Worldhotels is announcing three unique additions to its portfolio: Lux11 and The Weinmeister, both located in Berlin Mitte, and the Designhotel Elephant in Prague. All three belong to the prestigious Chambers Group and are truly prominent for their superb locations, distinctive architecture and compelling interior design attracting an eclectic audience of guests and locals.
The Olympic host city of London served as host to Worldhotels’ 2012 annual conference, which rang in a new year for a record number of nearly 400 independent hoteliers, staff and hotel specialists from all over the world. The conference was themed ‘Stronger, Faster, Higher’ and held at the Royal Garden Hotel, which provided its conference and meeting space as well as 350 of its rooms exclusively for the event.
Thailand - HotelTravel.com, a leading global online travel information and hotel reservations website, and Worldhotels have signed a distribution agreement that will add up to 450 independent hotels to HotelTravel.com’s growing hotel portfolio via Trust International’s Trust|IDS connect interface.
Fast-growing Worldhotels, which has already added over 50 new properties to its portfolio this year, has received a further upgrade with a number of affiliate hotels undergoing significant renovations work.
Other new South American affiliate Hotels in Key Business and Leisure Travel Cities are scheduled by Year-End.
Worldhotels, the exclusive global collection of independent hotels, is launching its new branded hotel concept in Asia with the signing of the Worldhotel Grand Juna Wuxi in China.
Worldhotels announces strategic partnership in China to develop 75 Worldhotel Branded Hotels by 2021.
Worldhotels has appointed Paulo Salvador as its new vice president of global marketing & sales and vice president for EMEA hotels. Salvador is Brazilian with extensive international experience in hospitality marketing and sales, having spent eleven years with the French company Accor Hotels, first as head of marketing & ales for Latin America region and then as global senior vice president for e-commerce, loyalty and travel alliances.
Worldhotels has announced a strategic partnership with Antoitalia Hospitality, an Italian real estate advisory and hotel management firm specialising in the hospitality industry.
Worldhotels has continued its ambitious expansion plans by signing an agreement with Spain’s Husa Hotels for 12 additional properties to become Worldhotels affiliates.Founded in 1930 and based in Barcelona, family-run Husa Hotels has grown into one of Spain’s largest chains, with more than 120 properties throughout the country.
The Longemont hotel in Shanghai has joined Worldhotels. The five-star, 53-storey property originally opened in 1995 as The Regent Shanghai. Now as an independent hotel, the 511-room Longemont has become a member of Worldhotels’ Deluxe Collection.