Marriott suffers data breach involving 5.2 million guests
What started as a headache for Marriott’s boss amid the COVID-19 crisis has turned into a migraine following this unfortunate news.
Owners of London’s iconic Ritz hotel hint at $1.4 billion sale
Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff were caught raiding the company swear jar so they could scrape together enough money for their morning coffee.
“Hotels need to view themselves as technology companies”, says D-EDGE’s Christine Tan
by Huntley Mitchell
D-EDGE’s Christine Tan recently graced the Travel Weekly couch for a chat about tech in the hotel industry.
Direct is not always best: The benefits of working with OTAs
by Matthias Dybing
Travel Weekly’s editor reckons this article is best enjoyed while listening to the 1975 hit “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” by War.
OPINION: How getting personal could bring the hotel industry back from the brink
by Peter Buttigieg
This blogger argues that hoteliers need to start looking beyond price and getting personal, but not in a deliberately unkind or insulting way.
Hotel wrap: Manhattan-inspired hotel coming to Sydney, Chiva-Som to reopen ahead of schedule + MORE
Spend your morning wishing you were staying in a luxury hotel somewhere warm instead of freezing your butt off in Australia? We’ve got you covered.
Opinion: Automation is the secret to personalisation in hotels
by Ahmed Youssef
We couldn’t find a robot who was willing to write this article for us, so we enlisted the help of Amadeus’ Ahmed Youssef instead.
Experts weigh in on the top tech trends for hotels
Travel Weekly wishes it could claim this story as one of its own, but the truth is we just copied and pasted it from an email.
Hotel wrap: Banyan Tree celebrates 25 years, Metro hotels introduces industry rates, Raffles to open in India + More
Check-in to another delightful hotel wrap and catch up on all the latest from your accommodation pals. Though, that’s not to say you can sleep in this wrap.
Labor to give small hotels pricing power if elected
Travel Weekly staff enjoy heading to the polling booth if only for a scone at the cake stall or a snag sambo from the BBQ.
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