InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s largest hotel companies today announced the signing of two further hotels in London with the Hotel Indigo® London - Barbican and Holiday Inn® - Watford Junction. As a result, over the last nine months IHG signed all six of its current European brands into its Greater London pipeline, further reinforcing IHG’s presence in the UK’s capital.
Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort officially welcomes its first guests today. This brand-new value and moderately-priced property is the fourth on-site hotel at Universal Orlando Resort and evokes the classic, retro-feel of iconic beach resorts from the 1950s and 60’s.
Wanda Hotels & Resorts proudly announced the grand opening of the Wanda Reign Wuhan on 29 March 2014. As Wanda Hotels & Resorts’ premier luxury hotel brand, the Wanda Reign Wuhan is the first Wanda Reign hotel ever to open, which marks the successful launch of all 3 of Wanda Hotels & Resorts’ luxury hotel brands.
Hilton Worldwide today signed a multi-unit management agreement with SKS Group to manage two hotels, located in Perth and Fremantle, Western Australia. The hotels will be branded DoubleTree by Hilton and will join Hilton Worldwide’s existing portfolio of 20 hotels in Australasia.
Leading innovation-led hotelier BLOC has today opened its first airport hotel, situated in the heart of London Gatwick’s South Terminal, right next to the main departures security area.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts today announced that its global powerhouse Sheraton Hotels has returned to the Dominican Republic with the opening of Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel. Formerly known as Melia Santo Domingo, the newly renovated hotel offers 255 luxurious rooms and suites with breathtaking ocean views.
As the first Hyatt Place hotel in China prepares to open in May, Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced several new Hyatt Place and Hyatt House projects that will introduce these two Hyatt brands to China. The Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands are rooted in extensive consumer research, which indicates that guests blend their personal and professional lives while travelling and want a hotel that accommodates this lifestyle.
Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, has entered into a franchise agreement with Dominvs Hospitality to open the Mercure Sheffield Parkway hotel. Formerly the Aston Sheffield hotel, the 78-room hotel is located in the heart of the Sheffield Business.
Marriott International’s respected Courtyard by Marriott brand is opening its second new-look hotel in Cologne, Germany, on 31 March 2014, taking the brand to 45 hotels throughout Europe. Delivering a whole new hotel experience for business travellers,
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced that its trailblasing, eco-wise Element brand is picking up momentum in Florida with plans for an Orlando debut. Built green from the ground up, Element Orlando North is scheduled to open in July 2015 as part of the redevelopment of Orlando Fashion Square on Colonial Drive.
Millennium & Copthorne Middle East and Africa has announced that it will open 20 new hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is part of a wider plan to operate 50 properties throughout the region by 2017. The hotel group will open hotels in Riyadh, Jeddah, Medina and Makkah, as well as important second tier cities such as Hayel, Jizan, Tabouk and Baha.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of the Hilton Foshan in China’s southern province of Guangdong. Strategically situated in Chancheng District of Foshan, the 27-story hotel features 600 contemporary guestrooms and suites. Hilton Foshan is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Country Garden Real Estate Development.