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SofitelHOTEL OR ENTITY 
Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit 
State: Bangkok 
Country: Thaïland 
Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”. Discover the hotel 

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Sofitel
HOTEL OR ENTITY 

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit 
Stat:e Bangkok
Country: Thaïland 
 Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”. Discover the hotel 

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Sofitel
HOTEL OR ENTITY 

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit 
State: Bangkok 
Country: Thaïland

Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”. Discover the hotel 

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PullmanHOTEL OR ENTITY 
Pullman Bangkok King Power
State: Bangkok
Country: Thaïland
Pullman hotel teams welcome their guests warmly and with chic. They place friendliness at the core of their daily life.
 This friendliness is visible through the greeting of the welcomer and the re-designed spaces facilitating the socialization. Discover the hotel

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Sofitel
HOTEL OR ENTITY 

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit State Bangkok Country Thaïland Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”. Discover the hotel 

NEWS | Largest High-End Hotel Operator to Open 20 Hotels in 2013


Starwood Hotels & ResortsStarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) said today the company will open 20 new hotels in China in 2013. Having doubled its footprint here in the last three years, Starwood has 120 hotels open and more than 100 in the pipeline, making China the company's second largest hotel market behind only the United States, and its fastest growing. Starwood President and CEO Frits van Paasschen who is in China this week participating in the Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu said the company will open one new hotel every 20 days here and that 70 percent of its pipeline of new hotels under construction and in development are in second and third tier cities.

NEWS | NYLO Hotels Announces Details Of Upcoming NYLO Nyack, New York

NYLO HotelsNYLO Hotels LLC today released additional details of its upcoming property in Nyack, New York, scheduled to open in 2014 (the company recently announced the project's team of developers, architects and designers). NYLO Nyack—the company's sixth hotel—will follow the upcoming debut of NYLO New York City, which will open late this summer on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. NYLO Nyack—Rockland County's first loft-style, boutique hotel—will be located in the village of Nyack in the heart of the Hudson River Valley,

NEWS | Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts to Open Luxury Hotel in Qufu, China

Logo 'Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts'By proximity as well as design, the new Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu pays homage to the famous philosopher, Confucius. Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is opening the hotel in the centre of Qufu, Confucius' birthplace, on 1 August. It will be the city's first international luxury accommodation. Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu is within walking distance of the Temple of Confucius, the Mansion of Confucius and the Cemetery of Confucius. All three are UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Sites, and Qufu is one of mainland China's 24 government-designated famous historical and cultural cities.

NEWS | Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Announces New Moroccan Resort in Agadir

Logo 'Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts'Four SeasonsHotels and Resorts announced a third addition to its growing Moroccan collection with plans to open a new property in the resort town of Agadir on Morocco's Atlantic coast. The largest seaside resort town in Morocco, Agadir has long been a favoured destination for local and international visitors and is currently home to one of the country's most highly-anticipated resort developments at Taghazout Bay, which will be home to the new Four Seasons Resort Agadir.

NEWS | Connaught Plaza to invest Rs 500 crore to double McDonald's outlet

Connaught Plaza Restaurants said it plans to invest up to Rs 500 cr to double total number of outlets of the American fast food chain to 300 by 2015.Connaught Plaza Restaurants, joint venture partner (North and East) of McDonald's, today said it plans to invest up to Rs 500 crore to double total number of outlets of the American fast food chain to 300 by 2015. This year, the company will add 45 outlets to its present outlet strength of 152 stores. "The aim is to double the number of restaurants by 2015 with an estimated investment of Rs 450-500 crore. We will continue investing," McDonald's India (North and East) Managing Director & JV Partner Vikram Bakshi told PTI.

NEWS | Bangkok-based Eastin Easy brand debuts in India

Bangkok-based hospitality services provider Absolute Hotel Services today announced entry of its budget hotel brand 'Eastin Easy' into India. "It is our first Eastin Easy brand hotel to debut in India. With this, we have four hotels operating in the country under different brand names," Absolute Hotel Services CEO Jonathan Wigley said. The company has contracts for another 13 hotels in India, which are under construction.

NEWS | Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality Announces new brand “Diaoyutai Boutique”

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On June 4th, Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality (referred to as DMH) attend 2013 International Luxury Travel Market Asia (referred to as ILTM Asia), announcing its first ever Diaoyutai brand "Diaoyutai Boutique" is about to happen in China. The Diaoyutai Boutique Chengdu, will soon be opened in Q4 2013.ILTM Asia is a good platform for DMH to have direct access to exclusive buyers through pre-arranged meetings, face to face appointments, opportunity to develop new business and enhance relationships.

NEWS | Hilton Hotels & Resorts Makes Lake Las Vegas Debut

Hilton Hotels & Resorts® Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, today announced the opening of its latest resort property with the reflagging of Ravella at Lake Las Vegas as Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa. Located within the 3,600-acre Lake Las Vegas master-planned resort community, Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa is a Mediterranean-inspired resort just 20 miles from the Las Vegas strip. "The opening of this hotel provides an ideal retreat for guests who are looking for both the excitement and proximity to the Las Vegas strip and a tranquil place they can escape to and relax," said Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

NEWS | Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen Set to Open in China's Modern Powerhouse City

Logo 'Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts'Where to go next in China? Dynamic and diverse Shenzhen, soon to be home to the 8th Four Seasons in China. Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen is now confirming room reservations and event bookings and conference groups for arrival as ofSeptember 1, 2013. Shenzhenis an important centre of technology, finance and manufacturing. One look at its evolving skyline – punctuated by the new 26-story Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen – and it's no wonder that the city was appointed a UNESCO City of Design in 2008 and is home to a large number of artists and industrial designers.

NEWS | Melia Hotels International to open a spectacular hotel in the centre of Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia

Gran MeliaThe hotel will operate under the Gran Meliá brand and is due to open in 2015 After the opening of the Meliá Dubai a year ago, the company remains committed to this rapidly growing market Meliá Hotels International recently announced in its quarterly report a continued and intense commitment to grow at a rate of around one hotel every 3 weeks both in consolidated markets and particularly in emerging markets.

NEWS | Meliá Hotels International signs a strategic agreement to build and operate five Innside by Meliá hotels in Chile, the first of them to open in 2014

Innside By MeliaThe company has signed a strategic agreement with a Private Investment Fund lead by Grupo Armas to promote development in this high-growth market The Innside hotels respond to increasing demand from discerning and sophisticated city travellers prompted by the country's economic growth Meliá Hotels International has taken an important step in its growth in Latin America with the announcement of an agreement to open 5 Innside by Meliá hotels in Chile together with the a Private Investment Fund lead by Grupo Armas, the first for the Innside by Meliá brand in the Americas after its rapid international growth over the past year.

NEWS | Scandic opens new hotel in Kristiansand

Scandic HotelsScandic is continuing its expansion in the Nordic market, with today's opening of Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda in Norway. The hotel is situated in idyllic Bystranda, in the centre of Kristiansand, with over 800 beds and 229 rooms, 23 of which are adapted for disabled guests. Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, which is Nordic Ecolabelled, offers design and architecture clearly inspired by mankind's relationship with the sea. With its newest hotel, Scandic is investing further in innovative, environmentally aware and exciting design solutions.

NEWS | Jin Jiang International Secures Management Contract for Stone Forest Jin Jiang International Resort

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Jin Jiang International Hotel Management Company officially announces the securing of the management contract of Stone Forest Jin Jiang International Resort with Yunnan Jia Yi Real Estate Co., Ltd. The resort is scheduled to open in February 2014. Stone Forest Jin Jiang International Resort is located in the North of the scenic attraction Stone Forest (Shilin) approximately 120 km, a three hour drive, from Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province, Southwest China. Kunming is an increasingly popular destination for visitors due to its consistently warm climate, scenic landscapes, culture and cuisine.

NEWS | IHG® To Expand Its Footprint in Central America with New Holiday Inn Express® Hotels

Holiday Inn ExpressInterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], one of the world's largest hotel companies, today announces the signing of two newHoliday Inn Express®hotelsin Managua, Nicaragua and Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Both properties are slated to open in 2014. Managed by Latin American Hospitality Management S.A., a subsidiary of Grupo AGRISAL, the hotels will be franchised by an affiliate of IHG.

NEWS | Hotels eye opportunities in Africa

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WITH limited opportunities for expansion in South Africa, a slew of hospitality players are eyeing the rest of the continent, where an undersupply of quality hotels and upbeat economic growth prospects are fuelling the scramble.

NEWS | The Oberoi Group Announces the Opening of The Oberoi, Dubai

Oberoi Group of Hotels newThe Oberoi Group announced the opening of The Oberoi,Dubaitoday. The Oberoi,Dubaiwill be the Group's first property in theUnited Arab Emirates. Located at The Oberoi Centre, The Oberoi is a contemporary luxury hotel that embodies height, light and space. The hotel overlooks the iconic Burj Khalifa and each of the 252 rooms and suites have floor to ceiling windows which afford spectacular views of the city's skyline. The hotel enjoys a central location and is a few minutes drive from downtownDubaiand the Dubai Mall.

NEWS | The Holiday Inn Resort® Brand Debuts in Grand Cayman

Holiday Inn ResortInterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], one of the world's largest hotel companies, today announces the latest addition to the growing global Holiday Inn Resort® brand portfolio with the opening of the Holiday Inn Resort®Grand Caymanhotel. The property has 117-rooms and a variety of beachfront amenities. "We are confident that it will be extremely well received by our guests, who will appreciate our growing presence in this region." "We are thrilled to bring a Holiday Inn Resort hotel to one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean," said Gerardo Murray, vice president, Marketing Strategic Services for Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG.

NEWS | Carlson Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Nizhny Tagil, Russia

Park Inn HotelsCarlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the ten largest hotel groups worldwide, strengthens its portfolio in Russia's regional cities with the signing of a new Park Inn by Radisson in Nizhny Tagil. The mid-market property will be the first internationally branded hotel in this prominent industrial city. Enjoying an outstanding waterfront location in Nizhny Tagil's central district, the Park Inn will include 135 contemporary guest rooms, a 238sqm all-day dining restaurant plus an adjoining 200sqm terrace, a lobby bar, a 375sqm ballroom and 10 meeting rooms.

NEWS | Chicago’s First Wyndham Grand Hotel Opens Doors


Wyndham Hotels & ResortsWyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,380 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today rebranded the former Hotel 71 in downtown Chicago as the 334-room Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront, expanding the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brand footprint in key markets throughout the U.S. The 39-story property is owned by Hospitality Properties Trust and will continue to be managed by Wyndham Hotel Group's management company, which began operating the hotel in November 2012 as a Wyndham®-affiliated property.

NEWS | InterContinental Brings Contemporary Luxury to Osaka




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InterContinental Osaka has now opened in the centre of Japan’s latest commercial development, Grand Front Osaka. The mixed-use development is a new landmark in the city which also includes office buildings, commercial outlets, a convention centre, academic and entertainment facilities and residences. InterContinental Osaka offers stunning panoramic views of the city and the surrounding area of western Japan, starting from the hotel’s lobby which sits on the 20th floor. Every aspect of the hotel is designed to express the subtle beauty of Japan. The décor combines a motif of natural stones, wood and glass, providing a relaxing ambience away from the bustle of the busy city below.

NEWS | New York hotel's plan to end room service could gain following


The New York Hilton Midtown, a 2,000-room, full-service hotel, plans to eliminate room service this summer and open an on-site eatery that will offer gourmet take-out. The company said it does not have current plans to roll out the initiative more broadly at its 4,000 hotels worldwide. Chief Executive Christopher Nassetta, speaking at a hospitality conference hosted by New York University on Monday, said he expected other hotel companies to scale back or scrap room service, according to Hilton Worldwide.