Wyndham to acquire the American brand AmericInn for $170M

Minnesota-based midscale hotel brand AmericInn has agreed to be acquired by Wyndham Hotel Group for $170 million. The AmericInn brand is owned by Chanhassen-based Northcott Hospitality and includes...


Opening of the largest Holiday Inn Express® in the Americas Region

IHG Group has announced the opening of a Holiday Inn Express® Hotel in the city of Waikiki. With its 44-story, it is the largest Holiday Inn Express property in the Americas region.


Maria Uy Named Vice President, Treasurer for Choice Hotels

Maria Uy has just been named Vice President, Treasurer for Choice Hotels after 20 years of Treasury experience.


+ 6% in January-April 2017 for the International Tourist Arrivals Worldwide

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, we count 369 million international tourists in the first four months of the year, it is 21 million more than the same period in 2016.


Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group opens a Radisson Blu in Poland

Radisson Blu announced the opening of the Radisson Blu Resort Świnoujście in Poland. This five-star hotel is the first luxurious hotel in the city and confirms the development's strategy of the group...


Micro-hospitality: does size always matter?

When it comes to size, today, modern hospitality faces two extreme trends: either over-extending with large facilities featuring pools, restaurants and luxurious amenities, or paring down to the...


Patrick Pacious, new CEO at Choice Hotels

Patrick Pacious has just been named CEO at Choice Hotels and will replace Stephen Joyce, who will assume the role of Vice-President of the Board of Directors. He will take up his duties in January...


Japan: the Schrager-Marriott partnership produces two hotels

The partnership between the American entrepreneur Ian Schrager and Marriott International is given a boost with the signing of two Edition properties to open in Tokyo by 2020.


Rezidor: Chema Basterrechea appointed Chief Operating Officer

Rezidor has just appointed Chema Basterrechea as the group's new Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. He spent most of his career in the hospitality industry, at NH Hotel Group.

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Market trends
22/06/2017 12h22

May 2017: Europe's hotel industry re-accelerates

After a month of April with more measured growth, European hoteliers are regaining their dynamism, especially Belgium, the Iberian peninsula and Eastern Europe. France is nonetheless one of the rare exceptions, with the only - albeit slight - drop in revenue per available room in Europe.

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29/06/2017 07h00

After going “asset light”, are hotel champions bound to disengage from employment?

The financial valuation of the main hotel groups worldwide has evolved positively over the last few months, but the rise of digital players in tourism has been even faster. In addition to their strong growth and high valuation, these emerging players are characterized by their moderate consumption of resources. This puts pressure on traditional players whose performances are increasingly...

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18/07/2017 10h34

Director Strategy & Analysis M/F - the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Brussels

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel companies. It has an expanding portfolio of more than 1,440 hotels in operation and under development, a global...

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11/07/2017 15h09

Operations Manager M/F - Hotel Ibis Coventry South, United Kingdom

52 Bedroom hotel with a Team of 9. Hotel is situtated in the Village off Whitley a 10 Mintute drive from the City Centre. Good Motorway links.

27/06/2017 14h34

Revenue Management Specialist, Operations EMEA M/F - Wyndham Hotel Group - London, United Kingdom

Wyndham is one of the world's largest hospitality companies with 7,812 hotels worldwide. The group offers individual consumers and business-to-business customers a broad suite of hospitality products...

20/06/2017 11h56

Conference and Events Coordinator M/F - Novotel London Excel - United Kingdom

Novotel London ExCeL, a 4-star hotel in the Royal Victoria Dock. With 257 bedroom opposite the ExCeL Exhibition Centre, located near the O2 Arena and Canary Wharf.

13/06/2017 09h30

Reservations and Sales Manager M/F - Novotel Bristol Centre - United Kingdom

Located within a 5 minute walk of Temple Meads Railway Station and a 10 minute walk of Cabot Circus Shopping Centre, Bars & Restaurants. 131 bedrooms, 6 Conference Rooms, Elements Restaurant & Bar.


April 9&10, 2018 - InterContinental Paris Le Grand

Global Lodging Forum

For 20 years, the Global Lodging Forum has been the only international platform staged in France to facilitate a close encounter between the various business areas involved in the development of the hospitality industry: operators, banking institutions, real estate companies and developers. More than 500 decisions makers of the largest hotel groups, financial corporations, investors, developers...

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - InterContinental Paris Le Grand

Worldwide Hospitality Awards 2017

The Worldwide Hospitality Awards have offered the international hotel industry an event to showcase their most original initiatives and their most successful innovations. All the candidatures illustrate how the hospitality industry constantly evolves. We hope to see you as a candidate or a participant for the 18th edition of the Worldwide Hospitality Awards on November 8, 2017 at the...

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017- InterContinental Paris Le Grand

Investment Tourism Forum

After the success of the fourth edition of TourInvest Forum, the Tourism Investment Forum, we look forward to welcoming you to the forthcoming edition on November 8, 2017 at the InterContinental Paris Le Grand. This Forum aims to stimulate tourism and hotel investments, while bringing together tourism operators, investors, and public authorities from Europe and around the World. More information...

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