2008

2008 Press Releases

Members’ revenues up more than 25% over 2007
Geneva, Switzerland, 19th September 2008 - Member Revenue Growth

Geneva, 19th September 2008.  In a year when hoteliers are happy if revenues are not declining, Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) members are feeling the benefit of double-digit revenue growth, coupled with significant cost reductions in their CRS business.

Powered by Micros’ ORS & MyFidelio products, gha.net has delivered an additional 40,000 room-nights to its members in 2008 compared with the same period in 2007, representing average revenue growth of over 25%. While bucking the revenue trend, members additionally benefit from distribution cost reductions of up to US$25 per booking, which is especially comforting as the prospect of a global recession looms.

Global Hotel Alliance Announces Jurysdoyle to be its Tenth Member
Geneva, Switzerland, 5th June 2008 - Jurys Doyle becomes Tenth GHA Member

Geneva   , 5th June 2008.  At a signing ceremony in Dublin, as part of its bi-annual CEO Committee meeting, Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) today announced that it will welcome JurysDoyle as its tenth member later this year, after JurysDoyle has completed a re-launch process, which will include a comprehensive revamp of its brand identity. GHA thus celebrates the arrival of its tenth member, by adding the Dublin based international hotel company and expanding its reach to several new destinations.

Emirates Skywards and Global Hotel Alliance sign partnership agreement
Geneva, Switzerland, 1st May 2008 - Emirates Skywards and Global Hotel Alliance sign partnership agreement

Geneva   , May 1, 2008  :  Global Hotel Alliance is proud to announce a new global airline partnership. Effective today, Skywards Members can now earn 500 Skywards Miles per eligible stay across all participating Global Hotel Alliance hotels. 

Global Hotel Alliance becomes a partner of Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
Geneva, Switzerland, 1st May 2008 - Global Hotel Alliance becomes a partner of Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer

Geneva   , May 01, 2008  : Global Hotel Alliance is proud to announce a new global airline partnership. Effective today, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer members can now earn 500 KrisFlyer miles per eligible stay across all participating Global Hotel Alliance hotels. 

Global Hotel Alliance launches its first four airline partnerships
Geneva, Switzerland, 1st May 2008 - Download PDF

Geneva , May 01, 2008 :  Global Hotel Alliance is proud to announce four new global airline partnerships.  Emirates Skywards, Etihad Guest, Jet Airways JetPrivilege and Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer members can now all earn 500 Miles per eligible stay across all participating Global Hotel Alliance hotels.

New Global Partnership between Etihad Airways and Global Hotel Alliance
Geneva, Switzerland, 1st May 2008 - Download PDF

Geneva   , May 01, 2008  :  Effective today, Global Hotel Alliance is proud to announce a new partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. Etihad Guest Members can now earn 500 Etihad Guest Miles per eligible stay across all participating Global Hotel Alliance hotels. 

Jet Airways, a new global travel partner of Global Hotel Alliance
Geneva, Switzerland, 15th April 2008 - Jet Airways Partnership

Geneva   , April 15, 2008  :  Global Hotel Alliance is proud to announce a new global airline partnership. Effective today, JetPrivilege members can now earn 500 JPMiles per eligible stay across all participating Global Hotel Alliance hotels. Depending on their tier status in the JetPrivilege programme, members are also entitled to additional benefits such as early/late check-out and upgrade to next room category for JetPrivilege Platinum members. 

Global Hotel Alliance welcomes two new members
Geneva, Switzerland, 15th January 2008 - Global Hotel Alliance welcomes two new members

Geneva   , 15th January 2008.  Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) is delighted to welcome two unique hotel brands to its membership, as it grows to nine members and further solidifies its reputation as the ideal organisation for enabling small and mid-size independent brands to compete more effectively with the mega-chains, through mutual collaboration in their sales, marketing and distribution activities.