Hospitality Talk

  • Rising Tourist Visits Attracting Hotel Developers

    As tourist visits to Hungary and Budapest continue to rise, developers and hotel operators see the potential for more hotel development

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  • Real estate investment still on the rise

    Total real estate investment volumes in Poland reached EUR 3,246 mln in the first half of the year – up 113 pct y-o-y, according to Cushman & Wakefield.

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  • Budapest on film: 10 beautiful movie locations in the Hungarian capital

    Budapest's starring role in various film productions has become more and more frequent, adding a touch of Eastern European sparkle to the silver screen.

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  • Mercure kicks off in Kaliningrad

    RUSSIA The AccorHotels group has opened the four-star Hotel Mercure Kaliningrad.

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  • Radisson Blu to open in Prague

    Radisson Hospitality AB announces the signing of the new Radisson Blu Hotel, Prague in Czech Republic. The upper upscale branded hotel will complement our Park Inn Hotel Prague – a city that is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 destinations in the world.

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  • PETER BUDAY, CHEF CONCIERGE AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL GRESHAM PALACE BUDAPEST, ELECTED PRESIDENT OF LES CLEFS D'OR HUNGARY

    Peter Buday, Chef Concierge at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest, is also the President of Les Clef d'Or Hungary, the local branch of the prestigious international organisation of concierges.

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  • Novotel Centrum Poznań joins with Ibis

    The refurbishment of the Novotel Centrum Poznań has been completed.

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  • World Travel Awards declares Hilton Budapest Hungary’s leading hotel

    The five-star Hilton Budapest has been named ‘Hungary’s Leading Hotel’ at the World Travel Awards Europe 2018.

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  • Principe to be Premier

    POLAND The Principe hotel in the centre of Rzeszów is to be part of the Best Western chain under the Western Premier brand.

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  • 2018 forecasts for Europe hotel markets mostly sunny

    It will be hard to top European hotel-industry performance in 2017, experts say, but many places in Europe will come close and overall forecasts are positive.

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  • AccorHotels Announces Agreement to Sell Majority Stake of AccorInvest

    AccorHotels has announced that the company has signed agreements with a group of international investors to sell a majority stake in AccorInvest.

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  • Airbnb’s Next Evolution Presents More Challenges for Traditional Hotels

    As Airbnb has exploded in popularity and begun to eat into the business of traditional hotels, some owners and operators have preached that the company’s model—which enables users to rent out their homes and properties to other users—does not poise much of a threat to their place in the hospitality business.

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  • Central and Eastern Europe Leads the Way As GOPPAR

    Hotels in Central and Eastern Europe led the way in another bumper month of GOPPAR growth for hotels across Europe, which contributed to the ongoing p

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  • Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Prepares for Familiar Name Change

    When Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group changes its name next month, it will be embracing a moniker that is familiar to many hotel guests throughout the world, officially becoming the Radisson Hotel Group.

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  • Deutsche Hospitality expands its brand portfolio: MAXX by Steigenberger launches

    Deutsche Hospitality is presenting a new hotel brand. MAXX by Steigenberger will be joining Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts, Jaz in the City and IntercityHotel in its portfolio in future.

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  • Following NH Hotels Rejection, Barcelo Plans to Search for Other Deals

    After NH Hotels turned down a merger deal with Barcelo Group, the latter company’s leadership plans to remain in the market for buying or merging with other hotel companies.

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  • Hilton Belgrade

    Hilton Celebrates Debut In Serbia With Opening Of Landmark Capital City Hotel

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  • Park Inn by Radisson Katowice

    Rezidor Hotel Group: Park Inn by Radisson opens in Katowice, Poland

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  • Why investors are seeking deals in Eastern Europe

    As we noted last week, hotels in Central and Eastern Europe led profit growth in the region, according to the latest results for October from HotStats

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