The UK’s sixth pentahotel opens in Inverness
German chain pentahotels has opened its sixth property in the UK: the five-floor, 90-room pentahotel Inverness, which is at the centre of the capital of the Scottish Highlands. The group’s other hotels in the UK are in Birmingham, Derby, Ipswich, Warrington (all former Ramada Encore Hotels) and in Reading.
Le Meridien Brussels to rebrand to Hilton
Hilton Worldwide has signed an agreement for its third hotel in Belgium. The former 224-room Le Meridien Hotel in Brussels city centre is to be rebranded as the Hilton Brussels Grand Place and Hilton will manage the hotel, which is owned by HDI Brussels Management SA, from today. During its first year as a Hilton hotel, the property is to undergo a significant renovation. It will become the group’s second hotel in the capital alongside the Hilton Brussels City; additionally, a Hampton by Hilton hotel is due to open in Brussels in 2016.
Oetker Collection to manage The Lanesborough, London
German luxury hotel group Oetker Collection is to take over the management of the iconic Lanesborough hotel in London. Formerly operated under Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ St. Regis brand, the 93-room hotel, close to Buckingham Palace, is currently closed for renovation and is scheduled to reopen in spring 2015. “The Lanesborough will be a perfect sister hotel with Le Bristol Paris, offering two major urban hotels on each side of the Channel and creating exciting synergies between both hotels and the entire Collection,” said Oetker’s chief executive, Frank Marrenbach.
Viceroy Hotel Group announces European debut
Viceroy Hotel Group announced its entry into Europe with the launch of Viceroy Algarve at Quinta da Ombria, set to debut in 2017. Boasting 147 stylishly-curated hotel guestrooms in addition to 99 Viceroy-branded residential units available as apartments, villas and townhouses, Viceroy Algarve will reflect the vision of world-renowned architectural design firm WATG, whose classic villa aesthetic will be delicately juxtaposed with Wimberly Interior's sleek, modern decor.
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