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Solis Hotels Will Open Its First Hotel in Doha

The legendary hotelier Horst Schulze with his Solis Hotels brand is ready to start an expansion in the Middle East. The first property in the region will be a hotel in Doha... Read further

IHG Plans to Create New Hotel Brand Exclusively for China

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Group has revealed its plans concerning the launch of a chain of hotels in China under the hotelier’s new brand. This brand will be referred to an upscale class and will... Read further

Hyatt Wants to Acquire Grand Canal Square Hotel in Dublin

Hyatt Hotels Corp. has stated “serious interest” concerning the purchase of one of the oldest hotels in Dublin – 169-year-old Grand Canal Square Hotel. This property is on market for already two years... Read further

Hyatt Will Open 9 New Hotels in India

Hyatt Hotels Corp. has concluded an agreement concerning the managing of 9 newly built hotels in India. The accommodations will be located in different parts of the country... Read further

Chatwal Plans to Have 50 Hotels in India Until 2016

Indian hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal has revealed his plans concerning the increasing of his company’s portfolio of hotels in India to 50 by 2016. Chatwal Hotels & Resorts owns the Dream and Night brand... Read further

Hotels in Dublin Feature a Tremendous Growth in February

According to the data provided by TRI Hospitality Consulting, February was overwhelmingly successful for hotels in Dublin. They managed to cope with the difficulties of the economy of Ireland... Read further

China Hoteliers teaming to Acquire Their Rival

Three largest domestic owners of hotels in China have decided to make a partnership targeted on buying their rival – Shanghai Motel Management Co. The companies plan to team up a private entity... Read further

Hotels in London Still Cannot Agree on the Price of Rooms for Olympics

Hotels in London have started official protests concerning the inflated prices on their rooms during Olympics 2012 that will take place in the capital of England. According to the report published by Telegraph, hoteliers... Read further

Sol Melia Will Open an Upscale Hotel in Indonesia

In 2013 Sol Melia will open its fifth hotel in Indonesia. This is going to be a 5-star Melia Adhiwangsa Surabaya. As it can be seen from the title, this is going to be a hotel in Surabaya, the second... Read further

Marriott Will Open Hotels in Abu Dhabi Under Its Flagship Brand

Marriott International, one of the most famous hoteliers globally, has just signed a contract concerning the opening of two new hotels in Abu Dhabi. Marriott will act as a managing company while... Read further

Mövenpick Wants to Open a Hotel in Himalayas

Mövenpick wants to open a hotel in Northern India. At the moment the future 124-key Mövenpick Dharamshala Resort & Spa is at the stage of design. The accommodation is scheduled... Read further

Shangri-La hotel in Tokyo Suspends its Activities

Shangri-La hotel in Tokyo has announced the suspension of its activities after the disastrous earthquake and tsunami in Japan in March the 11th. In the official announcement it’s said the activities... Read further

Radisson Edwardian Opens Newly Built Hotel in England

Radisson Edwardian, one of the most famous and powerful privately owned hoteliers of the UK, continues strengthening its positions in England. The company has announced the opening... Read further

Hotels in Asia Show an Increase of 7% in Visitation

According to the data presented by Pacific Asia Travel Association, in January 2011 Asia was visited by up to 7% more travellers. This increase helped to set up new records in many... Read further

Starwood Sees Its Development in Collaboration with Independent Hotels in Europe

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide plans to start expansion in Europe. The company sees its main force in collaborating with independent, often family-owned... Read further

Switzerland-based Management Group to Open 5 Hotels

Lifestyle Hospitality &Entertainment Management AG is a new company on European hotelier market. Founded just 2 years ago, this Swiss company currently has only one hotel... Read further

Maikhao Dream Villa Resort Opens an Upscale Hotel in Phuket

In less than a week Maikhao Dream Hotels & Resorts will open an ultra-luxury hotel in Phuket. The beachfront property will be named Maikhao Dream Villa Resort & Spa and will open its doors... Read further

Hotels in Dubai Feature Improved Occupancy, but Kempinski Still Delays Its Project

Kempinski Hotels has announced the delay in building of a hotel in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, for at least two years. The hotel, which is now only at the stage of shell building, will be left unfinished... Read further

Accor Opens 2 Resorts in Thailand Under the MGallery Collection Brand

Accor will now manage two additional hotels in Thailand, both under the MGallery Collection brand. These will be Verdana Resort & Spa Hua Hin-Cha Am and... Read further

Edition Branded Hotel in Istanbul Will be Opened in April

Marriott International will open new hotel in Istanbul under its new brand Edition created in collaboration with Ian Schrager. The hotel in the capital of Turkey will become the first property by this... Read further

Hotels in London Raise Their Rates up to 5 Times for Olympics

In less than 500 days London will host 2012 Summer Olympics. The popularity of this event is hard to overestimate and so hotels in London expect thousands of visitors, and greet them with... Read further

Wyndham Debuts in the Middle East with Its Grand Brand

Wyndham Hotel Group opens a hotel in Doha under the Grand brand. This is going to be the first property by this brand in the Middle East. The 246-key Wyndham Grand Regency Doha is located in a posh... Read further

Check-Inn Hotel Opens Its First Hotel in India

Check-Inn Hotel, a company specializing on select-service accommodations, opens its first hotel in New Delhi, the capital of India. The 43-key property is located in the central business part... Read further

Windham Will Open Its First Hotel Hollywood in Qatar

Wyndham will open the first hotel in Doha under the Planet Hollywood brand. The accommodation in the capital of Qatar will be launched under a franchise agreement with the owner... Read further

Best Western Added 6 Hotels in the UK to Its Portfolio

Business seems to go good for Best Western. The company has managed to add 6 hotels in the UK to its portfolio within just 3 months. This expands the total number of guestrooms in the country... Read further

Fairmont Will Open a 56-story Hotel in Nanjing

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of a hotel in Nanjing, China, in 2012. The location of Fairmont Nanjing is very advantageous – the property will be organized in a luxurious 56-story... Read further

Hyatt Launches Its Place Brand in Europe

Hyatt’s select-service brand Hyatt Place is to debut in Europe with a property in the Netherlands. According to the recent news Hyatt Hotels Corp. will open Hyatt Place hotel in... Read further

Hacienda La Boticaria Will be Turned into the First Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Spain

Hilton Worldwide has revealed the news concerning the opening of the first Waldorf Astoria hotel in Spain. The luxurious accommodation will be organized on the basis of the existing... Read further

Hoteliers Around the World are Very Optimistic About Recovery

Hospitality consultancy Horwath HTL has revealed the results of its recent survey that covered hotel operators from different countries. According to this study hoteliers are finally optimistic about... Read further

Starwood Wants to Open 50 Hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is a famous hotelier, so it can make truly ambitious targets like opening 50 new hotels within next 3-5 years. All properties are planned for launching in Europe... Read further

Best Western Plans to Expand Its Portfolio of Hotels in India by 100 Until 2017

Best Western concentrates its attention to the growing market of India and has ambitious plans concerning the expansion in this region. The company has revealed it wants to increase the number... Read further

The Owner Sells W London Leicester Square Hotel

McAleer & Rushe, the owner of W London Leicester Square hotel, have made a press release concerning the company’s plans to sell this property. The 192-key hotel in London is offered for £200 million... Read further

Special Promotion for Royal Wedding by Ritz hotel in London

The marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton is getting closer and closer, so this fact has become the reason to launch a special Monarchy & Matrimony package in... Read further

Marriott Opens New Hotels in Europe Under Autograph Collection Brand

Marriott will open 4 new hotels in Spain under Autograph collection brand. Until now this brand is not present on the territory of Europe. The properties will open already... Read further

Problems in Northern Africa May Help Hotels in Greece

According to the head of Hellenic Hotel Federation, this summer hotels in Greece may get additional 10% in tourist arrivals. The reason for that is in turmoil in... Read further

Anantara Has Opened Its first Urban Hotel in Bangkok

Anatara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is known as a hotelier specializing in luxurious properties. These days the company has launched its new hotel in Bangkok. Anantara Bangkok Sathorn features a concept of an urban... Read further

Swiss-Belhotel Will Open a Hotel-Boutique in Oman

Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a new management agreement, according to which the company will operate a hotel in Oman. This upscale property will be called... Read further

Fairmont Will Open a Hotel in Saudi Arabia in 2012

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has concluded an agreement, according to which the company will operate a brand new hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, that is scheduled for opening in... Read further

Renaissance Hotel in Dubai Changes Its Operating Company and is Reflagged as Crowne Plaza

Renaissance hotel in Dubai will soon change its managing firm in favor of IHG that will reflag it as Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira. The reopening of the hotel will be preceded by renovation works with total... Read further

Hotels in Europe Feature Growth in 2010 After 2 Years of Decline

Good news for hotels in Europe as after 2 years of crisis they managed to end 2010 with long-awaited growth. Average hotel value per room increased here by 1.5% and estimated... Read further

Hilton Will Open the First Waldorf Astoria Hotel in the UAE

Hilton has signed an agreement with Al Hamra Group concerning the opening of Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. This accommodation will become the first hotel under this luxurious brand in the UAE... Read further

Rezidor Opens Its New Hotel in Kuwait

Several days ago a new property by Rezidor opened in Kuwait City. Hotel Missoni Kuwait is the second accommodation by this brand in the world. The brand was launched in 2009 by opening a hotel... Read further

Wyndham Will Open 3 Hotels in India Under Its Days Inn Brand

Wyndham continues its expansion on one of the world’s most prospective market by signing a managing agreement for three newly built properties. This will be also the official launch of the hotelier’s... Read further

Accor Launches Guestroom Design of New Generation in Its Hotel in Bangkok

Accor creates new innovative design concept that will be presented to publics in a new property by the Novotel brand specializing in midscale accommodations. Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit will be the 370-key... Read further

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