Novotel reopens renovated Times Square hotel. Novotel New York Times Square debuted its recently renovated hotel in September.Stonehill & Taylor design firm led the US$85 million revamp, which was financed by the hotel's owners and real-estate asset management companies Chartres Lodging Group LLC, Apollo Global Management LLC, and Lubert Adler Partners. The redesign includes the hotel's lobby and 480 guest rooms as well as a new restaurant and outdoor terrace. Source: HotelsMag
Starwood Debuts Westin Beach Resort in China. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. recently introduced The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort, Westin's first beach resort hotel in Hainan Island. Located in Haitang Bay, the resort marks the brand's 18th property in Greater China-its second largest market behind the United States. Pressrelease.
ME by Meliá Dubai to Open in 2016. Meliá Hotels International announced their next major launch as the ME by Meliá brand continues to grow. ME by Meliá Dubai will open in the Opus building, developed by real estate company Omniyat. Meliá Hotels Zaha Hadid's first hotel project for which she will design all of the interiors and exteriors, ME Dubai, is situated at the heart of the up-and-coming Burj Khalifa's district. Opening in 2016, the stylish hotel will consist of 100 rooms, complimented by Michelin-star restaurants and the most exclusive international F&B brands, masterfully distributed across250,000 sq. ft in the striking 95 metre high Opus building. Source: HotelNewsResource
Newly Renovated Villas & Amenities at Anantara Vacation Club Bali. Anantara Vacation Club, a shared ownership concept launched in 2010, has opened its newly renovated boutique resort in Seminyak, Bali's charming resort district. Anantara Vacation Club Bali, Seminyak offers Club Owners a home away from home with 18 completely refurbished private pool villas along with redesigned amenities and facilities that are inspired by the island's rich artistic, spiritual and rural traditions. Source: AsiaTravelTips