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Upcoming Texas hotel details tech choices   30 Aug, 2012

New concept Ciena Hotels & Suites will open its doors in Texas early next year, and has combined a good range of products for both guests and staff. Bob Zachariah, president and CEO of HotelWorks, parent of Ciena Hotels & Suites, worked with his team to select all on-site technologies.More>>

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Tanzania hotels to undergo reclassification   29 Aug, 2012

Travel industry professionals will gather in Nairobi, Kenya, next month for the debut Africa Hotels Investment Forum, and will reportedly use the opportunity to launch the second phase of hotels classification in the northern region of Manyara. This exercise is the second in sequence, after the...More>>

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Interior Hotels acquires Park Inn by Radisson Muscat   29 Aug, 2012

IHC signed a sale and purchase agreement with the shareholders of Al Ahlam Hotel Management for the acquisition of the four-star hotel located at Al Khuwair in July. A Rezidor spokesperson confirmed that the firm would continue to operate the hotel under its Park Inn by Radisson brand. More>>

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Jumeirah says it remains committed to U.S. despite Essex House deal   28 Aug, 2012

The Essex House in New York will no longer fly the Jumeirah flag, but the Dubai-based hotel operator says it is still committed to the U.S, Hotelier Middle East reports. “The sale of Essex House is now proceeding and is scheduled to complete by midnight on September 7, 2012. After this date, it...More>>

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U.S. hotels charging more for services   27 Aug, 2012

A new study authored by Bjorn Hanson, divisional dean of New York University's Tisch Center for Hospitality Studies, shows that the nation's hotel industry is expected to collect $1.95 billion this year from such things as Internet fees, telephone surcharges, business center fees and resort fees....More>>

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Report: Middle East and Africa pipeline has nearly 500 hotels   21 Aug, 2012

Among the countries in the region, Oman reported the largest expected room growth (+81.2%) if all 5,417 rooms in the country's total active pipeline open. In total, more than 125,000 rooms are set to open, according to the latest STR Global Construction Pipeline Report.More>>

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Ascott strengthens foothold in China’s high growth cities   20 Aug, 2012

CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), secured a contract to manage its third property in Chengdu. The premier Ascott Raffles City Chengdu will offer 296 apartments when it opens in 2013.More>>

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Israel's hotels to bring back star rating system   15 Aug, 2012

The Knesset Economic Affairs Committee has re-instituted hotel star ratings after more than 20 years. The ratings will be implemented as of next year. The committee approved regulations for rating hotels according to 267 criteria, including breakfast, fitness rooms, children's activities, quality...More>>

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Ikea to build hotel chain in Europe   14 Aug, 2012

Ikea, the Swedish budget furniture retailer, is reportedly looking to build and develop at least 100 budget hotels across Europe. Inter Ikea, the company that owns the intellectual property rights of Ikea (which the article says are currently valued at €9bn by the company) is considering sites...More>>

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Southern Sun looks to re-enter Dubai's hotel scene   14 Aug, 2012

South African hotel operator Southern Sun, part of Tsogo Sun, is planning to re-enter the Dubai hotel market following the management takeover of its two Downtown properties last month.More>>




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