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Hyatt opens Hyatt Place Bloomington in Illinois
28 August 2015 Hyatt has announced the opening of Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal, the brand's first Hyatt Place in Normal,...

Sheraton Bucharest Hotel to open in Romania
28 August 2015 Starwood Hotels & Resorts has teamed up with SC Grand Plaza Hotel to open the Sheraton Bucharest Hotel in...

Renovation of Sheraton College Park North Hotel completed
27 August 2015 The $5m renovation of Sheraton College Park North Hotel, located in the heart of Washington DC has been...

Development of $150m Brisbane Airport hotel project begins
26 August 2015 Scott Flynn Properties (SFP) in a joint venture with Flynn Property Group has commenced development of the Brisbane Airport Hotels and Conference Centre at Brisbane...

Hyatt Place Buffalo in New York opens
26 August 2015 Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst has opened in western New York, which has the brand's signature design with a casual...

Carlson Rezidor to expand its presence in India with three new hotel deals
25 August 2015 Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is expanding its presence in India with the signing of three new hotels in the north, south and western parts of the...

Langham Hospitality to open its first luxury hotel in Dubai
24 August 2015 Langham Hospitality Group has announced its first luxury hotel in United Arab Emirates in partnership with Omniyat, a real estate development group based in...

Renovation of Ahwahnee hotel in Yosemite Valley is completed
24 August 2015 The Ahwahnee hotel in Yosemite Valley has completed the renovation of 24 cottages with a funding of $650,000 from Delaware North in collaboration with the National Park...

Westin Hotels & Resorts to open first property in Daytona Beach, Florida
21 August 2015 Westin Hotels & Resorts is planning to open its first property the Westin Daytona Beach Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach, Florida by the end of...

Marriott opens first Protea branded property in Ghana
21 August 2015 Marriott International has opened its first property in Ghana under the Protea brand, named Protea Hotel Select...

Robotic butler Botlr starts serving guests at Aloft Silicon Valley
20 August 2015 Aloft Hotels has introduced its second robotic butler Botlr at Aloft Silicon Valley in...

Marriott to open first hotel in Serbia in September
19 August 2015 Marriott International is opening its first hotel, the Courtyard Belgrade City Center, in...

Starwood to open W Los Angeles Downtown in 2019
19 August 2015 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in collaboration with Shenzhen Hazens Real Estate Group is planning to build W Los Angeles Downtown in order to expand W brand's presence in Los...

Palace of Versailles to be converted into a hotel
18 August 2015 French royal château Palace of Versailles is expected to be converted into a luxury hotel in order to raise revenue for its...

Echo Entertainment to invest $345m in new hotel in Australia
17 August 2015 Australia's gaming and entertainment group Echo Entertainment has announced plans to invest $345m to construct a new hotel tower in Gold Coast and renovate the entire Jupiters...

Three additional Element brand properties to open in Greater China
17 August 2015 Greater China are set to open three additional Element branded properties from Starwood Hotels & Resorts over the next four...

Sheraton Bloomington’s $15m renovation completed
14 August 2015 Starwood's Sheraton brand has announced it has completed the $15m renovation of Sheraton Bloomington, which has been...

Holiday Inn Express to open sixth property in Thailand
14 August 2015 InterContinental Hotels has entered a management contract with U&N Hospitality for a 222-room Holiday Inn Express on the Ao Nang Beach in Krabi,...

Four new hotels to launch under Starwood’s Aloft and Element brands in Dubai
13 August 2015 Starwood Hotels & Resorts has collaborated with real estate developer Dubai Properties to open four new hotels in Dubai by...

Hilton Worldwide introduces digital key
12 August 2015 Hilton Worldwide has added digital key to its Hilton HHonors app, which will help guests to bypass the hotel check-in counter and access their rooms...

Low oil prices leads to slump in Aberdeen’s hotel sector
12 August 2015 Low oil prices in Aberdeen, popularly known as Scotland's energy capital, has had a substantial effect on the hotel industry, with a major drop recorded in occupancy and...


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