The opening of the Trump SoHo in New York this week overshadowed other goings-on in the hotel industry, as observers awaited the latest property from the luxurious Trump brand. Hilton began an opening offer for its latest New York property, while Marriott opened a new hotel in Moscow.

Trump SoHo New York
New York, USA
The Trump SoHo, a 46-storey, 391-room glass tower in the center of downtown Manhattan, is one of the most impressive properties in Trump's portfolio. Boasting the largest penthouse suite on the East Coast, an 11,000 square foot (1,021 square meter) spa with outdoor pool deck and bar, and personal chefs for the suites, the hotel is running special The Apprentice packages to celebrate its opening.

Hilton Manhattan East
New York, USA
Hilton has announced reduced opening rates from April 7 for its new 300-room property, the brand's fourth in Manhattan. Every room includes a 42-inch flat screen television and marble bathrooms and there are two restaurants serving American and international cuisine.

Renaissance Moscow
Moscow, Russia
The 366-room Renaissance features sweeping views of Moscow from the executive lounge and three restaurants serving classic Russian cuisine such as borscht and fusion cuisine. For travelers staying a while, the 40 extended-stay suites offer additional living space, kitchenette, refrigerators, dishwasher and stovetop.