Hyatt Hotels has unveiled a series of initiatives to reduce waste at its properties globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities and reducing single-use water bottles by June 2021.
Set in the North Shaviyani Atoll, surrounded by nothing but azure Indian Ocean, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi lends itself to those seeking a far-flung healing retreat.
Based in the Zug office, Greg Ward will help define the future vision and strategy for Aman while working closely with chief operating officer, Roland Fasel. He joins the company from Shangri-La Group, where he was vice president of sales.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a luxury hotel in Dallas, Texas. The project, which will also feature branded residences, is scheduled to open in 2022.
Centara Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the opening of Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa Krabi, a brand-new upscale resort and the first branded beachfront property in Ao Nang, the popular tourism gateway in southern Thailand.
Barceló Hotel Group has signed a joint venture with Browns Investments to develop the Bodufaru Beach Resort in the Maldives’ North Male Atoll. Browns is a subsidiary of LOLC Group, one of Sri Lanka's largest business conglomerates.
Fairmont the Palm in Dubai has appointed Anita Russell to the role of human resources director. She will be responsible for helping the hotel grow its pool of trained staff and she will direct the hotel with new system implementations.
Russian tourists travelling to the GCC are expected to generate an estimated US$1.22 billion in travel and tourism revenue by 2023, an increase of 19 per cent when compared with figures from 2018.
The Hong Kong-based hospitality company, which recently celebrated its 32nd anniversary, currently has a collection of 145 hotels and resorts either operating or in the pipeline in 22 countries on four continents.
The Munich-based Ruby Group, founded by chief executive Michael Struck, Michael Hehn and the Soravia Group, is seeking to break new ground with its ‘lean luxury’ philosophy.
Marriott Hotels has welcomed Denia Marriott La Sella Golf Resort & Spa back to the portfolio after a full renovation. Sitting within the famed La Sella Golf Course, on the Spanish Costa Blanca, the resort bolsters the company’s global portfolio of golf-focused retreats.
A brand-new sports bar, named Vuvuzela, has opened at Fairmont the Palm and is set to become Palm Jumeirah’s most friendly neighbourhood pub.