You Can Help Update the Master List of Worldwide Hotel Openings in 2011

The hospitality industry is directly related and affected by the ups and downs of the economy. They have faced the brunt of the economic downturn triggered by the collapse of some major banks. But the cycle seems to have turned full circle and the world economy is truly and definitely on the path of recovery. The economies of China and India are registering very rapid growth for economies of their size and the older developed economies have also stabilized and regaining some of their robust health. If you see the Master List of 2010 Openings of new hotels around the world you will not need any further argument to prove that world economy is reviving.

As mentioned earlier the luxury brands are focusing on China to get a share of their growth. It is happening with the hotels as well. The hotel rush that started last year continues well into this year with brands like Marriott and Hyatt opening like gangbusters all over. India will also see lots of Starwood, Marriott and Hyatt properties in 2011. The hotel revival is happening all over Europe and particularly in London to be ready for the Olympics in 2012.

This list here is just the starting point. It will be updated as and when the information comes in. It is not the final or a definitive list. We will expect you to help us update the list and make it more comprehensive. If you have authentic information about a major hotel opening this year that is not on the list or if you can confirm that the dates mentioned in the list are different from the actual proposed dates please put them in comments below. The updated list as on date is given below:

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UNITED STATES

New York City

• The Nolitan: February 15

• Mondrian New York: February 22

• Four Points by Sheraton Long Island/Queensboro Bridge: March 3

• Aloft Brooklyn: March 31

• Dream Downtown: May (possibly Memorial Day Weekend)

• Sanctuary Hotel: Spring

• Axel Hotel: Fall

• Graves Charney: Sometime in 2011

• Tryp by Wyndham: mid-2011

• NoMad Hotel: Sometime in 2011

• Flatiron Hotel: Sometime in 2011

• Hyatt Union Square (different name to come): Sometime in 2011

• Hyatt 48 Lex: Sometime in 2011

Miami

• Hotel Breakwater: March 1

• Dream South Beach: Early 2011

• Element Miami: June 23

Fort Lauderdale

• B Ocean Hotel: January 24

Los Angeles

• The BLVD Hotel: February 4

• Viceroy Beverly Hills: Early 2011

• Cipriani Los Angeles: April

• Hotel Bel-Air (reopening): July

• Old Wilshire Medical Plaza: (not real name) Mid-2011

Chicago

• Ambassador East (reopening by Ian Schrager): September

• Radisson Blu: Fall 2011

Texas

• Four Points By Sheraton Houston Hobby Airport: January 20

• Westin Houston Memorial City: April 6

• Hotel Indigo Waco Texas: September 16

Louisiana

• Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge: March 1

• Hotel Indigo New Orleans: Summer

• Hyatt Regency New Orleans: Late 2011

Other Cities

• Aloft Jacksonville: January 13

• Home2 Suites by Hilton, Fayetteville: February 3 or 25

• JW Marriott Indianapolis: February 4

• Ravella Lake Las Vegas: (formerly the Ritz-Carlton) February 11

• Four Points By Sheraton Memphis East: February 17

• Westin Phoenix: March 10

• Four Points By Sheraton Niagara Falls: March 17

• Home2 Suites by Hilton, Layton/Salt Lake City: April 1

• Four Points By Sheraton Louisville Airport: April 28

• Four Points Kennesaw, Georgia: June 30

• Sheraton Stamford: July 12

• Renaissance Colorado Springs North: July

• Four Points Nashville: August

• Four Points By Sheraton Kalamazoo: September 2

• Hotel Indigo Saddle Brook (NJ): November 1

• Four Points By Sheraton Jacksonville Beach: November 30

• Four Seasons Baltimore: Late 2011

CANADA

• Ritz-Carlton Toronto: February

• Hotel Indigo Vancouver: May 6

• Sheraton Red Deer, Alberta: May 26

• Four Points by Sheraton Edmonton West: December 1

CARIBBEAN

• Trump Ocean Panama Club: Spring

• Park Hyatt Bermuda: November

• Westin Playa Conchal: May 1

MEXICO

• Westin Guadalajara: June 1

• Westin Campeche Resort & Spa: June 1

SOUTH AMERICA

• Villarrica Park Lake Hotel & Spa, Chile: March 21

• Palacio del Inka: June 1

• Westin Lima: May 1

• Hilton Bogota: June

EUROPE

UNITED KINGDOM

London

• St. John Hotel: either late January or March

• Four Seasons Park Lane (reopening): January 31

• W London: February 14

• Avo Hotel: February

• Corinthia London: April 2

• Eccleston Square: May

• St Pancras Renaissance: May 5

• Zetter Townhouse: May

• 45 Park Lane: Summer

• Belgrave, a Thompson Hotel: Summer

• Aloft London ExCeL: Late 2011

• Oxford Hotel King’s Cross: Late 2011

• Intercontinental London: Late 2011

Liverpool

• Hotel Indigo Liverpool: July 8

Scotland

• Hotel Indigo Glasgow: May 2

FRANCE

• Courtyard By Marriott Paris Acrueil: Early February

• Mandarin Oriental Paris: Summer

• W Paris: December 1

• Hotel O Paris: Summer

NETHERLANDS

• Mint Hotel: Summer

PORTUGAL

• InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas: 2011

TURKEY

• Edition Istanbul: Spring

• JW Marriott Ankara: May

• Le Méridien Istanbul Etiler: October 1

GERMANY

• Hilton Frankfurt Airport: March

RUSSIA

• W St. Petersburg: March 1

• InterContinental Moscow Tverskaya: 2011

SWITZERLAND

• Reniassance Zurich Tower: August

UKRAINE

• Four Points by Sheraton Zaporozhye: September 1

INDIA

Bangalore

• JW Marriott Bangalore: February

• Sheraton Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway: May 1

• Renaissance Bangalore: July

Chennai

• JW Marriott Chennai: April

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