Italy: Boutique brand Max Brown Hotels will open its first property in Italy in January 2024, located in the centre of Milan.
US: Portland-based investment firm Sortis Holdings has reportedly walked away from its acquisition of the Ace Hotels platform and its management arm.
UK: Business property advisor Christie & Co has brought to market the New Forest Collection of four boutique hotels.
EU: The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, chaired by Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has acquired a 49 per cent stake in Rocco Forte Hotels.
UK: International Hospitality Media (IHM) held its latest Urban Living Insights: Hotels and Hospitality event last week at the Sheraton Grand Park Lane in London, sponsored by Hubbl.
BHN editor – hospitality Eloise Hanson talks to Darija Aziz, head of interior design at Criterion Hospitality, about designing London’s first underground hotel Zedwell Tottenham Court Road, incorporating technology into brand standards, and expansion plans for Zedwell.
UK: PIG Hotel group, a restaurant with rooms brand, has confirmed that its ninth property THE PIG-on the farm in Stratford Upon Avon, will open in December 2024.
US: Staypineapple Hotels Inc., a property management and third-party licensing company, has promoted Dina Belon from COO to president effective 1 November 2023.
BHN editor – hospitality, Eloise Hanson, chats to Rishi Sachdev, founder of Place III Hotels, to learn more about the new London hotel collection and what guests can expect from the properties, as well as how the portfolio differs from Shiva Hotels.
When the Independent Hotel Show returns to Olympia London on 16-17 October, BHN editor – hospitality Eloise Hanson will be taking to the stage with four esteemed panellists to discuss a question many in the hotel sector are debating: where does the value lie in hotel F&B?