New and Renovated News

August 2019

Raffles Singapore announced its reopening following the hotel's three-phased restoration, which began in February 2017. The restoration led by interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud was also supported by Aedas, a leading global architecture and design firm. New suite categories, experiences and dining concepts are designed for international visitors and Singaporeans to meet, stay, shop, dine and celebrate.

August 2019

Grand Hyatt Vail opened, marking the second Grand Hyatt hotel in Colorado and the first in a U.S. mountain resort destination. The 285-room, ski-in/ski-out resort sits at the base of Vail Mountain on the banks of Gore Creek and offers guests their own ski lift, Chair 20, for convenient access to world-class skiing and snowboarding.

August 2019

The $37 million renovation of the Curacao Marriott Beach Resort is set for completion by fall 2019. The 328-room beach hotel in Curacao is positioned on six acres of oceanfront real estate. Upon completion, the hotel, which was purchased in 2017 by Piscamara Beach Resorts, will offer 328 newly reimagined guest rooms and eight suites designed by Mexico-based Arquitectura de Interiores.

August 2019

Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center opened a short walk to the George R. Brown Convention Center. The 21-story, 226-room hotel is an adaptive reuse of the iconic Great Southwest Building, formerly known as the Petroleum Building. Located in the heart of the central business district, the Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center is also near Minute Maid Park, the home stadium of the city's professional baseball team.

August 2019

The Philadelphia Marriott Old City opened following its conversion from the former Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill. The hotel has completed phase one of a multimillion-dollar total renovation, including the city’s introduction to the new elevated concierge lounge experience, M Club.

August 2019

Hilton Chicago Northbrook unveiled phase one of a multimillion-dollar renovation, which introduced a refreshed look to its 20,000 square feet of function space and 249 guest rooms. Phase two of the renovation is set to take place in early 2020 and will include a complete revamp of the property’s restaurants, Allgauer’s on the Riverfront and Frank’s Place.

July 2019

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) opened its doors, joining two other Waldorf Astoria properties in the UAE. The 275-room hotel occupies the 18th to 55th floors of the Burj Daman, a complex featuring residences and office towers.

July 2019

Hyatt Regency Chantilly opened along the Nonette River in the historic town of Chantilly, France. The 211-room property is reminiscent of an 18th-century authentic hamlet and only 20 minutes from Charles De Gaulle International Airport and 45 minutes from the center of Paris.

July 2019

ITC Ltd. debuted ITC Royal Bengal in the business district of Kolkata. The 30-story, 456-room property features five restaurants, 61,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and a 24,000-square-foot Kaya Kalp - The Royal Spa.

July 2019

The Hotel Concord unveiled two executive boardrooms on property. The rooms are named after Revolutionary War General John Stark and his wife Molly Stark, two of New Hampshire’s most famous colonial figures.

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