New Hotel Openings South America 2016 News

Marriott debuts Tribute brand in Latin America

Marriott debuts Tribute brand in Latin America

5th Nov 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Marriott International is debuting its aspirational independent hotels and resorts brand, Tribute Portfolio, in Latin America. By December 2016, the brand will add two independent hotels to its portfolio in Argentina’s most sought-after regions. Arelauquen Lodge, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, will be debut in Patagonia, near the world’s end, with vast landscapes of lakes and mountains, while Auberge du Vin, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, will be located in the heart of Argentina’s wine country.

Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro set for September debut

Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro set for September debut

25th Aug 2016 Hotel News

Making its much-anticipated debut in September 2016, YOO Hotels & Resorts is launching the group’s first property under the cool, social, urban Yoo2 brand in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Designed by the acclaimed YOO Design Studio based in London, the 143 room-and-suite Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro will connect Rio’s local soul with cutting-edge design.

Radisson Blu opens first resort in Chile

Radisson Blu opens first resort in Chile

20th Aug 2016 Hotel News

Radisson Blu has opened its first location in Chile. The opening of the Radisson Blu Santiago La Dehesa follows Radisson Blu Sao Paulo and Radisson Blu Belo Horizonte, Savassi in Brazil, which opened earlier this year.

Rio 2016: Marriott welcomes two AC hotels to Brazil

Rio 2016: Marriott welcomes two AC hotels to Brazil

The highly-anticipated 225-room AC Hotel Rio de Janeiro Porto Maravilha and the 378-room AC Hotel Rio de Janeiro Barra da Tijuca, have opened their doors, inviting guests to experience Brazil’s newest class of lifestyle hotels. Ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, AC Hotels by Marriott celebrates the beauty of classic modern design with its European soul and Spanish roots, borne from the signature vision of renowned hotelier Antonio Catalan, who founded the brand in 1998.

Hilton Worldwide expands in South America with four Peru properties

Hilton Worldwide expands in South America with four Peru properties

14th May 2016 Hotel News

Hilton Worldwide will more than double its presence in Peru over the next three years with the development of seven new properties across four brands: Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton. These new deals underscore the company’s rapid growth and momentum in Latin America, where Hilton Worldwide has been aggressively expanding, now with more than 90 hotels and 15,500 rooms open and welcoming guests across the region.

Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá opens to guests in Colombia

Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá opens to guests in Colombia

16th Apr 2016 Hotel News

The land of emeralds has a new gem in the luxuriously intimate Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá, where every design detail is handcrafted, and every guest experience is completely personalised. The second Four Seasons in the city spills onto the vibrant street scene, while providing a warm haven of customised service and sophisticated style for its guests.

AccorHotels welcomes Hotel Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro to portfolio

AccorHotels welcomes Hotel Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro to portfolio

13th Apr 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

AccorHotels has opened Hotel Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro by MGallery by Sofitel in the heart of the bohemian Santa Teresa district of Rio de Janeiro, the group’s first MGallery by Sofitel property in the country. Embodying the carefree spirit of the region so cherished by the local ‘Cariocas’, Hotel Santa Teresa’s 44 rooms and suites are exotically designed with features sourced from local Brazilian artists.

Radisson Blu expands in Latin America with three new properties

Radisson Blu expands in Latin America with three new properties

15th Aug 2015 Hotel News Spa News

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is expanding Radisson Blu in Latin America with three hotels; Radisson Blu Santiago, La Dehesa in Chile as well as Radisson Blu San Andrés Resort & Spa and Radisson Blu ar Santa Marta Resort & Spa in Colombia. “Radisson Blu has a global presence with over 280 hotels in operation throughout the world and we see great potential for the brand in Latin America,” said Javier Rosenberg, chief operating officer, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

Dusit Devarana Hot Springs & Spa Conghua Guangzhou opens in China

Dusit Devarana Hot Springs & Spa Conghua Guangzhou opens in China

15th Jan 2015 Hotel News Spa News

The highly anticipated Dusit Devarana Hot Springs & Spa Conghua Guangzhou resort opened its doors, making it the first internationally branded lifestyle and hot springs luxury resort in the city. Consisting of 133 villas and guestrooms, Dusit Devarana Hot Springs & Spa Conghua is located approximately 40 minutes away from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and 60 minutes away from the central business district.

Hyatt outlines plans for two new hotels in Brazil

Hyatt outlines plans for two new hotels in Brazil

20th Dec 2014 Hotel News

Hyatt Hotels Corporation and FSA Group have entered into agreements to purchase two sites in Brazil to develop Hyatt Place Sorocaba and Hyatt Place Macaé.  Upon the closing of the site acquisitions, the joint venture entities will enter into agreements with FSA Group to manage the design, planning and construction of the hotels and with Hyatt affiliates to provide management services in connection with the operation of the hotels upon opening, which is expected in the first quarter of 2017.

Marriott plans third hotel in Ecuador

Marriott plans third hotel in Ecuador

21st Sep 2014 Hotel News

Marriott Hotels has revealed plans to open the 202-room Marriott Hotel in Guayaquil in 2016. The Guayaquil Marriott will be the group’s third property in Ecuador and is being developed by Hotecapsa, overseen by Angel Sanchez.

Viceroy expands into South America with Colombia property

Viceroy expands into South America with Colombia property

8th Jun 2014 Hotel News

Viceroy Hotel Group is planning the redevelopment of Obra Pía, a UNESCO World Heritage site located within the exclusive Old City in Cartagena, Colombia. Upon completion in early 2016, Convento Obra Pía, Viceroy Cartagena, the hotel group’s first branded property in South America, will boast 102 luxury guest rooms within a majestic restored 17th-century convent off the coast of Cartagena.