Archive: October, 2012

Which? reports significant divide between best and worst rated hotel chains in …

Which? reports significant divide between best and worst rated hotel chains in …News from BigHospitality.co.uk: Warner Leisure Hotels has topped a list of the best hotel chains operating in the UK with Which? members praising its child-free, luxury offer.  Which? has revealed a list of the top UK hotel chains as decided by its 6,280 [...]

Getting very cozy in a Tokyo capsule hotel room

Getting very cozy in a Tokyo capsule hotel roomNews from The Seattle Times: TOKYO — Tokyo is known for being densely populated and crowded. Living space is at a premium; hotel rooms are small or expensive or both. Enter the capsule hotel, where a tube-like pod barely bigger than a coffin offers a bed for [...]

Stranded out west by Hurricane Sandy? Plenty of hotel rooms near LAX

Stranded out west by Hurricane Sandy? Plenty of hotel rooms near LAXNews from Los Angeles Times: More than 2,500 miles from the dramatic winds and rain of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, airport hotels in Los Angeles are seeing their own dramatic ebbs and flows: As cancellations stack up from travelers stranded elsewhere, travelers [...]

HOTEL BUZZ: Borgo Egnazia in ITALY

HOTEL BUZZ: Borgo Egnazia in ITALYNews from wandermelon: Nestled amid a 250-acre private estate beside the Adriatic, Borgo Egnazia offers visitors the opportunity to experience living in a Puglia village with posh five-star amenities. The architecture is influenced by Puglia’s multiple invaders and includes a Moorish style palace with modern interiors and private villas. Comprised [...]

Facing cash crunch, Prestige Travel now suing 33 casino and hotel companies

Facing cash crunch, Prestige Travel now suing 33 casino and hotel companiesNews from VEGAS INC: By Steve Green (contact) Friday26 October 201211:05 a.m. Updated26 Oct. 2012 7:16 p.m. Bankrupt firm Prestige Travel Inc. of Las Vegas has now filed 33 lawsuits against hotels and casino companies as it tries to hold on to its cash. [...]

New hotel: D Las Vegas on Fremont Street

New hotel: D Las Vegas on Fremont StreetNews from San Francisco Chronicle: New hotel Las Vegas: The rise in downtown attractions detailed in Chronicle Travel last month takes another step up with the opening of D Las Vegas, a 624-room hotel in the Fremont Street Experience boasting two bars, a two-level casino and the first [...]

EVEN™ Hotels Announces First Property Signing

EVEN™ Hotels Announces First Property SigningNews from The Herald | HeraldOnline.com: ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ – IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG; NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] today announces the signing of the first EVEN™ Hotels property which will be located in New York City, with ownership group CWC, Inc. The IHG managed hotel will be [...]

Hotel bookings boost Expedia sales, online travel seller’s adjusted profit …

Hotel bookings boost Expedia sales, online travel seller’s adjusted profit …News from Greenfield Daily Reporter: We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list) Subjects: Leading economic indicators (278) Financial performance (339) Economy (1309) Corporate news (1589) Places: BELLEVUE, Wash. — Online travel agency Expedia Inc.’s third-quarter net income fell 18 percent, [...]

Kimpton offers entire hotels for the presidential inauguration

Kimpton offers entire hotels for the presidential inaugurationNews from Examiner.com: Looking for a hotel room for the 57th presidential inauguration? Why not just get the whole hotel. Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants announced today that it is offering up two of its properties, one in Northern Virginia and one in Washington, D.C., in their entirety to [...]

Travelguru announces smart travel destinations for winter escapes

Travelguru announces smart travel destinations for winter escapesNews from Indian Express: Travelguru, the Hotel Experts and also India’s Largest Hotel Network, gives travelers another reason to smile. With the winter season and Diwali vacations just around the corner, this is the perfect time for holiday seekers to plan a perfect vacation with their family and [...]

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