Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and Jersan LLC have announced the opening of Hyatt Place Jermuk, just steps away from the heart of Jermuk’s city center. Hyatt Place Jermuk marks the second Hyatt-branded hotel in Armenia and the third Hyatt Place hotel in Europe, joining Hyatt Place Yerevan and Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts has opened its first hotel in the Black Sea Port of Batumi, Georgia. Hilton Batumi started welcoming guests today following a management agreement with Tourinvest. The 247-room contemporary property, which includes 15 suites, offers guests breath-taking views over the Black Sea, mountains and the neighbouring Dolphinarium.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts will today unveil the multi-million euro full restoration of the Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in Milan. Owned by Doha-based Katara Hospitality and situated in the heart of the city’s rapidly emerging Porta Nuova district, Excelsior Hotel Gallia is a glittering reflection of Milan’s rich culture, sophisticated style and vibrant scene.
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has premiered an original short film directed by Matt Tyrnauer, author of the documentary feature Valentino: The Last Emperor. Seen through the eyes of local tastemakers, Made in Milan presents the city’s iconic landmarks alongside its hidden treasures, an intimate insight into Milan’s rich culture, timeless style and artisanal craft. The film is part of celebrations surrounding the opening of Katata Hospitality-owned Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan.
Doha-based Katara Hospitality today welcomes the internationally-renowned Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan to The Luxury Collection portfolio, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. It is the latest stage in the brand’s global development, with Katara also partnering with the Qatari Pavilion at Expo 2015. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look at all the latest news from this fast growing hospitality powerhouse.
Following a management agreement signed with Targets Investment, which was announced in March this year, Jumeirah Bodrum Palace has opened its doors with a range of new services and special offers for discerning travellers. The property offers 135 rooms made up of generous suites, villas and a six-bedroom palace, all with sea-facing views and spacious terraces, a wide selection of restaurants and bars and eight family pools in addition to 49 private pools for the villas.
Hotel Garonda, the first five star hotel in Playa de Palma, will open its doors this May after a complete refurbishment and redevelopment, marking the 50th anniversary of the original hotel. With a focus on exclusivity, comfort and design, the new hotel will raise the bar for accommodation in the Majorcan capital, providing modern luxury right on the beach front at Playa de Palma.
Marriott International has the introduced its new lifestyle brand, Moxy Hotels, to Eastern Europe, in partnership with developers GMT Group. The 130 room Moxy Tbilisi Hotel will be managed by Marriott International and is expected to open in 2017. Located in Saarbrucken Square, central Tbilisi, it will be the third Marriott International property owned by GMT Group in Tbilisi in addition to the Courtyard Tbilisi and Tbilisi Marriott Hotel.
Arora Hotels, management and hotel operator of the forthcoming InterContinental London - The O2, has appointed Hasham Soliman as general manager of the new 453-room luxury hotel. With 25 years’ experience in the hotel and hospitality industry, Soliman joins Arora Hotel’s latest and largest new hotel development from his role as hotel manager at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, bringing with him invaluable knowledge of the London market and solid experience managing an extensive conference, events and leisure product in the capital.
True to its heritage of creating exceptional guest experiences in places of incredible beauty, Six Senses Hotels will unveil its first resort in Europe on July 15th 2015. Located in the beautiful Portuguese UNESCO World Heritage area of the Douro Valley, the property is touched with the romance of 19th century architecture wedded to contemporary interiors reflecting the inimitable Six Senses style.
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Inc., is delighted to debut the highly anticipated St. Regis Istanbul. Owned by Nisantasi Konaklama ve Otel Hizmetleri A.S. (Demsa Group), The St. Regis Istanbul marks the debut of the luxury brand in Turkey. St. Regis has tripled its global footprint in the last decade to 34 hotels and is set to open three more hotels this year, strengthening its position as a leader in luxury hospitality.
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts will welcome its second JW Marriott Hotel in Turkey on May 15th. The 107-room property is located in the picturesque Yalikavak town on the Bodrum Peninsula with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, combining the alluring charm of the Turkish coast with JW Marriott’s contemporary design and intuitive service.