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The Leading Hotels of the World launches renovated Leaders Club loyalty programme

The Leading Hotels of the World, a consortium of more than 400 luxury hotels in over 80 countries, unveiled its renovated Leaders Club loyalty programme. The redesign was inspired by current members’ interests and resulted to a more flexible Leaders Club programme that recognizes and rewards members for their loyalty and provides upgraded benefits and exclusive access to the portfolio’s hotels worldwide.

2 October 2018

The City of Turku, Finland is planning to develop the port area with construction of new terminal by the end of 2024. Both Viking Line and Tallink Silja Line operators will use a new joint terminal on the Turku–Stockholm regular route in accordance with their current schedules. 

19 September 2018

Volvo Cars have glimpsed at how autonomous drive technology will change the world as we know it. Car brand introduced the 360c concept which presents four potential uses of autonomous driving vehicles – a sleeping environment, mobile office, living room and entertainment space.

6 September 2018

The World Tourism Organization recently updated its visa openness rankings, confirming Qatar’s new visa facilitation improvements including allowing nationals of 88 countries to enter Qatar visa-free and free-of-charge. Qatar has become the most open country in the Middle East and the 8th most open in the world in terms of visa facilitation.

4 September 2018
Europe's tallest skyscraper Lakhta Centre has launched a live-view from the future observation deck

Representatives of the mixed-use complex Lakhta Centre in St. Petersburg, the construction of which is in progress, announced the launch of online broadcast from the height of 360 metres. Online camera is located at the level of Lakhta Centre tower’s future observation deck.

1 September 2018

The founder of the Virgin Group corporation Sir Richard Branson is introducing his Virgin Hotels chain to the European market. A new hotel comprising 225 rooms will open in Edinburgh in 2020.

8 June 2018

Hitlist, an app for finding cheap flights, expands its functionality and introduces a premium subscription. Users will get exclusive fares and custom travel tips.

7 June 2018

One of iconic buildings in Helsinki, which was once home to the Finnish literature society and the first Finnish newspaper Suometar, will house a 5-star Hotel St. George in the beginning of 2018.

21 August 2017
The first Holiday Inn hotel with brand new H4 design to debut in Bellingham, Washington

InterContinental Hotels Group has launched a new design concept called H4. In order to anticipate as much as possible the future guests’ needs, H4 design has been developed together with the owners and frequent guests of Holiday Inn hotels.

1 May 2017

A landmark event in the hospitality industry happened in April as Kempinski Hotels, one of the oldest hotel operators, turned 120 years old.

13 April 2017

Kempinski announced that in the second quarter of this year the first five-star hotel in Cuba will be opened. Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana features 246 rooms of various types.

20 February 2017

Karl Lagerfeld’s signature style will soon manifest itself in a new project: the fashion designer is launching his own hotel brand.

1 November 2016
A peep into the New Holland Island after renovation (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

The history of this truly mysterious place dates back to the foundation of Saint Petersburg. Once the first renovation stage was finally over, the New Holland’s park zone welcomed first guests in August 2016, while from then onwards the island will remain accessible the whole year round.

28 August 2016

Corinthia Hotels has announced the acquisition of the Hotel Astoria in the capital of Belgium. The unit has been on the open market for 10 years and now it is going to be completely renovated and transformed into a leading hotel in Brussels under a new name: Corinthia Grand Hotel Astoria.

18 May 2016

The company will move on from the brand “Orient-Express” and start managing travels under the brand-new name of Belmond.

10 March 2014

Andy Murray has become the first British Gentlemen's Singles Wimbledon Champion for 77 years. Royal Mail commemorates the historic victory with its exclusive new stamps.

21 July 2013
IHG Rewards Club is coming in July 2013

From July 1, 2013, Priority Club Rewards will be rebranded and renamed IHG Rewards Club. Rebranding will strengthen the link between InterContinental Hotels Group and all of those brands.

30 June 2013

The International Ballet Festival “Dance Open” featuring Savcor Ballet is happy to invite guests to enjoy the unforgettable performance of the greatest world ballet stars. The event is going to take place in Savonlinna, Finland, on July 14, 2013. 

22 June 2013

Moscow never sleeps! Together with the announcement about opening of the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, Canadian-based five-star hotel company introduces the plans for the opening of the second property in Russia in 2013 – Four Seasons Hotel Moscow.

2 April 2013

Hotel Indigo, IHG’s upscale boutique brand, will pass the 50th property milestone with the opening of two hotels in London and New Orleans. TOHOLOGY posts IHG’s announcement and shares its plans for providing new hotel inspections in Indigo hotels.

23 December 2012