Thompson Vienna will open late 2024 in the KADeWe department store on Mariahilfer Strasse, Vienna.
JO&JOE to open 1,300 ho(s)tels in China representing 100,000 rooms.
Iconic Art Nouveau Le Palace Hotel in Brussels gets extension and new lease of life as DoubleTree by Hilton Brussels City.
LVMH, the Paris-based luxury goods conglomerate, has reportedly acquired for US$200 million the former 86-key Luxe hotel on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, from owner Efram Harkham and family. That would put the deal at an astounding US$2.3 million per key. The 42,560-square-foot (4000m2) property additionally consists of three high-end retail storefronts. It is not yet clear what LVMH’s plans are for the space, especially considering it acquired in 2018 for US$245 million a property a block away on Rodeo Drive with plans to build a Cheval Blanc hotel.
Opening late 2022 the luxury Raffles London at The OWO hotel will house 120 rooms and suites, 85 branded residences, an extensive wellness space and 11 destination restaurants and bars, including a rooftop restaurant and bar with panoramic views across Whitehall, The Mall and on to Buckingham Palace. Some of the suites will be located in the building’s corner turrets, from which guests will enjoy views over Horse Guards and London’s St. James’s Park.
Nobu Hotel Roma is set to open summer 2022 in the former Grand Hotel Via Veneto. It will offer 122 rooms and suites and a Nobu Restaurant.
The luxury Six Senses Lisbon is set to open in 2025 in the 17th-century Palácio Lavra and Adjacent Palácio das Pedrosas. The latter was built in 1764 for an Italian merchant and then later sold to the Portuguese postal service.
When the Hotel Marcel opens summer 2021 in New Haven, Connecticut, it will be a shining example of sustainability and what every hotel could and should be. The 165-room hotel will be the result of the renovated Armstrong Rubber Company Building, aka Pirelli Building, originally designed by Marcel Breuer in 1967 and opened in 1970.
Set to radically change the city’s landscape and add to its eco hotel offering, hotel developer Dominvs Group and architecture firm Sheppard Robson have submitted permission for a living wall to be the façade of a new London hotel, with the aim to absorb more than eight tonnes of the city’s gaseous pollution each year.