New Hotel Openings Australasia 2017 News

Louis T Collection to operate New Esplanade Hotel, Perth

Louis T Collection to operate New Esplanade Hotel, Perth

8 August 2017 Hotel News

Louis T Collection and H&M Capital have announced the signing of a management agreement which will see the hotel operator oversee the operation of the New Esplanade Hotel. The hotel is located in Elizabeth Quay, Perth’s vibrant, newly developed mixed-use zone along the Swan River.

Spicers Potts Point opens in Sydney, Australia

Spicers Potts Point opens in Sydney, Australia

5 July 2017 Hotel News

Spicers Potts Point, a boutique luxury hotel in the trendy Potts Point neighbourhood of Sydney, has welcomed its first guests. Three Victorian terrace houses originally built as private residences have been lovingly restored following an AUS$20 million renovation.

Avani Hotels to debut in New Zealand with Auckland property

Avani Hotels to debut in New Zealand with Auckland property

19 May 2017 Hotel News

Avani Hotels & Resorts has announced the acquisition of the Metro Suites business in Auckland, New Zealand. In a deal worth over NZD11 million, the Metro Suites business currently operates in the luxury 40-storey tower and will be transformed through a major room refurbishment programme.

Philp to lead upcoming W Brisbane

Philp to lead upcoming W Brisbane

17 May 2017 Hotel News

W Hotels, part of Marriott International, has announced the appointment of Haldon Philp as general manager of the highly anticipated W Brisbane. Slated to open in early 2018, W Brisbane marks the re-entry of W Hotels into Australia, bringing a new interpretation of modern luxury to the city.

New Zealand In Depth launches PurePod concept to travellers

New Zealand In Depth launches PurePod concept to travellers

13 April 2017 Hotel News

Providing unobstructed views from every direction, New Zealand’s PurePods are free-standing glass accommodations designed for up-close and uninterrupted encounters with nature. Set in an open clearing on private farm land, the four PurePods provide a singular boutique hotel experience, a one-room home that offers comfort, luxury and dramatic vistas without neighbours.

W Hotels reveals plans for Melbourne, Australia, property

W Hotels reveals plans for Melbourne, Australia, property

3 February 2017 Hotel News

W Hotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International, has announced it expects to open W Melbourne in 2020. Developed in partnership with Daisho Development Melbourne and Cbus Property, W Melbourne will be located in the heart of the city’s trendy shopping and entertainment district, at 447 Collins Street.

Holiday Inn set to open in St Marys, Sydney

Holiday Inn set to open in St Marys, Sydney

29 October 2016 Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group and St Marys Rugby League Club have signed a franchise agreement for a 123-room, new build Holiday Inn hotel in St Marys, Greater Sydney. Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys, scheduled to open in late 2017 will represent a new definition of the Holiday Inn brand in Australia.

Starwood to debut Aloft brand in Melbourne, Australia

Starwood to debut Aloft brand in Melbourne, Australia

30 July 2016 Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has signed an agreement with Spotlight Group to debut its Aloft brand in Melbourne, Australia’s cultural capital. Slated to open in early 2019, the new build 176-room hotel will form the centrepiece of a state-of-the-art mixed-use development located at 402 Chapel Street in South Yarra, known as “402 Chapel,” designed by international architect Tim Kobe.

Conrad Bora Bora Nui set for 2017 opening

Conrad Bora Bora Nui set for 2017 opening

16 July 2016 Hotel News

Conrad Hotels & Resorts has signed a franchise agreement with Sa Bora Bora Nui for the Conrad Bora Bora Nui. The 115-key resort, formerly known as Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, will undergo a multimillion-dollar refurbishment and open as Conrad Bora Bora Nui in March 2017.

Six Senses Hotels set to open in Fiji in 2017

Six Senses Hotels set to open in Fiji in 2017

19 May 2016 Hotel News Spa News

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has announced the latest project in its expanding portfolio in the island country of Fiji. This small archipelago in the South Pacific is comprised of 332 islands and nearly one million inhabitants spread throughout the major islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. Approximately one third of the islands are uninhabited, ranging in size from 3,800 square miles to tiny islands or spits of sand a few hundred acres in circumference.