Expo Real 2014 with 20 co-exhibitors from hotel industry - Multi-faceted mix
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Munich (September 19, 2014). The exhibitors are registered and the stand builders already at work: The 17th Expo Real will take place from October 6-8, 2014, making the 4th hospitality joint stand "World of Hospitality" a reality. With 20 co-exhibitors, the stand has grown once again and this year will take the form of a block stand. This way, visibility for all co-exhibitors is increased, and that in the very middle of Europe's leading real estate and investment fair. In the background, network events and the hotel conference complete the intensive exchange between hotel professionals.
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Rizzato Spa Consulting & HospitalityInside Seminar: Tips for revenue power
Spa Workshop: Creative Cross-Selling
Munich (September 5, 2014). What can be done when spa revenues stagnate? New wellness hotels can no longer market themselves quite so easily and the existing ones frequently wrestle with stagnant or declining revenues. "A reason for this is that the primary motives and with this, the wishes of the wellness guests, are not yet being precisely identified and implemented," Dagmar Rizzato, Managing Director of the spa consulting firm in Tettnang by the same name, recently summed up in an article by hospitalityInside.com.
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As a result, the consultant and the hotel trade magazine will initiate a practically oriented workshop on the subject of "Wellness Marketing: How and when to sell well-being? A Spa Workshop on Pre, Up and Cross-Selling" on November 14, 2014 at the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark. The one-day seminar (in German language) will address the hoteliers and general managers of private and chain hotels as well as spa managers, day spa enterprisers and marketing and sales staff members. The details.
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From Moxy-Baby and dreamliner frustration
Moxy is here: The first journalists were able to visit the budget baby in Milan. And now? The PR mix from Ikea and Marriott has kept the media cogs turning for a year already. But why? Moxy is a baby for which Marriott does not take responsibility and which Ikea officially doesn't want to commit itself to do either. Up to now, the expansion has comprised only of announcements which currently are again being postponed... The developers and implementers between Ikea and Marriott - those at the seldomly named company InterHospitality - provided some interesting details for our Italian correspondent Massimiliano Sarti. Ramesh Jackson sees Moxy as a super career springboard for unskilled staff at the hotel. The RevPAR at the budget hotel is to be improved with more expensive "premium rooms". It doesn't sound as if Moxy-baby is a finished child.
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For years, Alexander Winter and his team have been carefully feeling their way forward and have refined their concept. Now they are certain: arcona Hotels & Resorts will in future expand only with the serviced apartment brand LIVING and no longer with classic hotels. Why? This niche is more profitable. At the opening of the 4th arcona LIVING in Munich last Friday, Winter gave away a few details.
And it's back to school with the international shipping companies: They haven't done their environment homework for a long while, as German NABU (Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union) now shows: The "dreamliners" of the world pollute the air with diesel fumes and particulates, obviously causing illness and death. The environmental footprint of these floating hotels is terrible, as author Ralph Langrock shows in the first instalment (of two) on cruise ships.
Dorint Hotels made the headlines again yesterday in the German real estate newspaper "Immobilienzeitung". Allegedly, Dorint is to clear its flagship hotel Messmer in Baden-Baden. Dirk Iserlohe from Dorint's parent company E&P clarified the situation with hospitalityInside.com. And in Austria, hotel sales slumped significantly on the previous year, the soon-to-merge travel giants TUI and TUI Travel want to make cost savings even increase together, whilst most holidaymakers spend lots of money for shopping on their travels.
In 17 days, Expo Real will start: We are prepared for this important property and investment show - accompanied by 20 Co-exhibitors. At the "World of Hospitality" in Hall C2/230, you will meet global hotel chains, hotel newcomers, consultants, project developers and Private Equity companies. Arrange your appointments! You will find all company names in our update on the front page, as well links to the hotel conference and more information. - The full editorial …
The topics of September 19, 2014
EDITORIAL From Moxy-Baby and dreamliner frustration
STRATEGIES The challenge has begun: First Moxy Hotel open - Ramesh Jackson about staff, breakfast, rooms, pipeline
STRATEGIES The next LIVINGroom - arcona Hotels & Resorts refine and push their long-stay brand
ENVIRONMENT & CSR Dense, black smoke from white chimneys - Environmental protection in the cruise industry (1): Things slowly change
STOCK EXCHANGE Share price performance of the week 12/09/14 - 18/09/14
REAL ESTATE NEWS Dorint: Turmoil about Baden-Baden
TOUR OPERATORS TUI and TUI Travel save even more
MARKETING Shopping is important for Tourists
V.I.P New leaders ashore and at sea
MARKET NEWS News Mix with Aldiana/CTI, Adina/Nuremberg, Kerzner/Dubai, Mandarin Oriental/Dubai, pentahotels/UK, Preferred/NH Collection, Starwood/Imperial Vienna
HOSPITALITYABC What is "Conversion Rate"?
PROPERTY NEWS Kameha becomes an Autograph member
PROPERTY NEWS Starwood owns a new brand
JOINT STAND Short cut to the expert team - Expo Real 2014 with 20 co-exhibitors from hotel industry - Multi-faceted mix