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Atlanta opens new hotel close to venue

The AC Hotel Atlanta Airport Gateway is a new hotel which will open on 17 January in Atlanta, USA.

The Grand Hotel Birmingham to open in summer 2020

Starwood Capital Group, a private investment group, has announced that The Grand Hotel, Birmingham will open in the summer of 2020.

Blackstone to acquire MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay for $2.5bn

MGM Resorts International is selling the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay resorts and casinos on the Vegas strip, for about $2.5bn.

Dubai to host education summit, opens new hotel

Dubai will be hosting a global education summit during Expo 2020, named RewirEd. The Emirate has also opened a new hotel, the Address Sky View by Emaar Hospitality Group.

Maritim opens two new properties in Europe

International hotel group Maritim Hotels has opened new properties in Europe -  Maritim Hotel Paradise Blue Albena in Bulgaria, which has a firm focus on sustainability with its own biofuel facility, and Maritim Hotel Plaza Tirana, Albania's first officially certified 5-star hotel.

How Instagram has changed the way we travel

InterContinental Hotels has put together a survey looking at how social media has impacted travel, on the tenth anniversary of Instagram.

Japan’s Okura Hotel expands into Thailand

Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co., the group behind the recently re-opened Okura Hotel in Tokyo, is expanding into Thailand.

UK hotel conference breaks record for attendance

Questex’s Annual Hotel Conference (AHC) took place from 9-10 October, with a record-breaking attendance.

Two killed in Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans

Two construction workers have died and up to 30 other people injured when an under construction Hard Rock Hotel collapsed in New Orleans, USA, on 12 October.

Hard Rock Hotels appoints new European Global Sales Director

Hard Rock International has announced the appointment of Mathew Turvey as Regional Director of Global Sales, Europe for Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos.

Europe hotel construction up 52.4% in July

Data benchmarking and analytical specialists for the hospitality sector STR have reported the hotel pipeline data for Europe showed 1,504 projects accounting for 192,352 rooms in construction as of July 2019.

Hampton by Hilton opens hotel number 2,500

Global hotel brand Hampton by Hilton has reported reaching the ‘2,500 hotels open’ mark and its largest pipeline in history - 700 properties and more than 93,000 rooms.

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