Marriott Announces Two New Luxury Hotels in Beijing’s Prestigious China National Convention Center Phase II

(IN SHORT) Marriott International has entered into an agreement with Beijing North Star Company Limited to introduce two exceptional hotels to China National Convention Center Phase II. Set to open in 2026, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, North will provide 282 elegantly appointed guestrooms, six dining venues, recreational facilities, and extensive conference spaces. Meanwhile, the Beijing Marriott… Read the full press release

Stuart De San Nicolas Appointed Cluster General Manager for Three Luxury Resorts in the Maldives

(IN SHORT) Stuart De San Nicolas has taken on the role of Cluster General Manager for Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, Avani+ Fares Resort, and NH Collection Maldives Havodda, effective December 23, 2023. With over 30 years of international hospitality experience spanning various continents, Stuart’s expertise will be instrumental in leading these luxury resorts. Stuart’s extensive… Read the full press release

Niyama Private Islands Maldives Unveils Revamped Nest Restaurant with Jungle Dining Experience

(IN SHORT) Niyama Private Islands Maldives has reopened its renowned Asian restaurant, Nest, offering an enchanting jungle dining experience with a fresh infusion of bold flavors. Nest is situated at the heart of the island, surrounded by lush indigenous flora, creating an immersive and surreal atmosphere. Guests access the restaurant via a meandering boardwalk through… Read the full press release

Chef Quentin Welch Takes the Helm as Executive Chef at Bourbon Steak DC

MINA Group veteran to helm the kitchen at renowned Georgetown steakhouse (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, in collaboration with MINA Group, has appointed Chef Quentin Welch as the new Executive Chef of Bourbon Steak DC, the flagship location of Chef Michael Mina’s renowned American steakhouse. Chef Welch, an Ohio native with extensive culinary… Read the full press release

Marin Leuthard Appointed Executive Chef at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

(IN SHORT) Swiss-born Marin Leuthard has taken on the role of Executive Chef at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, bringing with him a wealth of culinary experience acquired from his extensive career in the culinary world. Inspired by his grandmother’s culinary talents, Leuthard embarked on his culinary journey at a local dining venue at… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel’s Marco Calenzo Named Gambero Rosso’s Chef of the Year

The Italian accolade comes to the shores of The Surf Club in the Miami Beaches (IN SHORT) Marco Calenzo, Executive Chef of Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, has been awarded the prestigious title of Chef of the Year by renowned Italian food and wine publication Gambero Rosso. Since his arrival in the summer… Read the full press release

ALL’s Social Media Competition Offers NBA Fans Last-Chance Tickets to NBA Paris Game 2024

ALL’s new social media competition gives basketball fans the opportunity to win last-chance tickets to the NBA Paris Game 2024, a night at the Novotel Paris Centre Bercy in a brand-new room, and NBA insider experiences with beIN SPORTS. (IN SHORT) Accor Live Limitless (ALL), the booking platform and loyalty program by Accor, is launching… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Launches ‘Upgrade Your Horizon’ Promotion with Suite Upgrades and Reduced Deposits

FREE 2-Category Suite Upgrade and Reduced Deposits Across Voyages from January 2024 Through to June 2026 Plus, Savings of up to 20% on 30 Specially Selected Itineraries (IN SHORT) Regent Seven Seas Cruises has introduced its “Upgrade Your Horizon” promotion, offering guests a free 2-category suite upgrade up to a Penthouse Suite (Category A) on… Read the full press release