Four Seasons Napa Valley Offers Unforgettable Holiday Experiences Amidst Wine-Country Elegance

From enchanting chalet experiences to a Michelin-starred New Year’s Eve speakeasy soiree, Four Seasons Napa Valley promised one-of-a-kind experiences in the food and wine capital of North America (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley is set to create unforgettable holiday moments for guests this season. The luxury resort invites visitors to experience… 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

Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London to Offer Signature Spa and Wellness Oasis in 2024

(IN SHORT) Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London, is set to open its doors in early 2024 and will feature a luxurious signature spa that offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of London life. Located in Hanover Square in the heart of Mayfair, the spa will include a 25-meter heated swimming pool, sauna, vitality… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Appoints Sandie Johannessen as Group Director of Spa and Wellness – Asia

(IN SHORT) Bangkok-based hotel owner, operator, and investor, Minor Hotels, has appointed Sandie Johannessen as the Group Director of Spa and Wellness – Asia, effective from October 2023. In her new role, Sandie will oversee the spa and wellness operations, development, and brand standards across all of Minor Hotels’ brands in Asia. She will also… 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

Experience the Wild: Mara Bushtops Unveils High-Speed Webcam for 24/7 Wildlife Spectacle in Maasai Mara

Mara Bushtops wildlife webcam views with giraffes and antelope

(IN SHORT) Mara Bushtops, a unique safari camp located in the Maasai Mara, Kenya, has launched a new wildlife webcam featuring a natural salt lick that attracts a wide range of wildlife. The webcam provides a permanent live feed of the wildlife activity, including giraffes, warthogs, wildebeests, antelope, and more. The footage can be viewed… Read the full press release

North Texas Couple Completes Dream Purchase of Ouray’s Iconic Beaumont Hotel

AN AFFINITY FOR THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, RICH HISTORY, AND FAMILY BONDS DRIVES NEW OWNERS’ VISION FOR MAJESTIC HOTEL. (IN SHORT) In 2023, North Texas residents Eliot and Tara Vancil fulfilled their dream of owning a piece of Colorado’s history by purchasing the Beaumont Hotel in Ouray. This beautifully restored three-story hotel, originally built in 1886,… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels EMEA and Sercotel Strengthen Collaboration with New Distribution Agreement and European Roadshow

Choice Hotels EMEA and Sercotel have signed a new Distribution Agreement covering key international feeder markets into Spain Choice Hotels EMEA and Sercotel will undertake joint commercial and marketing activities over the coming months, including a European roadshow and will have a joint presence at IBTM World 2023 (IN SHORT) Choice Hotels EMEA and Sercotel… 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

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach Welcomes Moody Tongue for Exclusive Omakase Experience

Five-Diamond Resort and two Michelin-starred brewery present limited-time omakase experience with specialty beer pairings (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach is hosting a special omakase residency featuring Moody Tongue, the world’s only Michelin-starred brewery. This unique culinary experience, available from December 19, 2023, to January 6, 2024, and from March 7 to 22, 2024,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Miami Unveils Bahía: A Mediterranean Rooftop Dining Oasis

Bahía, a reimagined poolside dining destination, blends Northern Mediterranean flavours and fun Miami vibes (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel Miami introduces Bahía, a stunning rooftop dining destination spanning two acres on the seventh floor. This alfresco venue blends Mediterranean flavors with Miami’s vibrant poolside lifestyle. Guests can revel in a relaxing daytime atmosphere while savoring… Read the full press release

Airbnb Appoints Ron Klain, Former White House Chief of Staff, as Chief Legal Officer

(IN SHORT) Airbnb has announced the appointment of Ron Klain as its chief legal officer. Ron Klain, known for his extensive experience in government and business, including serving as White House chief of staff during President Biden’s early years in office, will join Airbnb starting on January 1, 2024. Klain brings a wealth of knowledge… 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

Four Seasons Hotel Denver Offers Festive Dining and Entertainment for the Holiday Season

Experience the new rejuvenating organic facial by LINNÉ at The Spa (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel Denver is gearing up for the holiday season with a range of dining and entertainment offerings. Guests can enjoy a special Christmas Eve dinner featuring filet mignon and lobster thermidor. On Christmas Day, the hotel’s EDGE Restaurant will host… Read the full press release

Marriott Expands “Check Out for Children” Donation Program in Multiple Regions

Marriott Relaunches and Expands its Donation Program in the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific (IN SHORT) Marriott International has partnered with UNICEF to relaunch and expand its “Check Out for Children” donation program, coinciding with World Children’s Day. The initiative encourages guests at Marriott properties to make voluntary contributions for each… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Achieves Record Q3 Profit Amidst Strong Demand in Europe and Thailand

(IN SHORT) Minor Hotels, a prominent international hotel owner, operator, and investor, has announced a record-high third-quarter profit of THB 1.7 billion. This impressive growth of 8% in net profit compared to the same period last year is attributed to robust leisure and business demand in Europe and the continued recovery in Thailand. The hotel… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotels to Operate Luxury Beachfront Residences and Resort in Turks and Caicos Islands

International real estate developer JTRE partners with Europe’s oldest hospitality brand to offer owners and guests a one-of-a-kind luxury beachfront experience. Old world elegance arrives on award winning Grace Bay Beach bringing international flair and prestige to Turks and Caicos vacation and ownership offerings. JTRE has secured one of the last remaining parcels on world-famous… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels’ Outstanding Commitment to Conservation and Innovation Recognized at Prestigious Hospitality Awards

(IN SHORT) The article highlights Minor Hotels’ exceptional achievements in the hospitality industry, particularly in the areas of conservation, innovation, and its commitment to people. The company has received recognition and awards for its efforts to promote sustainable tourism, protect the environment, and provide outstanding guest experiences. These accolades reflect Minor Hotels’ dedication to making… 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

Ricardo Losada Revol Appointed as Senior Vice President and General Manager, International, at Choice Hotels

Move Comes as Company Continues to Expand Global Portfolio (IN SHORT) Ricardo Losada Revol has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager, International, at Choice Hotels. In this role, he will lead the company’s international division and be responsible for driving growth and expanding the global presence of Choice Hotels’ portfolio of brands. Losada… 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