What’s New in Hotel Online Distribution and Tech Trends? W5, December 2023

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

  • New restaurant: The Lounge at Radisson Riyadh Airport 
  • Saudi tourism hits $40B spend with record visitors in 2023 
  • TRIBE Milano Malpensa anticipates debut of TRIBE hotel in Italy 
  • A new concept for Bali tourism: health, wellness & advanced healing 
  • Experience sky-dining: a celestial culinary adventure 

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Newshound w5, December 2023

The lounge launches at Radisson Riyadh Airport 

Following the successful launch of its Lune restaurant, Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport is delighted to announce the opening of a new dining venue: The Lounge. The positive feedback garnered since the opening of Lune has not only established the hotel as a sought-after destination but has also driven significant visitor numbers to the outlet throughout the year.  


Saudi Arabia’s 2023 tourism boom: $40B spending, record visitors 

Saudi Arabia’s tourism sector significantly increased in the first half of 2023. The total expenditure in the sector reached an unprecedented 150 billion Saudi Riyals (US$40 billion), according to the Ministry of Tourism. This period continued the upward trend from 2022, with total tourists numbering 53.6 million, split between 39 million domestic and 14.6 million inbound visitors. 


TRIBE Milano Malpensa anticipates debut of TRIBE hotel in Italy 

TRIBE Milano Malpensa is set to become the first TRIBE hotel in Italy. It is the ideal place for those looking for stress-free entrance to Malpensa airport. RIBE Hotels are for travelers of today – those who want a bit more for less. The hotel is for people who appreciate affordability, aiming for relaxed, aesthetically attractive hotel accommodation and social spaces. 


A new concept for Bali tourism: health, wellness & advanced healing 

In Partnership with the World Tourism Network, the Sharing Knowledge Initiative for Health & Wellness Tourism Indonesia will launch at the Cannabali meeting facility on Friday. Health and wellness tourism is the next big approach in Indonesia, specifically in Bali with the government creating two free zone health facilities with state-of-the-art facilities. 


Experience sky-dining: a celestial culinary adventure 

Today, Fortune Ranjit Vihar, a member of ITC’s hotel group, touched a new and significant milestone in the Fortune Hotels’ brand journey by introducing its latest F&B proposition, Nakshatra – a sky dining restaurant. Making its debut at Fortune Ranjit Vihar, Amritsar, this rooftop sky-diner by the poolside promises an unmatched experience and a taste of celestial flavours, under the stars. 


That’s all folks!  

Wish You All Happy Holidays and A Great New Year 2024 Ahead.

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