Wyndham Garden Hotel PanamaCity

Wyndham Garden Hotel Opens in Panama City

Wyndham has become the latest hotel chain to open a new property in Panama, with this week’s launch of the Wyndham Garden Hotel Panama City. The 70-room hotel, located in the city’s quiet and exclusive Obarrio neighbourhood, is yet further proof of the hotel boom in Panama, which is currently has more properties under construction [...]

Atlantis resort Bahamas

Luxury hotel unveils top-end teen nightspot

If an arcade or games room at the hotel isn’t enough to keep your teens out of trouble when on vacation, how about an entire teen nightclub? That’s what teens at the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas can now enjoy since the opening of the $11 million CRUSH teen nightclub on January 1. [...]

Hilton Pattaya

Hilton Pattaya Floating Hotel Opens in Thailand

The Hilton Pattaya, which opened Nov. 29, is located about 100 miles southeast of Bangkok and offers a “floating” beachfront experience. The 302-room new-build, upscale and full-service hotel enjoys a prime location on Pattaya Beach, one of Thailand‘s most popular family resort destinations. The fourth Hilton-branded property in the country, Hilton Pattaya offers amazing 180-degree [...]

trump soho hotel opening

Best of 2010: Hotel openings

This year has seen some high profile luxury properties opening around the world. Here, a roundup of the best.

Château de Versailles Orangerie

France’s Versailles palace to host luxury hotel

The Palace of Versailles is to transform one of its satellite buildings into a luxury hotel, paving the way for a series of French projects aimed at exploiting the economic potential of listed buildings while securing their renovation. The Hotel du Grand Controle is to be converted into a “luxury hotel,” Jean-Jacques Aillagon, president of [...]

Sofitel Vienna White

2010 ends with a bang for French luxury hotel chain

Accor-owned brand Sofitel is to wrap up 2010 with a triple-whammy of hotel openings in exotic locations around the world, the company said December 13. The five-star brand is opening properties in Austria, Mauritius and Cambodia this week, including a new flagship for Europe in Vienna. The new Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom features a futuristic glass [...]

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