Must read – Top background news for hospitality management (7) – Hotel lab for training – Paris’ largest hotel – How Isadore Sharp built his Four Seasons hotels – Floating hotel – Hotel mis-management
Best of hospitality in the news – part 7 – 10 October 2016
Hong Kong’s Hotel Lab and 8 Other Hospitality Trends
While regulation is catching up with the alternative accommodations scene, the sector itself is still booming thanks to social and tech-savvy consumers: The Regulatory Landscape of Alternative Accommodations – It remains to be seen whether homesharing represents an existential threat to established corporate housing providers: Airbnb Isn’t Replacing Serviced Apartments for Business Travel Yet
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Paris’ Largest Hotel, Newly Reborn, Is A Great Value, Too
Built in 1972, and once owned by Air France back when airlines owned hotel chains (Pan Am and Intercontinental, Swissair and Swissotel, etc.), Le Meridien Etoile was then, and remains today, Paris’ biggest hotel, and the second-largest in all of France (only the Disneyland Paris’ Newport Bay Club in Marne-la-Vallee, at 1098 rooms, is larger). So how does it manage not to feel huge?
Read full story on Huffington Post US
A man for all seasons – how Issy Sharp built his hotel chain
Looking back on his more than 50 years in the hotels business, Isadore “Issy” Sharp is modest about his achievements. “I’ve been fortunate to be a reasonable success,” says the 85-year-old Canadian.
Read full story at BBC
Floating hotel set to open in London
A floating hotel that was once used as a prison in Amsterdam will be moved to the River Thames to become London’s latest luxury hotel.
Watch video and photo gallery on PressTV
All hotels should maintain certain basic safety norms. We need specialists to provide mandatory third-party safety accreditations to all such places
Read full storty on The Tribune India