Turkey’s incredible Mardan Palace was voted “World’s Leading Luxury Hotel” at 2010 World Travel Awards. BTN takes a peak at the palatial splendour of a resort created by Russian property developer, Telman Ismailov.
Over the next two years, the privileged position of Paris’ luxury hotels is set to be shaken up by several new openings and the introduction of an official “Palace” award to distinguish the very best 5* hotels in France.
Edward Thomas Hotels announces an exclusive partnership with Jaguar to be the first hotel group in the U.S. to offer the all-new 2011 Jaguar XJ for the exclusive use of its guests. The cars will be available to guests of Hotel Casa del Mar and sister property Shutters on the Beach, both in Santa Monica, for complimentary chauffeured rides within the beachside community.
Doubling its Portfolio in Puerto Rico in Just 12 Months, Starwood Prepares for the Opening of St. Regis Bahia Beach – the First Luxury Project on the Island Since 1997
Best Western International announced a partnership with Fort Hotels Group Ltd to open the luxury Best Western Premier hotel in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
In April 2011 the Frankfurt-based Steigenberger Hotel Group will open the Steigenberger Grandhotel in Leipzig, in close proximity to the Naschmarkt and the Altes Rathaus. The elegant luxury hotel, which belongs to the Steigenberger Grandhotel Collection, skilfully combines traditional and modern elements and serves to reinforce the new strategic orientation of the Steigenberger Hotel Group.
TRAVELCLICK®, the leading provider of ecommerce solutions for the global hotel industry, today announced that Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces – the iconic, worldwide chain of luxury hotels and resorts – has deployed the Enterprise Edition of Hotelligence360™ to analyze GDS business performance throughout the group.
Marriott International, Inc officially opened the company’s first JW Marriott luxury hotel today in Bogota, Colombia. On-hand for the celebration were President Alvaro Uribe of Colombia, Rob Steigerwald, chief operations officer for the Southern region of the Americas for Marriott International and Ricardo Poma, president of Real Hotels & Resorts and Grupo Poma. The 264-room JW Marriott Bogota is operated under a franchise agreement with Real Hotels & Resorts of El Salvador.
Hosted at the d’Ouwe Werf Hotel in Stellenbosch, a total of R32 000 – an amount over and above the four charities’ regular monthly allocations donated by guests staying at the Vineyard Hotel & Spa, d’Ouwe Werf Hotel and the Townhouse Hotel & Conference Centre was formerly handed over. Also, an impressive R35 000 bursary was awarded for study at TSiBA University.
Washington, D.C.‘s top-tier hotel landscape is set to be transformed as ICG Properties and Castleton Holdings join Horst Schulze of Capella Hotels and Resorts to announce Capella Georgetown.