Archive: February, 2013

Tampa trade show says consumers want deals or indulgence

Tampa trade show says consumers want deals or indulgenceNews from Northwest News and Tribune: By RICHARD MULLINS | The Tampa TribunePublished: February 24, 2013Updated: February 24, 2013 – 12:27 PM TAMPA — Chuck Taylor not only runs many of the huge shopping centers in Florida, he also exemplifies how many people have started shopping lately. [...]

Jumeirah set to relaunch Kuwait hotel

Jumeirah set to relaunch Kuwait hotelNews from ArabianBusiness.com: Inside the luxury Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa. Dubai-based Jumeirah Group has announced plans to relaunch its hotel in Kuwait as the luxury Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa. Almost 40 years ago, the Messilah Beach Hotel opened in Kuwait and will be revived this spring, [...]

Ridick deal at craft beer-themed hotel

Ridick deal at craft beer-themed hotelNews from Tico Times: Exploring Costa Rica: Volcano Brewing Company guests can enjoy Lake Arenal, great food and craft beer. For the budget-conscious backpacker looking for a party, there are no sweeter words than these: “All you can drink craft beer.” Starting at $ 89 a person, the Volcano Brewing [...]

Middle man’s not dead yet

Middle man’s not dead yetNews from TTG Asia: From Left to Right: Mark Flower, Director of commercial, South-east Asia InterContinental Hotels Group, Budi Tirtawisata, CEO, Panorama Group and David Shackleton, COO, Dusit International Despite the hype about hotels going direct, the general sentiment is that travel intermediaries are alive and kicking. In fact, at the [...]

Travel agency rebuked for Lunar New Year hotel fiasco

Travel agency rebuked for Lunar New Year hotel fiascoNews from South China Morning Post: Rocky Wong, general manager of 3A Holidays (left), is besieged by reporters after appearing before the Travel Industry Council in North Point. Photo: Dickson Lee The tourism watchdog yesterday rebuked a travel agency manager accused of leaving mainland tourists stranded without [...]

Hilton, Marriott, Four Seasons are most ‘relevant’ hotel brands.

Hilton, Marriott, Four Seasons are most ‘relevant’ hotel brands.News from 4Hoteliers: Hilton, Marriott, Four Seasons are most ‘relevant’ hotel brands.Tuesday, 19th February 2013Source : Brodeur Partners   How do you choose a hotel? By the quality of service? The view? What your friends might think? How about the water pressure in the shower? Don’t laugh. [...]

B&B and Beyond: Côté Carmes, Toulouse, France

B&B and Beyond: Côté Carmes, Toulouse, FranceNews from The Independent: Ascenic taxi ride along the tree-lined banks of the Garonne River whisks you from Toulouse’s airport to the characterful Carmes quarter in 20 minutes. This is the heart of old Toulouse, where grand 16th-century buildings line cobbled streets, their shutters painted in pretty pastel shades, [...]

Ryman Hospitality Properties’ CEO Hosts Investor and Analyst Day Conference … – Seeking Alpha

Ryman Hospitality Properties’ CEO Hosts Investor and Analyst Day Conference … – Seeking AlphaNews from Ryman Hospitality Properties’ CEO Hosts Investor and Analyst Day Conference … – Seeking Alpha: Executives Colin Reed – Chief Executive Officer Mark Fioravanti – Chief Financial Officer Patrick Chaffin – Senior Vice President and Head, Asset Management Todd Siefert – [...]

Kimpton to operate San Antonio hotel

Kimpton to operate San Antonio hotelNews from Travel Weekly: Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ said its first San Antonio hotel will open next year in that city’s mixed-use redevelopment of the Pearl Brewery. The hotel will have 146 rooms and will be located near an outpost of the Culinary Institute of America as well as a number [...]

Kimpton to operate San Antonio hotel

Kimpton to operate San Antonio hotelNews from Travel Weekly: Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ said its first San Antonio hotel will open next year in that city’s mixed-use redevelopment of the Pearl Brewery. The hotel will have 146 rooms and will be located near an outpost of the Culinary Institute of America as well as a number [...]

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