Brexit and Tourism – TheBrexit debate in the UK clearly stirred a great deal of passion on both sides and even more scare mongering on both sides. Generally speaking, the tourism industry leadership in Britain supported the remain camp but now the British voters have made their decision (albeit by a narrow margin 52%-48%) to sever their ties with the European Union it’s time to have a sober look at the implications of that decision on tourism. In some respects nothing […]Read more
Marriott International issued a statement Wednesday regarding an ongoing recruiting scam the company recently learned about.
“We have been made aware of a series of fraudulent offers, or scams, for Marriott employment,” the Bethesda, Maryland-based company said.
“The scammers falsely claim to be representatives of Marriott recruiting potential employees on behalf of Marriott. They’ve been known to offer assistance in securing work permits and visas in exchange for money.”
Marriott said that the scams often advertise false job openings through the Internet or […]Read more
Frasers Hospitality extends global footprint with 48 new properties Frasers Hospitality, a member of Frasers Centrepoint Limited, is on track to meet its global target of 30,000 units with the openings of 48 properties across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 2019. These openings include debuts in 21 new cities: Changsha, Dalian, Nanchang, Tokyo, Gurgaon, Johor Bahru, Penang, Putrajaya, Balikpapan, Yangon, Riyadh, Khobar, Dammam, Jeddah, Abuja, Lagos, Brazzaville, Berlin, Hamburg, Stratford-upon-Avon and Valletta.
Mr Choe Peng Sum, Chief Executive […]Read more
Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts will open its first property in Vietnam later this year.
The upscale brand will make its debut in the country’s capital, Hanoi, in the fourth quarter of 2016, following the rebranding of the existing Sofitel Plaza hotel.
The property, which overlooks West Lake, was acquired by Pan Pacific Hotels Group in 2001 through a joint venture with Hanoi Construction Corporation. And effective 1 October 2016, it will be rebranded as the Pan Pacific Hanoi.
Prior to the relaunch, […]Read more
The famous Finns has opened its doors in Canggu, down on the popular surf break of Berawa Beach – and it it turning many heads, calling in the island’s sun-basking and cocktail sipping crowds to a new destination.
With its striking bamboo structure, it stays rustic yet elegant and contemporary, doing its very best not stray too far away from a laid back beach vibe. Visitors to Finns can laze away the day in the sun from the comfort of single […]Read more
Australia’s largest privately owned hotel management company StayWell Hospitality Group has announced the signing of a long-term management agreement to open and operate the company’s second Park Regis property in Indonesia.
Construction of the upscale hotel nestled in the village of Kerobokan, Seminyak is currently in progress with the property expected to open in July 2017.
Park Regis Seminyak is located near Seminyak’s popular upmarket shopping and entertainment district as well as the famous Petitenget Beach making it the ultimate base for […]Read more