Oslo: Nordic Hotels & Resorts has opened Sommerro, a 231-room Art Deco hotel, in Oslo’s West End.
Norway: Sommerro is the latest independent venture from Nordic Hotels & Resorts and will be housed in the former headquarters of Oslo Lysverker, the city’s original electrical company. Sommerro, set to open its doors in September 2022, will feature 231 rooms with 56 branded residences, four restaurants and three bars,
Europe: Brenda Collin has been promoted to senior vice president of Europe at Preferred Hotels & Resorts, effective immediately. In her new role, Collin will oversee a regional team that’s responsible for more than 125 properties across the UK, Ireland, the Nordics, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Eastern Europe,
US: ALICE – a hotel operations platform – has announced it will expand its business with Nordic Choice Hotels to 130 properties. ALICE will become the brand standard operations tool for four Nordic Choice brands: Comfort Hotel, Quality Hotel, Clarion Hotel, and Clarion Collection. Features include the ALICE Suite, which
Andrew Harrington of AHV Associates looks at the increasing levels of merger and acquisition activity in the hospitality sector. As the world continues to experience relatively low interest rates, excessive liquidity and high stock prices, M&A activity has reached record levels. In the first nine months of 2018, deals worth
Boutique Hotel News talks to Brenda Collin, regional director for the UK, ireland and Nordics, at Preferred Hotels & Resorts. • What is your background and experience in the hotel sector? “After graduating from Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) in 1991 with a degree in hotel and catering management,
Finland: The Hotel Maria has officially opened its doors in the Finnish capital of Helsinki and joined Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ Legend Collection.
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Finland: Marking the first hotel in Finland under Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ Legend Collection, the Hotel Maria is due to reopen this winter following a €62 million redevelopment.
Norway: Luxury hotel Sommerro has appointed André Julseth as its general manager, effective 1 July 2023.