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Showing posts from May 13, 2014

Hotel meta-search site DirectRooms adds ten more languages in its search

Asia based hybrid hotel meta-search site DirectRooms  launched ten additional languages where hotel bookings are on the rise. The latest languages included are Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Finnish, Croatian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Slovakian, Ukrainian, and Russian. 
Travellers in these countries can now search and compare deals from 270 hotel booking sites in their native language. DirectRooms is the first site to offer a hotel meta-search in the Croatian language.

Premier Inn hits deadline with new opening in time for Games and 65 new jobs

Budget hotel chain Premier Inn is set to open its sixth site in Glasgow earlier than scheduled, providing a further 180 bedrooms in the city next month, just in time for the Commonwealth Games.

Holiday Inn, Luxury Collection, Sixty

Holiday Inn to expand in Germany: 
 IHG signed a franchise agreement with Tristar Hotel und Management GmbH to open the 265-room Holdiay Inn Hamburg in 2017 and a franchise agreement to open the 144-room Holiday Inn Dresden, which will be managed by All Stars Hotels Management Co., later this year.

Propel Swadeshi by Mahesh Gajjelli

I had been waiting and fighting with time to write this blog, thought about to say it as Swadeshi moment in information technology, but felt that would be more politico. Let me junk it for a while on what to call, instead discuss purpose.