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W Osaka takes brand into Japan for first time

Marking the debut of the brand in Japan, W Osaka will redefine the local hotel scene with a spirited spin on luxury. “Osaka’s mix of culture and bold, high-energy lifestyle makes it the ideal setting for the debut of W Hotels in Japan,” said Rajeev Menon, president, Asia Pacific, Marriott

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Hospitality Net

How Vaccinated Travelers Became Hot Property

The “Plague Island” headlines splashed across the front pages said it all.With its out of control infection rates and deaths heading past the 125,000 mark, the UK started 2021 as Europe’s Covid pariah. Now though, after a vaccination program that has seen more than a third of all adults receive

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Hospitality Net

The growth of Holiday Inn Express shows brand momentum in Europe

IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is making continued progress against its 2021 growth strategy for Holiday Inn Express® in Europe. The trusted, essential brand offers a wide variety of conversion and new-build development options and appeals to guests across both the corporate travel and

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How travel brands are using Apple’s App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences

Travel providers have been examining ways to make the traveler journey friction-free long before anyone heard the word “coronavirus.” But across all sectors of the industry, contactless solutions have gone from a “nice-to-have” to “need-to-have” as travel brands contend with evolving traveler expectations. One new solution at travel providers’ disposal

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David Marriott joins board at Marriott International

Marriott International has elected David Marriott and Horacio Rozanski to its board of directors. Marriott currently holds the role of president, United States, for full-service managed properties, while Rozanski is chief executive of Booz Allen Hamilton. Marriott and Rozanski will be included in the slate of nominees for election at

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Residence Inn by Marriott debuts in Dubai

Residence Inn by Marriott has announced its debut in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the opening of Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf. Located in a prime city district and boasting spectacular views of the Burj Khalifa, the property offers convenient access to key areas including Downtown Dubai and

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ITB Berlin: Sabre & Langham joint session

CEO Langham Stefan Leser The events of 2020 permanently changed the hospitality industry. The need for agile travel distribution is more important now than ever, as hoteliers navigate the changes in guest demands and adapt their content, distribution and fulfilment accordingly. Frank Trampert, SVP and Global Managing Director Commercial at Sabre

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