The property will become be the first luxury London hotel to implement Alipay across the entire hotel, as well as Simpson’s in the Strand.
Marriott has signed a series of deals with technology companies to expand and open up its Marriott Moments platform of bookable destination activities.
The deal will take Minor International’s stake to 9.7%. The single biggest individual shareholder is still HNA Group, which is busy trying to sell off its 30% stake.
China Lodging Group revised upwards the full year net revenues growth estimate from 16%-19% to 18%-22%. In the second quarter of 2018, and expects net revenues to grow 24%-26% year-over-year.
ONYX selects Shanghai for its Greater China regional office and appoints a head for the first time for this market to looking deeply at systems, digital assets, managing data and marketing.
In 2018, Shi Lily plans to open its first resort hotel with more than 100 rooms in Dali, Yunnan Province, and to launch over 30 hotels across China.
According to a statement released by the Spanish regulator on Monday, HNA has received several expressions of interest for its stake, so it decided to launch a formal process for the sale.
The company's CFO announced that she would also be leaving during the first half of 2018. Net revenue for Hostelworld increased by 10% during 2017 to €86.7 million.
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