When is a hotel opening simultaneously a political statement and a work of art?
Improved hotel bookings and increased tax-free shopping and air traffic show that tourists are returning to Europe after recent security fears.
Tough times for traditional hotels in France as new research shows their revenue falling, as Airbnb revealed it had dramatically increased its bookings there.
The Greek government is to pass a law taxing owners of properties who rent them out to visitors via sites like Airbnb.
The historic Riviera Hotel and Casino has been demolished to make room for the new convention centre expansion.
After striking poses on the red carpet, giving interviews, attending long ceremonies and parties, celebrities deserve to stay at Cannes’ best
China's Anbang raises offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts to almost $14 billion, trying to see off Marriott International's bid.
US-based Starwood has signed a deal with Cuba's government to run two nationalised hotels in Havana becoming the first US company to invest heavily in Cuba since the 1959 Communist revolution.
The tourism industry’s leading global event includes some 250 new exhibitors this year. At the 2015 World Travel Market in London, upcoming tourist
A Qatari hotel group is to buy the famous Westin Excelsior hotel in Rome for 222 million euros. The Excelsior opened its doors 1906 and became
Barcelona is booming. A little too booming for many of its inhabitants and city officials who have taken measures to clamp down on a surge of tourism
Barcelona’s new mayor has launched a one year ban on new tourist accommodation. Mayor Ada Colau says she wants to avoid a saturation of the market
One of Paris’s landmark hotels, Le Grand, has been sold to Constellation by its British-based owners Intercontinental. Europe’s second-biggest listed
More and more people are beating a path to Budapest. The Hungarian capital is experiencing a record number of visitors and tourism in general is on
The owners of the Peninsula Paris hotel have unveiled a costly refurbishment which they hope will help lure well-heeled visitors to the French
A Hong Kong steel investment firm has agreed to pay over 345 million euros for the five-star Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees. Kai Yuan Holdings
Dozens of luxury hotel chambermaids hit the streets in Paris to protest over low wages and working conditions. Chambermaids say they want salaries
One of the world’s oldest luxury hotels, the Hotel de Crillon in Paris, has closed down for a two-year renovation. At the weekend, regular guests
InterContinental Hotels is selling some of its top properties and returning the money raised to its investors. It is equivalent of 800 million
Paris’s celebrated Ritz hotel is to close its doors for two years while extensive renovations take place. The 140m euro works are a result of
Hotel and restaurant staff in Greece have taken to the streets in a 24-hour strike to protest at their plight amid the country’s economic
As the clock counts down to the London Olympics, the tourism industry is looking forward to a bumper summer. It is the world’s greatest sporting
InterContinental Hotels has said it is looking to emerging markets, and especially China, to drive future growth. The world largest hotelier has
Indoor camping; it sounds like a contradiction in terms. But the concept has just started at the Huttenpalast in Berlin. You get an individual hut or