• Issue 951

Breakfast comes first

A complimentary breakfast is a big draw for guests, as food becomes more of a factor in hotel choice. They also increasingly put wifi top of the list of in-room amenities, according to a new survey from hotels.com.

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Ferrari hotel planned

A Ferrari themed hotel is planned as part of a new theme park, due to open in Spain in 2016. The 250 room hotel will be part of a theme park at the PortAventura complex near Barcelona, reports NBC.

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Oslo duo for Carlson Rezidor

Carlson Rezidor has opened a dual branded hotel in Oslo, the first such project in the Nordics. A 142 room Radisson Blu and 206 room Park Inn share reception, lounges, bar and restaurant.

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Well-being tops for Westin

Well-being is today’s status symbol, reports Westin in a new study of hotel guests. Almost two thirds of those polled consider well-being as more important than professional accomplishment or a healthy relationship.

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Seibu IPO scaled back

Japanese hotel owner Seibu has cut the size of its IPO by three quarters, after shareholder Cerberus opted not to offer stock for sale. The ISD491m sale will offer shares at up to 30% lower than the indicative price mentioned in March, reports Bloomberg.

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