New Hotels

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 …

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Opens in Israel

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Opens in Israel

Hilton announced the opening of a new Waldorf Astoria property in Jerusalem. The Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is located near the walls of the Old City and the Jaffa Gate, as well as Independence Park and Mamilla, the city’s upscale shopping center.
The ten-story hotel has 226 guestrooms and suites. In addition, the property hosts two restaurants and a bar.
The hotel is also expected to open a spa next year, which will …

Element Bozeman to Open in Montana

Element Bozeman to Open in Montana

Starwood announced it will open a new Element brand hotel in Bozeman, Montana, in June 2015. The new hotel will be located in the city’s downtown entertainment district.
The Element Bozeman will have 104 guest rooms and suites, each with modular furniture, swiveling flat screen TVs, desks with open shelving, and custom-designed closets. Each room will also feature a fully equipped kitchen.
The hotel will also have a 24-hour fitness center, an …

Tetherow Lodges to Open in Bend, Oregon

Tetherow Lodges to Open in Bend, Oregon

A new resort will open in the mountain town of Bend, Oregon, on April 17. The new property, called Tetherow Lodges, will include 50 guest rooms that overlook the Cascade Mountains.
Each guest room will have a fireplace, a 46” HD TV, a mini refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffee maker with a selection of locally sourced teas and coffees.   Rooms will be available in nine different designs, with a size …

WestHouse Hotel New York Opens in Manhattan

WestHouse Hotel New York Opens in Manhattan

An independent luxury hotel has recently opened in Manhattan. The new WestHouse Hotel New York is located between Broadway and Seventh Avenue in the midtown area.
The hotel has 172 guest rooms and suites, each with a selection of DayNa Decker home and bath items and an art deco design. Each room also includes a 46” HD TV and a bedside touch-screen tablet that allows guests to adjust room climate controls …

Aloft Atlanta Downtown Hotel Opens

Aloft Atlanta Downtown Hotel Opens

Starwood announced the opening of a new Aloft property in Atlanta.  The Aloft Atlanta Downtown is the first Aloft brand hotel to be located in Georgia.
The 10-story hotel has 254 loft-like rooms, each with 42” flat screen TVs.  An outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center are also located on the premises, as well as the brand’s signature W XYZ bar, which features live musical performances.
The hotel provides over 2,500 square …