UAE to Become Marriott’s Largest MENA Market on Starwood Deal

UAE to Become Marriott’s Largest MENA Market on Starwood Deal






UAE to Become Marriott’s Largest MENA Market on Starwood Deal $MAR Marriott will become the “number one hospitality operator for Expo 2020,” according to MEA president Alex Kyriakidis The UAE will be newly enlarged Marriott International’s (NYSE:MAR) largest MENA market by 2020 following the merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Speaking at a conference in […]






Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development






Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development $DIS Four new luxury hotels are planned, a larger Convention Center, plus updated infrastructure is tied to the planned ‘Star Wars’ Land. Anaheim, California real estate developer-friendly and $6-B in recent investment, much of which is derived from Disney’s upcoming Stars Wars Land. The $6-B includes […]






Hotel News: Luxury Hotel Association Pinnacle Summit

Hotel News: Luxury Hotel Association Pinnacle Summit






The ILHA will be hosting their annual Pinnacle Summit 25 – 27 September 2016 at the Gaylord Resort and Conference Center in Washington D.C. John Vanderslice, Global Head, Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, Hilton Worldwide will be the keynote speaker on Monday, talking about Passion Points: What Matters Most to Today’s Luxury Traveler followed by Joe […]






Zika Virus Bearing Mosquitoes “Trapped” in Miami Beach

Zika Virus Bearing Mosquitoes “Trapped” in Miami Beach






Zika Virus Bearing Mosquitoes “Trapped” in Miami Beach Protect yourself with safe, natural solutions Florida officials Thursday said they have trapped the 1st Mosquitoes that tested positive for the Zika virus in the Miami area, further confirming reports of local US transmission of the illness that can cause severe birth defects. 3 Mosquito samples tested […]






Hotel News: LEDSource Saves Operators Money

Hotel News: LEDSource Saves Operators Money






Hotel News: LEDSource Saves Operators Money LEDSource.com is saving Hoteliers big money and adding to margins. The Chatwal Hotel is an example of how LEDSource is delivering savings. The Chatwal Hotel completes LED lighting retrofit reducing lighting energy use by 90%. Uses rebates and incentives program to lower costs to $1 per LED lamp. Located […]






Hotel News: Marriott International,Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) Reports Strong Results

Hotel News: Marriott International,Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) Reports Strong Results






Second quarter reported diluted EPS totaled $0.96, a 10 percent increase over prior year results. Excluding transition and transaction costs related to the Starwood acquisition, second quarter adjusted diluted EPS totaled $1.03, an 18 percent increase over prior year results;   North American comparable systemwide constant dollar RevPAR rose 3.2 percent in the second quarter.  […]






Donald Trump’s Campaign Comments Have Not Hurt His Businesses

Donald Trump’s Campaign Comments Have Not Hurt His Businesses






Donald Trump’s Campaign Comments Have Not Hurt His Businesses Lawyers for Donald Trump say the controversial comments he has been and continues to make while running for the GOP’s US Presidential nomination have caused business to increase at his hotels and their restaurants to grow, not shrink, just as Washington celebrity chef Jose Andres has […]






F1: The Monaco Grand Prix is this Sunday

F1: The Monaco Grand Prix is this Sunday






F1: The Monaco Grand Prix is this Sunday   This week true jet-setting bonafides, and the world’s wealthiest converge on the terraces of Monte Carlo villas, hotels, and the fantails of mega yachts for the Monaco Grand Prix. Preliminary action start Thursday (thought things are setting up now), the race runs through the city streets […]






Roll Royce Introduces Wraith Luggage Collection

Roll Royce Introduces Wraith Luggage Collection






Roll Royce Introduces Wraith Luggage Collection Luxury vehicle brands are branching out into new areas like creating luggage collections such as the new Rolls-Royce Wraith lineup. Designed with the advice of head butlers from grand hotels around the world, the Rolls-Royce Wraith luggage collection is intended to match the very vehicle it shares its name […]






Emaar Hospitality Plans 35 New Hotels and Residences

Emaar Hospitality Plans 35 New Hotels and Residences






Emaar Hospitality Plans 35 New Hotels and Residences Dubai property giant to add 14 hotels and 11 serviced apartments to portfolio Dubai property developer Emaar’s hospitality unit has unveiled plans to launch 35 new hotels and serviced residences under its Address, VIda and Rove brands. Under the plans, the company will add 14 new hotels […]






Disney Sacks Staff At HK Disneyland, Attendance Tumbles

Disney Sacks Staff At HK Disneyland, Attendance Tumbles






Disney Sacks Staff At HK Disneyland, Attendance Tumbles $DIS Hong Kong Disneyland cut jobs after sustaining its first loss in four years amid a slump in mainland visitors to the city. Friday, Hong Kong media reported that The Walt Disney Co.’s (NYSE:DIS) theme park sacked about 100 workers. Hong Kong Disneyland reviews operational needs from […]