Residence Inn set to double its European portfolio in 2017

Marriott International has announced the expansion of its extended-stay brand, Residence Inn By Marriott, with the signing of two new properties in London. With additional openings in Amsterdam and Aberdeen this year, Residence Inn expects to more than double its European portfolio in 2017.

Wyndham and Zeus International enter strategic development partnership for 20 new hotels

Wyndham Hotel Group, the hotel giant with an unmatched global presence of more than 8,000 hotels, and Zeus International, a Greek hotel management and consulting company with international presence, have announced plans to build upon their existing partnership with a new strategic development agreement.

Mövenpick signs hotel and apartments in Muscat, Oman

Mövenpick has signed a deal with the Civil Service Employees Pension Fund to operate its first property in Oman's capital city, Muscat. Part of a design-led upscale mixed-used development, the Mövenpick Hotel and Apartments Al Azaiba Muscat will capitalise on its prime location in Muscat's commercial hub, the Ghala District.

Wyndham Grand Ambergris Caye announced for Belize

Wyndham has unveiled plans to manage the 242-key Wyndham Grand Ambergris Caye, the first resort in Belize to fly the Wyndham Grand flag. Caribbean tranquillity meets Venetian romance and charm at this five-star oceanfront resort, scheduled to open in December 2018.

Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club opens in Miami

Four Seasons has opened its fourth hotel in Florida, a revamp of The Surf Club, a historic property that originally opened in 1930. When tire tycoon Harvey Firestone first had the idea of a new type of social club, on board his yacht the Marybelle, he could never have imagined how enduring the appeal would be of what he would soon create.

Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts to make moves in Oman as firm inks first Muscat hotel management contract

Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts has marked yet another milestone in its Middle East expansion strategy having inked an agreement with the Civil Service Employees Pension Fund to operate its first property in Oman’s capital city, Mövenpick Hotel and Apartments Al Azaiba Muscat.

Fairfield Inn and Suites to open in DuPont

Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott is slated to open this week, with a new public space and guestroom design. Located at 1515 Wilmington Drive, the 90-room Fairfield Inn and Suites Tacoma DuPont will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Northwest Lodgings LLC and managed by InnSight Hotel Management Group of Springfield.

JO&JOE to open its first Open House in Hossegor in partnership with Quiksilver and Roxy

AccorHotels' new brand took everyone by surprise by preparing to open its first address in Hossegor on May 29, and now Paris and Bordeaux will follow in 2018. Open House and JO&JOE teamed up with Quiksilver and Roxy, the iconic surf wear brands. The aim is to propose a new and authentic experience, a place where tripsters and townsters get together and chill out.

Noble breaks ground on Marriott’s first dual-brand AC Hotels by Marriott and Moxy Hotel in Atlanta

Marriott International and Noble Investment Group have celebrated the groundbreaking of what will be Marriott's first-ever combination of an AC and Moxy under one roof. The $70 million, five-story hotel project will rise on a full city block in Midtown Atlanta, and the hotel is expected to open in the middle of 2018.

Hilton expands resort footprint with debut in Tibet Autonomous Region

Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Linzhi Resort in China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Hilton Linzhi Resort is Hilton's first hotel in the region and home to Tibet's first nine-hole golf course. Located between the Himalayas and Yarlung Zangbo River, Hilton Linzhi Resort sits atop 800 lush acres dotted with big flower peonies.

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