One of Holland’s most celebrated hoteliers, Eric Toren, is opening a new luxury boutique hotel in Amsterdam that offers luxury design and services which are unprecedented in The Netherlands. Hotel TwentySeven, in the heart of Amsterdam at Dam Square, opposite the Royal Palace, will open end of October this year.
Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga will open its doors to guests as of October. With the famous Latvian National Opera House by its side and the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at its feet, the hotel presents a whole new level of comfort and elegance to both city guests and locals.
The Ritz-Carlton, together with the Manz family, has announced the completion of the renovation of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix, Geneva. Formerly known as Hotel de la Paix, Geneva, the 152-year-old hotel underwent a multi-million dollar renovation, extensive re-design and refurbishment, marking a new era in the evolving story of one of Geneva’s most elegant and historic hotels.
Black & White Hospitality has secured a new hotel management contract, and will now operate London’s newest concept venue, the independently owned New Road Hotel.
Barceló Hotel Group has confirmed it will launch the Royal Hideaway Corales Resort, its first Royal Hideaway Hotel in Tenerife, this December. The five star property is located on the southern end of Tenerife island and is divided into two distinct areas with one designed exclusively for adults and the other to cater for the entire family.
Belfast’s newest luxury hotel, Titanic Hotel Belfast, opened its doors to the public this weekend. After almost two years of restoration, construction and preservation of the former Harland & Wolff Drawing Offices and Headquarters, the £28 million, 119-room hotel is ready to show the world the amazing history behind Queen’s Island and the shipbuilding industry in Northern Ireland.
Marriott Hotels has welcomed Sopot Marriott Resort & Spa to its portfolio, representing its second property in Poland. The resort becomes one of the largest spa hotels in Poland, offering 35 treatment rooms and four swimming pools, including an outdoor rooftop infinity pool.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts continues its trailblazing heritage by opening the doors to InterContinental Ljubljana in Slovenia’s beguiling capital. The city is one of the latest rising stars in a hot list of emerging destinations in eastern Europe.
Tschuggen Hotel Group will welcome the Valsana Hotel to its collection on December 7th. Built from scratch on the site of the previous property, the hotel is created from handcrafted stone and wood to the highest environmental and energy standards.
Overlooking the world-famous Trafalgar Square, The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton, has joined the exclusive collection of more than 35 hotels and resorts.
New Road Hotel will be opening its doors in Whitechapel, London, in quarter four of the year. Inspired by the increased popularity for social living and accessible luxury, the new concept hotel will be offering guests everything they need, and nothing they don’t.
“True luxury is always modest,” muses Eero Koivisto, one of the Swedish architect and design trio Claesson Koivisto Rune. The firm have recently completed work on Bergen Børs, their third hotel project for hyperlocal Norwegian hospitality group De Bergenske inside a year.