Agents' Choice 2018

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Lively Lisbon

Portugal’s Capital Of Cool

Lively Lisbon In the wise words of our local guide Bruno Jorge, the best way to experience Alfama — one of the only neighbourhoods in Lisbon to withstand the earthquake, fire and tsunami of 1755 — is to get lost strolling through its picturesque streets, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this... more ›
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Dominica Poised To Get 120 New Luxury Rooms

Anichi Resort and Spa Breaks Ground

Dominica Poised To Get 120 New Luxury Rooms Principals of the Anichi Resort and Spa recently hosted Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and members of his Cabinet in a ground breaking ceremony for a new 120-room property being built in the northern town of Portsmouth. The boutique property will be operated by Trust Hospitality... more ›
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GHA By The Numbers

GHA By The Numbers Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) reports that overall room-revenue produced by its DISCOVERY loyalty program members increased 9% to US$1.51 billion, of which cross-brand revenue (i. e. revenue produced by members who enrolled at one brand and then stayed at another) grew 21% to exceed US$100... more ›
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Hard Rock Moving Into The Big Easy

Hard Rock Moving Into The Big Easy Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio into the historic French Quarter and New Orleans Theater District with plans to open Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans and the Residences at the Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans. The 18-storey building is scheduled to open in the spring of... more ›
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Bellstar Introduces Social Sustainability Program

Bellstar Introduces Social Sustainability Program Bellstar has enhanced its corporate social sustainability practices under its new “Stay | Green” program, launched Jan. 1 across its portfolio of Western Canadian resorts. The program helps support a variety of environmental initiatives within Bellstar’s local communities, including... more ›
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Cordis, Auckland To Get Second Tower

Cordis, Auckland To Get Second Tower Following the multi-million dollar refurbishment of Cordis, Auckland, Hong Kong-based Langham Hospitality Group has announced new expansion plans that will make the upscale hotel the largest in New Zealand in terms of room count. Set to be completed by late 2020 with a total of 650 rooms and... more ›
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Welcoming the Year of the Dog!

Welcoming the Year of the Dog! With the Chinese New Year and Year of the Dog just around the corner, Booking.com has put together a selection of highly rated accommodation gems specifically geared to animal loving jet-setters and their four-legged friends. The following are just a few places to consider for the Year of... more ›
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Luxe Collection Welcomes Boston’s Lenox Hotel

Luxe Collection Welcomes Boston’s Lenox Hotel Luxe Collection by L.E. Hotels has welcomed Boston’s Lenox Hotel as its newest property in its premier collection of properties. The Luxe Collection is a classification of select L.E. Hotels properties that have achieved the highest quality of service and those that have been highly ranked... more ›
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Get Ready For Carnival In Haiti

Get Ready For Carnival In Haiti One of Haiti's historic hotels is encouraging travellers to visit the Caribbean destination to celebrate Carnival 2018 next month. Marc Pierre-Louis, general manager of Le Plaza Hotel, said this year's festival, the theme of which is “Ayiti sou wout chanjman” (Haiti on the road to... more ›
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Let It Shine

Iberostar Set To Write Its Next Chapter

Let It Shine Amid an ambitious global expansion plan to open 15 hotels across destinations like Montenegro and Cuba in the next year, Iberostar Group has unveiled a new brand strategy complete with a colour-coded segmentation of its properties, a redesigned logo and the tagline Let It Shine, reports assistant... more ›
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