Articles tagged “melia hotels”

Melia Tests Oracle’s Wearable Tech at Its Resorts and Nearby Merchants

Melia Tests Oracle’s Wearable Tech at Its Resorts and Nearby Merchants

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Meliá has followed the path of Disney and Carnival to introduce wearable tech. But it has taken the concept further, enabling nearby merchants like Starbucks to also accept payments made by guests via its new smart wristbands.

1 year ago

Video: Melia Hotels COO on Turning Crisis Into Opportunity

Video: Melia Hotels COO on Turning Crisis Into Opportunity

Deanna Ting, Skift

Spanish hotelier Melia Hotels is determined to show the world that it offers more than just sun-and-sand resorts.

1 year ago

EU Is Investigating Tour Operators Over Suspected Anticompetitive Practices

EU Is Investigating Tour Operators Over Suspected Anticompetitive Practices

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The likes of Thomas Cook and Tui Group should be wary of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who in the past has taken on Google and Apple. Should she find anything amiss there is the potential of a sizable fine and a revamp of their practices.

3 years ago

Melia Hotels Says the Lower Pound Is Driving Americans to the UK

Melia Hotels Says the Lower Pound Is Driving Americans to the UK

Rodrigo Orihuela , Bloomberg

There has been plenty of negative fallout for the UK since the Brexit vote, but it sounds like increased tourism to Britain could be a silver lining.

3 years ago