CapitaLand has written a new world record as it embarks on the complex crowning process for Raffles City Chongqing, the new 1.12 million-square-metre urban district located on Chongqing’s famed Chaotianmen riverfront.
Raffles Hotel Singapore has announced the appointment of Chadi Chemaly as its executive assistant manager, rooms. He will start in February.
AccorHotels has signed a management agreement with leading Dubai-based master developer Nakheel for the expansion of AccorHotels’ globally-renowned luxury brand, Raffles Hotels & Resorts.
Early 2018, Raffles Europejski Warsaw will open its doors to begin a new chapter in an extraordinary history which spans 160 years.
Raffles Hotels & Resorts has signed a partnership with the Hinduja Group and Obrascon Huarte Lain Desarrollos to transform the iconic Old War Office building in Whitehall into the most unique hotel and deluxe residences in London.
Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris has appointed Stephanie Clarke as its new director of sales and marketing. Clarke brings years of experience in top luxury hotels to her new position in the Parisian palace.
Raffles Hotel Singapore has announced that it will embark on a careful and sensitive restoration programme. The refurbishment of this acclaimed heritage hotel, owned by Katara Hospitality, will be conducted over three phases to ensure every detail of the programme is approached with careful consideration.
Following the approval of shareholders at the general shareholders meeting today, AccorHotels Group has completed the acquisition of FRHI Hotels & Resorts. The deal sees three prestigious luxury hotel brands - Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel – move into the AccorHotels stable.
Raffles Hotels & Resorts president Peter French has announced the appointment of Christian Hirt as general manager of Raffles Istanbul. Hirt’s career began in his native Germany and he has since gained experience in North America, Europe and Australia.
AccorHotels has signed an agreement for the acquisition of FRHI Holdings, parent of the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brand. “This is an outstanding opportunity to add three prestigious brands – Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel – to our portfolio, and a great step forward for AccorHotels,” said Sébastien Bazin, chairman, AccorHotels.
FRHI Hotels & Resorts has announced at Arabian Travel Market that its global portfolio of branded residential projects will triple by 2018 as part of an ongoing expansion strategy. Currently operating 16 residential projects across its worldwide portfolio, FRHI has an additional 35 residential projects in varying stages of development across its three brands, including locations in Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, China, and Turkey.
FRHI Hotels & Resorts has begun the development of two new hotel projects in Egypt while also releasing new details of its previously announced tri-brand hotel development in Sharm El Sheikh. FRHI signed agreements with Citystars Properties, a leader in the development of high quality mixed-use real estate in Egypt, to brand and operate all five projects. Upon completion, the new hotels will more than double the luxury hotel company’s footprint in Egypt.