Benchmark Hospitality International®, a leading US-based independent hospitality management company, has launched a new lifestyle journal, Mosaic. The new journal, which will be published annually, has been placed in all 6,400 of the company hotel and resort guestrooms coast to coast and off shore in Hawaii and Curacao. Mosaic complements the introduction of the company’s two brands [...]
Having already brought on two major hotels to its Lexington Legacy soft brand this year, Lexington by Vantage is pleased to announce its biggest addition yet – the award-winning D Las Vegas Casino Hotel on the world-famous Fremont Street Experience. It is the first casino and full-service hotel in Las Vegas for Lexington’s [...]
Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi, the award-winning, focused service brand’s first property in Southeast Asia. Located in Hanoi, Vietnam, the 11-storey hotel with 86 rooms and well-equipped facilities lies right in the heart of Hanoi, and is the second Hilton Worldwide property in Vietnam.
“Today’s announcement not only celebrates the first [...]
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces the very first Park Inn hotel in Turkey: The Park Inn Istanbul Ataturk Airport featuring 144 keys is scheduled to open in Q1 2014.
“We are delighted to bring our innovative mid-market brand Park [...]
The Bourbon Orleans, part of the prestigious New Orleans Hotel Collection, has implemented LobbyFriend™, Quadriga’s social network platform, to enhance the guest experience and enable guests to connect with each other during their stay. Following this initial implementation, the New Orleans Hotel Collection would like to introduce LobbyFriend™ into their six other hotels.
LobbyFriend™ is the [...]
Running an airline creates an astonishing amount of waste. Food, fuel, and the millions of tons of waste from worn carpets, uniforms and seat cushions adds up.
Fortunately, many have started to get creative with recycling, turning their used goods into bags, quilts, shoes, carpets, and in one instance, a wedding dress.
What passengers don’t see when [...]
Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), has presented a Greek tourism rescue plan to the Transport Minister Kostas Chatzidakis which could see Ryanair grow its Greek traffic to 10m passengers p.a. by 2016, on the day Ryanair opened its 1st Greek base (and 57th in total) at Chania.
Ryanair has carried over 2m passengers to/from [...]
Virgin Holidays, the UK market leader to the Caribbean, launches the new Caribbean & Mexico 2014 brochure on the 9th May. Whether it be family hotels with excellent children’s facilities, adult only properties or villas for a more independent holiday, the new brochure is a showcase of the wide range of Caribbean experiences that Virgin [...]
Books, books and more books. The Archive is lined with them and they litter every table.
In the age of the iPad, a commitment to old-fashioned print is a rare and wonderful thing – and in Dubai, a city of global brands and corporate skyscrapers, independent art cafes are similarly rare and wonderful. So imagine the [...]
Boosted by an all-time earnings record at its CityCenter development and its best-ever first quarter in Macau, MGM Resorts International shifted from the red to black for the quarter that ended March 31.
The Las Vegas-based company today reported net income of $22.6 million, 1 cent a share, on revenue of $2.54 billion. [...]