The franchise companies with the largest construction pipelines at the end of the third quarter of 2020 are Marriott International with 1,390 projects/184,450 rooms, followed by Hilton Worldwide with 1,351 projects/155,626 rooms, and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) with 873 projects/89,375 rooms.
Hotel news in USA (United States of America)
McKibbon Hospitality has announced the addition of five hotels to its management portfolio.Owned by Hospitality Investors Trust (HIT), the five Hilton properties include Hampton Inn Boca Raton, Hampton Inn & Suites Boynton Beach, Hampton Inn Boca Raton-Deerfield Beach, Hampton Inn Palm Beach Gardens, and Hampton Inn West Palm Beach-Florida Turnpike.
Service Properties Trust (SVC) has announced that it has terminated the management agreements for 122 hotels with Marriott International (MAR).
The COVID-19 pandemic continued to severely impair Manhattan hotels in the second quarter, as travel restrictions and business closures remained the new normal.
Preferred Hotels & Resorts has announced 13 new member hotels from May 1 through August 31, 2020. These recent additions mark 39 new member hotels to join the its global portfolio in the first 8 months of the year
A devastating $155 billion looks set to be lost from the U.S. economy due to the collapse of international travel during 2020
Sonesta International Hotels Corporation is rocketing towards the largest expansion in the history with the addition of 103 properties to its global portfolio of hotels and destinations.
IAC has announced its accumulation of a 12% interest in global hospitality and entertainment company MGM Resorts International for an aggregate of approximately $1 billion.
Marriott International has reported second quarter 2020 results, which were dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 global pandemic and efforts to contain it (COVID-19).
Ascend Hotel Collection opened the doors to seven hotels in the first half of this year and added 10 to its pipeline. Amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic environment, the upscale brand is continuing to attract increased interest from independent hotel owners and travelers.
Accor is stepping up its ambition in the lifestyle sector with TRIBE, a rapidly expanding midscale brand, which is exceeding initial expectations and planning to open more than 50 hotels globally.
Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG), in partnership with the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), launches a joint initiative to better align marketing and technology disciplines in hospitality organizations.
Total travel spending in the U.S. is predicted to drop 45% by the end of this year, spurring renewed calls for federal measures to support the industry that was one of the top U.S. employers and exporters prior to the pandemic.
Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based, private hotel investment, ownership and management company, has assumed management of a four-hotel portfolio of upper-upscale and upscale independent and Hilton-branded hotels located in Fla., Okla., and Texas.
Royal Caribbean Announces Proposed Offerings Of Senior Guaranteed Notes And Senior Convertible Notes
Royal Caribbean Cruises has announced that it has commenced a private offering of senior guaranteed notes to be issued by the company due 2023 for an aggregate principal amount of up to $1.0 billion and a concurrent private offering of senior convertible notes to be issued by the Company due 2023 for an aggregate principal amount of up to $1.0 billion.
Charlestowne Hotels, providing full-service hospitality management, has announced a formal agreement with The Thrash Group, a national hospitality development company, to oversee their entire portfolio of hotels. Under this new agreement, Charlestowne will add ten properties to its portfolio.
Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC), the international hotel investment and hospitality subsidiary of Al Faisal Holding Company in Qatar has acquired the Viceroy Miami luxury boutique hotel and will now convert the property into a W hotel to be renamed W Miami.
Ashford Hospitality Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing opportunistically in the hospitality industry in upper upscale hotels, has recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell a 5-hotel, 1,396-room portfolio of select-service hotels for US$142 million in cash (US$102,000 per key) to Noble Investment Group.
Provenance Hotels Partners Fund I (PHPF I) has announced its acquisition of the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery in New Orleans.
Commerz Real’s open-ended real estate fund hausInvest as part of its strategy to further expand its hotel investment portfolio. Its latest acquisition is the newly completed 11 Howard hotel, a 221 room boutique hotel on Howard Street in New York’s trendy SoHo district.