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Transcorp Hotels appoints new non-executive board member.

As part of its strategic goal of deepening the collective board experience and ensuring inclusion and diversity, the board of directors of Kaizen Academy Limited, a leading governance, education and training firm Board, approved the appointments of Ms. Aramide Nwokediuko, Ms. Olubukola Olateru and Ms. Adeola Olumeyan as independent non-executive …

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‘Serious fears’ for Afghans in UK refugee hotels as omicron cases soar

LONDON: There are “serious concerns” about the potential risk that the omicron variant of COVID-19 poses to the health of thousands of Afghan asylum seekers housed by British authorities in temporary hotels, experts tell Arab News . The UK is facing one of the world’s worst omicron outbreaks. On Sunday, …

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Five exceptional hotels for glamorous getaways

Restrictions on international travel change frequently due to the spread of the coronavirus. Check the FCO and country websites for the most up-to-date information before you travel. Conran cool in Marrakech “There is divinity in the details here”: the dining room at L’Hôtel Marrakech © Andrew Montgomery Conran’s sixth sense …

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CHOICE HOTELS AND CONCORD HOSPITALITY INTRODUCE HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Award-winning accommodation franchisor and hotel management and development company Increased commitment to diversity, equity and belonging by building bridges to meaningful career opportunities in hotel management ROCKVILLE, MD. and RALEIGH, North Carolina, December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Building on Company Commitments to Increase Diversity in the Hospitality Industry, …

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Quarantine hotels emptied and refunds made after being unblocked

Travelers were released from quarantine hotels after the government removed the redlist of countries where Omicron was at higher risk. The PA news agency reported that people in hotels were told they could leave as of 4 p.m. yesterday, around 12 hours after the requirement to self-isolate in a hotel …

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COVID-19: Travelers released from quarantine hotels soon after redlisting | World news

Travelers have been released from quarantine hotels after the government removed the UK’s red list. Some were told they could leave from 4 p.m., 12 hours after the requirement to self-isolate in a hotel was dropped for new arrivals. Other travelers left their accommodation before that date, we learned. COVID …

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Travelers Released From Quarantine Hotels 12 Hours After Red List Removal

T the ravellers were released from quarantine hotels after the government removed the red list. The PA news agency understands they were told they could leave as of 4 p.m., around 12 hours after the requirement to self-isolate in a hotel was dropped for new arrivals. It has been reported …

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‘Absurd’: Travelers trapped in quarantine hotels say process confusing and lengthy

Deborah Levy just wants to go home. From a quarantine hotel near Pearson International Airport, she says she just wants to see her family. To say that she has had a difficult few months would be an understatement. In August, her father died in South Africa, and then just six …

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Travelers released from quarantine hotels 12 hours after red list removed

Travelers have been released from quarantine hotels after the government removed the red list. The PA news agency understands they have been told they can leave from 4 p.m., about 12 hours after the requirement to self-isolate in a hotel was dropped for new arrivals. It was reported that some …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Washington 2021

An essential stop on any visit to the East Coast of the United States, Washington is the nation’s seat of power. Home to the White House, Capitol Hill, the National Mall, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial, its tourist route is one of the most iconic in the world. …

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Confidence in hotels and restaurants peaks before Omicron’s setback –

Confidence in hotels and restaurants peaked ahead of Omicron’s setback which led to new travel bans and the fourth wave of Covid, dropping from 37 in the third quarter to 49 in the fourth quarter. However, in early December, business confidence in the sector more than halved. According to the …

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Best luxury hotels in Chiang Mai 2021

Due to its inland location, Chiang Mai’s ‘New Town’ is often bypassed by sea-seeking tourists. Yet it is here that some of the country’s most revered temples reside, landscapes atmospheres and incredible wildlife. It has a fascinating history – it was once the capital of the Lanna Kingdom – with …

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Kenya: coastal hotels turn to local tourists with special offers for the holiday season

Hotels in the coastal region, hit hard by disruptions in international tourism, are turning to domestic revelers with sweetener deals to save their fortunes during peak holiday season. Coastal hotels, which have around 40,000 beds, are currently around 80% occupied, with most tourists being locals. Hoteliers have offered attractive party …

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South African travelers report extended stays in quarantine hotels – at taxpayer expense

Several Canadians who recently returned from South Africa told CBC News they were forced to stay in government-funded quarantine hotels for an additional 23 to 36 hours after receiving negative COVID-19 test results . “It’s a total waste of taxpayer dollars, and I think it’s an embarrassing way to treat …

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Kenya: Sarova hotels lock out unvaccinated guests

Want to dine or stay in the Sarova, Resort & Game lodges group of hotels? So do not leave your home without your vaccination certificate from the Ministry of Health. The hotel said on Thursday that people who had not been vaccinated would not be allowed access to their premises. …

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Vic Falls buzzes with activity with three new hotels – CAJ News Africa

from DANIEL JONES in Victoria Falls, ZimbabweVICTORIA FALLS, (CAJ News) – BOUYED by the official opening of a hotel, lodge and guesthouse in Victoria Falls at the height of COVID-19, President Emmerson Mnangagwa believes Zimbabwe is on track to achieve its goal of a US$5 billion tourism industry by 2025. …

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Intercontinental Hotels: Iconic Byredo Scents Will Soon Be Part of the Immersive Stay Experience at InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

Celebrate its 75e anniversary, the InterContinental brand is unveiling this new full-size bathroom equipment initiative as part of IHG’s commitment to reduce plastic waste by eliminating bathroom miniatures across its area. Today, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is launching a new toiletries program with European luxury brand Byredo, bringing some of …

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Legal action launched for “false imprisonment” in quarantine hotels

WWith the UK set to announce some sort of Covid passport system tonight, Annabel Fenwick Elliott examines the functioning of controversial regimes in different European countries. Germany has one of the strictest systems, although it has not stopped Covid rates from spiking in recent months. Entry rules If you are …

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Most hotels have supply chain issues: Travel Weekly

According to a November survey of some 500 members of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, 86% of hotels say supply chain disruptions have a moderate or significant impact on their operations. The problem has worsened in the past three months for 52% of respondents. Seventy-four percent say supply chain …

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A new standard for sustainable luxury hotels has arrived

Greenwashing: It’s one of those new words that almost sound like it needs to be tied to something good. But, just like other things that sound good and are actually really bad (shots of cinnamon whiskey, owning an exotic pet), greenwashing is something that we always need to make a …

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Best luxury hotels in the Azores 2022

The location of the Azores ensures that they continue to be less visited by tourists. They comprise nine islands dotted in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, collectively forming part of a geopark created during a volcanic eruption in 1766. As such, there are many fascinating craters to explore, as …

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Travelers returning from Africa say conditions are miserable in quarantine hotels

The Liberal government has announced new restrictions in response to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, including forcing travelers from 10 African countries to self-isolate at a federally-run hotel near the airport until they test negative on arrival.Cole Burston / The Canadian Press Travelers returning from Africa say Canadian quarantine …

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Best Airport Hotels | PASSPORT Review

Here is a portfolio of sensations ranked worldwide with the best airport accommodation. Visionary planners and architects have worked hard to reinvent the form, feel and function of airport hotels. The breathtaking wonder in up-and-coming environments like Singapore’s Changi Airport will dazzle even the most frequent travelers. Investment in upscale …

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Madurai to ban entry of unvaccinated people to hotels, shopping malls, other public places, Retail News, AND Retail

Madurai: In an effort to increase COVID-19 vaccine coverage, the Madurai district administration has said that unvaccinated people will not be allowed to enter public places like hotels, malls and other commercial establishments after one week. The administration gave people a week to get at least one dose of the …

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Friday Newspaper Roundup: Arm, British Hotels, Rolls-Royce

Rival Nvidia’s $ 75 billion buyout of Cambridge-based chip designer Arm is threatened after US regulators followed UK and Europe to block “the biggest solid-state chip merger in the world. the story”. The Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit to stop the buyout of Arm, which has grown in …

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Kenya: Old Kisumu hotels struggle to compete with new entrants

In its heyday, Sunset, one of the oldest iconic hotels in Kisumu and the Greater Western Region, was revered for its high-end services. Strategically located in the leafy suburb of Milimani, near Impala Sanctuary Park, Sunset was one of the few luxury lakefront hotels in the city from the 1970s …

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Best Hotels in Nigeria According to Travelers, by Erwin Orellano –

If you are heading to Nigeria in the near future and looking for the perfect hotel to stay in, you will greatly benefit from knowing what other travelers have to say about it. Read on to find out more. A tourist hotspot Nigeria stands out as Africa’s largest economy with …

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Avani Hotels & Resorts marks the first decade of travel

Avani properties around the world will celebrate the extraordinary journey that has seen the brand grow from one hotel to over 30 in just ten years. BANGKOK – With travelers from all over the world enthusiastically preparing international trips again, Avani Hotels and Resorts invites them to join in the …

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Palace says hotels that violate quarantine protocols will face penalties GMA News Online

Malacañang warned on Wednesday that hotels caught violating quarantine protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic would face penalties. “It belongs to the Ministry of Justice [to file charges]. We are under a public health emergency and we are governed by very strict laws, ”Acting presidential spokesman Karlo Nograles said in an …

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Best Boutique Hotels in the Lake District | The independent

When it comes to being almost irresponsibly beautiful, the Lake District is easy art to watch. Overflowing with bucolic mountain tarns and rugged windswept hills, these perfect lands – a collection of breezy Cumbrian counties bordered by the Pennines and the Irish Sea – have inspired romantic poets and children’s …

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Team India will stay in two hotels, player safety priority for us: Cricket South Africa chief at NDTV

India’s tour of South Africa is raising concerns amid the detection of a new variant of Covid called Omicron. In an exclusive conversation with NDTV, Cricket South Africa (CSA) President Lawson Naidoo said the board is in constant contact with BCCI and appreciates the actions taken by the Indian government, …

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Lagos hotels for foreigners

Posted November 28, 2021 Lagos is without a doubt one of the fastest growing territories on the planet. Its capital of the same name is the sixth largest city on the planet and the most populous in Africa, with more than 24 million inhabitants. Formerly known as Eko and still …

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Best Luxury Hotels in St Barths 2021

The French-speaking Caribbean island has long been popular with the rich and famous. Celebrities who vacationed here recently include Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, Spencer Matthews and Vogue Williams, Amy Schumer, Sir Paul McCartney and Lionel Ritchie. St Barth – or St Barth as it is also called – is …

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Best luxury hotels in Bora Bora 2021

The islands of French Polynesia are incredibly ambitious vacation destinations, including Bora Bora, the idyll of the South Pacific with its white sands, palm trees and pure aquamarine coastline. It’s a long way off for those traveling from the UK, so it’s often referred to as the trip of a …

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Travelers to South Africa must quarantine themselves in hotels if they test positive for Covid

Anyone who tests positive for the coronavirus out of around 600 passengers returning from South Africa will be required to self-quarantine at a hotel, GGD Kennemerland said. It only concerns passengers who left South Africa on two KLM planes before the Netherlands put in place a flight ban from that …

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CITY LODGE HOTELS LIMITED – Voluntary operational update – SENS

Voluntary operational update City Lodge Hotels Limited“City Lodge” or the “Group”(Reg. No. 1986/002864/06)(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)Share Code: CLH ISIN Code: ZAE000117792 VOLUNTARY OPERATIONAL UPDATE Operational update COVID-19 and the accompanying lockdown regulations due to the third wave of infections,including the civil unrest in South Africa in July …

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Tsogo Sun Hotels booking more guests, but still below 50% of pre-Covid occupancy

The Money Show interviews Chris du Toit (CEO, Tsogo Sun Gaming) on ​​the hotel group’s half-year results. Tsogo Sun Hotels saw a slight uptick in business terms over the past six months, but room occupancy rates were still below half of pre-pandemic levels. The hotel and gaming group published its …

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Black Friday 2021 travel deals include up to 99% hotel discounts

While seeing large boxes and gifts wrapped in sparkly bows is always intriguing, some of the best gifts you can give can’t be placed under your tree. A great vacation or a getaway to one of your bucket list destinations is what anyone with the urge to travel has at …

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Tsogo Sun Hotels still only 50% of rooms occupied before the pandemic

For the hospitality industry in particular, ease and affordability of travel is of paramount importance, as is the safety and confidence of tourists. Tsogo Sun Hotels has published its unaudited interim results for the six-month period ended at the end of September. It says occupancy rates and rooms sold are …

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Kenya: Government to exclude unvaccinated Kenyans from public transport, hotels and NTSA services

Nairobi – The government on Sunday announced a sweeping plan to support an ongoing COVID vaccination campaign, threatening to withhold key services to Kenyans who do not get vaccinated. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, who was flanked by his Tourism and Wildlife counterpart, Najib Balala, said those who do not …

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The hotels regain full occupancy

As large vaccination campaigns in South and Southeast Asia are in full swing, sources said bookings for hotel rooms and conference rooms are increasing every month. Business in the hospitality industry has finally picked up, as foreign delegates and corporate clients visit the country after a year and a half …

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Transcorp Hilton Abuja and Transcorp Hotels Calabar Win 5 Prestigious Travel Awards

Transcorp Hilton Abuja won four (4) awards, including Best Business Hotel in Africa, for the seventh consecutive year at the 28th World Travel Awards. The hotel, which is owned by Nigeria’s leading hotel brand, Transcorp Hotels Plc., Has also won the awards for Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel …

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Barrows Hotel Enterprises Begins Offering Asset-Based Trade Finance to Hotels

The herald Barrows (www.BarrowsHotels.com), the provider of hotel investment and advisory services for hotels in the Middle East and Africa Barrows Hotel Enterprises begins offering asset-based commercial financing to distressed hotels. Many hotels are having start-up problems due to the global pandemic, which has left many hotels with a low …

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Barrows Hotel Enterprises begins offering asset-based commercial financing to hotels

Barrows Hotel Enterprises begins offering asset-based loans to hotels Barrows Commercial Finance for hotels Barrows Commercial Finance for hotels DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, November 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Barrows, the hotel advisory and investment services provider for hotels in the Middle East and Africa, is starting to offer asset-based …

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Food waste decreases in hotels during pandemic

ANTALYA The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the world as we know it, altering our habits, from the way we travel to the interaction between people. class = “cf”> Despite all the discomfort and problems it has caused, one of the unlikely benefits of the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be …

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Assured Cyber ​​Protection joins the 2021 annual convention of the world’s leading hotels

Mitch Scherr, CEO Assured Cyber ​​Protection Cyber ​​Protection Insured Company Logo Assured Cyber ​​Protection selected, placing cybersecurity on the agenda of the 2021 annual convention of The Leading Hotels of the World. LONDON, UK, November 17, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – A next-generation cybertech company provides targeted solutions to tackle growing cyber …

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Ocean Drive Madrid, member of the OD Hotels group, opens its doors in February 2022

Ocean Drive Madrid is a new designer boutique hotel that opens in Madrid on February 25, 2022. Like its sister hotels under the OD Hotels brand, it will strive to truly connect its guests to where they stay. Located in Plaza de Isabel II, opposite the Opera Palace, a short …

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Best luxury hotels in Zurich 2021

It may be known primarily for its business, banking, and finance, but the Swiss city of Zurich is a great place to visit as a tourist, especially if you prefer to explore on foot. The compact city center has a charming old town made up of both medieval and Renaissance …

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FEATURED: Canal + launches Christmas promotion for hotels and other service companies | New times

The Business to Business (B2B) department of Canal + Rwanda has launched a Christmas package for large hotels, restaurants, airports, hospitals and other service providers. The promotion will run from November 15 to December 31. Companies will be eligible for promotions on one or the other of the three subscriptions …

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Hotels call on government to market venues, ease restrictions

By JONATHAN KAMOGA The Ugandan hotel industry, grappling with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic which has seen hotel occupancy rates drop below 40% before the December holidays, now wants the government to ease restrictions and commercialize the country’s tourism in foreign markets, with an emphasis on its natural heritage. …

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Best Luxury Hotels in St Anton am Arlberg –

This Austrian Tyrolean village is a gateway to the beautiful Arlberg ski area, a region partly responsible for the design of sport. The village also offers a slice of authentic mountain life, as well as some of the best afternoons in the world. It’s both charming and lively, offering plenty …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Megeve –

In the heart of the Mont Blanc region, near the Italian and Swiss borders is Megève, the French ski resort. It rose to prominence in the 1920s, as the destination of choice for well-known and wealthy people. While there are runs for all skill levels, they are often preferred by …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Napa Valley 2022

Located north of San Francisco, this California idyll is best known for its world-class winemaking. As such, many visit for the magnificent vineyards, temperate climate, beautiful scenery and delicious food. With five major cities and four distinct regions, you have plenty to choose from when it comes to accommodations. Many …

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Best luxury hotels in Gstaad 2021

Many celebrities have been spotted on vacation in this Swiss seaside resort. Gstaad is located in the Bernese Oberland region of the Alps and is one of the most exclusive ski resort towns in Europe. It’s unusual in that it retains an old-world feel, while dripping with luxury and amenities …

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Best luxury hotels in Zermatt 2021

At the foot of the Matterhorn lies Zermatt, a beautiful and peaceful idyll, in part thanks to its car-free policy. In winter, it is a snow lover’s paradise with 360 km of slopes, the longest slopes in Europe and the Zermatt Snowpark for freestylers and snowboarders (the Olympians are known …

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Kenyan hotels shine in Global Tourism Awards

For David and Maggie Kopp, Kenya is their second home. For 20 years in a row, the couple from the UK have visited the country to sample the wildlife of the Maasai Mara and the pristine sandy beaches of the Kenyan coast. Even the Covid-19 pandemic could not dissuade them …

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Our Top 5 Picks for Disney Hotels with the Best Vacation Decorations

There are over 20 hotels in Walt Disney World. And as you can imagine, every Disney hotel is adorned with holiday decorations. So which Disney hotels have the best vacation decorations? They’re all pretty awesome, but to help you have a festive Disney date by checking out the decorations, here …

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Barrows Hotels seeks acquisitions in Asia and Africa

LONDON, November 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Barrows Hotel Enterprises operates more than 10,000 hotel rooms internationally in more than 10 countries. The company started in 2008 as a real estate investor in the Dubai residential market. Since 2012, Barrows has changed strategy and the company is fully focused on …

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Barrows Hotels is looking for acquisitions in Asia and

LONDON, November 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Barrows Hotel Enterprises operates more than 10,000 hotel rooms internationally in more than 10 countries. The company started in 2008 as a real estate investor in the residential market in Dubai. Since 2012, Barrows has changed strategy and the company is fully focused …

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Best luxury hotels in Aspen 2021

At approximately 8,000 feet above sea level, Aspen takes you to new heights. As the Rocky Mountain resort in Colorado is so high, it regularly receives fresh snowfall, perfect for skiing. It’s a favorite haunt for celebrities – famous names who have vacationed here include Mariah Carrey, Rita Ora, Elton …

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Best luxury hotels in Boston in 2021

The capital of Massachusetts is one of the most historic regions in the United States. Home of the Boston Tea Party, Cheers, Freedom Trail and baked beans, “Athens of America” is a wonderful and original break. Visit in the fall to experience the rich fall color palette, or in the …

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Sarasota Co. commissioners approve high-rise hotels in Siesta Key

Sarasota County Commissioners opened the floor for public comment on the matter at their Wednesday morning meeting. SIESTA KEY, Fla .– Sarasota County Commissioners on Wednesday approved a developer’s plan to build a 170-room high-rise hotel in Siesta Key Village, a popular destination for tourists and residents of Sarasota. In …

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Minor Hotels to debut in Egypt with Oaks Hotels Resorts & Suites

Minor Hotels, hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 527 hotels and resorts in 55 countries across Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, is pleased to announce its upcoming debut in Egypt with the launch of a new Oaks property. Scheduled to …

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haunted hotels and ghostly guesthouses to book for Halloween

If you like your vacation with a secondary order of spectral occurrences, avoid the usual hotels and guesthouses in favor of a stay with a little more paranormal pedigree. As Halloween approaches, Airbnb has added the home of the movie franchise Scream to their site. Promising a night of horror …

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Fraser Suites Abuja wins World Luxury Hotels award as best in Africa

Fraser Suites Abuja, Nigeria’s leader in serviced luxury apartments, has been announced as the 2021 winner of the Luxury City Hotel’s World Luxury Hotel Awards for the African continent. The award from the World Luxury Hotel Awards “is in recognition of Fraser Suites’ continued commitment to hospitality excellence and outstanding …

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Best Luxury Hotels in the New Forest 2021

Joining the perimeter of the port city of Southampton on the outskirts of Britain’s premier seaside resort of Bournemouth, the New Forest is an expanse of magical forests and open green spaces close to the south coast. Home to deer, ponies and abundant wildlife, it is full of excellent walks, …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Sweden 2021

The Scandinavian nation offers wonderful vacation opportunities for the discerning traveler. Its capital, Stockholm, is a fascinating, stylish and trendy destination for a city break, as are many of its other coastal cities, such as Malmö and Gothenburg. The climates of the far north of Sweden offer glimpses of the …

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UK’s Most Artistic Hotels Perfect for Autumn Stays

In the restaurant of the newly opened East Sussex hotel, the Star at Alfriston (thepolizzicollection.com/the-star) is a portrait of a woman wearing a large ruff. It hangs above a 16th-century buffet that moans every morning with fruit, yogurt, and pastries. Watch it long enough, however, and you might see the …

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Construction begins on new hotels and restaurants at Epic Central in Grand Prairie

Construction of a large, city-owned investment in Grand Prairie with two new hotels, a convention center and a food court is underway. City leaders and private partners on Thursday celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of Epic Central, a 172-acre park nestled along George W. Bush Tollway and Arkansas …

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Hotels reflect on a confusing future

This article is part of our Business transformation special report, on how the pandemic has changed the way the world does business. As travel resumes amid signs of a decline in the pandemic, the hospitality industry is hoping its fortunes will rise as well. But until now, it’s unclear when …

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Best Luxury Hotels on the Costa Brava 2021

Stretching from the French border to Barcelona, ​​this area of ​​the Spanish coast is less populated than others and relatively unspoiled. Meaning “wild” coast, the region is known for its magnificent golden beaches, its temperate climate, its medieval towns and its pretty villages. As such, the Costa Brava is also …

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One of the most haunted hotels in the United States is in downtown San Antonio, according to a report

SAN ANTONIO – If you’ve visited the Alamo in downtown San Antonio, you might not know that one of the most haunted hotels in the United States is nearby. And yes, if you dare, you can book an overnight stay. The Emily Morgan Hotel, at 705 E. Houston Street, is …

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Four Seasons Hotels to hire new CEO in 2022 under new majority ownership

Skift take Four Seasons has strengthened its development pipeline over the 20 years that John Davison has held various positions with the company. The brand awareness and the new ownership structure of the company should make this CEO search easier than last time. Cameron Sperance The chief executive of one …

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US and UK warn citizens to avoid hotels in Afghanistan

Kabul – The United States and Britain warned their citizens on Monday to avoid hotels in Afghanistan, days after dozens of people were killed in a mosque in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group active in Afghanistan , Islamic State Khorasan. The Taliban, who seized power in August …

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New booking platform for luxury hotels promises higher and faster salaries: Travel Weekly

A group of travel industry veterans have joined forces to launch Four Hundred by Design, a new business-to-business platform for travel advisors that promises higher commissions and faster payouts, among other benefits. Co-founded by Tony Abrams (founder of lifestyle management company Four Hundred) and Tony Shepherd (CEO of Four Hundred …

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US, UK warn citizens of Kabul hotel threat

The United States and Britain on Monday warned their citizens to avoid hotels in Afghanistan, days after dozens of people were killed in a mosque in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. The Taliban, who seized power in August and declared an Islamic emirate, seek international recognition and …

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Readers’ Choice Awards 2021: the best hotels and resorts in Africa

THE BEST RESORT IN SOUTH AFRICA 2021 10. Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sands. 97.769. Loges Lepogo, Limpopo. 97.838. Lion Sands Game Reserve, Sabi Sands. 97.837. andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal. 98.886. Marataba Luxury Lodges, Marakele National Park. 99.125. Cheetah Plains, Sands of Sabi. 99.374. Morukuru family, Madikwe wildlife …

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Best luxury hotels in Fuerteventura 2021

It has some of the most beautiful beaches in the Canary Islands, aquamarine seas and a temperate climate all year round, thanks to its position off the North African coast. Fuerteventura is a little less built than some of its neighbors, although it is the second largest in the collection …

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Best luxury hotels in Malaga 2021

Malaga, the capital of its province and the de facto capital of the Costa del Sol, Andalusia, is one of Spain’s fastest growing cities. It is much more than a gateway to the beaches, resorts and natural parks of southern Spain’s most popular coast. It is a vibrant city rich …

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4 Houston luxury hotels win new Conde Nast Traveler awards

In February, American News and World Report ranked Tilman Fertitta’s luxury Post Oak Hotel # 13 in all of its top 50 hotels in the US in 2021 – and # 1 in Texas. The opulent Post Oak still retains its status as Best in Houston in a new ranking, …

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Hundreds of asylum seekers wait in Portland-area hotels because apartments are so scarce

Hundreds of asylum seekers who arrived in Portland over the summer are waiting in area hotels for permanent accommodation because affordable apartments are so scarce. The exact number is unclear, but officials and agencies working with newcomers say the influx is of a similar magnitude to the 450 migrants who …

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10 Best Myrtle Beach Hotels

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Need a clean, safe home away from home? How about something close to the beach, with a great view of the sunrise, and within walking distance of food and entertainment? The Myrtle Beach shoreline is filled with what may seem like an endless stream of …

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Leading Hotels releases its first “Luxury Report”

Are travelers gaining the confidence to travel more frequently and farther? What are the most popular destinations right now for LHW travellers? Are we returning to pre-pandemic industry travel levels? What matters to travelers today when planning their next trip? Presentation of the first Luxury report by Leading. We invite …

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63% of Greek housing and hotels were occupied in September, according to the minister

The occupancy rate of accommodation and hotels in Greece reached 63% from September 12 to 19, figures released by the country’s Minister of Tourism, Vassilis Kikilias, revealed. The ministry also announced that from November; German airline Condor will offer its services by operating flights to Crete, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com. In addition, …

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Best luxury hotels in Courchevel 2021

The largest ski area in the world has one of the longest winter sports seasons in the Alps. Courchevel is in fact made up of four resorts (Courchevel 1850, Moriond 1650, Courchevel Village 1550 and Courchevel Le Praz 1300) linked by ski lifts, slopes and a road. And it’s not …

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South African hotels win Top 5 best cities in Africa and Cape Town voted best city in Africa and the Middle East – SAPeople

Picture provided South African hotels grabbed the top FIVE places for Africa City Hotels in the World’s Best Awards from World Travel and Leisure. Four of the five are in Cape Town. A delighted Mayor of Cape Town, Dan Plato, said this week: “As mayor of this beautiful city, it …

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Best luxury hotels in Belgrade 2021

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities on the planet, this prehistoric colony played a vital role through the eras of the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, Serbian and Austrian empires. Those interested in the colorful history of the region can visit the many museums dedicated to its history. It is also …

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Valor Hospitality Partners announces strategic partnership with CityBlue Hotels in East Africa

Valor Hospitality Partners, a global full-service hotel management company, today announced its recent partnership with CityBlue Hotels, Africa’s fastest growing local hotel chain, owned by The Diar Group. As part of a long-term agreement, the new joint venture, to be called Valor Diar, will initially operate Divine Residences by CityBlue …

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Radisson Hotel Group announces a record year in Africa, with 13 hotels and 2,500 rooms signed to date

Radisson Hotel Group (www.RadissonHotels.com), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is proud to announce a record hotel expansion in Africa with 13 signings to date, translating into one new hotel signed every 20 days. The Group’s expansion campaign, adding 2,500 rooms to its African portfolio, includes the announcement of …

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Cape Town was voted best city in Africa with 4 hotels which also won the first prize!

I have always envisioned Cape Town as the star pupil of the class. Always get full marks and rewards for being the best dressed. The South African professor’s pet, if you will, writes Cape {town} Etc’s Lynn cupid. It’s not hard to see why Cape Town remains the popular kid …

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Best luxury hotels in Basel 2021

Often overlooked as a short-term choice, the Swiss city has a lot to offer. It sits on the Rhine, with a plethora of art galleries, museums, opera houses and theaters, as well as historic sites. Basel is cosmopolitan but traditional, with an exciting emerging art scene, alongside its more classic …

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Radisson Hotel Group on track to reach 50 hotels in North Africa by 2025

Radisson Hotel Group has signed nine hotels in North Africa to date this year. This has brought the group’s portfolio in North Africa, comprising the Maghreb countries as well as Libya and Egypt, to more than 30 hotels in operation and development, putting them on track to reach more than …

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Hotels relaunch their plan to open a boutique in Uganda

By GILBERT MWIJUKE International hotel brands are targeting the Ugandan market as part of efforts to revive the tourism sector. In 2020, the International Conference Association ranked Uganda as the sixth most popular meeting, incentive, conference and exhibition (Mouse) destination in Africa. The idea was to encourage international hotel chains …

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Best luxury hotels in Zagreb 2022

Croatia’s tourism industry has exploded over the past few decades. Yet it is the coastal areas that have so far received the majority of holidaymakers. As a result, hidden gems can still be found inland, especially in the country’s capital, Zagreb. And you won’t be surrounded by tourists, like you …

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Standard Hotels Parent Puts His Nose on Bigger-Is-Better on Brand Growth

Skift take Big hotel companies like Marriott and Hilton want franchisees to think bigger is better in terms of signing a brand deal. Standard International wants to show that you can stay independent and hit above your weight – but having a cool factor and financial backing always helps. Cameron …

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Sheraton Hotels and Resorts

Located in the diplomatic district of Djibouti, the hotel presents the new vision of Sheraton Hotels & Resorts designed to foster community, togetherness and productivity Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, today unveiled newly transformed spaces at the Sheraton Djibouti. The 185-room hotel …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Bucharest 2021

The capital of Romania is a city of contrasts and continuous visible changes. Once described as the Paris of the East, the many Art Deco and Art Nouveau buildings are breathtaking. Yet these stand alongside a range of brutalist architectures, as well as visible signs of war and revolution, mixed …

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Available Rooms: How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Hospitality Industry – Hotels & Hospitality

September 03, 2021 SNG Grant Thornton To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented level of disruption to the hospitality industry. Due to local shutdowns and travel restrictions, many hotels have been …

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The Hotel Awards: 39 of the world’s best new hotels in 2021

WELLNESS WONDER: the best wellness retreat Need to disconnect in style? These venues will cater for our every whim, offering everything your mind and body could wish for, from divine massages to cutting-edge health programs. WINNER Les Sources de Cheverny, FranceWhat could be better than admiring the castles of the …

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The Hotel Awards: 39 of the best new hotels in the world in 2021

WELLNESS WONDER: best wellness retreat Need to disconnect in style? These places will cater to our every whim, offering everything your mind and body could want, from heavenly massages to state-of-the-art health programs. WINNER Springs of Cheverny, FranceWhat could be better than admiring the castles of the Loire? Stay in …

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Texarkana hotels fill with Louisiana evacuees | Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas – With the influx of evacuees in the Texarkana area, several local hotels are providing shelter. Hilton Garden Inn officials said they started receiving calls Friday night and have been full since Saturday. Sales manager Barbara Walker said most of their guests are from southern Louisiana or work …

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Unemployment benefits end, but hotel labor issues may continue: Travel Weekly

At the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) in Los Angeles in late July, a number of hotel executives voiced their belief that once the federal government’s weekly boost to unemployment checks expires in September, their current labor problems would ease. But a growing body of research indicates the issue is …

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Seeking to take advantage of a crowded market, some hotels become “art museums with rooms”

Guests arriving at the ART Hotel do not encounter a lobby, but an art gallery, part of a rapidly evolving trend where hotels strive to distinguish themselves in a crowded market. “We’re not just a hotel,” said Aaron Bajorek, managing director, standing in front of the Lewitt. “We are a …

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Modern and affordable hotels for the African middle class

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, including Ibis, …

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