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Radisson Hotel Groups signs new Radisson Blu Resort in Ostroda Mazury Lakes, Poland

Radisson Hotel Group has announced an agreement with Polish hotel investor Europlan for a new Radisson Blu resort in Poland. Located in Mazury Lakes, a district known as the ‘land of a thousand lakes’, the Radisson Blu Resort, Ostroda Mazury Lakes offers a resort experience with its own marina and water park. The new property brings the group´s portfolio in Poland to 19 properties across five brands – including Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson RED, Radisson and Park Inn by Radisson. Elie Younes, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “Radisson Blu remains the largest upper upscale brand in Europe. We thank our partners for their trust and confidence and look forward to accelerating our expansion journey in Poland; creating opportunities to our guests, owners and employees.”  “We’re very happy to be able to revive the construction of this great hotel project located amongst the picturesque scenery of Mazury Lakes. We’re looking forward to successfully cooperating with Radisson Hotel Group, which is both an experienced hotel operator in Poland and a …

Cambria Hotels debuts in Massachusetts with South Boston Opening

Cambria Hotels an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced its official entry into Massachusetts with the opening of the Cambria Hotel Boston, Downtown-South Boston. The hotel is the eighth Cambria location to open its doors this year — together representing over 1,100 upscale rooms. Up to five more Cambria hotels are expected to open in top-tier markets across the country by the end of the year. A visible addition to the South Boston skyline at 6 West Broadway, the Cambria Hotel Boston, Downtown-South Boston is located within walking distance of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and the city’s rapidly developing Seaport District — which, in addition to offering numerous shopping, dining, and cultural attractions, is home to major corporations including General Electric, Gillette, and Amazon’s regional technology office. The hotel sits directly across from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Red Line T station, providing easy access to all points in the city, Cambridge, as well as Boston Logan International Airport. “We couldn’t think of a more fitting place to welcome the Bay State’s first Cambria hotel and continue a busy period for the brand than South Boston — one of the …

Marriott International expects to add 40 new properties across Africa by 2023

Company announces four new deals including entry into Cape Verde; Development pipeline expected to drive owner investment of over $2 billion and generate 12,000 new jobs. From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Addis, Marriott International reinforced its commitment to Africa by announcing it expects to add 40 properties and over 8,000 rooms across the continent by the end of 2023. The company also announced signed agreements to open its first property in Cape Verde and further expand its presence in Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria. Marriott’s development pipeline through 2023 is estimated to drive investment of over $2 billion from property owners and is expected to generate over 12,000 new jobs in Africa. Marriott International’s current portfolio in Africa encompasses close to 140 properties with more than 24,000 rooms across 14 brands and 20 countries and territories. “Africa is a land of opportunity with untapped potential and remains core to our strategy,” said Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International. “The economic growth the region is witnessing, along with the …

DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts New Hotels in Southeast Asia’s Booming Travel Hubs

Newly opened hotels in Bangkok and Phuket amplify the brand’s growth in two of the most visited cities in the world and across the broader Asia Pacific region With new hotels in Thailand’s premiere travel destinations, DoubleTree by Hilton maintained the brand’s rapid development across Asia Pacific, bolstering the Hilton footprint as the fastest growing hospitality company in the region. Worldwide, DoubleTree by Hilton opened 15 hotels in the first half of the year. This month, DoubleTree will celebrate the openings of new properties in two of the world’s most visited cities according to Business Insider – No. 1 ranked Bangkok and No. 12 ranked Phuket. Since opening its first property in Thailand with DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok in 2013, the brand eyes additional development this year as the country continues to see healthy year-over-year growth in both tourism and business travel. Accommodating business travelers visiting Embassy Row or leisure travellers looking to immerse themselves in Thai culture, DoubleTree by Hilton Ploenchit will open its doors in Bangkok’s city centre with close access to one of the area’s vibrant neighbourhoods. The hotel …

Market Street Hotel, Edinburgh

Set behind a striking facade of Scottish stone at the point where Edinburgh’s historic Old Town meets the New Town, Market Street Hotel emerges as a cultural gateway to both the city’s storied past and its pulse-quickening present. Award-winning design studio FG Stijl have devised the visual concept of the 98-room hotel to pay homage to the capital’s character and historic narrative, while simultaneously exploring Scottish cosmopolitanism. Cracked, earthen walls are juxtaposed against the clean, minimalist lines of contemporary furnishings, and unexpected bursts of traditional tartans and heritage fabrics provide an experiential element to the hotel’s aesthetic. Should guests feel the need for even deeper immersion in this most singular of urban locations, the property’s spectacular rooftop Champagne lounge, Nor’ Loft, offers views across the city’s historic landscape and celebrated icons. Occupying such a prominent space in Edinburgh’s cityscape, it was vital that the structure of Market Street Hotel harmonised with its surroundings, while still maintaining a unique footprint that celebrates the city’s cultural zeitgeist. Acclaimed architecture practice jmarchitects were tasked with creating a bold, …

Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington Downtown Opens

Award-winning hotel brand brings 120 suites to the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington Downtown. Designed for guests who want to travel on their own terms, Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington Downtown offers guests all the comforts of home, whether they are travelling for work or enjoying a well-earned getaway. With 120 new suites, the hotel provides an upscale extended stay offering at the Riverfront to serve the revitalised and growing destination within the market.  “Wilmington’s Riverfront is quickly transforming into a tourism magnet and an economic engine for the city, and Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington Downtown is centrally located near top dining, shopping and business districts,” said Rick Colling, global head, Homewood Suites by Hilton. “With offerings such as spacious suites and complimentary breakfast, this hotel provides an extended-stay lodging option that both business and leisure travellers seek when visiting the area.”  The seventh hotel in the Delaware market managed by PM Hotel Group, Homewood Suites by …

Marriott International Signs Agreement to Introduce Ritz-Carlton Brand to Montenegro

Hotel and Residences from The Ritz-Carlton to Usher in a New Era of Elegance to the Chic Luštica Peninsula Marriott International have announced the signing of a milestone agreement with Northstar D.O.O. to bring The Ritz-Carlton brand to Montenegro. Under the plan funded by Al Yasra, The Ritz-Carlton, Montenegro and The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Montenegro are scheduled to bring the brand’s unrivalled elegance and legendary service to the country in 2023. “With its striking views of the Adriatic coast, Montenegro has quickly become a favourite Mediterranean destination for global travellers,” said Carlton Ervin, Chief Development Officer – Europe, Marriott International. “The signing of The Ritz-Carlton, Montenegro highlights the demand for our luxury brands in this exciting region. Combining the country’s serene, natural beauty together with the brand’s legendary service makes Montenegro the perfect destination for The Ritz-Carlton guest.” Slated to rise in a prime position on the Western tip of the chic Luštica Peninsula, the hotel and residences are expected to boast panoramic views over the glittering Adriatic Sea. Planned to be accessible by car in …