St. Regis Hotel in Rome sold, Starwood will continue management

Italy | 21 Oct, 2014

Now owned by Constellation Hotels, the iconic St. Regis Hotel in Rome will continue to be operated by Starwood Hotels under a long-term management contract.

Carolyn Turnbull joins the Board of Directors at Peak Hotels and Resorts

Global | 21 Oct, 2014

Turnbull has over 18 years of leadership experience in the hospitality industry and has been instrumental in the strategic positioning of Aman Resorts over the past 10 years.

Wyndham’s Rui Barros to oversee North America franchise operations

North America | 21 Oct, 2014

Most recently he served as president and managing director, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Indian Ocean, responsible for Wyndham Hotel Group’s development, operations and cross-functional brand initiatives throughout the region.

Frasers Hospitality appoints Dennis Wong Director of Portfolio & Asset Management

Global | 21 Oct, 2014

Wong spent most of his career with Pan Pacific Hotels Group where he was Director of Performance Management, leading a team of Business Analysts in operations audits, business reviews, and feasibility and market studies.

Lars Fitter to lead new The John Hardy Group office in Honolulu

Global | 21 Oct, 2014

The John Hardy Group will expand to Hawaii in the fourth quarter, 2014 under the leadership of new hire Lars Fitter.

White Lodging names 12 new General Managers in Q3 2014

United States | 21 Oct, 2014

The company is growing through both internal promotions and external hires.

Value Place appoints Stuart Becker new Executive VP and CFO

United States | 20 Oct, 2014

Becker has 30 years of expertise in finance and private equity, most recently as CFO at Summit Hotel Properties Inc., a publicly traded hotel real estate investment trust.

One World Hotel Petaling Jaya celebrates Deepavali with lobby kolam

Malaysia | 20 Oct, 2014

Deepavali Greetings! This 20-ft diameter kolam used 11 colours of rice powder weighing hundreds of kilograms. It took hotel staff more than 11 hours to complete.

Shimao Group unveils MiniMax Hotel and MiniMax Premier Hotel brands

China | 20 Oct, 2014

MiniMax Hotel was conceived with a focus on the latest trends and the new generation of consumers, targeting the young adult segment as its customer base.

Jumeirah Group announces three new hotels in China

China | 20 Oct, 2014

The luxury Dubai hotel group agrees to manage properties in Haikou, Wuhan and Nanjing.