Best Business Lunch Offers in Dubai

Mix pleasure with Business at Basko Basko, the retro-style Mediterranean restaurant that curates masterful dishes, from beautifully thought-out influences from Spain, France, The Basque, and Lebanon, is offering an impressive business lunch throughout the working week from 12 pm to 4 pm for only AED 135 per person. Guests get a chance to mix pleasure, … Read more

Wyndham teams up with Amadeus for business intelligence insights

The world’s largest hotel franchising company leverages Amadeus’ Demand360 to enhance demand generation strategies. Increasingly, hoteliers are turning to data to build more informed business strategies that take into account shifting traveller demographics, booking behaviors and preferred channels for their properties. To gain a broader view of market performance across its organization and, in turn, … Read more

Generating Group Business with Hotel Data is Easier Than You Think

What do successful weekly Smith Travel Research (STR) reports across regions and hotels have in common? A well-executed group strategy, which answers the question, “What amount of group business, along with all other segments, constitutes optimal mix for your hotel?” Of all the market segments that make up a hotel mix, group segments form the … Read more

Reach Your Perfect Business Mix with Guest Data Management

Hoteliers already solicit and measure guest feedback pulled together from many different channels. They measure guest satisfaction ratings, ratings and sentiments, and slice and dice it by every department and factor they can, ensuring brand and operational quality, consistency and performance. That’s all common best practice, which begs the question, are you measuring the quality … Read more

Hilton Launches New Program to Drive Events Business

This week, Hilton announced its new program Event Ready™ with CleanStay. The program aims to entice planners to book meetings and events by promising a higher standard of safety and flexibility. While Covid-19 continues to surge in the US and around the world, this program is a great example of a marketing-driven program that just … Read more

Shubham Moondhara, Head of Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Trans Maldivian Airways – Hotelier Maldives

Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) began its journey in 1989 as a company operating a helicopter fleet by the name Hummingbird Island Helicopters. However, as the destination was struggling with its infrastructure, helicopters did not seem to be the ideal mode of transport as the majority of resorts were still accessible via boat transfers. Thus the … Read more

Leading travel platform Wego to acquire Cleartrip’s Middle East business reinforcing Dubai’s credentials as a global tech hub

Wego, the leading online travel marketplace in the MENA region, announced that it will acquire Cleartrip’s Middle East business in a deal expected to close in the second half of 2022. This deal is the latest in a series of entrepreneurial successes that reinforce Dubai’s reputation as a global hub for business, tech talent and … Read more

Top 4 ways Revenue Managers can drive last minute business

Booking windows are shrinking. We first noticed this trend a few years ago and released data to show that 48 percent of reservations made in 2018 were ‘last minute’, or booked within a week of check-in. In addition, in 2018 only 13 percent of reservations were booked more than 60 days in advance. A few … Read more

Hotel Review: Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy (Business Suite) – Rooms With Singapore Strait View

The Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy is an Accor hotel located in the culturally rich Katong area of ​​Singapore. Popular among transit passengers for its proximity and free shuttle to Changi Airport, it has also made a name for itself in the local staycation scene due to the “being away from it all” vibe that the … Read more

RUSSIA – Visiting Moscow for leisure or business? Stay at the Marriott Moscow Novy Arbat! – Chris Travel Blog

Every year I visit Moscow for business and I combine this with a bit of leisure. This year I visited the Moscow metro to see all the beautiful decorated stations. I stayed five nights at the Marriott Moscow Novy Arbat. A luxury hotel where the guests can perfectly combine business and leisure. I share with … Read more