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Sabre and Aeromexico Extend and Expand Their Strategic, Long-Term Relationship Through Multi-Year Agreement

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, today announced that it has extended its long-term relationship with Aeromexico – Mexico’s global airline that serves 88 cities in three continents. Aeromexico will continue utilizing Sabre’s passenger service system (PSS), expand its use of the Sabre …

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IHG inks deals for 50+ hotels across Europe

IHG has signed three multiple development agreements for more than 50 hotels in Europe, including new Avid hotels in Germany and Voco hotels across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands.  Under the structure of the MDAs, the specific hotel properties and locations will be finalized and signed over the next …

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Saudi Arabia to get first Luxury Collection hotel

Marriott International has signed an agreement with Riyadh-based firm Assila Investments to bring its Luxury Collection brand to Saudi Arabia for the first time next year. The Assila Hotel will have 210 guestrooms, including a 590-square-meter Royal Suite and 94 apartments. Food and beverage venues include a Café Lounge and Argentinian …

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Roxa Hospitality CEO talks sustainability and branding

Pablo Suárez, CEO of Spanish hotel management company Roxa Hospitality, is slated to participate in the “Brand Appeal: CEOs on Branding in the Resort Market” panel during the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum, running October 29-31 at the Hilton Athens. MR&H is presented by Questex, parent company of …

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Tunis, Tunisia, to get first Radisson

Radisson Hotel Group has signed a deal to open the first Radisson in Tunisia’s capital city and the group’s fourth hotel in the country, bringing its African portfolio to almost 100 hotels open and under development. “We see a great opportunity in Tunis, as there is currently a limited supply of …

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October: A Month Dedicated to Cybersecurity

Halloween isn’t the only spooky theme in October. The witches, goblins, and ghouls have to share this month with something just as scary… cybersecurity hackers. Recognized every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and …

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HTNG Releases an Updated GDPR for Hospitality White Paper

Building upon their previous output, HTNG’s GDPR for Hospitality Workgroup releases a more comprehensive white paper for the industry. The European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, 2018 with a mission to strengthen the protection of individuals’ personally identifiable information (PII). Prior to …

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August Sees Moderate Pick-up in Global Airline Passenger Demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for August 2019 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.8% compared to the year-ago period. This was above the 3.5% annual increase for July. August capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by …

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PwC Releases UK Hotels Forecast 2019-2020

The hotel industry is at a pivotal point. Global and UK political and economic uncertainty, high industry cost inflation, and increasing difficulties in recruiting and retaining staff means that hoteliers need to adopt tech-enabled solutions, increasing efficiency, reducing processes, managing data and enhancing the customer journey. Our UK Hotels Forecast …

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