Mandarin Oriental Bangkok’s Exec Chef named Gault&Millau’s Swiss Star Abroad

Thailand | 27 Nov, 2014

The accolade is bestowed annually on a Swiss-born chef working abroad according to culinary achievements.

Accor announces 5-star Sydney airport hotel

Australia | 27 Nov, 2014

The Pullman Sydney Airport will have 229 rooms and will be the first internationally branded 5-star hotel serving the international airport precinct.

Thompson Miami Beach officially open

United States | 27 Nov, 2014

Thompson Miami Beach's 380 ocean front, ocean view and city view guest rooms and its 30 suites, blend of beach appointments and mid-century international resort style.

The Laslett to open in London's Notting Hill mid-2015

United Kingdom | 27 Nov, 2014

Spread across five handsome Victorian mansions on Pembridge Gardens, The Laslett will have 51 guest rooms and suites with a make-yourself-at-home vibe.

Institute of Hospitality makes UDOL programmes first to gain online accreditation

Global | 27 Nov, 2014

The accreditation provides the University of Derby Online Learning with the international recognition of a quality benchmark standard set out by the Institute of Hospitality.

Steigenberger signs agreement for seventh hotel in China

China | 27 Nov, 2014

Steigenberger Hotel Changchun to open in the spring of 2016. It will also feature a spa and gym area complete with swimming pool and extending over a total area of 1650 m².

Hilton Garden Inn opens in downtown Louisville

United States | 27 Nov, 2014

It is the brand's fourth property in Louisville and offers 162 guest rooms.

Anthony McHale appointed General Manager of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

United Arab Emirates | 27 Nov, 2014

McHale joins Jumeirah Group after more than five years as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London.

Mark Heywood appointed GM at New World Manila Bay Hotel

Philippines | 27 Nov, 2014

Most recently, Heywood was Area Manager and GM at Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel for five years, following 19 years as GM of various Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts properties in the Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia and Thailand.

Marco Li new Chinese Executive Chef at Sheraton Zhuhai

China | 27 Nov, 2014

Chef Li will direct the hotel’s culinary team and specifically focus on Yue, the property’s signature Chinese restaurant that will offer classic and contemporary Chinese selections.