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Hyatt Reflags Two IHG Properties in Manchester

Hyatt Reflags Two IHG Properties in Manchester

Hyatt Hotels announced the opening on Monday of the Hyatt Regency Manchester and the Hyatt House Manchester, the latter being the brand’s entry into the United Kingdom.
The hotelier opened the 212-key Hyatt Regency Manchester Oxford Road and the 116-key Hyatt House Manchester/Oxford Road in the Lume, a building that also houses two restaurants, reflagging two InterContinental Hotels Group properties currently operating in the building.
Both the Crowne Plaza Manchester Oxford Road …

Hilton Introduces Tempo, A New Hotel Brand

Hilton Introduces Tempo, A New Hotel Brand

Hilton Worldwide Holdings announced a new hotel brand, Tempo by Hilton.
Tempo is intended to be “an approachable lifestyle brand curated to serve a growing segment of ‘modern achievers,’” the hotelier said at a launch event in New York City, as well as be a product that helps guests “live better lives.”
Key elements of Tempo hotels will include a lifestyle component, modern design, and a bar and restaurant designed to attract …

Hilton to Debut New Brand Aimed at Young Professionals in January

Hilton to Debut New Brand Aimed at Young Professionals in January

Hilton announced plans to introduce a new brand come January. The new brand will be aimed at a young-professionals demographic, which has become an increasingly competitive segment of the market.
“We’re launching a new brand that’s made for ambitious, modern travelers,” the hotelier said in an invitation to media. “Our thoughtfully designed stylish spaces inspire guests to look up and take notice.”
In July, CEO Christopher Nassetta told analysts during the company’s …

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 …