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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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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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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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Too good to be true?


Article by Louise Oakley The summer deals flowing into our inboxes this month have been simply astounding. Whether for spa deals, dinner or hotel stays, many seem to start from half the original price and throw some extras in as … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi to open October 15


Article by By Louise Oakley Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi will open on October 15, making it the first hotel to launch on TDIC’s Saadiyat Island development. Richard Riley, CEO of hotel owner Abu Dhabi National Hotels, told HotelierMiddleEast.com that the luxury … Continue reading

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