Hotel Management Network-Updates The latest content updates from the www.hotelmanagement-network.com web site http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/ en-us http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/ Hotel Management Network-Updates http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Jestico + Whiles to design new hotel at St James development in Scotland http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsjestico-whiles-design-new-hotel-st-james-development-scotland-4526069 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsjestico-whiles-design-new-hotel-st-james-development-scotland-4526069 TIAA Henderson Real Estate (TH Real Estate) has selected architecture and interior design practice Jestico + Whiles to design the new hotel at the St James development in Edinburgh, Scotland. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Ultra HD Signage Displays for More Immersive and Life-like Content http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/tp-vision-holding/pressultra-hd-signage-displays.html http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/tp-vision-holding/pressultra-hd-signage-displays.html Philips Signage solutions brand licencee MMD has introduced a new line of signage displays with Ultra HD resolution, which is four times the resolution of full HD. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:55:00 GMT Global hotel prices rise by 3% in 2014 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsglobal-hotel-prices-rise-3-2014-4524772 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsglobal-hotel-prices-rise-3-2014-4524772 Hotel prices paid by travellers globally during 2014 increased by 3% compared with 2013, according to the latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI). Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Marriott to add 2,700 Moxy hotel rooms in Europe by 2016 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsmarriott-add-2700-moxy-hotel-rooms-europe-2016-4524901 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsmarriott-add-2700-moxy-hotel-rooms-europe-2016-4524901 Marriott International has unveiled plans to add 2,700 Moxy hotel rooms in key cities of Europe by the end of 2016. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Hyatt Hotels opens fifth property in Dubai http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshyatt-hotels-opens-fifth-property-dubai-4523791 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newshyatt-hotels-opens-fifth-property-dubai-4523791 Hyatt Hotels has opened a new Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights hotel in Dubai, which is its fifth property in the city. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT KCT completes construction of new five-star property in Doha http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newskct-completes-construction-of-new-five-star-property-in-doha-4522766 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newskct-completes-construction-of-new-five-star-property-in-doha-4522766 Qatar-based Khayyat Contracting & Trading (KCT) has completed construction of a new five-star property in the West Bay district of Doha. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT London to witness highest occupancy rates for 20 years, says PwC http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newslondon-to-witness-higher-occupancy-rates-for-20-years-pwc-4522555 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newslondon-to-witness-higher-occupancy-rates-for-20-years-pwc-4522555 PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) latest European hotel forecast has revealed that London, as a growing economy, is in the midst of a hotel boom and is expected to witness the highest occupancy rates for 20 years. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Starwood Capital and Melia’s new JV to acquire seven Spanish properties for $198m http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-capital-melia-new-jv-acquire-seven-spanish-properties-198m-4521635 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-capital-melia-new-jv-acquire-seven-spanish-properties-198m-4521635 US-based private investment firm Starwood Capital Group has created a new joint venture (JV) with Spanish hotel operator Melia Hotels International to acquire properties across key resort locations in Spain. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Japan to launch Godzilla-themed hotel http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsjapan-to-launch-godzilla-themed-hotel-4521536 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsjapan-to-launch-godzilla-themed-hotel-4521536 Japan is to unveil a new Godzilla-themed accommodation, Hotel Gracery, in Tokyo. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT MHG and Dubai Properties to develop new 290-room property http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsmhg-and-dubai-properties--develop-new-290-room-property-4520865 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsmhg-and-dubai-properties--develop-new-290-room-property-4520865 Thailand-based Minor Hotel Group (MHG) has collaborated with Dubai Properties Group (DP) to construct a new Anantara hotel in Dubai. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Starwood Hotels to launch Aloft and Element brands in Dubai in 2018 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-launch-aloft-element-brands-dubai-2018-4519824 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsstarwood-hotels-launch-aloft-element-brands-dubai-2018-4519824 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has partnered with wasl hospitality & leisure to launch the Aloft and Element brands in Dubai. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT PSAV® Presentation Services-A Global Provider of Audiovisual Services and Event Technology http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/psav/ http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/psav/ When it comes to your meetings and events, it's vital to partner with a company that understands your event objectives as well as you do - someone like PSAV® Presentation Services, a global provider of audiovisual services and event technology soluti… Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Ambilight Technology Virtually Enlarges Signage Displays http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/tp-vision-holding/pressambilight-enlarges-signage-displays.html http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/tp-vision-holding/pressambilight-enlarges-signage-displays.html MMD, brand licence partner for Philips Signage solutions, showcased its first Philips signage displays featuring Ambilight technology at the Integrated Systems Europe ISE fair in Amsterdam. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT RLJ sells 24 hotels for $240m http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsrlj-offloads-24-hotels-240m-4519136 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsrlj-offloads-24-hotels-240m-4519136 RLJ Lodging Trust has sold 24 hotels in the US for a approximately $240m. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS Interior Design Convention http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/events/maisonobjet/pressmaisonobjet-americas-interior-design-convention.html http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/events/maisonobjet/pressmaisonobjet-americas-interior-design-convention.html MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS is holding a high-end first gathering of up to 250 hand-picked exhibitors, from 12-15 May at Miami Beach Convention Centre. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:04:00 GMT ITC to acquire Park Hyatt Hotel in Goa, India http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsitc-acquire-park-hyatt-hotel-goa-india-4518687 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsitc-acquire-park-hyatt-hotel-goa-india-4518687 India-based ITC is set to acquire the Park Hyatt Hotel, Goa, for around Rs5.15bn ($83m). Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Jung-Specialist Electrical Switches and Control Systems http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/interior-design/jung-gmbh/ http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/interior-design/jung-gmbh/ Jung was founded in 1912 in Schalksmühle, Germany, and has established itself as a specialist for electrical switches and control systems under the motto "progress as tradition".Jung’s focu... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Swisscom Hospitality Services-Communication, Entertainment and Converged Network Solutions for the Hospitality Industry http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/swisscom-hospitality-services/ http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/entertainment/swisscom-hospitality-services/ Swisscom Hospitality Services, a division of Switzerland's leading Telecom operator Swisscom (Switzerland), designs, implements and manages converged hotel IP networks to offload hoteliers from the increasing IT complexity and to enhance their guest'… Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT MEIKO-Commercial Dishwashers for Hotels http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/catering/meiko2/ http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/contractors/catering/meiko2/ For more than 85 years, MEIKO has been using the most sophisticated technology to create the conditions necessary for super-clean dishware. MEIKO technology produces sparkling cleanliness not just in... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Al Shabaab car bomb kills 25 at Central Hotel in Somalia http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsal-shabaab-militant-group-attacks-central-hotel-somalia-4517408 http://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/newsal-shabaab-militant-group-attacks-central-hotel-somalia-4517408 Approximately 25 people have been killed and more than 40 injured after Islamist militant group Al Shabaab set off a car bomb inside the compound of Central Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT