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New Hyatt Regency Opens in Beijing

New Hyatt Regency Opens in Beijing

Hyatt announced the opening of the Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing. The property is the first of the brand’s hotels to open in the capital city.
The new hotel has 348 guestrooms, with a décor that includes oak wood, beige marble, green marble, and wood grain patterned carpeting. The hotel also has a 24-hour fitness center and an indoor pool.
Guests can dine at the hotel’s five restaurants and bars, including the Lounge, …

InterContinental Debuts New ‘Voco’ Brand of Hotels

InterContinental Debuts New ‘Voco’ Brand of Hotels

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the launch of its new upscale brand, Voco.
Voco will launch in Australia with the reflagging of the Watermark Hotel & Spa Gold Coast in Surfers Paradise, Australia, a 388-room property.
At a Voco property, “guests will be able to enjoy the appeal of a more individual hotel, alongside the reassurance of a name above the door that they trust,” said Keith Barr, the company’s CEO. The Voco …

Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel Opens in Canada

Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel Opens in Canada

Marriott International announced the opening of the Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel on Tuesday.
The hotel, which offers 209 guestrooms, has its own art collection as well as a 192,000-square-foot (17,837-square-meter) conference center. It is located in downtown Markham near Main Street Unionville and the Pan Am Centre and is part of a downtown community project under development by Remington Developments.
Marriott promises a “forward-thinking guest experience” for the new property.  Guestrooms feature …

Ritz-Carlton to Enter Luxury Cruising Industry with Its Own Yacht

Ritz-Carlton to Enter Luxury Cruising Industry with Its Own Yacht

Marriott International’s Ritz-Carlton unit announced the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the hotelier’s entry into the luxury cruising industry.
The first voyages will take place in 2020, with a variety of destinations planned. Ritz-Carlton is promising its on-board guests a combination of “culture, adventure, or the chance to go off the beaten path.”
The yacht measures 623 feet (190 meters) in length and can accommodate as many as 298 passengers. It features 149 suites, …

Hyatt to Open 12 New Hotels in Canada

Hyatt to Open 12 New Hotels in Canada

Hyatt announced that it plans to open nine Hyatt Place and three Hyatt House hotels in Canada over the next two years bringing the number of Hyatt-branded properties in the country from nine to 21.
This year, the hotelier will open the 127-guestroom Hyatt Place Calgary Airport and the 126-room Hyatt Place Mississauga Centre.
The hotelier will open four Hyatt Place hotels next year, namely the Hyatt Place Brampton, the Hyatt Place …

New Grand Hyatt Hotel and Residences Opens in Abu Dhabi

New Grand Hyatt Hotel and Residences Opens in Abu Dhabi

Hyatt announced the opening of the Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl in the United Arab Emirates. The property is the first of the brand’s hotels to open in the country’s capital city, and the second in the country.
The hotel offers 332 guestrooms, as well as 36 suites and 60 one- and two-bedroom residences, ranging in size from 968 to 1,500 square feet (89 to 139 square …

New Hyatt Centric to Open in Dublin

New Hyatt Centric to Open in Dublin

Hyatt announced plans to open a new hotel in Dublin, Ireland, next May. The Hyatt Centric the Liberties Dublin will be the first Hyatt Centric in the country.
The property will offer 234 guestrooms as well as a restaurant, bar, and lounge. Guests will be able to use the hotel’s fitness center and its meeting and event spaces.
The hotel is to be located in the Liberties area of Dublin, within walking …