What’s New in Hotel Online Distribution and Tech Trends? W3, November 2023

Here is your weekly industry news round-up. Check out the short snippets here and follow below for more details.

  • US hotels anticipate a busy holiday season
  • Regis Riyadh: Marriott’s 500th luxury property
  • Truffle week at Atlantis Dubai
  • Hotel industry trends and stats for 2024
  • IHCL now at Mumbai airport

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US hotels poised for solid holiday season

The business outlook for US hotels remains strong for the remainder of 2023, thanks to an uptick in business travel and a healthy preference among business and leisure travelers to stay in hotels. The survey found that 32% of Americans are likely to travel overnight for Thanksgiving, up from 28% a year earlier, while 34% are likely to travel overnight for Christmas, up from 31% last year.


The St. Regis Riyadh: Where luxury meets tradition

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts has opened The St. Regis Riyadh. The hotel marks Marriott International’s 500th luxury property globally. It is found at Via Riyadh, home to designer boutiques, restaurants and a luxury cinema. Situated at the entrance of the Diplomatic Quarter, the hotel is close to embassies and the central business district. The area has trails, palm trees, and plants from the surrounding valleys and deserts.


Truffle week at Atlantis Dubai

This one is for the truffle fans… Atlantis Dubai and its esteemed culinary collection, which includes the likes of Hakkasan, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, The Royal Tearoom, and many more, will be celebrating Truffle Week with a series of exclusive menus from Friday, 10th November until Monday, 20th November. Guests can look forward to embarking on an extraordinary culinary journey as Atlantis Dubai unveils its exclusive truffle-infused signature dishes, available exclusively for 10 days.


Sustainability trends in the hospitality industry

The spotlight shines on the group sales and meetings sector, which is anticipated to accelerate in the coming year. In the world of hospitality, group business isn’t just a segment; it’s a cornerstone of revenue potential for any hotel that effectively harnesses its power. Considering this, we’ve distilled the quintessential hotel group sales trends and statistics for 2024 you’ll want to embed in your strategic playbook.


IHCL is now at Mumbai airport

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) announced the opening of Ginger Mumbai Airport. The 371 Keys flagship Ginger Hotel, strategically located near the domestic airport, will introduce the brand’s lean luxe design and service philosophy of offering its guests a vibrant, contemporary, and seamless hospitality experience. The 371 keys hotel offers thoughtfully curated rooms designed to prioritize convenience and comfort, catering to the needs of both business and leisure travelers.


That’s all folks!

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