Amsterdam's strong year-on-year RevPAR growth has been largely driven by a substantial uplift in average daily rates fuelled by the ban on new hotel developments imposed in the city centre, as well as an increase in demand.
Accor announced that the Group has adopted the European Chicken Commitment* and has committed to reach the higher welfare standards by 2026 for 100% of the broiler chicken in its European supply chain.
Hotels in mainland Europe recorded their first year-on-year increase in profit per room in May, powered by growth across all revenue centers, according to the latest data tracking hotels from HotStats.
Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Europe, held in Zagreb, Croatia this week.
Karma Group has announced the appointment of the exceptionally experienced Anton Tardif as Chief Operations Officer in Europe. He brings to Karma Group a wealth of knowledge having previously owned an extremely successful development and marketing company responsible for the development of a significant number of resorts, primarily in Europe, as well as sales and expansion of membership programs.
The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter of 2019. Though at a slower rate when compared with the last two years.
Significantly, rather than affecting overall hotel performance, the analysis of room rates suggests that the rise in importance of vacation rentals actually complements traditional accommodation