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New Hilton Hotel Opens in Plano, Texas

New Hilton Hotel Opens in Plano, Texas

Hilton announced the opening of the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park hotel in Texas.  The property is located in the planned community of Granite Park in Plano, just north of Dallas.
The hotel has 299 guestrooms, each with stone countertops, lighted mirrors, 47” flat screen TVs, and minifridges. In addition, the lobby houses a media bar with 12 flat screen TVs and a technology lounge.
A boardwalk connects the hotel to a 30,000-square-foot (2,787-square-meter) …

Hyatt Regency Suzhou Opens in Eastern China

Hyatt Regency Suzhou Opens in Eastern China

Hyatt announced the opening of a new property in Suzhou, a city in eastern China just outside of Shanghai.  The Hyatt Regency Suzhou is located in Jinghope Plaza, a new complex that also includes of a shopping mall, office buildings, and entertainment venues.
The hotel has 355 rooms and suites.  Standard rooms have high-defintion TVs, free on-demand movies, and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, while suites have separate dining and living areas, coffee …

ME Miami Hotel to Open in Florida

ME Miami Hotel to Open in Florida

Melia Hotels announced it will open a new property, the ME Miami, in spring 2015.  The property will be the company’s first ME by Melia hotel to open in the United States, and its seventh worldwide.
The new hotel will have 129 rooms, as well as two rooftop pools.  In addition, the property’s steakhouse, STK Rebel, will offer indoor and outdoor dining.
The ME Miami will be located at 1100 Biscayne Boulevard, …

New Element Hotel Opens in Harrison, New Jersey

New Element Hotel Opens in Harrison, New Jersey

Starwood announced the opening of the Element Harrison – Newark hotel in New Jersey.  The property is the second Element brand hotel to open in the state.
All of the property’s 138 rooms have flat-screen TVs, custom-designed closets, artwork from local artists, and fully-equipped kitchens.  In addition, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access is provided throughout the entire hotel.
The Element Harrison – Newark also houses a 24-hour fitness center and an indoor pool.  A …

Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar to Open in Nassau

Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar to Open in Nassau

Hyatt announced it will open a new property, the Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar, in Nassau, the Bahamas, in spring of next year.  The hotel will be part of the Baha Mar resort, a complex that will also include three additional luxury hotels.
The new property will offer 700 rooms, including 85 private residences.  Dining venues will include a full service restaurant specializing in seafood, as well as a jazz-themed terrace …

Shangri-La to Debut ‘Jen’ Brand of Hotels

Shangri-La to Debut ‘Jen’ Brand of Hotels

Shangri-La Hotels announced it will be rebranding all of its Traders Hotels properties under a new brand, Hotel Jen.  The first of the new hotels, the Hotel Jen Orchardgateway in Singapore, will open on September 15.
As part of the launch, Shangri-La created a virtual personal named Jen, who is a professional hotelier “who loves life, travel, and the adventure of discovering new places.”  Guests will be treated as “friends of …

Park Hyatt New York Opens its Doors

Park Hyatt New York Opens its Doors

Hyatt announced that its new flagship property, the Park Hyatt New York, opened on Monday.
The hotel is located within walking distance of Central Park and across the street from Carnegie Hall on West 57th Street. Park Hyatt New York occupies the first 25 floors of the 90-story One57 skyscraper designed by architect Christian de Portzamparc and located in midtown Manhattan.
It has a total of 210 guest rooms, each 475 square …