Treehouse Hotel, London

Treehouse Hotels to open second UK site

UK: SH Hotels & Resorts has announced it will open a Treehouse Hotel in Manchester, the brand’s second UK location which is scheduled to open in 2023. Developed in partnership with Property Alliance Group, the hotel will mark the first phase of a £200 million redevelopment of the former Renaissance


Treehouse Hotels to open first US property

US: SH Hotels & Resorts, an affiliate of Starwood Capital Group, has announced it will debut the brand in the United States with its first location in Miami opening 2023. Treehouse Brickell, in downtown Miami, will be designed in collaboration with Rockwell Group and SHoP Architects. JDS Development Group, an


W Hotels founder Sternlicht unveils Treehouse Hotels brand

US: Barry Sternlicht, original founder of W Hotels, and chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, has announced his latest nature-inspired brand venture, Treehouse Hotels. The founder describes the brand as “the little brother of the 1”, which will be “less serious and more fun and witty”. As such, Sternlicht

Former Virgin Hotels' CEO joins SH Hotels & Resorts
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Former Virgin Hotels’ CEO joins SH Hotels & Resorts

Worldwide: Starwood Capital has appointed Raul Leal as CEO of SH Hotels & Resorts, effective from 19 August 2021. Leal stepped down from his role as CEO of Virgin Hotels in January this year, succeeded by James Bermingham. At Virgin, Leal spent 10 years with the company. He oversaw the

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CEO announced at SH Hotels & Resorts

Worldwide: Starwood Capital Group has promoted Arash Azarbarzin to CEO of its subsidiary company, SH Hotels & Resorts. Azarbarzin succeeds Starwood Capital chairman, Barry Sternlicht. Sternlicht is to remain chairman and will continue to be involved with the organisation. With more than 30 years of experience, Azarbarzin has worked in