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Harrods considers opening a hotel

Vogue UK reports that Harrods in London is considering adding a luxury hotel on the roof of its Knightsbridge store. Harrods managing director Michael Ward said the potential hotel opening was one of several options being considered. He said: “Are we looking at it? Yes. Have we considered it? Yes. It is something we would [...]

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Another boom week for China’s hotels

Major hotel brands have been unveiling expansion plans in China at a key conference over the past week. Many chains are planning to considerably beef up their presence in the country, with a series of deals unveiled this week at the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific. Hyatt announced a total of 11 new properties, confirming [...]

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Tokyo Mandarin: Yours for a Night and $670,000

To celebrate its fifth anniversary, the five-star Mandarin Oriental Tokyo hotel is offering the opportunity to rent the entire property for one night for $670,000. Under the plan, the entire hotel – 178 guest rooms, all nine restaurants and all spas — would be reserved from 3:00 in the afternoon to noon the next day. [...]

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Respire by Hyatt – Hypoallergenic Rooms

Hyatt is to offer guests hypoallergenic rooms in all of its North American properties, it confirmed October 12. The group, which operates Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency and Andaz properties, is to roll out approximately 2,000 hypoallergenic rooms in its hotels across the US, Canada and the Caribbean. Branded Respire by Hyatt, the rooms use [...]

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Sheraton launches fitness program

Hotel chain Sheraton has announced a major revamp of its fitness offerings around the world in partnership with fitness and lifestyle brand Core Performance. As part of the brand’s $6 billion global revitalization, Sheraton’s new Fitness Centers will feature “themed” workouts, designed to appeal to time-pressed travelers staying in the brand’s hotels. Guests will also [...]

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London’s Savoy re-opens this weekend

Luxury hotel chain Fairmont has released more details about what will be on offer at London’s The Savoy hotel when it reopens this weekend. Fairmont says that the hotel will “reclaim its position as one of the world’s great hotels” when it opens its doors on October 10. New highlights include nine “Personality Suites” which [...]

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