Chedi Katara general manager
GHM appoints general manager at The Chedi Katara

Qatar: Hotel operator General Hotel Management (GHM) has named Hani Akkari as the general manager of The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort in Doha.

Indigo Road Bridge Creek
Indigo Road expands boutique portfolio with Bridge Creek

US: Hotel owner, operator and manager The Indigo Road Hospitality Group has added Bridge Creek Inn, located in Clayton, Georgia, to its portfolio of boutique hotels located throughout the south east and midwest. 

Emma hotels APAC
Sleep brand Emma to launch hotels in APAC

APAC: Bed and mattress brand Emma – The Sleep Company has revealed it will open two dedicated sleep hotels in Sydney, Australia and Taipei, Taiwan.

Hyatt Kennedy 89
Hyatt expands footprint in Germany with luxury hotel Kennedy 89

Germany: Kennedy 89 will mark the debut of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt in Frankfurt and will be the second Hyatt-branded hotel in the city.

Chris Norton Equinox Hotels
IHIF 2023: Chris Norton and Shafi Syed, Equinox Hotels

BHN speaks to Equinox Hotels’ CEO Chris Norton, and Shafi Syed, global head of development and acquisitions, to learn more about how guest needs are influencing brand value, identity, and offerings, the intersection of technology and luxury hospitality, and how Equinox is navigating development challenges. Filmed at the International Hospitality Investment Forum (IHIF) at the InterContinental Berlin.

Coast & Country Collection
18 Coast & Country Collection hotels individually up for sale

UK: Hotel property adviser Christie & Co has been appointed to sell 18 hotels from the Coast & Country Collection on an individual basis. 

art'otel European expansion
European expansion revealed for art’otel brand

EU: Lifestyle hotel brand art’otel, owned by PPHE Hotel Group, has revealed expansion plans in three European cities between autumn 2023 and early 2024.

Mandarin Oriental Athens
Mandarin Oriental to launch in Athens

Greece: Luxury hotel and residences Mandarin Oriental, Athens, will be developed within the urban regeneration project The Ellinikon and is set to open in the summer of 2027.

Stevenson INTELITY TravelTech
Stevenson at INTELITY wins TravelTech CEO of the year

US: Robert Stevenson, who heads up the guest experience and staff management platform INTELITY, has been presented with the TravelTech Breakthrough Awarded for CEO of the year.

Bluebird by Lark Vermont
Bluebird by Lark to open second hotel in Vermont

US: Sister brand of Lark Hotels, Bluebird by Lark, is set to open a new property in Stowe, Vermont on 7 June 2023.