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HotelREZ completes certification with Simple Booking

October 11th, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has completed certification with Simple Booking, a leading online reservation and channel management system based in Florence, Italy. Simple Booking offers a reservation system, rate match service, channel manager, metasearch platforms and business analytics, used by over 2,500 hotels.

The certified 2-way XML connection between the […]

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Norfolk country house hotel Heacham Manor partners with HotelREZ

September 18th, 2017|

Heacham Manor, a delightful country house hotel in North West Norfolk, has become the latest member of HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts portfolio of independent hotels in the United Kingdom.

Built in 1580, Heacham Manor has been transformed from an Elizabethan manor house into one of the finest hotels in Norfolk. […]

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The Good Hotel opens new terrace

August 23rd, 2017|

The Good Hotel London, one of the capital’s most unique properties, has opened its brand new roof terrace this Summer, adding further leisure opportunities to its already impressive accommodation offering.

The hotel is a floating vessel based in London’s Royal Victoria Docks: rooms, reception, bar, restaurant, and meeting spaces all […]

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Icon Hotel, Luton awarded 4-star rating

August 21st, 2017|

Icon Hotel, one of Luton’s most highly regarded hotels, has been awarded a 4 star rating by the AA. The hotel, located within reach of London Luton Airport, opened in 2012, and has since positioned itself as one of the best accommodation options for travellers to the airport, and […]

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New Place Hotel, in Southampton, joins HotelREZ

August 7th, 2017|

New Place Hotel, by Legacy Hotels, has become the latest property to join HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio of British hotel venues.

The hotel – which is a well-known meetings venue – is based in the Hampshire countryside, roughly equidistant from Portsmouth and Southampton, on the edge of the beautiful […]

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Rudding Park opens new £9.5m luxury spa

August 3rd, 2017|

After more than a decade of planning, Rudding Park has finally completed its most ambitious project yet: a brand-new, state-of-the-art spa. Featuring 11 treatment rooms, an exotic rasul, steam rooms, saunas, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a host of other innovative services, this £9.5 million development aims to […]

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Coast & Country Hotels joins HotelREZ

July 4th, 2017|

Coast & Country Hotels, part of the Shearings Leisure Group, has extended its hotel distribution to the Global Distribution Systems (GDS) for the first time ever, joining HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts’ HO chain code.

Historically popular as coach tour destinations for Shearings Holidays, Coast & Country Hotels now also provide […]

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SmartHOTEL chooses HotelREZ as preferred GDS and Booking Engine partner

June 28th, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ), one of the world’s largest hotel representation companies, has announced a new partnership with SmartHOTEL, a Netherlands-based hospitality technology provider.

The partnership between the two hospitality providers follows the successful development of a seamless 2-way connectivity between the Smart Channel Manager, PMS connector and HotelREZ’s […]

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Elysium Hotel, Mykonos, undertakes extensive refurbishment

June 26th, 2017|

The renowned Elysium Hotel, located on the Greek island of Mykonos, which predominantly caters to an exclusive LGBT clientele, has recently undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment designed to consolidate its position as one of the premier boutique hotels focussing on the luxury LGBT market.

The Belmont Hotel gets four stars

June 7th, 2017|

The Belmont Hotel, a Leicester-based partner of HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, has this week announced the award of a four-star AA rating and two AA Rosette awards. The hotel is available to book on the GDS under the HO chain code.
According to the hotel, this award is a testament to the careful […]

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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 […]