Riu Montego Bay Adds Riu Party Events

Riu Montego Bay Adds Riu Party Events

The recently refurbished Riu Montego Bay has now added Riu Party events to its All-Inclusive 24h by RIU entertainment programme. Every Friday, hotel guests from the Riu Montego Bay, as well as customers staying at the Riu Reggae and Riu Palace Jamaica, can enjoy the Riu Get Together Party with either a white or neon … Read more

Hilton Opens 11 Hotels in the Caribbean and Latin America

Hilton Opens 11 Hotels in the Caribbean and Latin America

Hilton celebrated the 2022 mid-year mark with continued growth momentum in the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA). From Jan.1 to June 30, 2022, the company welcomed 11 new hotels, growing its CALA portfolio to more than 190 hotels representing nearly 15% of Hilton’s presence outside of the United States. With its aggressive expansion plans, including … Read more

IHG’s New Campaign: Guest How You Guest

IHG's New Campaign: Guest How You Guest

IHG Hotels & Resorts is reminding the world what it feels like to be a guest. The company’s newest global marketing campaign, Guest How You Guest, is a celebration of hotels and taking a break from having to do it all. IHG is passionate in its belief that when people are taken care of – … Read more

Canada’s Hotel Construction Pipeline at Q2 2022

Canada's Hotel Construction Pipeline at Q2 2022

As seen in the recently released Q2 2022 Canada Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), at the close of the quarter the total construction pipeline in Canada stands at 261 projects/35,662 rooms, up 3% by projects year-over-year (YOY) and up 7% by rooms YOY. During the first half of the year, Canada’s tourism … Read more

US Hotel Construction Pipeline in H1 2022

US Hotel Construction Pipeline in H1 2022

Many major markets and popular US tourist destinations have seen a significant increase in demand throughout the first half of the year. Driven by robust leisure travel, group, and international travel, these markets are reporting the highest occupancy rates since the pandemic began in early 2020. Encouraged by 2022’s upward trend in hotel performance, owners, … Read more

ibis Hotel to Open in Tashkent

ibis Hotel to Open in Tashkent

Accor, a world leading hospitality group, announces the signing of the new cooperation agreement with Lumiere LLC to open the first ibis hotel in Tashkent in 2023. It is the second joint project of Accor and Lumiere LLC with Mercure Tashkent being announced recently and scheduled for opening later this year. “We are delighted to … Read more

Bhopal’s Noor-Us-Sabah Palace to be A Hyatt Hotel

Bhopal's Noor-Us-Sabah Palace to be A Hyatt Hotel

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced plans for the debut The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand in India with the signing of a management agreement for Bhopal’s Noor-Us-Sabah Palace. One of Bhopal’s oldest and most sought-after hotels, Noor-Us-Sabah Palace will undergo extensive refurbishment to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand as a 60-room heritage hotel and … Read more

Hilton Expands Malaysia Portfolio with a 300-room Hotel

Hilton Expands Malaysia Portfolio with a 300-room Hotel

Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam i-City, a 300-room contemporary hotel that provides easy access to the city’s prime manufacturing hubs and recreational destinations. Through the latest opening, Hilton now has 13 hotels across three brands in Malaysia and an additional nine in the pipeline, holding the global hospitality company’s largest … Read more

Cambria Hotels Coming to Downtown Denver

Cambria Hotels Coming to Downtown Denver

Cambria Hotels continues its nationwide expansion with the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel Denver Downtown RiNo. Expected to open in December 2023, the seven-story, 153-room Cambria will be the brand’s second hotel in the Colorado capital joining Cambria Hotel Denver International Airport when it debuts and adds to Cambria’s growing portfolio of properties in travelers’ … Read more

Hotel Industry Launches Free Trafficking Prevention Training Program

Hotel Industry Launches Free Trafficking Prevention Training Program

To mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, today the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLA Foundation), ECPAT-USA and Marriott International launched a trafficking prevention training program for the hotel industry, titled “Recognize and Respond: Addressing Human Trafficking in the Hospitality Industry.” This new training program was developed by Marriott in collaboration with non-profit organizations … Read more