New Hotels

Hyatt Regency Riyadh to Open in 2013

Hyatt Regency Riyadh to Open in 2013

Hyatt has announced it will open the Hyatt Regency Riyadh in 2013. This will be the seventh Hyatt brand hotel to be developed in Saudi Arabia (and the second in Riyadh).
The Hyatt Regency Riyadh will offer 257 rooms, including 37 suites. Other amenities will include two restaurants, both a lobby lounge and a Regency Club lounge, and a fitness center with a pool.
The hotel will be located in Riyadh’s Al …

Element Harrison Hotel To Open Near Newark Liberty Airport

Element Harrison Hotel To Open Near Newark Liberty Airport

Starwood has announced that it will open the Element Harrison hotel in the Summer of 2014, five miles from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Element Harrison will join Element Ewing Princeton as the second Element hotel in New Jersey. Element is Starwood’s brand of eco-friendly green hotels.
Element Harrison will offer 138 green rooms, and other brand staples such as “Rise”, a complimentary healthy breakfast, the “Motion” 24-hour fitness center, an indoor saline …

Courtyard San Diego Downtown Hotel Opens

Courtyard San Diego Downtown Hotel Opens

The Courtyard San Diego Downtown hotel has just opened in the city’s Gaslamp Quarter.
The hotel was once the San Diego Trust and Savings Bank, but has been renovated to offer 230 rooms and 15 suites. The building originally opened in 1928 as the city’s tallest office building, and featured a rooftop shooting gallery.
The hotel’s lobby features antique iron chandeliers, decorative columns, and a 32-foot ceiling. Meetings can now be held …

Palace Hotel Tokyo to Open

Palace Hotel Tokyo to Open

Palace Hotel Tokyo, a new luxury hotel in Marunouchi, Japan, will open May 17.
The 290 rooms in the hotel will be divided into 12 categories, ranging from deluxe rooms to suites. Each room will offer views of Tokyo’s Imperial Palace gardens, and provide complimentary Wi-Fi and 46-inch LCD TVs. Room rates range from $625 to $8,800 per night.
The hotel will feature ten new restaurants and bars, with the goal of …

Radisson Blu Hotel Istanbul Opens

Radisson Blu Hotel Istanbul Opens

Carlson Rezidor has opened the Radisson Blu Hotel Istanbul, the hotel group’s third in the city.
The Radisson Blu Hotel Istanbul is located in the city’s upscale Atasehir district and near to its two airports, Sabiha Gokcen International and Atatuerk International.
The new hotel has 195 rooms and suites, which offer free Internet access, Anne Semonin bath amenities, and 37-inch LCD TVs. In addition, suites provide larger 42-inch TVs, free in-room movies, …

Marriott To Double Number of Caribbean/Latin American Hotels

Marriott To Double Number of Caribbean/Latin American Hotels

Marriott International has announced that it plans to double its number of hotels in the Caribbean and Latin America by 2017. The chain’s expansion would add approximately 14,000 jobs in the region.
Marriott currently has 35 hotels under development in the Caribbean and Latin America, including the Ritz-Carlton Aruba, JW Marriott Cusco, and Port-au-Prince Marriott Hotel.
Marriott International currently has 69 hotels in 25 countries in the aforementioned region. Nine of Marriott’s …

Starwood To Open Dual Ski Resorts In Changbaishan,China

Starwood To Open Dual Ski Resorts In Changbaishan,China

Starwood has announced that it will open two ski resorts in Changbaishan, China, in August of this year. The Westin Changbaishan and Sheraton Changbaishan Resorts will be located near the slopes of the Chanbai Mountains, one of China’s skiing destinations.
The Westin Changbaishan Resort will offer ski-in/ski-out access, as well as a Westin Kids Club, a Westin Heavenly Spa, and an indoor swimming pool. The hotel will have 257 rooms, each …