and Resorts and managed by European hotel chain Kempinski, the new hotel consists of 244 suites, … Continue reading

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Caribbean luxury hotels: Rates averaging 17% higher than 2010


By Barbara De Lollis, USA TODAY Plan to stay in a luxury hotel in the Caribbean this winter? If so, expect to pay more than last year. A night in an average luxury room, so far, is running $395 a … Continue reading

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W Hotels appoints new global fashion director


Hotels Worldwide has brought style guru Jenné Lombardo onboard as the brands new global fashion director. Jenne Lombardo replaces Amanda Ross, who the post of global fashion director was created for in 2010. “W Hotels has established itself as a brand that is … Continue reading

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