Spotlight on New Hotels

Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.


Marriott announces 7 new hotels in Africa

Marriott International announced further expansion plans in Africa with seven new hotel signings. Marriott International was the first global chain to make a significant investment in Africa with the acquisition of Protea Hotels for $210 million in 2014. The company announced its future plans at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF).

Marriott International

Bahia Principe signs deal with Expedia

expedia incThe Expedia group and Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts have announced a strategic technology partnership which will enable the global hotel chain to offer package bookings directly on US point-of-sale.

Hilton plans to manage over 100 hotels in Africa

Hilton announced its commitment of over US$50 million over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative to support the continued expansion of its Sub-Saharan African portfolio.

doubletree Hurlingham Nairobi

The first Marquis hotel in Asia Pacific

Marriott Hotels along with Asset World Corporation, A member of TCC Group, one of Thailand’s prominent conglomerates in real estate showcased its newest accomplishments, the Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park.

bangkok marriott marquis queens park

Nakheel’s new waterfront resort to be managed by Centara

UAE-based master developer Nakheel and leading Thai hotel group Centara Hotels and Resorts reached an agreement for the 600-room beachfront resort and waterpark at Dubai’s Deira Islands. The resort will also be managed by Centara, whose portfolio already includes over 14,000 room keys across 67 hotels and resorts in Asia, Indian Ocean and the Middle East.

Dubai Deira islands

AccorHotels acquires Gekko

gekko groupAccorHotels has signed an agreement to acquire Gekko, a major player in the business travel hotel reservation segment. The transaction, which values Gekko at €100 million, will have an accretive effect on AccorHotels’ financial performance from 2018.

Protea Hotels by Marriott opens new hotel in Nigeria

protea hotels by marriottProtea Hotels by Marriott announced the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott, Owerri Select in South-Eastern Nigeria, a development, which further consolidates its presence in the country.

Nobu Hotels expands into South America

nobu sao pauloNobu Hospitality, founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, has seen tremendous growth spanning five continents; now Nobu Hotels announced its launch into South America.

Taveuni Palms Resort Fiji win’s “Signum Virtutis”

Taveuni Palms is the recipient of the highest and most exclusive award, the "Signum Virtutis", the Seal of Excellence, from the 2017 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards, in the Hotels and Resorts sector.

Taveuni Plams Fiji