The Oberoi Group plans to open its first Moroccan outpost in 2017 and expand its Oberoi Spa and wellness experiences within a luxury destination retreat. Located just 20 minutes from the city centre, The Oberoi Marrakech, Morocco will be situated within 25 acres of citrus orchards and olive groves, offering a peaceful sanctuary from the bustle of the Medina and spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains.
Jannah Hotels & Resorts is preparing to expand in Ras Al Khaimah, with a new property opening on February 1st. As the company looks to tap into the undersupplied market in the emirate, the Abu Dhabi-based hotel operator expects to open the 100 hotel apartment and 24 villa Jannah Resort & Villas in just under two weeks.
The Oberoi Group is set to expand its presence in the UAE with the opening of The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah. Located just a 25-minute drive from Dubai, the resort is set to open in March.
Hotels.com has introduced Hotels.com Concierge, available on iOS on its smartphone application. The service enables users to book transportation, food delivery, reservations and activities from the Hotels.com app.
InterContinental Hotels Group has broken ground on two new-build 120-room Staybridge Suites hotels in the Mexican cities of Irapuato and Silao. Both properties will be operated by Grupo Presidente, one of IHG's long-term partners in Mexico.
April 2017 will see the highly anticipated opening of The Address Boulevard Dubai, a luxurious city lifestyle resort in the heart of prestigious Downtown Dubai. The exclusive, new-build urban resort will occupy the second-tallest building in Downtown Dubai and comprise 196 guestrooms, 533 serviced apartments and luxurious leisure facilities including a spa, cascading swimming pool and the sky-high Roof Top restaurant.
The flagship of JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts in Vietnam, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa will open its doors to public later this month, making it the first international luxury hotel brand on Phu Quoc island. The resort offers a selection of 243 lavish rooms, suites, apartments and villas.
Inspired by the traditional five elements of Balinese design, Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali has officially opened as the brand’s respected upscale hospitality offering arrives on the Island of the Gods.The resort features 297 comfortably appointed and tastefully furnished rooms and suites, each featuring private balconies, complimentary Wi-Fi and a subtle Balinese sense of art, colour and style courtesy of the fabrics and materials utilised in the design.
Adare Manor, one of Ireland’s most renowned resort hotels with a list of prestigious accolades nearly as long as its history, announces a multi-phase transformation to restore the property to its century splendour. To maintain its commitment to providing guests with unrivalled facilities and services, Adare Manor closed its doors in January 2016 for an 18-month intermission and will debut its new look in September 2017.
Corinthia Hotels has appointed Jennifer Tyler as public relations manager for the group’s flagship hotel in London. Tyler joins Corinthia Hotel London from David Collins Studio, the luxury interior design and architecture practice, where she stood as communications manager and was responsible for the international PR, social media and marketing campaigns across the brand’s hospitality, retail and residential portfolio.
Belmond has announced the appointment of Kenneth Hatton as senior vice president, global development. He will take up the role on January 23rd, 2017. Hatton has over 18 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and global hotel-related transactions.
AccorHotels has confirmed the creation of a lifestyle division to be headed by Cédric Gobilliard. The appointment will be effective from February 2017. Gobilliard will report directly to Sébastien Bazin, chairman and chief executive of AccorHotels.