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Calling all HotelREZ Members – 2022 RFP Season is here

July 7th, 2021|

HotelREZ offers you Webinar Sessions to learn more about the predicted market conditions for the 2022 season, learn about our additional products and services and get “Ready for the Season”.
We have a great incentive for you to get involved
All participating hotels signing up to HotelREZ Training will be entered […]

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A British Pet Friendly Staycation

June 18th, 2021|

Staycations are bigger now than they have ever been before. During the lockdowns we have spent every minute with our pets. Why not treat yourself and your pets to a break for walkies, cuddles and more! HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts have a wide range of Pet Friendly Hotels just […]

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HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts and Hotels.TV enter Partnership as Hotel Video Views Rocket Globally

May 11th, 2021|

Hotels.TV, who lead innovation in the marketing of video for hotels and destinations, has partnered with HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts to enable their members to take advantage of the widely recognised power of video marketing. HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s largest, quality driven representation and […]

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Criton, HotelREZ & Best Loved Hotels enter into partnership as demand for mobile technology soars

April 14th, 2021|

April 2021

Award-winning hospitality tech provider Criton has partnered with HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, to include Best Loved Hotels, to facilitate the adoption of mobile technology in the hospitality sector, following a record year for contactless services demand.

The partnership with Criton will enable the thousands of HotelREZ and Best Loved […]

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HotelREZ partners with iWTX/Illusions

February 22nd, 2021|

HotelREZ partners with iWTX/Illusions. Drives Tour Operator and DMC revenues to HotelREZ members
HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s largest, quality driven representation and distribution companies and global partner of the technology company Sabre, has partnered with iWTX/Illusions to streamline distribution to tour operators and destination management companies […]

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The luxurious Palazzo Versace in Dubai joins HotelREZ

February 16th, 2021|

The luxurious Palazzo Versace in Dubai joins HotelREZ
HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s largest, quality driven representation and distribution companies and global partner of the technology company Sabre, has been selected to support one of the worlds world’s finest independent hotels and resorts, the Palazzo Versace Dubai.

Reminiscent […]

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PALM HOLDINGS & THE EDINBURGH COLLECTION SELECTS HOTELREZ

December 17th, 2020|

Palm Holdings & The Edinburgh Collection selects HotelREZ as Global Distribution Partner
December 2020 – HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts is pleased to welcome Palm Holdings and The Edinburgh Collection – one of the finest portfolios of hotel and serviced apartments in the United Kingdom.

The portfolio consists of the following properties: […]

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The luxurious 5-star, 237 apartment CitySuites Manchester joins HotelREZ

November 24th, 2020|

November 2020
November 2020 – HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s largest independent quality driven hotel representation companies is pleased to welcome CitySuites Manchester – a 237 unit, 5-star luxury serviced apartment building, as the latest property within its portfolio.
Located on Chapel Street, in the heart of Manchester […]

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Corus Hotels and Laura Ashley Hotels has selected HotelREZ

November 12th, 2020|

November 2020
One of the UK’s oldest and most prestigious independent groups; Corus Hotels and Laura Ashley Hotels has selected HotelREZ as its global sales, distribution and representation partner.
Targeting growth from leisure and business travellers to their locations across the United Kingdom, HotelREZ will provide full representation services to include […]

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How to promote your hotel on Google

October 16th, 2020|

People are dependent on Google for knowledge, whether it’s a Wikipedia article or a just searching for a business or a website and it plays a massive part Google’s travel search products are now very compelling for consumers
As travel restrictions have begun to loosen around the world, hotels should […]

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Interview with Nick Moffatt, Group Director of Revenue Management at easyHotel

August 15th, 2020|

An industry veteran of 16 years, Nick has held senior positions within a variety of leading international hotel brands.
His career started in Tour Operations at Tui Travel as a Yield Executive, later moving onto corporate hotels where he joined Hilton. At Hilton, he spent 6 years in their Revenue […]

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How independent hotels can increase reservations

March 13th, 2020|

Independent, non-branded properties often have to compete against well-known hotel chains or brands with extensive sales resources and revenue capabilities.

This can be frustrating and might seem like it’s impossible for an independent hotel’s reservations to increase significantly.

This couldn’t be further from the truth though.

Guests often look […]

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How can hotels optimise their presence on Book on Google?

March 9th, 2020|

It’s 2020, and the way people book hotels is becoming more digitalised as travellers today are more technologically savvy than ever before.

The most recent statistics suggest that 83% of US adults now prefer to book their travel online, while online digital travel sales were worth a massive US$755 […]

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Is your hotel website 2020 ready?

March 5th, 2020|

The last few months of 2019 saw Google change its advertising tactics in an attempt to disrupt the online travel market, making it more expensive for OTA’s and hotels to attract bookers. 

As a result, hotel owners have started shifting their focus towards other distribution channels to drive bookings. (Have […]

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How rising OTA and Google ad costs are changing hotel distribution strategies in 2020

February 19th, 2020|

Currently, 96% of people travelling for leisure purposes start their travel planning with an online search. Over the past years, showing up high up in those searches has become a priority, and Google is a popular distribution channel for hotels. 

As a result, both hotels and OTAs have been bidding […]

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How to find the best hotel for your corporate meetings and conferences

February 11th, 2020|

The MICE market, short for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, is growing at a rapid pace, with an ever-increasing number of corporates looking to hotel venues for meeting room bookings. It’s no surprise then that the industry is projected to reach US$1.4 billion by 2025.

But despite the growth […]

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HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts announces new partnership with Softbooker Technologies/Reservit

January 22nd, 2020|

HotelREZ Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel representation, sales, marketing and distribution providers, today announces a new business partnership regarding GDS distribution with Softbooker Technologies, the exclusive distributor of Reservit solution in Canada. 

As a global operator with its headquarters in the UK, HotelREZ Hotels and Resorts […]

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How technology is transforming the hotel guest experience in 2020

January 13th, 2020|

From a guest’s first touchpoint with front desk staff to their post-stay customer service experience, ensuring the guest journey is immaculate is crucial for any hotel. After all, if you wouldn’t be able to meet your customers’ expectations, you would go out of business pretty quickly. 

But what about hotel […]

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Global travel trends 2020: the drivers of change in the hospitality industry

December 10th, 2019|

It’s almost 2020, and as we prepare to enter not just a new year but a new decade as well, it’s important to take a step back and analyse how current world affairs will affect the travel industry going forward. This year has seen many global changes: from an […]

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How to adapt your hotel to technology innovations in the corporate travel market

December 4th, 2019|

Around 60% of hotel bookings are now made online. By 2020, over 50% of all online searches are expected to be done by voice-enabled technology. And nearly 42% of global travellers use their smartphones to plan upcoming trips. It comes as no surprise then that 54% of hotels that […]

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