Travelers need to do some sleuthing and some math when comparing hotel deals.
From mattresses to thermostats to storage to bathrooms to outlets, hotels change their ways to adapt to travelers’ needs.
New study finds that America’s fastest growing tourism segment is travelling more than ever. And almost half of them – 44% are hitting the road with kids in tow. @Resonanceco
The Chinese government is trying to contain the economic fallout from Anbang’s over-reaching. From a long-term perspective, Starwood dodged a bullet when it ended up in Marriott’s arms instead of the opaque Chinese insurance conglomerate.
The Maldives’ original luxury eco-resort, Gili Lankanfushi, is delighted to announce its appointment of Aldo Cadau as the island’s new Executive Chef. @GiliLankanfushi
From the Caribbean to the Middle East and now Asia, Zoe Wall brings a wealth of global experience and a unique record of success to her new role as Group Director of Spa – Asia at Minor Hotel’s MSpa International in Bangkok.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 34 luxurious Residences by Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona housed in a 20-storey tower, with a prime location at the intersection of Passeig de Gràcia and Avinguda Diagonal. @MO_HOTELS
Swayy, the new service that allows hotels and travel companies to quickly and easily connect with influencers, has been named the winner of the 2018 Travel Technology Disrupt Award
The largest vacation exchange network added approximately 80 international properties in 2017 to its global network of over 4,300 affiliated resorts. @RCI_Timeshare
SkyTouch Technology’s customer-centric focus was key in GrandStay’s decision to change Property Management System provider. @SkyTouchTech @GrandStayHotel
Over a quarter (28%) of managers will be employing the services of a Travel Management Company to protect their travelling staff’s personal data after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018, according to new findings from ABTA – the Travel Association. @ABTAtravel
Maestro delivers feature matched scalable PMS Solutions to enhance guest service and reduce infrastructure with Cloud PMS or On-premise Browser PMS where Cloud does not fit. @MaestroPMS
General Manager Ulrich Krauer talks with eHotelier on leading and inspiring his 823 staff, how to remain competitive in a saturated market, and comments on Hawaii’s tourism future. @HalekulaniHotel