Landmark listing in London

The Landmark London has been ranked the best hotel to work for in the UK in The Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ 2020 list. The five-star hotel is owned by Khun Jatuporn, owner of Lancaster Landmark Hotel Company.

Five ways to prioritise emotional intelligence in 2020

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts weigh in with some thoughts about how emotional intelligence can benefit your business in 2020.

Democratic hospitality

Vitali Vitaliev visits an old Scottish treasure and finds it offers a uniquely democratic kind of hospitality.

Atlanta opens new hotel close to venue

The AC Hotel Atlanta Airport Gateway is a new hotel which will open on 17 January in Atlanta, USA.

The Grand Hotel Birmingham to open in summer 2020

Starwood Capital Group, a private investment group, has announced that The Grand Hotel, Birmingham will open in the summer of 2020.

Blackstone to acquire MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay for $2.5bn

MGM Resorts International is selling the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay resorts and casinos on the Vegas strip, for about $2.5bn.

Dubai to host education summit, opens new hotel

Dubai will be hosting a global education summit during Expo 2020, named RewirEd. The Emirate has also opened a new hotel, the Address Sky View by Emaar Hospitality Group.

Maritim opens two new properties in Europe

International hotel group Maritim Hotels has opened new properties in Europe -  Maritim Hotel Paradise Blue Albena in Bulgaria, which has a firm focus on sustainability with its own biofuel facility, and Maritim Hotel Plaza Tirana, Albania's first officially certified 5-star hotel.

How Instagram has changed the way we travel

InterContinental Hotels has put together a survey looking at how social media has impacted travel, on the tenth anniversary of Instagram.

Japan’s Okura Hotel expands into Thailand

Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co., the group behind the recently re-opened Okura Hotel in Tokyo, is expanding into Thailand.

UK hotel conference breaks record for attendance

Questex’s Annual Hotel Conference (AHC) took place from 9-10 October, with a record-breaking attendance.

Two killed in Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans

Two construction workers have died and up to 30 other people injured when an under construction Hard Rock Hotel collapsed in New Orleans, USA, on 12 October.