Press Releases

Jul 5

2022

GHA and its hotel brands support Boodles Boxing Ball to raise funds for Hope and Homes for Children

May 17

2022

Luxury hotel group partners with GHA and joins loyalty programme GHA DISCOVERY, with their hotels becoming part of the alliance’s Ultratravel Collection

May 11

2022

Hotel brands in the UAE and Maldives dominate revenues; spend per stay and average length of stay exceed pre-pandemic levels, and domestic stays bounce back to 2019 volumes

Apr 22

2022

Newly relaunched GHA DISCOVERY takes home the prestigious '210 award' for Europe and Africa within the 'Programme of the Year' category for hotels

Apr 19

2022

Global Hotel Alliance's loyalty programme encourages customers to stay in the collection's more than 500 hotels with more savings and perks to enjoy

Mar 21

2022

Franck Kermarrec joins GHA as Chief Commercial Officer and Nicolas le Roux takes on new Head of Marketing and Digital Strategy role

Feb 9

2022

CEOs of some of the world’s leading hotel groups, all members of Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), have made five bold travel predictions for 2022.

Jan 18

2022

The introduction of the industry's first digital rewards currency, as part of the redesign of GHA DISCOVERY, will support the organic rebound of travel and hospitality in 2022

Dec 22

2021

Global Hotel Alliance and ASMALLWORLD AG combine the strengths of GHA DISCOVERY, the largest loyalty programme for independent hotel brands and ASMALLWORLD's leading travel &lifestyle community

Dec 7

2021

Global Hotel Alliance embraces consumer demand for more flexibility on how they earn and spend rewards, at home or away, with the redesign of GHA DISCOVERY and the introduction of the industry’s first digital rewards currency

Oct 11

2021

The ‘living local’ trend has gained strong momentum in 2021, with travellers igniting their passion for rediscovering closer-to-home destinations and experiences, according to new data by Global Hotel Alliance

Apr 20

2021

Multinational hotel operator with more than 360 hotels across 30 countries to merge its NH Rewards with GHA’s DISCOVERY loyalty programme

Feb 01

2021

Sun International, Africa’s leading gaming and hospitality group, with properties in South Africa, Nigeria and Eswatini, will participate in the DISCOVERY loyalty programme, gaining access to a global customer base of 17 million members when they join the alliance later this year

Mar 05

2020

Aimbridge Hospitality and Global Hotel Alliance partner to offer DISCOVERY, the world's largest loyalty program for independent hotels and brands, to a collection of Aimbridge's independent properties through their Evolution Hospitality division

Feb 17

2020

A record year with seven new member brands joining the alliance and the DISCOVERY loyalty programme reaching 16 million members

Nov 27

2019

Award winning hotels, resorts, residences and restaurants brand is set to bring more luxury, leisure and lifestyle choices to the 15 million members of the alliance’s DISCOVERY loyalty programme

Oct 30

2019

Grand Hotel Heiligendamm on the Baltic Sea and Kempinski hotels in Singapore and Bali are the newest members of the luxury portfolio within Global Hotel Alliance

Ultratravel Collection Welcomes More New Members

Oct 23

2019

A curated collection of distinctive hotels is set to benefit from the global database of 15 million DISCOVERY members

Aug 19

2019

FAUCHON L’Hotel Paris and Capella’s hotels in Düsseldorf, Sanya, Shanghai, Singapore and Bali are newest members

Aug 12

2019

The world-renowned beach club and hotels and resorts brand is set to bring more luxury, leisure and lifestyle choices to the 15 million members of the alliance’s DISCOVERY loyalty programme

Jun 24

2019

Greece’s most prominent, family-owned hotel group extends the alliance’s European footprint with seven luxury hotels

May 07

2019

Award-winning beachfront properties in Mauritius and the Maldives offer more luxury resort experiences to the14-million DISCOVERY members

Apr 03

2019

Five independent hotel groups, together with Oracle, now make up the alliance’s shareholders

Feb 27

2019

The portfolio of award-winning properties set to integrate ahead of the launch of Capella Bangkok property later this year

Feb 24

2019

Another strong year of growth, reinforced by new shareholdersand a rapidly-growing shared customer baseof nearly 14 million members

Nov 26

2018

THE 2018 Ultras held in Dubai for first time. Luxury Travel Awards announced at glittering ceremony. Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is recognised as “Ultratravel Collection Hotel of the Year"

Nov 01

2018

Minor Hotels and Pan Pacific Hotels Group make strategic investments

Oct 16

2018

Australia’s leading provider of contemporary accommodation strengthens presence of the alliance in Oceania and beyond

Mar 05

2018

Dubai-based brand strengthens presence of the alliance in the Middle East and Indian Ocean

Feb 19

2018

The power of collaboration and the excellent health of the independent sector revealed by strong performance of the multi-brand DISCOVERY loyalty programme

Jan 09

2018

Singapore-based brand extends presence of the alliance in top resort destinations

May 30

2017

Alila Hotels and Resorts and Corinthia Hotel London are recognised as luxury travel favourites

May 19

2016

Minor Hotel Group’s fifth member brand further enriches the alliance with unique lodges and camps in iconic locations across Kenya and Tanzania

Apr 12

2016

Hawaii-based Outrigger Resorts brings the rapidly growing alliance extended presence with premier beachfront resorts across the Pacific and Indian Ocean

Oct 28

2015

Home-grown brand is pioneering Chinese luxury hospitality

Sep 14

2015

Early members of the Ultratravel Collection seeing incremental business from the 6.1million of DISCOVERY members

Apr 15

2015

Niccolo Chengdu, the new luxury brand’s first hotel will open in April

Mar 19

2015

Exclusive group of lifestyle luxury hotels joins GHA, with several properties to become a part of the new Ultratravel Collection

Jun 09

2014

Four resort hotels in California add to the alliance’s growing presence in North America

May 15

2014

Travel Leaders Group and multi-media brand Ultratravel, announced today that four Corinthia hotels are to become members, as part of its upcoming launch.

Apr 1

2014

Alliance now has 120 hotels in the Nordic region, making it one of the biggest players in that market