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Vision Hospitality Breaks Ground on Aloft by Marriott in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Vision Hospitality | October 15, 2019

The new 135-room Aloft by Marriott Chattanooga/Hamilton Place is part of the Sears redevelopment project at Hamilton Place. CHATTANOOGA, TENN., OCT. 15, 2019 — Vision Hospitality Group, Inc., and CBL Properties announced that construction has commenced on the 135-room Aloft by Marriott in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The new hotel marks the brand’s entrance into the Chattanooga market. “For some time now we have been working to find an opportunity to partner with our friends at CBL, and we are very excited to be moving forward with the development of the Aloft by Marriott at Hamilton Place” said Mitch Patel, president & CEO, Visi...

Olshan Properties Breaks Ground on New Aloft Hotel at Easton Town Center, Columbus, Ohio

Olshan Properties | October 11, 2019

NEW YORK, NY – October 11 -- Olshan Properties, one of the country’s leading private owners, developers and operators of commercial real estate, today announced that it has broken ground on a new, 136-key Aloft Hotel at Easton Town Center located in Columbus, OH. The new Aloft will become Olshan’s fourth hotel at Easton and part of the company’s large national hotel portfolio. The Aloft, which is expected to open spring 2020, is owned in partnership with L Brands and The Georgetown Company. Once completed, the Aloft will become a centerpiece of the $500 million expansion that is underway at the Easton Town Center, one of the countr...

Radisson Hotel Group to Bring New Hotel to Tunisia in 2023

Radisson | October 10, 2019

Brussels/Tunis - October 10, 2019 Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Hotel Tunis in Tunisia’s capital city. It will be the first Radisson branded hotel in the city of Tunis and the Group’s fourth hotel in the country. This brings Radisson Hotel Group’s African portfolio to almost 100 hotels in operation and under development. As the economic and commercial capital of Tunisia, Tunis not only hosts an array of major international companies and institutions it also boasts a rich cultural heritage – along with beautiful landscapes. Part of an area that is fast growing in popularity, the city is gener...

Marriott International Signs Deal to Introduce The Luxury Collection to Saudi Arabia in 2020

Assila Investments | October 10, 2019

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has signed an agreement with Assila Investments to bring its Luxury Collection brand for the first time to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Situated in the heart of Jeddah, Assila Hotel is anticipated to join The Luxury Collection’s portfolio of more than 100 world-renowned hotels and resorts in 2020. “We are thrilled to have Marriott International manage the beautiful Assila Hotel, under the Luxury Collection brand,” said Bader Alissa, CEO, Assila Investments. “This only affirms Assila Hotel’s position as a premier luxury hotel in Jeddah.” “We are delighted to announce plan...

Vision Hospitality Group Breaks Ground on Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in Downtown Huntsville, Alabama

Hampton by Hilton | October 9, 2019

HUNTSVILLE, AL – October 9, 2019 – Chattanooga-based Vision Hospitality Group, Inc., is pleased to announce the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in downtown Huntsville Alabama has broken ground. The 150-room hotel marks Vision’s entrance into the Huntsville market and is slated to open in early 2021. “We are excited to partner with Hilton to develop the Hampton Inn & Suites in downtown Huntsville,” said Mitch Patel, Vision Hospitality Group President & CEO. “Huntsville continues to see significant growth with new developments such as the Toyota/Mazda and Blue Origin manufacturing plants, which create a demand for qua...

Kempinski Signs With Umm Al Qura to Develop Kempinski Hotel Makkah

Umm Al Qura for Development and Construction and King Abdulaziz Road Project in Makkah | October 9, 2019

DUBAI -- October 9, 2019 -- Kempinski Hotels has announced a new luxury project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The signing ceremony with the partnering company, Umm Al Qura for Development and Construction Company (UAQ), took place end of last week at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai. The property will entail a luxury hotel and will be the flagship edifice within the new boulevard on King Abdul Aziz Road mega project. Kempinski Hotel Makkah will include 380 rooms and suites, each of them offering at least 42 net square meters – unprecedented in the segment in this region. The hotel is equipped with plenty of top-notch amenities catering for a l...

DiamondRock Hospitality Announces Return of The Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort & Spa and the Debut of Noni Beach Resort in St. Thomas

DiamondRock Hospitality Company | October 8, 2019

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands, Oct. 8, 2019 -- DiamondRock Hospitality is pleased to announce the highly anticipated return of the Frenchman's Reef Marriott Resort & Spa and a new, adjacent resort under Marriott's Autograph Collection, Noni Beach, a St. Thomas Resort. The $200+ million project is well underway and the re-envisioned resorts are expected to open in 2020. "DiamondRock is creating two truly unique resorts in the Virgin Islands. The irreplaceable location and superlative quality of DiamondRock's resort property in concert with Marriott's world-class brands will create an unparalleled and authentic island guest experience...

Donohoe Development and Koucar Management Break Ground on Cambria Hotel Washington D.C. Capitol Riverfront

Cambria Hotels | October 8, 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 8, 2019 -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), Donohoe Development Company and Koucar Management announce the official start of construction on the Cambria Hotel Washington D.C. Capitol Riverfront. The new-construction, nine-story, 154-room upscale hotel, which is expected to open in early 2021, will become the Cambria brand's fifth location in the Washington, D.C., metro area. Eight Cambria locations have already opened their doors this year — together representing over 1,100 upscale rooms. Up to four additional Cambria hotels are expected to open in top-tier markets across the country by year-end....

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