Hotel amenities

One of the most basic hotel amenities is disappearing

Whether out of necessity due to a lack of staff, to respect social distancing or perhaps just to save money, one of the main amenities that distinguishes a hotel from your home – daily housekeeping – is disappearing. The days of going back to a wrinkle-free comforter are probably over. Forget clean towels and accept […]

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March 2022 preview: more than 50,000 hotel rooms expected to open [Infographic]

Tours Duo Paris MGallery (images: © Ateliers Jean Nouvel) An in-depth analysis of the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database reveals that nearly 250 hotel programs will be completed this month, with the United States and China leading the way. Our in-house research team discovered that 243 hotel projects with a total of 52,245 rooms will be ready […]

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The hocance boom boosts the trade in used hotel equipment

Free gifts at hotels may end this year due to disposable packaging regulations Complimentary toiletries at Lotte Hotel Seoul (Lotte Hotel) With overseas travel all but decimated by the pandemic, many Koreans are choosing to splurge for a one- or two-night stay at a luxury hotel. While trying to make the most of their hotel […]

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Guests report stolen items from rooms at Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown | News

ATLANTA (CBS46) – Atlanta police are investigating a series of robberies and robberies at a downtown hotel. Some of the crimes happened while guests say they were asleep. “I’m a victim here!” said Shanice Roberts. Roberts said earlier this month that she went out to celebrate her sister’s birthday in Atlanta. When they got back […]

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UNITE HERE says Hilton doesn’t automatically clean hotel rooms every day

Hospitality workers union UNITE HERE has issued a travel alert for guests of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT), advising that most Hilton hotels no longer clean hotel rooms daily. UNITE HERE says Hilton doesn’t automatically clean hotel rooms every day Hospitality workers union UNITE HERE has issued a travel alert for guests of Hilton Worldwide […]

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UNITE HERE issues travel alert: Hilton does not automatically clean hotel rooms daily

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE). As the COVID-19 Omicron variant raises new safety concerns for vacation travel, housekeepers say Hilton shouldn’t cut cleaning services. Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta said its goal is to “retrain guests” and change expectations for housekeeping, but housekeepers want travelers to know Hilton says they can opt in for daily cleaning at no […]

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Country panorama: 15,000 additional hotel rooms planned in France [Infographic]

Duo visits Paris MGallery A look at the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database shows that many developments are planned across the country, including three eye-catching projects in the capital. In the coming years, the French hotel market will welcome 96 additional establishments and 15,485 rooms, according to our dedicated research team. Let’s take a look at where […]

Hotel restaurants

Not for Tourists: 10 Silicon Valley Hotel Restaurants Locals Love | News

Looking for a stay? Whether you’re staying the night or popping in for a drink or a meal, there are plenty of delightful getaways to the peninsula’s hotel restaurants. Here’s a mix of brand new establishments, recent renovations of old favorites and a range of new chefs. Over the summer, Hotel Citrine opened on the […]

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Group presentation: IHG will roll out 100,000 new hotel rooms

Hilton Singapore is set to reopen as Voco Orchard Singapore in early 2021 The TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database highlights IHG’s impressive portfolio of hotels and its relentless focus on the growing APAC market. In the coming years, IHG plans to open 463 hotel programs with 99,659 rooms worldwide, according to our research. We take a closer […]

Hotel restaurants

Food and Beverage Trends for Hotel Restaurants and Bars in 2021

COVID-19 has changed, perhaps permanently, the landscape of our daily lives, driving dramatic changes in how businesses reach customers and how audiences access products and services. Being an industry that relies heavily on human interaction, the hospitality sector has been among those that have suffered the most this year amid lockdowns and restrictions. THE ADVERTISEMENT […]

Hotel services

Absolute Hotel Services in Asia announces 3 hotel projects in Russia and the CIS region

Absolute Hotel Services, headquartered in Bangkok, is targeting more than 5,000 rooms in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region by the end of 2022. Absolute Hotel Services Group CEO Jonathan Wigley has announced expansion into the dynamic Russian market and the CIS region. “Based on both strategic and opportunistic motivations, Absolute Hotel Services Group […]

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Access hotel amenities without staying overnight

ResortPass offers the ultimate “daycation” for guests. Omni Hotels Have you ever wished for the benefits of a relaxing vacation without having to book an overnight stay at a resort or hotel? Resort Pass was created to provide locals and travelers with daytime access to hotels and resorts for use of the pool, spa, fitness […]

Hotel amenities

The Best Hotels and Hotel Amenities of 2019 in the United States

A quick look at travel expenses from your last trip will likely reveal that one of the biggest items is accommodation. A hotel is usually a travel necessity, but it’s also so much more than just a place to store your luggage, shower, and catch some ZZZs. Hotels across the country compete for travel dollars […]

Hotel amenities

The evolution of hotel equipment

Isabelle Larocque, CPSM, director of product development and design for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has seen “a significant shift in guest preferences” during her 11 years in office. “Ten years ago, commodities were a simple commodity. Our guests now expect to be wowed by hotel amenities. They want to connect with brands they know, […]