InterContinental Hotels Group has signing of Holiday Inn Express Stuttgart – Hauptbahnhof in Germany. The new build hotel will operate under a franchise agreement with existing owner partner Foremost Hospitality HIEX and will open in 2016. The 140-room hotel will feature a bar and reception area on the ground floor and a breakfast room and a conference room on the first floor.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Kayseri has opened its doors, marking the group’s tenth property in the Turkey. The 244 rooms and suites provide guests with views and signature services such as free high-speed internet access. The property’s wellness centre includes a traditional Turkish hammam, steam bath, indoor pool with jet streams, thermal pool, and solarium.
Marriott International has begun inviting guests to experience modern style fused with rustic elegance at its newest property, Courtyard Philadelphia Lansdale. The highly anticipated hotel offers an array of big city services and amenities in a historical, suburban setting, including comfortable accommodations, spacious function venues, and a unique full-service restaurant and bar integrating a ceiling canopied by wooden planks from the Crayola Factory.
An elite travel industry crowd was welcomed to the newly opened Conrad London St James last night as the property opens to the public. John Vanderslice, the global head of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, the luxury lifestyle brand of Hilton Worldwide, was on hand to greet arrivals, alongside newly appointed hotel manager Chris Jung.
Dorsett Hospitality International has welcomed its new project, Dorsett Shepherds Bush, to the London. The hotel will be the newest addition to the Dorsett Hospitality International portfolio, and the company’s first hotel in the United Kingdom and indeed Europe. With their strong record of building, operating and managing 18 hotels in Asia, including properties in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, Dorsett Hospitality International targets key cities with high demand and growth potential.
Mondrian London at Sea Containers is set to dazzle the London hotel scene as it opens its doors today on the South Bank. Designed by Design Research Studio under the creative direction of visionary Tom Dixon, the iconic building boasts 359 guestrooms and suites, stunning riverside views, two exciting new bars, an expansive restaurant with private dining rooms, a maritime inspired 56-seat cinema and an exciting new spa concept.
Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Chris Jung as general manager of the newly re-launched Conrad London St. James, the latest addition to Conrad Hotels & Resorts’ luxury portfolio. With 11 years of extensive knowledge in international luxury hotel management spanning four continents, Jung brings strong commercial insight and a wealth of expertise to the position.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the signing of two flagship hotels in Portugal: InterContinental Lisbon and Crowne PlazaPorto. Both properties will operate under management agreements between Hotelgal, a subsidiary of Global Hotels & Resorts, and IHG. InterContinental Lisbon will open in just a few weeks’ time and will undergo a phased refurbishment of the lobby and public areas.
InterContinental Hotels Group is set to debut its boutique brand, Hotel Indigo, in France with the opening of Hotel Indigo Paris – Opera at the heart of the capital’s entertainment district. Opening at the end of September 2014, the new hotel is set in the elegant Opera quartier of Paris, defined by its centuries-old love affair with the stage. Encircled by the most prestigious theatres, music halls and opera houses in France – as well as lesser-known but equally enthralling venues – each evening the neighbourhood comes to life with culture-hungry locals and tourists alike.
Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of Hilton Istanbul Kozyatagi, the debut of its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand on the Asian side of Istanbul. Offering magnificent views of the Marmara Sea, the upscale hotel is in a prime location within easy reach of the main tourist attractions and commercial areas either side of the Bosphorus.
The luxury of Conrad Hotels & Resorts arrives in London with the launch of Conrad London St. James, the brand’s most recently anticipated property, following an agreement with Supreme Hotels. Situated in a highly sought-after location in Britain’s political heartland, global luxury travellers are invited to experience a sophisticated environment featuring locally inspired style and design.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Sochi, the third Hyatt-branded hotel in Russia. The 198-room hotel offers stunning panoramic city and sea views and will cater to business and leisure guests.