The Lost Hotels Of Midtown New York
Dexter Wood | January 12, 2023
By Dexter Wood Several legendary properties remain closed in Midtown New York, and most will never reopen. Luxury hotel demand staged a respectable resurgence last year as the dreadful impact of the pandemic continued to fade. Trailing twelve-month RevPAR for luxury hotels in NYC, as of November 2022, has already surpassed its pre-pandemic benchmark from December 2018. This was a welcome improvement for prominent Midtown hotels that had reopened after many months of closure, including the Mandarin Oriental, Ritz-Carlton, The Plaza, St. Regis, The Peninsula, and the Lotte New York Palace. However, some well-known properties that enjoy...
Marriott Signs With AB Living to Bring St. Regis Brand to Costa Mujeres
Marriott International | November 2, 2022
Marriott International, Inc., today announced it has signed an agreement with AB Living to bring the legendary St. Regis brand to Costa Mujeres. Solidifying the brand’s position as a global leader in luxury leisure hospitality, The St. Regis Costa Mujeres Resort is expected to welcome its first guests in early 2025. “The signing of The St. Regis Costa Mujeres Resort represents a pivotal moment for St. Regis, as the brand continues its dynamic resort growth in the world’s most glamorous leisure destinations,” said George Fleck, Vice President and Global Brand Leader, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts. “We are thrilled to expand St. R...
Satish Kumar Named as General Manager for The St. Regis Goa Resort in India
The St. Regis Goa Resort | October 19, 2022
National, 19 October 2022: The St. Regis Goa Resort - the first resort and the second St. Regis branded property in India – appoints Mr. Satish Kumar as General Manager. A well-recognized leader with over two decades of outstanding experience in luxury hospitality, Satish will be leading the task of introducing the legendary outpost to the country starting October 2022. This newly transformed property will host time honoured signature rituals of The St. Regis, innovative cuisines, and exceptional amenities including the trademark personalized butler service for each guest. Satish has successfully launched over 8 luxury hotels across v...
The St. Regis Jakarta Set to Debut in November 2022
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts | September 28, 2022
JAKARTA, Indonesia (September 28, 2022) – The St. Regis Jakarta – the brand-new stylish hotel set within Jakarta’s vibrant Golden Triangle district – is set to debut November 10, 2022. Featuring a breathtaking design and exquisite experiences, the hotel takes guests on a journey through the soul of Indonesian culture – encompassing music, dance, art, culinary and more. As travelers embrace the return to urban travel, The St. Regis Jakarta is poised to reimagine the concept of urban comfort in the city, serving as a gateway to the destination’s most desirable experiences. Situated in the thriving metropolis of Jakarta, The St....
Marriott International Poised to Expand Asia Pacific Luxury Hotel Portfolio With 14 Expected Additional Properties by End of 2023
Marriott International, Inc. | September 20, 2022
Marriott International, Inc. today announced it expects to open 14 additional luxury properties in Asia Pacific by the end of 2023. The planned additions highlight the strategic growth of Marriott International's luxury hotel portfolio in the region, where it currently operates 156 luxury properties. Across 13 countries and regions in Asia Pacific, Marriott International’s portfolio of dynamic luxury brands continues to create bespoke experiences for today’s luxury traveler in ever popular cities including Tokyo and Melbourne, and is ready to bring these experiences to emerging destinations such as Jeju and Jiuzhaigou. With a collectio...
Marriott Signs With Cola Holdings and The Westbury Hotel Limited to Bring Iconic St. Regis Brand to the UK
Marriott International | February 24, 2022
Marriott International, Inc. today announced it has signed a management agreement with Cola Holdings and The Westbury Hotel Limited to bring the storied St. Regis brand to the well-heeled area of Mayfair, London. Combining timeless glamour with a vanguard spirit, this highly anticipated signing will bring the brand’s signature Butler Service, celebrated rituals, and rich heritage to one of London’s most alluring neighbourhoods. Solidifying St. Regis’ position as a global leader in luxury, The St. Regis London is expected to welcome its first guests in 2023, offering a highly personalised guest experience on the corner of Bond Stree...
Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 254: Hotel History: St. Regis Hotel
Stanley Turkel | September 14, 2021
by Stanley Turkel, CMHS Hotel History: St. Regis Hotel (550 rooms) In 1904, Colonel John Jacob Astor broke ground for the building of the St. Regis Hotel at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 55th Street, in the most exclusive residential section of New York at the time. The architects were Trowbridge and Livingston who were based in New York. The firm’s partners were Samuel Beck Parkman Trowbridge (1862-1925) and Goodhue Livingston (1867-1951). Trowbridge studied at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. On his graduation in 1883, he attended Columbia University and later studied abroad in the American School of Classical Studies i...
The St. Regis Bermuda Resort Debuts in Historic Town of St. George’s
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts | May 24, 2021
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of The St. Regis Bermuda Resort. Extending the legacy of St. Regis from New York’s finest address of 55th and Fifth, the resort blends the timelessness of a bygone era with avant-garde Bermudian design and cultural influences. Situated in the historic Town of St. George’s, an UNESCO World Heritage site, and nestled among the soft sands and turquoise water of St. Catherine’s Beach, the resort is the first Marriott International luxury brand property to debut on the island. Drawing upon the celebrated spirit of leisure travel, The St. Regis Bermuda Resort seamlessly brings togethe...
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