Linen-reuse programs are nothing new to most eco-friendly hotels. To really impress customers, today's green hotels develop unique initiatives to save the planet -- and the results are experiences and amenities that make the hotels themselves destinations.
From the 33rd Annual NYU International Hospitality Conference, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced, that New York City is the first, and only, city in the world to boast all nine of Starwood's distinctive, global brands.
The Drake Hotel Executive Chef Baasim Zafar and Executive Sous Chef Jonathan Wainwright will complete an overseas trip to explore the newest trends in Indian cuisine in an effort to enhance The Drake Hotel's already brilliant reputation as host to the finest traditional Indian weddings in Chicago.
Hilton Worldwide announces an agreement with the Al Hamra Real Estate Development company to take over management of the Al Hamra Fort Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. The landmark hotel and adjoining convention centre, independently operated by the owners since 1999, will open under the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand from Q1 2013.
India Hotel Review continuing the trend of innovation and uniqueness has launched exclusive travel video channel on YouTube showcasing real India. By highlighting ‘The Real India’, strong focus has been given to the lesser known destinations.
Leveraging the growing role of social media in travel, Sabre Hospitality Solutions has launched SocialConversion, a comprehensive product suite allowing hotels to maximize their social media presence, bring their brand to new travelers, connect with guests, and grow revenue through distribution on sites such as Facebook.
EIH Associated Hotels Ltd, which operates Trident Hotels, has reported over two-fold increase in its net profit for the year ended March 31, 2011 at Rs 12.01 crore against Rs 5.28 crore in the March 31, 2010 fiscal.