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Conrad Beijing welcomes first guests

Conrad Beijing welcomes first guests

6 March 2013 Hotel News

Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of Conrad Beijing, its flagship property in China’s capital city, which is set to be the hotel of choice for global travellers who appreciate worldly style, sophistication, and a destination where they can truly enjoy the luxury of being themselves.

Westin Hotels to open 200th hotel in 2013

Westin Hotels to open 200th hotel in 2013

5 March 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced that its Westin brand expects to open its 200th hotel in 2013, driven by robust international demand and the phenomenal success of the brand’s distinct wellbeing positioning. Westin will open 11 new hotels this year, the vast majority outside the United States in fast-growing markets including China, India, Singapore and Panama.

IHIF: Waldorf Astoria Berlin celebrates opening

IHIF: Waldorf Astoria Berlin celebrates opening

4 March 2013 Hotel News

Some 800 high-profile guests from the world of showbiz, society, business and media have attended the exclusive grand opening of Waldorf Astoria Berlin. Famous German performers including Elisa Schmidt, Claudia Lahmann & Orchestra, Malvin Louis & Band and DJ Chan entertained guests at the glamourous event which also featured breathtaking performances by aerial dancers who illuminated the new landmark hotel.

Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Sheremetyevo Airport Hotel, Moscow

Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Sheremetyevo Airport Hotel, Moscow

3 March 2013 Press Release Hotel News

The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces the Radisson Blu Sheremetyevo Airport Hotel, Moscow. The First Class property featuring 379 rooms is scheduled to open in Q2 2014. It is Rezidor’s second hotel at Sheremetyevo – the group already successfully operates a mid market Park Inn by Radisson hotel at the airport.

Westin opens in Chennai, India

Westin opens in Chennai, India

2 March 2013 Hotel News

The Westin Chennai Velachery has opened its doors in the fast growing business district of Chennai in the Southern part of India. The hotel is the sixth Westin hotel in India and the first out of seven new Westin hotels expected to open in 2013 across Asia Pacific.

Vivanta by Taj to open in Gurgaon

Vivanta by Taj to open in Gurgaon

1 March 2013 Hotel News

Vivanta by Taj will see its rapidly-growing portfolio increase further with the opening of the Vivanta by Taj – Gurgaon, March 7th 2013. The hotel is strategically located in one of India’s largest business hubs, Gurgaon, the booming industrial and financial centre of the Haryana state, just 30 kilometres south of New Delhi.

Rotana expands into Turkey

Rotana expands into Turkey

28 February 2013 Hotel News

Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East & Africa, is increasing its portfolio by a total of 410 rooms with its first foray into Istanbul, Turkey. Rotana will manage the two Arjaan by Rotana properties; the Tango Arjaan by Rotana and Burgu Arjaan by Rotana for the Turkish group Dap-Yap.

Swissôtel Goa, India opens

Swissôtel Goa, India opens

28 February 2013 Press Release Hotel News

With the opening of a resort hotel in the popular Indian coastal state of Goa, Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts will complement its global portfolio with an additional deluxe hotel. First guests are anticipated to be welcomed in the first quarter 2013.

IHG expands presence in Brazil

IHG expands presence in Brazil

27 February 2013 Press Release Hotel News

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, today announced the signing of the Holiday Inn Express® Marília. The new-build, 102-room Holiday Inn Express® hotel will be among the first internationally branded properties in the city of Marília, and is slated to open toward the end of 2014.

Mövenpick Hotels celebrates anniversary with new signings

Mövenpick Hotels celebrates anniversary with new signings

26 February 2013 Hotel News

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has embarked on a journey to celebrate its 40th anniversary this year with the signing of two new hotels in China and Thailand. The upscale hotel company of Swiss heritage is to open a new beach resort in Hua Hin, Thailand, and a 250-rooom hotel in Enshi City, China.