Celebrating its 18th birthday this year, The Sukhothai Bangkok has unveiled the first phase of renovations to 40 of the hotel’s superior rooms, with all 100 rooms of this type to be completely refurbished by July 2010.
In July this year, David Thompson, the Australian-born chef of nahm at The Halkin in London, opens his first restaurant in Bangkok – nahm, Bangkok at The Metropolitan. Recognised as one of the city’s leading addresses, The Metropolitan is centrally located on the South Sathorn Road.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms and China’s largest international hotel operator announced the signing of a landmark InterContinental hotel in Beijing’s city centre - located directly across from the famous Sanlitun entertainment area.
The prestigious Hôtel Napoléon deploys the EzRMS™ Internet Product Suite
The JW Marriott Indianapolis - the largest JW Marriott in the world - has reached two major milestones. Bookings have surpassed 275,000 room nights, for a total of close to 400,000 room nights booked in the entire Marriott Place Indianapolis complex, and the glass facade of the building is now complete.
Barry Sternlicht’s Starwood Capital Group LLC is bidding to take over Riviera Holdings Corp., four years after a bid he backed was rejected by shareholders.
It’s no coincidence that the bedrooms at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London begin with a category called Superior. Measuring an average of 27 square metres, the spacious, contemporary guest rooms are sleek environments warmed by a rich colour palette, lush fabrics and topped with useful amenities.
One of the most widely anticipated theme park entertainment experiences ever created - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort - is set for a public grand opening on June 18.
Following an extensive two year refurbishment The Haweswater Hotel has officially opened offering quality character accommodation in a stunning art-deco property.
Hosted at the d’Ouwe Werf Hotel in Stellenbosch, a total of R32 000 – an amount over and above the four charities’ regular monthly allocations donated by guests staying at the Vineyard Hotel & Spa, d’Ouwe Werf Hotel and the Townhouse Hotel & Conference Centre was formerly handed over. Also, an impressive R35 000 bursary was awarded for study at TSiBA University.
Recognizing the importance of well-trained staff as a crucial factor for success for independent hotels, WORLDHOTELS has increased its training curriculum by 30 per cent offering 115 additional courses in The Academy in 2010.
Agilysys, Inc, a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, has announced that Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has selected the InfoGenesis(TM) POS system by Agilysys to streamline operations and enhance guest service at its two new hotels in Barcelona and Las Vegas.