Category Archives: New Trend

Etihad to offer onboard wireless


Abu Dhabi flag carrier Etihad Airways plans to offer onboard wireless internet on selected routes to Europe by the end of the year, the airline’s CEO James Hogan said Wednesday. The state-backed airline said two planes would offer onboard internet … Continue reading

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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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Dubai’s answer to London Eye scrapped


Dubai’s answer to London Eye scrapped | HotelierMiddleEast.com.

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War-torn Libya welcomes new tourism possibilities


Dec 5, 2011  The end of the 42-year Gaddafi era brings opportunities for war-torn Libya’s tourism sector according to a report from Euromonitor International. Prior to the conflict in 2010 arrivals to Libya reached just 1,245 thousand trips. The vast … Continue reading

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38.6% of investors across the globe indicated a ‘buy’ strategy for the next six months


The Middle East showed one of the largest market growths in investor ‘buy’ sentiment alongside Europe and Africa, while in the Americas ‘buy’ sentiment decreased slightly but remains the highest out of the countries, according to the firm. The firm’s … 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 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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Hotel lending still sluggish during 2011


Article by: Jane Larkin Managing Director of Larkin Hospitality Finance In the early part of 2011, hotel lending had not returned in earnest even with the improvement in hotel fundamentals. Today, more lenders are actively engaged in hospitality lending, but … 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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