Tophotel News

Europe’s Construction Pipeline Sluggish As Development In The Middle East Picks Up


LE's Europe, Middle East & Africa Lodging Real Estate Trends Executive Summary

At the end of Q2 Europe's Construction Pipeline stood at 807 Projects/ 132,187 Rooms, a scant Year-Over-Year (YOY) increase of 8% by Projects and 1% by Rooms. Overall Pipeline growth has been lackluster since the cyclical bottom established in 2010. Both Projects Under Construction and Annualized Construction Starts experienced a brief peak in Q3 2012 when projects previously stalled in the Pipeline during the Great Recession migrated forward towards construction as lending first became available. However, since that peak, both metrics have trended downward for...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Reaches Ten Hotels in Turkey with the New Sheraton Adana Hotel


The Hotel Marks Starwood’s Debut in Adana’s City Centre and is Ideally Located on the Bank of the Seyhan River

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) has today announced the official opening of its tenth hotel in Turkey, the Sheraton Adana Hotel, in partnership with SERKA Turizm A.Ş., an Adali Holding Company. The new Sheraton Adana Hotel will be ideally located on the bank of the Seyhan River in the centre of Adana, Turkey's fifth largest city located in the southern region of the country.
The hotel, imagined by Turkish architecture and design specialists İki Design Mimarlık and Metex Design, is already a landmark in...

The St. Regis Chengdu Debuts in the Heart of Sichuan’s Innovation and Cultural Capital


St. Regis® Hotels & Resorts, part ofStarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today announces the highly anticipated grand opening of The St. Regis Chengdu. Debuting exactly 110 years after the first St. Regis hotel inNew York City opened its doors in 1904, The St. RegisChengdu continues the legacy of the luxury brand thoughtfully built for a new generation of global travelers. With this opening, St. Regis reaches 33 hotels around the world.

"The St. Regis Chengdu marks a significant milestone for the brand with plans to double the St. Regis portfolio in Greater China in the next five years," said Paul James, Global Brand Leader, St. Regis,...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Debut Westin Brand in Mauritius with the New Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa


The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius Inspires Wellbeing in a Tropical Destination

TURTLE BAY, Mauritius -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) and Blue Ocean Park Ltd. today announced the debut of the world-renowned Westin brand in Mauritius with the opening of The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius. Nestled in lush tropical gardens, the resort enjoys a pristine beachfront location in the historic Turtle Bay of Balaclava on the North West coast of the island.
"We are very proud to open this new resort in Mauritius, where we offer a respite from the rigors of...

Moxy Hotels makes its debut today in Milan, Italy


Moxy Hotels ( made its debut today in Milan, Italy, shaking up the hotel industry with a fresh attitude and modern flair. A boutique hotel concept for the budget savvy traveller, the new Moxy Milan boldly reinvents the traditional economy hotel experience. "Moxy is the essence of the next generation traveller, not only Gen X and Y but guests with a younger sensibility, for whom contemporary style is paramount," said Tina Edmundson, global brand officer for Marriott International's luxury and lifestyle brands. "Every aspect of Moxy Hotels has been thoughtfully researched and...