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W Hotels opens first Las Vegas property

W Hotels opens first Las Vegas property

W Hotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International, has opened its newest property in Las Vegas. W transformed a 289-room tower of SLS Las Vegas, providing guests an elevated hotel-within-a-hotel experience, located on the emerging north end of the Vegas Strip.

Hyatt Regency brand returns to Sydney

Hyatt Regency brand returns to Sydney

The Hyatt Regency brand has marked its return to Sydney with the debut of Hyatt Regency Sydney. Having operated in Australia for over 30 years, Hyatt hotels have developed a strong reputation in the country, and the opening of the new Hyatt Regency Sydney provides an opportunity for Hyatt to build on its MICE position in Asia Pacific.

Datai Langkawi set to undergo overhaul from September 2017

Datai Langkawi set to undergo overhaul from September 2017

Malaysia’s leading luxury resort, The Datai Langkawi, will embark on an extensive renovation from September 4th next year, signifying the most substantial enhancement project since its inception over 23 years ago. To ensure the resort retains its much loved ‘Datai DNA’, the management has appointed renowned interior designer Didier Lefort of DL2A, who, along with visionary Australian architect Kerry Hill, was responsible for the original designs in 1993.

Makeover for Holiday Inn Northampton West

Makeover for Holiday Inn Northampton West

Holiday Inn Northampton West, part of the Splendid Hospitality Group, has been transformed and revitalised thanks to a £2 million makeover. The hotel, located just a two-minute drive from the M1, now boasts 66 newly decorated rooms and a stunning Open Lobby design in the hotel’s reception area.

Shangri-La Hotels signs loyalty scheme partnership with Taj Hotels

Shangri-La Hotels signs loyalty scheme partnership with Taj Hotels

Two leading Asian hotel groups, Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Mumbai-based Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces, announced today they have formed a ground-breaking strategic alliance to broaden their reach and offer more unique experiences to guests across Asia and the world.

The Distillery, London set to open in December

The Distillery, London set to open in December

Portobello Road Gin has announced its much-anticipated venture, The Distillery - a new four-floor mecca for the discerning drinker - will open its doors to the public on Friday, December 16th. The first of its kind in the UK, The Distillery is a completely unique concept that will be home to a distillery, two bars, a museum, off-licenced shop, gin-making experience ‘The Ginstitute’, and three boutique guest rooms overlooking London’s bustling, iconic market street, Portobello Road.

AHTIC: Political will key to Sri Lanka tourism development

AHTIC: Political will key to Sri Lanka tourism development

The first Asia Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference concluded earlier in an atmosphere of optimism moderated by caution. Over the past two days several of Asia’s leading hotel investors from 19 countries discussed the investment potential of Sri Lanka and other destinations around the Indian Ocean from Mauritius and the Seychelles to Malaysia and Vietnam.

World Travel Awards touches down at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives

World Travel Awards touches down at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives

World Travel Awards is preparing to welcome the elite of global hospitality to the Maldives for the Grand Final 2016. The event will be staged at the glamourous The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi on Friday, December 2nd, with nearly 300 hundred industry leaders expected to attend. Unfolding over 52 acres of natural perfection, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is the perfect venue for the Grand Final 2016 and a world away from the everyday.

Dukic to lead Galle Face Hotel in Sri Lanka

Dukic to lead Galle Face Hotel in Sri Lanka

As Galle Face Hotel gets set to embark on its 153rd year, Louis T Collection has appointed an industry veteran to lead the heritage property into the next era. American Deni Dukic joined the team as general manager. The seasoned hotelier has more than 20 years of experience in the luxury hotel industry, having held a number of senior management roles in five-star hotels around the world, including director of rooms at Andaz Wall Street in New York City and as part of the opening team for the Park Hyatt Istanbul.

Jumeirah Al Naseem set to open at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Jumeirah Al Naseem set to open at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Jumeirah Al Naseem will open its doors on December 1st, bringing a contemporary architectural twist to its sister properties within Madinat Jumeirah Resort, and a guest experience focused on a journey of discovery through the modern culture of Dubai. The final chapter of the multi-award winning Madinat Jumeirah also marks the completion of Jumeirah Group's transformation of two kilometres of coastline into a major tourist destination.

Radisson Blu set to open in Cape Verde

Radisson Blu set to open in Cape Verde

The Rezidor Hotel Group is planning its first resort on the Cape Verde island of Sal. The Radisson Blu Beach Resort, Sal will feature 240 guest rooms and open its doors in third quarter of 2019. The five-star beach resort is located on Santa Maria, the number one beach location in the country.

Rezidor and Prizeotel plan joint hotel in Erfurt, Germany

Rezidor and Prizeotel plan joint hotel in Erfurt, Germany

The Rezidor Hotel Group and prizeotel have confirmed their second joint hotel project in Erfurt, eastern Germany. The prizeotel Erfurt-City, featuring 208 rooms, will open its doors in 2019 at a premium location with a direct connection to Erfurt central train station, at the start of the urban development project 'ICE City'. prizeotel founder Marco Nussbaum, said: “I am very pleased to bring our second joint project to market, within eight months of the announcement of our partnership with The Rezidor Hotel Group."