Kimpton Virgilio: Mexico City’s Newest Boutique Hotel in Polanquito

(IN SHORT) Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants introduces its inaugural boutique hotel in Mexico City, located in the vibrant “Polanquito” area. Kimpton Virgilio, developed by ZKC, offers 48 elegantly designed rooms blending modern Mexican aesthetics with a touch of sophistication. General Manager Erick Vargas emphasizes the hotel’s commitment to providing personalized experiences, ensuring each guest feels… Read the full press release

Niccolo Chongqing Unveils Extravagant Chinese New Year Celebrations

(IN SHORT) Skyline Hotel Niccolo Chongqing is ushering in the Chinese New Year with a plethora of festive offerings, ensuring an unforgettable celebration for guests. From luxurious stay packages featuring special rates and delightful delicacies to themed afternoon teas and exclusive dining experiences, the hotel presents an array of opportunities for guests to revel in… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Celebrates 109 Member Hotels Recognized in Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards

(IN SHORT) Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, proudly acknowledges the recognition of 109 of its member hotels in the prestigious 66th annual Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards. These awards, earned through an impartial and thorough evaluation process, signify the highest standard of luxury, service, and hospitality in the industry. With… Read the full press release

Hyatt Partners with Local Giants for Hotel Expansion in China

Achieving win-win, the collaboration can expand Hyatt’s brand footprint in China and foster the strategic development of The Dragon Group and visibility for its boutique hotel brands (IN SHORT) Hangzhou Trade and Tourism Group (HTTG), Zhejiang Dragon Hotel Management Group (The Dragon Group), and Hyatt Hotels Corporation have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement to… Read the full press release

MGallery Unveils Hotel Sosei Sapporo: A Japanese Heritage Retreat

A new addition to the MGallery hotel collection (IN SHORT) Hotel Sosei Sapporo, the latest addition to Accor Group’s MGallery Collection, has opened its doors in the historic Sosei East neighborhood of Sapporo, Japan. The hotel, situated on the island of Hokkaido, offers guests an immersive experience that celebrates Japanese tradition while incorporating modern elements…. Read the full press release

Hyatt Unveils Secrets Playa Blanca Costa Mujeres Resort in Mexico

The 507-room adults-only resort, situated along a secluded strip of idyllic oceanfront coast, expands the Secrets Resorts & Spas brand presence in Mexico (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation has officially opened the Secrets Playa Blanca Costa Mujeres resort in Mexico, marking a significant addition to its leisure portfolio in the Mexican Caribbean. The adults-only, 507-room… Read the full press release

Six Senses Kyoto: A Blend of Tradition and Luxury in Japan’s Cultural Heart

(IN SHORT) Six Senses Kyoto is set to open its doors in the historic Higashiyama district, marking the brand’s debut in Japan. Located in the cultural heart of Kyoto, the hotel offers guests a unique blend of traditional Japanese culture and modern luxury. With 81 thoughtfully designed rooms and suites, the hotel provides views of… Read the full press release

Anantara Expands Its Luxury Portfolio in Oman with New Resort in Bandar Al Khairan

New Anantara Resort in Bandar Al Khairan, Muscat to launch in 2026 (IN SHORT) Minor Hotels, the international hotel owner, operator, and investor, is set to expand its Anantara brand in Oman with a new luxury resort in Bandar Al Khairan, Muscat. The 121-key property, scheduled to open in 2026, will include guest rooms, chalets, and… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Re-Enters Swedish Market with voco Stockholm Kista

The 201-room hotel is expected to open its doors in the second half of 2024. (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts, a leading global hotel company, has signed a franchise agreement with Mogotel and development partner Revelop, marking the return of IHG to the Swedish market with voco Stockholm Kista. This move aligns with IHG’s… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Makes Grand Entrance into Auckland’s Waterfront with Debut of InterContinental Auckland

(IN SHORT) InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, a part of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ luxury and lifestyle portfolio, has marked its presence in New Zealand’s largest city with the unveiling of InterContinental Auckland. Located on the waterfront at One Queen Street within the Commercial Bay lifestyle precinct, the hotel boasts 139 elegantly designed guestrooms and suites… Read the full press release

IHG Announces First Holiday Inn & Suites Property in Europe, Set to Open in Budapest

New 170-room ‘& Suites’ Holiday Inn hotel in Hungarian capital expected to open H2 2026. Collaboration with partners Chain Bridge Ventures Ltd and Mogotel Hotel Group (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts, a global hotel company, has revealed its first Holiday Inn & Suites property in Europe with the signing of “Holiday Inn & Suites… Read the full press release

Hyatt Unveils Robust Growth Plans in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East for 2024 and Beyond

AluaSoul Costa Adeje and Palace de Muro, a Destination by Hyatt property, slated to open in Spain this year, further strengthen Hyatt’s rapidly growing lifestyle brand presence in region. (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced its ambitious growth strategy for 2024 and beyond in the Europe, Africa, and Middle East (EAME) region, reflecting a record… Read the full press release

Marriott Expands Apartments by Marriott Bonvoy Brand Globally with New Developments

Just one year after announcing its intention to expand presence in premium and luxury apartment-style accommodations, Marriott has opened its first property in Puerto Rico and signed agreements in the United States, Italy, and Saudi Arabia (IN SHORT) Marriott International is expanding its Apartments by Marriott Bonvoy brand, with development agreements signed in the United… Read the full press release

IHG’s voco Brand Partners with Kleindienst Group’s ‘voco Monaco Dubai’ for an Unrivaled Entertainment Destination

(IN SHORT) The Kleindienst Group’s flagship project, ‘The Heart of Europe,’ has joined forces with IHG Hotels & Resorts to operate the ‘Côte d’Azur Monaco Hotel’ at The Heart of Europe in Dubai under the globally acclaimed voco brand, now known as ‘voco Monaco Dubai.’ Starting in Q1 2024, the French Riviera-inspired 198-room hotel will… Read the full press release

Marriott and Delonix Group Collaborate to Expand Tribute Portfolio Brand in China

Collaboration includes opportunity to affiliate over 100 full service Delonix hotels with Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio (IN SHORT) Marriott International and Delonix Group have announced a strategic cooperation agreement aimed at expanding Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio brand in mainland China. Delonix Group, a prominent hospitality company in China, currently manages ten hotel brands with over 1,400 hotels… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels and Sanctuary Partner for Cosmic Travel Experiences in 2024

Playful hotel brand and popular horoscope platform come together in unprecedented partnership during year of astrological transition (IN SHORT) In an exciting collaboration, Moxy Hotels and Sanctuary, a leading digital astrology platform, have announced a yearlong partnership to offer travelers a unique cosmic journey. This partnership will provide travelers with astro-adventure guides, personalized travel recommendations,… Read the full press release

IHG’s Garner Brand to Debut in Japan with Three Conversion Hotels in Osaka

IHG launched Garner in August 2023 and expects this new brand to reach an estate of over 500 hotels over the next 10 years and 1,000 hotels over the next 20 years. This is the first time an LOI for the Garner brand has been signed outside of North America Three hotels in Osaka would refurbish… Read the full press release

Waldorf Astoria Opens Luxurious Property in Doha’s West Bay, Blending Heritage and Modern Luxury

(IN SHORT) Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has announced the grand opening of Waldorf Astoria Doha West Bay, a luxurious property that pays homage to the brand’s rich heritage while offering modern luxury experiences. The hotel, located conveniently close to the city center and key attractions, features 283 rooms, 50 luxury apartments, and a distinct… Read the full press release

Hyatt Opens Secrets Tides Punta Cana Resort as Part of Expanding Caribbean Portfolio

The 688-room adults-only resort blends modern luxury with a romantic atmosphere offering an ideal escape for couples (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Secrets Tides Punta Cana, an adults-only resort in the Dominican Republic, adding to their growing leisure portfolio in the Caribbean. With 688 rooms, this beachfront resort offers a… Read the full press release

Marriott Breaks Ground on Its First StudioRes Hotel in Fort Myers, Florida, Introducing Affordable Extended Stay Accommodations

Ceremony marks milestone for Marriott’s new affordable midscale extended stay brand in U.S. and Canada (IN SHORT) Marriott International celebrated the groundbreaking of its inaugural StudioRes brand hotel in Fort Myers, Florida, marking the brand’s entry into the affordable midscale extended stay segment in the U.S. & Canada. Developed by Concord Hospitality and Whitman Peterson,… Read the full press release

Marriott Opens Nagasaki Marriott Hotel, Its Flagship Debut in Kyushu, Japan

Modern design and enriching experiences underscore the brand’s promise of ‘Wonderful Hospitality. Always’ in the historic city of Nagasaki (IN SHORT) Marriott Hotels has announced the opening of Nagasaki Marriott Hotel, its first property in Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost main island, and the ninth Marriott Hotel in the country. Located adjacent to JR Nagasaki Station, the… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels Makes Its Vibrant Debut in India with Moxy Bengaluru Airport Prestige Tech Cloud

Marking the 17th brand to join the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio in South Asia, the hotel brings Moxy’s boundary-breaking experience into the vibrant metropolis of Bengaluru (IN SHORT) Moxy Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy, has opened its first hotel in India, Moxy Bengaluru Airport Prestige Tech Cloud. Located near Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore, the hotel… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Kathmandu to Transform into Nepal’s First Hyatt Centric Hotel

Hyatt Place Kathmandu to be fully transformed into a 153-room Hyatt Centric hotel centrally located in the lively city of Kathmandu (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced an agreement to rebrand Hyatt Place Kathmandu as the Hyatt Centric Soalteemode Kathmandu, marking the first Hyatt Centric hotel in Nepal upon completion of renovations. The transformation… Read the full press release

Marriott Opens Nagasaki Marriott Hotel, Its Flagship Debut in Kyushu, Japan

Modern design and enriching experiences underscore the brand’s promise of ‘Wonderful Hospitality. Always’ in the historic city of Nagasaki (IN SHORT) Marriott Hotels has unveiled the Nagasaki Marriott Hotel, marking the brand’s first presence in Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost main island. The hotel, situated next to JR Nagasaki Station, provides convenient access to transportation. With 207… Read the full press release

Adelaide’s Mawson Lakes Hotel Elevates to Crowne Plaza Status in Response to Demand Surge

(IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts, in collaboration with Pelligra Group and ONE7, has announced the elevation and rebranding of the upcoming Mawson Lakes hotel in Adelaide. Originally slated as a 130-room Holiday Inn & Suites, the property will now be positioned as Crowne Plaza Mawson Lakes due to increased demand from corporate, leisure, and… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts to Launch Boutique Hotel, Hotel Indigo Abha, in Partnership with Firdous Abha Hotel Holding Company

Set to open in December 2025, the new-build boutique hotel will feature 110 rooms. (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed a franchise agreement to open a new boutique hotel, Hotel Indigo Abha, in partnership with Firdous Abha Hotel Holding Company and managed by Aleph Hospitality. This move reinforces IHG’s commitment to expanding its… Read the full press release

IHG Announces New voco & Suites Jeddah Hotel Opening in 2024

Building on the success of the brand in the region, the 110-key new-build hotel will open its doors in 2024, offering a world-class hospitality experience to guests visiting the city (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open voco & Suites Jeddah in partnership with Rusd Group, with the hotel scheduled to… Read the full press release

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

Hyatt Expands Presence in Africa with Opening of Park Hyatt Marrakech

Marking the entry of the iconic Park Hyatt brand into Morocco, the new hotel offers discerning guests a distinct experience, combining contemporary and refined luxury with Marrakech’s authenticity and charm (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation has officially opened the Park Hyatt Marrakech, marking its debut in Morocco and contributing to the brand’s growing footprint in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons and Fungseng Prosperity Announce Plans for Luxury Hotel in Shanghai

Combining Shanghai’s historic charm and urban flair, the new Four Seasons Hotel will offer a distinct luxury hospitality experience with modern design, dynamic culinary concepts and resort-style amenities throughout (IN SHORT) Four Seasons, in partnership with Fungseng Prosperity Holdings Limited, has revealed its plans to establish a new luxury hotel in Shanghai, marking a significant… Read the full press release