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Why Transatlantic Flights Keep Getting Faster

Norwegian Air broke a subsonic speed record last month when a flight from New York City to London arrived in just five hours and 13 minutes — but the …

British Airways

This remote country is your next bucket list destination

Iceland is over.<p>Sure it’s still beautiful as hell and full of glorious, pristine landscapes. But it’s also full of tourists: Two million of them, in …

European Travel

Marriott CEO Details How the Company Messed Up in China

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson spoke about what really happened when the hotel company’s website and mobile app were suddenly shut down by Chinese …

Hospitality

19 Healthy Soups That Won't Weigh You Down, Literally

Between the seven-layer dip you housed on Saturday night and polishing off a box of chocolates on Sunday (worth it), there’s a good chance you might …

Healthy Eating

United Airlines is Making Radical Changes To How You Board Its Planes (Are You Sure You're Ready For This?)

Will this be less of a mess? Or more?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>There are things that aren't the airlines' fault.<p>I know that, at least sometimes, it doesn't feel that way.<p>But airlines are presented with limitations, some of …

Aviation

HVS Market Report - Palm Springs & Desert Cities - By Luigi Major

The Coachella Valley extends for approximately 45 miles in Riverside County and comprises the following nine cities: Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, …

Coachella Valley

Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans and the Residences Announced for 2019

Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio into the historic French Quarter and New Orleans Theater District with plans to open Hard …

Hospitality

Wyndham Hotel Group Is Still in Deal-Making Mode

Don’t expect Wyndham Hotel Group to stop looking at making more deals in 2018 and beyond. After starting the year with the January announcement of a …

Hospitality

The CEO of Arby's has begun turning around newly acquired Buffalo Wild Wings with a simple first step

Paul Brown so effectively revitalized Arby's since taking over as CEO in 2013 that the fast-food brand's parent company has placed him at the helm of a new holding company dedicated to replicating that success.<p>The new company, Inspire Brands, was formed around Arby's and the acquisition of Buffalo …

Hilton Worldwide

Mena House at the Great Pyramids of Giza Rebrands As Marriott Mena House, Cairo

Marriott Hotels makes a landmark debut steps away from the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The company announced the …

Hospitality

ARC Data Shows 5.7 Percent Increase in Passenger Trips to Start Off 2018

irlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) reported today that the number of passenger trips* settled by ARC for U.S. travel agencies increased 5.7 percent to …

Tourism

Hilton CEO Believes Direct Booking Campaign Is Key to Improved Guest Experience

Hilton’s investments in pushing direct bookings and loyalty memberships is working out, according to Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta.<p>“This is something we …

Hospitality

The Top 8 Street Food Dishes to Try in Mexico

Mexico is one of the best countries in the world for street food, but just like the rest of Mexican food, street foods in Mexico vary according to …

Mexico

Here's How Much Flight Attendants Really Make

How much a flight attendant makes depends on a few factors<p>A flight’s take-off can mean different things to different people. For some, it could be …

Delta Airlines

It’s Valentine’s Day: What Are Hotel Marketers Loving?

<i>This article originally appeared on Tambourine.</i><p>Each year around Valentine’s Day, we ask clients, partners and industry insiders what they are feeling …

Marketing

Ritz-Carlton Resort in St. Kitts Announced for 2021

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has signed a management agreement with The Liamuiga Corporation to open a Ritz-Carlton resort in St. Kitts …

Hospitality

Get Your Hotel Operations Team Onboard The Tricycle of Guest Service - By Doug Kennedy

As hospitality industry trainers know, using symbols and models can help trainees grasp abstract concepts and make seemingly-complex paradigms easy …

Hospitality

Mostly Negative Performance Due to Supply Growth for Jeddah Hotels for January 2018

STR’s preliminary January 2018 data for hotels in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, indicates mostly negative performance due to supply growth.<p>Based on daily …

Jeddah

Two Roads Hospitality Releases State of the Meetings Industry Survey

Two Roads Hospitality, an international lifestyle company featuring an unrivaled collection of individual hotels, resorts and vacation residences, …

Hospitality

Record-breaking Q4 2017 Real Estate Investment Volumes in Asia Pacific Sound a Positive Note For 2018

Investment volumes in the last quarter of 2017 reached a new high of US$52 billion in Asia Pacific, up 16 per cent compared to the same period in …

Investing

Luxury Institute and EIX: Top 5 Reasons Why Your Brand Culture Process is Failing

Brand culture is always top-of-mind for the most successful and innovative CEOs and senior leadership. In fact, some CEOs like to call themselves the …

Peter Drucker

Hilton Cairo Heliopolis Opens Alongside Towers Luxury Hotel, the Soon-To-Be First Waldorf Astoria in Africa

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) continues its growth in Egypt, 60 years after first entering the country, with the opening of the Hilton Cairo Heliopolis. The …

Hospitality

The Wick Hotel Opens in Hudson, New York

Tribute Portfolio, part of Marriott International, today announced its arrival in Hudson, New York with the opening of The Wick Hotel at 41 Cross …

Hospitality

Smart Hotel Guest Rooms Are Almost Here

The smart guest room of the future is still in development. A strong return on investment for hotel owners who invest in updated technology, however, …

Hospitality

Hong Kong Hotels Report Significant Demand and Occupancy Levels for January 2018

STR’s preliminary January 2018 data for hotels in Hong Kong indicates significant demand and occupancy levels.<p>Based on daily data from January, Hong …

Hong Kong

Carlson Rezidor Is Rebranding Itself as Radisson Hotel Group

Carlzon Rezidor Hotel Group will soon be changing its name to Radisson Hotel Group, and that’s not the only big change the company is making this …

Hospitality

Blackstone to reacquire Waldorf from Anbang?

In a sale overseen by the Chinese government, Blackstone (NYSE:BX) may be reacquiring some assets from Anbang, including New York's Waldorf Astoria …

Hospitality

A Bleisure Path to Purchase and How to Market to It - By Ashley Proceviat

'Bleisure' travelers, those who sneak in some leisure while travelling primarily for business, are probably not a new phenomenon. But, that doesn’t …

Marketing

Marriott Announces New Las Vegas Resort Development

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and Witkoff announced today a plan to open a new resort at 2755 Las Vegas Boulevard South. The integrated …

Hospitality

Crowne Plaza Riyadh - RDC Hotel and Convention Center Opens in Saudi Arabia

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center. The newly opened hotel will …

Hospitality