Today's Hotel Development News Today's Hotel Development News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource Interstate Hotels Launches Softbrand Interstate Hotels & Resorts today announced its new lifestyle management division, INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts by Interstate. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:00:04 EST Wind Creek Hospitality Purchases Two Caribbean Resorts Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH) today announced that a subsidiary of WCH has acquired the Aruba Renaissance Resort & Casino and the Curacao Renaissance Resort & Casino. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:50:33 EST Rosewood Chengdu Hotel To Open in 2023 Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Chengdu-based property developer Saiho Group to manage Rosewood Chengdu, scheduled to open in 2023. The ultra-luxury hotel will occupy the top floors of a new 300-meter mixed-use tower in an integrated complex in the city's central business district. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:45:20 EST Banff's Iconic Mount Royal Hotel to Be Restored Following Last Year's Fire The Mount Royal Hotel is adding an extraordinary layer to its century-old history following a fire in December 2016 that galvanized the Banff community. A C$45 million transformation of both the hotel's interior and exterior will re-establish the Mount Royal as the heart of Banff. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:34:19 EST Mantra Group to Operate Hotel at $1B Development in Melbourne's South-East Mantra Group will operate the hotel and letting apartment component of Saraceno Group's $1 billion mixed-use development in Clayton, one of the fastest growing employment corridors in Melbourne's south-east, just 20 kilometres from the CBD. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:30:38 EST Six Senses Kitzbühel Alps Resort to Open 2020 in Austria Six Senses Kitzbühel Alps will feature 80 guest accommodations, include 50 residences, plus a small village of chalets available for private sale. It is being developed by Kitzbüheler Alps Projekt GmbH, with architects for the hotel/residences and chalets IAW - International Architecture Workshop, Turin, Düsseldorf, Moscow and hotel interior design consultants Martin Brudnizki Design Studio and Six Senses Spa Kitzbühel Alps by Six Senses Creative Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:12:13 EST Four Seasons Hotel Makkah Announced Adjacent to the Grand Mosque Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC) announced plans for a new Four Seasons hotel in the Holy City of Makkah (also known as Mecca) as part of the Jabal Omar integrated real estate development. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:45:36 EST Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Brand Launches in Asia InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today signed three management contracts to introduce its luxury boutique hotel brand, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, to Asia. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:03:06 EST IHG Signs Four New Properties in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia’s first Kimpton signing alongside new market entry for Hotel Indigo Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:36:15 EST Ramada Riyadh King Fahd Road Hotel Announced for 2020 Ramada Riyadh King Fahd Road is expected to open in 2020, and will be located in close proximity to a number of leading banks, commercial offices, trading companies and wholesale entities. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:26:19 EST Sheraton Grand Hotel to Open 2021 in Lahore, Pakistan Sheraton Grand Lahore will feature 168 well-appointed guestrooms and comprise four food and beverage outlets, including a specialty restaurant. The hotel will also offer a fitness center with a swimming pool, a signature spa and ultra-modern meeting facilities including a 500 sqm ballroom. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:09:38 EST Raffles Europejski Warsaw Hotel to Open Early 2018 The 106 guest rooms and suites will be the largest in the city yet, with the Raffles Suite measuring 3,150 sq. ft. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:46:13 EST MCR Purchases Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in Chicago Suburb for $12.75 Million MCR today announced that it has acquired the 120-room Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton located in Mount Prospect, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago, for $12.75 million. The property is located in Randhurst Village, a one million square foot open-air lifestyle center. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:54:23 EST Ascend Hotel Adds Three South Beach Hotels to Portfolio Located in Miami's historic Art Deco district, Hotel Breakwater South Beach is an eclectic hotel offering a rotating art program and aquarium-style pool; the Casa Victoria Orchid property is situated on the legendary Española Way and features inspired European charm; the luxurious accommodations and breathtaking ocean views of Hotel Ocean are the perfect setting for a true beach escape. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:08:58 EST Mandarin Oriental Canouan to Open Q1 2018 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines The resort will be rebranded as Mandarin Oriental, Canouan in the first quarter of 2018. The Group will also brand and manage a portfolio of new Residences at Mandarin Oriental, to be located near the hotel and scheduled to be available in 2020. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:41:27 EST Hôtel Le Louis Versailles Château Rebranded As MGallery by Sofitel Completely renovated in 2017, Hôtel Le Louis Versailles Château, MGallery by Sofitel is now a 4-star hotel. The hotel's resolutely contemporary design, draws its inspiration directly from the neighboring Palace of Versailles Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:20:19 EST Marriott Jacksonville Orange Park Hotel Sold for $16.55 Million MCR today announced it has sold the Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville Orange Park located at 610 Wells Road in Orange Park, Florida, for $16.55 million. The 115-room hotel was built in 2008. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:16:29 EST AccorHotels Acquires Mantra Group for AUD1.3 Billion Mantra is one of Australia's largest hotel and resort marketers and operators with 127 properties and over 20,000 rooms in hotels, resorts and serviced apartments across Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Hawaii. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:46:06 EST JW Marriott Essex House New York Completes $38 Million Renovation Program JW Marriott Essex House New York, the iconic hotel on Central Park South in Manhattan, announced the completion of a $38 million transformation of its 426 guest rooms, 101 suites, and corridors, dramatically redesigned to interpret a new and modern aesthetic. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:29:14 EST Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Adds Three Hotels To Its African Pipeline Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announced the addition of three hotels to its African portfolio. The new 530 rooms bring the group’s African portfolio to a tally of 80 hotels and over 17,200 rooms in operation and under development. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:18:53 EST