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Breaking Travel News interview: Gerald Chevasson, general manager, W Muscat

Breaking Travel News interview: Gerald Chevasson, general manager, W Muscat

27 November 2019 Videos

Having opened in the summer, W Muscat has added a fresh new dynamic to the hospitality scene in Oman. Here Breaking Travel News chats with Gerald Chevasson, general manager of the hotel, about what is on offer at the property, recognition by the World Travel Awards and the future of tourism in the Middle East.

W London – Leicester Square unveils stylish new make-over

W London – Leicester Square unveils stylish new make-over

13 June 2019 Hotel News

W London – Leicester Square has unveiled a multi-million-pound transformation of all 192 guest rooms and suites. At the same time, the hotel has partnered with artist, Jack Irving, to create a one-of-a-kind ‘techorative pillow’, along with a range of immersive in-room experiences.

Mok appointed sales director at W Kuala Lumpur

Mok appointed sales director at W Kuala Lumpur

14 August 2018 Hotel News

Nikie Mok has been appointed director of sales and marketing at W Kuala Lumpur. A proven leader with a passion for mentoring and nurturing future talents, she prides herself on inspiring and influencing people by initiating positive relationships.

W Bellevue welcomes first guests in United States

W Bellevue welcomes first guests in United States

14 August 2017 Hotel News

W Hotels Worldwide has announced the opening of W Bellevue, marking a new era of design for W Hotels in North America. Playing off Bellevue’s tech-forward neighbours and centuries-old traditions, the design of the hotel embraces the region’s juxtaposed affinity for both its natural surroundings and ground-breaking innovation.

Philp to lead upcoming W Brisbane

Philp to lead upcoming W Brisbane

17 May 2017 Hotel News

W Hotels, part of Marriott International, has announced the appointment of Haldon Philp as general manager of the highly anticipated W Brisbane. Slated to open in early 2018, W Brisbane marks the re-entry of W Hotels into Australia, bringing a new interpretation of modern luxury to the city.

W Hotels unveil first W Sound Suite in North America

W Hotels unveil first W Sound Suite in North America

22 April 2017 Hotel News

Marriott’s W Hotels Worldwide have unveiled the first W Sound Suite to launch in North America at W Seattle. The private music studio, writer’s room and lounge offers a retreat for musicians and producers to write and record tracks while on the road. Hotel guests are also able to get in on the fun by booking the studio to live out their rockstar dreams.

W Chicago Lakeshore undergoes $38m renovation

W Chicago Lakeshore undergoes $38m renovation

29 June 2014 Hotel News

Following a $38 million renovation, W Chicago – Lakeshore has transformed all 520 guestrooms and its signature Living Room experience; expanded its 14,000 square feet of meeting and event space to include three new outdoor spaces; and introduced a new signature restaurant, CURRENT, with Executive Chef Gregory Elliott at the helm.

W London partners with Clerkenwell Design Week

W London partners with Clerkenwell Design Week

22 May 2014 Press Release Hotel News Travel Events News

Pioneering what’s new and next in design, W London – Leicester Square is pleased to announce a new partnership with Clerkenwell Design Week. The luxury hotel is to become the sponsor of Platform, a new exhibition at the House of Detention that recognises some of the world’s most exciting emerging design talen

W New York Union Square completes $15 million renovation

W New York Union Square completes $15 million renovation

30 May 2013 Press Release Hotel News

W New York - Union Square has unveiled the completion of a multi-layered renovation project that merges traditional and contemporary styles. The transformation is part of the W brand’s ongoing, $100 million commitment to the renovation of more than 11 of its properties across North America, and includes a full re-design of the hotel’s 270 guestrooms and top suites, W Living Room, Todd English’s iconic Olives New York and destination bar Lilium by Gerber Group (previously Underbar).