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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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Paul ‘The Mixxa’ Martin


Paul ‘The Mixxa’ Martin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRp8GdtkM9A&list=UUORpLqGWA9uibUMMgFMA2EQ&feature=plcp Paul is a multi-award-winning and twice world record holding cocktail mixologist. He is also an author and presenter and is recognised as one of the most sought after trainers within the drinks industry today. His … 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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Hotels not on Facebook risk “losing credibility”


Hotel GMs were warned that they should employ a social media strategy or risk “losing credibility” at yesterday’s Great GM Debate in Dubai. Martin Kubler, founder of Iconsulthotels who led a workshop for GMs entitled Making Social Media Work for You, … Continue reading

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UNWTO conference forges closer relationship between tourism and the media


Madrid 13 Sep 11 Focusing on the people behind the tourism numbers and maintaining an honest and open relationship with the media: these are among the main recommendations to emerge from discussions between media representatives and tourism officials attending the … 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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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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Abu Dhabi sees record occupancy as rates slump


Hotel guest figures in Abu Dhabi hit record levels in July, with a 38% uplift in guest numbers and a 35% rise in guest nights, according to statistics from the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) released today. GCC and wider … Continue reading

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