Today's Hotel Development News Today's Hotel Development News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource What’s Happening with EB-5 Financing for New Development Projects? Is It Still Available? - By Jim Butler Unless Congress acts in time, a critical part of EB-5 financing will lapse on April 28, 2017 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:30:05 EST Aloft Mauritius Port Louis Hotel Announced for 2019 Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today announced plans to launch its Aloft brand in the capital city of Mauritius with the signing of Aloft Mauritius Port Louis. Slated to open in early 2019, the hotel will be the brand's first adaptive reuse project in Africa. Located in the central business district area of Port Louis, the existing 9 floor office building will transform into the city's newest destination complete with 150 rooms. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:26:09 EST Wyndham Grand Ambergris Caye Announced for Belize Wyndham today unveiled plans to manage the 242-key Wyndham Grand Ambergris Caye, the first resort in Belize to fly the Wyndham Grand flag. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:01:03 EST Hotel Nia to Open 2018 in Silicon Valley Ensemble Real Estate Investments and AECOM Capital announced that the 250-room hotel located at 200 Independence Street, in Menlo Park, California will officially be named Hotel Nia. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:50:58 EST Viceroy Hotel Group Segments Portfolio Into Brand Tiers Viceroy Hotel Group (VHG) today announced the segmentation of its portfolio into three tiers: The Viceroy Icon Collection, The Viceroy Lifestyle Series and Urban Retreat Collection. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:31:17 EST Four Points by Sheraton Auckland Hotel to Open Late 2017 Owned by Russell Property Group and Lockwood Auckland Properties, the 255-room hotel will be located in the heart of the city at 396 Queen Street, Auckland's main retail and dining strip. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:50:54 EST Sbe in Merger Talks with Hakkasan Group sbe today announced that it is in advanced discussions to merge Hakkasan Group into the sbe family. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:42:54 EST Cambria Hotels & Suites to Open 17 Hotels in 2017 With 28 Cambria hotels & suites open across the United States, the brand is planning a major increase in 2017 with 14 planned hotel openings, 18 groundbreakings, and multiple executed franchise agreements. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:57:58 EST The Trumps Are Starting A New Hotel Chain - REFINERY29 While most family businesses would slow things down when their scion was in the White House, the Trump Organization is not most family businesses. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:49:40 EST Hilton Garden Inn Launches Six Region-Specific Hotel Prototypes the new North American prototype, known as Magnolia, will reduce footprint by 8 percent Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:37:46 EST Dual-Brand AC Hotels By Marriott and Moxy Hotel Breaks Ground in Atlanta Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) and Noble Investment Group today celebrated the groundbreaking of what will be Marriott's first-ever combination of an AC and Moxy under one roof. The hotel is expected to open in the middle of 2018. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:13:21 EST Mgm Hotel, Mgm Residences and Bellagio Hotel Announced for Dubai Dubai-based wasl Hospitality and Leisure, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group has selected MGM Hospitality to advise on the development of a premier destination resort in Dubai and to operate the resort when completed. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:48:11 EST Windsor Atlantica Hotel in Rio De Janeiro Sold to Blackstone Hotel to be converted to Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:40:11 EST NH Collection Frankfurt Messe Hotel Announced for 2021 NH Collection Frankfurt Messe will be part of the 120-meter high skyscraper, located on the corner of Mainzer Landstrasse and Güterplatz and planned by Frankfurt-based project developer Groß & Partner. The hotel is set to open in early 2021 and will offer 416 rooms and just under 22,000 square feet of space reserved for meetings and events. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:17:53 EST Tourism Accommodation Australia Reports 228 Hotel Projects Under Construction The Australian hotel industry is responding to continued record international visitor growth with a record level of hotel investment – over $8 billion – that is set to transform Australia's accommodation and tourism sectors. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:28:08 EST AccorHotels Adds 81,000 Rooms in 350 Hotels in 2016 172,000 rooms in 920 hotels in the pipeline -300 hotels representing 50,000 rooms signed in 2016 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:28:30 EST Hilton Garden Inn Muscat - Al Khuwair to Open 2019 in Oman Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) yesterday announced the signing of a management agreement with the Muscat National Development and Investment Company to open Hilton Garden Inn Muscat - Al Khuwair, the company's first hotel in Muscat and second in the The Sultanate of Oman. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:12:26 EST AC Hotel Gainesville Hotel Nears Completion New Hotel Located Across from University of Florida Reaches Construction Milestone Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:46:58 EST BW Premier Collection to Launch in Thailand The group has signed an agreement with Thai real estate company, Habitat Group, for BluPhere Pattaya - a new-build eight-storey project in Na Jomtien, a peaceful beach front setting on Thailand's popular Eastern Seaboard. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:51:07 EST Developer Eyes Del Mar Blufftop for Oceanfront Resort - San Diego Union Tribute A local development team has taken the first step toward transforming a prime oceanfront site on the Del Mar bluffs into a resort that would also include a public park. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:27:57 EST