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New appointment for W London

New appointment for W London

27 July 2014 Hotel News

W London are appointmenting Robert Wattie as the hotel’s new Beverage & Food Manager. Reporting to Conrad Patterson, Head of Ignite Operations for Ignite Group who manage the W London outlets, and Coen van Niersen, General Manager of W London – Leicester Square, Wattie will oversee W London’s vibrant W Lounge with its creative cocktail menu, renowned W Rock Tea and chilled-out W Does Brunch on Sundays.

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 Hotels Worldwide to debut W Shenyang

W Hotels Worldwide to debut W Shenyang

12 June 2014 Press Release Hotel News Spa News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide today announced an agreement with Shenyang Huaqiang Jinlang City Square Properties Co., Ltd. to debut the W Hotels brand in Shenyang, a Northeast China province. Scheduled to open in 2019, W Shenyang will be located along Qingnian Avenue, known as the city’s Golden Corridor, which comprises the central business district, central administration district and central cultural district.

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 Hotels Worldwide to make dutch debut

W Hotels Worldwide to make dutch debut

8 February 2014 Hotel News

W Hotels is set to debut in the Netherlands with the new W Amsterdam, scheduled to open in Autumn 2015. The 169-room hotel will become the seventh W Hotel in Europe joining a portfolio of 45 W Hotels around the world and more than 20 in development.

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).

W Hotels to enter Israel with W Tel Aviv

W Hotels to enter Israel with W Tel Aviv

17 April 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that it will debut the W brand in Israel in 2015 with the opening of W Tel Aviv - Jaffa and The Residences at W Tel Aviv - Jaffa. Owned by Manhattan-based RFR Holding, the hotel will be set inside a historic 19th century heritage building in the revitalised ancient port neighbourhood of Jaffa.

W New Orleans - French quarter sold for $25.5 million

W New Orleans - French quarter sold for $25.5 million

3 April 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Chesapeake Lodging Trust announced today that it has purchased the W New Orleans – French Quarter from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc for $25.5 million. The Trust has entered into a long-term management contract with Starwood to continue to operate the Hotel.

W Hotels opens latest property in Singapore

W Hotels opens latest property in Singapore

21 September 2012 Hotel News

W Hotels Worldwide has announced the opening of the first W Hotel in Singapore with the debut of W Singapore - Sentosa Cove and The Residences at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove. Owned and developed by an affiliate of City Developments, W Singapore is an urban oasis located on Sentosa, the city’s most glamorous island only minutes away from downtown Singapore.