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Aloft Calgary University Opens in Western Canada

Aloft Calgary University Opens in Western Canada

Starwood announced the opening of the Aloft Calgary University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  The hotel is the first Aloft property to open in western Canada.
Each of the hotel’s 143 guestrooms has 42” LCD TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, and walk-in showers.  The property also has a spa, 24-hour gym, and indoor pool.
In addition, the brand’s signature W XYZ bar is located on the premises, which features live musical performances from …

New Hotel Indigo to Open in Atlanta

New Hotel Indigo to Open in Atlanta

InterContinental Hotels Group announced that it will open a new Hotel Indigo brand property in Atlanta in 2015. The Hotel Indigo Downtown Atlanta will be located at 230 Peachtree Street Northeast in the city’s downtown area.
The property will have 200 guest rooms, as well as a restaurant and bar serving locally sourced food and beverages.  A fitness center and business center will also be located on the premises.
In addition, the …

Westin Wilmington Opens in Delaware

Westin Wilmington Opens in Delaware

Starwood announced the opening of the Westin Wilmington in Wilmington, Delaware. The new hotel, located at 818 Shipyard Drive, with views of the Wilmington skyline and the Delaware Valley, is directly connected to the Chase Center on the Riverfront.
The property has 180 rooms and suites, as well as a 24-hour business center. The Westin Wilmington houses five meeting spaces, the largest of which is 1,566 square feet (145 square meters), …

Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa Opens in Tibet

Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa Opens in Tibet

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new property in Lhasa, Tibet. The Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa is the first Shangri-La property to open in Tibet.
The new property has 262 guestrooms and 17 suites. The hotel also houses three dining facilities serving Tibetan and international cuisine, a snack and beverage lounge, an indoor pool, a gym, and spa.
The hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi Internet service throughout the entire property.  Additionally, …

Starwood Opens New Hotel in Oklahoma City

Starwood Opens New Hotel in Oklahoma City

Starwood announced the opening of a new Aloft brand hotel in Oklahoma City. The Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown – Bricktown is located at 209 North Walnut Avenue in the city’s Bricktown entertainment district.
The new hotel has 124 loft-like rooms and ten suites, including a two-story presidential suite. Each suite is equipped with Jacuzzi hot tubs and sleeper sofas.
The new property also has nearly 8,000 square feet (743 square meters) of …

MGM Resorts Plans Global Expansion

MGM Resorts Plans Global Expansion

MGM Resorts International announced plans to launch many new properties in gateway cities and resort destinations around the world. The hotelier’s rapid expansion comes as a result of a recent partnership with the Hakkasan Group, a London-based lifestyle company that specializes in the development of restaurants, lounges, and nightlife establishments.
The partnership first began in April 2013 with the opening of the Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub at the MGM …

New Crowne Plaza Hotel Opens in Ontario, Canada

New Crowne Plaza Hotel Opens in Ontario, Canada

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the opening of the Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. The property, located in downtown Kitchener, was formerly the KW Hotel and Conference Centre, and underwent a multi-million dollar renovation before becoming a Crowne Plaza property.
The nine-story hotel has 193 guestrooms and eight suites, including the multi-room presidential suite, which features a Jacuzzi and fireplace. Each guestroom offers complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, as well as tea …