What can reviews of the world’s top hotel teach you?

TripAdvisor recently announced the winners of their 2016 Traveller’s Choice Awards. Hotels all over the world were lauded for excelling in their categories, but the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India, came out with the highest accolade – number one hotel in the world. So, what is this palace doing so right and can you […]

Interviewing the EVP & President, Asia-Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, Martin Rinck

In 1997 Martin Rinck was the GM of a Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Indonesia. In 1998 he became the CEO of Movenpick Gastronomy International, moving from managing a single unit operation to managing a worldwide restaurant operation. One wonders how he did it. For one, he has a clear vision about what he wants to […]

Home2 Suites by Hilton Opens First Illinois Property in Champaign

Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Home2 Suites by HiltonChampaign/Urbana. Designed for travelers looking for a fresh, new stay experience, the hotel will have 104 suites and continues the expansion of one of Hilton Worldwide’s fastest growing brands in portfolio history. Managed […]

Hotels expand options to keep guests healthy

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. • Running concierges, a hotel mini bar stocked with produce from the local farmers market and a training wall that comes standard in every room. The hotel industry is moving beyond basement gyms and basic spa menus to accommodate guests’ growing requests to stay healthy while on the road. The trend has […]

Satisfaction Significantly Higher for Business Travelers Enrolled in TSA PreCheck

Survey Shows Increasing Comfort with Technology to Manage and Track Expenses Latest Business Traveler Survey Also Finds Extending Business Trips for Leisure Purposes Important for Majority of Travelers Business travelers who sign up for TSA PreCheck, to avoid the hassles and delays of the security screening process, are significantly more satisfied with air travel than […]

TripAdvisor launches a new Windows 10 app

TripAdvisor launches a new Windows 10 app across desktop, tablet and mobile, the app will be available in 47 markets and will be pre-loaded on millions of Windows 10 compatible devices in 2016. The new app features TripAdvisor’s comprehensive booking tools, including the TripAdvisor instant booking platform, which allows travelers to easily compare hotel options, check […]

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    Shopping Tourism, key for destination marketing

    ‘One of the most used tools in the promotion of destinations’ this is how Shopping Tourism was described at the opening of the 2nd Conference on this segment, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on the occasion of the Spanish Tourism Fair (FITUR). Shopping Tourism “is a highly relevant component for travelers when choosing and […]

  • JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Marriott Content Studio Release Trailer for Newest Short Film "Two Bellmen Two"

    JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Marriott Content Studio Release Trailer for Newest Short Film “Two Bellmen Two”

    New Film Shot in Dubai at Tallest Hotel in the World; Stars International Actress Freida Pinto JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International’s Content Studio released the exclusive trailer for the second installment of the Two Bellmen short film franchise. Shot on location at the world’s tallest hotel, JWMarriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Two Bellmen […]

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  • Interviewing the EVP & President, Asia-Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, Martin Rinck

    In 1997 Martin Rinck was the GM of a Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Indonesia. In 1998 he became the CEO of Movenpick Gastronomy International, moving from managing a single unit operation to managing a worldwide restaurant operation. One wonders how he did it. For one, he has a clear vision about what he wants to […]

  • 10 HR Trends You’ll See In 2016

    The rise of technology and social media have completely redefined the role of Human Resources around the world. To understand what the future holds for HR professionals around the world, at P World, we spent the last month talking with over 60 international HR experts, discussing their ideas and predictions for the year ahead. The […]

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