Spotlight on New Hotels

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Iberostar Group to replace single-use plastic products

The Iberostar Group, a hotel chain with strong ties to the oceans and seas – more than 80% of its hotels boast seafront locations – is determined to make a real and effective contribution to the protection and conservation of oceans and seas. The company will have successfully prevented the generation of 200,000 kilograms of plastic waste in 2018.

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IHG launches new upscale brand, voco

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) has today launched voco™, its new upscale hotel brand, alongside announcing a first signing in Australia.

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Aloft City Centre Deira opens in Dubai

Marriott International announced the opening of Aloft City Centre Deira, the company’s design-led Aloft brand’s third property in the buzzing city of Dubai.

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Wynn Las Vegas powers up with Solar Engery

wynn lasvegas solar energyWynn Las Vegas marks a new renewable energy milestone with the start of the commercial operation of the Wynn Solar Facility on Saturday, June 2. The new 160-acre facility is now offsetting up to 75% of the resort's current peak power requirements, the largest percentage of renewable energy used by any resort in Las Vegas, and an industry first for a gaming operator in Nevada.

Bahia Principe to cut single-use plastic waste by 2020

Eco BahiaIn honor of the United Nations’ World Environment Day, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts has announced their latest initiative geared toward this year’s theme of beating plastic pollution: by 2020, the brand will ban the use of single use plastics at all of its all-inclusive properties in the Caribbean and Spain.


Wyndham begins a new era

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. announced the completion of its spin-off from Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, which has been renamed Wyndham Destinations, Inc.

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W Launches 2018 Worldwide PRIDE Initiatives

lgbt flagWhoever you are, wherever you are, you’re welcome at W. In support of individuality everywhere, W is rolling out a series of curated travel guides with the goal of becoming the trusted travel resource for LGBTQ+ travelers around the world.

Hotel development in South Africa

W Hospitality Group reveals results of its influential annual hotel pipeline survey. The survey finds out that Cape Town retains the biggest share of planned hotel development in South Africa despite showing a decrease in total planned rooms.

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W Hotels Returns to Australia

w brisbaneW Hotels re-enters Australia with the opening of W Brisbane. Owned by Shayher Group, W Brisbane is in a stellar location overlooking the Brisbane River.

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