Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts News

Waldorf Astoria Chengdu opens in China

Waldorf Astoria Chengdu opens in China

31 July 2017 Hotel News

Located in Western China’s gateway city of Chengdu, the 289-room Waldorf Astoria Chengdu has opened to guests. The property is housed within the high-end 99 Plaza, a 190,000 square meter mixed-use development comprising a retail mall, office towers, and apartment towers.

Breaking Travel News interview: Alessandro Cabella, general manager, Rome Cavalieri

Breaking Travel News interview: Alessandro Cabella, general manager, Rome Cavalieri

30 March 2017 Focus

Waldorf Astoria’s Rome Cavalieri - the Grand Dame of Italian hotels - is currently undergoing a multi-million pound refurbishment, taking in the public areas, executive lounge, suites and spa at the famous property. As work continues, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here chats with Alessandro Cabella, general manager of the hotel, to discuss his ambitions for the project.

Gregor Andréewitch, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Berlin

Gregor Andréewitch, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Berlin

13 March 2017 Videos

Gregor Andréewitch, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Berlin, talks to Breaking Travel News about how quickly the city recovered from a terror attack in late 2016, what the future holds for luxury travel in Berlin, and what is happening at the hotel this year.

Lacroix takes up business development role with Rome Cavalieri

Lacroix takes up business development role with Rome Cavalieri

28 October 2016 Hotel News

Rome Cavalieri has appointed Elodie Lacroix to the role of director of business development. Lacroix brings a wealth of luxury hospitality experience to the role, having previously held the position of director of sales and marketing at the Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris and as director of sales for the Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts Group in London.

Waldorf Astoria San Francisco joins luxury portfolio

Waldorf Astoria San Francisco joins luxury portfolio

12 August 2016 Hotel News

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has announced its newest property, Waldorf Astoria San Francisco. The property will be the centrepiece of a two million square-foot, mixed-used complex that will feature luxury entertainment, retail and office space. Destined to become the preferred hotel for global luxury travellers, Waldorf Astoria San Francisco will reside within the first 21 stories of a signature tower designed by the architecture firm Foster + Partners.

Waldorf Astoria to offer ultimate golf experiences

Waldorf Astoria to offer ultimate golf experiences

2 July 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of Waldorf Astoria Golf Experiences, a collection of once-in-a-lifetime packages that pair the most elite golf experiences with luxury accommodation at select Waldorf Astoria hotels beginning in August. The annual programme will visit new destinations each year, with the inaugural year debuting at four properties: Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, Waldorf Astoria New York, and Waldorf Astoria Orlando.

Breaking Travel News interview: Jan Moenkedieck, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah

Breaking Travel News interview: Jan Moenkedieck, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah

19 March 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

Breaking Travel News head of broadcast Phil Blizzard here talks to Jan Moenkedieck, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, as part of a new series of interviews with the leaders of the luxury hospitality sector in Dubai. He and Moenkedieck discuss the property’s first anniversary, the facilities of the resort, its market position and the Waldorf ‘image’.