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May272016

Hyatt House Dusseldorf 2017, Hyatt Place Frankfurt Airport 2018

Hyatt House Dusseldorf is slated for opening January 2017 with 102 apartment style rooms with kitchens, located in the ‘old town’ Altstadt district, close to the Rhine River. There are currently five other full-service Hyatt brand hotels in Germany with Grand Hyatt Berlin, Hyatt Regency Cologne, Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf, Hyatt Regency Mainz and Park Hyatt…

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Mar152016

InterContinental Venice Palazzo Nani to open early 2018

InterContinental Hotels has signed three new hotels in Europe with InterContinental Ljubljana in Slovenia, InterContinental Sofia in Bulgaria and InterContinental Venice Palazzo Nani to open in early 2018. InterContinental Venice Palazzo Nani will be a 51-room hotel conversion of a 16th century palace on the Cannaregio Canal. Hand-painted alfresco ceilings and hand-carved wooden beams will…

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Mar022016

Hyatt launches new hotel marketing brand Unbound Collection

Hyatt announced the Unbound Collection today as its new hotel brand for pseudo-independent hotels. Unbound Collection enters the boutique chain brand market space already occupied by Marriott’s Autograph Collection (about 100 hotels), Starwood Hotels Luxury Collection and Tribute Portfolio (6 hotels), Hilton’s Curio Collection (22 hotels), InterContinental Alliance Resorts (2 hotels) and Carlson Rezidor Quorvus…

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Feb132016

Blame Priceline and Expedia. Hotel industry experts say more hotel chain consolidation coming

What financial experts in the hotel industry say is driving the move for hotel chain consolidation is Expedia and Priceline. These two online travel agencies (OTAs) control most of the hotel distribution bookings globally, they gobble up their OTA competition and their share of hotel bookings distribution is growing globally. The Priceline Group “Priceline: With…

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Feb022016

Hotel Vintro South Beach joins Hilton Curio Collection

Hotel Vintro South Beach is the latest member of Hilton’s quasi-independent Curio Collection brand. The 50-room Art Deco hotel will open as Curio Collection in March 2016. TripAdvisor reviews rank Hotel Vintro #13 of 207 Miami Beach Hotels with 4.5/5 circles and a Certificate of Excellence. Interesting comments in TripAdvisor reviews mention exterior and interior…

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Jan172016

Guests at Hyatt Hotels with 2015 credit card data breach may apply for one year free CSID Protection

Hyatt Hotels suffered a malware data breach at about 40% of Hyatt brand hotels worldwide from August to December 2015. Malware primarily affected Hyatt restaurant transactions. The malware was designed to collect payment card data – cardholder name, card number, expiration date and internal verification code – from cards used onsite as the data was…

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