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Global Hotel Alliance Appoints Head of Loyalty Marketing & CRM
Dubai, U.A.E., November 13, 2017 -  GHA Appoints Head of Loyalty Marketing & CRM

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, today announced the appointment of Robin Korman as Head of Loyalty Marketing & CRM.

Global Hotel Alliance Appoints Global Head of Development
Dubai, U.A.E., October 2, 2017 -  GHA Appoints Global Head of Development

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, today announced that James Simmonds has been appointed to the newly-created role of Global Head of Development.

DISCOVERY Loyalty Launches 10 Days of Giveaways to Celebrate 10 Million Members
Dubai, U.A.E., June 29, 2017 -  DISCOVERY Loyalty Launches 10 Days of Giveaways

DISCOVERY, the loyalty programme shared by the 35 independent brands of Global Hotel Alliance, reached 10 million members this month! To celebrate this amazing milestone, it is thanking new and existing members with 10 days of unique giveaways.

GHA's DISCOVERY Loyalty Programme Hits the 10 Million Member Milestone
Dubai, U.A.E., June 13, 2017 -  GHA's DISCOVERY Loyalty Programme Hits the 10 Million Member Milestone

Global Hotel Alliance, the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, today released a string of data and research about its multi-brand, shared loyalty platform DISCOVERY, as it prepares to welcome its 10 millionth member this month, demonstrating the power of their “sharing economy”.

Ultratravel Collection Hotels Win Two Major Awards At The 2017 Ultras
Dubai, U.A.E., May 30, 2017 -  UTC Hotels Win Two Major Awards At The 2017 Ultras

UTC hotels received two major awards at the prestigious annual ULTRAs ceremony in London. Alila Hotels and Resorts has been named “Luxury Hotel Group of the Year”, as voted by The Telegraph (UK) newspaper’s editorial team, while Corinthia Hotel London won “Ultratravel Collection Hotel of the Year” for the second time, as voted by the 10 million members of the DISCOVERY loyalty programme.

Discovery Destinations Joins Global Hotel Alliance
Dubai, U.A.E., December 6, 2016 -  Discovery Destinations Joins Global Hotel Alliance

Discovery Destinations Hotels & Resorts (“Discovery Destinations”) has joined Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) as its latest member brand, while at the same time creating a new, eponymous category of hotels within the growing GHA portfolio. This re-affirms GHA’s loyalty platform, DISCOVERY, as the most recognised name in the world of experiential travel.

Pack for Paradise with Outrigger Resorts and GHA's "Travel The World" Sweepstakes
Dubai, U.A.E., October 17, 2016 -  Pack for Paradise with Outrigger Resorts and GHA

As the newest hospitality brand to join the Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), Outrigger Resorts is debuting its first-ever loyalty program with a chance for members to win the adventure of a lifetime and vacation at nine beachfront Outrigger Resorts. Airfare included, one lucky winner will have a chance to travel to some of the world’s most iconic beach destinations, including Hawaii, Fiji, Guam, Mauritius, Maldives and more.

Al Faisaliah Hotel Joins Ultratravel Collection
Dubai, U.A.E., May 30, 2016 - Al Faisaliah Hotel joins UTC

UTC and Al Khozama Management Company jointly announced that Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, became the latest member of the Ultratravel Collection, strengthening the presence of the collection in the Middle East.

Global Hotel Alliance Appoints Executive Chairman
Dubai, U.A.E., May 30, 2016 - GHA Appoints Executive Chairman

GHA announced that Flo Lugli has been appointed to the newly-created role of Executive Chairman of Global Hotel Alliance.

Elewana Collection Joins Global Hotel Alliance
Dubai, U.A.E., May 19, 2016 - Elewana Collection joins GHA

Minor Hotel Group strengthens its presence in Global Hotel Alliance by adding Elewana Collection with iconic locations across Kenya and Tanzania and a total of 15 unique lodges, camps and hotels to GHA's growing network of 34 independent brands and over 550 hotels.