Christoph Hoffmann ist glücklich: Der Chef der 25hours-Hotels schickt das neueste Haus der Designhotel-Kette ins Rennen. Das 126-Zimmer-Haus in Zürich-West wurde von Stardesigner Alfredo Häberli aus einem Guss gestaltet. General Manager ist Anita Vogler. Die Übernachtung ist ab 180 Schweizer Franken (Wochenende) und 270 Schweizer Franken (wochentags) zu haben.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate has signed an agreement for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Istanbul with Bosphorus Otelcilik ve Yatirim Ltd. The hotel, which will open in January 2014, will be the third Hyatt-branded hotel in Istanbul, joining Grand Hyatt Istanbul and Park Hyatt Istanbul Maçka Palas.
Hilton Worldwide announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with Urbano Rural Hotelara SL to open its first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Spain. Set to convert by the end of the year, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Emporda will be an upscale, 87 guestroom property located on the site of Emporda Golf Club. The site boasts two 18-hole golf courses created by Robert von Hagge, the award-winning golf course designer. Only five minutes drive to the nearest beach, the hotel will provide a contemporary, new accommodation offering for holidaymakers on the Costa Brava.
Marriott International announced today that the new Courtyard San Jose Airport, conveniently located 5 minutes away from The Juan Santamaria International Airport, has opened its doors for business. The new sleek and modern 127-room hotel is San Jose’s second Courtyard by Marriott property and features the Refreshing Business lobby, providing travelers with free Wi-Fi and a great place to work or relax with a variety of flexible seating options. The property has a practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions making it a LEED certified hotel. This means that there will be 18% more energy-efficient, 35% reduced water consumption, 30% Use of regional materials and 5% renewable energy on-site (solar panels to preheat water).
Marriott International celebrated the opening of the 383-room Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing Hotel in Shanghai. The hotel is managed in partnership with Shanghai Caohejing Park Huagang Properties Ltd., and represents the sixth Renaissance-branded hotel to open the city. Renaissance Hotels is the signature lifestyle brand within the Marriott International global portfolio of 17 hotel brands.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has opened its first hotel in Austria in the capital city of Vienna. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, a 202 room property located on the central Schubertring Boulevard, is the ninth hotel in Europe for the luxury hotel company.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, the first Grand Hyatt hotel in Malaysia. This elegant, contemporary and luxurious hotel with 370 guestrooms and 42 suites offers business travelers, tourists and local guests a sophisticated ambience. Situated in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and right next to Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, the hotel is within walking distance of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC, KLCC Park, Dewan Filharmonik Petronas as well as the Golden Triangle shopping and entertainment district. The Pavilion Shopping Centre is less than a ten minute walk by the covered sky-bridge outside the hotel.
Sofitel Luxury Hotels, known for their contemporary French Luxury hospitality, has successfully launched the Sofitel Mumbai BKC, in the heart of Mumbai, the first in an exciting line-up of future projects. French culture, design and gastronomy blend artistically with rich Indian tradition in a Neo Art Nouveau style, offering multifaceted experiences in cuisine, entertainment and relaxation; where buoyant business meets elegant lifestyle, and “Life is Magnifique”.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Chongqing, introducing the Hyatt Regency brand to the booming city in Southwest China. Catering to both business and leisure travelers, Hyatt Regency Chongqing is strategically located in Jiangbei District, the new central business district in Chongqing, which is 20 minutes away from all the major commercial and industrial zones, and a 15-minute drive to the new Chongqing International Expo Centre, the largest exhibition center in Western China and the second largest in China.