Pandox AB, the Swedish hotel group which acquired the Brussels Hilton in September 2010, has reached an agreement with Hilton Worldwide to assume the management of the hotel on the Waterloolaan in Brussels as of 1 February 2011, as a result of which the establishment will no longer be a Hilton Hotel.
T.G.I. Friday's, the casual dining leader in the global marketplace, and Americana Group, a licensed franchisee of T.G.I. Friday's and the Kuwait-based Middle East operator of several leading global brands in quick service, coffee, casual dining and other food-related products, today announced that they have renewed the development agreement to build upon the success of the T.G.I. Friday's brand in the Middle East.
Rezidor, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces Hotel Missoni Belek, Antalya. The 138 rooms-property on the famous Turkish Riviera will welcome the first guests in 2013. Hotel Missoni, Rezidor's bold and fashionable lifestyle brand, debuted in 2009 - each hotel is personally designed by creative director Rosita Missoni, founder of the iconic Italian fashion house Missoni.
HVS, the world's leading hospitality consulting firm, to host its Seventh Annual Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia (HICSA 2011) on 6-7 April 2011 at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. HICSA, a two-day conference dedicated to the hospitality sector, is globally accredited and renowned as a platform that the industry looks upon to discuss the growth and investment opportunity scenarios prevailing within the country and across the globe.
With 244 hotels, containing 55,000 hotel rooms in the pipeline, the UAE will create approximately 120,000 new jobs by 2011, providing hotel management and recruitment specialists with a challenge, but more significantly generating genuine career opportunities for UAE nationals and expatriates alike.
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and member of Dubai Holding, has signed a management agreement with Liuhe Group, a subsidiary of Hangzhou-based WEI Jun, to operate the Jumeirah Thousand Islands Lake Resort in Qiandaohu, China.
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra has opened its doors on the banks of the Mekong River, featuring eight restaurants and bars, a spa and fitness complex, and expansive meeting facilities.
The 201-room Accor hotel is the city's first new five-star debut since the 1990s, coupling classic European design and contemporary Cambodian style with wooden floors, high coffered ceilings and wooden lattice.
Jumeirah Group has announced two management appointments for its two upcoming properties in the Maldives: Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli, which are scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2011.