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Sofitel Luxury Hotels Announces First Management Address in Uruguay

Sofitel Luxury Hotels Announces First Management Address in Uruguay

10 December 2009 Press Release Hotel News

The Casino Carrasco Hotel, Montevideo Sofitel Luxury Hotels is delighted to announce the acquisition of the Casino Carrasco Hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay following the signing of a management contract with Carrasco Nobile S/A. Sofitel aims to transform this historic building into the region’s most sought-after luxury address.

Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan

Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan

10 December 2009 Press Release Hotel News

The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan in Italy. The existing hotel – originally opened in 2007 as the Chedi Milan – features 250 rooms and will be rebranded in Q1 2010. “Milan is a key market for us. The city is one of the world’s fashion capitals, and we are delighted to be present in town with our chic, contemporary and design orientated core brand Radisson Blu”, says Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan is Rezidor’s second property in Italy – the company also manages the Radisson Blu es. Hotel, Rome (232 rooms).

Park Rotana Complex opens in Abu Dhabi

Park Rotana Complex opens in Abu Dhabi

10 December 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Rotana, a leading hotel management company in the Middle East and North Africa, has opened the 5-star Park Rotana Abu Dhabi hotel. The new hotel is one of the key elements of the Park Rotana Complex – a multi-use business and residential development joint venture between Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), a master developer of major tourism destinations in Abu Dahbi, and Al Mada Tourism Investment Company.

A Scandinavian Safari in Berlin; Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz

A Scandinavian Safari in Berlin; Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz

10 December 2009 Press Release Hotel News

There is a brand-new hotel coming to Berlin - The Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, which recently celebrated it’s official topping out ceremony, marking an important day in the construction of the hotel that opens in autumn 2010.  “This hotel portrays Scandinavian safari with both visual and audio design, reminding guests of the soothing Scandinavian nature, and offers inspirational surprises! Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is truly a flagship hotel”, says Frank Fiskers, President & CEO of Scandic, the leading Nordic hotel chain.

Banyan Tree Samui Launches Mid 2010

Banyan Tree Samui Launches Mid 2010

9 December 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Banyan Tree Samui will be opening mid 2010 on the south eastern coast of Koh Samui island on Lamai Bay. Each of the 87 villas will reflect traditional Thai style architecture with incredible views over the ocean from its hilltop vantage point.

Locations of first three Holiday Inn Express hotels in Saudi Arabia

Locations of first three Holiday Inn Express hotels in Saudi Arabia

8 December 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Nine more Holiday Inn Express properties to be developed over the next five years in the Kingdom InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Saudi-based investment holding company, Siraj Capital, today announced the locations of the first three Holiday Inn Express hotels to become operational in the Kingdom.

Verdanza Hotel San Juan officially opens doors today

Verdanza Hotel San Juan officially opens doors today

4 December 2009 Press Release Hotel News

The all-new Verdanza Hotel, formerly Holiday Inn San Juan, officially opened doors today as the only independent full-service hotel in San Juan. Located steps from the beach in the Isla Verde tourism district, the boutique property has 222 rooms with 20 suites, three restaurants, a pastry shop, and more than 15,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space.

New Vegas hotel to boost tourism

New Vegas hotel to boost tourism

2 December 2009 Hotel News

Las Vegas’ first luxury non-gambling, non-smoking hotel opened yesterday (December 1) in the US’ biggest private development, CityCenter. The 57-storey Vdara Hotel & Spa (pictured) will have 1,500 rooms and forms one of the key parts of the $8.5bn project.