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Sisban to invest $399.8m on Fairmont hotel in Jeddah
28 May 2015 Saudi Arabia-based Sisban Holding is planning to invest SAR1.5bn ($399.8m) in Fairmont International Hotel to be built at Jeddah Corniche....

Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel and Spa completes renovation
27 May 2015 Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel and Spa in Texas has completed its multi-million dollar...

Hilton to manage Dubai World Central hotel in UAE
27 May 2015 Hilton Worldwide has signed a deal with the hospitality division of Mohammad Omar Bin Haider Holding Group to manage the 535-room hotel at Dubai World Central...

UnipolSai to buy hotel business from Italian hotel chain Una for €287m
26 May 2015 Italian financial services company UnipolSai has agreed to acquire Italian hotel group Una for nearly €287m in order to diversify its investment and improve its presence within the...

IHG plans second hotel in Chennai, India
22 May 2015 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has entered a management agreement with Adyar Gate Hotels for its upcoming InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort in the southern Indian city of...

JW Marriott opens redesigned Washington DC hotel
22 May 2015 Luxury hotel chain JW Marriott has opened its redesigned hotel in Washington,...

Hilton opens its first hotel in Batumi
21 May 2015 Black Sea port of Batumi, Georgia has its first Hilton Hotels and Resorts property, which opened in the capital city on 20...

Carey Watermark investors buys majority stake in Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia
20 May 2015 A joint venture of Carey Watermark Investors and Philadelphia Hospitality Partners have bought a majority stake in Ritz-Carlton...

CPA:18 invests €76m to develop new hotel in Germany
20 May 2015 Non-traded REIT, CPA: 18 has entered an agreement with investment company W P Carey to provide €76m in funding to complete the construction of a new lifestyle hotel in Munich,...

Asia’s first Nobu Hotel opens in Philippines
19 May 2015 Asia's first Nobu Hotel has been opened at the City of Dreams Manila, Philippines by Robert de Niro and his business partners, including chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Meir...

The Grafton on Sunset to open after $8m renovation
18 May 2015 The Grafton on Sunset has announced the hotel will be debuting its fresh new look in May after undergoing an extensive $8m...

Legoland Hotel opens Florida Resort
18 May 2015 Legoland Hotel has opened its Florida Resort, marking further expansion by making it a multi-day experience for...

Marriott Resort & Spa opens property in Mulu, Malaysia
15 May 2015 Marriott International has opened Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa, the company's first rainforest resort in Asia Pacific at Mulu in...

Kimpton introduces surf-inspired Skyline Collection at Hotel Palomar San Diego
15 May 2015 US-based hotel and restaurant company Kimpton unveiled its 50-room, surf-inspired Skyline Collection at the company's Hotel Palomar San...

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens in Kentucky
14 May 2015 Hilton's mid-tier, all-suite hotel brand Home2 Suites has opened its first property in Kentucky, making it the 53rd property for the hotel...

Moody National contemplates acquisition of Hampton Inn Boston for $57m
13 May 2015 Real estate investment trust Moody National REIT I is planning to acquire Hampton Inn Boston for $57m, which does not include the acquisition...

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay hotel’s $15m renovation is completed
13 May 2015 UK-based InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced that it has completed a $15m renovation of the Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay hotel, which is located on a half mile of private...

Starwood plans to convert Conrad Chicago into the Luxury Collection brand
12 May 2015 US-based hotel and leisure company Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is planning to convert Conrad Chicago into the Luxury Collection...

Hilton Kansas City Airport Hotel completes $10m renovation
11 May 2015 The $10m renovation project of the Hilton Kansas City Airport Hotel has been completed, which included redesigning guest rooms and transformation of the restaurant and bar under the 'Asado...

Aloft hotel development plan in New York announced
11 May 2015 US-based Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide worked with Fortuna Realty Group's Morris Moinian to announce its plans for the development of Aloft hotel in New...

Nobu to construct its first Mexican hotel in Cabo San Lucas
08 May 2015 Nobu Hospitality is planning to open its first hotel in Mexico in partnership with RCD Resorts, making it the second joint property between the two...