Hotels


Travelodge will launch apprentice scheme

The popular hotel chain has announced plans to train 18 year olds as apprentice managers luring them away from the now very expensive prospect of university. Travelodge will be paying them between £8,300 … Continue reading “Travelodge will launch apprentice scheme”


Brits take advantage of bank holidays, but miss Royal wedding

In April this year Brits can make the most of the four bank holidays by taking three days off from work in order to have a ten day holiday at their leisure. Good … Continue reading “Brits take advantage of bank holidays, but miss Royal wedding”


Are hotel star ratings inaccurate abroad?

Everyone checks a hotel’s reviews before they go on holiday, but it would appear that many of you are not satisfied with the results. A survey from sunshine.co.uk has discovered that 64% of … Continue reading “Are hotel star ratings inaccurate abroad?”


1,600ft up – the world’s tallest hotel opens in Hong Kong

Overlooking one of the most spectacular skylines in the world, this hotel offers a birds eye view of Hong Kong from 1,600ft up in the air. The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong became the … Continue reading “1,600ft up – the world’s tallest hotel opens in Hong Kong”


First Best Western Premier Hotel Opens in Canada

The first Canadian Best Western Premier hotel, which offers guests upscale amenities and a refined experience, opened earlier this month in Calgary.  The iconic hotel chain has opened seven Best Western Premier hotels … Continue reading “First Best Western Premier Hotel Opens in Canada”


Picking the Perfect Hotel: Should You Choose a Chain or a Boutique?

Hotel occupancy rates are climbing, albeit at a fairly sluggish pace. While this presents a difficult situation for many of the world’s largest accommodation chains, it’s a golden opportunity for low-cost travellers and … Continue reading “Picking the Perfect Hotel: Should You Choose a Chain or a Boutique?”


For Cheap Hotel Deals, Tech-Savvy Travellers Turn to Twitter

Online hotel comparison websites were once considered the pinnacle of value, but a new method for sourcing low-cost hotel deals appears to have emerged. Nowadays, before tech-savvy travellers turn to Agoda or Priceline, … Continue reading “For Cheap Hotel Deals, Tech-Savvy Travellers Turn to Twitter”


Los Angeles’ Historic Hotels Continue to Attract Star-Crazy Visitors

California’s largest city is a slight enigma, housing an iconic film industry yet lacking a independent  identity, particularly in its central suburbs. While Los Angeles remains one of the nation’s top tourist draws, … Continue reading “Los Angeles’ Historic Hotels Continue to Attract Star-Crazy Visitors”


After the World’s Biggest Recession, It’s Solo Travellers That Find the Deals

Hoteliers have rejoiced about the increase in occupancy rates. With a twenty percent surge in the number of booked hotel rooms throughout the first half of 2010 and an increase in travel industry … Continue reading “After the World’s Biggest Recession, It’s Solo Travellers That Find the Deals”


Hong Kong’s Ritz Carlton Soon to Set the World Hotel Height Record

For years, one of the world’s most well-known hotel chains lacked a presence in Hong Kong. While the Conrad and Intercontinental reserved spots in Hong Kong Island’s immense skyline, there was no sight … Continue reading “Hong Kong’s Ritz Carlton Soon to Set the World Hotel Height Record”


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