TFE Hotels Expands A by Adina Brand Overseas with Opening in Vienna

(IN SHORT) TFE Hotels announces the international expansion of its premium brand, A by Adina, with the opening of A by Adina Vienna Danube in Austria in 2025. The move marks the brand’s first venture outside Australia and is part of TFE’s strategic growth plan. The flagship hotel, situated within Austria’s tallest residential tower, will… Read the full press release

Hyatt Centric San Juan Isla Verde: A Vibrant Addition to Puerto Rico’s Hospitality Landscape

The former Verdanza Hotel to join the Hyatt portfolio in 2025, marking the introduction of the Hyatt Centric brand in Puerto Rico (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in collaboration with Interlink and Vivo Beach Club, is set to introduce the first Hyatt Centric branded hotel in Puerto Rico, located in the bustling Isla Verde neighborhood…. Read the full press release

IHG Partners with Kajima Corporation to Open ANA Holiday Inn Resort Karuizawa

ANA Holiday Inn Resort Karuizawa will be the tenth hotel under the Holiday Inn brand family in Japan The project is IHG’s first agreement with Kajima in Japan and is the first step in a broader strategic partnership The new hotel will offer a full range of activities and amenities for families (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts… Read the full press release

IHG Unveils Summer Soiree: A Seasonal Celebration Across Luxury and Lifestyle Hotels

Summer programming will come to life through seasonal menus, music, decor and bespoke guest experiences across IHG properties in the Americas (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts introduces “Summer Soiree,” a vibrant seasonal series spanning its luxury and lifestyle properties in the Americas from June 1 to September 2. Designed to capture the essence of… Read the full press release

Hyatt Regency Harare The Meikles: A New Era of Luxury Hospitality Unfolds in Zimbabwe

Following extensive renovation, the five-star hotel opens in Zimbabwe in an iconic 109-year-old property located in the charming city center of Harare (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation celebrates the grand opening of its first Hyatt-branded hotel in Zimbabwe, the Hyatt Regency Harare The Meikles, marking a significant milestone in the country’s hospitality industry. Located in… Read the full press release

Cape Grace Unveils Stunning Transformation: Embracing South African Heritage and Luxury

Cape Town’s legendary V&A Waterfront property captures the spirit of South Africa through elegant design and authentic cuisine as it reopens its doors, unveiling a new era of hospitality (IN SHORT) After undergoing nine months of renovations, Cape Grace, A Fairmont Managed Hotel, reopens its doors with a spectacular design transformation inspired by South Africa’s… Read the full press release

IHG Unveils Hotel Indigo and Vignette Collection Brands in Vietnam, Expanding Luxury & Lifestyle Offerings

Hotel Indigo and Vignette Collection will launch in market this year as IHG’s growth continues A country portfolio of eight IHG brands increases choice for domestic and international guests (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts is set to introduce two of its esteemed Luxury & Lifestyle brands, Hotel Indigo and Vignette Collection, to Vietnam this… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Appoints Lokesh Kumar as Vice President of Development for Middle East Expansion

(IN SHORT) Minor Hotels, a prominent hotel owner and operator with a global portfolio, has named Lokesh Kumar as Vice President of Development for the Middle East. With over 23 years of strategic leadership experience, Lokesh brings a wealth of expertise in managing owner relationships and executing public-private partnerships to drive revenue and optimize costs…. Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Opens Everhome Suites in Nampa, Idaho, Unveiling Expansion Plans

Everhome Suites Continues to Grow with its Third Opening and Over 60 Hotels in the Pipeline (IN SHORT) Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has inaugurated the Everhome Suites in Nampa, Idaho, marking the brand’s third opening, with projections for more than 10 additional hotels within the next year. The Nampa property, boasting the brand’s… Read the full press release

Accor’s Handwritten Collection Makes U.S. Debut with Hotel Stratford San Francisco

HOTEL STRATFORD SAN FRANCISCO – HANDWRITTEN COLLECTION WILL OPEN ITS DOORS TO GUESTS THIS SUMMER (IN SHORT) San Francisco welcomes the inaugural U.S. location of Accor’s Handwritten Collection brand with Hotel Stratford, owned and operated by Frame Ventures. Situated in the vibrant Union Square, the European-style boutique hotel offers 94 elegantly refurbished rooms and introduces… Read the full press release

Hyatt Expands Presence in Saudi Arabia with Two New Hotels in Madinah Knowledge Economic City

Two Hyatt-branded hotels set to debut in Madinah as Hyatt House Madinah KEC and Hyatt Centric Madinah KEC (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the signing of management agreements with Knowledge Economic City (KEC) for two new Hyatt-branded hotels in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. The properties, Hyatt House Madinah KEC and Hyatt Centric Madinah KEC,… Read the full press release

Hyatt Introduces Yada Xishan Hotel Yixing: A Serene Retreat in the Heart of Jiangnan

Blending natural beauty with contemporary Chinese aesthetics, the spiritual hideaway invites guests to enjoy elevated experiences. (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation has unveiled the Yada Xishan Hotel Yixing, its first Hyatt-branded property in Yixing and the latest addition to The Unbound Collection by Hyatt portfolio. Situated in the picturesque Yangxian Ecotourism Resort, this 102-room sanctuary… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Expands Footprint in India with Ambitious Growth Plans

Hospitality group eyes 50 properties in 10 years as it opens Bengaluru office and counts down to Anantara debut (IN SHORT) Minor Hotels, a prominent global hotel owner and operator, is ramping up its presence in the Indian hospitality market, aiming to open 50 new properties within the next decade. Focusing on upper-upscale and luxury… Read the full press release

Luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Osaka Opens Reservations Ahead of Grand Debut

Highlighted by the region’s first contemporary ryokan experience, the all-new Four Seasons is an expression of modernity in one of Japan’s most storied cities (IN SHORT) The highly anticipated Four Seasons Hotel Osaka is now accepting reservations for its grand opening scheduled for this summer. Situated in the vibrant Dojima district, the hotel promises a… Read the full press release

Radisson Collection Unveils Iconic Hotel in Parisian Landmark

(IN SHORT) Radisson Hotel Group partners with Redevco to introduce the Radisson Collection brand to Paris with the upcoming opening of a landmark hotel in the BPM development near the Louvre Museum and Le Marais. Scheduled to welcome guests in early 2027, the hotel will offer 57 rooms spread across the fifth to eighth floors… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group Expands Presence in Morocco with Radisson Hotel Casablanca Gauthier La Citadelle Opening

(IN SHORT) Radisson Hotel Casablanca Gauthier La Citadelle, the first upscale Radisson-branded hotel in Morocco, welcomes guests to the vibrant Gauthier district in Casablanca. Boasting 133 spacious rooms and suites, the hotel offers a harmonious blend of comfort and convenience, complemented by exquisite dining experiences at Braise Restaurant and Bliss rooftop bar. With state-of-the-art meeting… Read the full press release

Dusit International Unveils Expansion Plans and Sustainability Initiative at Arabian Travel Market 2024

Hot on the heels of opening 10 hotels last year, including its first properties in Greece, Japan, and Nepal, Dusit is on course to open even more properties this year – including the highly anticipated return of its legendary flagship Dusit Thani Bangkok and its debut in Saudi Arabia with Dusit Princess Al Majma’ah, Riyadh. (IN SHORT) Dusit… Read the full press release

Hyatt Centric Ballygunge Kolkata: A Gateway to Cultural Exploration

A second Hyatt hotel debuts in the City of Joy, Ballygunge Kolkata, marking the seventh Hyatt Centric in India (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation celebrates the grand opening of Hyatt Centric Ballygunge Kolkata, in partnership with Mukti Projects Limited, marking the brand’s debut in the vibrant City of Joy. With 93 contemporary rooms and suites,… Read the full press release

World of Hyatt Expands Luxury Portfolio with 700+ Mr & Mrs Smith Hotels

A global collection of carefully curated hotels provides members with authentic local experiences for earning and redeeming valuable World of Hyatt points (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation unveils the integration of more than 700 boutique and luxury hotels and villas from Mr & Mrs Smith into its World of Hyatt loyalty program, providing members with… Read the full press release

Marriott International Announces New Ritz-Carlton Reserve in NEOM’s Trojena, Saudi Arabia

(IN SHORT) Marriott International, Inc. has revealed plans for its second Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Saudi Arabia through a partnership with NEOM. Set to debut in Trojena, a picturesque mountain retreat in the northwest, the resort promises an exclusive luxury experience tailored for discerning travelers. With 60 opulent villas and a host of amenities including a… Read the full press release

Unveiling the Travel Preferences of Gen Zs and Millennials in Asia Pacific

Regional survey by Marriott Bonvoy uncovers key traits of travel-oriented, value-driven Gen-Zs and Millennials (IN SHORT) Marriott Bonvoy conducted a survey among Gen Zs and Millennials in Asia Pacific (APEC), revealing that a majority of them prefer belonging to a single loyalty travel program. Identified as “Savvy Explorers,” they prioritize maximizing travel value and unique… Read the full press release

Six Senses Kyoto: A Fusion of Tradition, Luxury, and Sustainability

(IN SHORT) Six Senses Kyoto unveils its doors, marking the brand’s debut in Japan and a significant addition to its expanding urban collection. Positioned amidst Kyoto’s iconic heritage sites, the hotel blends modern luxury with traditional Japanese aesthetics, offering guests an immersive experience in the heart of the ancient capital. Drawing inspiration from Kyoto’s golden… Read the full press release

IHG Luxury Portfolio Dominates Prestigious Travel Awards

Nine top titles awarded to IHG properties – A total of four Six Senses and two Regent hotels are featured in Condé Nast Traveler Hot List, Travel + Leisure’s It List and AFAR’s Best New Hotels. (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts celebrates a remarkable achievement as nine of its properties, including four Six Senses… Read the full press release

Amadeus Appoints Mark Cullen as Chief Commercial Officer of Cytric, Pioneering Innovation in Corporate Travel

(IN SHORT) Amadeus welcomes Mark Cullen as the Chief Commercial Officer of Cytric, its end-to-end corporate travel and expense solution. Mark, based in Boston, United States, will lead all commercial activities, focusing on expanding Cytric Solutions globally. The appointment highlights Amadeus’ commitment to the corporate travel sector, particularly in collaboration with Microsoft to integrate the… Read the full press release

Marriott Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plans in Europe through Conversion Projects

Growth plans across the continent reflect the confidence owners continue have in the company (IN SHORT) Marriott International, Inc. announces ambitious growth plans at the International Hospitality Investment Forum in Berlin, aiming to add nearly 100 properties and over 12,000 rooms to its European portfolio through conversion and adaptive reuse projects by the end of… Read the full press release

IHG Partners with Felix Capital to Bring Holiday Inn & Suites to Sunshine Coast

(IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts announces a strategic partnership with Felix Capital to introduce the Holiday Inn & Suites brand to the Sunshine Coast with the opening of Holiday Inn & Suites Caloundra Sunshine Coast in early 2028. Located in the heart of Caloundra overlooking pristine beaches, this 160-room hotel, including 33 suites, will… Read the full press release

IHG and NOVUM Hospitality Forge Strategic Partnership, Doubling Presence in Germany

(IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts, in collaboration with NOVUM Hospitality, announces a landmark agreement poised to double IHG’s footprint in Germany, a pivotal market for hospitality. This partnership, spanning 30 years with the option for renewal, will see up to 108 NOVUM Hospitality hotels, along with 11 under development, integrated into IHG’s system by… Read the full press release

IHG Expands Garner Brand Across EMEAA, Eyes 500 Hotels in 10 Years

Brand now available in more key international markets (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts is rapidly expanding its midscale conversion brand, Garner hotels, across the Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa (EMEAA) region, signaling a significant stride towards its goal of achieving more than 500 hotels in the next decade. Following strategic agreements and successful… Read the full press release

Accor Spearheads Hospitality Innovation and Sustainability with Diverse Brand Portfolio

LED BY ITS 45+ DIVERSE AND ICONIC HOSPITALITY BRANDS ACCOR SEEKS TO DRIVE THE INDUSTRY FORWARD WITH AN OPEN MIND FOR INFINITE POSSIBILITIES AND A HEART-CENTRED APPROACH TO DOING WHAT IS BEST FOR PEOPLE AND THE PLANET (IN SHORT) Accor, a leading hospitality group, is poised to revolutionize the industry with its diverse portfolio of… Read the full press release

Caption by Hyatt Expands Globally with New Hotels Planned in U.S. and Asia Pacific

Caption by Hyatt Experiencing Momentum Globally with Hotels Planned in the U.S. and Asia Pacific (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation celebrates the groundbreaking of Caption by Hyatt Chattanooga in Tennessee, marking the brand’s continued expansion and innovation in the hospitality sector. Developed by 3H Group Inc., the hotel combines upscale design with the convenience of… Read the full press release