Marriott International Signs Agreement With Neom to Open Three Properties Within Luxury Island Destination Sindalah
Marriott International | March 9, 2023
Marriott International, Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with NEOM to open three properties on its luxury island destination Sindalah, situated in the Red Sea off the northwest coast of Saudi Arabia. The multi-deal agreement includes Saudi Arabia’s first Autograph Collection Hotels property, as well as two Luxury Collection properties. “NEOM is one of the most highly-anticipated developments in the world and we look forward to working with its team to develop these three exciting properties,” said Jerome Briet, Chief Development Officer, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International. “The Luxury Collection and ...
White Lodging Rebrands The Otis Hotel as Plaza San Antonio Hotel & Spa, Autograph Collection
Autograph Collection® Hotels | February 9, 2023
SAN ANTONIO, TX (February 9, 2023) - White Lodging is pleased to announce the renaming of its new Autograph Collection hotel in San Antonio, TX., formerly known as The Otis Hotel. The new name, the Plaza San Antonio Hotel & Spa, Autograph Collection, is a nod to the area’s roots and hotel’s past identifiers. The 253-room hotel, located at 555 South Alamo Street in San Antonio, has had “plaza” in its name since it first opened in 1979 as the Plaza Nacional, making its new name a natural fit for this social gathering place. The hotel and spa is slated to open in Summer 2023. Representing an intersection of many diverse neighborhoo...
MARAEY Signs Agreement With Marriott to Build Three Distinct Hotels in Maricá, on Rio de Janeiro’s Sun Coast
MARAEY | January 17, 2023
MARAEY, Brazil's principal sustainable tourist-residential enterprise, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Marriott International, Inc., to build three distinct hotels in Maricá, Rio de Janeiro. The projects are strategically located to create an international tourist destination focused on sustainability and innovation, as well as high-end service and experiences. Situated just 45 km from Rio de Janeiro, the three-hotel complex is anticipated to mark the introduction of the exclusive Ritz-Carlton Reserve brand to Brazil and South America. In addition, the planned JW Marriott is expected to be one of the brand's first al...
Marriott Opens Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun, an Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort
Autograph Collection Hotels | December 22, 2022
BETHESDA, MD – December 22, 2022 – All-Inclusive by Marriott Bonvoy, together with Blue Diamond Resorts, announced today the opening of Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort set in the famed Mexican Caribbean hotel strip. The brand-new all-inclusive resort features 1,005 suites, an expansive water park, and nightly entertainment for travelers of all ages. As part of Autograph Collection Hotels, the resort’s custom personality offers encapsulating experiences fit for travelers looking for a recuperating retreat for the soul and senses. “We are elated to welcome Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun, ...
Vision Hospitality Group Acquires Bohemian Hotel Celebration, an Autograph Collection Hotel
Marriott International | November 3, 2022
CHATTANOOGA, TENN November 3, 2022 Chattanooga-based Vision Hospitality Group, Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Bohemian Hotel Celebration, an Autograph Collection Hotel, in Celebration, Florida. The 115-room, boutique, lakeside hotel marks Vision’s entrance into the Florida market. Vision will rebrand the hotel as the Celebration Hotel, transforming the property into an intimate, and more modern hotel embodying the charm of Old Florida. “Vision has been looking for the right opportunity to enter the Florida market for years, and the Celebration Hotel possesses everything we were looking for in an asset,” said Mitch...
Banyan Investment Group Completes Acquisition of 213-Room Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection, in Orlando, Florida
Banyan Investment Group | October 19, 2022
ORLANDO, Fla.--Banyan Investment Group (BIG), an Inc. 5000-recognized, hotel investment company that acquires hotels in the United States, today announced the acquisition of the 213-room Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection by Marriott, in Orlando, Fla., for an undisclosed price. The hotel recently underwent a comprehensive, $8.2 million investment to improve guestrooms, public space and the building exterior. “Orlando, with its multitude of theme parks, golf resorts, outside adventures and fine dining options, continues to be the number one destination for leisure travel and conventions in the country,” said Samir Yajnik, principal an...
Viewline Resort Snowmass Joins Autograph Collection Hotels Following $40 Million Transformation
Autograph Collection Hotels | September 21, 2022
SNOWMASS, COLO. – Following a multimillion-dollar renovation, Viewline Resort Snowmass has officially joined Autograph Collection Hotels – Marriott Bonvoy’s diverse and dynamic collection of independent hotels championing individuality. In partnership with High Street Real Estate Partners, RGP Partners, ACRON Real Estate Investments, and Davidson Hospitality Group, the premier ski-in/ski-out Snowmass resort re-introduces itself as a slopeside sanctuary with modern alpine charm and unforgettable guest experiences. “We’re thrilled to be introducing our newly-renovated, four-star resort and the iconic Snowmass Village to the...
Chef Takashi Harada Arrives as New Executive Chef at The Josie Hotel, Autograph Collection
The Josie Hotel, Autograph Collection | August 4, 2022
Rossland, BC – July 20, 2022 – The Josie Hotel, Autograph Collection and The Velvet Restaurant and Lounge in Rossland, British Columbia welcomes Takashi Harada as their new executive chef. No stranger to hospitality and resorts, Chef Harada has worked in destination hotels and resorts around the world such as Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Vancouver (under well-known Canadian chef Ned Bell), Tokyo, Lanai (Hawaii), Hualalai (Hawaii), St. Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean, and most recently, the Farimont Jasper Park Lodge. A self-professed ski enthusiast, he also looks forward to hitting the slopes at RED Mountain Resort with The Jo...
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