NH Hotel Group’s most exclusive brand, NH Collection, continues to expand its presence in major cities around the world with the opening of two unique five-star hotels in the two most important cities in Spain: NH Collection Gran Hotel Calderón, in Barcelona, and NH Collection Suecia, in Madrid. With the addition of these new properties, NH Hotel Group consolidates the presence of its upper-upscale brand in Spain, where it has 22 of the 67 NH Collection hotels that the company operates throughout the world.
The contemporary upper upscale hotel brand Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts is increasing its portfolio, revealing plans for a string of new openings and developments across London over the next few months. The significant multi-million pound investment will see almost 300 jobs created for the hospitality industry in the UK capital.
The October pipeline report from STR shows 153,206 hotel rooms in 1,007 projects are under contract in Europe. The total represents a 14.9 per cent increase in rooms under contract compared with October 2015, suggesting an uptick in confidence in the market.
Opening this December, Six Senses Spa Courchevel will offer all local residents, chalet owners, holidaymakers and other skiing enthusiasts a welcome respite after an exhilarating day in the white stuff. Located in the very heart of Courchevel 1850, the spa is a part of Six Senses Residences Courchevel which houses 53 meticulously designed penthouses and apartments.
Marriott Hotels has celebrated the grand re-opening of one of its most iconic properties in the UK, London Marriott Hotel County Hall. The move follows the completion of a multi-million pound transformation. Set on London’s South Bank, County Hall offers guests an unparalleled panoramic view of London that takes in the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, the River Thames and the London Eye.
A fresh new concept for London’s hotel sector has floated in to the Royal Victoria Dock, offering an exciting splash of waterside hospitality and community spirit to London’s Docklands. Good Hotel London is the latest property to join HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts’ independent portfolio in the UK capital.
Independent upscale group Montcalm Luxury Hotels has opened the doors to its sixth property, the Montcalm Royal London House - City of London. The development makes Finsbury Square home to what promises to be one of the City of London’s most sought-after spaces.
Five-star hotel Jardines de Nivaria has just re-opened following a €13.5 million investment which has seen a comprehensive modernisation of the lush resort. Improvements include the refurbishment of all rooms, a brand new gym and the relocation of gourmet restaurant, La Cúpula, which now features panoramic views over the island’s coastline.
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.
The Park Inn by Radisson Trysil Mountain Resort will be rebranded to Radisson Blu Mountain Resort & Residences this December. “Our aim is to give our guests the best possible hotel experiences and with Radisson Blu’s well-known service concepts we will do our utmost to give our guests exactly that,” said Pontus Åkesson, general manager at Radisson Blu Trysil Mountain Resort & Residences.
Marriott International is adding Courtyard Glasgow Airport to its portfolio in Scotland. Courtyard Glasgow Airport has undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment before joining Courtyard by Marriott, marking the brand’s debut in the city.
AccorHotels has officially opened its new ibis Cambridge hotel. Situated in the prime location of Station Square directly opposite the train station, it is the first AccorHotels property in Cambridge and the largest hotel in the city and its surrounding areas. The hotel comprises 231 Sweet Room by ibis, the brand’s new room concept which is one of the most contemporary and comfortable in the economy segment, created specifically for the wellbeing of guests.