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Analysis
20/03/2017 15h03

2017 Ranking: what has changed in the European Hotel groups’ Top10

This year, several changes have upset the hierarchy of hotel groups in Europe: Marriott International surpasses Best Western to become number 3; Carlson Rezidor and NH Hotel group move ahead of...

Analysis
15/03/2017 11h01

In what way does European support contribute to Holland’s hospitality dynamism?

Yesterday, legislative elections in Holland resulted in the defeat of the far-right (PVV). A look at the importance of foreign, and especially European, clientele in Holland’s hospitality sector.

Interviews
15/03/2017 08h48

Philippe Bijaoui, Chief Development EMEA - Eurasia, Wyndham Hotels Group

Philippe Bijaoui joined Wyndham Hotels Group in 2016, as development manager EMEA for Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa. He is in charge of developing the group’s fifteen brands in its current...

Analysis
27/02/2017 13h05

Liege: The hotel industry in the Fervent City rekindles its sacred fire

Easily reached from Germany, France, and the Netherlands and located an hour from Brussels, Liege is open to Europe. In recent years the city has been modernizing its infrastructures to improve its...

Analysis
03/01/2017 17h11

Overview 2016 of French hotel industry: €900 million in lost earnings, Paris and Nice suffer

Analysis of monthly evolutions, key figures: discover the first overview of fiscal year 2016 for the French hotel industry. Unsurprisingly, this year was difficult in France; business results were...

Analysis
20/12/2016 09h55

Montenegro draws investors’ attention

The little principality in the Balkans has made a remarkable foray into the club of popular destinations. An independent Republic since 2006, it emerges from ex-Yugoslavia and its association with...

Interviews
19/12/2016 10h22

Wolfgang M. Neumann, President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Since 2012, Wolfgang M. Neumann has succeeded Kurt Ritter at the head of Rezidor Hotel Group, subsidiary (51%) of Carlson Hotels. He joined the group one year earlier as Executive Vice President and...

Reports
02/11/2016 10h30

Overview of hospitality schools around the world

To learn all there is to know about schools and their assets, the programs they offer, their admissions criteria, their costs… From Europe to Asia, Switzerland to Australia, the United States to the...

Reports
28/10/2016 09h12

Studio 16 and its Capsules take EquipHotel back to the future

The hotel sector has been shaken up by several successive “revolutions” –digital, behavioral, architectural... – that have forced it to re-examine itself while perpetuating its spirit. Basing itself...

Analysis
27/10/2016 08h56

With Donostia 2016, San Sebastian rides the crest of the wave of new investments

The large provincial city in Spain’s autonomous community of the Basque Country is a cultural hot spot in 2016. Elected with Wroclaw, Poland, to be European Capital of Culture, San Sebastian is...

Analysis
20/10/2016 18h39

SIAL 2016: clients are there, but hotels in the Paris region are not satisfied

A go-to event for the agro-food sector, the international food innovation exhibition (SIAL) was held this year from October 16 to 20, 2016. On this occasion, hotels in the Paris region could...

Analysis
16/08/2016 15h27

Utrecht, a favorable climate for investors

Located near the country’s geographic center, Utrecht is the fourth largest city in the Netherlands in terms of population. Its economy is driven by academics mostly due to its world-class...

Interviews
21/07/2016 09h08

Choice Hotels: “ We haven't found the right deal yet ”

Stephen P. Joyce, CEO, Patrick Pacious, COO, Mark Pearce, Senior VP International, Carl Oldsberg, VP International Operations, and Tess Mattisson -freshly appointed Director of European...

Analysis
18/07/2016 17h12

Another hard blow for French tourism after deadly attack on the French Riviera

Emotions are still running high on Nice’s iconic Promenade des Anglais after the minute’s silence that brought dozens of thousands together on Monday. Families, friends and fellow citizens gathered...

Interviews
07/07/2016 16h03

The Rezidor Hotel Group: “Business as usual in our 400 hotels”

Born in Belgium, Eric De Neef has a degree in Hotel Management from CERIA in Brussels. He joined Rezidor in 2011 as Senior Vice President Park Inn by Radisson and was appointed Senior Vice President,...

Trends
01/06/2016 10h46

April 2016: Cold shower for the Middle East

In April 2016, hotel performances in Africa and the Middle East were very gloomy. Only Egypt, thanks to the Nile Valley, and South Africa come out on top. Turkey, meanwhile, is the country whose...

Analysis
20/05/2016 08h20

Dubai: Arrivals are up 5% in Q1 2016, RevPAR down sharply

Dubai saw an increase in tourist arrivals by 5.1% in the first quarter 2016, with 4.1 million visitors. But this moderate rate within a context of strong growth in supply leads to a slight drop in...

Reports
18/05/2016 15h04

Tangla Hotel Brussels, HNA group, a concept dedicated to Chinese clientele

The Chinese group HNA, which received a lot of press in the hotel world recently with the takeover of Carlson Rezidor and different equity stakes, opened its first hotel in Europe last month in the...