Hotel industry

11 of the best hotel loyalty programs – and how to maximize their benefits

Pool at St. Regis Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico Courtesy of St. Regis Hotel loyalty programs are the unsung heroes of travel rewards. Unlike airline miles, which you could spend years earning for an award flight, you can often earn hotel points at a much faster rate, unlock Elite status …

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Regina Hospitality Industry Sees Green As Rider’s Comeback Kicks Off – Regina

Regina’s restaurants, bars and hotels will see a boost on Friday unlike any since before the COVID-19 pandemic. The Saskatchewan Roughriders return to Mosaic Stadium on Friday night as they host the BC Lions at 7:30 p.m. CST. Energy built up in Regina ahead of the start of the Riders’ …

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The hotel launches the fall hospitality academy

THE Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants Group is launching a vocational training academy this fall, to support new employees, of all ages, in developing their careers in the hotel industry. The Devonshire Hospitality Academy is an in-house training program, which will lead to an industry recognized qualification at Level 2 apprenticeship. …

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Delta variant epidemic hits hotels and online home rental businesses

The Airbnb logo Photo: IC As the latest Delta Variant outbreak in China continues to stymie tourism during peak summer travel season, the hospitality industry such as hotels and online house rentals are bearing the brunt of the blow. variant. There were 1.3 times more claims for hotel reservations as …

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Tourism likely to be included in the competing list

Advancing the key demand of the hospitality and tourism sector, the tourism ministry has launched a proposal to include tourism in the competing list of the Constitution. This decision will allow both the Center and the states to formulate policies that could benefit the sector which has suffered severe setbacks …

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Richmond City Commission examines way forward for hotel occupancy tax funds

The City of Richmond Commission is considering what to do with the hotel occupancy taxes it has been collecting since 2019. A staff presentation at a meeting on Monday, July 19 summarized hotel occupancy tax funds and garnered thoughts on developing a policy on their allocation. On HoustonChronicle.com: Fort Bend …

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Maui mayor says ability to raise county hotel tax is “welcome news”, expects nearly $ 40 million annually

Maui County officials hope to quickly implement a new tax on visitors staying in hotels and short-term vacation rentals as tourism returns to pre-pandemic levels. On July 6, state lawmakers overturned Governor David Ige’s veto on a bill that revises the way the state allocates tourism tax revenues to the …

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In fashion and food, how to make more sustainable choices

PIXABAY From recommerce shopping to efforts to reduce food waste, consumers are placing increasing importance on sustainability practices. Retailing – or buying and selling second-hand items – is accelerating in Southeast Asia as it intersects with ethics and e-commerce, said Miranda Dimopoulos, Regional Managing Director of Interactive Advertising Bureau South …

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Doing Business in Thailand | Global Law Group

[authors: Jessada Sawatdipong, Chisako Takaya, Arkrapol Pichedvanichok]* In this new series, “Doing Business In”, we asked our members about the current business climate in their country, investment opportunities and what others should know to do business there. 1. What is the current business climate in your jurisdiction, including the main …

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CHMWarnick Expands Leadership Team with Three Key Promotions and Partner Appointments

BOSTON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Founding partners Rich Warnick, Sandy Luke, Ken Wilson and Chad Crandell of CHMWarnick, the leading provider of hotel asset management and owner advisory services, today announced the member promotions of the management team Kristie Dickinson, Derek Olsen and Larry Trabulsi to the executive director and partner of …

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