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Does IT provide a strategic advantage?

View by Sem Schuurkes

"At the moment, IT in hospitality is still in its early stages of development. Tech products are increasingly considered to be at the basis of a guest-oriented and modern hotel experience. Due to the high demand of specific tech products for the hospitality industry, a growing number of tech service providers are offering ways to directly increase revenue or create a more seamless experience."

Luxury Travel Awards Announced at the 13th Ultras Ceremony in Dubai

Ultratravel Collection, a joint venture between Global Hotel Alliance ("GHA"), the world's largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, and multi-media brand Ultratravel, last night sponsored another glittering and star-studded awards ceremony.

How will you weather the next economic downturn?

View by Bill Walshe

"As an operator and a brand, we learned a series of lessons during the Great Recession, with the most important takeaway, to remember you are in this for the long run and not be short sighted. During economic downturns, it is easy to get caught up in rate wars, but if rates get cut too low, price integrity long-term is affected, making post-recession a lot more painful."

Dur Hospitality Demonstrates Growth At SHIC 2020

The third edition of the Saudi Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC) concluded on the 21st and 22nd of January, at the Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel, where Dur Hospitality hosted the prestigious event as the strategic partner, under the patronage of the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTH), in partnership with Bench Events and MEED and in the presence of over 350 dignitaries, industry experts, hoteliers and investors.

Marriott International Signs Landmark Deal To Open The First Fairfield By Marriott Hotel In Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has signed a landmark agreement with Nahdet Al-Mashaer to open a 2,600-room Fairfield by Marriott property in Makkah. The agreement is expected to deliver the first Fairfield by Marriott property to the Middle East and Africa region, create the largest Fairfield hotel in the world and bring one of the largest hotels to the growing religious destination of Makkah.

Millennium Hotels and Resorts partners with Hasaad Real Estate to operate Millennium Central Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East, the region's fastest-growing hotel management company, announced the signing of its first Millennium Central property in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in partnership with Hasaad Real Estate, on stage at the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC), held in Riyadh from 21-22 January, 2020.

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