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16/08/2017 13h51

Marriott announces the finalists of its incubation program

The pan-European incubation program TestBED 2017, organized by Marriott, provides start-ups with the opportunity to develop their innovative ideas within Marriott-branded properties. The hospitality...

24/07/2017 15h51

June 2017: the gap widens between European hoteliers

Following a strong growth trend in May, European hoteliers record lower performances in June 2017. However, this month's figures feature wide gaps with some countries experiencing drops - such as...

24/07/2017 11h20

The first Autograph Collection Hotel opens in Estonia

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s brand, announced the opening of its first hotel in Estonia with the Hotel Telegraaf in Tallinn’s historic centre.

07/07/2017 10h26

[Slideshow] Design Hotels broadens its European network

The independent hotels network Design Hotels has recently acquired 7 new properties across Europe, located in Iceland, Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Germany and England.

28/06/2017 09h57

Venice: Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel joins The Leading Hotels of the World

The 5-star Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel, opened in August 2016 on Venice's Grand Canal, has just joined the independent hotel chain The Leading Hotels of the World.

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...

21/06/2017 13h38

Scandic acquires the Finland-based Restel for €114.5 million

Scandic Hotels Group, which is among the top European hospitality actors, announced its purchase of Restel's operations in Finland for about €115 million. This deal aims at extending its footprint on...

19/06/2017 09h43

Open Homes, Community Tourism Program: AirBnB's charm offensive?

Increasingly condemned by local legislation and hotel operators, AirBnB multiplies the initiatives aimed at restoring its image. It recently launched a platform to help house refugees, as well as an...

07/06/2017 10h57

Brexit, terrorist attacks, elections ? British hospitality remains unshaken

With the latest general election, repeated terrorist attacks and the Brexit issue, the United Kingdom's political and economic context may seem quite unfavorable for tourism and the hospitality...

30/05/2017 09h17

Yilmaz Yildirimlar, Area Senior Vice President for Central and Southern Europe at Rezidor

Rezidor Hotel Group has just announced the appointment of Yilmaz new Area Senior Vice President for Central and Southern Europe.

23/05/2017 10h06

April 2017: European hospitality has the wind in its sails

Despite slower growth than the previous month, European hospitality figures are still pretty good, with 4% growth in the RevPAR. The only drawbacks in this favorable trend: calendar effects likely to...

22/05/2017 14h16

New rooms at Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel revealed for the Cannes Film Festival

For the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in southern France, the luxury boutique hotel offers itself a facelift.

12/05/2017 13h18

[In Slideshow] The Leading Hotels of the World welcomes 8 new properties

The Leading Hotels of the World has just announced the arrival of 8 new properties within its network, located in Europe (including one in France), South America, Indonesia and Tanzania.

12/05/2017 08h58

Europe: do market trends forecast a major rebalancing?

At the 21st edition of the Global Lodging Forum held last April 10 and 11, Vanguelis Panayotis, President MKG Consulting, presented hotel market trends worldwide and the evolution of results in...

24/04/2017 10h32

March 2017: Europe's hotel industry leaves its doubts behind

Europe's hotels post a new increase in their activity in March. Results are positive across all categories due to a combined increase in indicators.

19/04/2017 09h38

Four Points by Sheraton makes its debut in Montenegro

The Four Points by Sheraton brand from Marriott International strengthens its presence in Europe with the opening of a new property within a ski area in Montenegro.

06/04/2017 13h14

#13 Hotel Group & Chain Ranking 2017 #LTDC

MKG Consulting presents "Let's take a coffee break together", several short analyses covering the trends and performances on the hospitality sector. Today, Vanguélis Panayotis presents the Hotel...

22/03/2017 16h00

February 2017: the growth dynamic continues for European hoteliers

In February 2017, hospitality professionals posted improved results across Europe. The enjoyed a benefic combination of occupancy rates and average daily rates. All the countries post an increase in...