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Blythswood Square Hotel undergoes interior renovation

Blythswood Square Hotel undergoes interior renovation

As part of a multi-million-pound investment, Glasgow’s five-star Blythswood Square Hotel has unveiled its refreshed and reimagined guest rooms and suites as it reaches a major milestone in its refurbishment. Work at the world-renowned hotel continues with guest rooms being the first area to be completed with brand new furniture and interior design from independent design studio Graven Images.

Africa Hotel Investment Forum headed for Kenya this October

Africa Hotel Investment Forum headed for Kenya this October

The Africa Hotel Investment Forum will return to Nairobi on October 2nd-4th. The event is considered premier hotel investment conference in Africa, attracting many prominent international hotel owners, investors, financiers, management companies and their advisers.

AccorHotels to manage Le Grand Amman, Jordan

AccorHotels to manage Le Grand Amman, Jordan

AccorHotels have announced the rebranding of a prominent landmark hotel in Jordan to Le Grand Amman – managed by AccorHotels. The property consisting of 298-rooms and 67 well-appointed serviced apartments was launched in partnership with Iskan Co. for Touristic & Hotel Investments.

Meliá Hotels reveals plans for Innside Liverpool

Meliá Hotels reveals plans for Innside Liverpool

Meliá Hotels International has announced the newest addition to its UK portfolio, the Innside Liverpool. The hotel will join four properties already operated in the UK by the brand, ME London, Meliá White House, Innside Manchester, and the upcoming Innside Newcastle, in what is proving to be an increasingly key market for the company.

Wyndham Worldwide to acquire La Quinta for $1.95bn

Wyndham Worldwide to acquire La Quinta for $1.95bn

Wyndham Worldwide will acquire La Quinta’s hotel franchise and hotel management businesses for $1.95 billion in cash. Under the terms of the agreement, stockholders of La Quinta will receive $8.40 per share in cash (approximately $1 billion in aggregate), and Wyndham Worldwide will repay approximately $715 million of La Quinta debt.

Carolus to lead Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand

Carolus to lead Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand

Sammy Carolus has been appointed general manager of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, set to open later this year on vibrant Sukhumvit Road. In his new role, Carolus returns to Thailand, a place in which he has spent more than half of his 25-year professional career - to lead Bangkok’s first Hyatt Regency branded hotel.

TWA Hotel set to be reborn at JFK International Airport

TWA Hotel set to be reborn at JFK International Airport

Work is well underway to turn the legendary TWA Flight Centre at JFK International Airport into the world-class, 505-room, TWA Hotel. Closed to the public since 2001, Eero Saarinen’s internationally-revered mid-century modern landmark will be ushered into a new life, mirroring its 1962 design aesthetic and delivering an on-site airport hotel.

Embassy Suites by Hilton New York - Midtown Manhattan opens to guests

Embassy Suites by Hilton New York - Midtown Manhattan opens to guests

Embassy Suites by Hilton has welcomed the opening of a newly-built hotel in New York City’s Midtown Manhattan. The hotel venture marks a significant milestone as the only full-service Hilton in the Midtown central and south areas, providing a new lodging option for business and leisure travellers.

Six Senses debuts dual urban property in Singapore

Six Senses debuts dual urban property in Singapore

Six Senses has given two old beauties a complete restoration as part of a remarkable conservation project in Singapore. Ideally situated in the island city-state’s central district, the project is located in the eclectic heart of Chinatown where socialising, dining, and nightlife take centre stage.