Today's Hotel Development News Today's Hotel Development News from Hotel News Resource en-us Hotel News Resource Cachet Hotel Group Launches NANO Hotels & Resorts Brand The first NANO Hotel will be located in Manhattan, where the brand is headquartered. The Cachet Hotel Group will be developing and managing NANO branded properties in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:48:08 EST Invest Hospitality LLC and Cachet Hotel Group (CHG) Form Joint Venture The partnership will focus on expanding established brands, developing exciting restaurant and nightlife concepts, and cultivating partnerships with celebrity chefs across Asia. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:27:35 EST Choice Hotels Signs China Development Agreement Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced today the signing of a development agreement for Choice's Quality Hotel and Clarion Hotel brands with Boli Hotel Management Company Ltd. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:18:31 EST Hospitality Veteran Roger Summers to Open Kansas City Office for Hyphen Construction Group Hyphen Construction is a national, hospitality focused, general contracting firm based in North Texas. The company’s projects range from full service to economy brand and boutique hotels. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:02:11 EST Concord Hospitality Sells 13-Hotel Portfolio for $240 Million Concord Hospitality Enterprises today announced the sale of a portfolio of 13 premium-branded, select-service hotels to companies owned by a global investment fund for approximately $240 million in an all-cash transaction. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:07:34 EST Hotel Indigo Downtown Atlanta Announced for Fall 2015 The Hotel Indigo Downtown Atlanta location will occupy eight floors of a building first developed 50 years ago by one of Atlanta’s most respected and influential architects, John C. Portman, Jr., whose real estate development firm, Portman Holdings, purchased the building. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:38:27 EST The Raleigh Hotel Miami Beach Sold to Tommy Hilfiger The Raleigh Group, the luxury hospitality group founded by designer and entrepreneur Mr. Tommy Hilfiger, iannounced the purchase of The Raleigh Hotel, Miami Beach. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:32:11 EST Carlson Rezidor Holds Largest Hotel Pipeline in Africa Group has 30 hotels and 6,300 rooms under development Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:57:59 EST Hotel Oceana in Santa Barbara to Re-brand As Hotel Milo Santa Barbara HHM announced today that the historic Hotel Oceana in Santa Barbara will re-brand as Hotel Milo Santa Barbara. The Independent Collection (IC) hotel’s new name honors the history of its location and the city of Santa Barbara itself, evoking a true beachside boutique experience. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:17:11 EST Aloft Little Rock Downtown To Open in 2016 Aloft Little Rock Downtown will open in early 2016 as part of a mixed-use development that will bring new life to the historic Boyle Building on Capitol and Main Streets. Owned by Chi Hotel Group, the new Aloft will feature 140 spacious, loft-like rooms, forward-thinking technology and innovative programming. It will be Starwood’s first hotel to open in Little Rock. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:01:18 EST Morgans Hotel Group Sends Letter To Stockholders And Files Definitive Proxy Materials Letter Highlights Board's Oversight of Significant Improvement and Continued Commitment to Maximizing Value For All Stockholders - States Kerrisdale's Proposed Slate Could Permanently Impair Company's Value - Recommends Stockholders Vote 'FOR' Company's Nine Highly Qualified Director Nominees at Annual Meeting to be Held on May 14, 2014 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:43:28 EST Marriott’s Autograph Collection to Open on Key Largo Florida in the Summer of 2015 The construction, which began in early 2014, marks the first new full-service resort to be built on Key Largo in 20 years. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:05:19 EST Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard in Franschhoek South Africa Sold to Virgin Limited Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson's luxury collection of retreats announced that it has reached a preliminary agreement to purchase a new property - Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South Africa, which would become the latest addition to the portfolio. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:43:20 EST Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square Sold for £125.1 Million JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group announced the sale of the five star, 237 bedroom London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, Mayfair on behalf of owners Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: BEE). Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:35:57 EST Carlson Rezidor Announces Two Radisson Blu Resorts for Tunisia Carlson Rezidorr reinforces its presence in Tunisia with the signing of two hotels, the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Sousse and the Radisson Blu Pearl Resort, Sousse. Both are existing properties now undergoing full renovation and transformation before re-opening under the Radisson Blu flag in Q2 2016. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:33:23 EST Pineapple Hospitality Purchases Hotel California in San Francisco Pineapple Hospitality Company announced their purchase of The Hotel California in San Francisco, effective April 11, 2014. The 101-year-old hotel will remain open during the transition. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:25:40 EST Holiday Inn Stavropoll to Open 2017 in Russia InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announced the signing of Holiday Inn® Stavropol - the first internationally branded hotel in the city. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:14:40 EST MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group Announce Joint Venture MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Hakkasan Group today announced the formation of a joint venture hotel management company, to be named MGM Hakkasan Hospitality. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:12:09 EST Dominvs Group Begins Construction on Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre IHG’s owner partner Dominvs Group begins construction on Holiday InnManchester - City Centre. Dominvs Group has also entered into a franchise agreement with IHG for its first Holiday Inn hotel in Scotland, Holiday Inn Dumfries. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:08:37 EST Gran Melia Ulaanbaatar Hotel to Open 2017 in Mongolia The 150-room hotel, to be added to the Gran Melia Hotels & Resorts luxury portfolio, is scheduled to be open in 2017. - See more at: Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:51:36 EST