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13/10/2017 08h34

Is Facebook secretly preparing hotel booking functionality?

The US social media giant has appointed Nikhiles Ponde as director of its global travel strategy, but has yet to make an official announcement.

02/10/2017 10h31

Paris-New York in 30 minutes: Elon Musk's latest crazy wager

Elon Musk's aeronautical development brand SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation) has announced the project to connect New York and Paris by rocket.

07/09/2017 11h41

Caesars Palace finally resurfaces

The announcement of a $2.2 billion funding should mark the end of the crisis for Caesars Palace Operating Company Inc., which had filed for bankruptcy in 2015.

31/08/2017 14h16

ibis Styles lands in the United States

The AccorHotel group continues its development on the American market with the opening of its first ibis Styles property in the United States with the ibis Styles New York LaGuardia Airport.

19/07/2017 08h37

Opening of the largest Holiday Inn Express® in the Americas Region

IHG Group has announced the opening of a Holiday Inn Express® Hotel in the city of Waikiki. With its 44-story, it is the largest Holiday Inn Express property in the Americas region.

23/06/2017 11h23

Summit Hotel Properties purchases 5 Xenia properties for $163 million

A new deal between REITs was closed in the United States: Xenia Hotels & Resorts has agreed to make the sale of 5 hotels in its portfolio. The operation amounts to $163 million.

22/06/2017 10h48

[Slideshow] Nobu Hotels opens a new address in Malibu

Nobu Hotels has inaugurated a new address in Malibu, USA: the Nobu Ryokan Malibu Hotel completes the hotelier's upscale portfolio. Other properties are currently in development.

19/06/2017 09h36

Cuba: Trump allows U.S. tourists to stay in AirBnBs but not in hotels

The President of the United States announced last Friday a change of policy regarding tourism to Cuba. American citizens will only be allowed to visit the island under certain conditions.

07/06/2017 10h19

Trump Hotels launches a new midscale brand: American Idea

With its new 'American Idea' brand, Trump Hotels Organization is exploring the midscale range. Three Mississippi properties have already been agreed upon for the launch of the brand.

29/05/2017 10h16

Hilton opens its first Tru hotel by Hilton in Oklahoma City

The very first property under the Tru by Hilton brand opened at Oklahoma City Airport. This is the 5,000th hotel of the group, which has more than 400 other Tru by Hilton properties under development.

02/05/2017 09h14

Marriott International bets on modular constructions

Marriott announces it will strengthen development through modular construction in North America. In 2017, the group expects to sign 50 hotels of this kind.

14/04/2017 10h25

Journal Hotels: a new upscale brand

Created in partnership between Stephen Brandman and the owners of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel: Goodwin Gaw and David Chang, is a new upscale hotel brand which will first be developed through...

30/03/2017 10h15

A Trump Hotel descendant near the White House?

Trump Hotels Group wishes to develop its new lifestyle brand Scion in Washington, DC. The group would like to find and convert an existing mid-size hotel into a more affordable boutique hotel located...

20/03/2017 09h53

Design Hotels to open a new address in New York

Firmdale Hotels opens a second property in the Big Apple. This property is located in Upper-+Midtown Manhattan and joins the upscale network Design Hotels.

28/02/2017 11h42

Mapletree Investment acquires Oakwood Worldwide

As part of the group’s growth strategy, Mapletree Investments, the development company based in Singapore, announces the acquisition of the American Oakwood Worldwide, specialized on the corporate...

27/02/2017 08h52

The Carlton Hotel becomes The James NY NoMad

Located in the heart of Manhattan, north of Madison Square Park, The James New York NoMad is a conversion of the former Carlton Hotel Autograph Collection and will welcome its first guests in June...

24/02/2017 09h29

The Pan Pacific Seattle: sold for $79 M

The American group Hersha Hospitality Trust (a self-advised real estate investment trust in the hospitality sector) has announced the acquisition of the Pan Pacific Hotel in Seattle for 79 million...

24/01/2017 09h35

Los Angeles, Century Plaza Hotel to reopen under Fairmont

The Los Angeles iconic property that is currently undergoing renovation will reopen in 2018, and be operated under the upscale brand Fairmont Hotels & Resorts of the group AccorHotels.