Today's Hotel Development News Today's Hotel Development News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource Hilton Worldwide Partners with Tristar Hotel GmbH to Add 10 New Hotels in Germany The first of the 10 hotels to be developed will be a newly built Hampton by Hilton Berlin City East, which will be built and owned by Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) and will form part of Mercedes Platz, a complex developed by AEG located opposite the Mercedes-Benz Arena. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 11:06:15 EST Graton Resort & Casino Breaks Ground on $175 Million Resort Expansion The expansion includes a 200-guest room resort that also features a spa, meeting and convention space, and pool area. The 342,000-square-foot addition will expand the amenities at the existing $800 million casino and entertainment facility that opened in November 2013, with a full array of gaming, dining and entertainment. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 11:57:06 EST Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Southeast Asia Growth Unveiled at THINC Indonesia 2015. Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran is amongst eight hotels and resorts the group is opening over the next three years in the region, with expansion also in Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 11:49:44 EST Regent Place Xian To Open 2016 in China Regent Hotels and Resorts recently announced the topping out of Regent Place Xian, a new luxury hotel located in the capital of China's Shaanxi province, scheduled to open in late 2016. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 11:22:05 EST Courtyard by Marriott in San Diego, CA Sold for $56 Million Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. (NYSE: APLE) yesterday announced that it has closed on the previously announced acquisition of a 245-room Courtyard by Marriott in San Diego, CA for a purchase price of $56 million, or approximately $229,000 per key. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:45:49 EST Sheraton Hokkaido Kiroro Resort to Open in December Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the signing of a management agreement for Sheraton Hokkaido Kiroro Resort, a conversion property owned by Kiroro Resort Holdings Co., Ltd. Thu, 3 Sep 2015 08:49:22 EST New Renaissance Hotel Breaks Ground in Plano, Texas Part of the new 250-acre Legacy West master development, the 15-story, 304-guestroom hotel will feature a modern, upscale design. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 09:49:57 EST Starwood Launches Tribute Portfolio in Asia Pacific with the Signing of Japanese Ski Resort Owned by Kiroro Resort Holdings Co., Ltd., the hotel is located at the Kiroro Resort in Western Hokkaido, Japan – one of the world’s best powder skiing destinations. Bringing the brand’s Stay Independent vision to Japan’s second largest island, The Kiroro is part of a dual signing with the Sheraton Hokkaido Kiroro Resort, both of which are scheduled to open in December 2015. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 09:20:54 EST Wyndham Hotel Group Expands Asia Presence with First Property in Myanmar Doors on a newly constructed Wyndham Grand® hotel in Yangon set to open in 2017 Wed, 2 Sep 2015 08:59:27 EST Aloft Hotel at Aventura ParkSquare Announced for 2017 Miami-based Integra Investments proudly announced today that Aloft Hotel will serve as the signature hotel component at Aventura ParkSquare. Tue, 1 Sep 2015 11:52:46 EST The Partridge Inn Augusta Joins Curio Collection Known as 'The Grand Hotel of the Classic South,' The Partridge Inn - dating back to the early 1800s - is rich with history and was once a two-story residence for a family from Connecticut. Tue, 1 Sep 2015 10:45:59 EST WaterWalk Hotel Apartments Announces Site for North Carolina Expansion The new property will be located across from The Centrum at Crossroads Mall at the intersection of Dillard Drive and Jones Franklin Road, just five miles from the center of downtown Raleigh. The property will break ground March 15 of next year. Tue, 1 Sep 2015 10:29:49 EST Starwood Launches Tribute Portfolio in Europe Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the debut of Tribute Portfolio in Europe with the addition of the Great Northern Hotel, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel. Tue, 1 Sep 2015 10:16:08 EST Hospitality Management Corporation Adds 4 Hotels to Their Growing Portfolio HMC Continues Expansion in Texas Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:53:01 EST The New York Palace Hotel Relaunches As LOTTE New York Palace LOTTE Hotels & Resorts assumes its ownership of the property as of August 28, 2015, making Lotte New York Palace the group's first hotel acquisition in North America. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:55:54 EST White Lodging to Manage the SpringHill Suites Milwaukee Downtown Located at the corner of 4th and Wells streets, the SpringHill Suites Milwaukee Downtown, which is scheduled to open in Spring 2016, will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by JSWD Commerce, LLC, an affiliate of Jackson Street Holdings and managed by White Lodging Services. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:24:42 EST Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta to Unveil Largest Convention Center in Riviera Nayarit All Inclusive Collection is scheduled to unveil the brand new, 12,900 sq. ft. Sanctuary Convention Center to Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta in Fall 2015. The Sanctuary Convention Center will be the largest convention center ever built in Riviera Nayarit, tripling Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta's current meeting and event space to nearly 20,0000 sq. ft. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:58:58 EST Waldorf Astoria Chicago Sale Arranged by JLL JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group announced that the firm arranged the sale of the 189-room, Waldorf Astoria Chicago. JLL also secured acquisition financing on behalf of the buyer. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:55:40 EST UK-based Henley Signs $100 Million Deal for Five New WaterWalk Hotel Apartments Across East Coast UK-based private equity real estate firm, Henley, has joined forces with WaterWalk Hotel Apartments, Jack DeBoer’s fifth national brand, to construct and open five WaterWalk franchises across Florida, North Carolina, and New York. As part of the $100 million agreement, Henley has selected individual sites in Albany, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, and North Orlando, with construction starts slated for January 2016. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:59:34 EST Baha Mar Files Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization Baha Mar announced that its affiliated entities that commenced chapter 11 cases before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on June 29, 2015 have filed a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization with the Bankruptcy Court. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:41:38 EST