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#Hospitalityhelps is now supported by over 300 hotels in 38 countries with 33,575 room nights available for displaced Ukrainian residents

Created by a group of hospitality industry veterans, #HospitalityHelps was launched with one goal: to provide temporary hotel accommodation to Ukrainian residents forced from their homes due to war. #HospitalityHelps is an online booking platform for short-term hotel stays for people fleeing war in Ukraine. The global initiative has already …

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Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas celebrates International Women’s Day around the world

In honor of International Women’s Day 2022, Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas showcased some of their incredible female team members across the globe, each in inspiring and unique roles – whether from caring for wildlife, pioneering in the hospitality industry or bringing ancient practices to the contemporary. wellness industry. Ashton …

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Donate to Ukraine during the Russian invasion by London restaurants

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a growing number of London restaurants are working to support the hundreds of thousands of people who are fleeing, those who remain in the country without supplies and the families of those who have already been killed. Here’s what Ukrainian restaurants in London and …

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Foreign investor sells 3 posh hotels in Nairobi

A foreign investor has been given a nod to sell three of its high-end hotels in Nairobi, including the prestigious Fairview. The South African investor owns Fairview Hotel, Town Lodge and City Lodge Two Rivers. The three hotels stand out for their state-of-the-art facilities and rich hospitality, attracting hundreds of …

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Alabama restaurants continue to feel the effects of the pandemic

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Restaurants have been hit hard since the pandemic began, and the omicron variant has packed another punch. Mindy Hannon, president of the Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association, says restaurateurs continue to feel the pressure. “We still have restaurants that are permanently closing every week. We have …

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Kisumu identifies 360 hotels to host 10,000 delegates at Africities Summit

News Kisumu identifies 360 hotels to host 10,000 delegates at Africities Summit Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Part of the Kisumu city skyline seen from Kisumu Port on Lake Victoria. PICTURES | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG By RUSHDIE OUDIA More from this author Summary At least 360 hotels in Kisumu and …

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Michelin stars for London restaurants in the 2022 Michelin Guide UK

Michelin has announced its 2022 stars for Britain and Ireland, using Twitter instead of the usual slightly offbeat ceremony, which it previously streamed online. There have been no new three-star Michelin restaurants named in the capital, after Core by Clare Smyth and Hélène Darroze at Connaught won the accolade last …

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Tribute to the women behind Red Carnation Hotels this International Women’s Day – March 8, 2022

Béatrice Tollman, Founder and President Founder and President of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, Beatrice Tollman, has built one of the most successful and admired hotel collections in the world. As one of the most respected and acclaimed women in hospitality, Beatrice has been widely hailed for her contributions to …

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Inside El Padrino, one of the best luxury restaurants in Ghana

Ghana is known for its stunning scenery, diverse animal life and miles of sandy beaches along a beautiful coastline. Additionally, the country has a rich history and culture, recently becoming one of the favorite destinations for African Americans. However, the country can offer much more than that, as luxury restaurants …

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Downtown businesses frustrated with city approving 7 hotels for extended liquor sales

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Just around the corner from Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, you’ll find Primo African Quisine at Second Street and Prospect Avenue. Primo’s owner said the restaurant has only been open for a few months and All-Star weekend has always been his focus. “We wanted to show them that we …

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Nakuru hotels sold out ahead of Kenya’s June Safari Rally

By MACHARIA MWANGI Hoteliers in the town of Nakuru in Kenya began receiving reservations for the Safari Rally in June as residents prepare for a surge in business. The county signed a pact last Sunday to keep the event in the World Rally Championship until 2026. This year it is …

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Yotam Ottolenghi on the most important ingredient in any kitchen: diversity | Restaurants

It has always been a great strength that there are so many international influences in the hospitality industry in this country: they enrich it, they make it interesting, they make it fun. But now the perfect storm of the pandemic and Brexit is seriously affecting that diversity. In my restaurants, …

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NJ hotels under attack – Your business is next (Opinion)

Steve Sweeney just can’t let go. He lost to Ed the Trucker and it looks like he will express his bitterness towards the middle and working class of New Jersey. You remember last week when I reported to you about the conversation of the African American Chamber of Commerce and …

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New Washington, DC hotels offering a truly local stay

When a hotel opening coincides with a pandemic, a different kind of hospitality (dare we say, better?) Occurs. Share this article A a surprising number of new hotels opened in Washington, DC in those months when leisure travel was not recommended. The usual influx of visitors and businessmen in the …

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The food trends and restaurants Atlanta needs more of in 2022

Despite the ups and downs of 2021 due to the ongoing global health crisis, Atlanta’s restaurant industry continues to show the resilience and wild creativity of the people working in its restaurants and bars. The dining rooms have reopened and the patios have been seriously renovated. New state and city …

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The biggest innovators in travel and hotels 2021

Every year I try to take a step back and take stock of the things I have seen on the road. I have managed to maintain a fairly aggressive travel pace this year, checking out many different products, fitting new airline tires and freeing myself from a lot of my …

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Kenya: coastal hotels expect up to 95% occupancy during the festivities

Nairobi – A section of tourism and hospitality stakeholders have expressed optimism that the occupancy rate at coastal hotels is likely to reach 95% during this Christmas holiday season, a huge improvement on the same period from last year. Players noted that the high numbers will be driven by the …

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Letters from the Readers: Maybe it’s our fault that restaurants are struggling

Scottish food stars Tom Kitchin, Martin Wishart, Carina Contini, James Thomson, Nic Wood, Stefano Pieraccini, Scott Smith, Michele Civiera, Mark Alston, Katie O’Brien and Andrew Radford came together last year to boost restaurants in Scotland (Photo: Lisa Ferguson) Anyone old enough to remember the Stanley Baxter skit that offered guests …

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‘Long war with Covid’ – pubs and restaurants to close at 8 p.m. under new restrictions until January 30

THE government has agreed to reject Nphet’s advice of a new 5 p.m. curfew on reception and instead put in place a 8 p.m. closing time until January 30. The 8 p.m. curfew will also apply to hotel bars and restaurants as well as other indoor events, including entertainment, cultural, …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HOZA Restaurant Brings African Culture and Experience to Downtown Easton | Regional News from Lehigh Valley

EASTON, PA – Few of Lehigh Valley residents will visit Africa, but culture and taste can be experienced in downtown Easton, just off Center Square. Sibu Mafundikwa’s HOZA restaurant is what she describes as “Pan-African”, with flagship products from across the continent: Nigerian-style grilled chicken, West African Jollof rice and …

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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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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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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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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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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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Massachusetts has one of the best black-owned hotels in the United States, according to Sweet July

Summer Book a stay there for “the ultimate road trip”, according to the magazine. The Oak Bluffs Inn on Martha’s Vineyard. Jeremy Driesden Photography Travelers supporting black-owned hotels this summer will find one of the best on Martha’s Vineyard, according to sweet july. Let us know: What does Juneteenth mean …

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19 of the World’s Most Incredible Hotels • Hotel Designs

The inspiration for each of the three villa types – Paddy Field, Hill Pool and Beach Pool – is rooted in the Vietnamese tradition of architecture as an art form. A modern reinterpretation of the traditional mansions typical of Vietnam’s tribal cultures, the villas have been built in an ecological …

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Transcorp Hotels launches Aura platform in Nigeria

Nigeria: Transcorp Hotels, Africa’s leading hotel brand, has announced the launch of Aura, an Airbnb-style platform, as the continent’s tourism industry prepares for the anticipated post-pandemic travel recovery. The platform is the company’s first alternative accommodation database and will connect travelers to accommodations, restaurants and cultural experiences across Nigeria. Similar …

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Choice Hotels creates franchise-focused group for black American hoteliers

For fifteen years, Choice Hotels has reinforced its longstanding commitment to diversity through its Emerging Markets program. In early December, Choice launched Choice Hotels Owners African American Alliance (CHOAAA), the hospitality industry’s only franchisee group dedicated to Black and African American hoteliers. CHOAAA will provide ongoing representation, support and advocacy …

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