All articles by Luke Martin

Luke Martin

Luke joined GlobalData as a Trainee Reporter in April 2023, having graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA (Hons) degree in History. Initially, Luke wrote for Just Auto, covering the automotive industry, but now writes for Packaging Gateway, Retail Insight Network and Hotel Management Network.

Holiday Inn Express launches in Kathmandu, Nepal

IHG Hotels & Resorts partners with Swornim Hotels to introduce the first Holiday Inn Express in Nepal’s capital.

Hilton expands presence in Mexico

The new Perla La Paz and Tropicana Los Cabos hotels in Baja California will join Hilton’s growing Tapestry Collection portfolio in Mexico.

Hyatt Studios breaks ground in Alabama, US

The ground-breaking ceremony signifies a strategic move by Hyatt to enhance its presence in the extended-stay market.

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to spearhead industry transformation

New standing committees will tackle the pressing challenge of aligning industry metrics and simplifying sustainability reporting and benchmarking.

Hilton’s sustainable showcase at COP28

The hospitality company will host COP28 delegates across Dubai and has outlined how its properties in the UAE are aiming for sustainability.

Scandic Hotels announces rebrand of Helsinki Holiday Inn

As part of an extended agreement with property landlord Exilion, a comprehensive renovation of the hotel will begin in September 2024.

Hilton unveils ambitious expansion plans in Turkey

The hospitality group is expanding its presence in Turkiye with 11 new hotels across the country.

Seizing the opportunity at COP28: a call for sustainable practices in the hotel industry

As COP28 draws nearer, the summit has the chance to address ongoing sustainability issues in the hospitality sector but will it?

Radisson Blu hotel opens at Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart

The hotel features 168 rooms and suites and a rooftop terrace with a 270-degree view.

Surge in American travel to Europe marks 2023 holiday season

Allianz Partners’ 2023 European Holiday Destination Index found American travel to Europe this holiday season up by 21% compared to 2022.