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Sydney Hotel Industry Reports RevPAR Decline for May 2019

Sydney Hotel Industry Reports RevPAR Decline for May 2019

STR’s preliminary May 2019 data for hotels in Sydney indicates performance consistent with supply outpacing demand.

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Accor to debut MGallery in Hong Kong with ‘silver’ hotel

Accor to debut MGallery in Hong Kong with ‘silver’ hotel

Accor has announced MGallery’s first hotel in Hong Kong scheduled to open towards the end of 2019.

Paying homage to the silver mine resources in east Lantau, as well as the shimmer of water that surrounds the verdant island, The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery in Hong Kong is situated next to Novotel Citygate in Tung Chung. It is the first MGallery to open in a major city within Greater China, using silver as a design element throughout the hotel.

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Hilton charts path forward after celebrating centennial

Hilton charts path forward after celebrating centennial

REPORT FROM THE U.S.—Getting to 100 is a major achievement for Hilton’s leadership team, but it’s not a finish line as executives continue to lay out plans for growth with new brands and markets.

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Scandic Hotels introduces standard for allergy-friendly rooms

Scandic Hotels introduces standard for allergy-friendly rooms

Stockholm-based chain Scandic Hotels has introduced a standard for allergy-friendly rooms.

The new standard includes the use of wooden floors; fragrance-free, hypoallergenic toiletries approved by the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association; strict cleaning procedures; and room placement not on the same floors where pets can stay.

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Kempinski Group Taps Martin Smura as CEO

Kempinski Group Taps Martin Smura as CEO

GENEVA—Martin R. Smura will takes the helm as CEO of the Kempinski Group on July 1, bringing a vast amount of management experience and expertise from top international hotel companies on five continents. Previously, he served executive chairman of the board of the Dorint Hotel Group.

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