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Kim to lead new Merchant House property in Bahrain

Kim to lead new Merchant House property in Bahrain

The Merchant House has announced the appointment of Justin Kim as general manager. Kim joins the Campbell Gray Hotels property as part of the opening team and brings with him a wealth of industry experience.

Italian Hospitality Collection to open Le Massif in December

Italian Hospitality Collection to open Le Massif in December

Italian Hospitality Collection will to open Le Massif, a luxurious five-star ski hotel in the Italian ski resort of Courmayeur in December. The location will sit next to La Loge du Massif, a slope-side, destination restaurant with a kid’s club.

Becker appointed senior vice president of operations at Virgin Hotels

Becker appointed senior vice president of operations at Virgin Hotels

Becker, who will be based in Miami, brings 35 years of experience to the brand, and will be responsible for the operational performance of all Virgin Hotels and will work closely with the senior leadership team to develop and execute the strategic plan to drive growth and profitability.

Rock Spa debuts at Hard Rock Hotel Davos

Rock Spa debuts at Hard Rock Hotel Davos

Hard Rock Hotel Davos, which opened in late 2017 and is located amid the rejuvenating Swiss Alps, has just launched the Rock Spa, seeking to combine the power of music with an unforgettable wellness experience.

Dusit appoints new general manager to two properties

Dusit appoints new general manager to two properties

Dusit International has appointed two new general managers to its senior leadership team – Patrice Landrein at the recently opened Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort, Phu Quoc, Vietnam, and Maher Abou-Tacca at the upcoming dusitD2 City Centre, Bahrain.

Meliá overcomes falling dollar to report increase profits

Meliá overcomes falling dollar to report increase profits

Meliá Hotels International reported earnings of €61.8 million for the first half of 2018, up 7.2 per cent on the same period in 2017. Company revenues are generated in dollars, in a large part of the business, and the depreciation of the dollar has had a significant impact on results, Meliá said.

Iberostar Grand Packard to open in Havana later this year

Iberostar Grand Packard to open in Havana later this year

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening date for the upcoming Iberostar Grand Packard, its first luxury hotel in the heart of Old Havana. Combining the original architecture of the property with modern innovation and luxury, the hotel chain has refurbished this historic building, restoring it to original splendour.