Keeping The UK Competitive On Tourism

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

The UK’s tourism industry is one in a state of flux at the moment. Key political decisions, such as Brexit, the mooting of a potential “bed tax” on hotels in London, and the highest rates of VAT on hotel rooms in Europe all threaten to shake the status quo of the U.K.’s hotel market.

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AHIC: Midscale Hotel Market Presents Most Opportunity

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

This year’s Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, which took place at the end of April in Dubai, highlighted a number of opportunities for the hotel sector in the Middle East, with the midscale market seen to be giving the luxury segment a run for its money in the region.

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How to Optimize Your Hotel’s Presence on Google

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

Terri Scriven is the Head of Hospitality for Google UK, which means working with hotels and accommodation providers in Europe and beyond to help them to optimise their digital distribution and online marketing strategies.

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