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IHG to Open First Kimpton Hotel in France

IHG to Open First Kimpton Hotel in France

InterContinental Hotels Group announced plans to open the Kimpton St Honoré Paris, the first Kimpton-branded hotel in France.
The hotel will be located on the Boulevard des Capucines in the Opéra district of the city of Paris. It will occupy the previous location of the luxury department store Samaritaine de Luxe.
The façade of the building will be restored, keeping its original Art Nouveau style. Interior decorator Charles Zana is charged with …

Origin Hotel Collection to Partner with Wyndham

Origin Hotel Collection to Partner with Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts announced plans to enter into a partnership with the Thrash Group, a hotel development company. As part of the deal, the two have signed franchise agreements for seven properties, including five hotels from the Thrash Group’s Origin Hotel Collection.
The seven hotels are located in six different states, including Colorado, where there are two; Kentucky; Mississippi; North Carolina; Texas; and West Virginia.
In a statement, Wyndham said it …

Marriott to Open 100 Hotels in Asia-Pacific in 2021

Marriott to Open 100 Hotels in Asia-Pacific in 2021

Marriott International said it plans to open approximately 100 hotels in the Asia-Pacific region in 2021.
The hotelier will add hotels under multiple brands, including JW Marriott, W hotels, and the Ritz-Carlton Reserve.
“The strength of our pipeline is testament to the long-term growth prospects in Asia Pacific,” said Paul Foskey, the chain’s chief development officer for the Asia-Pacific region.
The opening of the Ritz-Carlton Reserve Jiuzhaigo this spring in China will make …

Marriott Opens First Moxy Hotel in Texas

Marriott Opens First Moxy Hotel in Texas

Marriott International announced the opening of the Moxy Austin-University, the first Moxy-branded hotel in Texas.
The hotel is located next to the University of Texas at Austin campus in the city of Austin.
The concept of the hotel draws inspiration from the university setting. The 162 guestrooms feature industrial design elements such as platform beds and peg walls in lieu of closets.
Bar Moxy, a 150-seat indoor and outdoor lounge space, doubles as …

New Rosewood Hotel to Open in Rome in Historic Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Building

New Rosewood Hotel to Open in Rome in Historic Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Building

Rosewood Hotels and Resorts said it will open a new property in Rome in 2023.
Located in the center of the city on the celebrated Via Veneto, one of the city’s most well known streets, the Rosewood Rome will occupy the previous headquarters of the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Italy’s sixth largest bank, as well as two other historic buildings .
Each of the three buildings dates back to the start of …

Hyatt Regency Opens in South Africa

Hyatt Regency Opens in South Africa

Hyatt Hotels announced the opening of its first Hyatt-branded property in Cape Town, South Africa.
The 137-room hotel, renovated in partnership with Millat Properties and LW Design Group, features brightly-lit rooms in moderate, earth tones with hardwood floors.
The newly refurbished property is located in the Bo-Kaap neighborhood with views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill
The hotel offers an indoor and outdoor pool. Other amenities include a fitness center, laundry service, and …

Hilton Opens Waldorf Astoria Xiamen, its 300th Hotel in China

Hilton Opens Waldorf Astoria Xiamen, its 300th Hotel in China

Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the Waldorf Astoria Xiamen, the fourth Waldorf Astoria property in Asia and the hotelier’s 300th hotel in China.
The new Waldorf joins the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok and Waldorf Astoria Beijing in Asia.  It is the sixth Waldorf Astoria to open in the Asia-Pacific region.
The 245-key property offers guests room with floor-to-ceiling windows and a choice of decors: the light design features …