On the site of the former headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, the luxury hotel and adjacent five-story townhouse become the first by the collection in the UK and the sixth to open in Europe.
The 350-guestroom hotel, set in the heart of the historic capital, is one of the first Sheratons worldwide to boast some of the brand’s new signature elements.
Tucked beside the Slovenian border on the coast of the Adriatic sea is the north eastern Italian city of Trieste, home to the restored 20th century palazzo that is DoubleTree by Hilton Trieste.
Radisson Hotel Group’s repositioning on the Italian market has been reinforced with the unveiling of the stylish Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan, and its elegant new look.
Motel One has expanded to Austria’s third-largest city, Linz, with new opening Motel One Linz-Hauptplatz. Housed in a 15th century listed building, Motel One’s latest property has 111 rooms and offers impressive views of the central Hauptplatz square and Old Town Hall.
Accor will open the newly built ibis Styles London Heathrow Airport East by the end of December. The hotel has been conceived in partnership with Splendid Hospitality Group.
Courtyard by Marriott Hamburg City has become the second property from the brand in the business city. The 277-guestroom hotel is set in a city centre location with Hamburg’s gastronomic, shopping and cultural highlights on its doorstep.
AMResorts it will bring the second Secrets Resorts & Spas-branded property to Europe with Secrets Lanzarote Resort & Spa.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Milton Keynes and Delta Hotels by Marriott Cheltenham Chase have opened. The hotels represent two of three UK openings planned for at the brand this year, with Delta Hotels by Marriott Nottingham Belfry set to follow by the end of the year.
Stay has opened its first location in Hawley Wharf, Camden, offering design-led and tech-savvy serviced apartments to encourage a new generation of long and mid-term guests to make the area their home.
Hotel Lutetia has unveiled the St Germain Penthouse by Coppola, designed in collaboration with legendary auteur and Parisian habitué Francis Ford Coppola. Designed by renowned architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, the suite honours both its magical Left Bank location and the cinematic art of the director.
Offering signature restaurants from Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, Giorgio Locatelli and Giorgos Papaioannou, Amara in Cyprus is seeking to redefine the culinary scene in the eastern Mediterranean. Here Phil Sharp reports for Breaking Travel News from the sumptuous opening ceremony