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    Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfort

    Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of Covid-19...

    By Kevin James 17 May 2021

    World's first space hotel set to open in 2027

    Called Voyager Station, the project will be built by Orbital Assembly Corporation which describes itself as "the world's first large-scale space construction company"...

    17 Mar 2021

    Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLL

    According to JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group, Covid-19 is expected to impact the hotel sector in Sub-Saharan Africa in the long term with an increase in the number of transactions expected over the next few years...

    12 Mar 2021

    Is it ethical to quarantine people in hotel rooms?

    From February 15, people travelling to the UK from a country on the UK's travel-ban list will be required to quarantine in a government-approved hotel for ten days...

    11 Feb 2021

    Religious tourism has been hit hard in the pandemic as sites close and pilgrimages are put on hold

    As religious sites put pilgrimages on hold, a whole industry in travel, transport and accommodation takes a hit...

    By Faizan Ali and Cihan Cobanoglu 28 Aug 2020

    Radisson Hotels to reduce single-use plastics globally

    The Radisson Hotel Group is set to launch a global roll-out plan of plastic reduction - including the introduction of bulk amenities in all hotels across the group's portfolio by 2022...

    11 Mar 2020

    WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now open

    World Travel Market Africa 2020, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is set to be one of the African continent's largest and leading business-to-business travel trade show yet...

    5 Mar 2020

    Marriott, Landmark Sabbour sign agreement to open W Hotel in Cairo

    Amr Sultan, Managing Director of Landmark Sabbour and Alex Kyriakidis, President & Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International at the signing ceremony of W Cairo

    23 Dec 2019

    Thomas Cook closes shop, 1000s of travellers stranded

    Huge debt, online competition and geopolitical events have spelled the end for Britain's oldest travel company, Thomas Cook, leaving hundreds of thousands of holiday makers stranded around the world...

    23 Sep 2019

    Addis Ababa leads Africa in hotel room rates

    According to the most recent 12-month data from STR, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has posted Africa's highest average daily rate (ADR) of $163.79...

    12 Aug 2019

    Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022

    During this years Indian Ocean Hotel Investment Forum event in Mauritius, the Radisson Hotel Group shared its Indian Ocean development strategy and market insight with hotel owners, developers, banks, investment funds and hotel groups...

    29 May 2019

    W Hospitality names Radisson Blu Africa's fastest growing hotel

    Radisson Blu has for a second year in a row, secured the leading position as the hotel brand with the most hotels under development and the most hotel deals in its pipeline in Africa...

    9 May 2019

    Hilton expands footprint, debuts four properties in Africa

    Many of these properties represent first-in-country openings for Hilton Garden Inn and for the Hilton enterprise as a whole, including Botswana, Zambia and Uganda...

    6 May 2019

    Radisson Hotel Group signs three hotels to enter Madagascar

    The Radisson Hotel Group has signed an agreement with Groupe Talys, for three hotels to enter Madagascar, namely the Radisson Blu Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront, Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront and Radisson Serviced Apartments Antananarivo City Centre...

    30 Apr 2019

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