Hyatt Regency expands Texas footprint with 2 openings

The debut of Hyatt Regency Baytown-Houston, a seven-story, 208-key waterfront hotel, and Hyatt Regency Conroe, a 250-room hotel with 13 premium suites, marks the 12th and 13th properties to open in Texas from Hyatt Hotels Corp.’s Hyatt Regency brand. The brand is quickly expanding in North America, with upcoming openings and renovations expected in California, […]

Avani growing in European, Latin American markets

Avani Hotel & Resorts, a lifestyle brand owned by Minor Hotels and geared toward millennial guests, plans to open seven hotels throughout Europe and Latin America by the middle of next year. The new properties will be coming to Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Colombia and Mexico. TopHotelNews

6-story hotel tower now open at Washington casino-resort

A new six-story hotel tower opened at the Northern Quest Resort & Casino in Airway Heights, Washington, which is owned by the Kalispel Tribe of Indians. The 130,000-square-foot Hotel River Tower houses more than 192 rooms and suites with spa showers and motion sensor night lights. KREM-TV

Oxford Capital, Quadrum Global Partner to launch Arlo Chicago

Real estate investors and developers Oxford Capital Group and Quadrum Global have partnered to launch Arlo Chicago. The 218-room property marks the debut of Arlo Hotels in the Midwest and Chicago and is the sixth hotel overall. Located on North Michigan Avenue just steps from Chicago’s Millennium Park, Arlo Chicago places guests within close proximity […]

Bask grows portfolio with Extended Stay America sites

Extended Stay America has partnered with Bask Development, a real estate development and investment company, to open eight newbuild Premier Suites properties in Florida. Extended Stay America Premier Suites, which offer apartment-style accommodations, are operate in 36 locations in the US. TopHotelNews

Connecticut’s Hotel Marcel New Haven earns LEED Platinum status

Connecticut’s Hotel Marcel New Haven has earned LEED Platinum status from the US Green Building Council for meeting the highest level of environmental standards, marking only the 10th time a hotel has attained the certification. The 165-room net-zero hotel, which is part of Hilton’s Tapestry Collection, uses no fossil fuels and is powered by over […]