2018

2018 Press Releases

The 2018 ULTRAs Held in Dubai For First Time. Luxury Travel Awards Announced at Glittering Ceremony.
Dubai, U.A.E., November 26, 2018 -  Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is Recognised as “Ultratravel Collection Hotel of the Year”

Ultratravel Collection, a joint venture between Global Hotel Alliance, the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, and multi-media brand Ultratravel, sponsored a glittering and star-studded ceremony at the iconic Burj Al Arab in Dubai, where the 12th annual ULTRAs were held outside of London for the first time.

Global Hotel Alliance Appoints Chief Financial Officer
Dubai, U.A.E., November 15, 2018 - GHA Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, today announced the appointment of Andrew Boshoff as Chief Financial Officer.

Global Hotel Alliance Welcomes New Shareholders To Accelerate Its Growth Plans
Dubai, U.A.E., November 1, 2018 -  GHA Welcomes New Shareholders To Accelerate Its Growth Plans

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, has received substantial investments from two new shareholders that will enable it to accelerate its strategic growth plans.

Oaks Hotels & Resorts Joins Global Hotel Alliance
Dubai, U.A.E., October 16, 2018 -  Oaks Hotels & Resorts Joins GHA

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, today announced that Oaks Hotels & Resorts (“Oaks”) has joined its portfolio of independent hotel brands, adding a collection of over fifty hotels, resorts and furnished serviced apartments in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Qatar and the UAE, with Beirut to be launched soon, to GHA’s collaborative network of 33 independent brands and over 550 hotels.

Global Hotel Alliance Commences Its Fifth Annual "GHA Week"
Dubai, U.A.E., June 11, 2018 - GHA Commences Its Fifth Annual "GHA Week"

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, today announced its fifth annual GHA Week.

JA Resorts & Hotels Joins Global Hotel Alliance
Dubai, U.A.E., March 5, 2018 - JA Resorts & Hotels Joins GHA

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, today announced that JA Resorts & Hotels has joined its portfolio of independent hotel brands, adding a collection of seven hotels and luxury resorts to GHA’s network of more than 35 independent brands and over 500 hotels.

Global Hotel Alliance Announces 2017 Results
Dubai, U.A.E., February 19, 2018 - GHA Announces 2017 Results

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, today revealed its 2017 results. Overall room-revenue produced by the DISCOVERY loyalty programme members increased 9% to US$1.51 billion, of which cross-brand revenue grew 21% to exceed US$100 million for the first time.

The Residence by Cenizaro Joins GHA
Dubai, U.A.E., January 9, 2018 - The Residence by Cenizaro Joins GHA

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, today announced that The Residence by Cenizaro has joined its portfolio of distinct brands, adding a collection of luxury resorts to GHA’s network of more than 35 independent brands and over 500 hotels.