Wyndham signs debut Trademark property in India

India: Hotel franchising company Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has signed The Earth Amritsar, Trademark Collection by Wyndham, its first for the brand in India.

Kimpton launches UK hot desking campaign

UK: Select Kimpton properties across the UK have launched a Warm Workspaces initiative, providing hot desk sessions within meeting rooms.

Baccarat Hotel & Residences
Baccarat Hotel & Residences to open in Dubai

UAE: Investment firm Shamal Holding will develop the Baccarat Hotel & Residences in downtown Dubai, set to open in 2026. 

Le Richemond
Jumeirah Group acquires Swiss Le Richemond

Switzerland: Global luxury hospitality company Jumeirah Group has acquired its first property in Switzerland, the Le Richemond located on Lake Geneva.

Shiji and Amadeus chatbot aims to increase web conversions

Worldwide: Hospitality software company Shiji Group has integrated with travel technology company Amadeus to form an AI-driven chatbot which connects customer research with booking.

Central London Alliance
Central London Alliance launches tourism campaign

UK: Central London Alliance, a collection of London based organisations, has launched a campaign to stimulate visits to the city.

Maybourne Hotel Group
Maybourne Hotel Group names chief operating officer

Worldwide: Owner-operator Maybourne Hotel Group has named Roland Fasel as the group’s chief operating officer, effective April 2023.

CaptainBook.io raises €250k on SeedBlink

Greece: Travel experience marketplace CaptainBook.io has raised €250,000 on SeedBlink and plans to expand in Europe.

Formby Hall
Formby Hall secures over £13m financing from Leumi UK

UK: Leumi UK has completed a £13.8 million refinancing loan for Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa.

Baglioni Hotels & Resorts
Baglioni Hotels & Resorts opens hotel in Milan

Italy: Baglioni Hotels & Resorts has opened its latest Milanese hotel, Casa Baglioni, in the district of Brera.