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Kempinski Nile Hotel opens in Cairo

Luxury hotel chain Kempinski has opened the first five-star boutique hotel in Egyptian capital Cairo, the Kempinski Nile. Offering 137 rooms and 54 suites, the Kempinski Nile overlooks the banks of the famous river and is the latest hotel to open in the city. The hotel is designed by French architect Pierre Yves Rochon, who [...]

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InterContinental Times Square opens in New York

InterContinental opened its much-anticipated New York property in the heart of Manhattan July 12, the latest in a string of high-profile openings for the city. The firm says that along with being the largest new-build hotel to open in the city since 2002, the 607-room InterContinental is also one of the most environmentally responsible hotels [...]

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Andaz 5th Avenue opens in New York

Hip boutique hotel chain Andaz opened its fifth property on Fifth Avenue on July 5, in the former headquarters of fashion chain Tommy Hilfiger. The hotel is the third opening this year for rapidly-expanding Andaz, which says that it wants to make guests feel like they’ve been welcomed into a friend’s home, rather than a [...]

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Hotel Viura in Villabuena De Alava, Spain

The Spanish design firm Designhouses, have recently completed the Hotel Viura, located in the Spanish wine region of Rioja Alavesa. Named after the most widely planted white grape variety in Rioja, Viura is a new hotel with 26 guestrooms and seven suites, two bars and a restaurant.

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Ground Zero hotel opens — but is it too soon?

The new hotel next to the site of the former World Trade Center in NYC officially opened June 9, although guests won’t have much of a view for a few years. The World Center Hotel is located on the southern edge of the World Trade Centre rectangle and offers views of the new One World [...]

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Another luxury resort opens ahead of World Cup

Fairmont hotels has opened its second property in South Africa, with just over a week to go before the World Cup tournament kicks off June 11. The 154-room Fairmont Zimbali Resort is a short drive away from Durban, one of the main host cities of the tournament. Offering ocean views from verandas and luxurious soaking [...]

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