Ryse opens in Seoul creative quarter

Ryse, a new hotel inspired by Korean landscapes both urban and rural, has opened its doors in Seoul’s Hongdae creative quarter. Designed by London-based studio Michaelis Boyd, the project is … Read More

AHEAD Asia sets 2019 submission date

AHEAD Asia, the awards programme celebrating the best hotel openings and hospitality experiences the region has to offer, has announced that it will open for entries on Wednesday 1 August, … Read More

Ethimo launches Kilt collection

Ethimo has revealed Kilt, a light and versatile seating collection designed by Marcello Ziliani and available in versions with frame in teak or stainless steel. “Kilt takes its cue from … Read More

Bespoke USA names Vice President

Bespoke Hotels has appointed Derek Baird of Pacific Property Group to oversee its recently announced joint venture with Broughton Hotels, as it seeks to enter the North American market. Operating … Read More

Martin Pease joins WATG

Integrated architectural design firm WATG has announced the appointment of Martin Pease as Managing Director of the firm’s London practice. A seasoned global executive, Pease brings 25 years of design … Read More

Meininger Hotels appoints COO

Meininger Hotels has appointed Thomas Hagemann as Chief Operating Officer, Europe, with effect from 1 August 2018. Reporting to CEO Hannes Spanring, Hagemann will also sit on the Meininger Board, … Read More

Zaha Hadid-designed Morpheus opens doors

The Zaha Hadid-designed Morpheus, a flagship hotel for the City of Dreams resort in Macau, has opened its doors. Informed by the fluid forms of China’s rich jade carving traditions, … Read More

AHEAD Americas winners revealed

AHEAD, the Awards for Hospitality Experience and Design, has revealed its winners in a ceremony at Faena Forum. Celebrating the most ambitious and innovative hotels across the Americas, winners include … Read More

IHG launches Voco

InterContinental Hotels Group has revealed its new upscale brand Voco with the signing of an inaugural Australian property. Focusing primarily on conversion opportunities and working with locally branded hotels, Voco … Read More