Centara Hotels and Resorts to Open First China Resort

Centara Resort Zhaoqing is the Thai hospitality group’s first property in China, following the signing of a management contract with the owners, Zhaoqing Yuhao Properties Development Co., Ltd. It is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2017. “I...Read more

FRHI Hotels Continues Expansion into Egypt

FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) announced the development of two new hotel projects in Egypt while also releasing new details of its previously announced tri-brand hotel development in Sharm El Sheikh. The two new projects include a Fairmont hotel in...Read more

Minor Hotel Group Partners with Qatari Diar to Expand Footprint into North Africa

Minor Hotel Group announced a partnership with Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company to develop two new Anantara resorts in North Africa, to open in 2017. “We are excited to announce these two new Anantara resorts in North Africa in...Read more

IHG Opens Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Cartagena

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened the doors to the Holiday Inn Express Cartagena Bocagrande hotel in Cartagena, Colombia. The new-build, 200-room hotel is the second IHG property in the city of Cartagena and the 12th property in Colombia. The...Read more

All-Inclusive Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall Open Their Doors in Jamaica

The official grand opening ceremony for Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall and Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Hyatt’s first dual-branded all inclusive resort in Jamaica, was celebrated on March 20, 2015. Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, touted the opening as a...Read more

Dominican Republic: Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort Kicks Off ‘Theme Weeks’ for 2015

Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort has announced a variety of themed weeks and events that will be celebrated at the resort throughout the year. From “Gastronomic Week” to World Environement Day, there are activities available for every guest to enjoy and...Read more

Sheraton New York Times Square Unveils Newly Renovated Lower Lobby Meeting Space

Midtown stalwart the Sheraton New York Times Square recently unveiled their completely renovated Lower Lobby meeting space. The $2.2 million remodel has resulted in 11,000 sq ft of more intimate and boutique-style conference rooms, lobby and meeting areas. It now...Read more

Flash Sale: IHG Offering Discount on Select Hotels in Mexico

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched its first-ever Mexico flash sale. IHG Rewards Club members will receive a 30 percent discount off the Best Flexible Rate, when they book between March 13 and 16, 2015 for a minimum two-night stay...Read more

St. Maarten: Princess Heights Receives Green Key Eco-Label Certification

The Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) awarded Princess Heights Luxury Boutique Condo Hotel with the first and only Green Key Eco-label certification in St. Maarten, solidifying St. Maarten’s reputation as a destination that is serious about the environment. “Here...Read more

Puerto Rico: Verdanza Hotel is Now a Member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Verdanza Hotel in Isla Verde has completed its transition to the Lifestyle Collection of the new Preferred Hotels & Resorts brand. The Preferred rebranding from a hotel group with multiple brands to a global brand with five distinctive collections represents...Read more