Plans to build the world’s first underground five-star hotel have been dealt a blow after local councillors rejected plans on environmental grounds. The future of the £72m project in Hersham, Surrey, UK will now be decided by an independent inspector.
RIU Hotels & Resorts will open this summer 2011 the Riu Dolce Vita hotel, an elegant resort situated 20 kilometres from Varna, the third largest city in Bulgaria.
Marriott has confirmed plans to open the first Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Mexico City, the 292-room Courtyard Mexico City Airport located directly across from international terminal number one at Benito Juarez International Airport. Development of this hotel, expected to open in early 2012, with its owner Peñon S.A. de CV, will bolster Marriott’s continued growth within Mexico and throughout Latin America.
Opening in Summer 2013, Four Points by Sheraton Financial District Will Be Brand’s Fourth Hotel in New York City - Guests Can Enjoy Spectacular Views from Hotel’s Rooftop Lounge