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Belmond to acquire Cap Juluca in Anguilla, British West Indies

Belmond to acquire Cap Juluca in Anguilla, British West Indies

Belmond has signed agreements to acquire Cap Juluca, a luxury beach resort on the Caribbean island of Anguilla, British West Indies. The addition of the elegant, 96-room resort marks an important milestone in the strategic development of the Belmond brand, which is committed to doubling the size of its portfolio by 2020.

Martell appointed chief executive at Onyx Hospitality

Martell appointed chief executive at Onyx Hospitality

Onyx Hospitality Group has announced the appointment of Douglas Martell as chief executive officer. Previously the executive vice president of the hotel company, Martell succeeds Peter Henley who will retire after successfully leading the company’s multi-brand and pan-regional expansion over a period of nine years.

Flamingo Las Vegas set for $90m accommodation overhaul

Flamingo Las Vegas set for $90m accommodation overhaul

Caesars Entertainment will undertake a $90 million renovation of 1,270 rooms at Flamingo Las Vegas. The renovation will begin in late August 2017, with the first guest arrivals expected in November 2017, and final completion of all rooms expected in the second quarter of 2018.

Legend Hospitality Group signs three new management contracts

Legend Hospitality Group signs three new management contracts

Legend Hospitality Group has expanded its property portfolio, extended its reach and its product offering with the acquisition and management of three new properties. Now offered by the brand are Brennaissance Wine & Stud Estate in Stellenbosch, Montpellier Wine Estate in Tulbagh and Hans Merensky Hotel & Spa at the Kruger National Phalaborwa Gate.

Kimpton De Witt opens to first guests in Amsterdam

Kimpton De Witt opens to first guests in Amsterdam

InterContinental Hotels Group has opened the doors to the highly anticipated Kimpton De Witt. The unveiling of the hotel in the heart of Amsterdam, marks the first Kimpton in Europe and outside of the Americas.

Poungvarin to lead Centara Kata Resort Phuket

Poungvarin to lead Centara Kata Resort Phuket

Centara Hotels & Resorts announced the latest movement of its management executive team with the transfer of Veerapol Poungvarin, former resort manager at Centara Chaan Talay Resorts & Villas, to be the new resort manager of Centara Kata Resort Phuket.

Best Western opens upscale hotel in Genting Highlands, Malaysia

Best Western opens upscale hotel in Genting Highlands, Malaysia

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a new upscale hotel in Malaysia's popular and scenic Genting Highlands. The brand new Best Western Premier Ion Delemen is nestled in the lush jungle-clad hills of Pahang state, the centre of the Malay Peninsula.

Centara opens first hotel in Middle East

Centara opens first hotel in Middle East

Centara Hotels & Resorts continues to expand internationally with the opening of a four-star, 152-room hotel in Muscat. The property becomes its fifth hotel outside Thailand and first of three planned for the Middle East.