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SPOTLIGHT ON Jonathan Pogash, President & Owner, The Cocktail Guru

By - | December 17, 2017

Educator and consultant for bars, restaurants, and well-known beverage brands, and voted “Best Craft Cocktails of New England” by Yankee Magazine, Jonathan Pogash tells us how hotels are getting it right, where he can work with them on improving their bar program and highlights trends for 2018. How has the luxury beverage experience changed in…

SPOTLIGHT ON NADINE SYKORA, Travel Influencer – Top Travel Vlogger

By - | December 17, 2017

By Sharon Hirschowitz Nadine Sykora has some impressive statistics behind her. She is the top travel influencer and travel videographer on Youtube having made over 800 videos gaining 40 million+ views. Here, she talks about identifying the right travel blogger for your property and how to build a successful partnership where both of you benefit.…

SPOTLIGHT ON Roland Herlory, Chief Executive Officer Vilebrequin

By - | December 12, 2017

By Sharon Hirschowitz The story behind the French luxury swimwear brand, Vilebrequin, is dreamy, spirited and inspirational. Their dedication to true style, quality, and an endless summer comes across in their vibrant prints and interesting collaborations. In this interview, Roland Herlory dips into their story, successful partnerships, and the way forward. I believe that Vilebrequin…

SPOTLIGHT ON Christian Glauser Benz, Vice President, Development & Acquisitions, Dream Hotel Group

By - | November 29, 2017

By Sharon Hirschowitz Christian Glauser Benz heads up the expansion of Dream Hotels across all regions with a focus on the South-East US, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The brand is pushing the boundaries of guest experience, incorporating so many of the much talked about hotel trends and focusing on the guest, their journey, and…

The Hotel Pre-Opening in a Remote Location

By - | September 26, 2017

By Vaibhav Garg Peace and silence come with a price tag. Travelers choose to come to remote resorts paying high prices for the peace, harmony, and tranquility they get after a busy city life. Having said this, the making of a resort in a remote location is a challenge and even more so in running…

Relais Le Chevalier by Elisabetta de Strobel: historical character meets cutting-edge design

By Barbara Bruno | September 16, 2017

Riga, September 2017 – Work has officially been completed on Relais Le Chevalier in Riga, where the Art Director and Interior Designer Elisabetta de Strobel was in charge of the renovation project that restored the historical mid-eighteenth- century building (once a private home) to its former splendour. The restoration and repair work was carried out…

SPOTLIGHT ON Scott Bowen, Cluster General Manager, Mercure Kooddoo Maldives & Pullman Maamutaa Maldives

By - | September 7, 2017

By Vaibhav Garg   With its turquoise waters, superlative service and exotic culture the Maldives has well and truly made its mark as a destination of desire and luxury. Over the past two decades, aside from a few specialized dive resorts, the hospitality sector in the Maldives has been primarily driven by high-end resorts managed by…

SPOTLIGHT ON Jonathan Blue, Chairman & Managing Director, Blue Equity

By - | September 7, 2017

By Sharon Hirschowitz Bringing sophisticated technology and self-sustaining infrastructure to a remote island destination is no mean feat. Jonathan Blue takes us through the exciting journey of creating an ultra-luxury, self-sustaining paradise resort in the jungle.   You have just opened the KanXuk Blue Maya Resort on the Sian Ka’an biosphere coastline, a UNESCO World…

Free Online Trial

By Iris Estrada | August 31, 2017

Benbria offers members a free trial of LOOP – Mobil Guest Engagement for Hotels. Company Name: Benbria Contact Person: Contact Email: Contact Phone: (844) 864-0003 Expiry Date: 2017-06-03

Free Upgrade

By Iris Estrada | August 31, 2017

Direct upgrades to Platinum in Global Hotel Alliance’s DISCOVERY loyalty program. Company Name: Global Hotel Alliance Contact Person: Christopher Ahlgrim Contact Email: Contact Phone: +1 215 490 9988 Expiry Date: 2017-06-03

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