The hospitality industry has been shifting its focus and taking a robust approach when it comes to sustainability. From better managing energy and water consumption to eliminating single-use plastics and food waste, the industry is working toward championing responsible business and tourism.
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) Americas is now accepting nominations for its Marketing and Public Relations Lifetime Achievement awards and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization honors.
On Monday, 11 October, the Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT) hosted the Morocco Tourism Investment Day as part of Morocco: Global Investment Hub Week, which took place at the Morocco Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020, in partnership with Bench, the organiser of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), which is the premier hotel investment conference in Africa.
New WTTC report provides recommendations to drive recovery and enhance resilience of the Travel & Tourism sector
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Ministry of Tourism of Saudi Arabia launched today an important new report that highlights the pain points to restore international mobility, and recommendations to drive the recovery of the Travel & Tourism sector, while enhancing its resilience.
From smart room key systems to robot concierges, advanced technologies are now the norm in many hotels. In a world on the brink of climate crisis, environmental technologies should be no exception. Curiously, however, the hospitality industry is lagging behind in its adoption of eco-friendly technologies.
CAPE Radisson Hotel Group (RadissonHotels.com), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has identified West & Central Africa as key markets in its African development strategy, growing its portfolio from one hotel in 2008 to the current portfolio of 25 hotels in operation and under development.
The global Spark innovation sphere by Les Roches has grown rapidly in a year, attracting important partners. Spark is specifically aimed at supporting promising projects in the field of hospitality through its platforms deployed on the academic institution’s Crans-Montana campus in Switzerland and the Marbella campus in Spain.
Optimistic and tangible signs of recovery in the business travel sector could be seen over the past month. In the latest poll from TheGlobal Business Travel Association (GBTA), half (52%) of industry respondents reported more optimism compared to September.
The Excellence Collection formalizes its first and largest financial stride to set in motion a plan that adheres to a more responsible and sustainable concept of hospitality. The funds, referred to as Green Credits, will be financed by BBVA Mexico - a leading institution that encourages and enables bio-friendly solutions in tourism - and will be focused on the improvement of the environmental, social and governance performance (ESG) at the adults-only, Excellence Playa Mujeres; the all-ages, Finest Playa Mujeres; and the couples-only, Beloved Playa Mujeres.
Preferred Hotel Group Celebrates Annual Independent Hotel Day With Announcement Of 2021 I Prefer Members’ Choice Award Winners
Today, Preferred Hotel Group kicked off its annual celebration of Independent Hotel Day by declaring the winners of its 2021 I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards. The ultra-luxurious Atelier Playa Mujeres in Cancun, Mexico, was named the overall global winner, as well as the winner of the North American category, and other top regional accolades went to The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, Turtle Inn in Belize, and Belmont Champs Elysees in Paris, France.