Rosewood Bangkok Scheduled for 2017 Opening. Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by hospitality investment company RENDE to manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Bangkok, scheduled to open 2017. This latest signing marks Rosewood's ninth management agreement to be announced globally, and fourth this year in the Asia-Pacific region, heralding an unprecedented period of accelerated growth for the group.Rosewood Bangkok will be located in a prime location within Bangkok's central business district along Ploenchit Road, adjacent to Ploenchit Skytrain Station, to which it will be directly linked. The hotel will be an integral part of the luxury enclave encompassing several embassies and new residential towers, offices and upscale retail.The 146-room, 33-storey property will feature two restaurants and bars, Rosewood's luxurious signature Sense(R) spa, a swimming pool and a fitness centre. Pressrelease.
Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa is welcoming new changes. On October 1st, 2013, the resort converted to a Marriott Autograph Collection property, and it is the first Southern California hotel to fold into Marriott International's upscale and exclusive portfolio. The resort also just saw a $5.5 million renovation, which included upgrades across the property to yield a fresh lakeside luxury look. Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa is also the only resort/hotel to provide visitors exclusive access to Lake Arrowhead, a private lake only 90 minutes from Los Angeles and surrounded by celebrity mansions and pine trees as far as the eye can see. The area and resort are steeped in Hollywood history with such films and visitors as Just for You, starring Bing Crosby, Ethel Barrymore and a young Natalie Wood, in 1952; I'll Take Sweden with Bob Hope, Frankie Avalon and Tuesday Weld, in 1965; and A Summer Without Boys with Michael Moriarty, Barbara Bain and Kay Lenz using in 1973. Pressrelease.
Best Western opens 5th hotel in Russia. Best Western International opened its fifth hotel in Russia, the Best Western Art Hotel Nikolaevsky Posad, in Suzdal in June.The hotel is located in the Golden Ring of Russia, a collection of historic Russian cities northeast of Moscow and southeast of Saint Petersburg.The 3-star property includes eight two-story buildings with 133 rooms. Forty-six rooms are located in the main building, and eight to 11 suites occupy the other building. Each room includes free Wi-Fi, a mini-bar, bathrobe and slippers. Source: HotelsMag
America's Best Franchising, Inc. Opens Nine Hotels in Q3. America's Best Franchising, Inc. has opened nine new hotels during the third quarter, bringing its total up to 22 new hotels year-to-date, amounting to 1,808 rooms.The nine new properties include Jameson Inns & Suites in Brunswick, GA; Jacksonville, FL; Conway, SC; Monroe, NC; and Bowling Green, KY; America's Best Inns & Suites in Siler City, NC; and Stewartville, MN; a Country Hearth Inns & Suites in Piedmont, AL; and a 3 Palms Hotels & Resorts in Jaisal Villas, in the Rajasthan province in northwestern India. The company now operates almost 300 hotels, primarily in the United States, but it also has a presence in India, China, Canada and Belize. Source: HotelBusiness