2007

2007 Press Releases

Alliance to have 24 hotels operating in China in 2008
Shanghai, China, 26th November 2007 - Alliance to have 24 hotels operating in China in 2008

Shanghai, 26th November 2007  . Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel chains, is holding its bi-annual CEO meeting for the first time in China at the end of November, hosted by the recently-opened Skyway Landis Hotel in Shanghai.  GHA is making the most of the presence of its CEOs in China to host customer events in Shanghai and Beijing, as it embarks on a major effort to capitalise on the growing internal and outbound Chinese market.

GLOBAL HOTEL ALLIANCE announces summer marketing drive with chance to win a very unique round-the-world trip in conjunction with Star Alliance Network
Geneva, Switzerland, 16th July 2007 - Travel the World in Style with Star Alliance

Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, will launch an extensive marketing campaign this summer, starting this month with the launch of an exclusive ‘Travel the World in Style’ competition to win a unique round-the-world trip staying in the finest suite accommodation in several exclusive hotels.

GHA.net Central Reservations Goes Live Powered by Micros
Geneva, Switzerland, 18th June 2007 - GHA.net Central Reservations Goes Live Powered by Micros

Geneva, June 18, 2007  : The Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) is pleased to announce the initial results of its state of the art central reservations system, gha.net, launched in February 2007 and powered by MICROS’ Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries. MICROS’ OPERA technology has enabled Kempinski Hotels, Leela Hotels and Pan Pacific Hotels to deploy the system first.

Global Hotel Alliance welcomes seventh member, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts
Geneva, Switzerland, 31st January 2007 - Global Hotel Alliance welcomes seventh member, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts

Geneva 31st January, 2007: The six Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) partners Kempinski, Omni, Pan Pacific, Dusit, Landis and Marco Polo are delighted to welcome The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts as their seventh member. GHA thus continues to grow its membership with small to mid-size, regional hotel brands, which are recognizing GHA’s unique ability to support them to compete more effectively with the mega-chains, while retaining their brand independence.