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Trinity Stuart Breaks Ground on Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences

Raffles | September 27, 2019

BOSTON, Sept. 27, 2019 -- Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences broke ground yesterday, writing a new story for both the illustrious Raffles Hotels & Resorts brand and the City of Boston. Projected to open in early 2022, the 33-story, $400 million+ project will be the first mixed-use property in North America for the world-renowned and iconic hospitality brand. Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences will be located at 40 Trinity Place, Boston, MA. The flagship North American property will be a welcoming oasis within the heart of the city, blending Raffles' sense of adventure, glamour and style, gracious and int...

Accor Plans Two New Raffles in Bali and Singapore

Raffles | July 11, 2019

Singapore, July 11, 2019 – Since acquiring the legendary Raffles brand in 2016, Accor has announced plans to almost double the iconic collection, with recent openings including Raffles Maldives Meradhoo and Raffles Shenzhen, as well as upcoming projects including Raffles Udaipur and Raffles Jaipur. The illustrious brand is pleased to announce the addition of two new landmark projects to the pipeline with Raffles Bali set to open in 2020 and Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa Singapore planned for 2022. With at least four hotels in the development pipeline, the Group will grow the brand by at least 50% in Asia, while planning further flagsh...

Accor Brings Its Iconic Raffles Brand to India With Two New Hotels

Raffles | April 8, 2019

Mumbai, April 8, 2019 -- Accor announces two majestic hotels in India - Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur - in the presence of Accor Chairman & CEO Sébastien Bazin and owner, Ratankant Sharma. The iconic Raffles brand is synonymous with luxury and extraordinary adventure and this announcement signals a new direction for Accor in India, with a stronger focus on luxury and premium brands. Both hotels will deliver a palatial experience in an extraordinary setting along with the famously discreet and personalized Raffles service. Raffles is renowned for setting the standard for luxury hospitality for over 130 years. With 13 prop...

Raffles Hotels & Resorts Teams Up with India Hinduja and OHLD for Transformation of Iconic Old War Office Building into Luxury Hotel

Raffles | June 14, 2017

Accor-owned group teams up with India Hinduja and OHLD of Spain to revamp landmark. It was the office of former prime minister Winston Churchill during the second world war and sections of the British secret service. Now the iconic Old War Office building in Whitehall is to be transformed into a luxury hotel by Europe"s largest hotel group. Raffles Hotels & Resorts, the luxury brand that is part of France"s Accor Hotels Group, on Wednesday announced it has signed a partnership to renovate the Old War Office into a luxury hotel. Raffles has teamed up with India"s Hinduja Group and Spanish construction company Obrasc&oa...

AccorHotels to Acquire Three Iconic Hotel Brands – Fairmont, Raffles, Swissôtel

AccorHotels | December 9, 2015

An unrivalled collection of iconic hotel assets with 155 hotels and resorts, of which 40 are under development Acquisition to provide AccorHotels with robust and global leadership in luxury hotels, a key segment in terms of geographic reach, growth potential and profitability, for long-term value creation FRHI's unrivalled hotel portfolio, expertise in marketing luxury hotels and sizeable footprint in North America, provide a stronger platform to continue aggressive worldwide expansion. AccorHotels will pay for the acquisition by issuing 46.7 million new Accor shares and a cash payment of $840 million (€768 million) – Qa...

FRHI Hotels & Resorts Plans Seven New Hotel Developments in Middle East, Africa, and India Region

FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) | May 8, 2014

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - (May 8, 2014) - FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI), the leading hotel management company that operates the luxury and upper upscale hotel brands Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts, today announced at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) the development of seven new hotels in the burgeoning Middle East, Africa and India (MEAI) region. The addition of these new hotels is an important step towards FRHI's goal of doubling its regional footprint by 2020. Currently, FRHI has 19 existing hotels in the MEAI region. The new developments are set to open in key strateg...

John Neutze Named DOSM, Raffles Grand Hotel D’Angkor, Siem Reap & Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

Raffles Hotels & Resorts | February 7, 2014

NEW YORK (February 7, 2014) - John Neutze has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing, Raffles Hotel Le Royal and Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor, Cambodia, effective from January 14, 2014. Neutze, a New Zealand native with over 20 years of international experience in the hospitality industry, joins the Raffles family from Hilton Worldwide. Neutze was the National Director of Sales for Hilton's National Sales Office in Thailand, responsible for the wholesale leisure sales team for eight Hilton Worldwide hotels. Prior to this, Neutze was the Director of Sales for Hilton Maldives Resort and Spa (now Conrad Maldives Resort & Spa). ...

FRHI Makes Key Leadership Appointments Creating New Roles and Organizational Changes

FRHI | September 4, 2013

TORONTO, September 4, 2013 - FRHI, the parent company of luxury and upper upscale hotel brands Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Raffles Hotels & Resorts and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts, today announced several appointments to its senior leadership team. The management changes, which include executive appointments and newly created roles in the areas of operations, sales and marketing and human resources, are also aligned with the company's move to a new divisional structure. "We've added a very experienced and dynamic group of industry professionals to our senior leadership team; individuals who will help us achieve our long term ...

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