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The importance of the Chinese outbound tourism market

July 16th, 2019|

With a combined spend of US$288 billion on international travel in 2018 (nearly a quarter of global tourism spend), China is the world’s largest outbound tourism market. Thanks to rising Chinese incomes and friendlier visa policies, experts predict Chinese tourists will take 160 million outbound trips by 2020. 

In 2012, […]

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Google Hotel Ads: How to set up and manage effective campaigns

June 24th, 2019|

Millions of travellers worldwide search for hotels on Google everyday. In fact, 75% of potential bookers will research your hotel online before booking, and 94% will switch between devices as they plan or book a trip. Ensuring your hotel can easily be found online on both desktop and mobile […]

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Celebrating its 15th anniversary, HotelREZ continues to outperform the market

June 19th, 2019|

HotelREZ, one of the world’s leading hotel representation, sales, marketing and distribution providers celebrates its 15th anniversary announcing a 33 per cent annual growth, some 23 per cent ahead of the GDS market, which is growing at seven per cent YOY in 2019.

HotelREZ’s ability to outpace the […]

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The importance of RFPs to increase corporate GDS business

June 17th, 2019|

The GDS, or Global Distribution System, helps generate billions of dollars in global travel sales every year. Independent travel agents, online agents and travel agencies all use a GDS to search for the best available travel and accommodation rates for their clients. Being represented in the GDS with a […]

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What is the difference between a hotel technology provider and a hotel representation company?

June 7th, 2019|

When it comes to choosing solution providers for your hotel, it’s important to understand how they differ from one another. This is particularly the case when deciding between a hotel technology provider, and a hotel representation company. It’s easy to confuse the two – at first glance, they may […]

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How to choose the best booking engine in the marketplace

June 4th, 2019|

As any successful accommodation provider will be able to tell you, your hotel’s website should be your most profitable channel, and should be seeing the highest amount of bookings. What better way to increase your website conversion rate than by ensuring you have the best booking engine on your […]

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Dorint Hotels & Resorts extends its partnership with HotelREZ™ after 60 successful years in the hospitality industry

May 17th, 2019|

Leading hotel representation, sales, marketing and distribution provider HotelREZ deepens its successful two year partnership with leading hospitality business Dorint Hotels & Resorts, based in Germany, hosting their private-label chain code, DO, for Dorint on the Global Distribution System (GDS).

HotelREZ has supplied full service GDS representation, a booking engine […]

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Why you should consider joining a travel management consortia programme

May 13th, 2019|

A travel consortium is best defined as an organisation of 100’s of independent travel agencies that join together to leverage purchasing power and marketing opportunities.

In the hospitality sector, hotels have the option of joining a variety of travel consortia programmes to receive more visibility and increase hotel bookings, […]

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The importance of image quality for hotels

May 8th, 2019|

Having high quality images of your hotel online is crucial to driving more hotel bookings. Sounds pretty straight forward, right? But with the busy day-to-day schedule of hoteliers, it’s often a task that gets pushed to the bottom of their to-do lists.

However, this shouldn’t be the case. In […]

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Three Ways to Promote Your Hotel on Social Media

April 10th, 2019|

Last year, the total number of active social
media users in the UK alone reached a staggering 44 million people. That’s 66% of
the total population using social media. In today’s constantly evolving digital
era, hoteliers should take advantage of this medium to raise brand awareness
for their hotels, engage with customers and […]

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Exclusive Hotels and Venues selects HotelREZ as new distribution partner

April 8th, 2019|

HotelREZ, one of the world’s largest hotel representation companies
has been chosen by Exclusive Hotels and Events as its preferred distribution
partner. HotelREZ will represent the luxury
hotel group under its widely recognised HO chain code on the Global
Distribution System (GDS).

HotelREZ will optimise Exclusive Hotels and Events’ distribution through
implementation of its tailor […]

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HotelREZ customer Point A Hotels streamlines travel agency payments with new Onyx CenterSource partnership

April 8th, 2019|

Point
A Hotels, currently distributing via HotelREZ’s widely recognised Gobal
Distribution System (GDS) chain code, has partnered with Onyx CenterSource, a
leading provider of B2B payments and business intelligence to the hospitality
industry. The partnership allows Point A Hotels, a family of modern hotels
located in central London, to streamline its commission through the […]

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HEATHROW’S FUNKY NEW KID ON THE BLOCK – ATRIUM HEATHROW HOTEL – APPOINTS HOTELREZ AS GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

April 8th, 2019|

One of Heathrow’s newest, design-led hotels, Atrium Hotel Heathrow, enters the highly competitive Heathrow hotel market with HotelREZ at its side.

Atrium
Hotel Heathrow has selected HotelREZ as its global sales and distribution
partner targeting growth from leisure and business travellers to Heathrow. HotelREZ
will provide full GDS services for Heathrow’s largest independent […]

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Recruiting top talent | 5 skills all hospitality employees need

April 5th, 2019|

Finding the right staff for your hotel can be challenging. As customer-facing employees, they will be the first point of contact your guests have with your hotel. They are crucial to making a good first impression and building up your reputation. Recruitment for these roles is therefore not something […]

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Five ways to improve your hotel’s operational efficiency

March 27th, 2019|

To succeed in the fast-paced hospitality industry, a hotel needs to be as efficient as possible when it comes to its operational capabilities. Guests have higher standards than ever and expect a faultless experience whenever they stay at a hotel, so improving operational efficiency is a must. However, as […]

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How to increase online hotel bookings

March 18th, 2019|

“How can I increase online hotel bookings?” is one of the most searched for questions online by hoteliers, especially those coming from independent and small groups. And for good reason. Smaller hotels are reliant on these bookings to keep their business alive, and it can be challenging to juggle […]

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Nadler Hotels open flagship site in Covent Garden

January 17th, 2019|

Nadler Hotels will open its fifth property, The Nadler Covent Garden, on the corner of Bedford Street and the Strand on 4th February 2019.

Overlooking the Strand, the 57-bedroom boutique hotel, minutes from Charing Cross and Covent Garden stations, will spread over six levels, including a reception and lounge on […]

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Refurbishment of the Hawkwell House in Oxford

November 26th, 2018|

Compass Hospitality completes the extensive refurbishment of the Hawkwell House in Oxford
In line with its plans for improving the quality and offering of its hotels within the UK market, Compass Hospitality has completed an extensive £400k refurbishment of the 4-star Hawkwell House Hotel in Iffley Village, Oxford.

The 5-month project […]

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Dorint Opens Resort in Usedom

November 15th, 2018|

Pure relaxation on the popular holiday island in the Baltic Sea
Unspoiled dune landscape, the sound of the sea and Europe’s longest beach promenade: The Dorint GmbH introduces a whole special newcomer, The Dorint Resort Baltic Hills. The hotel group with its headquarters in Cologne opened the four star superior […]

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Champneys Group acquires Mottram Hall in Cheshire

October 4th, 2018|

The UK’s leading spa resort group Champneys announce its purchase of Mottram Hall in Cheshire.  The addition of the 18th-century Grade II-listed Hotel and Spa is the latest addition to the Champneys Group’s expanding portfolio of properties.
Champneys, owned by Dorothy and Stephen Purdew, has purchased Mottram Hall from real […]

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