From hotel openings to product spotlights to everything in between, we collate the top 10 most read stories on Hotel Designs this week…
1. GALLERY: HD CHRISTMAS MEET UP, HOME HOUSE LONDON
The Hotel Designs Christmas Meet Up networking event was held on 8th November at Home House Portman Square in London with more than 160 people in attendance.
2. DEXTER MOREN DESIGNING CROYDON ‘HOSPITALITY HUB’
The site for a new £90 million hospitality hub in Croydon, developed by LHG (London Hotel Group) and designed by award-winning hotel architects Dexter Moren Associates, was included as one of the strategic projects in a study tour organised by New London Architecture.
3. BHA CRITICISES MAYOR SADIQ KHAN’S ‘UNFAIR’ LONDON ‘BED TAX’
The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has criticised plans announced by the Greater London Assembly (GLA) to introduce a ‘bed tax’ for hotel rooms in the capital.
4. SNEAK PEEK: HOTEL SANDERS, COPENHAGEN
Comprised of 54 luxurious rooms, each singular in their style and design, a variety of accommodations have been created to suit the needs of every guest at Sanders Copenhagen Hotel.
5. DESIGN-LED MOVENPICK TO OPEN IN THE HAGUE
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed a lease agreement with one of Germany’s main real estate asset managers, Deka Immobilien, to operate a landmark design-led property in The Hague – a move that accelerates its growth strategy in The Netherlands and Europe.
6. WAKE UP TO THE INSPIRATION OF SLEEP WITH HD CLIENTS
More exhibitors than ever before have chosen to reveal their new collections at Sleep this year (21st – 22nd November at the Business Design Centre in London). They include the following (Hotel Designs clients in bold)…
7. SHOWCASE: EDITION LAUNCHING 8 HOTELS IN 2018
With seven new properties scheduled to launch across three continents, and many more in the pipeline, 2018 will mark a pivotal moment for EDITION.
8. LANDMARK £10M HOTEL INVESTMENT FOR HAMILTON PARK RACECOURSE
Hamilton Park Racecourse has unveiled plans for a multi-million pound hotel development on its grounds, with a formal planning application made to South Lanarkshire Council.
9. HIB’S NEW RANGE REVEALS DELUXE DESIGN STATEMENT
Testament to HiB’s outstanding design credentials, the leading bathroom furniture manufacturer is adding to its stunning portfolio of products with the launch of the brand-new Reveal cabinet.
10. SNEAK PEEK: HILTON ASTANA LAUNCHES IN KAZAKHSTAN
Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Astana, the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Kazakhstan. The 253-room hotel offers a wide range of amenities including unrivalled event space and a state-of-the-art spa, ideal for local and international travelers to Kazakhstan’s capital city.