Monthly Archives: July 2021

Radisson adds four luxury hotels in Morocco: Travel Weekly

Radisson Hotel Group announced the opening of four luxury hotels in Morocco, continuing the company’s continued expansion in the North West African country. The properties are located in Al Hoceima, Taghazout Bay and Saidia, and with the additions, the company’s portfolio in Morocco includes 10 hotels in operation or under …

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Hotels are opening the door to the next evolution of room service: Travel Weekly

For some travelers, app-based food delivery companies like Grubhub and UberEats have already made hotel room service all but obsolete. However, a few pioneering hospitality players have found ways to use delivery apps to their advantage, leveraging new partnerships to put a modern, technological spin on traditional room service concepts. …

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12 hotels around the world that design lovers must visit

Summer is well under way, which means there is a good chance that you are preparing for a vacation abroad. There are plenty of options when it comes to deciding where to stay during your trip, so we’re here to help you choose a Hotel which offers excellent service and …

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces the next phase of WHERE NEXT? Global campaign with launch of hotel buyout experiences

To meet the growing demand for private and secluded getaways, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent brand, announced the launch of WHERE NEXT? Takeovers – the second phase of its WHERE NEXT global market? countryside. Whether they want to escape to a Bermuda beach retreat or a legendary …

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OCC obtains federal grant to study West African culture.

A view of Accra, the capital of Ghana, showing a traffic jam on the George Bush Highway. (Shutterstock) Thanks to a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad grant from the US Department of Education, faculty members at Oakton Community College will experience West African culture next summer. The school hopes the seminar …

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The role of dance in African culture

As an African dancing is as much a part of my life as eating, drinking and working, but it is also an important part of our worship, following the guidance of the Bible where it is frequently referenced, especially in the Old Testament. There, dancing is a form of worship …

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Las Vegas celebrates African culture and heritage

Africans in Las Vegas and the Diaspora celebrate their culture and heritage with two days of cultural exchanges and festivities. To celebrate the excellence and resilience of Africans in Las Vegas and around the world, the annual AfrikFest Las Vegas (“AfrikFest”) is scheduled from September 24 to 25, 2021. This …

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Zimbabwe: Hotels ask government to review lockdown as occupancy drops to zero

The hospitality industry has pleaded with the government to review the current stringent Covid-19 lockdown restrictions as room occupancy levels hit zero as the industry faces huge financial losses. Speaking to NewZimbabwe.com on Saturday, the President of the Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ), Clive Chinwada, lamented the low levels of …

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12 boutique hotels outside major U.S. cities that justify a road trip

One of the many advantages of a luxury resort is the myriad of amenities. From multi-story spas with plunge pools, immaculately decorated treatment suites and lounge areas to renowned resident restaurants that even locals are dying to try, the resorts can satisfy just about any whim of its thousands of …

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African hotel investor sees potential for budget / mid-range hotels

The Kasada Hospitality Fund recently acquired the 414 room Safari Hotels and Conference Center in Windhoek, Namibia. Kasada Capital Management is an independent investment platform within the Kasada group, dedicated to the hotel industry in sub-Saharan Africa. The group has hotels operated under the brands of its strategic partner Accor, …

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