NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldhotels, one of the leading groups for independent hotels, today announced the addition of Hotel Derek, a 314-room boutique hotel that is centrally located adjacent to the Houston Galleria shopping mall in Houston, Texas. The luxurious 4-star hotel, which will be part of the company's Deluxe Collection, is managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts and offers spacious accommodations with an extraordinary sense of style. Accommodations can be booked through the Worldhotels system beginning October 17th.
About Hotel Derek
Hotel Derek epitomizes new urban style with a unique Texas flare. The hotel is well positioned for visitors seeking to explore all that Houston has to offer, including the city's famous Galleria shopping and boutiques, central business district and world-renowned Texas Medical Center.
Guest accommodations feature plush bedding and modern decor accented with "Texas trimmings." Additional hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool and a full-service fitness center, concierge service, room service and valet parking. With over 10,000 square feet of beautifully appointed meeting space, Hotel Derek is a favorite for business meetings, as well as social events and stylish weddings. The Bravo Ballroom, and its adjacent pre-function space, can accommodate parties of up to 500 people.
For guests who want to dine or have cocktails at one of the most popular restaurants in Houston, the Valentino Vinbar Houston – a new innovation from famed restaurateurs Luciano Pellegrini and Piero Selvaggio – is located right inside the hotel.
Reservations at Hotel Derek or any Worldhotels' location can be made online at worldhotels.com, by calling toll free 800-223-5652 in the U.S. and Canada, or through a travel consultant.
Worldhotels now offers 500 unique independent hotels in 250 destinations and 65 countries worldwide. Worldhotels backs independent hotels with the power of a global brand while allowing them to retain their individual character and identity. In addition to its classic "affiliation model", the group offers independent hotels a "full license" branding solution.
About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Started in 1973, Destination Hotels & Resorts has grown to become consistently ranked as one of the top 10 hospitality and property management companies in the country (ranked by Hotel Business) with more than 9,000 employees, over 9,300 hotel rooms and condominium units, and more than $2.7 billion in assets under management.