International

Starwood Gives 'Luxury Collection' Brand Makeover

by Matt Alderton | September 30, 2015
Starwood Hotels & Resorts' The Luxury Collection has launched an "identity overhaul" focusing on experiential travel.

The Top International Incentive Travel Destinations of 2015

by Deanna Ting | September 29, 2015
As more U.S.-based organizations travel abroad for their incentive programs, these destinations were the most popular for groups.

The Top Incentive Travel Trends of 2015

by Deanna Ting | September 29, 2015
All indicators point toward a continuing industry rebound in 2016.

Travel Industry Supports United Nations' New Global Sustainable Development Goals

by Matt Alderton | September 28, 2015
On behalf of the global travel industry, the Global Travel Association Coalition has pledged its support to the United Nations' new 2030 agenda.

Castlewood Group Bringing Dream Hotels Brand to Asia

by Matt Alderton | September 17, 2015

Castlewood Group has agreed to develop up to 20 Dream Hotels in Asia over the next 10 years.


ALHI Expands Global Portfolio With 76 Overseas Hotels

by Matt Alderton | September 14, 2015
Swiss hotelier Kempinski Hotels has joined Associated Luxury Hotels International.

Hilton, Uber Team Up to Drive Value for Hotel Guests

by Matt Alderton | September 08, 2015
Hilton guests can use the Hilton HHonors app to set automatic ride reminders and to discover Uber riders' favorite local destinations.
 

Thailand Update: Country Reassures Meeting Planners, Attendees After Bombing

August 25, 2015
The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau has created a six-point plan for providing support to concerned meeting planners.

Crystal Cruises Courts Groups With Its New Yacht

by Deanna Ting | August 25, 2015
Flush from Genting Hong Kong's recent acquisition, the luxury cruise line has ambitious plans and a solid strategy for bringing more meeting and incentive groups onboard.

Rosewood Seeks Exit From Struggling Baha Mar

by Matt Alderton | August 24, 2015
Rosewood Hotels and Resorts International has asked a bankruptcy judge to terminate its agreements with Baha Mar Ltd.

American Airlines Plans Charter Flights to Cuba from Los Angeles

by Matt Alderton | August 20, 2015
American will provide travelers the only nonstop service connecting the West Coast to Cuba.

Sheraton Debuts New Premier Tier of Properties

by Deanna Ting | August 19, 2015
At least 100 Sheraton properties will be recognized as Sheraton Grand hotels by early 2017.