UAE > Switzerland based Swissôtel and UAE based Al Ghurair are set to announce the inauguration of two new properties embedded within Al Ghurair Centre, Deira, Dubai.

swissotel logo Following the formal partnership agreement between Al Ghurair and AccorHotels, owner of Swissôtel, in July 2017 to open up the first Swissôtel in the UAE, both parties are now set to announce the inauguration of two new properties within Al Ghurair Center, Deira, Dubai. Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living are located within the Al Ghurair Centre Complex and have More …

INDIA > USA based Marriott International is set to open 100th hotel in India

marriott logo Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Center is the 100th hotel planned to open in India by Marriott International. Arne Sorenson, CEO and President of Marriott International is set to visit India for a week-long visit to India as the company is looking to extend its leadership presence in India with more than 50 signed projects in the pipeline. More …

GERMANY > USA based Hilton opens its upper- midscale brand, Hampton, in Germany along with nine new properties in other locations with international expansion in Germany, China and Canada

Hilton logo Hilton has announced the opening of nine new properties including , including Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Detroit/Warren in Michigan, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton St. George in Utah ,Hampton by Hilton Dortmund Phoenix See in Germany, Hampton by Hilton Shunde Longjiang, Foshan and Hampton by Hilton Suzhou Xiangcheng District in China. To solidify its position as one of the fastest growing international More …

EGYPT > Germany based Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts is set to expand its portfolio by establishing a hotel in Luxor, Egypt

Steigenberger logo Set to be located on the East Bank of the Nile, Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts is set to expand its portfolio by establishing a hotel in Luxor, Egypt by the third quarter of 2018. The hotel is set to have 281 rooms, suites and bungalows including six restaurants and bars, outdoor pool with a view of the Nile. The bungalow More …

FINLAND > Sweden based Scandic completes the acquisition of Restel’s hotel operations in Finland

Scandic With the announcement of acquisition of Restel’s hotel operations in Finland on June 21, 2017 and the approval on December 5th by the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority subject to the divestment of one hotel in Lahti, one in Pori and one in Kuopio, Scandic has finally completed the acquisition. Scandic has also committed not to participate in certain announced More …

JAPAN > Hyatt Hotels Corporations is set to open Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo, the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the Asia-Pacific region

Hyatt logo Located on the fashionable Namiki-dori street in cosmopolitan Ginza, Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo is a 164 room full service lifestyle hotel that is set to be opened by Hyatt Hotels Corporation to offer travelers a Hyatt experience in Tokyo. The hotel offers curated yet authentically local experience for its guests and also provides insider knowledge and resources to put guests More …

SAUDI ARABIA > Intercity Hotel Riyadh Malaz is set to open before the end of the year in Saudi Arabia

Intercityhotel logo IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz is the company’s first hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is set to open before the end of the year. East Consulting Engineering Center, one of the country’s leading consultancy firms, is the contractual partner for IntercityHotel. With a total of 86 rooms that includes four suites, IntercityHotel is located in the Al Malaz district More …

UAE > Marriott International is set to open the design- led Aloft Palm Jumeirah, the first Aloft in Dubai, UAE

marriott logo  Located on the Eastern part of the Palm Jumeirah, Marriott International’s Aloft Palm Jumeirah hotel offers a distinct lifestyle to the iconic landmark fused with the tech- forward approach and modern style. According to Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International: “We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of our first Aloft in Dubai, situated More …