The 225-room Hotel Soul opened in the ancient city of Suzhou with three meeting rooms and a rooftop garden.
The Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa & Marina opened with 350 rooms and more than 38,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. Amenities include championship golf, a spa, jogging trails, tennis and volleyball courts, and a six-slip marina.
The Embassy Suites Birmingham-Hoover opened with 200 suites and 12,000 square feet of event space, including a 9,920-sq. ft. ballroom. It also has an open-air atrium.
The 258-room W San Diego added a new 1,604-sq. ft. event room, bringing its total meeting space to 12,879 square feet.
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The Doubletree Hotel Dulles Airport-Sterling opened with 171 rooms and 5,000 square feet of event space.
Atlanta’s Glenn Hotel joined the Autograph Collection from Marriott. Amenities includes 93 rooms, including 16 suites and one penthouse, and 1,905 square feet of meeting and event space.
The Loews Atlanta opened with 414 rooms and more than 25,000 square feet of meeting space.
The Doubletree Hotel Akron/Fairlawn opened with 91 rooms and more than 6,000 square feet of event space, including a 3,000-sq. ft. ballroom for up to 250 people.
The 308-room Wyndham Garden Hotel Philadelphia Airport opened with 5,000 square feet of meeting and event space for up to 300 people.
The 136-year-old Ocean House reopened in Watch Hill, after a $140 million restoration that added more than 10,000 square feet of event space to its 49 guest rooms and suites. New amenities include virtual fitness instructors and sensory technology for room keys and room service.
The MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport renovated 195 rooms and added 110 new rooms. Amenities include 66,000 square feet of event space. An executive conference center, scheduled to open in November, will add an additional 22,000 square feet of meeting space.
The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville is accepting reservations that begin on or after Nov. 15. The hotel has been closed since early May due to Cumberland River flooding. Amenities include 2,881 rooms and 600,000 square feet of meeting and event space.
The Ramada Plaza Hotel Richmond West, formerly the Sheraton Richmond West, opened with 372 rooms and 26,000 square feet of meeting space on a 13-acre campus.
The Patriot Center, a new event and conference space in Rothschild, opened as the largest conference center in the north-central Wisconsin area with 60,000 square feet of meeting space, accommodating up to 4,000 people.