Viceroy Hotel Group Introduces Viceroy New York. Viceroy Hotel Group opened Viceroy New York, marking the company's first branded property in Manhattan. Viceroy New York, located on West 57th St., offers 240 luxury guestrooms throughout 29 stories, many of which offer views of Central Park. The rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, exotic woods, leather and a mix of metal accents. A variety of amenities include Beats by Dr. Dre Beatbox Portable audio sound systems, Sferra linens, Neil George spa products, illy coffee machines and custom-curated minibars.Guestrooms also provide hotel-branded smartphones with Viceroy Connect, a custom app that allows guests to control each aspect of their stay, including in-room elements, outside communication and concierge services. The hotel will also provide guests with personal training services. Source: HotelBusiness
Kempinski Hotel Yixing opens in China. The hotel's 446 guestrooms and suites include lake views and range in size from 131 to 1302 sq ft (40 to 397 sq m). The rooms have a contemporary design and feature a variety of high-tech features, including flat-screen LCD TVs, automatic curtains and a lighting system that adjusts the room's brightness to the natural daylight. Bathrooms include walk-in rainforest showers and separate bathtubs. Source: HotelsMag
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Officially Opens in Chengdu. Chengdu's newest and most anticipated hotel officially opens its doors today. Located in the heart of the city that was once the site of an imperial palace, the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu marks the official arrival of luxury hospitality in South Western China.Towering above Tianfu Square in the city's cosmopolitan heart, the 353 room property will be the ninth in China for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and the 19th in Asia Pacific. With interior design inspired by traditional Chinese courtyard homes, oriental motifs have been skillfully blended into a contemporary luxury hotel. The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu pays homage to the past, while also catering to the modern needs of its guests with unmatched hotel accommodations. Pressrelease.
Aloft hotel in Beachwood, Ohio Opens. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today announced the opening of an Aloft hotel in Beachwood, Ohio, a fast-growing, up-scale suburb of Cleveland. Aloft Beachwood is the second Aloft in greater Cleveland, following the recent opening of Aloft Cleveland Downtown. Owned by Boutique Hotel LP and managed by Midas Hospitality, Aloft Beachwood features an urban design aesthetic with 135 stylish guest rooms including seven suites, 1,890 square feet of meeting space, and a lively social atmosphere. Pressrelease.