The Hotel News Roundup
THE LATEST NEWS AND DATA FROM THE hotel industry
Hotel and hospitality news in numbers
The number of travellers who want enhanced cleaning in hotels, according to research by Travelport.
July 2020 data from STR shows that the average daily rate decreased 20% to €96.43 in Europe.
Research from Statistics SA shows that the number of bed nights sold by hotels, guest houses and caravan parks has declined by nearly 40% compared with March 2019.
Accor has signed 14 new hotels in Northern Europe. These include four in the UK and Ireland, six in Belgium and four in the Netherlands.
Marriot International has been named in a London class action lawsuit over the personal data hack of 300 million customer records between 2014 and 2018.
Key news stories from the hotel industry
French hotelier Accor looks to check in with rival Intercontinental Hotels Group
The French hotel group Accor has considered a bid for its London-listed rival Intercontinental Hotels Group in a deal that would shake up the global hotel industry, according to reports in France.
Source: The Times
Marriott International reopens its doors with curated Staycation packages
Marriott International brings a selection of handpicked staycation offers across its hotels in India. To indulge in a peaceful getaway book until 31st December 2020. Within comfortable driving distance to an address in the heart of your own city or a domestic destination of your choice, guests have the pleasure of choosing from a host of curated experiences within the hotel.
Source: BW Hotelier
Stunning desert hotel project in Abu Dhabi revealed
Designs for a stunning new hotel project in the Abu Dhabi desert have been revealed.
Architectural design competition organisers Bee Breeders, in partnership with the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi , have announced the winners in an international contest to design a 'mega dunes eco-lodge' for the Rub’ al Khali desert.
Source: Hotelier Middle East
Hotel giant LGH says 1,500 jobs at risk
About 1,500 staff at hotels managed by LGH in England and Scotland have been told they are at risk of redundancy because of the coronavirus crisis.