George is the editor of Boutique Hotel News, and has more than a decade's experience as a hospitality, property and travel journalist. He regularly contributes to a wide range of international publications and websites.
UK: Malmaison Hotel du Vin has announced the appointment of Natalie Sexton as group marketing manager.
US: IDeaS Revenue Solutions has acquired Smart Space Strategy Limited, a cloud-based, meeting and events space strategy management solution.
US: The Coachella music festival in California will feature eight tents designed by Marriott International.
UK: Berlin-based property company Land Union Group has opened Mimi’s, its first hotel in the UK.
Caribbean: Jakes Hotel at Treasure `beach in Jamaica has appointed David Ebanks as general manager.
US: Four months after acquiring Morgans Hotel Group, SBE Entertainment Group is in advanced talks to merge with Hakkasan Group.
US: The Darcy, A Curio Collection Hotel, will open in late April near Dupont Circle.
Germany: Pentahotels has appointed John King as executive chef to oversee “gastronomic innovation and the creation of top-quality, yet unpretentious dining experiences”.