With Singapore’s announcement that it was to encourage the use of facial recognition...
- Facial recognition: is there a dark side to digital check-in at hotels?
- Aimbridge Hospitality to manage Westin Boston Waterfront
- India-based EaseMyTrip plans expansion into US and Europe
- Oyo, MakeMyTrip, Goibibo face competition probe in India
- Around 500 hotels in Spain likely to face imminent closure after Thomas Cook collapse
Covid-19 pandemic: LA hotels open doors to shelter vulnerable population
Around 115 hotels in Los Angeles (LA) County have agreed to provide temporary shelter to the vulnerable population in the wake of Covid-19 crisis.
Spain orders closure of all hotels to contain spread of Covid-19
The Spanish government has ordered closure of all hotels in its territory in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19).
Facial recognition: is there a dark side to digital check-in at hotels?
With Singapore’s announcement that it was to encourage the use of facial recognition across its hotels, sharing images with authorities, the question of guest privacy was inevitably raised. Is there a dark side to digital check-in or is data sharing nothing new? Andrew Tunnicliffe reports.
Blackstone Group receives court approval to buy Trident hotel in Hyderabad, India
Private equity firm Blackstone Group has secured approval from the Indian court to buy Trident hotel in Hyderabad for $81.7m.
Coronavirus outbreak leads to mass cancellations of hotel bookings in Kerala, India
The Government of Kerala, a southern state of India, stated that the novel coronavirus (nCoV) has started affecting its tourism sector. The state has confirmed three coronavirus cases.
Hotel operators to waive hotel cancellation fees over coronavirus outbreak
Major hotel operators such as InterContinental Hotels (IHG) and Hyatt are set to waive fees for Chinese hotel cancellations following the coronavirus outbreak which was first identified in Wuhan, China.
Aimbridge Hospitality to manage Westin Boston Waterfront
DiamondRock Hospitality Company has selected Aimbridge Hospitality to manage the 793-room Westin Boston Waterfront hotel connected to Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in the US.
AccorInvest to acquire stake in hotel operator Orbis from Accor
AccorInvest has signed a binding agreement to acquire 85.8% stake in hotel operator Orbis from Accor in a transaction valued at €1.06bn.