A list of the latest hotel news articles and the latest news updates from the global hotel industry.
15th October 2019 – A bustling month for occasions brought about record-breaking inn rates during September, as indicated by starter figures from information organisation STR.
8th October 2019 – Unmarried foreign couples are set to now be granted access to rent hotel rooms together in Saudi Arabia; as part of a new visa regime launched by the conservative country.
3rd October 2019 – The new 71-key hotel offers guest beautiful views of Vancouver harbour. The hotel was designed by ZGF in collaboration with DIALOG.
Plans for Glasgow’s Wellington House Hotel have been approved
25th September 2019 – Previously a court building, the Wellington House is set to become The Wellington – a boutique hotel with serviced apartments.
Barnsdale Hall hotel in Rutland has been put up for sale for £10m
24th September 2019 – The 66-room hotel also has 31 lodges, 18 apartments, 11 function suites, four bars and restaurants, as well as leisure and spa facilities and a swimming pool.
23rd September 2019 – Involving 77 rooms and suites, Six Sense Kitzbuehel is arranged in the biggest secured living space in Europe – the Hohe Tauern National Park.
16th September 2019 – Record-breaking revenue per available room rates in August by London hotel have been recorded according to preliminary figures released by data company STR.
9th September 2019 – The Savoy hotel has stated that it is “shocked and appalled” after security footage emerged showing a guard outside the hotel beating and kicking a man, as well as jumping on his head.
4th September 2019 – Dalata, the Irish hotel group, plan to increase their portfolio beyond just London, targeting a further 8,000 rooms with Edinburgh the main target.
30th August 2019 – The opening of the Libertines’ Margate inn, the Albion Rooms, has been pushed back to mid 2020, in spite of the fact that its two bars are as yet set to open to the general public at the end of the week.
29th August 2019 – Quick growing brand Oyo Homes and Hotels has marked its biggest UK hotel to date with the addition of the 112-room Sheffield Metropolitan hotel.
27th August 2019 – Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free will be recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution, spanning over three decades, in shaping Dubai’s tourism, hospitality and retail sectors.
23rd August 2019 – Latin-American innovative and energetic hotel brand Selina has propelled into the UK with the opening of a 37-room property in Manchester.
20th August 2019 – Amazon’s Alexa arrived within the hospitality industry last year at Marriott. It’s progressed admirably and is now prepared for arrival in your property.
19th August 2019 – Cardiff Council have approved the plans, proposed by the Welsh Rugby Union, to convert what was a post office into a new high-end, luxury hotel.
16th August 2019 – The Majestic Elegance Punta Cana is shutting from Aug. 15 to Nov. 7 in view of anticipated low occupancy during that period, Majestic Resorts said in a letter to travel agents.
15th August 2019 – Radisson Hotel Group has affirmed their intentions to open a 430-room Radisson Blu hotel at the London Resort, a 535-acre of land resort set to open in Kent in 2024.
14th August 2019 – The owner of two hotels in Shropshire and Hampshire has secured a package of £17m from Allied Irish Bank (GB) to help yearning development plans.
6th August 2019 – Marriott International, the world’s biggest hotel organization, revealed a 65% fall in overall gain to £232m during the second quarter of 2019.
5th August 2019 – Specialists have affirmed that a flame that broke out at a Holiday Inn close Walsall throughout the end of the week began inadvertently in a sauna.
1st August 2019 – US: The Foundry Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina, have come out and announced a partnership with Asheville Wellness Tours.
31st July 2019 – Hotel360, the UK’s leading hospitality event dedicated to improving your hotel profitability, is hitting London’s ExCeL on the 18th and 19th of September, and here’s what you can expect to find.
29th July 2019 – Aparthotels Adagio have announced plans to expand their UK base, with aims to quadruple their UK portfolio over the next four years…
26th July 2019 – Ed Ng and Terence Ngan, Founders of international design studio AB Concept, have collaborated on Laguna Baycourt Club Hotel & Spa Resort in Gamagori, with Japanese designers Tanseisha Co., Ltd. and Yasui Architects & Engineers, Inc., to create the interiors of the ultra-luxury members hotel by Resorttrust, Inc. in the Kaiyo-cho area.
25th July 2019 – A new hotel has emerged in Santa Monica that is said to disrupt the luxury hotel scene in California. Juxtaposing Hollywood glamour, Santa Monica Proper, designed by internationally acclaimed designer Kelly Wearstler, describes itself as embracing ‘looser luxury’ with an emphasis on wellbeing and holistic wellness.
24th July 2019 – UAE enjoys a reputation for being a food paradise and industry stats back that up. According to the KPMG UAE 2018 Food & Beverage report, ‘the restaurant footprint in Dubai is high, second only to that of Paris’
24th July 2019 – The new lifestyle hotel, Hyatt Centric Mountain View, targets savvy explorers seeking shareable moments with a new 167-key hotel designed by Studio HBA and CallisonRTKL…
18th July 2019 – Designed in collaboration with DBI Designs, DAARC and KY Design, with the Great Barrier Reef as a main source of inspiration, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has opened…
12th July 2019 – Last night, Hotel Designs was invited to Dusseldorf the official opening party of Ruby Leni, the disruptive brand’s seventh property. Ahead of the theatrical opening scene, editor Hamish Kilburn lifts the curtain to get a closer look backstage…
11th July 2019 – Hotel Investment Partners (HIP) to invest EUR23 million in fully refurbishing the first hotel resort to be run by Room Mate Hotels…
10th July 2019 – The social hotspot bar Union, which is sheltered in The Opposite House has been inspired by simple elegance and seamless hospitality in mind…
5th July 2019 – Stock Exchange Hotel, one of the most eagerly anticipated hotels in Manchester, will open on November 15, 2019 as a member of Relais & Châteaux…
2nd July 2019 – Pop-up art exhibition ‘Queer Frontiers’, displaying LBTQ+ artists, takes place this weekend during London Pride 2019…
1st July 2019 – Warmer days call for outdoor entertaining. Is your poolside ready? Create a comfortable place for your guests to enjoy the summer with TUUCI’s made-to-order parasols, cabanas and lounges.
28th June 2019 – Prime Minister announces a new tourism sector deal that will prepare the UK for an extra 9 million visits per year, with commitment to build 130,000 new hotel rooms by 2025…
26th June 2019 – Contract furniture designer and manufacturer Morgan has launched Rakino, a collection of lounge chairs and tables, designed by Tim Rundle…
25th June 2019 – As part of a recent €500,000 refurbishment project by Elounda SA Hotels & Resorts, design firm Wimberly Interiors has completed a two new two-bedroom seafront Diamond Residences.
24th June 2019 – Boutique hotel brand, Hotel Indigo, has unveiled two new hotels in Germany, both of which are inspired by local architecture and culture, and are situated in two of the country’s culture capitals…
19th June 2019 – Jonathan Smith, product marketing manager – Flame Technology, Glen Dimplex Heating and Ventilation, explains the wellness benefits of incorporating fire in interior design…
17th June 2019 – Positioned 1,121 feet high, the hotel will offer unobstructed views from its 48th floor right up to its 60th floor, the location of the buildings summit.
14th June 2019 – TAL Design Studios’ two-year reimagining of Caribbean luxury sheltered within Four Seasons Resort Nevis is slated to complete by Q4 of this year…
13th June 2019 – The Independent Hotel Show Independent Hotelier and Hotel Innovation Awards are back, and this year will celebrate the pioneers in the boutique hotel sector…
6th June 2019 – SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort, the luxury boutique beach resort on Koh Samui, briefed design firm Onion to divide the resort into two distinct parts in order to add architectural drama while creating an unforgettable sense of place.
3rd June 2019 – Setting aside midscale designations, Choice looks to upgrade Comfort Inn enough to lift the brand’s room rates and boost revenue.
15th October 2019 – Using only quality materials like natural stone, ceramics and HPL, our outdoor showers are made to last. the construction is resistant to all external conditions and it can be installed anywhere.
10th October 2019 – The company was started by a gentleman that saw a huge hole in the market and came up with the idea to use non wax diffusers. The Aim was also to create a product that can be major in producing fresh air in the polluted lifestyle that we are currently leaving with, that would directly have benefits to both physical and mental health.
2nd October 2019 – The inspiration was based on inventing new technologies which will make difference in the world. So we focused on creating a system that not only will reduce water consumption but it will also produce its own energy. Our team is made of young people who always strive to be different and better every day.
18th September 2019 – We feel very honoured to be involved in large projects around the world, and just love to see how interior designers style our designs out – not only this but seeing their customisation requests come to life is always a great enjoyment.
17th September 2019 – Offer to the market a customised service for a variety of different products they could be looking for but not available on the standardize catalogues available out there.
16th September 2019 – The inspiration behind the company is to bring smaller producers of Champagne to the UK market, offering greater choice and often value to the market. It is also to provide a bespoke branding service to our customers, only available via smaller independent Champagne producers.
13th September 2019 – Well I was actually doing an MBA at the time, and it started with a conversation with a friend of mine about a hole in the market and an application for our product. I had a background in Manufacturing, design and more importantly wireless communication – which is needed for the products we create.
12th September 2019 – Dover Design was launched in 1995. Before that, I had been a partner or a director in design and architectural businesses, which helped me gain a lot of experience into how to run a design company, how to suit a project to the clients needs, and how to complete it within budget.
11th September 2019 – Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) and the International Food & Drink Exhibition (IFE) will unite 22-24 March 2021 at London ExCeL to create the UK’s largest food, drink, catering and hospitality celebration of the year.
3rd September 2019 – The trend for outdoor living is continuing to grow in the UK and Europe. Products such as hotel fire pits are popular as they extend time outside and are a feature (that also provides warmth) for guests to sit around on a hotel terrace. So, what are the considerations for designers?
30th August 2019 – Our ethos centres around providing only the very highest quality, hand-crafted products. An inclusive approach in which contribution from the whole team at Industville is valued, has helped to accelerate growth.
29th August 2019 – The curvy luggage rack owes its name to its round shapes. With 3 strong nylon straps, this luggage rack can easily carry heavy trolleys and suitcases.
19th August 2019 – Industville offer a huge range of stylish lighting solutions and their friendly team have a vast amount of experience working on commercial projects from small coffee shops to large hotels…
12th July 2019 – modaStyle, a company currently employing eleven professionally trained people has been established in 1998. Striving to create stylish appearances for a whole host of employees from any number of working environments, modaStyle offer the full range of company clothing from the health sector right through to waiters and waitresses working in restaurants.
27th June 2019 – Luggage rack supplier, Roootz is delighted to present the possibility to brand their luggage racks with an embroidery on the nylon straps…