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IHG and Pro Invest Group partner for new property in Adelaide, Australia
28 April 2015 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a franchise agreement with investment firm Pro Invest Group for a new 245-room Holiday Inn Express hotel in Adelaide,...

Ritz-Carlton to open its second property in Saudi Arabia
27 April 2015 The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is set to open its new 224-room property in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in...

BHA says EU’s decision to enforce rate parity against hotels is not a meaningful solution
27 April 2015 In response to the decision taken by EU competition authorities to enforce rate parity with online travel agents, the British Hospitality Association (BHA) said the industry is concerned...

Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo deploys LeoNovus’ intelligent network platform
24 April 2015 Canada's full-service hotel Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo Hotel and Conference Centre is integrating LeoNovus' SMART Media Platform and distributed cloud services as part of its renovation...

Starwood opens new Westin property in Jekyll Island, US
24 April 2015 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has opened a new 200-room Westin hotel in the Jekyll Island, Georgia,...

IHG to open new Hotel Indigo property in Dubai in 2017
23 April 2015 InterContinental Hotels Group has unveiled plans to open a new 285-room Hotel Indigo in the UAE in...

Kenya’s Ole Sereni Hotel to proceed with second phase expansion
22 April 2015 Placid View Properties' Ole Sereni Hotel will receive a financial boost of KES1.9bn ($21m) from Kenya Commercial Bank Group (KCB) for its second phase...

Wyndham opens its first property in eastern Africa
22 April 2015 Wyndham Hotel Group has opened a new 139-room Ramada Resort Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, which is the first hotel for the group in eastern...

MTGA and IIAC to develop new integrated hotel-casino resort in South Korea
21 April 2015 The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) to develop a new integrated hotel-casino resort...

Ensemble to unveil new Hyatt Place hotel in Emeryville, California
20 April 2015 Hospitality group Ensemble Hotel Partners has broken ground on a new Hyatt Place hotel in Emeryville,...

Marriott opens its first property in Guyana
20 April 2015 Marriott International's brand Marriott Hotels has opened a new 197-room property in Georgetown,...

UEB Builders to renovate 312-room Chaparral Suites Hotel in Scottsdale
17 April 2015 US-based UEB Builders has secured a contract to renovate the Chaparral Suites Hotel and conference centre in Scottsdale,...

Carlson Rezidor to open new Radisson Red property in Cape Town, South Africa
17 April 2015 Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has unveiled plans to open a new Radisson Red Hotel V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa, in late...

Starwood launches new Four Points property in Las Vegas
16 April 2015 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has opened its first Four Points hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada,...

IHG opens first Holiday Inn Express property in Papua New Guinea
15 April 2015 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened its first Holiday Inn Express hotel in Port Moresby, Papua New...

Residence Inn by Marriott Cleveland Downtown in US completes renovation
15 April 2015 Noble Investment Group has announced the completion of renovation of the Residence Inn by Marriott Cleveland Downtown in the...

Hyatt Hotels opens first Hyatt Regency-branded property in Gujarat, India
14 April 2015 US-based hospitality firm Hyatt Hotels has opened its first Hyatt Regency-branded hotel in the west Indian state of Gujarat in...

Travelodge owners consider hotel sale for £1bn
13 April 2015 UK's budget hotel chain Travelodge is set to be put up for sale by its owners that could provide the company with more than...

Hilton opens new 298-room property in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
13 April 2015 Hospitality firm Hilton Worldwide's brand Hilton Hotels & Resorts has opened a new 298-room Hilton Barra property in Rio de Janeiro,...

Marriott’s Autograph Collection opens new 391-room property in Panama
10 April 2015 Marriott International's brand Autograph Collection Hotels has opened a new 391-room Sortis Hotel, Spa and Casino in Panama City, Panama, which is also the brand's second property in Central...

Centara set to open new property in China
10 April 2015 Thai hotel group Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced its new property in China, the Centara Resort Zhaoqing, after signing a management contract with Zhaoqing Yuhao Properties...