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Park Inn by Radisson Amsterdam set for 2016 opening
Park Inn by Radisson Amsterdam, Carlson Rezidor’s new European flagship property, has been acquired by a European-Israeli investor group and will welcome the first guests in 2016.
Hilton set for Italian debut
Hilton has reached a management agreement with Agricola Merse Srl to bring its Curio - A Collection by Hilton to Tuscany. The 101-guestroom La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena is set...
Eastern Europe receives brand boost
Eastern Europe enjoyed the fastest rise in tourist numbers this summer with branded hotels taking advantage of the surge in interest to sign multiple deals.
HT study reveals 2016 mega-trends
To meet escalating guest expectations, 54% of hotels will spend more on technology this year, according to HT’s 2016 Lodging Technology Study.
US corporate travellers reveal hotel technology trends
A study by the GBTA Foundation has revealed that 61% business travellers have had an app of one of the seven major hotel chains on their mobile phone in the past year and 54% have had...
Barceló Group in China partnership
Spanish travel giant Barceló Group has signed a partnership agreement with the Asian hotel group Plateno in a move that comes as the company is launching an all-new multibrand...
Accor attempts to block Jin Jiang
The long-term ownership of Accor Hotels looked increasingly uncertain at the end of June as the head of the hotel giant met with representatives of the Chinese conglomerate HNA,...
Foncière des Régions buys 18 European hotels
FDM Management, a subsidiary of French real-estate giant Foncière des Régions, has taken control of two hotel portfolios – 18 hotels in total – for the sum of €936 million.
Berlin court upholds ban on short-term rentals
An administrative court in Germany’s capital has upheld the provincial government’s decision to restrict private property rentals through websites like Airbnb in a move expected...
Brexit vote puts UK industry in tricky territory
The decision in June by British voters to leave the European Union could have major knock-on effects on the British hospitality sector, according to STR Global in a report released on...