With a hospitality career spanning three decades, Charles Oak has held several senior management positions in numerous hotels within the group’s portfolio including its five-star flagship the May Fair Hotel.
The upper-upscale property will be located within a stone’s throw of the city’s most famous historical sites, including the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Castel Sant’Angelo and the Vatican.
Kempinski Hotels has signed a management agreement with m2 at Mtatsminda for a luxury hotel development in Tbilisi, Georgia. The property, consisting of at least 95 rooms and suites, is set to open in quarter three of 2020.
InterContinental Hotels Group and UBM Development have announced the signing of the first voco hotel in the Netherlands. This signing is the first publicly announced signing in continental Europe underscoring the strong momentum of the voco brand in the region since its launch in June last year.
Hard Rock Hotel Amsterdam American has been scheduled to open in April 2020 - bringing the signature Hard Rock vibe to this exciting cultural capital.
Nobu Hospitality has announced its continued global expansion with a new property in Warsaw, Poland. On track for 20 hotels globally by 2020, Nobu Hotels was founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper.
Ikos Resorts is moving full speed ahead with the construction of Ikos Andalusia, having recently celebrated the cornerstone laying ceremony at the hotel. Located in Estepona, the €150 million development will be the group’s fifth resort and its first outside of Greece.
Courtyard by Marriott expects to further grow its European footprint of 63 hotels by almost 50 per cent over the next two years. With nearly 30 hotels anticipated to open in Europe by the end of 2020, Courtyard will offer business travellers a continually elevated experience that meets the generational shift in how our guests work and travel today.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Italian real estate company Gruppo Barletta to manage Rosewood Venice, which is set to open in 2020 as the ultra-luxury brand’s second property in Italy and eighth in Europe.
Tbilisi, capital of Georgia, has continued to grow on the international hospitality scene, with both Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Radisson Hospitality signing new properties to open in the next two years.
InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a deal with existing partner GS Star to bring 15 avid hotels to the German market. This marks a significant milestone launching avid hotels, IHG’s newest mainstream brand, in Europe for the first time.
Hyatt has entered into a franchise agreement with Resolution Property, which has teamed up with specialist real estate firm Berkeley Capital Group, to develop a Hyatt Place hotel at Black Lion House on Whitechapel Road in Aldgate.