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Kimpton Banneker Hotel set to open this spring

US: The 144-room hotel will open in replace of the former Hotel Rouge, located in Washington DC, following a $20 million renovation to become a 10-storey boutique hotel. Designed by Mason Studios, The Banneker will feature curated artwork, 3,800 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting space, a French

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IHG signs Kimpton hotel in Mallorca

Spain: IHG has completed a deal to sign its first luxury hotel in Mallorca, under the Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants brand. The 79-room boutique hotel will located next to Santa Ponsa Golf, on the site of the existing Santa Ponsa Country Club. The site will undergo a major refurbishment and

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Kimpton to open first Mexican property

Mexico: Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants will open a 78-room lifestyle luxury hotel in Tulum, marking the brand’s first opening in Mexico. Set to open on December 18, the Kimpton Aluna Hotel offers guests a tucked-away oasis in the Mayan Riviera. Grupo Presidente, a long-standing partner of Kimpton’s parent company IHG,

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IHG to debut Kimpton brand in South East Asia

SEA: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) will open Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok and Kimpton Shinjuko Tokyo on 1 and 2 October 2020 respectively. Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok is the first hotel in South East Asia for the brand. Located in the Thai capital’s city centre, the hotel will feature 362 rooms including 131

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Kimpton Clocktower Hotel appoints general manager

UK: Johan Scheepers has been appointed as general manager of the 270-bed Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester, the brand’s fourth and final hotel to open in the UK. Scheepers joins the Kimpton property with experience from a number of hotels within the IHG portfolio, most recently Intercontinental The George after

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Kimpton Pittman Hotel appoints general manager

US: Jack Murray has been announced as the general manager of the forthcoming property, which is located in Dallas, Texas’ Deep Ellum and set to open in late summer 2020. Murray brings over three decades of hospitality experience to his new role, having begun his career with the Hyatt Hotels

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Restaurant Aizle to relaunch at Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel

UK: Formerly at Saint Leonard’s Street in Edinburgh, Aizle will return on 22 July 2020 at the city’s Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel. The restaurant opened in 2014 by husband-and-wife team Stuart Ralston and Krystal Goff. It was the first dining venue in Edinburgh to offer a surprise tasting menu. Chef

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Kimpton Vividora Hotel opens in Barcelona

Spain: Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, IHG’s boutique luxury brand, has made its debut in Spain with the opening of the Kimpton Vividora Hotel. The hotel is located in the heart of the Ciutat Vella district (the old city) in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter and cultural and historical epicentre. Featuring 156 guest

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Kimpton Rouge to undergo major renovation and rebrand

US: The Kimpton Rouge, one of the brand’s major US properties, is set to undergo a renovation in fall of 2020. Kemmons Wilson Companies, owners of the brand, announced that the Dupont Circle staple would be getting a new name alongside its new look. The company has committed to spend

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Kimpton Shorebreak Resort announces culinary team with revamped menu

US: Eric Kramer is the new director of food and beverage, Tanner Johnson the beverage manager, and Gilbert Laurie the executive chef at restaurant, Pacific Hideaway. Kramer has over two decades of experience in hospitality management, previously serving as director of operations and manager partner of Bounce Sporting Club in