Weekly new hotel openings - Dubai, the US and China
Friday 28 January 2011
This week saw the opening of a new five-star hotel in Dubai, plus the enormous Hard Rock Punta Cana resort and the flagship of new chain B Hotels & Resorts.
Movenpick Hotel Deira
Movenpick's 216-room hotel is the first international five-star property to be built in the suburb of Deira for ten years and offers three restaurants, a rooftop pool, gym and access to the Oceana Beach Club on the Palm Jumeirah.
Best Western Premier Miami International Airport
Miami, Florida, USA
Florida's first Best Western Premier is an upscale property with 144 rooms. Guests can enjoy a fitness center, on-site restaurant and bar, outdoor swimming pool and HDTVs in the rooms, all with easy access to Miami's tourist attractions.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
Macao Beach, Dominican Republic
This all-inclusive resort is set across 121 lush acres (49 hectares) of beachfront and wildlife and will host a lavish opening party featuring the Gipsy Kings. The resort offers 1,800 rooms, a spa, the largest casino in the Dominican Republic, a huge nightclub and a Kerry Simon restaurant scheduled to open soon.
B Ocean Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
The first flagship for new chain B Hotels & Resorts, the B Ocean Fort Lauderdale offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, a patio bar, infinity pool, a sushi restaurant, bistro and an "infinity ballroom."
Four Points by Sheraton Tai'an
Tai'an, Shandong Province, China
Boasting stunning views of Mount Tai, the birthplace of Confucius, this new 300-room Four Points property offers two restaurants, a bar overlooking Mount Tai, an indoor hot spring, a spa and easy access to the Powerlong City Plaza, an integrated shopping, dining and entertainment complex.
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
Newcastle winger is in Argentina having chemotherapy
Actors star in Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight'
Human faces unique 'because we don't recognise each other by smell'
Man's attempt to avoid being impounded heavily criticised
Returning to the stage after 20 years makes actress feel 'nauseous'
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£18000 Per Annum: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd: ***EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FO...
Basic of £18,000 + commission, realistic OTE of £30-£50k : Ocean Holidays: Le...
£20 - 26k + Benefits: Guru Careers: A Marketing Executive / Member Services Ex...
£15,000 - £25,000: Recruitment Genius: A fantastic opportunity has arisen for ...