HNA Group has appointed banks to seek out buyers of its majority stake in NH Hotel Group of Spain. The move comes after NH itself turned down a takeover offer from peer Barcelo.
California-based Belcampo has re-launched its eco-resort in southern Belize under the name Copal Tree Lodge. As part of the rebranding, the lodge is proud to partner with anew farm-to-flask initiative: Copal Tree Distillery, located adjacent to the hotel.
Eliot Sandiford has been appointed the role of regional director of public relations of The Set Hotels. Sandiford joined the company in September 2016 as director of public relations for Hotel Café Royal in London.
Marriott International has confirmed the appointment of Vazid Shaikh as the new director of operations of Marriott Executive Apartments Sukhumvit Park Bangkok. Shaikh brings with him a comprehensive experience of more than 15 years in hospitality industry from leading international hotels in Thailand, Malaysia and India with a strong expertise on food & beverage operations and training.
As part of a multi-million-pound investment, Glasgow’s five-star Blythswood Square Hotel has unveiled its refreshed and reimagined guest rooms and suites as it reaches a major milestone in its refurbishment. Work at the world-renowned hotel continues with guest rooms being the first area to be completed with brand new furniture and interior design from independent design studio Graven Images.
Emirates Palace has announced Martin Cramer has been appointed as the hotel’s new general manager. With a distinguished career in hospitality spanning over 30 years, Cramer brings a wealth of experience to Abu Dhabi’s iconic property.