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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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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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That promise Luxury!


The St. Regis Doha has recruited more than 40 professional butlers from around the world, in line with its plan to have a butler for each guest staying at the hotel. “The St. Regis butler service is one of the … 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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Korean Air has taken delivery of its fourth Airbus A380


Korean Air has taken delivery of its fourth Airbus A380. The aircraft left Toulouse, France on 7 September (local time) and arrived at Incheon International Airport on Thursday. The new aircraft will then go through the required flight tests and will … Continue reading

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Amex OPEN to launch online travel booking platform.


Friday, 2nd September 2011 Source : American Express   New first-of-its-kind platform levels the playing field for entrepreneurs by offering lower rates on airline, car rental and hotel. American Express announced the impending launch of a new online travel solution … Continue reading

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Do you know “Kara”?


Article by: Lindner Hotels & Resorts She is our goddaughter and one of many lovely attractions at the Antwerp Zoo, one of the oldest in Europe! The Zoo’s beautiful buildings and garden have been listed as monuments and when it … 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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