Almost half of North American millennials are finding booking a holiday a stressful experience

North American travellers are spending an average of eight hours researching their holidays despite being bored after just 40 minutes and almost half (42%) of…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Accor’s new Tribe…..

It’s a challenging start to 2019 for mainland Europe’s hotels; UK revenues rise but profits slip

January is historically a slow month for hotels in Europe, but latest year-on-year comparisons from HotStats for full-service hotels doesn’t paint a positive picture. Its…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. European debut for…..

Trivago Traveller Insights: Europe has the most distinct seasonal travel trend, travellers to Latin America stay the longest and bookings are generally made seven weeks ahead of departure

Understanding the search, research and booking habits of travellers can provide an insight into their behaviours and help companies deliver a more targeted distribution offer…..

US hotels close in on record expansion cycle figure after further year-on-year RevPAR growth in Jan-2019

The US hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during Jan-2019, according to data from benchmarking specialist STR. The industry has…..

Accor unveils new lifestyle loyalty programme that promises to ‘reward guests like never before’

Accor says it is delivering a “disruptive and dramatic shift” of its loyalty programme as the existing Le Club Accorhotels is morphed into a fully…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Hilton signs management…..

Mesmo’s new app aims to streamline and reward traveller experiences and allow users to discover destinations like a local

It has set out to “reimagine and simplify the travellers’ experience,” and now Mesmo.me has launched a new app, Mesmo, available for iOS and Android……

Leisure travellers seeking instant perks and rewards are diluting the value of hotel loyalty programmes

Many travellers are members of multiple loyalty programmes, and the role of these programmes is often insignificant when choosing between different hotels, a new study…..