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London Marriott Hotel Park Lane welcomes Davies as general manager

London Marriott Hotel Park Lane welcomes Davies as general manager

London Marriott Hotel Park Lane is has appointed Riddian Davies to the role of general manager. Housed within a Grade II listed property, London Marriott Hotel Park Lane epitomises Mayfair elegance, with views over Hyde Park, opulent guestroom accommodation and luxurious public areas befitting of the prestigious address.

Residence Inn by Marriott reveals plans for two London properties

Residence Inn by Marriott reveals plans for two London properties

Marriott International has announced the expansion of its extended-stay brand, Residence Inn by Marriott, with the signing of two new properties in London. With additional openings in Amsterdam and Aberdeen this year, Residence Inn expects to more than double its European portfolio in 2017.

Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum opens in Russia

Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum opens in Russia

Hilton today announced the opening of Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum, marking the debut of Hilton Hotels & Resorts in the northwest region of the Russian Federation. The new-build hotel is part of the ExpoForum Complex, which attracts more than 400 events per year including conferences, corporate functions, shows and sporting events.

Four Seasons opens The Surf Club in Surfside, Florida

Four Seasons opens The Surf Club in Surfside, Florida

From the moment it first opened its doors on New Year’s Eve 1930, The Surf Club in Miami has hosted history. It is an institution whose reputation looms large in the imagination of so many more people than can ever have visited it, let alone been members.

AccorHotels in talks to acquire Potel & Chabot stake

AccorHotels in talks to acquire Potel & Chabot stake

Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners and AccorHotels have entered into exclusive negotiations with the shareholders of Potel & Chabot to acquire the group’s entire share capital. By investing in the brand, Edmond de Rothschild and AccorHotels will respectively hold 51 per cent and 40 per cent of the share capital.

Mövenpick signs hotel & apartments in Muscat

Mövenpick signs hotel & apartments in Muscat

Mövenpick is set to open its first hotel in Oman's capital city, Muscat. Part of a design-led upscale mixed-used development, the Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Al Azaiba Muscat will capitalise on its prime location in Muscat's commercial hub, the Ghala District, adjacent to the Sultan Qaboos Highway and close to the new international airport and Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Best Western Tokyo Nishikasai Grande to open in April

Best Western Tokyo Nishikasai Grande to open in April

Best Western Hotels & Resorts will soon offer travellers to Tokyo another place to stay, with the opening of Best Western Tokyo Nishikasai Grande on April 1st. Nestled between Tokyo Disneyland and the central districts of Marunouchi and Ginza, Best Western Tokyo Nishikasai Grande is perfectly positioned for both business and leisure travellers, and its array of state-of-the-art amenities will make every stay a pleasure.

WATG unveils plans for Four Seasons Tianjin, China

WATG unveils plans for Four Seasons Tianjin, China

WATG has unveiled the design for Four Seasons Tianjin, located in the heart of China’s fourth largest metropolis. Rising above the city’s central business district and steps away from the main retail area and historic quarter, the 210-metre tower and podium offer 259 hotel guest rooms, 90 residential units and 5,000 square-metres of retail space.

Williams to lead sales for Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa

Williams to lead sales for Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa

The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa has announced the appointment of Willie Williams as director of sales and marketing, to start in April. Williams joins the Saxon after his six years as director of sales and marketing for Taj Cape Town.

Airbnb launches major China push with new brand name, Aibiying

Airbnb launches major China push with new brand name, Aibiying

Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky has announced a series of plans to better serve Chinese travellers, particularly millennials. Airbnb’s new brand name in China, Aibiying - or 爱彼迎 - translates as ‘welcome each other with love’ and reflects Airbnb’s mission.