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W Hotels Debuts Newly Reimagined W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta – Buckhead and W Atlanta – Downtown

W Hotels | June 10, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta – Buckhead and W Atlanta – Downtown). Through the vision of talented design partners and the W brand’s own globally renowned design team, a collective of 750+ guestrooms, multiple bars and restaurants and more than 50,000 square feet of innovative meeting space will soon be revealed. These exciting changes in Atlanta are the first of several renovations expected to be completed at W Hotels across North America, as hotel owners are poised to invest $200+ million on renovations showcasing ...

Woodbine Legacy Investments Launches $20 Million Phased Renovation of W Atlanta-Buckhead

Woodbine Legacy Investments | September 6, 2018

ATLANTA (Sept. 6, 2018) — Woodbine Legacy Investments (WLI) launched a $20 million renovation on W Atlanta-Buckhead, a 12-story, 291-room full-service luxury hotel in Atlanta's affluent Buckhead neighborhood. The renovation began in May 2018 and will be complete in late December 2018, just weeks before the city hosts Super Bowl LIII. "When this hotel debuted as part of the W Hotels portfolio in 2008, it quickly became a hotspot for locals and visitors alike and has remained that way for the past decade. That said, when Woodbine purchased the property in 2017, we knew it needed a reboot to restore its shine," said Dupree S...

W Kuala Lumpu Appoints Nikie Mok as Director of Sales & Marketing

W Hotels Worldwide | August 13, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, August 2018 – A woman in the top echelons of a largely male-dominated world, Nikie Mok is the newly-appointed Director of Sales & Marketing, W Kuala Lumpur. A proven leader with a passion for mentoring and nurturing future talents, she prides herself on inspiring and influencing people by initiating positive relationships. Nikie has been rocking the hospitality for over 18 years. She began her career at Hotel Nikko Kuala Lumpur, before rising up the ranks at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel to assume the position of Assistant Director of Sales – Corporate, Meeting & Convention in a short eight years. Her ...

Christian Metzner Appointed General Manager of W Kuala Lumpur

W Hotels Worldwide | July 16, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, July 2018 – W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International has announced the appointment of Christian Metzner as General Manager of the highly anticipated W Kuala Lumpur, as the iconic brand prepares to debut its unique style of modern luxury in the Malaysian capital this summer. Metzner recently joined W Kuala Lumpur from The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi, where he has been the General Manager since 2014, and brings with him a wealth of experience having been part of Marriott International for the past 15 years. German-born Metzner's career with Marriott International began in 1996 at the Arabell...

Twelfth Avenue Realty Holdings to Debut W Hotels Brand in Music City With 2020 Opening of W Nashville

W Hotels Worldwide | July 2, 2018

NEW YORK – July 2, 2018 – How do you make Music City USA even more exciting? Set up a new stage for people to play. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, today announces the anticipated 2020 opening of W Nashville. Owned by Twelfth Avenue Realty Holdings, the new-build hotel is the latest North American development in the brand's packed line-up of extraordinary new hotels across the United States and beyond, including the soon to open W Aspen and W Philadelphia. Known for pushing the boundaries of modern design, W Hotels will infuse the rich culture and musical legacy of Nashville into every aspect of the prope...

Joanna McCreary Appointed General Manager of W Austin

W Austin | May 15, 2018

(Austin, TX) May 15, 2018 – Marriott International has appointed longtime W Hotels veteran Joanna McCreary to General Manager of W Austin. McCreary returns to her Austin roots where she served on the opening team as W Austin's Director of Rooms. Throughout her impressive tenure with the brand which spans 16 years across five W hotels in various management roles, she re-opened W New Orleans post Hurricane Katrina, opened W Atlanta Midtown in early 2008 and W Austin in late 2010. Her most recent role was Hotel Manager at the W Bellevue which received "Hotel Opening of the Year" in 2017 under her leadership. She also assisted with th...

Owned by Inversions Hoteleres Ebza, W Ibiza Set for Summer 2019 Debut in Spain

W Hotels Worldwide | April 10, 2018

The party is just getting started in paradise. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, today announced plans to debut its newest hotel in Spain with the opening of W Ibiza in Summer 2019. Owned by Inversions Hoteleres Ebza S.L., W Ibiza will be located in Santa Eulalia del Río, a buzzing beachside neighborhood centrally located to Ibiza's famous beaches, nightclubs and rural-chic inland attractions. Scheduled to open in 2019, the hotel's beachfront location will provide guests with direct access to the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. W Hotels Worldwide today announced plans to debut its newest hotel in Spain with the ope...

W Hotels Appoints Gregory Polino General Manager of W Miami

W Miami | January 4, 2018

MIAMI, FL. (January 4, 2018) W Hotels, an iconic brand that is internationally known for disrupting and redefining the hospitality scene for nearly two decades, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Polino as General Manager of W Miami. In this new role, Polino will oversee day-to-day operations of the 146-room luxury lifestyle hotel and ensure ongoing initiatives and activations are aligned with the W brand standard, bringing fresh innovative ideas to the property and creating exciting new opportunities. Polino joins the brand's newest luxury hotel property, located in the heart of Miami's Brickell urban oasis, with 15 year...

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