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New hotels ‘not feasible’ as developers seek other options for sites

New hotels ‘not feasible’ as developers seek other options for sites

Many of the raft of new hotels that were in the planning system before the pandemic hit are now considered “unfeasible” and may never be built, according to one of the country’s top commercial property agencies. Isobel Horan, a divisional director with Cushman & Wakefield, 

Smart Ways To Boost Hotel Occupancy

Smart Ways To Boost Hotel Occupancy

The hotel industry is an ever-growing and evolving one, valued at more than $600 billion, according to the latest figures. It’s also an increasingly competitive one, with hotels not only having to compete with one another, but also the rise in private rentals, room-shares, guest houses, 

Four new hotels in Calgary, Canada’s gateway to the Rockies

Four new hotels in Calgary, Canada’s gateway to the Rockies

1. Alt Hotel Calgary East Village With snazzy rooms, restaurants and ample views of the Bow River and surrounding parks, this city-centre hotel blends urban chic with Canada’s great outdoors. As the name suggests, it’s in the East Village, the formerly industrial area where street 

Hotel Northampton closed until February

Hotel Northampton closed until February

The Hotel Northampton has shut down until February — laying off most of its 30 or so remaining staffers — due to COVID-19 and the continuing punishment it’s inflicting on the travel industry. The 106-room hotel, which opened in 1927, will be quiet at a time of 

Hotels in EU part of Brussels face ruin amid ‘catastrophic’ pandemic

Hotels in EU part of Brussels face ruin amid ‘catastrophic’ pandemic

Hotels in the EU quarter of Brussels risk going bust this winter, a trade body has told Euronews. After Singapore, Brussels hosts the most conferences per year. But this year has been different. And winter is likely to prove even more difficult, with new lockdown 

Is it safe to stay in hotels during the pandemic?

Is it safe to stay in hotels during the pandemic?

In a recent travel update, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes it clear: Staying home is the best way to protect yourself against the coronavirus. If you do travel, the CDC says, sharing a rental home with people from your own household 

For Tourism in Iran, It Wasn’t Supposed to Be Like This

For Tourism in Iran, It Wasn’t Supposed to Be Like This

Iran has many enticements for the intrepid foreign traveler. With its culture and history, its cuisine and its arts, Iran is a highly desirable destination. But for many throughout the world, Iran’s negative portrayal in the media has a major impact on how it is 

Budget 2021 no help to tourism sector, say hotel and travel agent groups

Budget 2021 no help to tourism sector, say hotel and travel agent groups

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 6): The country’s leading hotel and travel agent associations say Budget 2021 falls short of the tourism industry’s expectations.  The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) said the tourism and hotel industries are deeply concerned with the lack of immediate assistance to stakeholders