Weekly hotel openings roundup - Luxembourg and Japan
Friday 02 July 2010
This week saw both Accor and InterContinental open joint ventures in Luxembourg and Japan respectively, whilst Jimmy Buffett's new Margaritaville chain opened its doors on the Gulf Coast.
Suite Novotel Luxembourg
The first joint effort by Suitehotel and Novotel, the Suite Novotel Luxembourg will be followed by Malaga and Paris properties by early 2011. The hotel offers suite-only accommodation, free entertainment on demand, a fitness centre, a library and the loan of a Smart car for guests staying over 4 nights.
ANA Holiday Inn Sendai
Another joint effort first from InterContinental and All Nippon Airways, the 165 room ANA Holiday Inn Sendai is located close to major attractions and business destinations in Sendai.
Margaritaville Beach Hotel
Pensacola Beach, FL, US
Set over 800 feet (243 meters) of Mexican Gulf beachfront, the world's first Margaritaville hotel by Jimmy Buffett boasts 24 suites, all with stunning views of the coastline. Built in a vernacular-styled building, the property promises Florida hospitality, with music, relaxation, poolside cocktails and Frank and Lola Love Pensacola, a restaurant with a coastal-influenced menu.
Located inside the Jebel Ali Free Zone, the easyHotel Dubai is the first venture outside of Europe for the colorful chain. The hotel provides a basic offering of 216 rooms, with extras such as snacks, drinks and wi-fi charged as extras.
Tambo del Inka
Urubamba Valley, Peru
Tambo del Inka features 128 guestrooms which offer views of the Andes and Vilcanota river through floor to ceiling windows. The Luxury Collection resort also offers a 5,905 square foot (548 square meter) spa, two heated swimming pools, a sauna and steam bath and fully equipped gym.
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