Today's Hotel Development News Today's Hotel Development News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource Hard Rock International Announces Global Rights Reacquisition Hard Rock International has completed the acquisition of casino and hotel-casino rights in the western U.S., as well as in several key international markets, from affiliates of BREF HR, LLC, which own the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:41:45 EST IHG and NOVUM Hotel Group to Develop 20 Hotels Across Europe InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and NOVUM Hotel Group, (NOVUM Group have today announced the signing of a Multiple Development Agreement (MDA) spanning 20 hotels across Europe in markets such as Germany, Austria and Netherlands. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:33:55 EST Four Seasons Hotel Toronto Sold for C$225 Million Shahid Khan, the founder of Flex-N-Gate Group and CEO of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League and the historic London-based Fulham Football Club, announces that he has today arranged through various family holdings the purchase of a 100 percent ownership of Four Seasons Hotel Toronto from an affiliate of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC). Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:56:20 EST Morgans Hotel Group Shareholders Vote to Approve Acquisition by Sbe The proposed merger with sbe received the approval of approximately 71% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Morgans. Of the 25,170,480 votes cast, 24,715,378 shares, or 98%, voted in favor of the sbe merger. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:30:56 EST Downtown Camper by Scandic Hotel Announced for 2017 in Stockholm Scandic announced its fifth unique signature hotel – Downtown Camper by Scandic. The hotel will open in the former Scandic Sergel Plaza at Brunkeberg square in the heart of Stockholm. The building is currently undergoing a complete rejuvenation to reopen after the summer of 2017. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:49:24 EST Hyatt Regency Zadar Maraska Hotel to Open 2017 in Croatia The hotel will be located at Zadar’s landmark Maraska building on the waterfront and will be within walking distance of the city’s famous Sea Organ, an experimental instrument that plays music through the movement of sea waves. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:38:29 EST Home2 Suites by Hilton Breaks Ground On New South Bend/Mishawaka Hotel Hotel is scheduled to open in the fall of 2017 Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:28:30 EST Cachet Hotel Group Expands In Asia With Cachet Hotel Apartments And URBN Boutique Hotel In Wuhan, China Cachet Hotel Group (CHG) announced today the signing of a management agreement with real estate developer Wuhan King Land Co. Ltd. for the dual-branded Cachet Hotel Apartments and URBN Boutique Hotel in Wuhan, China. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:33:39 EST Virgin Hotels Announces Hotel for Milpitas, California Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, has announced plans to open and operate a new hotel in Milpitas, California, within a new neighborhood development of top tier residential and retail stores called 'The Fields.' Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:24:39 EST AccorHotels Launches JO&JOE Hotel Brand JO&JOE aims to expand rapidly by opening 50 venues by 2020, with locations including Paris and Bordeaux (2018) as well as Warsaw, Budapest, Rio and São Paulo. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:53:52 EST Dual-Branded AC Hotels By Marriott and Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts 'Tops Off' Construction In Downtown Denver This is the first collaborative project from Marriott International's AC Hotels and Le Méridien brands following the merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts which completed Friday, September 23. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:32:25 EST Destination Hotels And Commune Hotels & Resorts Introduce Two Roads Hospitality Newly Established Company Names Jamie Sabatier as CEO And Niki Leondakis, CEO of Hotels & Resorts, Two Roads Hospitality Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:20:19 EST HRI Properties and Hyatt Announce Plans for New Hotel to Join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt HRI Properties and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) yesterday announced plans to convert the current James Robertson building in Nashville, Tennessee into a luxury hotel joining The Unbound Collection by Hyatt portfolio. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:26:23 EST Greene, Canfield, De George, LLC Arranges Sale of Motel 6 Tampa, Florida Tony De George, President of Greene, Canfield, De George, LLC, advised on the sale of the 100-room Motel 6 in Tampa which sold for $5,600,000. De George represented both the Seller and Buyer in the purchase of the hotel. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:44:06 EST Four Seasons to Open Hotel and Private Residences on De La Montagne Street in Montreal Carbonleo announced a partnership with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to build a Four Seasons hotel and private residences on de la Montagne Street. This project, located in a pivotal, vibrant area of Montreal, represents an investment of $250 million and will become a unique and exciting destination for Montrealers and visitors alike. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:03:28 EST West Elm Expands into Travel and Hospitality with West Elm Hotels Today West Elm announced the expansion into the travel and hospitality industry with the launch of West Elm HOTELS, a partnership with hospitality management and development company DDK. The first properties are expected to be located in Detroit, Michigan; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Savannah, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina; Indianapolis, Indiana, and are planned to begin opening in late 2018. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:56:42 EST AC By Marriott Hotel Announced for 2018 In Cleveland Slated to open in Spring of 2018, the property is part of the new 58 acre mixed-use development which will encompass 400,000 square feet of retail space, 150,000 square feet of offices, and 90 apartments at Interstate 271 and Harvard Road in Beachwood, Ohio. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:48:25 EST St. Louis Union Station Hotel Joins Curio Collection Following a $40 million transformation, St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton offers business and leisure guests 539 luxurious rooms and suites in what was once the largest and most ornate railway terminal in the United States with some guest room floors designed and furnished with a railroad theme. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:44:15 EST Benchmark and Gemstone Unveil New Company, New Identity, 4 Distinct Brands The launch of the combined, iconic companies, to be known as “BENCHMARK”, a global hospitality company, will include over 70 unique and distinctive hotels, resorts and conference centers, 8,000 guestrooms, 10,000 employees and a combined management team of highly respected hospitality executives from both companies. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:08:20 EST Hyatt Regency Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Annunced for 2020 Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced last week that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Chip Mong Group for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. Expected to open in 2020, Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh will mark the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Cambodia, and will add to Hyatt’s growing footprint in Southeast Asia. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:05:19 EST