Marriott and Expedia are negotiating hard over a new commission structure with both...
- Sandals Resorts to remove styrofoam across 19 resorts in Caribbean islands
- Xenia Hotels divests Hilton Garden Inn in Washington D.C.
- Indian online travel firm Yatra expands corporate customer base
- Japan’s Henn na Hotel provides weird check-in experience with robot dinosaur staff
- US hotels to equip staff with panic buttons to fight sexual harassment
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Marriott and Expedia: travel titans seek new terms on commission rates
Marriott and Expedia are negotiating hard over a new commission structure with both in the knowledge that they need each other.
Sandals Resorts to remove styrofoam across 19 resorts in Caribbean islands
Sandals Resorts International will remove all styrofoam from its 19 Sandals and Beaches Resorts across seven major Caribbean islands as part of its effort to protect the environment.
Hotel Sofia Barcelona joins The Unbound Collection by Hyatt
Hotel Sofia Barcelona has joined The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, thereby becoming the first Hyatt hotel in Barcelona and third hotel in Spain to join this brand, which was launched in 2016.
Xenia Hotels divests Hilton Garden Inn in Washington D.C.
Xenia Hotels & Resorts has divested 300-room Hilton Garden Inn Washington D.C. Downtown for $128m.
Penn National Gaming to buy Greektown Casino-Hotel for around $300m
Penn National Gaming has signed an agreement to buy Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, Michigan, for around $300m in cash.
Oravel Stays appoints former IndiGo head as Oyo Rooms CEO
Oravel Stays, which operates India-based budget hotel chain Oyo Rooms, has appointed IndiGo’s former president and CEO Aditya Ghosh to lead its operations in South Asia.
Indian online travel firm Yatra expands corporate customer base
India-based corporate travel service provider and an online travel firm Yatra Online has added Essel Group, Bridgestone and TATA Consulting Engineers to its corporate customer base.
Japan’s Henn na Hotel provides weird check-in experience with robot dinosaur staff
Japan's Henn na Hotel claims to offer weird check-in experience to customers with robot dinosaur staff that can not only gesticulate with their long arms but also utter little phrases.
US hotels to equip staff with panic buttons to fight sexual harassment
Major hotel companies in the US have announced their commitment to equip their US staff with panic buttons as an effort to tackle assault and sexual harassment.