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Marriott to build New York’s tallest hotel

Global hotel chain Marriott, which operates 3,600 hotels around the world, has announced plans to build the tallest hotel in New York City. The brand plans to build a new 68-story skyscraper on Manhattan’s 54th Street to house two hotels under the brands Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn. The tower will be designed by [...]

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W Hotels brings superstar DJs around the world

W Hotels has announced yet another addition to its musical offering, in the form of a global tour of DJs, in association with energy drink Burn. The hotel is sending six DJ competition winners on a week-long crash course dubbed the DJ Lab, which begins at the W Barcelona and concludes at the burn studios [...]

Jumeirah Frankfurt

Jumeirah opens first European property in Frankfurt

Dubai-based luxury hotel chain Jumeirah has opened its first property in mainland Europe. The brand, which operates several high-profile properties in the Middle East including the Jumeirah Beach Hotel and the ‘seven star’ Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah welcomed its first guests to its new Frankfurt property August 1, ahead of the official opening in September.

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InterContinental launches half-price points deals

Members of the InterContinental hotels loyalty program are to be offered the chance to snap up last-minute hotel deals on points, the company announced August 1. Last Minute Rewards will offer Priority Club members the chance to redeem hotel nights for 50 percent fewer points than they would otherwise be offered at. The promotion will [...]

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Lord South Beach Hotel by BH+DM

Located at 11th Street and Collins in the heart of Miami Beach, Lords South Beach is the first gay boutique hotel brand in the US. The hotel opened in an historic Art Deco building with 54 rooms and a variety of hotel venues, including the Cha Cha Rooster Restaurant and the poolside Cabana Bar. Amenities [...]

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Meliá Hotels & Resorts presents “Life Management”

Spanish hotel chain Sol Melia is to offer guests free ‘Life Management’ classes at some of its hotels. As part of a new campaign to highlight its wellbeing credentials, the chain has teamed up with Mario Alonso Puig, a leadership expert and well-known life coach. Throughout October and November, Puig will appear at three of [...]

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