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UK opens ePassport gates to new travellers

UK opens ePassport gates to new travellers

Eligible travellers from seven non-EU countries can now use ePassport gates to enter the UK in changes being made to the border from today. Visitors from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States will be able to use ePassport gates at ports across the UK.

Jumeirah launches new personalised e-butler service

Jumeirah launches new personalised e-butler service

Guests staying at Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts can now experience a new personalised e-butler service, direct from their smartphone anytime, anywhere. The new 24/7 service allows guests to communicate via mobile, quickly and efficiently at the touch of a button.

Europcar-owned Ubeeqo to expand Paris car share options

Europcar-owned Ubeeqo to expand Paris car share options

Paris has offered Ubeeqo the management of 850 on-street parking spaces with the aim of creating a new Mobilib service. These new spaces will enable Ubeeqo to expand its fleet of self-service vehicles, enhancing mobility for Parisians.

Amadeus reports strong start to financial 2019

Amadeus reports strong start to financial 2019

Tech giant Amadeus has seen revenue increase by 14.6 per cent, to €1,410 million, over the first three months of financial 2019. In a strong performance for the company, EBITDA expanded 11.3 per cent, to €600 million.

W Hospitality Group reveals growing pipeline in African hotel development

W Hospitality Group reveals growing pipeline in African hotel development

The stars of hotel development in Africa are Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia, according to the eleventh annual survey by W Hospitality Group. The four countries head the top ten by numbers of rooms in the internationally branded hotel development pipeline, with Egypt showing 15,158 rooms in 51 new hotels.

Emaar launches new app covering full portfolio of brands

Emaar launches new app covering full portfolio of brands

Emaar Hospitality has launched a fully-integrated mobile app that covers all the hotel, hospitality and leisure experiences under the group. With the single app, users will have seamless access to an extensive range of services including booking of hotels, restaurants, spas, golf and entertainment attractions using their mobile devices.