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Palimaru takes up hotel manager role with Rosewood London

Palimaru takes up hotel manager role with Rosewood London

Hotel 

Rosewood London has confirmed the appointment of Remus Palimaru as hotel manager. In his new role, Palimaru will report directly to managing director, Michael Bonsor, overseeing all hotel operations from its 262 rooms and 44 suites, to Scarfe’s Bar, The Mirror Room, Holborn Dining Room and Sense Spa.

trivago launches Rate Insights feature to hoteliers

trivago launches Rate Insights feature to hoteliers

trivago has made over five billion room rates visible to hoteliers around the world. With its new Rate Insights feature, trivago grants hoteliers access to an unbiased and comprehensive set of data on traveller demand and competitor prices, enabling them to compare room rates from over 250 booking sites as well as official hotel websites on a single dashboard.

Farrow takes up key sales role with Royal Caribbean

Farrow takes up key sales role with Royal Caribbean

Cruise 

Royal Caribbean International has announced the appointment of Guy Farrow as key account manager for the UK & Ireland. Farrow joins Royal Caribbean this week from FMCG equipment pooling business, CHEP, where he worked in account management, looking after logistics companies and food manufacturers.

Butz takes over leadership of The Confidante, Miami

Butz takes over leadership of The Confidante, Miami

Hotel 

Keith Butz has been appointed general manager of The Confidante Miami Beach, effective immediately. In his new position, he oversees the day-to-day operations at one of Miami Beach’s most playful, yet sophisticated hotels.

Etihad brings Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Lebanon route

Etihad brings Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Lebanon route

Etihad Airways today introduced the Boeing 787-9 on its scheduled daily service from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to Beirut, Lebanon. The new 787 Dreamliner service replaces the Airbus A321 aircraft previously operating the airline’s EY535/EY538 flights to and from the Lebanese capital.

Matild Palace takes Luxury Collection into Hungary

Matild Palace takes Luxury Collection into Hungary

Hotel 

Özyer Group has announced the signing of an agreement with Marriott International to launch the acclaimed Luxury Collection brand in Hungary with Matild Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel. Slated to open in early 2019 as the first Luxury Collection property in Hungary, this landmark hotel will occupy the beautiful Matild Place, a palatial neo-baroque building on the gateway to the Elisabeth Bridge over the Danube.

Ryanair among non-binding bidders for Alitalia

Ryanair among non-binding bidders for Alitalia

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair is among around a dozen bidders to have made a non-binding offer for ailing carrier Alitalia. The Italian flag-carrier filed for special administration earlier this year as debts continued to mount.