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Tuesday 5, October 2010

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg wins ‘Best Congress Hotel’ Award
Corinthia Hotels announced that its newly extended and refurbished five-star Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg, in Russia, was pronounced the city’s best Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) hotel in St Petersburg at the ‘Russian Business Travel & MICE awards’ gala night held in Moscow on September 20th 2010.

Friday 1, October 2010

Sol Melia to open a “ME by Melia” hotel designed by Norman Foster in the financial and tourist heart of London
Sol Melia has announced the acquisition from Anida, a subsidiary of the BBVA bank, of the City Bank building in London, redesigned as a cutting-edge contemporary hotel by the British architect Norman Foster, winner of the Pritzker Prize for architecture and the Prince Felipe of Asturias Award for the Arts.

Wednesday 29, September 2010

The Top 10 Film Hotels
The price comparison website has put together a list of 10 top-rated hotels having figured prominently in recent successful Hollywood movies.

Tuesday 28, September 2010

Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok named a winner of 2010 World Savers Award by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok has been honored as a 2010 World Saver by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Announced in the September 2010 issue as part of the fourth annual World Savers Awards, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok is recognized for its social responsibility in the “city hotels” category, namely for the hotel’s dedication to minimizing its environmental impact, improving the quality of life in its neighboring communities, and engagement in philanthropic activities.

Tuesday 28, September 2010

The Barcelo Formentor launches a ‘Princess Honeymoon’ Package
The five star, Barceló Formentor, Majorca is offering couples the chance to relive Grace Kelly’s magical honeymoon experience with the launch of their chic ‘Princess Honeymoon’ package.

Tuesday 28, September 2010

Two new exclusive hotel partners at Miles & More
Two new hotel partners have come into the Miles & More fold to broaden still more the opportunities for members to collect and redeem mile credits.

Tuesday 28, September 2010

A new look for
The website boasts over 24 million visitors a year and is a flagship booking channel for the brand worldwide.

Friday 24, September 2010

Hotel Indigo continues global expansion with 13 new openings planned in key capital markets
Hotel Indigo, IHG’s upscale boutique brand, continues to aggressively increase global distribution. In the last year, the brand has signed franchise agreements to open 13 new hotels in key global markets around the world, including London, Madrid, Shanghai, Hong Kong and New York.

Friday 24, September 2010

10 top hotels in Eastern Europe’s trendiest cities
Among Europe’s most recommended tourist destinations can often be found cities such as London, Paris, Barcelona or even Rome. But certain cities located further East also attract their share of travellers looking for new and exciting experiences.

Friday 24, September 2010

New Macdonald Windsor Hotel officially opened by Royal Borough Mayor Monday 13 September
The new Macdonald Windsor Hotel, which features stunning interiors designed by Amanda Rosa, was officially opened at 12noon on Monday, 13th September by the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Councillor Mrs Catherine Bursnall.

Friday 24, September 2010

InterContinental London Park Lane first to offer free "Boris Bikes" to guests
InterContinental London Park Lane is the first hotel in London to purchase, on behalf of its guests, multiple memberships of Transport for London's Barclays Bicycle Hire scheme, affectionately known to locals as the 'Boris Bikes'.

Friday 24, September 2010

Visit Britain and look after travellers on a budget
Budget travellers will soon find it a lot easier to book a good-value bed for the night. VisitBritain, the national tourism agency, has today announced a partnership with, the world's number one hostel booking website.

Wednesday 22, September 2010

InterContinental Hotels and Resorts Celebrates 'Responsible Business Day' in partnership with National Geographic's center for sustainable destinations
InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, the world's first truly global hotel brand, today celebrates the work that each its hotels around the world are doing to sustain and enhance their local destination.

Tuesday 21, September 2010

Shangri-La named Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia-Pacific Reader's poll for 10th year running
The inaugural Best Business Hotel in the World title was given to Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. The hotel was also voted Best Business Hotel in Asia-Pacific and Best Business Hotel in Singapore. Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong; Makati Shangri-La, Manila; and Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai each won the Best Business Hotel awards in their cities.

Tuesday 21, September 2010

Switzerland: open-house day to promote the world of hospitality
“Are you familiar with the hotel world?” A question that sums up the invitation to the general public – whether customers or merely visitors – to discover 41 Accor hotels in Switzerland on Sunday, October 10th.


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