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Hyatt Hotels launches battle against plastic

Hyatt Hotels launches battle against plastic

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.

Ward appointed head of global sales with Aman

Ward appointed head of global sales with Aman

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 signs on for Dallas project

Mandarin Oriental signs on for Dallas project

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.

Barceló expands in Indian Ocean with Browns deal

Barceló expands in Indian Ocean with Browns deal

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.

Russell handed human resources role at Fairmont the Palm

Russell handed human resources role at Fairmont the Palm

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.

Swiss-Belhotel unveils Vietnam expansion plans

Swiss-Belhotel unveils Vietnam expansion plans

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.

ECE Group takes stake in Ruby Hotels

ECE Group takes stake in Ruby Hotels

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.

Denia Marriott La Sella Golf Resort reopens in Spain

Denia Marriott La Sella Golf Resort reopens in Spain

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.