Radisson Collection Luxury Hotel Brand Expands with New Locations and Artful Experiences

(IN SHORT) Radisson Hotel Group’s luxury lifestyle brand, Radisson Collection, has experienced significant growth since its launch in 2018. By the end of 2023, the brand will have 35 operational hotels and 24 more in development worldwide, offering over 7,000 guest rooms and suites. Radisson Collection hotels are known for their unique locations, combining heritage… Read the full press release

Skellefteå City Airport Joins SAS Corporate Sustainability Program for Fossil-Free Business Travel

(IN SHORT) Skellefteå City Airport in Sweden has become the first individual airport in the country to participate in the SAS Corporate Sustainability Program. Under this initiative, the airport will exclusively use environmentally friendly aviation fuel for all its business trips with SAS during 2023/2024. The aim is to reduce carbon emissions in the aviation… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Completes Rapid Integration of Radisson Hotels Americas Brands

Company’s Expertise and Experience in Integrating Hotel Brands Results in Rapid Onboarding of Hundreds of Radisson Properties (IN SHORT) Choice Hotels has achieved a significant milestone by completing the integration of the Radisson Hotels Americas brands, just 16 months after acquiring them in August 2022. The integration involved migrating hundreds of Radisson Americas hotels onto… Read the full press release

The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza: A Fusion of Luxury and Tradition in the Heart of Tokyo

(IN SHORT) Marriott International’s EDITION brand has opened its second Tokyo location, The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza, in collaboration with renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. This boutique hotel offers a unique blend of modern luxury and traditional Japanese culture in the vibrant Ginza district. The hotel features a Japanese-tinged modern brasserie, innovative bar concepts, including Japan’s… Read the full press release

Marriott International and Singapore Airlines Strengthen Partnership, Offering Enhanced Benefits to Loyalty Program Members

Marriott Bonvoy and KrisFlyer members can enjoy more ways to earn rewards and accelerate to higher membership statuses (IN SHORT) Marriott International and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have announced an expansion of their strategic partnership, providing members of Marriott Bonvoy and KrisFlyer with more ways to maximize their loyalty program benefits. Eligible members of both programs… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay Opens with Innovative Open Lobby Concept

(IN SHORT) Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay, the latest addition to IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Holiday Inn brand, has officially opened its doors in the heart of Dubai’s business and recreation hub. The hotel offers 275 modern guest rooms and suites equipped with state-of-the-art amenities and some with stunning views of the Burj Khalifa. One… Read the full press release

RAK Properties and IHG Expand Partnership with Staybridge Suites Mina Al Arab in Ras Al Khaimah

Located on Hayat Island, the developement will be designed to meet the needs of extended-stay business and leisure travellers. (IN SHORT) RAK Properties PJSC, a leading property developer in Ras Al Khaimah, has announced an expansion of its partnership with IHG Hotels & Resorts with the introduction of “Staybridge Suites Mina Al Arab” on Hayat… Read the full press release

IHG Expands voco Hotel Brand in India with New Property in Amritsar

(IN SHORT) IHG® Hotels & Resorts, a leading global hotel company, has signed a management agreement with A.R Resorts & Hotels Pvt Ltd to develop voco Amritsar Airport, a new 139-key hotel in Amritsar, India. Set to open in December 2024, this marks the brand’s fifth voco hotel in India and its first in the… Read the full press release

Marriott International Opens 500th Luxury Hotel, Expanding Its Global Presence in the Luxury Travel Segment

Reaching its milestone 500th luxury hotel Marriott International’s unmatched global luxury footprint expands to the farthest reaches of the globe (IN SHORT) Marriott International, Inc. has achieved a significant milestone by opening its 500th luxury hotel, further solidifying its position as a leader in luxury hospitality. The company’s diverse portfolio includes renowned luxury brands such… Read the full press release

The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai Redefines Luxury on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast

Nestled within the new luxury resort community of Kanai and its natural mangroves, lagoons and beaches, EDITION’s newest gem marries its signature brand of hospitality with the Yucatan Peninsula’s modern and ancient cultures (IN SHORT) The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai, a new luxury resort created by Ian Schrager in partnership with Marriott International, has… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Celebrates 150th Hotel Indigo with Debut in Malaysia

(IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has marked its 150th Hotel Indigo globally with the opening of Hotel Indigo Kuala Lumpur on the Park, the brand’s first property in Malaysia. The 180-room hotel is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, overlooking the Bukit Nanas and KL Forest Eco Park. The hotel’s design incorporates local… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt Kuwait Residences Elevates Luxury Living with Debut Residential Offering in Kuwait

The iconic Grand Hyatt brand expands presence into the luxury residential space in Kuwait (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Grand Hyatt Kuwait Residences, marking the brand’s debut in the residential sector in Kuwait. Located in the Tamdeen Square residential community, the new property offers luxury-serviced living with meticulously designed living… Read the full press release

Celebrate the Holidays in Style: Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis Unveils Festive Santa Suite

(IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis is offering a magical holiday experience with its festively decorated Santa Suite. Located in one of the Hotel’s Riverfront Studio Suites, the Santa Suite is adorned with cozy seasonal bedding, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree, twinkling lights, and other holiday decor. Families can enjoy the suite’s king bed,… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu Hotel at Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart Opens with Modern Comfort and Panoramic Views

(IN SHORT) The new Radisson Blu Hotel at Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart, located in Stuttgart’s tallest building, offers 168 meticulously designed rooms and suites on the upper floors of this iconic structure. The hotel combines contemporary aesthetics with harmonious color palettes, paying homage to the tower’s iconic design. Guests can enjoy panoramic views of the… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Expands Partnership with Dinso Resort Co., Ltd with New Property in Koh Chang

Dinso Resort & Villas, Koh Chang will be the second collaboration between IHG and Dinso Resort Co., Ltd (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts, a leading global hotel company, is extending its collaboration with Dinso Resort Co., Ltd by adding a new property, Dinso Resort & Villas Koh Chang, Vignette Collection, to its portfolio. Scheduled… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection Opens Paragraph Freedom Square, Its First Hotel in Georgia

In the heart of the capital city, Paragraph Freedom Square, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tbilisi accentuates Georgia’s indigenous charms with authentic service, thoughtful design, and refined epicurean experiences (IN SHORT) The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott Bonvoy, celebrates the opening of Paragraph Freedom Square, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tbilisi, marking its entrance into the Georgian… Read the full press release

IHG Announces Eco-Friendly InterContinental Resort in Sabah, Malaysia, Expanding Luxury Portfolio

Stunning new destination resort has sustainability at its heart and marks key milestone in IHG’s Luxury & Lifestyle growth in Malaysia (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has unveiled its latest addition to its Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio with the InterContinental Sabah Kota Kinabalu Resort in partnership with Zhancheng Tourism Development. Set to open in… Read the full press release

IHG Partners with H4S to Introduce Vignette Collection in Doha, Qatar

The hotel is IHG’s fifth Vignette Collection signing in the MEA region, adding to the company’s growing luxury and lifestyle portfolio in the region (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has joined hands with Hospitality for Success H4S Hotels & Residences to launch its inaugural Vignette Collection hotel in Doha, Qatar. The Velero Hotel Vignette… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Announces Upcoming Private Residences Project in Istanbul

As the latest standalone Private Residences in the brand’s portfolio, the new Istanbul project will give discerning buyers the opportunity to live in one of the world’s most dynamic destinations with Four Seasons legendary care at their doorstep (IN SHORT) Four Seasons, in collaboration with Tay Group, is set to launch the Four Seasons Private… Read the full press release

Hyatt to Introduce Thompson Seville, Its First Property in Spain’s Fourth-Largest City

The fourth planned Thompson Hotel in Europe will build on Hyatt’s intentional brand growth in the luxury and lifestyle segment across Europe (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced an agreement between a Hyatt affiliate and Hoteles Color Especial S.L. to open Thompson Seville, marking Hyatt’s first property in Seville, Spain. The luxury lifestyle hotel,… Read the full press release

Everhome Suites Grows California Footprint: Three Hotels Under Construction, Six More Planned in Southern California

Choice Hotels’ extended stay pipeline grows by 12 percent year over year, with latest projects developed by Paladin Equity Capital (IN SHORT) Everhome Suites, a brand by Choice Hotels, is continuing its growth with the construction of three new hotels in California, and plans for six additional properties in Southern California. The expansion is part… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Expands Upscale Cambria Brand with Opening of Cambria Hotel Waco University Riverfront

Newest property marks upscale brand’s ninth location in Texas, adding to lineup of properties throughout Southwest (IN SHORT) Choice Hotels International is continuing its rapid expansion of the upscale Cambria Hotels brand with the opening of Cambria Hotel Waco University Riverfront. This four-story, 130-room property is the ninth Cambria Hotel to open in Texas, catering to… Read the full press release

Weeva Unveils Innovative AI Integration for Sustainable Travel Management at Phocuswright Conference

Phocuswright - CTO James Lever launches Weeva AI

(IN SHORT) Weeva, a leading sustainability management platform for travel and tourism businesses, announced the integration of generative AI capabilities at the Phocuswright Conference. The new AI features will guide businesses in their sustainability efforts, analyzing data and identifying opportunities for progress. Weeva aims to help companies meet the growing demand for sustainable options in… Read the full press release

The St. Regis Riyadh Unveils Its Grand Opening as Marriott International’s 500th Luxury Property Worldwide

Glamorous new address in the heart of Riyadh brings modern design and vanguard spirit to the capital (IN SHORT) The St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, a prestigious brand within Marriott Bonvoy’s extensive portfolio, has officially opened The St. Regis Riyadh, marking Marriott International’s 500th luxury property across the globe. This opulent addition brings the St…. Read the full press release

JW Marriott Launches ‘Stay in the Moment’ Campaign Starring South Korean Actor Lee Min-ho in Asia-Pacific

Renowned actor Lee Min-Ho Stars in K-drama inspired campaign video capturing the beauty of immersive surroundings and mindful moments (IN SHORT) JW Marriott, a luxury brand within Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio, has unveiled its “Stay in the Moment” campaign in the Asia-Pacific region. The campaign features a K-drama-inspired video starring renowned South Korean actor, Lee Min-ho…. Read the full press release

IHG Announces Signing of Holiday Inn & Suites and Staybridge Suites in Taif, Saudi Arabia

The signing will see IHG debut Holiday Inn & Suites and Staybridge Suites brands in the city (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts, a global hotel company, has signed an agreement with Al Jumaiah Group to introduce Holiday Inn & Suites Taif and Staybridge Suites Taif in Taif, Saudi Arabia. These two properties are set… Read the full press release

Hotel Indigo Launches Borrowing Program to Foster Community Connections

Building on the brand’s largest-ever international marketing campaign – The World’s Neighborhood Hotel, Borrowed by Hotel Indigo continues to highlight what it means to be inseparable from the community (IN SHORT) Hotel Indigo, part of IHG’s Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio, is introducing “Borrowed by Hotel Indigo,” a unique program in the US and UK, allowing… Read the full press release

voco Hotels Expands its Presence with 25th Americas Property in Missoula, Montana

Riverfront conversion among several recent regional signings, reinforcing voco hotels’ position as IHG Hotels & Resorts’ fastest-growing premium brand (IN SHORT) voco hotels, a part of IHG Hotels & Resorts, has announced the signing of its 25th property in the Americas, located in Missoula, Montana. voco Missoula Downtown will be situated along the Clark Fork… Read the full press release

Regent Hong Kong Grand Opening Marks Return of Luxury in Victoria Harbour

(IN SHORT) The grand opening of Regent Hong Kong, part of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ luxury and lifestyle portfolio, took place on November 8th, marking the return of this iconic property to Victoria Harbour. The event celebrated the transformation of the landmark hotel, emphasizing its role as a symbol of luxury in Hong Kong. The… Read the full press release

Hyatt Announces Grand Hyatt Deer Valley Expansion in Park City, Utah for Late 2024

Expected to open late 2024, Grand Hyatt Deer Valley will expand Hyatt’s brand presence in a vibrant resort market (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in partnership with Extell Development Company, has unveiled plans for the expansion of the Grand Hyatt brand with the opening of Grand Hyatt Deer Valley in Park City, Utah, expected in… Read the full press release