Puma duo for sale
The Hotel Collection is to dispose of two hotels from its portfolio. The 122 room Palace in Buxton, and 100 room Basingstoke Country hotel have been priced at GBP7m and GBP5.5m respectively.
Hotels help Orbitz
Orbitz increased room night sales 19% in the the third quarter and posted net revenue up 15% at USD253.1m. Average hotel booking value improved, pushing hotel net revenue up 26% to USD104.9m.
Premier for Singapore
Whitbread has signed its first hotel in Singapore, ahead of a promised 50 in south east Asia. A 300 room hotel on Singapore Beach Road is scheduled to open in mid 2016, reports CEI Asia.
Hotel Tonight hiring
Same day booking app Hotel Tonight has hired three new team members to drive expansion. Mark Phillips joins from Beats Music to head up marketing, while Oliver Jung, formerly with Airbnb, will lead international expansion, reports the Wall Street Journal.