Rotana launching 30-storey hotel-residence tower in Güneşli, Turkey

Turkey | 01 Oct, 2014

The Tri G project will include Centro Hotels by Rotana brand with 152 rooms on eight floors, a total of 153 residences on 17 floors and 2,500 square meters of commercial space.

LUX* Belle Mare opens in Mauritius

Mauritius | 01 Oct, 2014

The flagship property of LUX* Resorts & Hotels, LUX* Belle Mare boasting a complete inventory of villas, rooms and suites by global design queen Kelly Hoppen.

Pieter Van der Hoeven GM of two Raffles Hotels in Cambodia

Cambodia | 01 Oct, 2014

Van der Hoeven has been appointed as General Manager at Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, Siem Reap, extending his existing role as General Manager, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh.

Philippe Larrieu named Hotel Manager at Turnberry Isle Miami

United States | 01 Oct, 2014

Larrieu has worked at multiple properties around the world within the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts portfolio, beginning in the food & beverage sector and working up to hotel manager.

Cheryl Ong Su Lyn new Director of Sales & Marketing at Raffles Singapore

Singapore | 01 Oct, 2014

Ong Su Lyn was previously Director of Sales & Marketing and Director of Marketing Communications with the St. Regis Singapore.

Kareem Shaw new Exec Chef at Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean in Santa Monica

United States | 01 Oct, 2014

Chef Kareem Shaw is a talented culinary artist who has cooked for President Barack Obama and filmed cooking segments on TV for “Good Day Wisconsin”.

Wilbur Bodden new GM for The Wyndham Garden Amarillo

United States | 01 Oct, 2014

Bodden brings extensive experience in hotel management to HMC along with a proven record of successfully increasing sales revenue and overall customer satisfaction.

Hyatt Place Phoenix/Chandler-Fashion Center celebrates official opening

United States | 01 Oct, 2014

The 129-room Hyatt Place hotel is located in the heart of Chandler’s high-tech district, directly next to the Chandler Fashion Center.

Element Orlando slated to open in July 2016

United States | 01 Oct, 2014

The 151-room property will be located less than one mile from Universal Studios Orlando

The new mobile: Wearables and their impact on the hotel industry

Global | 01 Oct, 2014

By Peg McGregor: With the exception of a rare few, hotels tend to be several years behind on the innovation curve, but the industry just might have to speed up.