Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury operator with more than 70 hotels globally, has announced the signing of two new luxury hotel developments in Morocco and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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Tribute Portfolio, a collection of independent hotels and resorts from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, hasÂ announced three new signings, bringing the brandâ€™s footprint to 20 properties worldwide, exactly double the original growth projection for its first year.
Choice Hotels International has announcedÂ the signing of a master development agreement withÂ Equinox Ventures Ltd, a joint venture betweenÂ Equinox Group Ltd.Â andÂ Al Tayyar Travel Group, to introduce and develop three of Choice's most prominent brands: Clarion, Comfort and Quality across theÂ UAEÂ andÂ Saudi Arabia.
From the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in Dubai, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide hasÂ announced that it is on track to grow its portfolio in the Middle East to 100 hotels by 2020.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has recentlyÂ announced it will significantly expand its Element Hotels portfolio in North America.
Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of global developer Emaar Properties, today announced its expansion plan, highlighted by 35 new hotels and serviced residences to open under its three flagship brands Â â€“ The Address Hotels + Resorts, Vida Hotels and Resorts and Rove Hotels - Â in Dubai, the UAE and key international markets.Â
LaSalle Hotel Properties hasÂ announced the appointment ofÂ Kenneth G. FullerÂ as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and Treasurer, effectiveÂ April 25, 2016. Mr. Fuller succeedsÂ Bruce A. Riggins, who will leave the company to pursue other opportunities. Mr.Â Riggins will continue to serve as the Companyâ€™s Chief Financial Officer for the transitional period.
Star Hospitality Group announced today that Lance Herman has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the company's growing hotel staffing division. Herman most recently served as Area Manager for citizenM as the Dutch brand planned for, and then successfully launched, its initial presence in the New York market. Prior to working with citizenM, he served as General Manager for multiple properties representing the full spectrum of boutique and national hotel brands.
RIU Hotels & ResortsÂ and Dubai master developerÂ NakheelÂ have formally signed their business partnership agreement.Â
Interstate Hotels & ResortsÂ â€“ the U.S.-based global hotel management company â€“ recently announced the promotion ofÂ Aaron GreenmanÂ as executive vice president of acquisitions & development forÂ Europe.
On March 1, Klaus Johansen will start as Scandicâ€™s new Vice President Group & International Sales with responsibility for Scandicâ€™s intra-Nordic and international sales. Klaus, who comes from Denmark, has 20 years of experience from the travel industry, most recently from his position as Commercial & Ancillaries Director within TUI Group.
Cachet Hotel Group (CHG) announced today the opening of its new office inÂ Los Angeles, CaliforniaÂ along with the appointment of a new leadership team, demonstrating its commitment to expanding in the Americas.