New Hotels

New Le Méridien Opens in Charlotte, North Carolina

New Le Méridien Opens in Charlotte, North Carolina

Starwood announced the opening of the Le Méridien Charlotte hotel in North Carolina. Occupying the site of the former Blake Hotel, the property underwent significant renovations to become a Le Méridien hotel.
The property has 300 guestrooms, including 18 suites, all of which have 42” LCD TVs and coffee makers.
The hotel houses two dining options, including Evoke, which features steak, pasta, and fish, and Longitude Bar, which offers cocktails and craft …

St. Regis Chengdu Opens in Sichuan Province

St. Regis Chengdu Opens in Sichuan Province

Starwood Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of the St. Regis Chengdu in the capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China on Friday.
The new hotel is within walking distance of Tianfu Square and the Chun Xi Road retail district of the city.
The hotel has 279 guestrooms and suites, all with St. Regis Butler Service. Amenities include high-speed Internet access, 46” LCD televisions, Bose sound systems, and Simmons mattresses, and the …

Hyatt Opens New Hotel in Baltimore

Hyatt Opens New Hotel in Baltimore

Hyatt announced the opening of the Hyatt Place Baltimore/Inner Harbor hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.  The property is located two blocks from the Baltimore Inner Harbor.
The hotel has 208 guestrooms, each with sectional sofas and 42” HD TVs.  The property also houses a 24-hour gym.
The hotel has 2,300 square feet (213 square meters) of meeting and event space, and complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire property.
A complimentary breakfast buffet is …

New Aloft Hotel Opens in Detroit

New Aloft Hotel Opens in Detroit

Starwood announced the opening of the Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney hotel.  The property is in close proximity to Comerica Park, the Arts and Entertainment District, and the Detroit Opera House.
The hotel has 136 guestrooms, each with 42” CD TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi.  An all-day grab-and-go food outlet is also located on the premises, as well as the brand’s signature W XYZ bar, where guests can enjoy live music …

Virgin Hotels to Launch Preference Program, Open First Hotel

Virgin Hotels to Launch Preference Program, Open First Hotel

Virgin Hotels announced the launch of the Know, a new personalized preference program, as well as the opening of the first Virgin property.
The Know program works as follows: guests complete a questionnaire about their preferences, including pet peeves, allergies, and minibar likes and dislikes. Know members will also receive special benefits, including prearranged activities before arriving at the hotel, complimentary room upgrades when available, exclusive room offers, invitations to special …

New W Hotel Opens in Bogota, Colombia

New W Hotel Opens in Bogota, Colombia

Starwood announced the opening of the W Bogota in Colombia. The property is the third W Hotel to open in Latin America.
The hotel has 168 guestrooms and suites, each with a minibar and a 360° floor to ceiling mirror.
The proprety also has two dining options, including W Lounge, which features cocktails and music, and Market Kitchen, which offers Columbian cuisine. In addition, Au, the hotel’s nightlight venue, is expected to …

New Element Hotel Opens in New Hampshire

New Element Hotel Opens in New Hampshire

Starwood announced the opening of the Element Hanover-Lebanon in Lebanon, New Hampshire.  The hotel is the first Element property to open in the state.
The Element Hanover-Lebanon has 120 guestrooms, each with kitchens and 40” LCD TVs.  In addition, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet is available throughout the entire hotel.
The hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and indoor saline pool, and guests can take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary bikes.  It also has …