RoomIt by CWT, the global hotel distribution division of travel management company CWT, will distribute content for booking from SiteMinder, Vertical Booking, RateGain and RateTiger by eRevMax. Hotels hire such companies to help fill their rooms. "Hotels want to ensure their rooms are booked, and we want to guarantee our business travelers have the best access to rooms and rates near their destination," said RoomIt SVP of global supply Shannon Hyland.
Just three months after the Kempinski Group's new CEO took over, the company plans to grow from operating 79 hotels today to more than 100 by 2021. Over the next 12 months, Kempinski plans to open nine hotels totaling 1,961 rooms; three of the properties will be in the Caribbean, and one will open in each Tel Aviv; Tbilisi, Georgia; Bangkok; Guangzhou, China; Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo; and Almaty, Kazakhstan. An additional seven hotels with 2,404 rooms are under construction.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts' newest brand, SureStay Studio, will compete in the upper end of the extended-stay economy segment and will include both conversions and newbuilds. Best Western president and CEO David Kong told BTN that business travellers will be a part of the target audience.
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