Burgeoning resort development company Amble Resorts has contracted the hospitality experts West Paces Hotel Group to manage Amble’s sophisticated, environmentally sensitive debut resort community, The Resort at Isla Palenque.
Tune Hotels.com, part of the Tune Group, the private investment group of Tony Fernandes, founder and Group CEO of low cost airline AirAsia and Team Principal of the Lotus F1 Racing team, has entered into a strategic partnership with London-based Queensway Group Limited to invest in, develop and operate 15 Tune Hotels.com hotels across Greater London by 2017.
Los Angeles-based hotel representation company K Hotels is proud to announce a joint venture with the Austrian subsidiary of JJW Hotels & Resorts, a premier collection of more than 60 hotels in Europe and the Middle East.
Thanks to a new strategic partnership with boutique hotel company Mantis Group, Preferred Hotel Group has become the largest international hotel brand in South Africa, bringing the total number of members on the continent to 30.
Pan Pacific Hotels Group has signed a management agreement with PT Bali Nirwana Resort (BNR), to rebrand the five-star integrated Le Meridien Nirwana Bali Resort as the Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort on 1 April 2010.
One of London’s most prestigious properties, the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, has selected WORLDHOTELS as its strategic partner for global marketing, sales and distribution and will join the group’s portfolio on April 1 2010. The new partnership also reflects the hotel’s updated image which is accompanied by extensive refurbishment and redesign activities that encompass its changing direction.
Officials of Marshall Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a leading, Maryland-based hotel management and services company, today announced the company added 10 management contracts in 2009, including six previously unannounced properties in the fourth quarter, and that it has inked its first contract in 2010. The properties include branded and independent, upper-upscale and limited-service hotels and resorts.
Wynn Resorts Wynn Resorts, Limited announced today that it had entered into a letter of intent with Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners, LP (PEDP), providing that an affiliate of Wynn will become the manager and managing general partner in the PDEP casino project slated for the Philadelphia waterfront.
Athens-based luxury boutique hotels group, Grace Hotels has formed a partnership with Spetses Initiative S.A. regarding The Poseidonion Grand Hotel on Spetses, which will henceforth be known as the Poseidonion Grace.
Best Western International has terminated its contract with the Muong Thanh hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam. As a result, and with immediate effect, the hotel will no longer carry the Best Western branding.
Hyatt has become the newest corporate partner of Cornell’s Center for Hospitality Research. Hyatt’s chief operating officer – North America, Chuck Floyd, will also join the CHR advisory board.
Access Hotels & Resorts (www.accesshospitality.com) has added The Wilshire - Los Angeles into its management portfolio of upscale properties.