The 202-room Ritz-Carlton Vienna, located on the historic Schubertring, becomes the company’s first Austrian hotel.
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden, British Columbia, has joined Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc.
Readers of the U.S. travel trade publication Travel Weekly voted Vancouver the best destination in Canada for the ninth consecutive year. The selection is made by accredited U.S. travel agents.
The St. Regis Shenzhen, in the Guangdong Province north of Hong Kong, is the fourth Asian property the brand has opened in the past year.
Hilton Worldwide acquired the 583-room DoubleTree by Hilton London-Tower of London and the 460-room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London-Westminster.
The Hotel of Steigenberger, the first hotel adjacent to the new Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport, will open in June with 322 rooms, including 27 suites, and nine conference and event rooms in a business meeting area of almost 5,000 square feet.
The 128-room Fairfield Inn Los Cabos in Cabo San Lucas becomes the company’s first Mexican property.
The AAA Five-Diamond Grand Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit were named to Conde Nast Traveler’s 2012 Gold List.
La Quinta Inns & Suites opened its first hotel in Puebla Palmas, a 186-room, high-rise new construction near the downtown business district.
Courtyard by Marriott will open its first Peruvian property in 2013 with a 150-room hotel in Lima in 2013.
The Poland Convention Bureau Polish Tourist Organisation has been awarded accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP), an international program in Washington, D.C.
The Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau has changed its name to Visit Anchorage.
Holiday Inn North Phoenix, formerly a Ramada Plaza Hotel, has reopened after a $4.5 million, eco-conscious renovation.
MetWest Terra Hospitality acquired two boutique hotels from the Larkspur Collection: the 115-room Toll House in Los Gatos and the 102-room Lodge at Tiburon.
A $2 million renovation is complete at Hotel Diva in San Francisco. The exterior, lobby and all 116 guest rooms were updated.
A multimillion renovation at the Hilton Concord Hotel in San Francisco includes new eco-friendly systems for recycling, water conservation and reducing food waste.
The 171-room Sainte Claire Hotel in San Jose is being rebranded as a Westin Hotels property.
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has begun construction on a $360 million, 444-room project at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. It will include a 14,000-square-foot spa, gym facilities, three pools and a business center, and is scheduled to open in 2014.
Renovations are under way at the Holiday Inn Express Tampa-Brandon, a 119-room property in Brandon, now managed by Driftwood Hospitality.
The Atlanta Marriott Century Center completed renovations on its 23,000 square feet of contiguous meeting space. The 20 refreshed meeting rooms include two 100-seat amphitheaters, two ballrooms and executive boardroom.
Colony Capital’s Las Vegas Hilton hotel and casino has become the LVH-Las Vegas Hotel & Casino and is no longer a Hilton property.
The Holiday Inn Santa Fe, with 130 rooms, is now a DoubleTree by Hilton property and is undergoing a redesign.
The Crowne Plaza Albany at City Center is now a Hilton property named Hotel Albany, with 25,200 square feet of flexible meeting space, 15 meeting rooms, a business center, and two executive floors with private access and a club lounge that serves breakfast, afternoon hors d’ oeuvres and cocktails.
A 244-room, LEED Platinum-certified hotel is planned for the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn and due to open in 2015.
A 132-room Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Cary has opened with more than 4,300 square feet of flexible space and an on-site guest laundry facility.
The Cleveland Airport Marriott completed a $22 million renovation that updated its 23 meeting rooms, including 16 breakout rooms.
The Kalahari Resort in Sandusky has opened its expanded convention center, ending a $22 million, 10-month renovation. The 120-sq. ft addition more than doubles the size of the convention center. The African-themed resort can accommodate 5,200 conference-goers with its 38,000-sq. ft grand ballroom/expo center, a 12,000-sq. ft junior ballroom, 14 meeting rooms, a 4,000-sq. ft-themed outdoor plaza connected to an indoor ballroom, and 30,000 square feet of pre-function space.
Renovations are planned for the 104-room Country Inn & Suites Rochester South, now a Sand Cos. property minutes from the Mayo Clinic.
The former Hampton Inn in northwest San Antonio has reopened as a Quality Inn after a $250,000 renovation that updated its 120 guest rooms.
The 82-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Woodway has opened. It is 10 miles from downtown Waco.