Today's Hotel Development News Today's Hotel Development News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource New Fairmont and Swissôtel Projects Announced for Eqypt FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI), the parent company of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts and Raffles Hotels & Resorts, today announced the development of two new hotel projects in Egypt while also releasing new details of its previously announced tri-brand hotel development in Sharm El Sheikh. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:09:36 EST Boulders Resort & Spa Joins Curio – A Collection by Hilton Portfolio The property will undergo a significant remodeling and upgrade by award-winning design firm DiLEONARDO. On 1,300 acres in the lush Sonoran Desert foothills north of Scottsdale, Arizona, Boulders Resort & Spa is an extraordinary desert hideaway surrounded by 12 million-year-old boulder formations that dot the landscape. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:05:00 EST Rezidor Hotel Group Signs 10 New Hotels and 2 New Countries Added to Pipeline During Q1 2015 The Rezidor Hotel Group announces a strong first quarter 2015 related to project signings: the group added 10 hotels with 2,300 rooms to the pipeline, and arrived in two new countries, Armenia and Togo. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:13:14 EST Red Lion to Acquire GuestHouse International and Settle Inn Brands Transaction Provides National Footprint While More Than Doubling the RLHC Brand Network to 130 Hotels in 30 States Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:07:17 EST Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel on North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus Breaks Ground Noble Investment Group yesterday announced they have broken ground on the StateView Hotel, which is centrally located on North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. Designed to LEED Silver sustainability standards, the hotel will sit on the shore of Lake Raleigh, adjacent to the N.C. State University Alumni Center and across from the Lonnie Poole Golf Course. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:24:25 EST Value Place Changes Branding to WoodSpring Suites Value Place announced today that it changed its name to WoodSpring Suites, effective immediately. As well, it is developing a brand extension with a more enhanced offering, WoodSpring Suites Signature, designed to appeal to less price sensitive guests. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:39:17 EST Moxy Tbilisi, Georgia To Open In 2017 Marriott International, Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) announced today the introduction of its new lifestyle brand, Moxy Hotels to Eastern Europe, in partnership with developers, GMT Group. The 130 room Moxy Tbilisi Hotel will be managed by Marriott International and is expected to open in 2017. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:56:36 EST Four Seasons to Manage Grand-Hotel Du Cap-Ferrat on the French Riviera Access Industries, a privately held industrial group, announced that the iconic Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat will be managed by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts as of May 8, 2015. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:08:18 EST Luxury Hotel Development Announced for TriBeCa JLL to Advise on Development of a Luxury Hotel in the Heart of TriBeCa Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:05:27 EST Development Agreement Approved $85 Million Watters Creek Hotel, Convention Center in Allen, TX The convention hotel will contain 290 guest rooms, a 64,500 SF convention center and a 1,000-car parking garage on seven acres at Bethany Drive and North Central Expressway, adjacent to Allen’s premier Watters Creek mixed-use center. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:48:29 EST Copper River Inn & Conference Centre in Fort Frances, Ontario Completes the First Phase of a Major Remodel On February 1st, 2014 shareholders Bryce Campbell & Sheila Campbell purchased the former Adventure Inn of Fort Frances located at 700 Stewart Street and embarked on a 1 year major renovation project for the first phase of upgrades. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:42:03 EST First Hilton Garden Inn Coming to Hawaii Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a franchise license agreement to operate the first Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Hawaii, bringing the brand to all 50 U.S. states. Once opened, the Hilton Garden Inn Kauai/Wailua Bay will be the only Hilton branded hotel on the island of Kauai. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:38:47 EST Supertel Hospitality Sells Two Savannah Suites Hotels Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR) last week announced that it closed on the sale of two Savannah Suites hotels on April 1, 2015. The 172-room Savannah Suites located in Augusta, Georgia, sold for $3.4 million, and the 120-room Savannah Suites in Chamblee, Georgia, sold for $4.4 million. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:10:37 EST Kimpton Adds Two Washington, DC Hotels to Portfolio Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants last week today it has been awarded the management contract for two Washington, D.C. hotels – The Carlyle – Dupont Circle and the Savoy Suites Hotel in the city's Glover Park neighborhood – that will be converted to Kimpton-branded properties. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:44:35 EST Red Roof Inn Signs Development Agreement for 40 Properties in Canada Red Roof announced the signing a twenty-year deal with developer Glenn Squires to build and brand forty hotels across Canada, with the support of Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:32:31 EST Minor Hotel Group to Develop Two New Anantara Resorts in North Africa Minor Hotel Group (MHG) last week announced a partnership with Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company to develop two new Anantara resorts in North Africa, to open in 2017. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:28:31 EST Hyatt Place Hotel Emeryville Breaks Ground in California Ensemble Hotel Partners today announced that the company has broken ground on a new Hyatt Place hotel in Emeryville, the first hotel to be built in the community in more than a decade. Located at the northern end of Bay Street Emeryville, a dynamic retail center, the new hotel features a contemporary design that will complement its unique surroundings. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:41:52 EST Summit Hotel Properties Acquires Constructed Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis/Downtown for $39.0 Million The Company acquired the 211-guestroom Hampton Inn & Suites on April 13, 2015 for a total purchase price of $39.0 million and entered into a management agreement with Interstate Hotels & Resorts. The Company anticipates an estimated forward capitalization rate in the range of 7.0 percent to 8.0 percent based on management’s current estimate of the hotel’s 2016 net operating income. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:33:07 EST Starwood Launches New Brand - The Tribute Portfolio The brand will make its debut today with its first featured hotel, the iconic Royal Palm South Beach Miami and will soon open new hotels in Asheville, North Carolina, Nashville, Tennessee, Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:45:42 EST Radisson Red Hotel V&A Waterfront Cape Town to Open Late 2016 in South Africa Carlson Rezidor announced the very first Radisson Red in Europe, the Middle East and Africa: the group's new upscale lifestyle select brand launches in Cape Town, South Africa. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:00:30 EST