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Hyatt to Open New Hotel in Iceland

Hyatt to Open New Hotel in Iceland

Hyatt Hotels announced plans to open a new hotel in Reykjavík, Iceland.
The Hyatt Centric Reykjavík will be the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the country.  The 169-property, which will open in 2022, will be located in the building that formerly housed the headquarters of the Ríkisútvarpið, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, which will undergo a top-to-bottom redevelopment to be converted into a hotel.
Hyatt said it had spent the past year carefully …

Four Seasons Hotel to Open in Former World Trade Center Building in New Orleans

Four Seasons Hotel to Open in Former World Trade Center Building in New Orleans

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced plans for a new hotel that will open in New Orleans late next year.
The hotelier chose the city for its next hotel, noting that it is “an epicenter of history, culture, and activity,” with “jazz music at every turn.”
The 341-room Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Orleans will be built on the site of the former World Trade Center on Canal Street as …

Marriott Plans to Open Over 20 New Luxury Hotels in 2020

Marriott Plans to Open Over 20 New Luxury Hotels in 2020

Marriott International said it will open over 20 luxury hotels next year with locations ranging from Danang to Istanbul to Reykjavik to Toronto.
The hotelier will add hotels under three brands, JW Marriott, W hotels, and Edition, as well as under the umbrella of the Luxury Collection, formerly the Starwood Luxury Collection.
The JW Marriott brand will open in eight locations, namely Anaheim, Orlando, and Savannah in the United States and Danang, …

Hyatt to Open Over 20 New Luxury Hotels in Next 14 Months

Hyatt to Open Over 20 New Luxury Hotels in Next 14 Months

Hyatt Hotels said it will open over 20 new luxury hotels by the end of next year.
The hotelier will add properties under several brands including Andaz, Alila, Grand Hyatt, Miraval, and Park Hyatt, as well as some that will be part of the Unbound Collection.
The Park Hyatt brand will make an appearance in five new locations including Auckland, Doha, Jakarta, Suzhou, China, and Niseko, Japan. In addition, Hyatt will open …

Nobu Opens New Hotel on the Baja California Sur Peninsula

Nobu Opens New Hotel on the Baja California Sur Peninsula

Nobu Hospitality announced the opening of a new property, the Nobu Hotel Los Cabos on the Baja California Sur peninsula.  The hotel opened with a sake ceremony and fireworks on November 13.
The sake ceremony included breaking the lid of the sake barrel with wooden mallets before serving the contents in masu cups.
The hotel has 200 guestrooms and suites, and is home to a Nobu restaurant. The property will also have …

Hilton to Open Motto by Hilton Hotels in Atlanta, Washington, D.C.

Hilton to Open Motto by Hilton Hotels in Atlanta, Washington, D.C.

Hilton announced the groundbreaking for a Motto by Hilton hotel in Atlanta and plans to open a Motto by Hilton hotel in Washington, D.C. early next year.
The 146-key Atlanta property will be in the Old Fourth Ward of the city as part of the Waldo’s mixed-use development and will open in 2021.
In addition to the Atlanta property, Hilton said that the Motto by Hilton Washington D.C. City Center, a 245-room …

JW Marriott Maldives Opens Doors to Guests

JW Marriott Maldives Opens Doors to Guests

Marriott International announced the opening of the JW Marriott Maldives Resort and Spa on the Maldives archipelago. The new property is on Vagary Island, which is part of the Shiviyani Atoll or administrative district.
Villas at the 60-key property start at 2,520 square foot (234 square meters), and feature private pools and sunbathing decks.  Single-story and duplex Overwater Pool Villas overlook the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean and are set on …