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

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

  • Dominick Hotel & Lizzie Fortunato: festive partnership 
  • Minor Hotels’ visionary safari deal in Zambia 
  • Radisson Blu Hotel opens in Jordan 
  • BWH Hotels introduces Tesla EV charging in North America 
  • Opening of Ramada by Wyndham Goa Vagator 

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Dominick Hotel Teams Up with Lizzie Fortunato for Festive Collaboration 

The Dominick Hotel is known for innovative collaborations with local artists. This holiday season, the SoHo hotel announces a festive partnership with local jeweler Lizzie Fortunato to trim in-suite holiday trees in dazzling baubles. Holiday guests at The Dominick Hotel have long been offered the opportunity to have an elaborately decorated tree waiting in their suite upon check-in, which is available to reserve beginning at $800. 


Zambia Safari: Minor Hotels’ Visionary Deal 

Minor Hotels, an international hotel owner, operator and investor with more than 540 hotels in 56 countries in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and the Americas, is pleased to announce the upcoming debut of its luxury Anantara brand in the African wilderness. Slated to launch in early 2025, Anantara Kafue River Tented Camp will be located in the expansive Kafue National Park in Zambia, the oldest and largest of the country’s national parks. 


Radisson Blu Hotel opens at Amman Galleria Mall, Jordan 

Radisson Hotel Group (RHG) has expanded its regional portfolio by opening the Radisson Blu Hotel, Amman Galleria Mall. The hotel has 178 rooms and suites with authentic Jordanian-inspired details and is close to Swefieh Village and Wakalat Street, Amman Citadel and the Jordan Museum. Restaurants include all-day dining spot L’Olivier and bar and lounge Jade. 


BWH Hotels brings Tesla EV charging stations to North American hotels 

BWH Hotels announced a collaboration with Tesla to bring electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to properties throughout North America, with plans to expand internationally. Beginning in 2024, BWH Hotels will begin installing Universal Wall Connectors at selected hotels across North America. With the recent launch of Tesla’s Universal Wall Connector, the charging stations will be designed to charge any North American vehicle model. 


Opening of Ramada by Wyndham Goa Vagator 

M/s The Palace, a proprietary firm based out of Goa, announced the opening of Ramada by Wyndham Goa Vagator in partnership with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,100 hotels across over 95 countries. Located in a prime area of Vagator, Ramada by Wyndham Goa, Vagator has green views and is at a walking distance of 1.2 km from the popular Chapora Fort, which is adjacent to the hotel. It offers quick access to Vagator Beach, which is less than a kilometer from the hotel. 


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