Amenity for the Selfie generation

Netherlands | 27 Jan, 2015

Swissôtel Amsterdam now lends out Selfie Sticks to all its guests wanting to capture their fun, cheeky or even romantic travel moments in Amsterdam.

Europe's Moxy Hotels making their way to the U.S. in 2016

North America | 27 Jan, 2015

Eight identified projects slated for major metropolitan locations, including New York City (3), San Francisco, Seattle, New Orleans and Chicago.

Hotel van Oranje joins Autograph Collection in the Netherlands

Netherlands | 27 Jan, 2015

Spanning over five storeys, 174 guestrooms including six suites are dressed with Dutch furniture, colourful textiles and quirky design features

Hilton claims to be largest and fastest growing hospitality company in 2014

Global | 27 Jan, 2015

In 2014, Hilton Worldwide entered Myanmar, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, expanding the company’s reach to 94 countries and territories around the world.

Katie Benson appointed General Manager of Jumeirah Carlton Tower

United Kingdom | 27 Jan, 2015

She joins Jumeirah from Langham Group, where she was most recently CEO and Executive Director of Langham Hospitality Investments, as well as Regional Vice President for the Americas and Caribbean for Langham Hospitality Group.

Pentahotels opens a second hotel in Belgium

Belgium | 27 Jan, 2015

The young neighbourhood lifestyle brand has transformed the 105-room Hotel Mercure Liège Centre after a modernisation that took six months.

Hyatt announces plans for first Andaz Hotel in Canada

Canada | 27 Jan, 2015

When Andaz Ottawa Byward Market opens in mid-2016, it will become the first Andaz-branded hotel in Canada as well as the city’s first hotel under Hyatt’s brand portfolio.

Stéphane Calvet new Exec Chef at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Thailand | 27 Jan, 2015

Calvet joins from Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, where he has been responsible for the desserts and pastries served throughout the hotel for the past eight years in his role as Executive Pastry Chef.

Sheraton Berlin Grand Hotel Esplanade marks brand debut in Berlin

Germany | 27 Jan, 2015

The franchise agreement with Esplanade Operation GmbH marks the conversion of the existing 394-room Grand Hotel Esplanade to a Sheraton hotel.

Starwood Hotels accelerates growth in North America

North America | 27 Jan, 2015

Company to surpass 600th hotel milestone in North America in 2015 following 23 openings and 64 signings in 2014.