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Dubai’s Cultural Village Gets a New Anantara Property With a View

By Barakhirsch | November 18, 2014

Dubai Properties Group is soon to launch a luxury hotel on Dubai Creek’s shoreline, in the heart of the cultural district of the city. Managed by Anantara Resorts and Spa, the luxury hotel is set to open doors in 2018, and will soon be joining…

Hospitality Net – Live Like A King: Starwood Resorts Opens Amazing Castle Hotel In Northeast China | Forbes

By Barakhirsch | November 18, 2014

The Luxury Collection, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has announced the opening of The Castle Hotel, Dalian.

The New York Times International Luxury Conference offers ILHA members discount on registration

By Luxury Hoteliers | November 3, 2014

Global luxury sectors and their leaders understand the value in the collaboration between art, fashion and technology. No business works in isolation, and encouraging and growing a network of connections across diverse industries so that experts and thought leaders can share ideas and inspire one another creates a dynamic environment and translates into success. The luxury…

The Guest Experience: Top Trends to Look for in 2015

By Barakhirsch | November 3, 2014

You are invited to the upcoming webinar The Guest Experience: Top Trends to Look for in 2015 this Thursday, November 6th at 2pm EST. Join The Wall Street Journal travel writer Scott McCartney and a panel of industry experts as they discuss top new hospitality trends and how to take advantage of them. This must-attend webinar will…

Floral arrangements that last 60 days

By Luxury Hoteliers | October 27, 2014

One of the challenges luxury hotels face today is maintaining the gorgeous fresh-cut floral arrangements that add a distinctive touch to their lobby or guest rooms. We recently discovered a fantastic company whose floral innovation has resulted in blooms that last up to 60 days, which means that you start to save money after the…

Webcast Oct 30th: The State of the US Hotel Industry

By Luxury Hoteliers | October 27, 2014

Jan Freitag, Senior Vice President of STR, will discuss the current state of the US and global luxury hotel industry in his encore presentation of his keynote from the ILHA Fast Forward 2020 Conference. Mr Freitag will give an overview of the luxury hotel industry, supply and demand dynamics driving markets, and also comment on…

ILHA report back on Preparing for New Leaders in Luxury Foreign Travel

By Barakhirsch | October 5, 2014

Barbara DeLollis, award winning journalist and founder of moderated the session Preparing for New Leaders in Luxury Foreign Travel (Latin America, Russia CIS and China) at the International Luxury Hotel Association Fast Forward 2020 Conference. She looked at inbound tourism to the US, how hotels can attract their business, and the in-house needs of…

ILHA Fast Forward 2020 Conference Report back

By Barakhirsch | September 29, 2014

The International Luxury Hotel Association’s inaugural Fast Forward 2020 Conference was an exciting mix of luxury hotel and social media marketing gurus. What were the trending topics and buzz words? “Life is Good” Jan Freitag, Senior Vice President, STR, opened the event with a fascinating presentation on the five key things you need to know…

More kids with devices means greater demand for wi-fi

By Barakhirsch | September 14, 2014

Either way you split it, the growing trend among U.S. parents (and grandparents) to buy our kids Wi-Fi-dependent devices isn’t good for hotel Wi-Fi or, in the case of pricier hotels, our wallets. Mobile life is getting more complicated because – as those of you with kids below 15 already know — kids of all ages…

Why do first impressions matter?

By Barakhirsch | September 4, 2014

One only gets one chance to make a first impression. Some say people judge another person within the first 60 seconds of a meeting leaving an indelible mark. Now leading researchers from Princeton University reveal it only takes a tenth of a second to form an impression of a stranger. The scientific study was performed…

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