Aruba: Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts Joins H20tel Challenge

Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts has taken the pledge to be a part of the Water Sense H2Otel Challenge. Water Sense is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) partnership program designed to help save water for future generations. Bucuti...Read more

Turkey: Raffles Istanbul Set to Open September 1

When it opens on 1 September this year, Raffles Istanbul will be the perfect embodiment of the ‘new’ face of Istanbul: cutting-edge, eclectic and energetic. The hotel is at the heart of the Zorlu Center, a new hub for fashion,...Read more

Christopher Pollock Named General Manager for Pink Sands Resort

Christopher N. Pollock, a 35-year veteran of the hospitality industry, has been named general manager of Pink Sands Resort, located on Harbour Island in the Out Islands of the Bahamas. The beachfront property is undergoing a renovation of its cottages...Read more

Sofitel Enters Mexico Market With Sofitel Mexico Reforma

Sofitel has announced its launch into Mexico with the grand opening of the Sofitel Mexico Reforma. The property is expected to open in the second trimester of 2017. “We feel very proud for the arrival of Sofitel to Mexico. The international...Read more

Hard Rock International Plans for Beachfront Cabos San Lucas Property in 2016

Hard Rock International has unveiled Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos  to be completed in 2016. The 600-room property marks the brand’s fourth Mexican destination and aligns with the company’s aggressive international growth strategy. Catering to the diverse needs of modern...Read more

New TV Commercial from El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma Targets Luxury Travelers

Karisma Hotels & Resorts have announced a new television commercial campaign for El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma, the collection’s premier adults-only, luxury beachfront resorts in Riviera Maya, Mexico. El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma’s latest...Read more

Congo: Kempinski Begins Management Agreement With Hotel Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa

Kempinski began its management contract for Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo on August 1, 2014 following the signing of an eleven-year management agreement in Geneva in January. Named after Africa’s largest river, the hotel is located near its banks in the...Read more

One&Only Resorts Receive ‘World’s Best’ Awards

One&Only Resorts has been named one of the world’s top three hotel brands in Travel+Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Awards 2014. One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos was listed as one of the best 100 resorts in the world as well as...Read more

Tanzania: Hilton Worldwide Opens DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar Stone Town

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar – Stone Town, located 40 miles off the coast of mainland Tanzania. “Stone Town is a city of prominent historical and artistic importance, and we are...Read more

Rwanda: Kempinski Adds Kigali Hotel to African Portfolio

Kempinski Hotels took over the management of Hôtel Des Milles Collines in Rwanda’s capital Kigali at the beginning of the month. Hôtel Des Milles Collines by Kempinski will be the European luxury hotel company’s ninth hotel operating on the continent,...Read more