According to the recent Europe hotel construction pipeline trend report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), Europe’s total construction pipeline rose to 1,871 projects/297,490 rooms in the fourth quarter of 2019, a 19 percent increase by projects and 22 percent by rooms, year-over-year (YOY).
Swiss-Belhotel International is all set to open four new hotels in the GCC during the first half of of this year.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts has introduced three new properties in Kenya, adding 210 additional rooms to its portfolio in Africa.
OYO Hotels & Homes, UAE, has recorded a 18 percent increase in business travellers from India as compared to January 2019 and expects this to touch 25 percent by the end of first quarter of this year.
Fusion’s newest hotel, Fusion Suites Vung Tau, has opened on January 24, in Southern Vietnam’s popular coastal playground.
Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of the Radisson Hotel Saint Denis in Reunion Island, the group’s entry into their third Indian Ocean Island.
Kanika Hotels & Resorts chefs won multiple distinctions and awards at The 19th Horeca Gastronomy Exhibition, 2019.
One of the biggest leading international exhibitions for the provisioning and equipment of hospitality and foodservice companies, was held from November 29 - December 01, 2019, in Cyprus, bringing together tourism professionals with the supply chain of the hospitality and foodservice industry.
For the past eight years, Kanika Hotels& Resorts chefs have been participating in the event, winning several awards in all gastronomy categories every year of the competition.
In 2019, the Kanika Hotels chefs excelled at the awards ceremony winning 11 awards in seven entries.
The Kanika Hotels chefs specifically received one Gold, five Silver and five Bronze medals in a number of categories related to specific dishes and meals.
The Amavi Hotel was one among the three hotels from all over Cyprus that managed to enter the Grand Prix Challenge category winning the Bronze Medal in the Cook and Serve – Cypriot Menu and Cypriot Wine Category. The Gold Medal in the Chef of The Year category was awarded to the sous-chef of Elias Beach Hotel Thanasis Christou.
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas announced the opening of the brand’s first luxury hotel in Malaysia. Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas is ready to welcome discerning travellers to the golden shores of the country’s south-eastern coastline with authentic luxury and indigenous-inspired hospitality.
Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, one of the region’s fastest-growing hotel management company, has revealed ambitious development plans for Saudi Arabia with a goal of operating 25 hotels kingdom-wide by 2025.
Marriott International announced it has signed a contract with Grupo Elise to debut the company’s millennial-focused Moxy Hotels brand in Mexico with a 120-room hotel.