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JW Marriott Teams Up with Leading Luxury Brands

Premium hotel group JW Marriott is to team up with a host of top-end brands to boost its services for luxury-loving guests, it has announced. The new partnerships with nutrition, culinary, art, culture, accessories and wellness brands were designed to deliver a deeper luxury guest experience said JW Marriott. Among the names will be leading [...]

Best Friends Pet Care

Luxury limousine for pets from new airport hotel

Pets are set to be able to stay in style in a new Melbourne airport hotel, which is promising limousine transfers for travelers’ four-legged friends. The new Hanrob Pet Hotel is set to open July 1 at Melbourne International Airport’s Tullamarine terminal, an AU$4 million project which has taken five years to complete. The hotel, [...]

InterContinental New York Times Square hotel

TOP 10 Largest Hotel Groups in the World

InterContinental has retained its grip as the world’s largest hotel chain, according to the annual ranking of hotels by accommodation analyst MKG Hospitality. The British company, which operates brands including Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaze and InterContinental, offers a whopping 647,161 rooms around the world, more than any other hotel chain despite growing slowly over the [...]

Ian Pearson

A look inside the hotel room of the future

A renowned futurologist has predicted that by 2030, our hotel rooms will be able to change themselves to match our preferences for a perfect night’s sleep. Ian Pearson made the predictions in Travelodge’s Future of Sleep report, a six-month project looking at the way hotels and travel are going to change in the future. A [...]

Mandarin Oriental Paris opening

Mandarin Oriental to open Paris hotel June 28

Hotel chain Mandarin Oriental will open its first Paris branch on June 28, the latest of several Asian firms to enter the competitive French luxury hospitality market. The 138-room hotel is in the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore in central Paris, not far from traditional French rivals such as the Meurice and the Ritz. French tourism [...]

My Marriott Hotel game Facebook

How to run your own hotel on Facebook

International hotel chain Marriott has launched a new Facebook game this week which allows fans to run their own virtual hotel, in a bid to entertain bored internet users — and attract new staff for its hotels. My Marriott Hotel, available on the Marriott fan page, is a virtual hotel which needs to be run [...]

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