Marriott International

Marriott International to Provide Associates Financial Award for COVID-19 Vaccination

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced it has created the Vaccination Care Program, which will provide a financial award to U.S. and Canadian associates at its managed properties who get vaccinated for COVID-19. Employees will receive the equivalent of four hours of pay upon completion of the vaccination. Marriott International supports global vaccination efforts to […]

Continue Reading
Porto Carras

The iconic Porto Carras Grand Resort opens in April 2021

The iconic Porto Carras Grand Resort, ideally located on the western coast of Sithonia, on northern mainland Greece and 112km from Thessaloniki International Airport, proudly announces its opening under new management in April 2021. The most complete resort in Greece is nestled on the slopes of Meliton, overlooking the expansive blue of Toroneos Gulf, stretching […]

Continue Reading
accor key-2021

Accor announces the global launch of “Accor Key”, a digital key solution | VIDEO

Accor today announces the global roll-out of its digital key solution, “Accor Key”, in line with the Group’s strategy to provide a contactless guest journey in its facilities. This exciting new step for Accor confirms its ambition to innovate and invest in high-quality technological solutions to deliver the very best and most convenient experience for […]

Continue Reading
metaxa awards

International Distinctions & Certifications for the hotels of Metaxa Hospitality Group

With eight top international awards from 4 major international organizations have been honored the hotels of Metaxa Hospitality Group for one more year, despite the special difficulties and unprecedented situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, Creta Maris Beach Resort and Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa, were awarded in 6 categories of awards […]

Continue Reading

Dietmar Gunz hands over the baton of the FTI GROUP to a new management team

For the tourism industry, 2020 will go down in history as the year of the greatest challenges, enormous efforts and far-reaching upheavals. For the FTI GROUP, after the Corona-related streamlining of the company portfolio and the implemented structural measures last summer, the end of the year means a final reorganization of the top management before […]

Continue Reading

STR: U.S. hotel profitability worsened in November

U.S. hotel profitability fell back to levels seen during earlier months of the pandemic, and year-over-year declines worsened from the previous month, according to STR ‘s November monthly P&L data release. In a year-over-year comparison with November 2019, the industry reported the following: GOPPAR: -97.5% to US$2.13 TRevPAR: -73.5% to US$60.92 EBITDA PAR: -120.2% to […]

Continue Reading
money tourism photo

STR: Europe hotel performance for November 2020

Reflecting the impact of a second lockdown, Europe’s hotel industry reported much lower performance levels from the prior month, according to November 2020 data from STR. Euro constant currency, November 2020 (percentage change from October 2019) Occupancy: 21.3% (-70.4%) Average daily rate (ADR): EUR72.42 (-32.3%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): EUR14.42 (-81.2%) Amid continued COVID-19 […]

Continue Reading
photo EC

Europe fit for the Digital Age: Commission proposes new rules for digital platforms | Hotrec statement

The Commission has proposed today an ambitious reform of the digital space, a comprehensive set of new rules for all digital services, including social media, online market places, and other online platforms that operate in the European Union: the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act. European values are at the heart of both […]

Continue Reading

Kanava Hotels & Resorts is launching a new project on the island of Paros

Kanava Hotels & Resorts, owned by Antonis & Kalia Eliopoulos, the holding and managing company of 5 luxury hotels in the Cyclades islands, is launching a new project on the island of Paros for the summer season 2021, that will be part of an international hotel brand. Seafront location on Agioi Anargyroi beach, with its […]

Continue Reading
Atlantica Aqua Blue

Hotel Opening for Atlantica Hotels & Resorts| Atlantica Aqua Blue

Atlantica Hotels & Resorts, is proud to announce that the four-star Atlantica Aqua Blue will now operate under the management of the largest hotel group of Cyprus and Greece. The hotel is located only a few kilometres from the national forest park of Cavo Greco in Protaras and is scheduled to open its doors in […]

Continue Reading