Today's Hotel Development News Today's Hotel Development News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource Great Wolf Lodge Georgia Announced for 2018 Great Wolf Lodge Georgia will be the company’s fifteenth resort in North America. It will be located in La Grange off of I85, 70 minutes from downtown Atlanta. The resort is expected to open in 2018. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:14:02 EST Jeju Sun Hotel & Casino in Jeju, Korea Sold for US$101 Million Jeju Sun Hotel & Casino is a 5-hibiscus hotel located in Jeju City on the island of Jeju-Do in Korea, located five minutes from Jeju International Airport. The hotel has 203 rooms and suites, 2,125 square meters of gaming space. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:55:20 EST The Wyndham Grand Athens to Open Early 2017 Wyndham Hotel Group Expands in Europe with First Hotel in Greece Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:43:57 EST Nobu Hotel in Chicago Breaks Ground Nobu Hospitality officially commenced development of the Nobu Hotel in Chicago at a groundbreaking ceremony with partners Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Academy award-winner Robert De Niro, Hollywood producer Meir Teper, and Australian business tycoon James Packer. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:29:02 EST Carlson Rezidor Accelerating Growth Strategy in Africa The group has opened five Radisson Blu hotels in the first six months of 2016 and signed four new hotels including the first Quorvus Collection in Africa. The group is also entering its 28th country in Africa and taking the Park Inn by Radisson brand to the Indian Ocean islands. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:38:42 EST Westin Coolum Resort & Spa to Open 2021 in Australia Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced it has signed an agreement with Sekisui House Australia to plan and operate The Westin Coolum Resort & Spa in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Slated to open in 2021, the resort will be part of a proposed mixed use development featuring retail shops and boutiques, plus luxury apartments. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:29:18 EST New Castle Hotels and Resorts Outlines Strategic Plan to Double Portfolio in Four Years New Castle Hotels and Resorts (NCHR) today announced an ambitious plan to double the company’s roster of owned and managed hotels by 2020. The growth will be split evenly among new management contracts, acquisitions and new-build hotels. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:21:57 EST Travis Milton’s Shovel and Pick Restaurant to Be Located at the Sessions Hotel, Bristol, Virginia Creative Boutique Hotels (CBH) is pleased to announce that Southwest Virginia native and premier Chef Travis Milton has joined their team. Milton’s much anticipated restaurant, Shovel and Pick, will be a part of the Sessions Hotel complex and will reside in the old granary mill portion of the project. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:25:14 EST Arbor Lodging Partners Acquires Hilton Garden Inn Oakland/San Leandro Arbor Lodging Partners announced last week that, through an affiliate, it has acquired the Hilton Garden Inn Oakland/San Leandro in San Leandro, California, a 119-room select-service hotel. NVN Hotels will manage the hotel, effective immediately. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:37:49 EST Groundbreaking for the New Boutique Western Front Hotel, St. Paul, Virginia Creative Boutique Hotels (CBH), MB Contractors and Cornerstone Hospitality held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 16, 2016 for the new Western Front Hotel in downtown St. Paul, Virginia. The hotel will be developed utilizing the former Willis and Dye buildings, and will offer 33 hotels guest rooms, a restaurant and music venue, rooftop dining, a rooftop bar and outdoor entertainment spaces. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:28:03 EST Hyatt Hotels Affiliate Acquires Royal Palms Resort and Spa Property to Join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:01:27 EST Rezidor Announces Two New Hotels in Dammam, Saudi Arabia Rezidor announced two new hotels in Dammam: the mid-scale Park Inn by Radisson Hotel & Residence Dammam Industrial City will feature 300 units and open in 2016. The upper-upscale Radisson Blu Hotel Dammam Al Faisaliyah with 260 keys is scheduled to welcome the first guests in 2018. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:19:32 EST Hard Rock Hotel London Announced for 2018 A conversion of the existing Cumberland Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel London will be located directly at Marble Arch on Hyde Park and at the crossroads of Oxford Street and Park Lane. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:42:53 EST Radisson RED Miami Airport Announced for 2018 Radisson RED Miami Airport is expected to break ground this fall at 3450 N.W. 25th Street and plans to open in 2018. The hotel is being developed by Miami based Riviera Point Development Group and will be managed by Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:45:17 EST Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Hotel in Cocoa Beach, FL Sold The net operating income of the hotel tripled during H.I.G. Realty’s ownership. This transaction represents H.I.G. Realty’s fifteenth successful realization or partial realization in the last two years. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:31:24 EST Kalahari Resorts and Conventions to Develop Property in Round Rock, Texas Kalahari Resorts and Conventions’ owner Todd Nelson and his family are announced the company’s intention to locate its newest property in the city of Round Rock, Texas. The expansion will mark the company’s first resort and convention center in the Southwest and fourth destination overall. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:24:58 EST The Resort at Mahogany Bay Village in Belize Joins Curio Collection When open, The Resort at Mahogany Bay Village, Curio Collection by Hilton will be the first Hilton Worldwide property in Belize, as well as the first luxury resort from a global brand in the country. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:11:23 EST NOVUM Select Hotel City Harbour Amsterdam Announced for 2019 NOVUM Hotel Group announced the devlopment of a new hotel being built at the port of Amsterdam, not far from the city centre. The with 245 rooms will be branded 'NOVUM Select Hotel City Harbour Amsterdam', with an opening planned for 2019. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 12:07:33 EST Mövenpick Hotel Deira in Dubai Converts to AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel Minor Hotels has announced that effective 1st July 2016 it will be taking over the operation of the 216-room Mövenpick Hotel Deira in Dubai. This represents a milestone for Minor Hotels as the first AVANI hotel in the Middle East. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:33:08 EST Autograph Collection Hotels Adds Four New Hotels Autograph Collection Hotels announced four new properties to its portfolio, in the Florida Keys, New Orleans, Michigan and The Netherlands. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:47:29 EST