Luxury Hotel Brands Flood Into Seoul

Marriott International expands its presence in Seoul while luxury brands like Aman Group, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, and IHG Hotels & Resorts are also entering the South Korean market.

Minor Aims to Add 50 Hotels in India

Minor Hotels plans to open 50 new hotels in India over the next decade, focusing on luxury and upscale segments, while targeting specific opportunities in wellness, lifestyle, and historic venues, and emphasizing partnership-based management.

Brookfield to List The Leela Palaces

Brookfield Asset Management is planning to list its luxury hotel chain, The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts, which represents the largest-ever foreign investment in the Indian hospitality sector.
North America

Selina Receives Nasdaq Delisting Warning

Selina Hospitality received a delisting notice from Nasdaq due to its low stock price, but plans to implement a reverse stock split to regain compliance.

Marriott Rebrands 7 HMI Hotels in Japan

Marriott International and HMI Hotel Group are rebranding seven HMI properties across five major Japanese cities to align with global hospitality trends.

Hyatt Plans 7 New Hotels in India

Hyatt Hotels said they plan to expand their footprint in India by opening seven new hotels and adding 1,115 keys across leisure and city destinations in 2024.

Vietnam Sets International Tourism Goal at 18 Million

A recent implementation of unilateral visa exemptions for 13 European countries was credited for the strong growth in arrivals from the UK, France, Germany, and Russia in January.

Indian Hotels Company Signed 32 New Hotels in 2023

In 2023, the Taj brand strengthened its presence in key metro and commercial cities, including Delhi, Cochin, Dhaka, and Bhutan. Vivanta and SeleQtions collectively added 17 hotels while Ginger signed agreements for six new hotels.