Conrad Hotels & Resorts News
Andrew Moore, director of business development, Conrad Seoul
Andrew Moore, director of business development, Conrad Seoul, speaks to Breaking Travel News after taking a top trophy at the World Travel Awards.
Conrad Guangzhou expands Hilton presence in China
Conrad Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the first guests to the new Conrad Guangzhou, the seventh Conrad property to debut in Greater China.
Conrad Bora Bora Nui opens in French Polynesia
Conrad Hotels & Resorts has welcomed guests to Conrad Bora Bora Nui, the destination’s first five star resort to debut in ten years. Conrad’s first property in French Polynesia is ideally located in a private cove on Motu To’opua, a small islet off the coast of Bora Bora.
Ruzza takes over leadership of Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island announced the appointment of Stefano Ruzza as the resort’s general manager. Ruzza will be responsible for overseeing all of the resort’s management, operations and business development to continue positioning Conrad Maldives Rangali Island as one of the leading luxury resorts and brand of choice for travellers to the Maldives.
Conrad Chicago opens its doors to guests
Conrad Chicago, the 20-story luxury hotel located steps from Magnificent Mile, has opened its doors. The redesign of former Draft FCB corporate office building into a smart, luxury hotel represents the dynamic vision of hotelier Laurence Geller, international design firm Pierre-Yves Rochon, and hospitality design firm Puccini Group.
Breaking Travel News interview: Joachim Hartl, general manager, Conrad Algarve
As the World Golf Awards returns to the Conrad Algarve on the southern coast of Portugal for the Gala Ceremony 2016, Breaking Travel News editor Christopher O’Toole here chats with general manager Joachim Hartl about the importance of the event. Also on the agenda is the development of the latest Conrad 1-3-5 programme, the development of golf tourism in the Algarve and the hotel’s plans for 2017.
Sir Nick Faldo takes top title at World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016
Sir Nick Faldo has led winners at the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016, taking the prestigious title of Golf Course Designer of the Year. Also celebrating was England’s The Belfry, recognised as Europe’s Best Golf Hotel, while Quinta do Lago took the title of Europe’s Best Golf Venue. Hundreds of thousands of ballots were cast ahead of the Gala Ceremony, which was this year hosted by the Conrad Algarve in Portugal.
World Golf Awards lands at Conrad Algarve ahead of Gala Ceremony 2016
Leaders of the golf hospitality industry are arriving in the Algarve, Portugal, as the final preparations are put in place for the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016. Hundreds of thousands of ballots have been cast ahead of the ceremony with the best destinations, tour operators, golf courses and hotels set to be recognised at the event.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island welcomes new beach villas
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has emerged from refurbishment as one of the Maldives’ most applauded resorts. In a strategic move to continually attract guests, the resort has invested US$3.2 million in redeveloping its beach villas which are set to launch this October. The redevelopment has seen a full renovation of 34 beach villas and bathrooms and this was followed by the development of the Maldives’ first authentic Chinese restaurant Ufaa heralded by celebrity chef Jereme Leung.
Hilton plans Conrad and Garden Inn properties in Kuwait
Hilton Worldwide has revealed plans to open two new properties under its Conrad Hotels & Resorts, and Hilton Garden Inn brands in Kuwait. The properties are scheduled to open in early 2019, and will be situated within the expanded Avenues Mall in Kuwait City.
Conrad Xiamen opens to luxury travellers in China
Conrad Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Conrad Xiamen, on the south-western coast of Xiamen Island. Owned by Shimao Group and managed by Hilton, Conrad Xiamen is the first Conrad hotel in Fujian province, the sixth in China among a portfolio that includes Conrad Hong Kong, Conrad Sanya Haitang Bay, Conrad Dalian, Conrad Macao, and Conrad Beijing, and joins the larger Hilton portfolio of over 70 hotels in China.
Conrad Bora Bora Nui set for 2017 opening
Conrad Hotels & Resorts has signed a franchise agreement with Sa Bora Bora Nui for the Conrad Bora Bora Nui. The 115-key resort, formerly known as Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, will undergo a multimillion-dollar refurbishment and open as Conrad Bora Bora Nui in March 2017.