Marriott eyes full ownership of Design Hotels

Worldwide: Design Hotels has reported that a formal request has been submitted by Marriott DH Holding AG to acquire the outstanding five per cent shares of the consortia. The move would allow Marriott International to have full ownership and operation of the brand, which is currently operating as a separate


Inhabit Hotel joins Design Hotels

UK: London’s first wellness hotel Inhabit, located in Paddington, has joined the handpicked and global portfolio of independent properties at Design Hotels and has been awarded Green Key certification. Inhabit launched in 2019 with 88 guest rooms and is set across six Georgian townhouses on Southwick Street. The hotel has


Arizona welcomes first Design Hotels property

US: The Tuxon, located in Tucson city centre, will debut in summer 2020 and has joined the Design Hotels portfolio. The 112-bed property features design and custom furnishings inspired by American, Mexican and Native American culture. Bedroom amenities include walk-in showers, high-speed WiFi, 50” UHD TVs, and curated minibars.  The

Past Webinars

Designing healthy hotels

Hosted by Eloise Hanson, editor, IHM [sponsored by Cvent and Duve] Pressure is mounting from various sources (e.g. government, investors, consumers) for businesses to act responsibly when it comes to environmental and social concerns. How this is affecting the development, design and operation of hotels will be explored in this


Sheraton Hotels redesigns brand image

Worldwide: Seven Sheraton hotels have completed renovations that exemplify the reinvented brand image, with plans to transform over 40 additional hotels by the end of 2022. Drawing on local roots and the sense of community, the new approach from Sheraton sees several design elements introduced that facilitate a feeling of


JOI-Design and SV Hotels unveil three projects

Europe: Hospitality interior architect JOI-Design, in partnership with Swiss developer SV Hotels, have unveiled three projects in Germany and Switzerland including the world debut of the Stay KooooK brand. Moxy Hamburg City Located at the Berliner Tor transport hub in Hamburg, this 291-room hotel opened in September 2020. Yellow lines


Tel Aviv welcomes a new crop of design-led hotels

Israel: The coastal core city of Tel Aviv is the site for a number of new design driven developments. Three new hotels are being opened, each of which are designed to help diversify the city’s hospitality options. Tel Aviv is notorious for being an extremely expensive city to both live


She shines: Waad El-Hadidy, design director at SH Hotels & Resorts

In She Shines, Dina Soliman of BrandFull talks with some of the great minds and personalities that are shaping the world of hospitality today and in the future. We will zoom in, share their insight and celebrate their success stories. What we promise is that they will all be varied,