Key Takeaways: The specially designed room in Punta Helbronner cable car station is perched on the slopes of the Mont Blanc mountain range at an altitude of 3500 meters - Hosted by Alpine Skiing World champion, Olympic medalist and first woman in Italy to have won the Overall World Cup Federica Brignone, this is the ultimate sleepover for anyone who has been yearning to get back on the slopes - The stay will include the exclusive opportunity to ski down the slopes of Mont Blanc before the season officially begins.
The joint actions will be aimed at recognizing the added value that cultural routes offer for sustainable tourism development, cultural heritage safeguarding and intercultural dialogue. The collaboration will also further highlight the routes’ potential for advancing social, economic and cultural development, benefitting both Europe and its partner countries by strengthening cultural and historical ties.
WTTC and ETC call on EU Member States to effectively coordinate and align responses to the evolving epidemiological situation
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the European Travel Commission (ETC), supported by a number of key travel stakeholders, have urged EU Member States to align their responses to the deteriorating COVID-19 situation and avoid imposing any limits to the freedom of movement across Europe.
Enhancing the Essentials: Over 90% of Holiday Inn Brand Family in Europe committed to extensive transformation
IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is celebrating a significant milestone in the ongoing upgrade of two of its most recognisable and well-loved brands, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express.
Zetland acquires two hotels in Manchester and Edinburgh from Macdonald, USS acquires Premier Inn Paddington, London, from Invesco and YardNine, Catella, Extendam and Cèdre acquire the Hotel La Pérouse, Nice.
Benchmark Pyramid has added 34 hotels to its management portfolio in recent months, as the company sees a surge of demand across all areas of its business in both acquisitions and new management contracts.
According to the latest Europe Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), analysts report that at the close of the third quarter of 2021, Europe’s hotel construction pipeline stands at 1,814 projects and 295,719 rooms; and remains largely unchanged year-over-year (YOY).
The Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union included tourism on its programme of work, recognizing the sector’s heightened relevance and importance for inclusive, post-pandemic recovery.
Questex’s The Annual Hotel Conference (AHC) is the UK’s leading hospitality event where leaders, movers and shakers gather to share insight, knowledge and debate the issues affecting the industry. Up to 1,000 delegates are expected to attend the event at the Manchester Central Convention Complex for the first in-person conference since 2019.