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Singita and Thebe Magugu: Fusion of High Design and Heritage in New Creative Collaboration

In a captivating partnership, Singita and the globally acclaimed designer Thebe Magugu embark on a collaborative journey, unveiling a collection of nine exceptional high-design pieces that pay homage to Africa’s vibrant heritage. These creations beautifully merge modern aesthetics with traditional narratives, embodying the essence of Mother and Child illustrations by the talented artist Phathu Nembilwi.

World Cinema Launches the Next Generation of WorldVue to Introduce Partners and their Guests to More Innovative, Customizable Experiences

Providing hotels with the most innovative technology and entertainment services available, this enhanced version of WorldVue helps hotel properties build brand loyalty, entertain guests and increase guest satisfaction through its full list of features, including interactive channel guides, customizable in-house channels, patented secured casting, streaming apps, in-room checkout, livestreaming of events and more.

Surfsand Resort Elevates Guest and Staff Experiences with Agilysys Property Management, Point-of-Sale, and Payment Processing Solutions

In addition to improving efficiency for both guests and staff, the new software will help Surfsand unify data on guest preferences across various property experiences so that each stay can be tailored in advance with special amenities and offers, and so that staff can personalize their interactions with guests before, during and after each stay.

CBRE 2023 Global Hotels Outlook

CBRE has just released a report on the outlook for the global hotel industry, as we move forward into 2023. They believe the hotel space is poised for a strong recovery, with the widespread normalization of travel patterns anticipated to return market fundamentals to pre-pandemic levels.

SPOTLIGHT ON Ken Shannon, VP of Architecture, Design, & Construction at Playa Hotels & Resorts

With over 30 years of experience in international leisure and hospitality, Mr. Shannon has been responsible for leading Playa’s team of architects and interior designers in conceiving new build and renovation projects across various markets. In this interview, we will delve into Mr. Shannon’s vision for the unique design elements that make Playa Hotels & Resorts stand out as an industry leader, including their commitment to sustainability and challenging norms

ILHA Chapter, Conference and Webinar News in luxury hospitality

The International Luxury Hotel Association’s East Coast Chapter recently hosted a meetup at the newly renovated Kimpton Epic Area 31 in Miami, Florida, which was well attended despite the approaching tropical storm. Guests from the luxury hospitality, spa, and wellness industries enjoyed networking, sharing best practices, and new ideas in a beautiful setting with refreshing cocktails and breathtaking views of Miami Beach. 

Duve Amongst the First SaaS Companies in Hospitality to Achieve ISO 27001 & ISO 27701 Certifications

Duve, awarded best guest experience platform for hotels, becomes one of the first SaaS companies in hospitality to achieve the ISO 27001 & 27701 certifications. Achieved after thorough penetration tests, employee training, internal audits and implementation of security tools, these certifications demonstrate Duve’s commitment to maintaining the highest levels of security and data protection for their customers and partners.

SPOTLIGHT ON Daniela Trovato, Regional Vice President and General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club

In this exclusive interview, we speak with Daniela Trovato, Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel and Residences at The Surf Club, who is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of this iconic hotel and providing guidance for three additional distinctive South Florida properties.