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Hilton launches Tempo by Hilton, an approachable lifestyle brand curated to serve a growing segment of “modern achievers” who seek a hotel experience that reflects their ambition.
The maiden Sofitel Hotels & Resorts property has opened in Turkey: Sofitel Istanbul Taksim. The hotel officially opened in early November in Taksim Square, known as the heart of modern Istanbul. Developed in collaboration with Turkey-based Tuna Group, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim is a luxury haven offering an impeccable blend of Sofitel’s inspired mix of French modern elegance with the cosmopolitan style of Istanbul.
One of the most anticipated hotel openings of the year is actually a reopening. Situated directly across from the Prado in the Spanish capital, the Hotel Ritz Madrid is a Belle Époque palace with a historic pedigree. It will reopen now as a Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has announced the return of its signature pass, My Emirates Pass – a fantastic offer that turns an Emirates boarding pass into an exclusive membership card allowing customers to avail special benefits and discounts of up to 50% off in over 500 retail outlets and leisure destinations across the UAE.
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has opened its first property in Malaysia: Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas. Set along 10 and a half miles of beachfront facing the South China Sea, the 108-key resort has 90 en-suite rooms in low-rise, traditional Malay buildings overlooking the gardens, lagoon and ocean.