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Marriott Inks Deal to Introduce AC Hotels Brand to Australia

July 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International Inc. has signed an agreement with Melbourne-based property development company Capital Alliance to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott® brand to Australia. The 200-room AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank hotel is expected to open in 2020 as part of

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Marriott Purchases Sheraton Grand Phoenix

June 28, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International has purchased the 1,000-room Sheraton Grand Phoenix for $255 million USD, and plans to transform the property into a cutting-edge model for the Sheraton brand. “The hotel will provide a living and breathing showcase of our new vision

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CN Tower Unveils Observation Level Renovation

June 27, 2018 by Lori Smith

Toronto’s iconic CN Tower in downtown Toronto has unveiled the $16 million renovation of its 14,000-square-foot observation level. Designed to modernize and enhance the guest experience while providing truly universal access, the revamped observation level’s features include scalable space that

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Group Germain Renovating Downtown Montreal Property

June 20, 2018 by Lori Smith

Group Germain Hotels has announced plans for a $20 million renovation of its Le Germain property in downtown Montréal. The Mansfield Street hotel will close in October and reopen in May 2019. “This major transformation will allow Le Germain Hotel

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First Hyatt Regency Opens in Beijing

June 18, 2018 by Lori Smith

Hyatt has opened its first Hyatt Regency-branded property in China’s capital city. The 348-key Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing has a total of 60,277 square feet of meeting/event space, including a 14,746-square-foot ballroom. “As the first Hyatt Regency property in Beijing, we

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Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport Wraps Up Reno

June 14, 2018 by Lori Smith

Renovations of the guestrooms and fitness centre are now complete at the Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport, reports Atlific Hotels. The hotel has 2,890 square feet of meeting space across three rooms. “The completed renovations showcase the hotel’s exceptional attention to

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Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel Officially Open

June 12, 2018 by Lori Smith

The 209-key Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel officially opened its doors today. The 192,000 square foot hotel is owned by the Remington Group and managed by Marriott International. “Marriott Hotels has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation in travel to create

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Group Germain Hotels Launches New Banner

June 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

The first property in Group Germain Hotel’s new Alt+ banner is now open in Brossard, on Montreal’s South Shore. The 168-key Alt+ Hotel Quartier DIX30 was designed by the Quebec firm LEMAYMICHAUD Architecture Design. It has six meeting spaces across almost

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Renaissance Hotels Unveils Transformed Paris Property

June 7, 2018 by Lori Smith

The multi-million dollar renovation of the Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel’s guestrooms and public spaces has been unveiled. “Today’s announcement reaffirms our commitment to strengthening our portfolio of artfully-designed properties in destinations such as Paris, where our guests are seeking unscripted

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AccorHotels Opens Raffles in Poland

June 6, 2018 by Lori Smith

The 106-key Raffles Europejski Warsaw opened last week, joining Raffles Istanbul Zorlu Center and Raffles Paris Le Royal Monceau in AccorHotel’s growing European portfolio. Located on the historic “Royal Route” of Poland’s capital city,  the property is housed  in a

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Jamaica's Half Moon Undergoing $75 Million Transformation

May 31, 2018 by Lori Smith

Half Moon, one of Jamaica’s most iconic resorts, is celebrating its upcoming 65th anniversary with a $75 million revamp, which is slated to be complete by November 2018. “It’s time to build anew and to continue to express ourselves in

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Marriott Bringing Westin Brand to United Kingdom

May 31, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International’s Westin brand will debut in the United Kingdom with the opening of The Westin London City in 2020. The 220-key property is owned by 4C Hotel Group and managed by RBH, the UK’s leading independent hotel management company.