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Facebook targets the travel industry

March 30th, 2017|

It was probably only a matter of time. Facebook has made its most decisive foray into the travel industry with the launch of its ‘City Guides’ feature on its mobile app, enabling its users to contact and make reservations in a number of hotels and restaurants in a given city.

Rather […]

Guestline appoints HotelREZ as GDS representation partner

March 28th, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ) and Guestline ink new partnership agreement to provide full service representation to hotels via HotelREZ’s own HO chain code on the GDS.

HotelREZ, one of the largest and fastest growing hotel representation companies in the world, has been appointed as a GDS and distribution partner […]

HotelREZ now offering Private Label GDS chain code solutions

March 23rd, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ), one of the world’s largest and most flexible hotel representation providers, has launched its private label hotel chain code solution, allowing hotel groups to sit alongside and leverage global demand generation from its own HO chain code on the GDS.

With a continued focus on […]

Brand new LUMA Concept Hotel London joins HotelREZ

March 21st, 2017|

Opening this April, LUMA Concept Hotel London promises to shine a new light on West London’s hotel scene. It is the latest property to join HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts’ independent portfolio in the city.

LUMA Concept Hotel London is a new flagship hotel conceived by Heeton Hospitality, scheduled to open […]

HotelREZ grows Dutch portfolio with The Student Hotel

March 14th, 2017|

Two new properties have joined HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio of independent hotels in the Netherlands. These hotels, located in Eindhoven and Amsterdam, belong to The Student Hotel brand, and will be represented on the GDS (Global Distribution Systems) under the HO chain code.

The Student Hotel seeks out and […]

German Dorint Hotels & Resorts chooses HotelREZ as GDS distribution partner

March 6th, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ), one of the world’s fastest growing hotel representation companies, has been selected by German Dorint Hotels & Resorts (Dorint) as its new distribution partner. Dorint was a customer of Trust International which was acquired by Sabre last year.

With an impressive portfolio of 38 properties […]

HotelREZ and eRevMax partner for seamless GDS distribution

March 2nd, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has recently expanded its German hotel portfolio by partnering with Hotel Otto, a modern hotel in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin. This has been achieved with the help of eRevMax, a leading connectivity expert that facilitated the connection between Hotel Otto and HotelREZ for GDS distribution.

Mihai […]

New Hotel Brand Point A joins HotelREZ

February 21st, 2017|

Point A Hotels, a new UK brand recently launched by Queensway Group, will be represented by HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ) on the GDS, via a 2-way interface with Guestline.

Point A Hotels will consist of seven properties– set to open in March – located in Central London and Glasgow. […]

Hotel Metasearch 101 [e-guide]

February 1st, 2017|

In our latest e-guide, ‘Hotel Metasearch for Independent Hoteliers’, you can find out how travel metasearch works, who the key players are, and a few basics tips for the metasearch marketing game for hotels.

Nearly one in two travellers (47%) uses metasearch to compare hotel prices online, according to data collected by ResearchNow between […]

Outlook for 2017: Travel in Times of Global Uncertainty

January 19th, 2017|

By Mark Lewis, Founder and CEO of HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts

If one thing is clear, it’s that 2016 marked the beginning of a new era of uncertainty. With political upheavals like Brexit, Donald Trump and the Turkish coup d’état, terror attacks in France and Belgium and natural disasters in […]

HotelREZ completes migration to Sabre [press release]

January 10th, 2017|

HotelREZ adopts Sabre’s hospitality solutions to provide customers with industry-leading reservation technology
LONDON and SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Jan. 9, 2017

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HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has completed the migration of its member hotels to Sabre’s SynXis Central Reservations and device responsive booking engine, securing its ability to provide more […]

HotelREZ completes interface with Belgium-based Cubilis by Stardekk

January 4th, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ) has completed a full XML certified connection with Cubilis by Stardekk. Based in Bruges, Belgium, Cubilis is a leading online reservation and channel management system for hotels, B&Bs and rental properties.

The certified 2-way XML connection allows Cubilis hotel customers to distribute real-time rates and inventory to […]

Llandudno Bay Hotel wins gold

December 16th, 2016|

HotelREZ member Llandudno Bay Hotel celebrated a significant achievement this week. Visit Wales, the country’s national tourism body, rewarded the hotel’s consistent excellence with a coveted Gold Award.

The Gold Award recognises outstanding quality, comfort and hospitality in Welsh hotels. Visit Wales has judged the Llandudno Bay Hotel, with its chic, contemporary-styled guest […]

We’re Getting Silly for a Good Cause

December 1st, 2016|

This year, on Friday, December 16th, the HotelREZ team will be donning crazy and colourful Christmas knitwear – the sillier the better – in support of Save the Children UK’s Christmas Jumper Day. By coming together for a good cause, sharing our photos and having some fun while doing so, […]

Aubrey Park Hotel opens New Events Venue

November 14th, 2016|

Aubrey Park Hotel, an independent hotel in Hertfordshire and a HotelREZ member, has opened the doors to ‘The Oak Suite’, a brand new conference and events venue, following a £2 million pound investment. Tara Brady, Sales Manager at Aubrey Park Hotel, is happy to see the new venue complete, as she […]

Good Hotel London joins HotelREZ

November 1st, 2016|

London's newest floating hotel, Good Hotel London, is the latest property to join HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts' independent portfolio in the UK capital. Good Hotel is anchored on the Royal Victoria Dock within easy reach of DLR’s Royal Victoria station, Emirates Cable Car, and London City Airport.

HotelREZ partners with media experts Access Bookings

September 13th, 2016|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts announced today a new partnership with Access Bookings, a travel management company specialising in the particular accommodation needs of the media industry.

Founded in the cathedral city of Lichfield, by owners Patricia Barnes and Ian Brett, Access Bookings is a specialist travel supplier with over 30 years’ experience […]

Affinity Inn & Resorts chooses HotelREZ as preferred GDS partner

June 22nd, 2016|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has been appointed as preferred GDS distribution partner to US hotel affiliate branding company, Affinity Inn & Resorts.

The partnership between Affinity Inn & Resorts (Affinity) and HotelREZ, will allow Affinity’s members and affiliates to distribute their rates and inventory to over half a million travel […]

HotelREZ completes interface with Mews Systems

June 7th, 2016|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has recently completed a full XML certified connection with Mews, a well known PMS and booking engine provider to the hospitality industry.

Catt McLeod appointed Director of Strategic Partnerships

June 1st, 2016|

Catt McLeod, a senior hotel executive with over 15 years experience and formerly a Director at Supranational Hotels, has been appointed as HotelREZ’s new Director of Strategic Partnerships, starting June 1st. McLeod, a Member of the Institute of Hospitality (MIH), started her career in travel as an Account Manager for Pegasus […]