Meliá Hotels International has launched its first luxury hotel from the Gran Meliá brand in Brazil with the official opening of Gran Meliá Nacional Rio in March 2017. Originally built in 1972 by the world renowned architect, Oscar Niemeyer, the famous ‘Hotel Nacional’ has reopened after more than a decade of being left abandoned, as the Gran Meliá brand’s flagship property.
The signing of Meliá Bangkok will mark the entry of Meliá Hotels International into the Bangkok hotel industry in 2022. Meliá Bangkok is the company’s second property in Thailand, following the signing of Sol Beach House Koh Samui in 2015, and will be Meliá Hotels & Resorts first city-centre hotel.
Cape Verde has seen the soft launch of its first adult-only hotel and luxury beach club, Bikini Beach. Developed by the luxury resort hospitality company The Resort Group, the hotels will welcome the first guests on December 18th. Located on the white sands of the island of Sal, Cape Verde, the new developments offer total bliss and relaxation.
Meliá Hotels International has confirmed it will transform Meliá Cabo Real into Paradisus Los Cabos. Set to open on December 23rd, this will be Mexico’s fourth Paradisus branded property. Located only 25 minutes from San Jose del Cabo International Airport, on the largest swimmable beach in the Cabo corridor, Paradisus Los Cabos will be set on 14.5 acres surrounded by a private golf course (Cabo Real Golf Course) and picturesque mountains.
Sol Hotels & Resorts is set to launch its first hotel in Vietnam in December 2016. Positioned as a chic lifestyle hotel brand, Sol Beach House Phu Quoc will cater to travellers looking for an intimate and affordable holiday. Nestled in a beautiful tropical garden, Sol Beach House Phu Quoc is set in a beautiful location on the Truong Beach, just 15 minutes from Phu Quoc International Airport.
Breaking Travel News talks to Dimitris Kosvogiannis, general manager, Melia Braco Village, at World Travel Market 2016. Kosvogiannis discusses what is on offer at the recently renovated property while also talking us through the latest headlines from Jamaican tourism.
Meliá Hotels International will manage Palma de Mallorca’s new conference centre, Palacio de Congresos de Palma as well as connecting hotel, Meliá Palma Bay, located on the promenade of Palma de Mallorca. The new conference and events facility will help position the city as a leader in MICE tourism, increasing demand and profitability.
Meliá Hotels International has announced the signing of Meliá Ho Tram, marking the group’s fourth property under operation in Vietnam after the successful Meliá Hanoi, Meliá Danang and soon to be launched Sol Beach House Phu Quoc. This new agreement expands Meliá’s footprint in Vietnam, underscored by the company’s resort management leadership, to cater to the increasing demands of tourism and travel in the country.
Meliá Hotels International launched its first urban lifestyle hotel, INNSIDE New York NoMad, located in the heart of New York, earlier this year. The 313 room new build, 20-storey hotel boasts spectacular views of the New York’s skyline, the Empire State Building and Freedom Towers. Here reporter Josephine Perez calls in for Breaking Travel News.
Meliá Hotels has welcomed the opening of Meliá Yangon, the first hotel operated by the company in the country and a strategic project for its expansion strategy in the Asia Pacific region. The group enters Myanmar market with its first hotel in Yangon, city known as the Garden City of the East.
After several delays, Me by Melia has opened its Miami hotel. The upscale 129-room hotel, located along Biscayne Boulevard on the northeastern edge of the city’s downtown, is the first property in the U.S. for the Me by Melia brand of Spain-based Melia Hotels International.
ME Cabo has officially reopened following an extensive $16 million renovation. All of the hotel’s rooms, suites and public spaces have been revamped to elevate the overall guest experience and cement its place as one of the destination’s most popular resorts. Architects, Patricia Rios and Leonardo Díaz Borioli, have worked alongside renowned interior designer Alejandra Contreras to completely transform the property.