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Wellness focus: Prof. Heinz Simonitsch, Grandhotel Lienz

Wellness focus: Prof. Heinz Simonitsch, Grandhotel Lienz

Austria’s Grandhotel Lienz has opened a new wellness centre equipped with the very latest in leading edge facilities and techniques. The hotel is being spearheaded by Caribbean hospitality legend Professor Heinz Simonitsch. BTN asks his thoughts on wellness, and the secrets to launching successfully during a downturn.

BTN spotlight: Charles de Foucault, AYANA

BTN spotlight: Charles de Foucault, AYANA

Charles de Foucault is the General Manager of Bali’s incredible AYANA Resort and Spa, where sumptuous luxury blends with nature to create the ultimate escape from the stresses of modern living. So what goes into creating a resort where guests feel they are the only people on earth? BTN delves deeper.

Why Hotels Are Not Recovering Any Time Soon

Why Hotels Are Not Recovering Any Time Soon

Hotel industry performance is often predictable yet somehow still catches us by surprise. Like any other economy, the sector relies on a balance of supply and demand—do not let the flat panel TVs and fantastic beds fool you

CHTA 2010 Spotlight: James Hepple, AHATA

CHTA 2010 Spotlight: James Hepple, AHATA

James Hepple is the new President and CEO of Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association, and one of the most experienced tourism professionals in the Caribbean. BTN met with him before Caribbean Marketplace 2010 to find out his thoughts on tourism in the region for the coming year.