New DoubleTree Hotel Debuts in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, NY — Tourists enjoying one of the world’s great natural wonders have a new option to stay at, with the addition of a new $30 million upscale hotel in downtown Niagara Falls – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Niagara Falls New York. DoubleTree by Hilton is just a short walk from breathtaking Niagara Falls. …

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Manhattan NYC Hotel Sold for $217.5 Million

The Manhattan NYC Hotel, a former Affinia property, was sold by Pebblebrook Hotel Trust to an investor group made up of Patriarch Equities, Sioni Group and Highgate. The 618-room hotel, located at 371 Fifth Avenue, was sold for $217.5 million. It will be renamed The Stewart Hotel. “We are very pleased with the sale of the Manhattan NYC,” said Jon …

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StepStone Hospitality to Manage 2 Midtown Hotels

NEW YORK — StepStone Hospitality, a Rhode Island-based hotel management company specializing in hotel, restaurant and renovation management, has added two Midtown Manhattan properties to its growing hotel management portfolio, the 132-room Gregory Hotel and the 173-room Renwick Hotel, which became part of Curio – A Collection by Hilton on December 1st, 2016. The additions …

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Aloft Hotel Opens in Long Island City

Marriott International is opening on December 15 the first Aloft Hotel in the borough of Queens, specifically Long Island City. The new hotel lets users enter their rooms without key, using a smartphone or Apple Watch. This hotel will be the fourth Aloft hotel in the New York City metropolitan area, joining properties in Manhattan …

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Hilton Debuts New Hotel in Heart of Brooklyn

NEW YORK — Hilton Hotels & Resorts has debuted its flagship Hilton brand in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill neighborhood with the opening of Hilton Brooklyn New York. Located on the corner of Smith and Schermerhorn Streets, a tree-lined enclave of chic shops, trend-setting restaurants and a lively night scene, the new Hilton Brooklyn hotel features a 19-story mixed-use commercial, retail and condominium …

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Four Seasons Hotel Debuts Downtown

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NEW YORK — Four Seasons has opened a new luxury hotel in downtown Manhattan in a building owned by Silverstein Properties. This is the second Four Seasons hotel in NY with the original at 57 E. 57th Street near Central Park. Located at 27 Barclay Street, the Four Seasons Downtown hotel occupies the bottom third …

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1 Hotels to Open in Brooklyn in February

BROOKLYN — 1 Hotels, a luxury hotel brand, plans to open a new hotel in Brooklyn, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, in February 2017. The hotel is already accepting reservations and will be located at Pier 1 on Brooklyn Bridge Park, just south of the Brooklyn bridge in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood. SH Group, an affiliate …

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Quadrum Global Launches Arlo Hotels in NYC

Private equity firm Quadrum Global has opened two new boutique hotels under the brand Arlo in New York City. The first Arlo Hotel opened in September in Hudson Square with 325 rooms located at 231 Hudson Street. The second Arlo Hotel opened this month in the NoMad area at 11 East 31st Street with 250 rooms. …

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West Elm to Launch Five Hotels

BROOKLYN — Furniture retailer West Elm plans to expand into the travel and hospitality industry with the launch of West Elm Hotels, a partnership with hospitality management and development company DDK. The first properties are expected to be located in Detroit, MI; Minneapolis, MN; Savannah, GA; Charlotte, NC; Indianapolis, IN, and expected to open in late 2018. No NYC locations were …

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Even Hotels Opens Flagship Property in Brooklyn

The flagship EVEN Hotel from IHG is now open in Brooklyn.

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened the EVEN Hotels brand’s fourth hotel and second New York City location, the 202-room flagship EVEN Hotels Brooklyn. Located at 46 Nevins Street in Downtown Brooklyn, the hotel is also adjacent to IHG’s Holiday Inn Brooklyn Downtown which opened in April. EVEN …

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NYC Has Most Hotels for Pokemon Go Travelers

Research from travel website Hotels.com reveals New York City has nine of the top ten U.S. “Pokétels” – those hotels with access to the most Pokéstops and Pokégyms within and near the hotel property*. Number one rated U.S. Pokétel, The Towers at Lotte New York Palace , features 11 Pokéstops/gyms located within 500 feet and …

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Hotel Saranac to Join Hilton’s Curio Collection

Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of the Hotel Saranac in Upstate New York to Curio, Hilton’s collection of independent hotels. Curio caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences. The Hotel Saranac is slated to open in 2017. Located in the village of Saranac Lake, a rural escape in New York State’s …

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