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Luxurious and spacious comfort with fully euqipped kitchens - Serviced apartments of 'The Doorman' in Frankfurt/Germany are waht guests want (Photo: The Doorman)

Investors focus on serviced apartments worldwide – Hybrid class of hiotel industry opens up new market opportunities

Hamburg, Germany – 15 June 2016 – Luxurious and equipped with kitchen & co. – high class serviced apartments such Comfort, residential feel and a little luxury: The success factors of serviced apartments are obvious. Since the (terrific) success of Airbnb with the rental of private apartments, the hybrid hotel class is internationally on the rise. Investors and operators have discovered the fragmented market of boarding properties for themselves. Renowned hotel groups such as Starwood Hotels, Citadines and Adina amplified their portfolio to serviced apartments as tophotelpropjects.com reports.

The Doorman Serviced Apartments Frankfurt am Main

Luxurious and spacious comfort with fully euqipped kitchens – Serviced apartments of ‘The Doorman’ in Frankfurt/Germany are waht guests want (Photo: The Doorman)

With its Element concept – elegant city apartments – Starwood Hotels & Resorts has 40 global projects in the pipeline. The French Citadines group is building currently 24 new properties. Australian Adina Apartments is currently planning six new boarding houses. Europe’s leading hotel group Accor is developing 14 new apartment buildings with Adagio.

The secret of the serviced apartments are excellent concierge services around the clock, such as the new luxury apartment hotel “The Doorman” in Frankfurt. The basic equipment of the apartments includes fully equipped kitchens with modern cooking appliances and luxury furnishings on a high class level. Extensible services on the network should be: cooperation with gyms and wellness and beauty salons, recommendations of selected restaurants and bars in the neighborhood as well as a directory of professional interpreters. Travel services such as limousine services and car rental are understood.

The marketing for serviced apartments opens new ways. The aspiring Novum Hotel Group from Hamburg has a two-way interface to Airbnb in development. In a short term, the groups own serviced apartments in Germany are bookable via their platform at just three percent commission.

Gold rush in Iran: boom in tourism expected – Strong increase of business travels and culture trips predicted

Iran TeheranTeheran, Iran – 22 July 2015 – The nuclear agreement and the loosening of the sanctions cause expectations of a touristic gold rush: As travel destination Iran offers lots of cultural experience and is about to reveal this to more and more international tourists. The hotel market requires significant extensions and new buildings. The capital Tehran currently supplies only 96 hotels, in comparison: Dubai offers 657 properties. According to TOPHOTELPROJECTS, the worldwide leading provider for global b2b hotel data, only five new hotels are in the pipeline, all by the Rotana hotel chain. However, this might change soon.


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Last year, only 4.8 million tourists travelled to Iran. According to surveys by TRI Consulting the occupancy rate of top hotels in Tehran was at 79 percent with an average room rate of 108 US-Dollars and a Revpar (revenue per available room) of 85 US-Dollars. Hotel experts are now predicting an increase of business travel, led by delegations of company representatives accompanied by Western world’s Ministers of economics. Modern hotel concepts are in great demand, especially in the higher segments. Nowadays half of all overnight stays in Tehran are generated by business travels.

The majority of inbound overnight stays in Iran were motivated by religious reasons. But these days more and more Western, cultural interested tourists are visiting the country with its 17 Unesco world heritage sites. The international hospitality and tourism consulting company Horwath HTL is predicting a tourism boom in Iran as the “next big thing”.

A new passenger train, which will shuttle between Budapest and Tehran starting this autumn, promises a truly luxurious journey to the jewels of Persia. The “Golden Eagle Luxury Trains” will show the panoramas of the Orient and Occident in 15 days for about 13,000 Euros per person.

Artist rendering of The Lounge at Rove Za'abeel

Rove Hotels, Dubai’s Smart New Hotel Brand for the Modern Traveller, to Roll Out in 10 Central Locations by 2020

Developed by Emaar Hospitality Group for the joint venture of Emaar Properties and Meraas Holding to support Dubai’s Tourism Vision 2020 and World Expo 2020 – Designed as cosmopolitan and smart cultural havens, Rove Hotels reflect the pulse of modern Dubai to assure lifestyle-inspired value hospitality experiences – For the young and young at heart, Rove Hotels define a new niche in the hospitality sector offering reliable, modern, fuss-free, efficient and stable service – Rove Za’abeel, the first property, marks significant progress in construction – Upcoming Rove Hotels properties in Al Wasl, Port Saeed, Al Jafiliya, Oud Metha and Dubai Marina

Dubai, UAE – 14 January 2015 – Modern, cosmopolitan, smart and cultural, the essence of Dubai’s identity, finds an unmatched expression in a contemporary new mid-market lifestyle hotel brand, Rove Hotels that will roll out 10 properties across central locations in Dubai and the region by 2020.

Artist rendering of Rove Za'abeel, the first Rove Hotel, developed by Emaar Hospitality Group in Dubai, which is scheduled to open later this year. Modern, cosmopolitan, smart and cultural, Rove Hotels embody the essence of Dubai's identity. A contemporary new mid-market lifestyle hotel brand, Rove Hotels will roll out 10 properties across central locations in Dubai and the region by 2020.

Artist rendering of Rove Za’abeel, the first Rove Hotel, developed by Emaar Hospitality Group in Dubai, which is scheduled to open later this year. Modern, cosmopolitan, smart and cultural, Rove Hotels embody the essence of Dubai’s identity. A contemporary new mid-market lifestyle hotel brand, Rove Hotels will roll out 10 properties across central locations in Dubai and the region by 2020.

Developed by Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of global developer Emaar Properties, and Meraas Holding, a Dubai-based leading development company, Rove Hotels celebrate the very heartbeat of the city with its unique approach to deliver value hospitality experiences for the young and young at heart global traveller, who explores without borders.

Meaning ‘to traverse,’ Rove infuses 21st century innovation with sophistication and historical enrichment to deliver an unparalleled experience. Drawing inspiration from both Dubai’s heritage and its remarkable leaps of achievement, the properties serve as tech-savvy, social and cultural hubs for international explorers.

Stylishly designed by incorporating contemporary and Arabesque features, smartly configured and effortlessly connected, Rove Hotels are for the modern, attentive, value-conscious and socially networked generation as well as families who cherish reliable, modern, fuss-free and friendly guest experiences assured through effortless check-in and late check-out at 2pm, among other amenities.

Artist rendering of The Lounge at Rove Za'abeel

Artist rendering of The Lounge at Rove Za’abeel

Providing all essentials and incredible value across all touch-points, Rove Hotels will appeal to the savvy traveller, who leads a fast-paced urban life, keeps things simple and is constantly on the go. The properties integrate the value and simplicity and leverages smart connectivity to provide efficiency and authenticity, always.

Philippe Zuber, Chief Operating Officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, said the new hotel brand complements the Dubai Tourism Vision 2020 announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to welcome over 20 million annual visitors by the turn of the decade.

“To be set in central destinations and bringing a distinctive new lifestyle inspired value hospitality experience, Rove Hotels will also support the preparations and hosting of the World Expo 2020. We have made significant progress with our first project – Rove Za’abeel – while five other properties will open in the coming years in Al Wasl, Port Saeed, Al Jafiliya, Oud Metha and Dubai Marina,” added Mr. Zuber.

All Rove Hotels reflect the core attributes of the dynamic lifestyle brand. They have a contemporary and urban design with Arabesque elements and display local art-pieces throughout the public areas. This, complemented with a high-tech environment, help make instant connections with guests.

The rooms are spacious at 26 sq metres and feature a 42 inch TV screen complete with media hub, designer mattresses and a modern bathroom. Nearly half the rooms are interconnected making Rove Hotels a family-friendly destination, allowing families comfortable yet affordable accommodation options.

Innovative services include an e-Concierge application provided on smartphones and a self-check-in station eliminating waiting time in addition to the convenience of late check-outs. A 24-hour gym, a welcoming pool and sun deck cultivate a relaxing ambience. All hotels will also have a 24-hour self-service Laundromat. For effortless connectivity, all hotels are located in easy access to the public transport including the Dubai Metro, bus and tram stations.

The hotels also serve fresh, locally produced culinary creations full of flavour and will have distinctive dining out destinations that appeal to all. The all-day dining outlets at the hotels are fully integrated with the community offering a thoughtful selection of food and beverages reflecting multiple cuisines including Arabic, Western and Asian. They are ideal as an occasion spot, a place for a coffee to go, an early morning breakfast, a terrace lunch, a snack over emails, a relaxed after-work gathering or dinner with friends and family.

To further add to the guest’s convenient experience, Rove also has a convenience store that provides 24- hour services showcasing a range of day-to-day amenities, fresh food and the choicest snacks.

Only 20 minutes from the Dubai International Airport and directly opposite The Dubai Mall, the world’s most-visited and largest retail and entertainment destination, Rove Za’abeel will feature 420 rooms in 14 floors, providing a stylized, culturally inclined and connected getaway for guests. The foundation works have been completed with scheduled opening in 2015.

Emaar Hospitality Group is defining a new niche with Rove Hotels that will complete the spectrum of lifestyle hospitality experiences offered through its other popular brands, The Address Hotels + Resorts and Vida Hotels and Resorts.

The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage Officially Unveils Desert Chic In Southern California – New Style and Sophistication Welcome Guests To Greater Palm Springs

Palm Springs, California – 19 May 2014 – From the largest concentration of Mid-Century Modern architecture to one of the most highly-anticipated resort openings in California, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company unveils a new level of chic today in the destination of Palm Springs, with The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Rancho Mirage

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Rancho Mirage

“We are redefining the standard for luxury hospitality in this storied resort destination that is now home to dynamic events drawing a global audience, with a truly unique property in the heart of the Valley,” offers Herve Humler, president and chief operating officer of The Ritz-Carlton. “Our fourth hotel in Southern California will enliven the world-renowned Ritz-Carlton service philosophy and deliver a highly-sensory respite in Rancho Mirage that is culturally and generationally relevant, offering rich experiences for leisure and business traveler – from near or abroad.”

A mere two hours from the world-renowned destinations of Los Angeles and San Diego, the desert resort is perched on a 650-foot bluff offering sweeping vistas and is enveloped by the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountain ranges overlooking the Coachella Valley. The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage has been designed in homage to Southern California’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle and it presents a spectacular sense of place and authenticity found among few luxury resorts. Unparalleled panoramic views from a serene hilltop location, a pristine indigenous landscape, integrated water features, and brilliant fire and light attractions complement the resort’s 244 spacious guest rooms. Nearly all feature large patios and terraces, some with their own fire pits and views of the dramatic mountain ranges.

The 25,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa, Rancho Mirage lies at the heart of the resort’s free-standing, two-story spa lifestyle complex. The contemporary indoor/outdoor retreat features 15 opulent treatment rooms, many with private terraces, a complete Fitness Center, movement studios, private whirlpools, rain and Vichy showers, eucalyptus-infused steam and sauna facilities, an outdoor meditation mesa, and an outdoor co-ed whirlpool with waterfall and mountain views. An extensive selection of indoor and outdoor indulgences is available, highlighted by the use of innovative and exclusive skin care technologies, facials, massage, body treatments and the signature Hammock Massage and black diamond dust Rat Pack Facial for gentlemen, both debuting this summer.

State Fare Bar & Kitchen presents the best of California in a relaxed, multi-setting dining environment which showcases a chefs’ display kitchen, interactive market table, outdoor terraces located just off the restaurant with striking valley views, a cozy fireplace “snug,” tableside cocktail trolley service in the bar, walk-in red and white wine rooms and artisanal California menus and ingredients.

Additional resort amenities include three swimming pools, a comprehensive Ritz Kids program and multi-room Ritz Kids center with its own children’s movie theatre, 16,000 square-feet of contemporary indoor meeting space, and 15,000 square-feet of outdoor event space incorporating two lush, cliff-side lawns.

For golf enthusiasts, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage has secured guest access to premier courses and clubs in the Valley, while nearby tennis, hiking on 20 miles of mountain trails, and luxury shopping and cultural experiences also may be enjoyed within minutes of the luxurious new retreat.

Read also:
It’s No Illusion: The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage Arrives in Southern California
https://hotelprojectsworldwide.com/2014/03/15/its-no-illusion-the-ritz-carlton-rancho-mirage-arrives-in-southern-california/