Low-cost airline Ryanair anticipates that customer reaction to the Boeing 737 Max will be positive once it's back in service. As the largest European buyer of the grounded jetliner, the…

Low-cost airline Ryanair anticipates that customer reaction to the Boeing 737 Max will be positive once it’s back in service. As the largest European buyer of the grounded jetliner, the company can only hope that truly will be the case.
-Faye Chiu

Maybe California’s high-speed rail agency should spend less time suing the federal government over lost grants and more time focusing on cost overruns for the state’s beleaguered bullet train. Rail…

Maybe California’s high-speed rail agency should spend less time suing the federal government over lost grants and more time focusing on cost overruns for the state’s beleaguered bullet train. Rail can be a less-carbon-intensive form of travel, but taxpayer money should be spent wisely.
-Sean O’Neill

Cvent Unveils 2019 List of Top 50 Meeting Hotels in Asia Pacific

TYSONS, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/APAC?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#APAClt;/agt;--Cvent released its annual list of the Top 50 Meeting Hotels for meetings and events in Asia Pacific...

TYSONS, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/APAC?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#APAClt;/agt;–Cvent released its annual list of the Top 50 Meeting Hotels for meetings and events in Asia Pacific…

Six years to hammer out a new labor deal is an eternity. Everybody seems pretty simpatico — for today. -Tom Lowry

Six years to hammer out a new labor deal is an eternity. Everybody seems pretty simpatico — for today.
-Tom Lowry

Foster + Partners has collaborated with the Apple design team to transform a neoclassical building in the US capital into a sleek retail space with a skylit atrium, where events…

Foster + Partners has collaborated with the Apple design team to transform a neoclassical building in the US capital into a sleek retail space with a skylit atrium, where events are held to “entertain and inspire the local people”. Read more

Insight into what designers and engineers are doing to make driving safer While the entire automotive industry shifts its attention toward autonomy and electrification, it’s important to remember that the…

Insight into what designers and engineers are doing to make driving safer While the entire automotive industry shifts its attention toward autonomy and electrification, it’s important to remember that the keystone to a successful automotive brand is the safety of its vehicles—whether they be higher-capability autonomous rides or fully-electric hypercars. To remind consumers and industry members that the safety of the passengers precedes all else, Mercedes-Benz …

Tips to Boost Direct Bookings for Hotels

With so much competition from OTAs for direct bookings, hoteliers need to be savvy with the techniques to attract visitors to their property’s website. Here are a few strategies put…

With so much competition from OTAs for direct bookings, hoteliers need to be savvy with the techniques to attract visitors to their property’s website. Here are a few strategies put together by the experts at Vizergy that have helped our client…

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PropertyVIEW allows hoteliers to regain control over the information they distribute to third-party channels. Launched in 2009 as a three-column spreadsheet, PropertyVIEW is now a sophisticated technology platform that leverages…

PropertyVIEW allows hoteliers to regain control over the information they distribute to third-party channels. Launched in 2009 as a three-column spreadsheet, PropertyVIEW is now a sophisticated technology platform that leverages machine learning and…

Apple Hospitality REIT Announces June 2019 Distribution

RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apple Hospitality REIT Announces June 2019 Distribution

RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple Hospitality REIT Announces June 2019 Distribution

Raffles details global growth plans

The luxury brand already has opened hotels in Shenzhen, China and the Maldives this month, and has a solid global pipeline for the coming years.

The luxury brand already has opened hotels in Shenzhen, China and the Maldives this month, and has a solid global pipeline for the coming years.