Hotel Marketing News

The Dorchester introduces a Nutcracker Christmas

The Dorchester introduces a Nutcracker Christmas

20th Aug 2010 Press Release Hotel News

The Dorchester hotel is taking inspiration from the most festive of fairytales this year, presenting guests with a Nutcracker-themed Christmas. Props such as the Nutcracker doll, sweets and presents from English National Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker will be found throughout The Promenade.

ME Cancun to Become All-Inclusive Property

ME Cancun to Become All-Inclusive Property

11th Aug 2010 Press Release Hotel News

ME Hotels, a collection of “experience-based” urban hotels and contemporary resorts operated by Sol Melia, announced today that the brand’s Cancun property, ME Cancun, will shift to an all-inclusive business model as of January 1, 2011. ME Cancun will embrace the brand’s first “Complete ME” concept, which will break the mold of traditional all-inclusive resorts where non-guests are prohibited access to the property grounds and amenities. In addition to welcoming hotel guests, this revolutionary and industry-first business approach will embrace non-guests and local movers and shakers, allowing them to enjoy the property’s a la carte culinary offerings and revel in ME Cancun’s high style design and vibrant social scene.

Knowland Group Finds Twilight Heartthrobs Increase Hotel Sales

Knowland Group Finds Twilight Heartthrobs Increase Hotel Sales

28th Jul 2010 Press Release Hotel News

According to the Knowland Group, a leading provider of business development solutions for the hospitality industry, hotels capitalizing on Twilight mania are increasing sales. Local Pacific Northwest hotels are using popular scenes with romantic vampire Edward Cullen and shirtless Quileute wolf Jacob Black to attract fans. The properties offer exclusive events and getaways so fans can live the ultimate Twilight experience.

In 2010 ibis launches the Web Corner

In 2010 ibis launches the Web Corner

25th Jun 2010 Press Release Hotel News

The “ibis Web Corner”, which the brand began rolling out during the first half of 2010, supplements its Wi-Fi offer by making cutting-edge computer hardware available to customers in a dedicated area.

New York hotel pioneers birth tourism

New York hotel pioneers birth tourism

10th Jun 2010 Tourism News

A New York hotel is staking its claim to have invented a new hospitality niche – birth tourism. The Marmara Manhattan offers “an exclusive package for new mothers that wish to give birth in the USA”, with the additional bonus of the newborn child gaining US citizenship.

Radisson is Europe’s largest Upscale Hotel Brand

Radisson is Europe’s largest Upscale Hotel Brand

30th Mar 2010 Press Release Hotel News

Radisson is Europe’s number one! With 170 hotels and a total of 38,079 rooms across the continent, Radisson is Europe’s largest upscale hotel brand – unifying Radisson Blu and Radisson Edwardian hotels and leaving Hilton International with 146 hotels and 37,806 rooms as well as Marriott with 86 hotels and 20,806 rooms behind (source: “Upscale Brands Top 10 in Europe” by MKG Hospitality, Paris).

JW Marriott Indianapolis Reaches Two Major Milestones

JW Marriott Indianapolis Reaches Two Major Milestones

29th Mar 2010 Press Release Hotel News

The JW Marriott Indianapolis - the largest JW Marriott in the world - has reached two major milestones. Bookings have surpassed 275,000 room nights, for a total of close to 400,000 room nights booked in the entire Marriott Place Indianapolis complex, and the glass facade of the building is now complete.

Wickets, Fixtures And Sunsets

Wickets, Fixtures And Sunsets

23rd Mar 2010 Press Release Hotel News

As the world gears up for the Cricket World Cup 2011, Sri Lanka’s newest collection of Pavilions is making preparations for its cricketing guests at Serene Pavilions, before, during and after the Test Series.

Latest news from Great Hotels of the World and Special Hotels of the World Members

Latest news from Great Hotels of the World and Special Hotels of the World Members

19th Mar 2010 Press Release Hotel News

Hotel Puente Romano hosts Andalucia Tennis Experience Great Hotels of the World member, Hotel Puente Romano in Marbella, Spain, is to host the Andalucia Tennis Experience, part of the Women’s Professional Tennis Tour (WTA) from April 3 to 11, 2010. The clay courts of the Puente Romano Tennis Club will be staging the second edition of the WTA tournament featuring 32 of the world’s top 100 women tennis players including Serena Williams, Jelena Jankovic, Anabel Medina and Carla Suárez.  Former Wimbledon champion Manolo Santana has recently been named as the hotel’s Tennis Club manager.