Showing posts from April 3, 2012

NEWS | Revel Atlantic City Opens Doors for Eight-Week Preview

NEWS | Marriott International Opens The First Courtyard By Marriott Hotel In Mexico City

NEWS | Renaissance Hotels to Expand Global Portfolio in 2012

NEWS | Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced today that it has signed a long-term agreement to manage a luxury resort currently under development in Marrakech, Morocco. Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, which is scheduled to open in 2014, will be an intimate and exclusive retreat, set in 20 hectares of landscaped olive groves in the heart of the exotic Palmeraie region, with the snow-capped Atlas Mountains providing a stunning backdrop. The resort comprises luxurious accommodation, providing an unparalleled spacious and elegant living environment, offering the utmost in privacy. Innovative dining, a signature Mandarin Oriental spa and verdant gardens featuring orchards, pools, water features and fountains combine to provide guests with the perfect resort environment from which to explore the region's attractions and rich, cultural heritage. Positioned within the lush, landscaped grounds will be 54 individual villas, or riads, each housed in 300 square metres of private walled gardens, featuring their own pools and hot tubs, open-air showers, extensive areas for sunbathing and shaded alfresco dining. In keeping with traditional Moroccan customs, each riad will feature an interior courtyard, creating a calming, reflective arrival experience. The accommodation will be elegantly styled using exotic colours and textures, reflecting the rich heritage of the region. The resort's palatial main building will house a further seven expansive suites, each with their own rooftop pool and panoramic vistas of the gardens and the surrounding countryside, bringing the total number of guestrooms to 61. An eclectic selection of Moroccan and international cuisines will be provided by five innovative restaurants and bars, including poolside alfresco dining, a vibrant bar with live music and a signature fine dining restaurant. Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech will also feature an 80-seat ballroom with three additional function rooms.

NEWS | Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts continuing its expansion in India with Swissôtel Grand Mumbai

NEWS | Allwyn Drego has been appointed General Manager at Montigo Resorts Nongsa in Nongsa, Indonesia

NEWS | Lauren Braxton has been appointed Sales Manager at Gastonia Conference Center in Charleston - SC, United States.

NEWS | Accor inks deal with Msheireb Hospitality for MGallery hotel in Doha

NEWS | Interstate Hotels & Resorts expands its India portfolio to 13 hotels

NEWS | Meluha The Fern - An Ecotel Hotel, Mumbai to receive Ecotel certification by HVS

NEWS| St. Regis Hotels & Resorts to debut St. Regis brand in Mauritius

NEWS | Carlson Rezidor to look for strategic partners to increase Park Inn by Radisson footprint across India

NEWS | First golf course in the Maldives opens at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa

NEWS | Hyatt Place Bayamón and El Tropical Casino expected to open in 2014 in Puerto Rico