Japanese hotel fires robot staff after annoying human staff and guests
Henn-na “Strange” Hotel has fired hundred of its robotic staff because they weren't doing a good job. This hotel in Nagasaki Prefecture has laid off 243 robots after they...
1 month ago - Travel and Tourworld
Asylum-seeking Saudi teenager barricades Bangkok hotel room after claiming officials abducted her
Twitter An 18-year-old Saudi girl who claims she was abducted in transit through Bangkok airport has reportedly barricaded herself inside a hotel room. Rahaf Mohammed Mutlaq...
1 month ago - Business Insider
The Travel Products Our Editors Really Use
The Virtuoso editorial team is on the road often, reporting stories, checking out new hotels, or vacationing with family and friends. In 2018, we had our passports stamped in...
2 monthes ago - Virtuoso
Hospitality Giant Marriott Discloses Data Breach, Nearly 500 Million Affected
Late last week, Marriott International disclosed one of the largest data breaches in history, announcing approximately 500 million Starwood Hotels and Resorts' customers' data...
2 monthes ago - Global Traveler Usa
Data breach affects Marriott's 500 million guests
There was ‘unauthorized access' of Starwood guest reservation database which stored 500 million hotel customers' information. The hotel company conducted its own investigation...
2 monthes ago - Travel and Tourworld
Indian travellers will add 10.8 million hotel room nights to GCC by 2022
An extra 10.8 million room-nights will be created by increase of Indian tourists to the Gulf Cooperation Council in the next 5 years as per Colliers' estimates. The United...
3 monthes ago - Travel and Tourworld
23 countries where money can buy you a second passport or 'elite residency'
Courtesy of Jade Mountain The super-rich are no longer just spending their money on private jets, yachts, and hotels - they're also splashing out on second passports. The...
5 monthes ago - Business Insider
Middle East tourist offering is on the brink of exciting times
Gerald Lawless, the former president and CEO of the Jumeirah Group and immediate-past chair of the World Travel and Trade Council said that the Middle East tourist offering is...
6 monthes ago - Travel and Tourworld
Agoda Services looking to expand non-hotel accommodation service in Asia
Agoda Services Co is expanding its business opting to stay in privately owned apartments even when five star hotel rooms. These are available for little as $100 a night. Agoda...
7 monthes ago - Travel and Tourworld
Can Hilton Hotels Help 200 Million Americans Get Passports?
Just 41% of all Americans have passports, but Hilton Hotels is holding free Passport Concierge events around the US to change that.
8 monthes ago - Forbes