Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by Waterfall Management Sole Co., Ltd. to manage Rosewood Luang Prabang in Laos, scheduled to open 2017 as a luxury escape that will epitomize the collection's A Sense of Place® philosophy.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and YTL Hotels have signed an agreement for the development of two new hotels in Asia Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui on the naturally beautiful island resort of Thailand and a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Niseko Village set at the base of Mount Niseko-Annupuri, the Japanese ski haven.
New numbers on American visits to Portugal for the first nine months of 2015 show a 16% increase in overnight stays by American hotel guests over the same period in 2014. And the number of overall guests is up 15.2%. This comes on top of a double-digit increase over the past five years.
The Peninsula Hotels announced the appointment of Sonja Vodusek as General Manager of The Peninsula Tokyo, effective December 15, 2015. Opened in September 2007, the award-winning Peninsula hotel has established itself as Tokyo's premier address.
Agritourism is going urban in the Carolinas this year, thanks to several new experiences available to guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte -- including an exclusive farmers market enlivening the hotel's lobby foyer.
For the first time in the cruise industry an American female will take the helm of a mega-ton cruise ship. At 37 years of age, San Francisco native Kate McCue will command Celebrity Summit – a 91,000-ton, 965-foot ship in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, sailing between the eastern United States and Bermuda.