Monthly Archives: February 2013

Indonesian hotel operator, Archipelago International, will speed up its portfolio expansion this year, with the opening of 42 hotels. Speaking to Travel Daily this week, Archipelago’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Norbert Vas, revealed that following a strong year of hotel signings in 2012, 2013 would see the Archipelago portfolio really start to grow.
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Mori Trust Group and Marriott have signed an agreement for the US hospitality company to convert the Gotenyama Garden Hotel Laforet Tokyo (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo) to its flagship Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand. Currently managed by Mori Trust and operated by Mori Trust Hotels & Resorts, the Gotenyama Garden Hotel Laforet Tokyo will be rebranded as the.
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Australia’s tourism industry performed well in 2012, as the country welcomed 6.1 million international arrivals – up 4.6% year-on-year. The result was driven by emerging Asian markets, notably China, which saw a 16% jump in visitors to 625,000, overtaking the UK to become the country’s second largest source market behind New Zealand. In fact, eight of.
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