Written by Joyce de Kruif, Principal Industry Consultant, APAC for IDeaS The pandemic has fundamentally reshaped source markets for Indonesian hotels and significantly changed the competitive landscape. Today, identifying who your guests are, who the competition is and how your property is performing relative to other hotels in the marketContinue Reading

AURORA, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman, University of Colorado President Todd Saliman, and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Chancellor and Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority (FRA) Chairman Donald M. Elliman, Jr. were among the community leaders attending an event to celebrate the Benson Hotel and Faculty Club, a new 106-room luxuryContinue Reading

At the threshold of McCarren Park in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York, Fandi Mata has debuted as a colorful new Mediterranean concept that emphasizes community. Designer Matthew Maddy collaborated with partners Emil Radonic, Marjanne Motamedi, Dragan Ristovski, and Milos Zica on the redesign of the restaurant’s industrial home,Continue Reading

SARDINIA, Italy–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Island Global Yachting (IGY Marinas), the world’s only global superyacht marina company, and Transport S.A.S., a leading Sardinian business conglomerate, have acquired the long-term concession rights to Marina di Portisco. The marina, re-branded IGY Portisco Marina, is located in the popular cruising waters of Sardinia’s northeast coast, boastingContinue Reading

Alpareno Restaurant Group and chef Niven Patel have launched Orno, a New American concept inside the Thesis Hotel Miami. Locally based Saladino Design Studios crafted the restaurant with an upscale-yet-inviting ethos that complements the earthen qualities of the locally sourced cuisine. “It is a story about genuineness, real ingredients, realContinue Reading

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)—- $DEO–Diageo North America has committed $2.5 million to support small minority-owned businesses in the hospitality industry through the Seattle ‘Raising the Bar’ recovery fund, in partnership with non-profit organizations Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda), Washington Hospitality Association Education Foundation and Friends of LittleContinue Reading

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virtuoso Acquisition Corp. (“Virtuoso”) (NASDAQ: VOSO), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, today announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has declared effective the registration statement of Wejo Group Limited on Form S-4 (the “Registration Statement”) in connection with Virtuoso’s previously announced proposed business combination withContinue Reading