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In hospitality, the guest experience is everything. Beyond your prices, room quality, and food, it is what ensures guests return to your hotel time and again. And while e-commerce…Continue Reading
Navigating airports can be a significant challenge for visually impaired individuals. To help remedy that reality, a Carnegie Mellon University professor who has been blind since she was 14 has launched a navigation app that provides …Continue Reading
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 hotels globally, has continued to expand its hotel network across the Asia Pacific Region with a series of important openings, brand launches …Continue Reading
Next to Oyo, RedDoorz looks pretty docile. But its latest funding raise of $45 million shows it’s standing up to the 800-pound gorilla of the budget accommodation market that’s pounding its chest throughout its Southeast Asian turf with deeper …Continue Reading
Oyo Hotels and Homes founder Ritesh Agarwal will invest $2 billion to triple his stake in the SoftBank-backed Indian lodgings startup he established in his teens. Agarwal will buy shares from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and …Continue Reading
MakeMyTrip has narrowed its adjusted operating loss for the first quarter of 2020 by USD 3.6 million to USD 29.2 million. The Gurugram, India-based company reported gross bookings up 24% to USD 1.7 billion for the quarter ended …Continue Reading
Grab the last of those mini hotel shampoos while you still can — Holiday Inn is ditching its tiny toiletries in more than 5,600 hotels. The hotel chain announced Tuesday that it’s working to reduce its plastic waste.
Holiday Inn and InterContinental Hotels said …Continue Reading
Bee + Hive, a not-for-profit association that unites hotels and partners committed to sustainable tourism experiences, launched a booking platform that features a search focused on sustainable experiences.
The service will give travelers the ability to plan a vacation based on sustainable experiences and the chance …Continue Reading