Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort has appointed a new executive chef, Andre Piednoir. He will be overseeing the 11 restaurants and bars at the five-star destination on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, including the brand-new Buddha-Bar Beach.
London’s first budget hotelier has celebrated 30 years of trading in the capital by opening its new flagship Travelodge Plus hotel in the City of London, close to Liverpool Street station.
When the Africa Hotel Investment Forum takes place in Nairobi in October, it will host the strongest line up of global hotel industry chief executives in its history.
Centara Hotels & Resorts and Nakheel, a UAE-based developer, have cemented their joint venture to build a 601-room beachfront resort at Dubai’s Deira Islands. The new property, Centara Deira Islands Beach Resort Dubai, is Centara’s first in the UAE and will open in 2020.
Minor International has struck a deal with Oceanwood Capital Management to acquire a 5.7 per cent shareholding in NH Hotel Group.
Hyatt Regency Budapest will be located in the landmark building Postapalota, the former postal office on Petőfi Sándor Street.
The Ascott has boosted its leading position in the Philippines by entering a strategic alliance with one of the country’s top real estate developers, Cebu Landmasters, to manage 1,600 units by 2022.
The Langley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, has signed a partnership with luxury French beauty brand Sisley. The company will form its core spa brand partner when the hotel opens in late 2018.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a luxurious new resort with over-water villas in Palau, the pristine western Pacific island paradise.
InterContinental Sofia has appointed Angelo Zuccala as general manager. Zuccala’s hospitality experience spans close to 23 years, having spent the past 15 years with the company progressing through several management roles and countries around the world.
Hotel giant AccorHotels has dropped plans for a potential stake in Air France-KLM. In June, as part of its strategy to develop its range of services in the travel space, Accor had stated it was considering the establishment of a strategic alliance with the airline group.
InterContinental Hotels Group has confirmed the UK debut locations for its boutique brand Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and its recently launched upscale brand, voco Hotels.