The Ritz-Carlton hotel chain is now offering destination advice via Foursquare. It's the newest member of a small but growing coterie of luxury brands generating content — and thereby finding value — in location-based social networks.
Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd, the master franchise of Domino's International has debuted in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh (AP). The new outlet has both dine-in and delivery formats and is located at Sampath Vinayaka Road.
John Clarke, director of sales and marketing at Great Hotels says, "Volumes have increased in key corporate cities such as Paris, Barcelona, Lisbon and Moscow which account for most of the growth we've seen. The value of each transaction has also seen an upturn to pre-recession levels.
Last week Htel Serviced apartments reached the number 1 spot on Tripadvisor on specialty lodging. And we’d like to celebrate this with them. Here’s a short version of what happened to Htel Serviced Apartments, and the implementation of a Hotel Social Media Marketing campaign that got them to this spot.
Continuing its dedication and passion for innovation in design, W Hotels Worldwide unveiled the works of the 2011 W Hotels Designers of the Future award winners during Design Miami/ Basel. Now in its second year, the successful alliance between W Hotels and Design Miami/ seeks to expand the benefits that the award brings to the winners, giving the emerging designers a global platform on which to showcase their work.
Boutique hotels are an exciting segment of the market, particularly in London. There are new investors keen to get into the boutique sector and established operators are expanding and developing new boutique concepts, despite the high level of investment required for purchase and refurbishment."
InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) is looking at opportunities to bring its extended stay brand Staybridge Suites to India. IHG South West Asia chief operating officer Chris Moloney said the company is open to manage service apartments in a mixed land use development.
Technology these days is so advanced that one can do almost anything from a mobile phone, from handling banking transactions to browsing the internet. At the core of this technological revolution is the 'app', or application software. Apps are computer softwares designed to perform single tasks or multiple related specific tasks, and can be found on mobile phones such as the iPhone.
DIRECTV, the world's largest pay-TV provider, is changing the way hotel guests experience their favorite movies, shows and news programs, all while removing the invisible germs usually found on TV remotes.
Hotel guests can now play Angry Birds and order room service without looking up from their iPad.
Hoping to generate more food and beverage sales and reduce the need for staffers, a growing number of hotels are providing the popular tablet computer to guests in their rooms.