Langham Auckland morphs into Cordis

On 1 November, The Langham Auckland, one of New Zealand’s leading hotels will be rebranded as Cordis, Auckland. Cordis Hotels and Resorts is a new generation of selected upper upscale modern hotels by Langham Hospitality Group that is devoted to the guests’ needs and well-being, catering to both business and leisure travelers. “Our hotel in […]

Holiday Inn Express to the heart of Melbourne

The Holiday Inn Express brand takes another leap forward in Australia today, with IHG® and partner Pro-invest announcing plans to open Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Little Collins in 2020. The select service hotel will add 299 rooms to Melbourne’s boutique Little Collins Street. Running parallel to prominent and iconic Collins Street, the area is home to major […]

Mandarin Oriental for Santiago, Chile

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced today that it has signed a management contract to manage, and ultimately brand, a 310-room hotel currently operating in Santiago, Chile.  The Group will take over management of the property from August 2017, and rename it Hotel Santiago. Following an extensive guestroom and public area renovation, the first stage of […]

Wyndham – Second Hotel in Queenstown

Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the signing of its second hotel in Queenstown, ideally timed to service a need for high-quality accommodation in New Zealand’s third largest tourism market. Developed by Safari Group, Wyndham Garden® Remarkables Park, Queenstown, is slated to open in May next year, with construction in the Remarkables Park estate already underway. […]

AVANI Hotels & Resorts for Auckland

AVANI Hotels & Resorts, with a portfolio of 18 hotels and resorts in 12 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and Africa, has announced the acquisition of Metro Suites in Auckland. In a deal worth over NZD 11 million dollars, the Metro Suites’ 40-storey luxury tower will be transformed through a major room […]

Ramada Encore Brand to New Zealand

Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the introduction of a new brand – Ramada ENCORE – to New Zealand, reflecting the hospitality giant’s intent to broaden its portfolio in the country. The soon-to-be Ramada ENCORE Christchurch Colombo Street is being developed under a franchise agreement with Lepdon Holdings and is slated to be completed in late […]

Treat Your Mum to a Holiday with Amari

Treat your mum to a special unforgettable getaway! Amari makes it easier for daughters and sons to spoil their mums with packages designed to get families together to create new memories and connect with new destinations.    For ‘The Young at Heart Mum’ – Light up her adventurous spirit with the ‘Koh Samui Wanderlust Package’ at Amari […]

A New + Unique Japanese “Onsen” Resort

The Debut of Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu: A New and Unique Japanese “Onsen” Resort Leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko Inc. announced the opening of Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu, the newest addition to its resort portfolio in Hakone, Japan, a popular hot spring (onsen) destination near Mount Fuji.  Ten-yu, which opened on April 20th, is an upscale onsen resort blending the […]

First Holiday Inn Express for Brisbane

Holiday Inn Express opens its doors in central Brisbane Brisbane city’s newest hotel is an innovative place to stay for smart, savvy travellers Smart, streamlined and innovative accommodation: that’s what the new Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Central is bringing to savvy travellers visiting downtown Brisbane.  Showing off its 226 rooms and expansive public spaces, the […]

Wyndham Expands into Albany, Auckland

Wyndham Hotel Group has further expanded its presence in New Zealand by opening its second Auckland property – Ramada Suites Albany, Auckland North Shore. Albany’s first major accommodation development in more than six years, the 66-room Ramada Suites Albany offers stylish accommodation in Auckland’s North Shore region and reflects the tourism potential of New Zealand’s […]