The W Retreat Koh Samui, the first W Retreat in Southeast Asia will open this spring. An all-villa beachfront resort set on the north shore of Thailand’s famed Samui island, the W Retreat Koh Samui will be adjacent to The Residences at W Retreat Koh Samui, which will feature 17 secluded beachfront villas ranging from three to five bedrooms and from 1,000 to 2,752 square meters. Each residence offers a modern tropical Zen style with exotic touches, and each offers full access to the benefits, services and amenities of W Koh Samui.
InterContinental Hotel Group will open its first Hotel Indigo in Asia Pacific in May 2010 at Shiliupu Dock at the Southern end of The Bund in Shanghai.
Wyndham Vacation Ownership will unveil their newest 250 room resort at National Harbor.
Hersha Hospitality Management (HHM), a leading hotel management company that operates approximately 70 premium limited-service, upscale, upper-upscale and luxury lifestyle hotels and asset manages an additional 19 hotels, today announced that it will add four new properties to its management portfolio in the first 45 days of 2010, including three hotels owned by third parties and one joint-venture investment.
Premier Inn, the UK’s biggest hotel chain, has announced the expansion of its offering in the Middle East with the opening of its third hotel in the region.
The Regal Master Hotel, Regal Hotels International’s first property in Chengdu, has soft opened.
The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened the Park Inn Oslo. The new hotel features 118 rooms is the company’s sixth hotel in the Norwegian capital.
Lagrange, specialists in self-catering holidays to France, have launched their summer programme for 2010. France Lagrange 2010 features self-catering accommodation across France’s coasts, countryside and mountains. Highlights include brand new holiday homes in the Vendée and Prestige apartments on the Côte d’Azur, as well as a collection of villas with private pools that were acquired towards the end of summer 2009.
The gates of Glenmere, the 1911 home of the Goelet family nestled in the rolling hills of the lower Hudson Valley, are open once again as a new premier luxury hotel.
The 134-suite Oklahoma City hotel is owned by Pat and John C. Lopez, of Suenos Hospitality of Oklahoma City and operated by HP Hotels. As of January 1, 2010, there are 19 Cambria Suites hotels open and nearly 30 under development nationwide.
Aston International has opened the Grand Aston City Hall Hotel & Serviced Residences Medan.
Starwood’s The Luxury Collection brand has signed two new deals to open its first hotels in China. The Astor Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is scheduled to open as a Luxury Collection Hotel in May 2010 after a $22 million renovation, and The Malus Sanya, a Luxury Collection Resort, a new-build resort set to open in late 2012.