22 Feb, 2018
As the lodging sector evolves so do conferences that cover the industry. Last week I attended SAS EUROPE RECHARGE 2018
15 Feb, 2018
It seems that Portugal has often been overshadowed by its larger Iberian neighbour, Spain.
However, over the last few years, the country's tourism and hospitality sector has...
13 Feb, 2018
The growth of social media as a promotional tool has given rise to a new profession, that of the 'influencer'.
These are bloggers who are self-proclaimed 'experts'
8 Feb, 2018
Ian Schrager can rightfully claim to be the guru of the boutique lifestyle hotel concept.
Along with Anouska Hempel, who founded the Blakes Hotel in London in 1978, Schrager...
18 Jan, 2018
Can a hotel room be smart?
The big chains seem to think so, as several of them are working to create rooms packed with electronic gadgetry that supposedly will put guests "in...
11 Jan, 2018
We've all heard about how hotel rooms are getting smaller- particularly in the properties of some of the newer millennial-focused brands launched by the major chains.
4 Jan, 2018
Last February Accorhotels' CEO, Sébastien Bazin, announced the creation of the AccorLocal concept.
Now finally, in late November, the chain has formally launched AccorLocal...
28 Dec, 2017
When I visited Washington DC last May, I contacted the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue just down the street from the White House to enquire if I, as a...