Talking Business: Josh Littman, Hard Rock Hotels

BHN talks to Hard Rock Hotels’ Josh Littman about the brand’s plans for Europe and converting the Cumberland. • Can you give us a brief career history up until joining Hard Rock? “Prior to joining Hard Rock, I worked in real estate economic advisory here in London for several years,


Hard Rock reveals details of Atlantic City hotel and casino refurb

US: Hard Rock International has unveiled plans for the launch and redevelopment of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. The former Taj Mahal building will undergo a $375 million renovation and will reopen in summer 2018. The upcoming Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is situated on 17-acres


The Cumberland Hotel to be rebranded as Hard Rock Hotel London

UK: Hard Rock International and GLH Hotels have unveiled plans for Hard Rock Hotel London, a conversion of the existing Cumberland Hotel. Located at Marble Arch, the 900-room Hard Rock Hotel London is scheduled for completion in summer 2018. “From our foundation in 1971 with the opening of the first

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Graduate Hotels appoints EVP operations

US/UK: Andrea Melotti has been appointed executive vice president of operations at Graduate Hotels, overseeing the group’s portfolio of more than 30 properties.

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SH Hotels & Resorts appoints VP of development

Europe: Josh Littman has been appointed the vice president of development for Europe at SH Hotels & Resorts. Littman comes to the role with 20 years of experience spanning on-property sales and marketing to real estate development. He will spearhead the 1 Hotels, Baccarat Hotels and Treehouse Hotels brand’s European