Hotel News Resource Hotel Industry News EN Hotel News Resource Sojern, Sabre and Nor1 Webinar: How to Influence Guest's Behavior from Booking Through Pre-Arrival Hotel Technology Nor1 Join Sojern, Sabre and Nor1 as our experts take a look at how you can own and optimize over 451+ touchpoints in the average path-to-purchase to generate 1.5-3x more direct bookings, be less reliant on OTAs, provide a booking experience to maximize conversion, and merchandise your hotel’s product and services to drive revenue and provide a great guest experience so they come back again and again. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:22:47 EST Nor1 Strengthens Singapore Presence, Welcomes Hospitality Industry Veteran Sandra Tye As Regional Director, Business Development, APAC Hotel Technology Nor1 Nor1 is proud to announce and welcome Sandra Tye as Regional Director, Business Development, APAC. Ms. Tye, based in Nor1’s Singapore office, will be responsible for expanding and strengthening Nor1’s relationships with industry partners throughout APAC. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:16:07 EST Yata Introduces Flexi Stay Hotels Offering Anytime Check-In/Check-Out and Usage-Based Pricing Hotel Product Hotel News Resource has launched 'Flexi Stay', a unique feature, aimed at disrupting the travel industry in India. Yatra Flexi Stay, allows customers to book budget and premium (4/5 star) hotels with ANYTIME CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT, while only paying for the time-based usage of the room Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:05:49 EST NoMad Las Vegas Opens Hotel Openings MGM Resorts International Designed by French architect Jacques Garcia, NoMad Las Vegas' 293 rooms and suites, the hotel is situated on the top four floors of Park MGM, Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:46:11 EST Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai Reopens Following 5 Month Renovation Hotel Openings Jumeirah Jumeirah Group today announces that its Dubai landmark, Jumeirah Beach Hotel is to re-open on 19th October 2018, following a five-month transformation progam. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:36:58 EST The Parkview Hotel Opens in Syracuse As Part of the BW Premier Collection Hotel Openings Best Western Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced the arrival of its upscale soft brand to Upstate New York with the opening of The Parkview Hotel, BW Premier Collection by Best Western in Syracuse. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:13:18 EST London Hotels Report Decline in All Metrics for September 2018 Hotel Trends STR According to preliminary September data from STR, London hotels reported occupancy dipped 0.1% to 86.9%, ADR dropped 3.1% to £158.93 ($209.76) and RevPAR decreased 3.2% to £138.04 ($182.19). Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:53:35 EST Dual-Branded SpringHill Suites and TownePlace Suites to Open in Columbus, Ohio Hotel Openings Marriott Marriott International, Inc. today announced that a combined 122-suite SpringHill Suites and 140-suite TownePlace Suites hotel in Columbus, Ohio will open this Thursday, October 18, 2018. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:49:06 EST Hilton Garden Inn Chihuahua Opens in Northern Mexico Hotel Openings Hilton Garden Inn The hotel, owned by Grupo Valles and managed by Hilton, is strategically located in the state capital on Av. De La Juventud, one of the city's main avenues. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:25:42 EST EZee Integrate Their Restaurant POS Systems With Food Delivery Companies; Zomato, Foodpanda, Swiggy and Uber Eats Hotel Technology eZee Technosys Restaurateurs will be able to manage their home delivery orders from these famous online food ordering portals. eZee Technosys have successfully simplified the process to help restaurants generate more revenue. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:14:26 EST The TWA Hotel's 1958 Lockheed Constellation 'Connie' L-1649a Starliner Airplane Is Completing Her 300-Mile Journey Hotel Development MCR Development The Connie (tail number: N8083H) will become a one-of-a-kind cocktail lounge and event space at the 512-room hotel opening in spring 2019 and located at the landmark 1962 former TWA terminal designed by Eero Saarinen. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:02:57 EST Hotel Development Meliá Hotels Meliá Hotels International announces the transformation of the Dominican Republic resort, Meliá Caribe Tropical, into two separate properties: Meliá Punta Cana Beach, an adults-only resort, and Meliá Caribe Beach, a resort for everyone, opening at the end of 2018. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:55:24 EST DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort to Open in Spain Hotel Development DoubleTree by Hilton Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Empresas Phoenix to open DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort. The property will open later this year in La Torre Golf Resort - an emerging multi-facility leisure destination located between the city of Murcia and the Costa Calida. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:49:37 EST How to Plan Sightseeing in Your Dream Destination? Hotel Technology Our.Guide The typical preparation for the holidays looks like: lots of tasks at work to meet the final deadlines, one afternoon in the shopping center to buy needed equipment and clothes and leaving the house early in the morning to be able to catch the plane. Sounds familiar? Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:44:12 EST St. Joe Club & Resorts Northwest Florida Properties Open For Business After Hurricane Michael Hotel Openings Hotel News Resource Based on a preliminary assessment, St. Joe Club & Resorts overall portfolio of properties located in Walton County and Bay Counties received minimal damage from Hurricane Michael. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:40:27 EST Hotel Openings Four Seasons Hotels Four Seasons Hotel and Residences São Paulo at Nações Unidas Makes Its Mark in Brazil’s Largest City Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:12:38 EST At The Front Desk, Voice Inflection Can Change The Entire Meaning Of What We Say - By Cathy Cook Hotel Other Doug Kennedy It has often been said that as much as 80% of communication takes place non-verbally. It is certainly true that facial expressions such as what we show with our eyebrows, our smiles (or lack thereof), and body language, which is what we show with our posture and gestures, all are essential for communicating. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:22:08 EST Saii Lagoon Maldives Will Open As Part of Curio Collection by Hilton In 2019 Hotel Development Curio – A Collection by Hilton Set to open in 2019, the 198-room resort will be located in Emboodhoo Lagoon surrounded by white sands and cerulean seas. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:02:53 EST Abu Dhabi Hotels Report 9.1 Percent RevPAR Decline for September 2018 Hotel Trends STR According to preliminary September 2018 data from STR, Abu Dhabi's hotels reported occupancy dropped 7.4% to 67.4%, ADR dipped 1.9% to 339.02 Emirati dirhams ($92.31) and RevPAR fell 9.1% to 228.45 Emirati dirhams ($62.21). Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:57:39 EST HVS Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Haitham Mattar, CEO at RAKTDA Hotel Other HVS HVS interviews Mr. Haitham Mattar, CEO of RAKTDA, who has contributed to the growth of the Emirate’s tourism through various sustainable development and diversification strategies in recent years. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:50:43 EST