FRHI, Hilton Launch New Midscale Brands

FRHI Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Worldwide have announced the addition of new brands to their respective portfolios. The latest launches amid an ongoing trend by international and regional hospitality chains, Neqta Hotels and Tru by Hilton both target the midscale market, but differ in their geographical focus.   Neqta Hotels – Betting on China Partnering … Continue reading

Hilton Worldwide Launches New Lifestyle Brand

Hilton Worldwide has launched a new lifestyle brand called Canopy by Hilton, its second new brand this year. Located in both new-build and conversion properties, the brand has garnered 11 letters-of-intent to open in London, Portland, Miami, Washington DC, San Diego, Nashville, Savannah, Indianapolis, Charlotte, Oklahoma City and Ithaca.   The hospitality giant has opted … Continue reading

Hilton Launches New Brand – Curio

Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of Curio – A Collection by Hilton, revealing plans for the first hotels to join the new brand.   A carefully selected, global portfolio of distinctive 4- to 5-star properties, Curio is created for travellers who seek local discovery and authentic experiences. Each hotel will retain its individual identity … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Reveals 2015 Deployment Plans

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced its 2015 summer and year-round cruise offerings. Highlights of the deployment include the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Getaway, sailing to the Caribbean from her year-round homeport of Miami and continues voyages in Alaska, Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii and North American cruises.   3 Ships in Alaska for Summer Reaffirming its … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Announces 2014 Itineraries, Return Of Insignia

Oceania Cruises has unveiled its 2014 itineraries featuring 90 voyages, 10 new ports of call, a new line-up of European cruises and the return of Insignia. Collectively, the line’s fleet of 5 luxury, mid-size ships will sail to more than 180 destinations in Alaska, Europe, North America, the Panama Canal and South America.   Riviera … Continue reading