Both clichés and greenwashing are amongst the biggest traps to fall into when communicating sustainability. A "let's save the world" claim and tacky towel policy stickers are superficial and unappealing and could be a turn-off to the small group of environmentally and socially-conscious consumers.
Is it possible to capture the majesty and splendour of the Serengeti's endless plains and renowned wildlife reserves in a single image? Through original photography, Canadian artist Nicolas Ruel does just that, telling the story of his transformational Envoy by Four Seasons journey to Savannah's sanctuary, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti.
View by Bill Walshe – CEO at Viceroy Hotel Group
"The reach of sustainability in the hospitality industry is appropriately growing in response to changing guest expectations. We have our work cut out for us to make progress toward a carbon-neutral future."
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech – Marrakech, Morocco
Thomas is an alumni of Hotelschool The Hague – Class of 2001
When travelers consider a trip to Morocco, their planning may only focus on the most well-known cities - Marrakesh, Casablanca or Fes - but they would be missing out on one of the country's hidden gems.
CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, announces plans to simplify its EMEA operating model within four geographies this month. Following the successful move from a country to a cross-functional EMEA operating model across several major markets last year, CWT is to move its Greece, Morocco, Eastern Europe & Baltic local market management this month into cross-functional Market Management Teams.
World-class distribution was once one of the key value-adds of signing up with a hotel chain or brand. Today, however, this advantage has been severely eroded to the point where independent properties can access better and more cost-effective distribution channels.
HRS Hospitality & Retail Systems, Oracle Hospitality's largest Platinum Partner worldwide, has appointed Nils Øyvind Karlsen to the position of Business Development Director Food & Beverage EMEA. Nils will focus on the development of HRS' POS strategy in this region.
Continuing its aggressive expansion, Dubai-based LEVA Hotels & Resorts has entered into a management agreement with Prism Construction Company to operate the beautiful Emin Pasha Lake View Hotel Residences.
"I would separate market-specific downturns from economic recessions. Market-specific downturns are mostly caused by demand and supply dynamics and can, to some extent, be foreseen. Economic recessions are by nature unpredictable and therefore it's impossible to anticipate their magnitude and the impact they may have."
Singita Lodges – Cape Town , South Africa
Two consecutive months of profit growth gave way to a contraction in November for hotels in the Middle East & North Africa as GOPPAR declined 1.7% year-over-year, according to data from HotStats. The region had a nice, albeit short, run of GOPPAR gains prior to November's downtick, but the drop is more in line with MENA's overall dim 2019 performance.
Have you ever been paid to test a product? Have you ever earned financial credits while you learned to use a software? This is not something that many modern business owners or professionals can answer in the affirmative.
Earlier this month, The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) released new research that reveals the true cost of online booking scams and dishonest marketing practices by fraudulent and misleading travel websites.
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