Langham Hospitality Group has opened Langham Hefei, marking another milestone for the group’s continued expansion in China. Hefei is the capital and largest city of Anhui Province in China, known for its rich history and multicultural influences.
Langham Hospitality Group has announced the appointment of Stefan Leser as chief executive. Based in Hong Kong, he will oversee all aspects of the group’s global portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences, and will be providing strategic guidance to achieve the company’s vision, implementing organisational processes for all divisions, and leading the global expansion drive.
Langham Hospitality Group has announced an agreement with Canapaya Development to manage a luxury hotel by the banks of Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.
The Langham, Auckland, has rebranded to Cordis, Auckland, making it the first in the Pacific region for this new upper upscale brand by Langham Hospitality Group.
The Langham, London, has appointed Jane Lyons as hotel manager. A seasoned hotelier with over 20 years’ experience, Lyons has been with Langham Hospitality Group for seven years, having just returned from a period of nearly three years as hotel manager of Langham Place New York, located on Fifth Avenue
TripAdvisor has signed a partnership with Langham Hospitality Group to add its hotel inventory to the TripAdvisor instant booking platform. Travellers shopping for hotels on the site will soon be able to conveniently book Langham hotels without leaving the TripAdvisor site experience. “We are excited to join TripAdvisor’s new instant booking distribution channel,” said Nick Cohen, global director of e-commerce for Langham Hospitality Group.
Langham Hospitality Group is introducing a new upscale global hotel brand, Cordis Hotels & Resorts.Essentially a new generation of curated hotels devoted to the guests’ needs and well-being, Cordis aptly derives its name from the Latin term meaning “heart”. The holistic concept focuses on the core pillars of intuitive service, connectivity, sophistication and a sense of community.
Langham Hospitality Group announced earlier it had signed an agreement with DAS Real Estate to manage The Langham resort in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Located on the crescent of Palm Jumeirah and scheduled to open in 2015, this 323-room resort marks double landmark “firsts” for the Hong Kong-based hotel company: it is the group’s first foray into the Middle East and the first resort in its global collection.
Back by popular demand, international luxury hotel operator Langham Hospitality Group presents exclusive offer “Double the Extra Mile” to reward event planners and organisers booking qualified events at its properties between November 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013 for meetings taking place from November 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013.
International luxury hotel operator, Langham Hospitality Group has appointed Teresa Poon as the Regional Quality Manager (International).
Langham Hospitality Group announces the signing of a Sales and Purchase Agreement between Great Eagle Group, parent company of LHG and 400 Fifth Realty LLC which is owned by Bi&Di Real Estate SpA – incorporated in Varese, Italy – to acquire The Setai Fifth Avenue hotel located at 400 Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan, New York. The hotel is scheduled to join the Langham portfolio in January 2013.
International luxury hotel operator Langham Hospitality Group expands its foot prints in China by announcing two properties - Langham Place and Eaton Luxe, Rio Carnival, Qingdao, marking the addition of its 18th and 19th hotels in the country.