HotelHomes.com News Recap for September 26, 2013

This week’s news recap includes the introduction of Peninsula Hotels’ first residences (in Shanghai), a $40 million penthouse sale at Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver, a troubled auction for Trump Toronto,  new project updates for the Cayman Islands, Sarasota, and Regina, Saskatchewan… plus, could Starbucks make the next great hotel brand?

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HotelHomes.com News Recap for September 9, 2013

This week’s news recap includes new openings from W in Switzerland and Fairmont in Saudi Arabia, new plans for a Ritz-Carlton in Kazakhstan, and a Helmut Jahn condo and hotel project in Lower Manhattan… plus updates from Las Vegas, the Maldives, Boston, and San Francisco!

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HotelHomes.com Weekly News Recap for June 19, 2013

This week’s news recap includes new Aman villas in Bali, a major bulk sale at Las Vegas’ City Center, interior design competition at the Residences at Mandarin Oriental Atlanta, a new hotel and condo development in Lower Manhattan, and more!

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HotelHomes.com Weekly News Recap from February 18, 2013

Ritz-Carlton’s New Reserve Brand Includes Residences at New Puerto Rico Property
http://www.forbes.com/sites/larryolmsted/2013/02/07/ritz-carlton-brings-a-new-hotel-brand-to-the-u-s/

Last Residences at Dubai’s The Address Residence Fountain Views Hit the Market
http://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/emaar-to-release-more-units-on-saturday-2013-02-13-1.494919

After Project Sale, Ritz-Carlton Residences Open in Lake Tahoe
http://www.mynews4.com/news/local/story/Ritz-Carlton-Residences-to-open-in-Lake-Tahoe/IYrI1SeOi0OvlayV8FIdGQ.cspx

Elegant Resale Residence Listed for Sale at The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown
http://www.thegeorgetowndish.com/thedish/elegant-apartment-residences-ritz-carlton-market

Robert De Niro Opens Nobu Hotel at Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas
http://www.usatoday.com/videos/travel/destinations/2013/02/12/1913607/

Fred Segal and Philippe Starck to Revitalize Las Vegas’ Defunct Sahara Hotel
http://la.eater.com/archives/2013/02/13/sbe_announces_sls_las_vegas_hotel_with_la_players.php

HotelHomes.com News Recap from the Week Ending January 25, 2013

City Center Las Vegas’ Veer Towers Putting 100 Units on the Market
http://m.vegasinc.com/news/2013/jan/24/veer-towers-has-100-condominium-units-sell/

Foster + Partners completes first Latin American project in Buenos Aires
http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?fuseaction=wanappln.projectview&upload_id=21787

Delaware’s new Hyatt Place Hotel and The Residences at Lighthouse Cove on track to open by Memorial Day
http://capegazette.villagesoup.com/p/hyatt-place-hotel-and-the-residences-at-lighthouse-cove-meet-construction-milestones/948020

98% of US Hotel Summit Attendees Foresee Growth for 2013
http://m.cnbc.com//id/100398330/FourYear_Boom_Expected_for_the_US_Hotel_Industry

Chicago hotel occupancy back to pre-recession level
http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-74132939/

Iconic Coconut Grove, Florida Hotel Being Demolished to Make Way For New Glass Condo Towers
http://miami.cbslocal.com/2013/01/23/femolition-begins-at-grove-landmark-grand-bay-hotel/

Incognito Celebrities’ Crazy Hotel Aliases
http://perezhilton.com/2013-01-22-celebrities-crazy-hotel-aliases-gallery#.UQIk9ly9LCR

The Gastronomic Tasting Menu: Are We Held Hostage?
http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2013/02/top-chefs-totalitarian-restaurants

HotelHomes.com Trending Stories from the week of January 6, 2013

Top hotel openings for 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/hotelcheckin/2013/01/08/top-10-hotel-openings-to-watch-2013/1814019/

 

Hotel Deals Forecast to Rise in ’13 on Debt Availability

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-08/hotel-deals-forecast-to-rise-in-13-on-debt-availability.html

 

The Xian Westin: A Hotel With A (Museum) View

http://style.time.com/2013/01/09/the-xian-westin-a-hotel-with-a-museum-view/

 

Famed Clermont Hotel sold to developers

http://onlineathens.com/breaking-news/2013-01-10/developers-buy-atlantas-landmark-clermont-hotel

 

Workspace as Easy to Book as a Hotel Room – Now Testing at Marriott

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/workspace-as-easy-to-book-as-a-hotel-room—now-testing-at-marriott-186358032.html

 

Hotels add libraries for gadget-laden guests

http://www.usatoday.com/story/hotelcheckin/2013/01/10/libraries-next-big-trend-in-hotels/1822581/

 

Hotel in a Hotel: Nobu Hotel Las Vegas- Famed Chef & Robert DeNiro Cook Up Luxury Lodging in Caesar’s Palace

http://www.forbes.com/sites/larryolmsted/2013/01/10/nobu-hotel-las-vegas-famed-chef-robert-deniro-cook-up-luxury-lodging/

 

Fairmont Palm Jumeirah Island Opens in Dubai

http://www.ameinfo.com/ifa-hotels-resorts-330m-fairmont-palm-324608

 

In Seoul, lock your hotel room with a smartphone

http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/in-seoul-lock-your-hotel-room-with-a-smartphone/9473