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Abu Dhabi room rates drop nearly 15% this year


Article by: Louise Birchall Two years ago Abu Dhabi was the world’s second most expensive city for hotel rooms, but declining rates have seen the emirate drop to 24th place this year. Average hotel room rates declined by nearly 15% … Continue reading

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Expedia’s average hotel rate climbing fastest this year


The average daily rate (ADR) for U.S. hotels booked on Expedia in the first half of 2011 was 6.2% higher vs. the same period last year, the story says, citing Expedia’s figures. That more than the 2.4% ADR hike recently projected … Continue reading

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ITB Asia 2011 announces largest ever conference programme.


Friday, 2nd September 2011 Source : Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia Enhanced knowledge platform and increased networking opportunities at the trade show for the Asian travel market. Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia, ‘The Trade Show for the … 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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Getting the most out of the data you have


Article by: Christopher Crenshaw It seems every week I get another solicitation to purchase the newest data collection technology. Each one claims to give the best insight into my business and give me data I have never seen before. Recently … Continue reading

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Middle East and Africa Hotel Industry Indicators Down For July 2011 :: Hotel News Resource


Middle East and Africa Hotel Industry Indicators Down For July 2011 (Source: Hotel News Resource)

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Industry Recovery Ahead of Pace


Article by: Steve Rushmore, HVS Each year I give a state of the U.S. hotel industry presentation at the NYU Hotel Investment Conference. My perspective focuses on values, transactions and capitalization rates. My column this month provides highlights of the … Continue reading

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Half of travel agencies face going bust in 3 years


Article by Monika Canty Half of all travel agencies in the Gulf region face going bust in the next three years, if they fail to invest in new online technologies, according to a travel technology expert. Faisal Memon, CEO of … Continue reading

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Dubai hotels: is service back to normal?


Kathi Everden reports With a stellar performance in the first quarter of 2011 under their belts, hotel management in Dubai is expectant of a resumption of business as usual following the downturn — although challenges remain relating to rates and … Continue reading

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