Hilton Worldwide marks Earth Day by Celebrating the Impact of its First Ever Global Earth Month

The concept that small, simple actions build up to something much larger is the exact reason HiltonWorldwide expanded the 2016 environment celebration from Earth Hour to a global Earth Month. Throughout the month of March, Hilton Team Members, franchise employees and guests from 900 communities across the globe participated in more than 1,500 environment-focused projects. […]

Super 8 Welcomed to Germany

City’s trendsetters come out to celebrate grand opening of first German hotel for the brand Munich — Live music, artisan cocktails, fashionable street food and a lively atmosphere: on April 21st, Wyndham Hotel Group announced the opening of the first Super 8 hotel in Germany, located in the fashionable Laim district of Munich. Super 8 […]

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Debut Its Eco-Wise Element Brand at Toronto Airport as Part of Dual Branded Hotel Deal

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced it has reached an agreement with Easton’s Group of Hotels to open the second Element Hotel in the Greater Toronto Area and renovate Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport. The eight-story Element Toronto Airport will open in summer 2018 adjacent to the seven-story Four Points Toronto […]

AccorHotels launches Novotel Suites Hanoi in Asia

AccorHotels has launched a new hotel in Hanoi, opening its very first Novotel Suites in Asia. Novotel Suites Hanoi delivers comfortable stays for both short and long term guests, especially designed for business clients. Additionally, the hotel provides personalized features, including further supportingNovotel’s well-known family program offered by the brand. Novotel Suites Hanoi is positioned […]

Restaurant models most preferred by tourists

A 2014 industry forecast by the National Restaurant Association shows that with sales of more than US $ 683 billion, nearly one million locations and a workforce of 13.5 million, restaurants serve as cornerstones in every community. The travel industry contributes a great deal to the growth of restaurants the world over, as food consumption […]

China Business Travel Market Overtakes United States as Global Leader in Business Travel Spend

China’s business travel market has overtaken the United States as the number one business travel market in the world. This is one of the key findings from the GBTA BTI™ Outlook – China 2016 H1, a report by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), sponsored by Visa, […]

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  • Hilton Worldwide Recognized as One of DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

    Hilton Worldwide Recognized as One of DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

    Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced today that it ranked 42 on DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. This marks the second consecutive year Hilton Worldwide has been recognized on this list for its deep commitment to diversity and inclusion. “We are very honored to be included in the DiversityInc Top 50 again this […]

  • Airbnb Launches New Products to Inspire People to “Live There”

    Airbnb Launches New Products to Inspire People to “Live There”

    Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, has unveiled the next chapter in its mission to change the way people travel, offering an alternative to mass produced tourism. Beginning today, Airbnb is rolling out an updated app, with a range of new features, and launching a global brand campaign that will encourage people to change […]

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  • A Day in the Life of Two Revenue Managers

    A Day in the Life of Two Revenue Managers

    Recent discussions have been swirling around the revenue management industry and its swift evolution over the past few years, moving steadily past merely filling as many rooms as possible to holistically approaching the quest for achieving total revenue performance. However, approaches and technologies have not been the only revenue management components swept up in these […]

  • Talent mobility: 2020 and beyond

    Talent mobility: 2020 and beyond

    The business world is in the midst of fundamental change and in the next decade the ability of organisations to manage their global talent efficiently will mark the difference between success and failure. We’re facing a world where the best and brightest talent are prepared to follow their own agenda and opportunities, wherever they may […]

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  • Restaurant models most preferred by tourists

    Restaurant models most preferred by tourists

    A 2014 industry forecast by the National Restaurant Association shows that with sales of more than US $ 683 billion, nearly one million locations and a workforce of 13.5 million, restaurants serve as cornerstones in every community. The travel industry contributes a great deal to the growth of restaurants the world over, as food consumption […]

  • Restaurants and Wi-Fi Don’t Mix

    Restaurants and Wi-Fi Don’t Mix

    Read the title carefully. I’ve been a longstanding backer of offering WiFi to hotel guests for free as a means of increasing guest satisfaction (or, at the very least, meeting the modern expectation of complimentary WiFi services). But restaurants are different. This is a specific instance where promoting complimentary wireless internet access may not be […]

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