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GREAT HOTELS OF THE WORLD ADDS SIX NEW MEMBERS posted on: 4/1/2012 10:39:09
WORLD - London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance Great Hotels of the World has added six new members to its collection.
Joining its World Luxury Collection are Premier Le Reve Hotel and Spa, Hurghada, Egypt; and Archipelagos Mykonos Hotel, Greece.
Joining under its World Premium Collection are: the Grand Hotel President Sorrento, Sorrento, Italy; Premier Romance Boutique Hotel, Sahl Hasheesh, Egypt; and Hotel Olympia, Carlsbad, Czech Republic. And, joining under its World Classic Collection, is the City Hotel Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The City Hotel Ljubljana offers views of Ljubljana castle and cathedral, as well as 204 guestrooms, air-conditioned meeting spaces, including a conference centre for up to 200 delegates.
EUROPE - Izmir Convention & Visitors Bureau in Turkey has launched a social media marketing campaign, which it hopes will help attract more international conferences, incentives and events to the city.
EUROPE - With the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles grabbing headlines recently, HVS London says hotel investors are rediscovering the appeal of European golf resorts evidenced by £322m worth of single asset transactions in golf resorts.
AFRICA - Marriott International, Africa's largest hotel company following its acquisition of Protea Hotel Group, has scheduled 30 property openings across the continent by 2020. Nine of these hotels will open by the end of 2015.
WORLD - Specialist global events business ITE Group has announced a pre-close trading update for the year ending 30 September 2014, which hailed 'better than expected trading performance in Q4 and good cost control'.