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Hyatt to Debut Hyatt Centric Brand

Hyatt to Debut Hyatt Centric Brand

Hyatt announced the introduction of Hyatt Centric, the company’s new brand of hotels.
The hotelier said that Hyatt Centric hotels will be unique to the cities they are situated in, with respect to the artwork, furniture, food, and beverages.
Each property will also have specialized room service, which will allow guests to order gourmet food to their rooms without going through the normal delivery process.
Over 15 new Hyatt Centric properties are slated …

Westin Buffalo to Debut in New York

Westin Buffalo to Debut in New York

Starwood Hotels and Resorts announced that it will open a new Westin hotel in Buffalo, New York in June 2016.  The Westin Buffalo will occupy the first five stories of a 12-story mixed use development.
The hotel will have 118 guestrooms, and will have a separate entrance and lobby.  The property will have a fitness center, as well as a bar and grab-and-go market.
The hotel will have 4,000 square feet (371 …

Marriott’s Moxy Brand to Debut in U.S.

Marriott’s Moxy Brand to Debut in U.S.

Marriott announced it will introduce its Moxy brand of hotels to the United States.  The brand was first launched in Italy last September.
The hotelier describes the brand as being “fun, edgy, and social, all with a youthful spirit.”
Marriott plans to open Moxy properties in U.S. cities including New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, New Orleans, and Chicago.
The brand’s first U.S. property, set to be located in New York, will be …

Virgin Hotels Nashville to Debut in Tennessee

Virgin Hotels Nashville to Debut in Tennessee

Virgin Hotels announced it will open a new property, the Virgin Hotels Nashville, in Nashville, Tennessee, in the fall of 2016.
The hotel will have 260 rooms and suites, as well as 15 penthouse residential units.  On the ground floor, the Commons Club, a bar and lounge area, will be available for guests.
A rooftop pool with dining options will also be available for guests.  A fitness center will also be located …

New InterContinental Hotel to Open in Washington, D.C.

New InterContinental Hotel to Open in Washington, D.C.

InterContinental Hotels Group announced it will open a new InterContinental hotel in Washington, D.C. in the second half of 2017.
The hotel, to be located at the Wharf, a mixed-use waterfront development located on the Washington Channel, will have 278 rooms,
The new InterContinental will have a restaurant and spa, as well as a rooftop pool and bar.
The hotel will also have 17,000 square feet (1,579 square meters) of meeting and event …

New Crowne Plaza Opens in London

New Crowne Plaza Opens in London

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the opening of the Crowne Plaza London Battersea.  The property is located close to Clapham Junction railway station, and is adjacent to London Heliport.
The hotel has 78 rooms, as well a fitness center and spa.  The spa offers guests a steam bath, sauna, and variety of special treatments.
The property also has 2,152 square feet (200 square meters) of meeting and event space.
The hotel’s Riverside Grill Restaurant …

New Hilton Hotel Opens at Jacksonville Airport

New Hilton Hotel Opens at Jacksonville Airport

Hilton announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Airport.  The hotel is located within walking distance of Jacksonville International Airport’s main terminal, and views of the runway are visible from the property.
The hotel has 201 guestrooms, each with LCD HDTVs.  The property also has complimentary wireless Internet.
A 24-hour fitness center, as well as a heated outdoor pool and hot tub are also located on the premises.  In addition, …