Worldwide: EDITION Hotels has appointed Josh Fluhr as senior vice president and global managing director, succeeding Dan Flannery.
Spain: The Madrid EDITION marks the debut opening for the brand in Spain, part of Marriott International.
US: Jim Alderman has left his role as CEO of Radisson Hotel Group Americas (RHGA) to pursue other opportunities. Radisson said in a statement that the company is looking for a full-time replacement. Tom Buoy, Radisson’s CCO, will serve as interim CEO. Alderman joined RHGA as CEO in March 2020,
Iceland: The Reykjavik EDITION will open on 9 November 2021, designed in collaboration with Ian Schrager Company and Roman and Williams. Consisting of 253 rooms, the hotel has been designed by local architecture firm T.ark and New York-based studio Roman and Williams. It is situated next to Harpa, a concert
US/Netherlands: Ian Schrager’s PUBLIC Hotel has launched a new guest app in partnership with Amsterdam-based Ireckonu. Ireckonu has worked with the team at PUBLIC to design and build guest engagement tools that allows users to manage their stay. Guests can complete a pre-check in process online, stopping by the lobby
Worldwide: EDITION Hotels has announced the opening of eight new properties by the end of 2022, located across three continents. With 11 hotels worldwide currently, the planned openings will bring EDITION’s total portfolio to 19 hotels globally. Each new property will be individually developed in collaboration with a designer chosen
Japan: The 206-room The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon is the first of two locations in the city, and is set to open its door 20 October, 2020. Designed in partnership with architect Kengo Kuma, who’s behind the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, and real estate developer Mori Trust, the hotel is custom-made.
Worldwide: In the lead up to URBAN LIVING FESTIVAL: stay-live-work, International Hospitality Media has created a list of 50 innovators who have changed urban life. These 50 have led some of the most dynamic, exciting and successful businesses in the UK and abroad, all of which have changed the ways
Bill Barnett, managing director of C9 Hotelworks Company, looks at the “creative nightmare” of virtual meetings. There is no mistaking the sound of a flushing toilet. It’s not a sudden rainstorm, or the whoosh of a juiced up, flash mob of joggers on steroids passing by on the street. Arguably,
US: The 452-room hotel located in New York’s Times Square is to permanently close on 13 August 2020 due to financial issues caused by the coronavirus crisis. Marriott International gave notice to the hotel’s owner, Maefield Development, in March as part of a foreclosure proceeding. It is reported by Bloomberg