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Aman Introduces Janu, A New Hotel Brand

Aman Introduces Janu, A New Hotel Brand

Aman Resorts International announced on Wednesday a new brand, Janu.
Janu will launch with three new hotels slated to open in 2022. The new properties will be in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia; Montenegro; and Tokyo.  The Janu property in Montenegro will offer a serviced residence program in addition to being a traditional hotel.
The new brand will “deliver harmonythrough the dynamic balance of opposites,” the company said in a statement.  “Janu stands …

Hyatt to Open New Properties in Miami and Turkey

Hyatt to Open New Properties in Miami and Turkey

Hyatt Hotels announced plans for two new properties, a Grand Hyatt in Miami and a Hyatt Regency in Izmir, Turkey.
The Grand Hyatt will be adjacent to the Miami Beach Convention Center, which was recently renovated.  The 800-key property will feature 12 floors of guest rooms that have views of Miami Beach as well as two floors of meeting and event space including ballrooms.  The hotel will be connected to the …

Accor and SBE to Open Mondrian Hotels in Asia

Accor and SBE to Open Mondrian Hotels in Asia

French hotelier Accor and SBE Entertainment Group announced plans to introduce the Mondrian hotel brand to Asia and expand the brand’s presence in Europe. The two hotel groups (Accor owns 50% of SBE) plan to open a total of ten new Mondrian hotels by the end of 2021.
The initial three Mondrian properties will be located in Seoul, Bordeaux, and Cannes.  The two plan to announce additional Mondrian properties in Australia, …

Apurva Kempinski Bali Adds 43 Private Villas

Apurva Kempinski Bali Adds 43 Private Villas

Kempinski Hotels announced the completion of 43 private villas at the Apurva Kempinski Bali.
The new resort, located in the Nusa Dua area of Bali, opened its doors to guests on February 1, 2019. Its design pays homage to the island’s natural landscape and incorporates multiple waterfalls. A 250-step Grand Staircase that was inspired by Bali’s Pura Besakih water temple runs through the center of the property.
The Apurva Kempinski Bali offers …

Hilton to Debut 6 Curio and Tapestry Collection Hotels in 2020

Hilton to Debut 6 Curio and Tapestry Collection Hotels in 2020

Hilton Worldwide announced plans to open multiple new properties that will be part of its Curio Collection and Tapestry Collection brand portfolio.
There will be three new hotels in the Curio Collection including the Emerald House Lisbon, the Navy Pier Chicago, and the Fellows House Cambridge.  All three are expected to open in the third quarter of 2020.
The Emerald House is undergoing a major renovation and will reopen with 67 guest …

Luxe Life Hotel Opens in New York City

Luxe Life Hotel Opens in New York City

Luxe Hotels announced the opening of the Luxe Life Hotel in New York City.
The 98-key hotel is in the former headquarters building of Life Magazine.  Life moved into the building in 1895 and the hotel celebrates the famous photographers and artists who contributed to the magazine including Norman Rockwell, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Margaret Bourke-White, and Robert Capa.
“Today, the Life team’s creative spirit lives on throughout the neighborhood and throughout the hotel,” …

Frankfurt Airport Welcomes New Marriott and Refurbished Sheraton Hotel

Frankfurt Airport Welcomes New Marriott and Refurbished Sheraton Hotel

Marriott International announced the opening of a new Marriott hotel and a refurbished Sheraton hotel at Frankfurt Airport that is located directly in Terminal 1.
The Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel and Conference Center previously occupied three interconnected buildings with a total of 1,008 rooms.  The renovated Sheraton has 779 rooms and the new Marriott has 233.
The move brings together two brands that were arch rivals prior to the Starwood-Marriott merger. The two …