Hotels


23 February 2021

Canada implements a 3-day hotel quarantine

Canada is requiring travellers to take a Covid-19 molecular test on arrival and to stay at an approved hotel. Travellers must also provide proof of a […]
17 February 2021

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson unexpectedly passes away

The industry icon, who led Marriott to become the powerhouse it is today, dies at 62 after pancreatic cancer fight. Mr. Sorenson became the third CEO […]
11 February 2021

Historical Astoria Hotel begins renovation in downtown Brussels

The prestigious Astoria Hotel, which had been abandoned since 2007, is finally being renovated. The beautiful and historical building is located on Brussels’ Koningstraat – Rue […]
3 February 2021

Hotels in Brussels launch a new ‘cuddle contact’ campaign in February

The Brussels Hotels Association has launched a campaign to try to attract customers in the period around Valentine’s Day. The hotel sector worldwide has seen record […]
29 January 2021

New hotel quarantine measures could destroy tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) believes that the introduction of new hotel quarantines by the UK government would force the complete collapse of Travel […]
11 January 2021

Hotels in Brussels report losses of 90% in 2020

Hotels in Brussels recorded a drop in income of 25% during the first quarter of 2020, while in the second quarter the fall, when the pandemic […]
18 December 2020

5 hotels where you might be in the company of the British Royal Family

The British Royals are probably more popular than any other royal family in the world. Their history, their traditions, their undeniable Britishness… it all speaks to […]
10 December 2020

Biden’s inauguration expected to boost hotel business in Washington DC

Following the U.S. elections and success of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, hotels in Washington DC are seeing a ‘Biden bounce’ in business […]
30 November 2020

Increase in bookings to USA reported as ‘Trump Slump’ comes to an end

According to online UK travel agency Teletext, they have seen an increase in interest in holidays to the USA since the defeat of Donald Trump in […]
17 November 2020

Supporting the Hospitality Talents of Tomorrow

In June 2020, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education launched the Hospitality Challenge. This was designed to identify ideas and individuals capable of accelerating […]
17 November 2020

Dubai prepares to open Rove Expo 2020 hotel

Dubai is preparing to host the World Expo 2020 from 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022 (delayed dates are due to the pandemic), and as […]
6 November 2020

5 hotels for a Workation

The Covid-19 pandemic is testing the resilience level of the hospitality industry. Travel bans, lockdowns and social distancing are just some of the issues that are […]
30 October 2020

Bussaco Palace: A Fairy Tale Castle

The enchanted forest of Mata Nacional do Bussaco is a botanical and natural ex-libris in Portugal. Here stands the Palácio Hotel do Bussaco: an authentic fairy tale castle, built by order […]
27 October 2020

New York’s landmarked Roosevelt Hotel will close after 96 years due to Covid-19

Since 1924, the Roosevelt Hotel has been a witness to history. The New York City  landmark was the election headquarters for Governor Thomas Dewey when he incorrectly […]
23 October 2020

One third of hotels in the U.S. may disappear due to Covid-19 pandemic

A recent study conducted on the 7th September by the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA), has shown that one third of hotels in the U.S. could […]
20 October 2020

Spanish hotel chain first to offer guests free Covid-19 testing

Room Mate, a Spanish-owned chain of boutique hotels, has become the first hotel chain to offer its guests free Covid-19 testing. The hotel group has partnered […]
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