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Radisson Hotel Group Celebrates Opening of Radisson Blu Forest Manor Shanghai Hongqiao in Shanghai, China

Radisson Hotel Group | May 28, 2019

Shanghai, China - May 28, 2019 - Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers personalized service in stylish spaces, has continued to expand its portfolio in China with the opening of an urban resort in Shanghai. Situated in the city's rapidly-expanding Hongqiao business district, Radisson Blu Forest Manor Shanghai Hongqiao is built from a blueprint based on the concept of Royal Spanish courtGuests are welcomed into a marble lobby illuminated by chandeliers, and the 439 rooms and suites are similarly striking, with refined furnishings and amenities. Also, they will be able to enjoy picturesque views of the resort's pools a...

20th Century New York Mansion Joins The Ascend Hotel Collection

May 21, 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 21, 2019 -- The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community, now has a century-old mansion in Johnson City, N.Y., among its members. Traditions at the Glen has welcomed the likes of Dwight Eisenhower, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Bing Crosby to its halls, and today, invites all guests to experience its distinguished legacy. The 41-room Traditions at the Glen is located at 4101 Watson Blvd. along the Susquehanna River and 18-hole championship fairways once played by golf legends Ben Hogan a...

How Luxury Hotels Can Co-Design for Suite Success

Karen Loynaz | January 14, 2019

By Karen Loynaz, MPS in Global Hospitality Leadership, Georgetown University Gregg Rockett, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Masters in Global Hospitality, contributed to this article Imagine walking into a hotel room designed by your favorite fashion brand, everything from the curtains to the bed linens emulates the brand perfectly. How much would you pay to sleep with your favorite brand? Leaders of luxury including Coco Chanel, Diane Von Furstenberg, and Bottega Veneta are now partnering with luxury hotels around the world to co-design fashion-forward hotel suites. Much like the hefty price-tag of a fresh-off-the runway des...

Pivot Hotels and Resorts to Introduce BEI San Francisco Following $30 Million Renovation

BEI San Francisco | January 10, 2019

BEI San Francisco, formerly the Holiday Inn San Francisco-Civic Center, will officially reflag from the former on January 11.The top-to-bottom $30 million renovation will reveal the newest independent lifestyle hotel in the quickly growing Mid-Market neighborhood this spring. An investment by CapBEI with a sister property in Beijing, BEI offers 396 guest rooms, and will soon offer two dining options and 10,000 square feet of co-working, meeting, and event space. BEI will include 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space in addition to several intimate coworking spaces inspired by the forward-thinking offices found throughout ...

2018 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Winners Celebrated

November 5, 2018

Historic Hotels and Recipients Honored at the Awards Ceremony and Gala at The Broadmoor (1918) Washington, DC – November 5, 2018, Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Awards of Excellence. Recipients were honored at a special ceremony and gala at The Broadmoor (1918) in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Thursday, November 1. Awards were presented before an audience of more than 200 industry leaders, owners, senior management, and representatives of the finest historic hotels from across America and from around the world. Honors were given in multiple categor...

The Top 25 Most Haunted Historic Hotels for 2018 From Historic Hotels of America

Historic Hotels of America | October 23, 2018

These "spirited" guests may have checked out, but never left these historic hotels WASHINGTON, D.C.—October 23, 2018 Historic Hotels of America® has over 300 hotels with long and storied histories representing over 36 decades in American history. From a former Carmelite convent to hotels that are adjacent to battlegrounds and a hotel that was once a morgue, many of these hotels have "spirited" guests that continue to haunt the halls long after they have checked out. Here is Historic Hotels of America's Top 25 Most Haunted Historic Hotels for 2018 along with some of America's spookiest hotel ghost stories: Concord's Colonial In...

Louis T Collection Names Robert C. Hauck Area Vice President and General Manager of The Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

August 7, 2018

SINGAPORE – (7 August 2018) – Louis T Collection has named Robert C. Hauck general manager of the iconic Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka and Area Vice President for South Asia. In this new role, Hauck will oversee the operations of the legendary, 156-room historic seafront property in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, while supporting growth objectives and driving operational excellence for Louis T as it accelerates its strategic expansion in South Asia. "Robert is an exceptional hotelier with a career that has spanned some of the world's top luxury hotels and brands", said Mikael Svensson, senior vice president of Lou...

The Statler Dallas Celebrated as the 300th Hotel Inducted Into Historic Hotels of America

Historic Hotels of America | March 14, 2018

The Statler Dallas, a true historic preservation success story, marks the 16th historic hotel from Curio Collection by Hilton to be inducted into Historic Hotels of America® WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 14, 2018 – Historic Hotels of America® is proud to celebrate the 300th hotel inducted into membership: The Statler Dallas (1956) in Texas. The 300th hotel inducted marks a significant milestone in the history and growth of Historic Hotels of America. Historic Hotels of America was originally founded in 1989 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation to increase the recognition and celebration of historic hotels. "We ...


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