Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel joins Relais & Châteaux
With its reputation for combining five-star service and luxury within a relaxed and intimate environment, Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel has been invited to join the prestigious hotel group, Relais & Châteaux.
Airbnb guests generate £522 million for London restaurants
Airbnb has released a report highlighting that guests to London have spent £522 million in local restaurants since September 2016. The report, Airbnb: Generating $6.5 billion for restaurants around the world, focuses on 44 cities, including London, and showcases the benefits guests bring when they stay in local neighbourhoods. 
The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi, welcomes first guests in Malaysia
The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi, has opened today on the Malaysian island. Set in a tranquil private bay, the resort is surrounded by an ancient jungle, while its beachfront is sheltered by trees and gently lapped by the Andaman Sea.
Four Seasons Hotel Dalian on track for 2020 opening
Luneng Group and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts have announced plans to open a luxury hotel in Dalian, located in the Liaodong Peninsula in north-eastern China. Situated within the Donggang (East Harbour), Four Seasons Hotel Dalian will open in the redeveloped financial and commercial hub of the city.
Rosewood to convert US embassy into second London property
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by global real estate investment firm Qatari Diar to manage a new hotel located on picturesque Grosvenor Square in London’s prestigious Mayfair.
Bonafous to lead global sales strategy at Mövenpick
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed experienced hotel professional Julien Bonafous as vice president, sales, a new role created to support the hospitality firm’s on-going expansion drive.
Gran Hotel Miramar reveals new Botanical Spa by Sisley
Following its recent €65 million overhaul, Malaga’s brand new grand dame, Gran Hotel Miramar, can now invite guests to enter into a world of senses at its exclusive new Botanical Spa by Sisley.
New marketing leadership for Hilton London Metropole
Hilton London Metropole has announced Laura Feetham’s appointment as marketing and public relations manager. Feetham has extensive experience in digital and content marketing, branding, design and campaign management.
Epic Apart Hotel completes £1m expansion in Liverpool
Epic Apart Hotel is set to complete a £1 million expansion at its Duke Street property. The refurbished Victorian building, which originally boasted 17 modern apartments, has increased in size by 7,000 sq ft, giving Epic’s third property in the city seven additional apartments.
Round Hill Hotel & Villas takes new European sales representation
Round Hill Hotel & Villas, a tropical hillside resort located just outside of Montego Bay in Jamaica, has appointed ClubCenturia as its new sales and marketing representative for the UK. The organisation will also take up the role in Europe and Russia from October 1st.